Faculty

  • Dr. Hall of Fame

    Dr. Hall of Fame

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

    Summer 2011

  • Call her Commissioner

    Call her Commissioner

    Catherine J. K. Sandoval joins the California Public Utilities Commission.

    Summer 2011

  • Top teaching scholars

    Top teaching scholars

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

    Spring 2011

  • Spiritual Exercises

    Spiritual Exercises

    Iñigo de Loyola kept a notebook of the consolations, graces, and inner wrenchings he experienced while meditating on scripture. It became a practical manual for others.

    Summer 2006

  • A Puzzling Professor

    A Puzzling Professor

    Byron Walden, an assistant professor of mathematics at SCU, draws on his knowledge of numerical analysis to create crossword puzzles for The New York Times.

    Summer 2004

  • The Degnan Way

    First the students write and James P. Degnan edits. Then the students rewrite and rewrite and rewrite, as often as necessary.

Winter 2014

Table of contents

Features

Rise up, my love

There are the sanctuaries built for worship—and that carry beauty and grace for all to see. Then there are the improvised places of faith, perhaps more subtle in how they speak to the wonder worked there.

The chaplain is in the House

With the way things have gone recently in Congress, looking to the heavens for some help and guidance might seem like a very good idea. In fact, that’s what Pat Conroy, S.J., M.Div. ’83 is there to do.

Welcome to Citizenville

Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers that they should read? Well, the author is now lieutenant governor of California. Before that, he was mayor of San Francisco. That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89.

Mission Matters

Goooaal!

Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.

Patent trolls, beware

The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

A sight of innocence

George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.