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Santa Clara Magazine - Fall 2005 Cover Story

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Playing West to East

Read a Web-exclusive story about Teresa McCollough, associate professor of music at SCU, who performed a recital to a sold-out crowd at the 2005 Beijing Modern Music Festival. One of the pieces in her program was an SCU-commissioned piece for solo piano and Chinese opera gongs by composer Zhou Long.

In this issue

The Familiar Stranger

By Cynthia M. Baker. A Jewish assistant professor of religious studies at SCU, Baker has found a fit between Jews and Jesuits. She reflects on her experiences in this personal essay.

The Drive to Create

By Elizabeth Kelley Gillogly ’93. Albert Hoagland, an adjunct professor at SCU for more than 20 years, helped to build the first disk drive. Now is he working to preserve the history of magnetic disk storage.

Unfinished Message

By Toshio Mori. We share an excerpt from a collection of short stories by Mori, whose work highlights the plight of Japanese immigrants in the U.S. during World War II. The book is a part of the California Legacy Series, a partnership between SCU and Heyday Books.

Portrait of an SCU Student Voter

By Kim Kooyers.  As part of her work as a Hackworth Fellow with the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at SCU, Elizabeth Simas ’05 conducted a campus-wide survey of SCU students to explore students’ values and voting behavior.

 
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