Winter 2012

  • Healthy, wealthy, and wise

    Healthy, wealthy, and wise

    What the proliferating lists of college rankings are saying about graduation rates, salaries of grads, solar power, and happiness.

    Winter 2012 | RANKINGS

  • Honoring top educators

    Honoring top educators

    Recognizing exceptional members of the SCU community for their scholarship, teaching, and leadership in 2011.

    Winter 2012 | FACULTY & STAFF

  • New from SCU Faculty

    New from SCU Faculty

    Fabio López-Lázaro's The Misfortunes of Alonso Ramírez, editor Aparajita Nanda's Black California: A Literary Anthology, and Judith Dunbar's The Winter's Tale, along with others, are featured.

    Winter 2012 | BOOKS

  • The Winter's Tale: an interview with Judith Dunbar

    The Winter's Tale: an interview with Judith Dunbar

    Shakespeare scholar Judith Dunbar on the Bard and tragicomedy, strong women, and stage direction. An interview by Jon Teel '12.

    Winter 2012 | BOOKS

  • Future imperfect

    Future imperfect

    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

  • Bribes, bombs, and outright lies

    Bribes, bombs, and outright lies

    Legendary lawyer Clarence Darrow comes to campus—and shows that ethical issues raised in the Trial of the Century remain as vexing today as they did when spittoons lined the courthouse floor.

    Winter 2012 | LAW

  • Sweetness

    Sweetness

    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

  • May the road rise up to meet you

    May the road rise up to meet you

    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

  • Alumni Books

    Alumni Books

    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

  • Let me lay it on you

    Let me lay it on you

    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

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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.