Faces of Innovation

Meet some of Santa Clara’s innovators—in words and deeds making this world a better place.

Santa Clara University is home to generations of leaders innovating with a mission.

Ethical global citizens who transform lives, shape society, and aspire to make the world a better place.

Our campus is in Silicon Valley, but our impact is felt around the world.

We engage with heart and mind to address society’s foremost economic, political, and social challenges.

The impact of our community of students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends is undeniable.

Together we forge solutions to help solve the world’s most pressing challenges.

Meet some of our innovators below.

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Support our mission and inspire the next generation of leaders.

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Our University namesake: Santa Clara de Asís / Photo by Charles Barry
Looking Up

Spotted by stargazers this summer, during a profoundly difficult period for humanity, NEOWISE reminded us to look up, together.

The First

Mel Lewis ’53—the first Black graduate of SCU—reflects on his days as a Bronco.

Following the Trail

Spaniard Franciscan priest Magin Catalá arrived at Mission Santa Clara in 1794. His legacy is deep rooted in campus, literally.

Letters

Written by you, the readers. See what your fellow readers have to say and catch up with SCM.