Fall 2012

  • The boys of '50

    The boys of '50

    An engineering class like no other.

    Fall 2012

  • Two Bills and me

    Two Bills and me

    Learning from a pair of passionate Broncos and extraordinary human beings.

    Fall 2012

  • In Print

    In Print

    Chuck Eichten ’84 writes on living a better life despite diabetes and Nicholas Buccola ’01 examines the political thought of Frederick Douglass.

    Fall 2012

  • Follow your compass

    Follow your compass

    From the classroom to the clinic, from California farm communities to Haiti and Tanzania, these Broncos have made a difference. They were recognized at the 2012 Alumni Association Awards, presented April 28.

    Fall 2012

  • Obituaries

    Obituaries

    Remembrances of board member and former Alumni Association president Robert Frederick Lautze ’39, friend of the University Emma Rita Shane Anderson, former athletic news director Richard W. Degnon—and recent obituaries of Santa Clara alumni.

    Fall 2012

  • From the Mission to Mars

    From the Mission to Mars

    Start with a question you’ve heard a million times: Why? And the stories start to spin out from there, perhaps of fitting together plastic blocks as a boy, which is part of the answer: Here’s why I became an engineer. 

    Fall 2012
     

  • Letters

    Letters

    Readers write in about Dr. Victor Vari, the de Saisset Museum, women who've made a difference, and a family with five generations of Broncos.

    Fall 2012

  • Dream harder

    Dream harder

    What idea do you expect to see—or would you like to see—built to scale as we begin the second century of engineering at Santa Clara?

    Fall 2012

  • A clear and thorough teacher

    A clear and thorough teacher

    Farewell, William Donnelly, S.J. '49, MST '64: The longtime faculty member, alumnus, and past administrator passed away on Oct. 26.

    Fall 2012

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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.