Fall 2012

  • Engineering with a Mission

    Engineering with a Mission

    The engineering work being done today was the stuff of imagination when the School of Engineering started a century ago. Where do we go from here?

    Fall 2012

  • We, robots

    We, robots

    Adventures with the Robotics Systems Laboratory by land, sea, and sky. And in orbit.

    Fall 2012

  • Sarah Kate Wilson vs. Godzilla

    Sarah Kate Wilson vs. Godzilla

    An engineering professor tackles big problems—like attracting more women to her field and transferring mountains of data through the air.

    Fall 2012

  • Deluge and drought

    Deluge and drought

    Lessons in how to wedge data into smaller spaces. And build a smarter energy grid.

    Fall 2012

  • Building biomedical tests

    Building biomedical tests

    Where engineering meets biology, the work ranges from diagnosing voice disorders to tracking toxicity in the brain.

    Fall 2012

  • The long view

    The long view

    Build it safer and stronger—sustainably.

    Fall 2012

  • Drago's gold

    Drago's gold

    From an Olympic water polo medal to designing systems for the rocket that put men on the Moon: the life and work of engineering professor Dragoslav Siljak.

    Fall 2012

  • Wings

    Wings

    For a century, John J. Montgomery has been given short shrift when it comes to his role as an aviation pioneer. It's time to set things right.

    Fall 2012

  • Can you stand the heat?

    Can you stand the heat?

    It took months of space flight for the Curiosity rover to reach Mars. And, to survive the heat of entry, it took a shield that a team led by Robin Beck ’77 designed.

    Fall 2012

  • The million-dollar Leavey Challenge

    The million-dollar Leavey Challenge

    SCU can receive a major grant—but needs gifts from 9,000 undergraduate alumni to make it happen.

    Fall 2012

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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.