Academics & Research

  • Wickedly Complex

    Wickedly Complex

    Michelle Marvier ’90, 15 Jun 2017

    Emerging diseases, cyberterrorism, and food insecurity are tough nuts to crack. That’s why we need to put scientists and engineers together to solve them.

    Summer 2017

  • Wrangler and the Jazzman

    Wrangler and the Jazzman

    Jesse Hamlin, 15 Jun 2017

     A dog with millions of fans. And Bill Stevens, a blind jazz pianist, teaching students to do more than they imagined possible.

    Summer 2017

  • They LEAD

    They LEAD

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    LEAD celebrates 10 years helping first-generation students on their way to law degrees, doctorates, and success at Fortune 500 companies. What comes next is even bigger.

    Summer 2017

  • What Sparks Your Enthusiasm?

    What Sparks Your Enthusiasm?

    Heidi Williams ’06, 15 Jun 2017

    Professor Tim Healy is a live wire. Ideas swarm in his brain like extra electrons in his outer valence band, and for five decades he’s brought that spark and connection to the SCU electrical engineering faculty.

    Summer 2017

  • Dean of Cool

    Dean of Cool

    Deepa Arora, 15 Jun 2017

    Alfonso Ortega is an expert in technologies for cooling electronics. And he takes the helm in August as the new dean of the School of Engineering.

    Summer 2017

  • Finding Comfort in Discomfort

    Finding Comfort in Discomfort

    Devin Collins ’17, 2 Jan 2017

    SCU students participating in Global Medical Brigades help eliminate obstacles between medical care and those in need.

  • Playing to Learn

    Playing to Learn

    BizEd Staff, 13 Sep 2016

    Leavey School professor Hersh Shefrin uses a self-created simulation to help students improve their decision-making skills.

  • Dive In

    Dive In

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Aug 2016

    Oceanographer Sylvia Earle and Autodesk explorer-in-residence Jonathan Knowles tackle the state of the deep blue.

    Summer 2016

  • Keep It Clean

    Keep It Clean

    Esther Young ’18, 15 Aug 2016

    Udall Foundation Scholarship winner Déjà Thomas ’17 will advocate for communities disproportionately affected by environmental issues.

    Summer 2016

  • Beyond Borders

    Beyond Borders

    Esther Young ’18, 15 Aug 2016

    Four fabulous Fulbright fellowships: to Australia to study the pond apple, to Morocco to forge ties between policymakers and grass roots organizations, to Ghana to study health care, and to the Czech lands to teach English.

    Summer 2016