Winter 2010

  • A 10-plus!

    A 10-plus!

    Welcome to the Paul L. Locatelli, S.J., Student Activity Center.

    Winter 2010

  • Solar cooling? Here it comes.

    Solar cooling? Here it comes.

    Santa Clara’s Ripple House, which took third in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, was recently outfitted with a cutting-edge rooftop solar collector.

    Winter 2010

  • What do the numbers show?

    What do the numbers show?

    With the annual parade of college rankings bigger than ever, SCU scores high, especially when it comes to return on investment.

    Winter 2010

  • Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970

    Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970

    There were only four days of classes, three philosophy courses were required to graduate, and hundreds of students boycotted class to protest U.S. military action in Cambodia.

    Winter 2010

  • Corporate social responsibility: the bottom line

    Corporate social responsibility: the bottom line

    Many companies seek to keep (or regain) the public’s good graces by performing acts of corporate social responsibility, or CSR. But how does it affect the bottom line?

    Winter 2010

  • ... And ladies of the club

    ... And ladies of the club

    In 2010, the Catala Club celebrated 80 years of work and play. As a group, they’ve raised millions for scholarships—and they’re going strong.

    Winter 2010

  • Ten truths about leadership

    Ten truths about leadership

    Context is constantly shifting. But the content of leadership has not changed much at all.

    Winter 2010

  • Letters

    Letters

    Readers write in about Paul Locatelli, S.J. ’60, remembrance of Jerry Sullivan, S.J., Daniel Nava’s grand entrance onto the major league stage, and inspiring professors from Santa Clara University.

  • Why climb it?

    Why climb it?

    ”Because it’s there", the man answered—it being Mt. Everest, rising amid a range whose name means the Abode of Snow to a height taller than any other mountain on the globe.

    Winter 2010

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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.