• Welcome to the new santaclaramagazine.com

    Welcome to the new santaclaramagazine.com

    It's more than just a new look. Here at the online SCM, you'll now find new material every week—with updates from around campus and throughout the SCU Alumniverse.

  • Begin with love

    Begin with love

    Three exhibits at the de Saisset Museum tackle the subject of homelessness—from the Great Depression to our streets today.

  • How does Apple do it?

    How does Apple do it?

    Assistant Professor of Psychology Katerina Bezrukova finds that work-related conflicts can help solidify a climate of creativity.  

  • No, Social Security is not a Ponzi scheme

    No, Social Security is not a Ponzi scheme

    Economics professor Alexander Field offers his opinion on Social Security in an op-ed for McClatchy Newspapers, republished here.    

  • The Degnan Way

    First the students write and James P. Degnan edits. Then the students rewrite and rewrite and rewrite, as often as necessary.

Summer 2014

Table of contents

Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.