Matthew E. Carnes, S.J., M.Div. ’03 has been assistant professor of government at Georgetown University since 2009 and is the recipient of several awards for outstanding teaching and faculty excellence. He received his doctorate in political science from Stanford, where he also received his bachelor’s in international relations. A Jesuit priest since 2003, he was a Jesuit scholar-in-residence at Unity Residential Learning Community at SCU from 2004 to 2008 and from 2011 to 2012, and coordinated student immersion trips to Tijuana, Mexico.

Erick Berrelleza, S.J., serves as a pastoral minister at St. Mary–St. Catherine of Siena Parish, in Charlestown, Massachusetts, and researches with the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University. His previous appointments have included advocacy for asylum seekers with Jesuit Refugee Service in Munich, Germany, and work in the Dominican Republic and Uruguay. He taught religious studies at Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose from 2010 to 2012 and has served on special assignment at the president’s office at SCU.

Growing Home

A garden finds a home where once little could grow: A decade ago, the Forge sprung from a lot filled with construction debris. Today it nurtures students in new directions.

Hidden Treasure

Andrea Hoff dug into the SCU Artifacts collection looking for history. She hit gold.

A Campus Transformed

A look into the physical future of Santa Clara

Germ Fighter

Finding the source of outbreaks can prevent people from getting sick. One professor is making that search take less time.