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.
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.
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.
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
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
Santa Clara's Board of Trustees welcomed four new members in October 2011.
Winter 2012 | TRUSTEES
1942 was a year of great change for the Mission Campus as the country ramped up for war.
Winter 2012 | SNAPSHOT
Assistant Professor of Art Ryan Reynolds explores what it means to see—versus to truly understand.
Winter 2012 | ART
An interview with One Bullet Away author and former marine Nathaniel C. Fick.
Winter 2012 | ETHICS
A global gathering of youth. A Mass with the Pope and 2 million pilgrims.
Winter 2012 | RELIGION
A young mathematician at SCU has helped equip police in Santa Cruz and L.A. with an algorithm that predicts where crimes might happen next. Is this the future of policing?
A veteran chronicler of Silicon Valley looks at why the high-tech industry needs—and wants—folks who know how to tell a story.
Kurds, Arabs, countrymen: Shakespeare Iraq brings the Bard to Ashland like you’ve never heard him.
A statue that’s gazed on the Mission Gardens for 130 years gets a much-needed restoration. As layers of paint are peeled away, stories of the past emerge.
They make Erik Hurtado ’13 WCC player of the year and the No. 5 pick in pro soccer’s draft.
There’s global interest in a Massive Open Online Course in business ethics.