• Ebullience in the Mission

    Ebullience in the Mission

    On April 25, the SCU Orchestra performs an Easter-inspired program in the Mission Church.

    Spring 2014

  • Another pull

    Another pull

    Muscle and oar and what moves them: day after day after day in the early morning hours, with men’s crew coach Jay Farwell ’94, J.D. ’01.

    Spring 2014

  • Class notes

    Class notes

    Updates and news from your fellow Broncos, with photos, links, and more online. Submit your notes by June 1 to be considered for the Fall print magazine.

  • Transforming fear into hope

    Transforming fear into hope

    Artist Lin Evola ’75 uses decommissioned weapons—including nuclear missiles—to shape images of peace such as 1962, No. 2.

    Spring 2014

  • The Bronco community is here—and there, and everywhere

    The Bronco community is here—and there, and everywhere

    Keep Santa Clara close, no matter where you live.

    Spring 2014

  • The equalizer

    The equalizer

    How a modest sum given by one family changed the future of Marty Boyer ’78.

  • In memoriam

    In memoriam

    SCU Athletics Hall of Famer Raymond “Frisky” Kaliski ’36; Thomas W. Cain ’70, J.D. ’73, former Superior Court judge for Santa Clara County; and Philip Scholz ’01, who died while saving another man’s life, are among those remembered.

  • The pursuit

    With hunger and curiosity, we seek a narrative arc that deepens understanding, both near and far—whether here on a bucolic campus or in Takhar and Yangon, on the sidewalks of New York or the streets of Ukraine.

  • Letters

    Readers remember The Owl and Howard Anawalt, share answers to the question “Where do you pray?,” and more.

  • Spring sprung

    Spring has sprung on the Mission campus.

    Spring 2014

Spring 2014

Table of contents

Features

Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on Capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.

What connects us

Plus, some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.