Heard On Campus

  • Heard on Campus: James McLurkin

    Heard on Campus: James McLurkin

    On April 16, 2012, James McLurkin addressed an audience at Mayer Theatre as part of SCU's President's Speaker Series.

  • Dream—and do big things

    Dream—and do big things

    Celebrating 50 years of women—with Mary Frances Callan '65, M.A. '67, an educator among the first class of women, and Brandi Chastain '91, a soccer star who scored the penalty shot heard ’round the world.

  • Writer Eric Goodman on campus April 17

    Writer Eric Goodman on campus April 17

    Author of the new novel Twelfth and Race read fiction — and promised some vintage television writing.

  • An insider’s view of the NFL

    An insider’s view of the NFL

    Mike Pereira '72, analyst for FOX Sports, gave a wide-ranging talk on campus, in which he shared his expertise on the gridiron and told his personal story.

  • Engineering with a Mission

    Engineering with a Mission

    In conjunction with the School of Engineering’s centennial, during 2011–12 the President’s Speaker Series has brought leaders and innovators to campus to examine how engineering is changing the world. Here are a couple ways.

    Spring 2012

  • How to nail a dictator

    How to nail a dictator

    The 2012 Alexander Law Prize honors Spanish human rights advocate and attorney Almudena Bernabeu, who has spent 15 years pursuing justice for victims across Latin America, Africa, and the world.

  • Heard on Campus: Woz

    Heard on Campus: Woz

    On Jan. 26, 2012, Steve Wozniak addressed a sold-out audience at Mayer Theatre as part of SCU's President's Speaker Series.

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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.