Mission Matters

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1938

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1938

    A crowd of 41,000 watches Santa Clara beat Louisiana State in the Sugar Bowl. And SCU's student newspaper declares the 83-minute Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs "too long."

    Winter 2013
     

  • Honoring top educators

    Honoring top educators

    A few of the stellar SCU faculty recognized in 2012 for their scholarship, teaching, and leadership.  

    Winter 2013

  • New from SCU faculty

    New from SCU faculty

    A remarkable new collection of short stories by Ron Hansen M.A. '95, Nancy C. Unger's historical survey of women and the environment, and much more.

    Winter 2013

  • Woz's wisdom and the generosity that defines us

    Woz's wisdom and the generosity that defines us

    Undergrad commencement celebrates 100 years of engineering and 50 years of women on the Mission Campus.

    Fall 2012

  • Case not closed

    Case not closed

    The 2012 Alexander Law Prize recognizes the work by human rights attorney Almudena Bernabeau to bring to justice those responsible for the killing of the Jesuits in El Salvador.

    Fall 2012

  • New to the board

    New to the board

    Five highly experienced new trustees were elected to Santa Clara's Board of Trustees in June.

    Fall 2012

  • Player of the year

    Player of the year

    Computer engineering major Katie Le ’14 becomes the first Bronco to battle in the NCAA women's singles tourney.

    Fall 2012

  • A grand new gateway

    A grand new gateway

    Step inside the Patricia A. and Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building.

    Fall 2012

  • A new Graham

    A new Graham

    21st-century comforts welcome freshmen and sophomore students in the new Graham Hall.

    Fall 2012

  • A rivalry like no other

    A rivalry like no other

    It's only a game, right? Not if we're talking soccer and USA vs. Mexico.

    Fall 2012

Winter 2014

Table of contents

Features

Rise up, my love

There are the sanctuaries built for worship—and that carry beauty and grace for all to see. Then there are the improvised places of faith, perhaps more subtle in how they speak to the wonder worked there.

The chaplain is in the House

With the way things have gone recently in Congress, looking to the heavens for some help and guidance might seem like a very good idea. In fact, that’s what Pat Conroy, S.J., M.Div. ’83 is there to do.

Welcome to Citizenville

Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers that they should read? Well, the author is now lieutenant governor of California. Before that, he was mayor of San Francisco. That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89.

Mission Matters

Goooaal!

Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.

Patent trolls, beware

The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

A sight of innocence

George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.