Winter 2010

  • A 10-plus!

    A 10-plus!

    Welcome to the Paul L. Locatelli, S.J., Student Activity Center.

    Winter 2010

  • Solar cooling? Here it comes.

    Solar cooling? Here it comes.

    Santa Clara’s Ripple House, which took third in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, was recently outfitted with a cutting-edge rooftop solar collector.

    Winter 2010

  • What do the numbers show?

    What do the numbers show?

    With the annual parade of college rankings bigger than ever, SCU scores high, especially when it comes to return on investment.

    Winter 2010

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970

    There were only four days of classes, three philosophy courses were required to graduate, and hundreds of students boycotted class to protest U.S. military action in Cambodia.

    Winter 2010

  • Corporate social responsibility: the bottom line

    Corporate social responsibility: the bottom line

    Many companies seek to keep (or regain) the public’s good graces by performing acts of corporate social responsibility, or CSR. But how does it affect the bottom line?

    Winter 2010

  • ... And ladies of the club

    ... And ladies of the club

    In 2010, the Catala Club celebrated 80 years of work and play. As a group, they’ve raised millions for scholarships—and they’re going strong.

    Winter 2010

  • Ten truths about leadership

    Ten truths about leadership

    Context is constantly shifting. But the content of leadership has not changed much at all.

    Winter 2010

  • Letters

    Letters

    Readers write in about Paul Locatelli, S.J. ’60, remembrance of Jerry Sullivan, S.J., Daniel Nava’s grand entrance onto the major league stage, and inspiring professors from Santa Clara University.

  • Why climb it?

    Why climb it?

    ”Because it’s there", the man answered—it being Mt. Everest, rising amid a range whose name means the Abode of Snow to a height taller than any other mountain on the globe.

    Winter 2010

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.