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Paint and Serendipity

Paint and Serendipity
Courtesy Mark Alsterlind
by Mark Alsterlind '76 |

Light and color and the hazards of nature have shaped the life and art of Mark Alsterlind '76. Read the feature article in this issue and see a gallery of his art.

Summer 2012

Table of contents

Features

The Makers

What does it mean to teach the arts—and to create art in all its forms—here and now? By that, we mean here at Santa Clara, in the heart of Silicon Valley, with threads reaching out to the rest of the world.

Respect the game

Now they're the subject of dreams-may-come true movies. But in the beginning, they were women who just wanted to play soccer.

Mission Matters

People, prosperity, and the planet

A new fuel cell design brings top honors to student engineers.

In the zone

First Julie Johnston ’14 was freshman of the year. Then All-American. Now the Under-20 World Cup is calling.

Truth, justice, and coping with atrocities

Legal scholar Beth Van Schaack tapped for State Department post tackling war crimes—from Cambodia to the former Yugoslavia.