Features

  • Bella vita

    Bella vita

    After 66 years, Professor Victor Vari is retiring. He’s imparted to generations of Santa Clara students understanding of Italian language and culture—and how to live a beautiful life.

    Summer 2012

  • The sporting life

    The sporting life

    From a pair of castoff tennis rackets—to nationally known programs and penalty shots heard ’round the world.

    Summer 2012

  • Respect the game

    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.

    Summer 2012

  • The Makers

    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.

    Summer 2012

  • Elemental

    Elemental

    Fate and design, weather and the story of beauty: painting as a way of life for Mark Alsterlind '76

    Summer 2012

  • Medicine at 13,000 feet

    Medicine at 13,000 feet

    For a photo essay on a medical-aid expedition high in the Andes, Mike Larremore '08 travels to Huancavelica, Peru.

    Summer 2012

  • Honors on the court ... and off

    Honors on the court ... and off

    WCC Player of the Year is just one of the honors sophomore Katie Le '14 has garnered both on and off the SCU tennis courts.

  • Kenya to the Breakers

    Kenya to the Breakers

    An SCU student straps on running shoes for a good cause.

  • He's Baaack!

    He's Baaack!

    After a stint with the PawSox, former Bronco Daniel Nava is back in the Majors with the Boston Red Sox.  

  • Heard on Campus: James McLurkin

    Heard on Campus: James McLurkin

    On April 16, 2012, James McLurkin addressed an audience at Mayer Theatre as part of SCU's President's Speaker Series.

Summer 2014

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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.