Santa Clara University’s new president cares about migrants
Oct. 11 inauguration includes panel on family separation, posada, clothing drive

Father O'Brien worked on border near Nogales Media are invited to attend a formal, celebratory ceremony installing Kevin O’Brien, S.J., as the 29th president of Santa Clara University... Delegates representing more than five dozen universities across the United States—including

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Santa Clara University looks to raise $1 billion

The following comes from a Jan. 21 story in the Mercury News. For a school steeped in 167 years of history, Santa Clara University clearly has the future in mind with the public announcement Saturday night of an unprecedented $1 billion capital campaign. The public

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2019-01-23T01:50:20-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |4 Comments

Self-declared critic of Catholic Church gets post at Santa Clara

Comedian and CNN host W. Kamau Bell has been named the Frank Sinatra Chair in the Performing Arts at Santa Clara University for 2017-18. The Jesuit university’s website says, “Bell will mentor and engage with students, faculty, and the Santa

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2017-10-16T12:38:28-07:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: |24 Comments

‘Office of Multicultural Learning’

A Catholic university in California is advertising for a director of its Office of Multicultural Learning (OML) with duties that include advocating for “undocumented students” and other minority groups on campus. In addition to assessing diversity programs and multicultural learning,

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2017-07-11T09:56:31-07:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: Education, Immigration|Tags: , |5 Comments

“A sweeping, inclusive, and dramatic poem”

A rapt audience of about 12,000 Santa Clara University graduating seniors and their family and friends was treated to a sweeping, inclusive, and dramatic poem from the nation’s poet laureate Saturday. The address touched on the forces of climate change,

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‘Protect the rule of law,’ Leon Panetta tells 2017 Santa Clara University law graduates

[Editor’s note: Leon Panetta compiled a strong pro-abortion voting record while serving in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1976 to 1994 from California’s 16th Congressional District. In 1990, he was a co-sponsor of the federal Freedom of Choice Act,

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Pro-abortion speaker tapped for Santa Clara Law School commencement

[Editor's note: Leon Panetta compiled a strong pro-abortion voting record while serving in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1976 to 1994 from California’s 16th Congressional District. In 1990, he was a co-sponsor of the federal Freedom of Choice Act,

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Santa Clara hosts theologian who said Jesus may have been hermaphrodite

Santa Clara University has announced it will be hosting theologian Susannah Cornwall from the University of Exeter, who once suggested that Jesus may have been a hermaphrodite, to discuss “Gendered Theologies and the Common Good.” It is part of the

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2017-03-02T06:13:23-07:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , |46 Comments