Jason Tarver '97 joins the Oakland Raiders as defensive coordinator, Lloyd Pierce '98 is the player development coach for the Memphis Grizzlies, and Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., STL '87 became the 32nd president of College of the Holy Cross.
Remembrances of William Yabroff, who co-founded the graduate counseling psychology department at SCU, and former SCU library director Victor Novak—and recent obituaries of Santa Clara alumni.
Khaled Hosseini '88 releases The Kite Runner in graphic novel form, Thomas R. Pegram '78 reexamines the Ku Klux Klan, Claire Rudolf Murphy '73 brings a tale of persistance to children, plus others are featured.
Spring 2012 | IN PRINT
Their contributions reach from the Mission Campus to New Orleans, from East San Jose to Uganda. Meet the recipients of the 2010 Alumni Awards.
On New Year’s Day 1937, a team from a little Jesuit school in the Santa Clara Valley stunned the sports world with an upset that won them the Sugar Bowl. And put their home on the map.
Winter 2012 | HISTORY & TRADITION
A journey to Northern Ireland in search of peace and hope. For the Winter 2012 SCM, Martha Suto '70, who has lived for nearly 40 years in Derry, talks with Alumni Association Executive Director Kathy Kale '86 about surviving decades of The Troubles—and what lies ahead.
Winter 2012 | BRONCO NEWS
Mary Jo Zenk '80 on understanding city budgets, Bill Kelly '68 on kindness and masculinity, and J. Michael Gospe Jr. '85, MBA '91 on the high ground in marketing.
Winter 2012 | IN PRINT
Hot Tuna is back with their first studio recording in 20 years. Jorma Kaukonen '64 has tunes and hard-earned wisdom to share, writes Mark Purdy.
Winter 2012 | ALUMNI ARTS
Kiki Bosio '06 and Brittany Klein '08 (left) win a national soccer championship with the Orange County Waves. Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer MBA '87 announces the company's highest quarterly earnings ever. And Julia Minerva '99 earns props as a star among K Street's new generation of lobbyists.
Winter 2012 | ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
Sylvia Tellez '79 gives back to the Santa Clara community by supporting the scholarship she once received.
Winter 2012 | GIFT PLANNING
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.
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.
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.
Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.
The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.
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.