Features

  • To catch a thief

    To catch a thief

    Vince Beiser, 21 Feb 2013

    A young mathematician at SCU has helped equip police in Santa Cruz and L.A. with an algorithm that predicts where crimes might happen next. Is this the future of policing?

    Winter 2013

  • How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    How to avoid a bonfire of the humanities

    Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77, 21 Feb 2013

    A veteran chronicler of Silicon Valley looks at why the high-tech industry needs—and wants—folks who know how to tell a story.

    Winter 2013

  • A poem, a prayer, and a martini for the rhino

    A poem, a prayer, and a martini for the rhino

    SCM, 21 Feb 2013

    Two conversations with Chancellor William J. Rewak, S.J.—who’s just published his first collection of poetry, The Right Taxi.

    Winter 2013

  • This will not be on the test.

    This will not be on the test.

    Mitch Finley '73, 21 Feb 2013

    For students of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, there's neither homework nor grades. But there is love of learning—and a special connection to SCU.   

    Winter 2013

  • The play's the thing

    The play's the thing

    Jesse Hamlin, 21 Feb 2013

    Kurds, Arabs, countrymen: Shakespeare Iraq brings the Bard to Ashland like you’ve never heard him. And you can thank Peter Friedrich '91.

    Winter 2013

  • A spirit of continuous improvement

    A spirit of continuous improvement

    Deborah Lohse and Clay Hamilton, 20 Feb 2013

    In his annual State of the University address, President Michael Engh, S.J., focused on new initiatives and innovations at Santa Clara. 

  • Star on the horizon

    Star on the horizon

    Sam Scott '96, 12 Feb 2013

    Goalie Kendall McIntosh '15 joins SCU's soccer team with an already impressive career—and more is on the way.

  • Looking back, moving forward

    Looking back, moving forward

    SCM, 5 Feb 2013

    The cover stories of 2012—and what happened next.

  • Is Pope Benedict's Twitter pilgrimage ministry?

    Is Pope Benedict's Twitter pilgrimage ministry?

    Elizabeth Drescher, 27 Jan 2013

    New media and religion scholar Elizabeth Drescher asks whether the Pope on Twitter really represents a digital ministry. Should it?

  • Make a resolution for a sustainable 2013

    Make a resolution for a sustainable 2013

    Lindsey Cromwell Kalkbrenner, 22 Jan 2013

    The director of SCU's Office of Sustainability suggests five resolutions you can make to help the planet.