Alumni

  • Obituaries

    Obituaries

    Remembrances of board member and former Alumni Association president Robert Frederick Lautze ’39, friend of the University Emma Rita Shane Anderson, former athletic news director Richard W. Degnon—and recent obituaries of Santa Clara alumni.

    Fall 2012

  • Political storytelling and "Muslim rage"

    Political storytelling and "Muslim rage"

    Reza Aslan '95 talks to SCM about the Arab Spring, reaction to the hateful "film" Innocence of Muslims, and Newsweek's recent "Muslim Rage" cover.

  • Chemical kinetics

    Chemical kinetics

    This molecular biologist traded the lab for the gridiron. The latest test for Jason Tarver '97: turning around the Oakland Raiders defense.

  • An All-American comes home

    An All-American comes home

    After a trade to the San Jose Earthquakes, Mehdi Ballouchy is returning to his hometown crowd at Buck Shaw Stadium.

  • Where the sea meets the sky

    Where the sea meets the sky

    Dazzling portraits from the deep—in a new photo exhibit at San Francisco International Airport by Susan Middleton '70.

  • Second chance

    Second chance

    Matt Madigan ’93 heads to the Olympics for the second time.

  • Moving back west

    Moving back west

    After a trade to the LA Lakers, Steve Nash '96 is returning to California for the first time since 1996.

  • Meeting the assassin with love

    Meeting the assassin with love

    In his new book, Jim Douglass '60 writes about Gandhi and his mission for peace through nonviolence.

  • Bridging the Gate

    Bridging the Gate

    A Bronco remembers 75 years of an icon.

  • Elemental

    Elemental

    Fate and design, weather and the story of beauty: painting as a way of life for Mark Alsterlind '76

    Summer 2012

Winter 2014

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.