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Spring 2016

Stars: The NASA Maverick who saved Hubble, and other literal and metaphoric stars that guide us.

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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.

  • Cultivating Our Garden

    Cultivating Our Garden

    Jose Ramon Villarin, S.J., 19 Apr 2016

    Ateneo de Manila University president Jose Ramon “Jett” Villarin, S.J., visited the Mission Campus to give the Santa Clara Lecture on the pope, the poor, and the planet. And to remind us we all need to help cultivate the garden.

  • ‘One of the Nation’s Greatest Women’

    ‘One of the Nation’s Greatest Women’

    Alden Mudge, 8 Apr 2016

    She was an extraordinary advocate and leader in the Progressive Era. Her husband even used to talk about “when we were governor.”

  • Hit and Run

    Hit and Run

    Sam Scott '96, 1 Apr 2016

    Catching up with former all-star outfielder Randy Winn '96 

  • Baseball’s Cinderella Story

    Baseball’s Cinderella Story

    Harold Gutmann, 1 Apr 2016

    Having faced adversity throughout his life, Daniel Nava stayed resilient and had a breakout time with the Boston Red Sox. This year sees him with the Los Angeles Angels.

  • Grace in a Competitive World

    Grace in a Competitive World

    Ed Cohen, 31 Mar 2016

    Meet this year’s commencement speaker, Carolyn Woo, leader of Catholic Relief Services worldwide.

  • The Justice Delayed

    The Justice Delayed

    Margaret M. Russell and David L. Sloss, 22 Mar 2016

    The latest example of partisan stonewalling? Or are the days of the court’s conservative majority numbered?

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Alumni News

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  • Allison Kopf '11

    Allison Kopf '11, CEO of Agrilyst, won the $50,000 grand prize at TechCrunch Disrupt's Startup Battlefield.

  • Maria Evans '81

    Maria Evans '81 was named Principal of the Year and bestowed an Excellence in Education award by the Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce.

  • Stephen Sifferman ’93, M.S. ’98

    Stephen Sifferman ’93, M.S. ’98 received the SCU School of Engineering's 2015 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award.

  • Tony Scott J.D. ’92

    Tony Scott J.D. ’92 is the new United States chief information officer and administrator of OMB’s Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology.

  • Francisco Jiménez ’66

    Napa County Reads has selected the autobiographic stories by Francisco Jiménez ’66 for its literacy program with middle school students.

  • Mike Cummins ’79

    Mike Cummins ’79 has joined the San José State University baseball program as the team’s volunteer assistant coach.

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