Features

  • Getting to the truth of Silicon Valley

    Getting to the truth of Silicon Valley

    Mike Cassidy, 5 Dec 2013

    Tech commentator and author Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77 has made the study of Silicon Valley his life's work. And his new novel finds the point where fact and fiction meet.

  • Confronting the unspeakable

    Confronting the unspeakable

    James W. Douglass '61, 12 Nov 2013

    Peace activist and writer James Douglass '61 finds hope in the tragedy of Kennedy's assassination. Nov. 22 marks the 50th anniversary of that painful day.

  • All things are possible

    All things are possible

    Amy Tan, 6 Nov 2013

    The Valley of Amazement: Amy Tan talks about how her new novel came to be—and she discusses with writer Ron Hansen how Santa Clara figured into the origins of her groundbreaking first novel, The Joy Luck Club.

  • The difference maker

    The difference maker

    Graham Hays, 29 Oct 2013

    She’s a good player in the U.S., but in Mexico, Sofia Huerta ’15 has a great chance to make a real difference in women’s soccer.

  • A powerhouse of high tech law

    A powerhouse of high tech law

    Nathalie Pierrepont, 23 Oct 2013

    SCU grads populate the top ranks of Silicon Valley legal departments because technology is “everywhere they turn,” says High Tech Law Institute director Eric Goldman.

  • In pursuit of a pastoral church

    In pursuit of a pastoral church

    Tom Reese, S.J., 18 Oct 2013

    National Catholic Reporter senior analyst Thomas Reese, S.J., argues how Pope Francis might reform the Catholic Church.

  • Building walls, breaking down barriers

    Building walls, breaking down barriers

    Garvin Thomas, 10 Oct 2013

    Some might think there’s nothing a 75-year-old Jesuit priest can teach a bunch of college kids when it comes to technology. They haven’t met James Reites, S.J., MST ’71.

  • One in a million

    One in a million

    Michael E. Engh, S.J., 26 Sep 2013

    A note of thanks to the SCU alumni. You came through in record numbers to secure a $1 million challenge grant for the University.

    Fall 2013

  • Good light

    Good light

    Charles Barry, 26 Sep 2013

    For a quarter century Charles Barry has told Santa Clara’s stories in photographs. Here are a few.

    Fall 2013

  • Yes, but is it the right thing to do?

    Yes, but is it the right thing to do?

    Sam Scott ’96, 26 Sep 2013

    From business to government to college campuses, it’s not always a question that gets asked. But here’s how the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics set out to change that.

    Fall 2013