Books & Arts

  • The Intel Trinity

    The Intel Trinity

    In his latest book, Michael S. Malone ’75, MBA ’77 explores how a born leader, an ethereal genius, and a tough taskmaster built the most important company on the planet.

  • Lettuce and love

    Lettuce and love

    Two new documentaries by SCU filmmakers capture the movement to make what we eat more personal, local, and knowable again. And delicious, of course.

    Summer 2014
     

  • Conscience calling

    Conscience calling

    Catherine Wolff edits a collection of essays devoted to heroes of conscience through the ages. Michael S. Malone ventures into novel-writing Silicon Valley style. And Mission history goes digital with an iBook from the deSaisset Museum.

    Summer 2014

  • Lessons from the field

    Lessons from the field

    Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

    Spring 2014

  • Ebullience in the Mission

    Ebullience in the Mission

    On April 25, the SCU Orchestra performs an Easter-inspired program in the Mission Church.

    Spring 2014

  • Transforming fear into hope

    Transforming fear into hope

    Artist Lin Evola ’75 uses decommissioned weapons—including nuclear missiles—to shape images of peace such as 1962, No. 2.

    Spring 2014

  • Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Our stories and the theatre of awe

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

  • The Catholic writer today

    The Catholic writer today

    Dana Gioia writes about matters of faith, writing, creativity, and courage. And he argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

  • Welcome to Citizenville

    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.

    Winter 2014

  • A brief history of zealotry

    A brief history of zealotry

    Reza Aslan ’95 in conversation with three SCU scholars of religion—Paul Crowley, S.J., Catherine Murphy ’83, M.A. ’87, and David Pinault—about faith, politics, and how we talk about the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth.

    Winter 2014

Summer 2014

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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.