Winter 2012

  • My fight, my faith

    My fight, my faith

    As CIA director, Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63 oversaw the mission to find Osama bin Laden. Now, as secretary of defense in an age of budget austerity, he has to make sure the Pentagon doesn't break the bank and that the nation doesn't break faith with the men and women who serve.

    Winter 2012

  • General Joe

    General Joe

    When Joseph Peterson '72 signed up for ROTC as an undergrad, he planned to complete his military service and then move on. Nearly four decades later, he finally has: with three stars on his shoulder and having served as deputy commander of U.S. Forces Command.

    Winter 2012
     

  • From enemy to empathy

    From enemy to empathy

    Political scientist William Stover teaches students to understand volatile conflicts through firsthand experience. Thanks to virtual simulations, there aren't casualties. But there is a new way of seeing.

    Winter 2012

  • Bronco Battalion

    Bronco Battalion

    What does it mean for a Jesuit university to be home to the Reserve Officers' Training Corps? Seventy-five years after ROTC came to Santa Clara—and 150 years after officers were first trained on campus—a few answers are clear.

    Winter 2012 | FEATURES

  • Going global

    Going global

    A $2 million grant creates a yearlong fellowship program—with students taking part in a global network of socially conscious businesses.

    Winter 2012 | SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY

  • New to the Board

    New to the Board

    Santa Clara's Board of Trustees welcomed four new members in October 2011.

    Winter 2012 | TRUSTEES

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1942

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1942

    1942 was a year of great change for the Mission Campus as the country ramped up for war.

    Winter 2012 | SNAPSHOT

  • Digital War

    Digital War

    Assistant Professor of Art Ryan Reynolds explores what it means to see—versus to truly understand.

    Winter 2012 | ART

  • Warrior class

    Warrior class

    An interview with One Bullet Away author and former marine Nathaniel C. Fick.

    Winter 2012 | ETHICS

  • The language of faith

    The language of faith

    A global gathering of youth. A Mass with the Pope and 2 million pilgrims.

    Winter 2012 | RELIGION

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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.