Nurturing Nature

A story in two stories: How do children change given their circumstances, and how can we affect the direction of that change?

Trauma Paves the Way

Always Turn Toward the Sun

DREAM Achieved

A dream to expand education access earns this entrepreneur entrance to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program.

Brain Games

The therapeutic potential of AI-powered brain implants is no doubt exciting. But questions abound about the inevitable ethical ramifications of putting new, largely unregulated tech into human beings.

Sociology, Gen Ed, and Breaking the Rules

Fewer students are majoring in social sciences but they’re still one of the most popular areas of study. Santa Clara sociologists explain why.

Super Powered Compassion

The latest children’s book from clinical psychologist Professor Shauna Shapiro teaches kids how to cultivate self-compassion.