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Santa Clara Magazine - Summer 2005 Cover Story

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Professor predicts economic growth in 2005

SCU Economics Professor Mario Belotti predicts a period of solid and sustainable growth for the U.S. economy.

In this issue

Wielding the Gavel

By Rita Beamish ’74 The first in a new SCM Alumni Heritage Series, this profile highlights the many SCU alumni who have served their communities as mayor.

A Mogul in the Making

By Larry Sokoloff J.D. ’92 While working toward his business degree, SCU sophomore Tyler Dickman runs a multimillion-dollar business based in Florida.

Top of The Class: Foundation Honors Innovative SCU Professors

By Kim Kooyers This year’s winners of the Louis and Dorina Brutocao Award for Teaching Excellence and the Brutocao Family Foundation Award for Curriculum Innovation are examples of the SCU’s outstanding teaching scholars.

A Global Ethic: A Conversation with Hans Kung

By Rita Beamish ’74 Hans Kung, scholar, Roman Catholic priest, and author of some 50 books on religion and theology, visited SCU in April as part of an international symposium on global ethics.

University Ambassadors

By Michael Harvey ’05 Through their involvement in the University Ambassadors program, more than 100 alumni, parents, and friends of SCU help put a personal touch on the recruitment process.

Virtual Engineers

By Larry Sokoloff J.D. ’92 SCU Professor Mark Ardema’s Introduction to Aerospace Engineering class was bigger than usual when students from El Salvador joined via the Internet and satellite television.

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