When Joseph Peterson '72 signed up for ROTC as an undergrad, he planned to complete his military service and then move on. Nearly four decades later, he finally has: with three stars on his shoulder and having served as deputy commander of U.S. Forces Command.
Gen-Xers and Millennials unite! As journalist Barbara Kelley '70 shows in the book she co-authored with her daughter, you have nothing to lose but your angst over not having it all.
Winter 2012 | BOOKS
On New Year’s Day 1937, a team from a little Jesuit school in the Santa Clara Valley stunned the sports world with an upset that won them the Sugar Bowl. And put their home on the map.
Winter 2012 | HISTORY & TRADITION
A journey to Northern Ireland in search of peace and hope. For the Winter 2012 SCM, Martha Suto '70, who has lived for nearly 40 years in Derry, talks with Alumni Association Executive Director Kathy Kale '86 about surviving decades of The Troubles—and what lies ahead.
Winter 2012 | BRONCO NEWS
Mary Jo Zenk '80 on understanding city budgets, Bill Kelly '68 on kindness and masculinity, and J. Michael Gospe Jr. '85, MBA '91 on the high ground in marketing.
Winter 2012 | IN PRINT
Hot Tuna is back with their first studio recording in 20 years. Jorma Kaukonen '64 has tunes and hard-earned wisdom to share, writes Mark Purdy.
Winter 2012 | ALUMNI ARTS
Kiki Bosio '06 and Brittany Klein '08 (left) win a national soccer championship with the Orange County Waves. Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer MBA '87 announces the company's highest quarterly earnings ever. And Julia Minerva '99 earns props as a star among K Street's new generation of lobbyists.
Winter 2012 | ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
Sylvia Tellez '79 gives back to the Santa Clara community by supporting the scholarship she once received.
Winter 2012 | GIFT PLANNING
Remembrances of engineering professor Daniel Strickland and Constance “Connie” M. Ridder J.D. ’85—and recent obituaries of Santa Clara alumni.
Winter 2012 | OBITUARIES
As public defenders on the Homicide Task Force, Robert Strunck ’76 and Crystal Marchigiani ’78 have some 40 years between them representing accused murderers—many of whom faced the death penalty.
Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.
Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.
Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.
The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.
Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.
The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.