The University Today

  • Most excellent!

    Most excellent!

    SCU's Bronco Battalion is again recognized as the most-excellent university-based officer training program with a MacArthur Award.

  • New to the Board

    New to the Board

    Santa Clara's Board of Trustees welcomed four new members in October 2011.

    Winter 2012 | TRUSTEES

  • 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

  • Welcome to the new santaclaramagazine.com

    Welcome to the new santaclaramagazine.com

    It's more than just a new look. Here at the online SCM, you'll now find new material every week—with updates from around campus and throughout the SCU Alumniverse.

  • Comings and goings

    Comings and goings

    Welcome to a new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, a new director for the Ignatian Center, and farewell to Don Dodson.

    Fall 2011

  • A dazzling (and new!) first impression

    A dazzling (and new!) first impression

    Prepare to be dazzled by two new buildings rising on the Mission Campus: the Patricia A. and Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building—and a brand new Graham Hall.

    Fall 2011

  • Dr. Hall of Fame

    Dr. Hall of Fame

    Terry Shoup M.A. ’02 honored as a Silicon Valley great.

    Summer 2011

  • Top teaching scholars

    Top teaching scholars

    Honoring teaching, research, and service to the University in 2010

    Spring 2011

  • Things are looking up—and prayers are always welcome

    Things are looking up—and prayers are always welcome

    When President Michael Engh, S.J., stood behind the lectern in the Mission Church on Feb. 24 to offer his State of the University address, he began by saying, “Prayers are always welcome.”  

    Summer 2010

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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.