Sections

SCM Fall 2012 

MASTHEAD

The editorial, creative, and production teams responsible for making both the print and online versions of the magazine a reality.

 

Fall 2012

lego mission 

FROM THE EDITOR

Start with a question you’ve heard a million times: Why? And the stories start to spin out from there, perhaps of fitting together plastic blocks as a boy, which is part of the answer: Here’s why I became an engineer.

 

Fall 2012

SCM Fall 2012 

LETTERS

Readers write in about Dr. Victor Vari, the de Saisset Museum, women who've made a difference, and a family with five generations of Broncos.

 

Fall 2012

AfterWords 

AFTERWORDS

What idea do you expect to see—or would you like to see—built to scale as we begin the second century of engineering at Santa Clara?

 

Fall 2012

Parting Shot 

PARTING SHOT

Farewell William Donnelly, S.J. '49, MST '64: The longtime faculty member, alumnus, and past administrator passed away on Oct. 25.

 

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Santa Clara Magazine 

CONTRIBUTORS

The writers, photographers, illustrators, and other folk whose work you'll find in the mag.

 

Fall 2012

Fall 2012

Table of contents

Features

Engineering with a Mission

The engineering work being done today was the stuff of imagination when the School of Engineering started a century ago. Where do we go from here?

We, robots

Adventures with the Robotics Systems Laboratory by land, sea, and sky. And in orbit.

Can you stand the heat?

It took months of space flight for the Curiosity rover to reach Mars. And, to survive the heat of entry, it took a shield that a team led by Robin Beck ’77 designed.

Mission Matters

A grand new gateway

Step inside the Patricia A. and Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building.

A rivalry like no other

It's only a game, right? Not if we're talking soccer and USA vs. Mexico.

Player of the year

Computer engineering major Katie Le ’14 becomes the first Bronco to battle in the NCAA women's singles tourney.