• Miller's Tale

    Miller's Tale

    To tell the story of Bob Miller ’67 is to tell the coming-of-age tale of Las Vegas itself. And it’s the chronicle of a man who served a decade as governor of Nevada. Quite a journey for the son of an illegal bookie from Chicago.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Blood. Sweat. Tears. Repeat.

    Blood. Sweat. Tears. Repeat.

    Nina Acosta ’82 was a tough enough cop to pass the test for the LAPD’s SWAT team. Then she learned the hard way about gender discrimination. So how did she do on Survivor?

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • In this together

    In this together

    For folks retired but not at rest, Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality offers a way to do and be more.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • When justice is kidnapped

    When justice is kidnapped

    The 2013 Alexander Law Prize honors Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese civil-rights activist and attorney who protested government abuses—including excessive enforcement of the one-child policy—then escaped house arrest to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • A new Jesuit university—in Hong Kong

    A new Jesuit university—in Hong Kong

    Leveraging a global network to build a liberal arts college—a novel concept in the region. But for Jesuits, it’s tradition—with an eye toward solving modern problems.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Double trouble

    Double trouble

    Growing up tennis with Kelly Lamble ’13 and John Lamble ’14. And Bronco teams that are a force to be reckoned with nationally.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Call her All-Star

    Call her All-Star

    Maplewood standout Meagan Fulps ’13 heads to China.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Theory and practice

    Theory and practice

    For teachers, a new program combines a master’s plus credential.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Scale up, dig down

    Scale up, dig down

    In finance and entrepeneurship, a pair of new master’s programs

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • All this, and a lovely campus, too

    All this, and a lovely campus, too

    A roundup of how some folks rate colleges around the country—from business and law programs to salaries of grads to looks.

    Spring/Summer 2013

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.