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Summer 2017

The Good, the Bad, and the Kid: heroes and villains and when you can’t tell one from the other. Like with artificial intelligence—it’s here, which is both wonderful and terrifying.

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  • ATHLETICS

    Athletics

    Profiles of Santa Clara athletes and coaches, tales of teams from yesterday and today. Go Broncos!

  • ACADEMICS & RESEARCH

    Academics & Research

    Explore teaching and scholarship at SCU, including research done by students: from controlling a NASA satellite to studying the effects of climate change or looking at grotesque advertising.

  • BOOKS & ARTS

    Books & Arts

    Books, music, and art from Santa Clara faculty, students and alumni. Featuring slideshows and podcasts.

  • THE UNIVERSITY TODAY

    The University Today

    Wondering what that new building is? Curious about the strategic plan? Get the latest news from around the Mission Campus.

  • HISTORY & TRADITIONS

    History & Traditions

    Snapshots and stories from the past that have shaped the Santa Clara of today.

  • INNOVATIONS

    Innovations

    From high-tech to entrepreneurial endeavors, here are projects and ideas with roots in the Mission Campus.

  • CURRENT EVENTS

    Current Events

    Stories that connect to the big conversations we're having as a society, or should be having.

  • SERVICE & SPIRITUALITY

    Service & Spirituality

    Matters of faith, social justice, and the stuff at the heart of a Jesuit education.

  • A Renaissance Man

    A Renaissance Man

    Diane Dreher, 21 Jul 2017

    Remembering Christiaan Theodoor Lievestro—professor of English who taught Santa Clara students for a quarter century

  • General Advice

    General Advice

    Steven Boyd Saum, 20 Jun 2017

    A conversation with Major General Garrett S. Yee ’87 about cybersecurity, Silicon Valley vs. Washington, family history, and what a young officer needs to know.

  • Bronco ’67

    Bronco ’67

    SCM Staff, 19 Jun 2017

    Checking in with some of the Santa Clara grads who set forth in the world at the beginning of the Summer of Love  

  • Today Is a New Day

    Today Is a New Day

    Juan Felipe Herrera, 18 Jun 2017

    A poem, an invitation, and a call to be this new day—from the U.S. Poet Laureate to the Santa Clara Class of 2017.

  • A Beautiful Voice

    A Beautiful Voice

    Steven Boyd Saum, 12 Jun 2017

    Pioneers, Elvis, and grilled cheese sandwiches: a conversation with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

  • Discover. Innovate.

    Discover. Innovate.

    Steven Boyd Saum, 2 Jun 2017

    A $30 million gift from the Leavey Foundation to help build a new home for science and engineering

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  • Tomás Jiménez ’98

    Tomás Jiménez ’98 published his second book, The Other Side of Assimilation: How Immigrants Are Changing American Life.

  • Bryan Donaldson ’09

    Bryan Donaldson ’09 is the brewing innovation manager at Lagunitas Brewing Co., working to keep Lagunitas at the forefront of the brewing industry.

  • Esther Armendariz Ludlow M.A. ’08

    Esther Armendariz Ludlow M.A. ’08 celebrated the first anniversary of her podcast, “Once Upon a Crime,” which has more than 2 million downloads. 

  • Mario Cordero J.D. ’78

    Mario Cordero J.D. ’78 was named executive director of Port of Long Beach, California, the second largest container port in the U.S. Previously, he was chairman of Federal Maritime Commission, appointed by President Obama.

  • Rolanda Pierre Dixon J.D. ’80

    Rolanda Pierre Dixon J.D. ’80 was keynote speaker at Mission College’s African American Celebration Luncheon. As the first African American assistant district attorney of Santa Clara County, she established its first domestic violence unit.

  • Ryan Khojasteh ’16

    Ryan Khojasteh ’16 was unanimously appointed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to the Immigrants Rights Commission.

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