• Radiant house

    Radiant house

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

    Spring 2014

  • Américas cuisine

    Américas cuisine

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

    Spring 2014

  • Lessons from the field

    Lessons from the field

    Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

    Spring 2014

  • Inside Ukraine’s revolution

    Inside Ukraine’s revolution

    Along the road to crisis: hope, despair, and a Q&A with writer Andrey Kurkov.

    Spring 2014
     

  • Decide who we are

    Decide who we are

    After half a century as a pariah state, Myanmar is opening to the world. People have stories to tell. And they want to shape for themselves what comes next.

    Spring 2014

  • Carried with compassion

    Carried with compassion

    The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

    Spring 2014

  • Farther afield

    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.

    Spring 2014

  • What connects us

    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.

    Spring 2014

  • For the record

    For the record

    As California grapples with a historic drought, state officials are asking residents to conserve water—something Santa Clara has been working on for the past decade. Here’s where efforts stand.

    Spring 2014

  • Light and beauty that transcend time and space

    Light and beauty that transcend time and space

    Announcing the Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building: a place to make art, study its history, and through virtual reality technology explore the whole blessed world.

    Spring 2014

Winter 2014

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.