• Redemption at the blackboard

    Redemption at the blackboard

    Lewis Buzbee ’79 looks back at his years in the classroom to ask the question, Don't our kids deserve what we had?

  • The ‘Tahoe tsunami’

    The ‘Tahoe tsunami’

    Mechanical engineering Professor Chris Kitts helps assemble a picture of a convulsive day in the life of Lake Tahoe.

  • Who's responsible for tech industry ethics?

    Who's responsible for tech industry ethics?

    The field of software engineering is woefully lagging on the ethics front. SCU’s Internet Ethics program is going to change that.

  • Poetry inside technology

    Poetry inside technology

    SCU chancellor William Rewak, S.J., reflects on why the worlds of technology and poetry are not so far apart.

  • A man of character

    A man of character

    In 2006, Mike Carey '71 decided to stand up for his beliefs, even though it might jeopardize his career as an NFL referee.

  • 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.

  • Forgiving the unforgivable

    Forgiving the unforgivable

    Twenty years after genocide, can a survivor truly learn to forgive? Associate professor of counseling psychology David B. Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz M.A. ’13 examine what’s at stake.

  • Sweet home Chicago

    Sweet home Chicago

    In her debut with the Red Stars, Julie Johnston ’14 scores the game-winner.

  • A white-hot streak with the Whitecaps

    A white-hot streak with the Whitecaps

    Erik Hurtado ’13 is proving himself to be more than blazing speed—as his second year with the Vancouver Whitecaps comes to a close, he's fired ball after ball into the net with highlight-reel style.

  • The fragility of faith

    The fragility of faith

    How can a thinking person still believe in God? Michael McCarthy, S.J., considers the role of God at academic institutions and the necessary conditions for faith to endure.

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.