Art

  • The music of geometry

    The music of geometry

    A new exhibit at the de Saisset Museum explores the workspace and methods of renowned sculptor Fletcher Benton.

  • The test of the search

    The test of the search

    For photographer Wynn Bullock, the journey was all about the search. And a new exhibit at the de Saisset museum explores his travels.

  • The mystery of the side chapel saint

    The mystery of the side chapel saint

    The restoration of a Mission-era painting reveals more than subtle colors and artistic workmanship—it also uncovers a decades-old case of mistaken identity. 

    Winter 2013

  • Where the sea meets the sky

    Where the sea meets the sky

    Dazzling portraits from the deep—in a new photo exhibit at San Francisco International Airport by Susan Middleton '70.

  • West African Friday nights

    West African Friday nights

    SCU photography professor David Pace received Daylight's 2011 Work-in-Process prize for his work on Friday night dance parties in the West African village of Bereba.

  • 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

  • Shine a light

    Shine a light

    Eight hundred years ago, Clare of Assisi traded a life of privilege for one of religious devotion. This year the University celebrates this woman and saint, whose name it bears.

    Summer 2012

  • Pedal faster

    Pedal faster

    New shows at the de Saisset Museum opened Apr. 12 — with a panel on Clunkers to MTBs: the evolution of the mountain bike.

  • Doing something unfamous

    Doing something unfamous

    Andy Warhol Polaroids on display at the de Saisset Museum Princess Caroline, Wayne Gretzky, and dozens more.

    Spring 2012

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Spring 2014

Table of contents

Features

Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.

What connects us

The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.