Feature Contributors

 

KELLY DETWEILER

(cover, Jesuit seal for “AfterWords”) chairs the Department of Art and Art History at SCU. His work has been shown in museums and galleries in the Bay Area, Japan, Korea, Germany, and elsewhere. And it graces a few of the buildings on the Mission Campus.


 

PAMELA FEINSILBER

(“A big, beautiful voice”) is a freelance book editor and writing consultant and contributing writer to San Francisco Magazine. This is her first piece for SCM.


 

JEFF GIRE

(“The stuntwoman”) is a writer/editor for SCU’s Office of Marketing and Communications.


 

JESSE HAMLIN

(“The makers”) has written for the San Francisco Chronicle, New York Times, and other publications during the past 30 years on a wide range of music and art. This is his first feature for us.


 

RON HANSEN M.A. ’95

(“Bella vita”) is the Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., Professor of Arts & Humanities at SCU, the author of 10 books, and the literary editor of this magazine.


 

MAEVE LOUISE HEANEY, VDMF

(“Beauty and beast”) has been a 2011-12 Bannan Fellow at SCU. Since 1984 she has been a consecrated member of the Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity, a contemplative-action missionary community.


 

ANN KILLION

(“The sporting life,” “In the zone”) has covered sports for two decades, writing for Sports Illustrated, the San Jose Mercury News, and other folks. For this magazine, she’s covered soccer and SCU Olympians.


 

MIKE LARREMORE ’08

(“Medicine at 13,000 feet”) is a Denver-based photographer. His photo-essay of medical relief efforts in Haiti appeared in the Summer 2010 SCM.


 

MARK PURDY

(“Storybook season”) is a sports columnist for the San Jose Mercury News. For the Winter 2012 SCM he wrote a piece on the new album by Hot Tuna.


 

BRITT YAP

(“Respect the game”) is an avid soccer fan and a writer/editor for SCU’s Office of Marketing and Communications.



Summer 2012

Table of contents

Features

The Makers

What does it mean to teach the arts—and to create art in all its forms—here and now? By that, we mean here at Santa Clara, in the heart of Silicon Valley, with threads reaching out to the rest of the world.

Respect the game

Now they're the subject of dreams-may-come true movies. But in the beginning, they were women who just wanted to play soccer.

Mission Matters

People, prosperity, and the planet

A new fuel cell design brings top honors to student engineers.

In the zone

First Julie Johnston ’14 was freshman of the year. Then All-American. Now the Under-20 World Cup is calling.

Truth, justice, and coping with atrocities

Legal scholar Beth Van Schaack tapped for State Department post tackling war crimes—from Cambodia to the former Yugoslavia.