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

Winter 2014

Table of contents

Features

Rise up, my love

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.

The chaplain is in the House

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.

Welcome to Citizenville

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.

Mission Matters

Goooaal!

Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.

Patent trolls, beware

The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

A sight of innocence

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.