• What connects us

    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.

    Spring 2014

  • For the record

    For the record

    As California grapples with a historic drought, state officials are asking residents to conserve water—something Santa Clara has been working on for the past decade. Here’s where efforts stand.

    Spring 2014

  • Light and beauty that transcend time and space

    Light and beauty that transcend time and space

    Announcing the Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building: a place to make art, study its history, and through virtual reality technology explore the whole blessed world.

    Spring 2014

  • Ebullience in the Mission

    Ebullience in the Mission

    On April 25, the SCU Orchestra performs an Easter-inspired program in the Mission Church.

    Spring 2014

  • Another pull

    Another pull

    Muscle and oar and what moves them: day after day after day in the early morning hours, with men’s crew coach Jay Farwell ’94, J.D. ’01.

    Spring 2014

  • Transforming fear into hope

    Transforming fear into hope

    Artist Lin Evola ’75 uses decommissioned weapons—including nuclear missiles—to shape images of peace such as 1962, No. 2.

    Spring 2014

  • The equalizer

    The equalizer

    How a modest sum given by one family changed the future of Marty Boyer ’78.

    Spring 2014

  • The Bronco community is here—and there, and everywhere

    The Bronco community is here—and there, and everywhere

    Keep Santa Clara close, no matter where you live.

    Spring 2014

  • Class notes

    Class notes

    Updates and news from your fellow Broncos, with photos, links, and more online. Submit your notes by June 1 to be considered for the Fall print magazine.

  • In memoriam

    In memoriam

    SCU Athletics Hall of Famer Raymond “Frisky” Kaliski ’36; Thomas W. Cain ’70, J.D. ’73, former Superior Court judge for Santa Clara County; and Philip Scholz ’01, who died while saving another man’s life, are among those remembered.

Summer 2014

Table of contents

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.