Spring-Summer 2013

  • All this, and a lovely campus, too

    All this, and a lovely campus, too

    A roundup of how some folks rate colleges around the country—from business and law programs to salaries of grads to looks.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1973

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1973

    A "total environment show," the first female ROTC cadets, and the inaugural SCU Rat Race.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Keep the door open

    Keep the door open

    For teaching and advising and a ministry that’s blessed this place for 48 years—paying tribute to Charles Phipps, S.J.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • New from SCU faculty

    New from SCU faculty

    Kristin E. Heyer grapples with the human dimension of immigration, the writings of theologian Robert McAfee Brown are collected, and Tim J. Myers writes about being a dad.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The $1 million question

    The $1 million question

    Can SCU alumni win the university’s first-ever challenge grant?

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Range of motion

    Range of motion

    Misha Patel Bechtolsheim ’05 studied business and dance at SCU but assumed they were mutually exclusive. She soon learned otherwise.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The mountains we climb

    The mountains we climb

    Courage, confidence, and a good trail guide are all invaluable. Bryan Neider ’78 found all three at Santa Clara.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    Joe Frontiera ’97 weighs in on how to turn losers into winners, Lewis Buzbee ’79 concocts a time-traveling tale involving Mark Twain, and more offerings of fiction and non-fiction from alumni.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Burning bright

    Burning bright

    From building bonfires to businesses, Hall Evans ’51 understands why it's important to support a bright idea.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Obituaries

    Obituaries

    Remembering Michael Anthony Sweeney, Leonard Napolitano ’51, and others.

    Spring/Summer 2013

Summer 2014

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.