Spring 2011

  • Brilliant and resilient

    Brilliant and resilient

    Hope is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson wrote. And there, the opening image of the spring magazine, captured by the lens of Susan Middleton '70, behold: What feathers!

    Spring 2011

  • Top teaching scholars

    Top teaching scholars

    Honoring teaching, research, and service to the University in 2010

    Spring 2011

  • A weight on the heart

    A weight on the heart

    Alexander Law Prize honors Iranian human rights advocate Shadi Sadr.

    Spring 2011

  • Big Kicks

    Big Kicks

    A conference championship, 100 career victories, and coach of the year for Cameron Rast '92.

    Spring 2011

  • Taking innovations to scale

    Taking innovations to scale

    With an inaugural conference, Center for Science, Technology, and Society head Thane Kreiner draws the best of the Tech Awards to the Mission Campus.

    Spring 2011

  • Revealed! The truth behind No Name!

    Revealed! The truth behind No Name!

    On today's Rock Report: the story (and real identity) of a legendary bad boy disc jockey. It's none other than Mike Nelson '96, whose freshman thrash band was once booed off the stage at the Leavey Center.

    Spring 2011

  • Satellite Heart

    Satellite Heart

    For the first part of her life, Anya Marina '96 found her voice a source of embarrassment and ridicule. Now, with her third album on the way, it's her bread and butter.

    Spring 2011

  • Near post

    Near post

    Soccer legend Brandi Chastain '91 says farewell to the pros ... and comes back to SCU.

    Spring 2011

  • Man in motion

    Man in motion

    When it comes to football, Rich McGuinness '89 is the force behind The Ride and the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

    Spring 2011

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.