Alumni

  • Twice as sweet

    Twice as sweet

    Celebrating 75 years of back-to-back victories in the Sugar Bowl

    Winter 2013

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    James W. Douglass '60 researches the murder of Gandhi, Joe Wolff '67, M.A. '72 offers up a delectable guide to the cafes of San Francisco, Gary Keister '62 summons up the landscapes and seascapes of the Northwest, and more.

    Winter 2013

  • Obituaries

    Obituaries

    Remembering Fr. William F. Donnelly, the Ciraulo brothers, and other folks we'll miss.

    Winter 2013

  • A valedictorian of Olympic proportions

    A valedictorian of Olympic proportions

    Kelly Crowley ’99 medaled twice in cycling at the 2012 Paralympics—and won gold in Athens in swimming in ’04 and was valedictorian of SCU.

  • Can you stand the heat?

    Can you stand the heat?

    It took months of space flight for the Curiosity rover to reach Mars. And, to survive the heat of entry, it took a shield that a team led by Robin Beck ’77 designed.

    Fall 2012

  • Obituaries

    Obituaries

    Remembrances of board member and former Alumni Association president Robert Frederick Lautze ’39, friend of the University Emma Rita Shane Anderson, former athletic news director Richard W. Degnon—and recent obituaries of Santa Clara alumni.

    Fall 2012

  • Political storytelling and "Muslim rage"

    Political storytelling and "Muslim rage"

    Reza Aslan '95 talks to SCM about the Arab Spring, reaction to the hateful "film" Innocence of Muslims, and Newsweek's recent "Muslim Rage" cover.

  • Chemical kinetics

    Chemical kinetics

    This molecular biologist traded the lab for the gridiron. The latest test for Jason Tarver '97: turning around the Oakland Raiders defense.

  • An All-American comes home

    An All-American comes home

    After a trade to the San Jose Earthquakes, Mehdi Ballouchy is returning to his hometown crowd at Buck Shaw Stadium.

  • Where the sea meets the sky

    Where the sea meets the sky

    Dazzling portraits from the deep—in a new photo exhibit at San Francisco International Airport by Susan Middleton '70.

Summer 2014

Table of contents

Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.