Meet the Staff

Steven Saum 

EDITOR

Steven Boyd Saum


Kristen Intlekofer 

ASSISTANT EDITOR

Kristen Intlekofer


Ron Hansen 

LITERARY EDITOR

Ron Hansen M.A. '95


Linda Degastaldi 

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Linda Degastaldi-Ortiz


Clay Hamilton 

ASSOCIATE EDITOR,
SANTACLARAMAGAZINE.COM

Clay Hamilton


Charles Barry 

PHOTOGRAPHER

Charles Barry


Veronica Christie 

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Veronica Christie


Brian Washburn 

WEBMASTER

Brian Washburn



Leah Gonzalez intern 

EDITORIAL INTERNS

Leah Gonzalez '14


Lucas Hapin '15 

 

Lucas Hapin '15


Danae Stahlnecker 

 

Danae Stahlnecker '15


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—an essay in words and images.

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

The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.