As CIA director, Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63 oversaw the mission to find Osama bin Laden. Now, as secretary of defense in an age of budget austerity, he has to make sure the Pentagon doesn't break the bank and that the nation doesn't break faith with the men and women who serve.
When Joseph Peterson '72 signed up for ROTC as an undergrad, he planned to complete his military service and then move on. Nearly four decades later, he finally has: with three stars on his shoulder and having served as deputy commander of U.S. Forces Command.
Political scientist William Stover teaches students to understand volatile conflicts through firsthand experience. Thanks to virtual simulations, there aren't casualties. But there is a new way of seeing.
What does it mean for a Jesuit university to be home to the Reserve Officers' Training Corps? Seventy-five years after ROTC came to Santa Clara—and 150 years after officers were first trained on campus—a few answers are clear.
Winter 2012 | FEATURES
A $2 million grant creates a yearlong fellowship program—with students taking part in a global network of socially conscious businesses.
Winter 2012 | SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY
Santa Clara's Board of Trustees welcomed four new members in October 2011.
Winter 2012 | TRUSTEES
1942 was a year of great change for the Mission Campus as the country ramped up for war.
Winter 2012 | SNAPSHOT
Assistant Professor of Art Ryan Reynolds explores what it means to see—versus to truly understand.
Winter 2012 | ART
An interview with One Bullet Away author and former marine Nathaniel C. Fick.
Winter 2012 | ETHICS
A global gathering of youth. A Mass with the Pope and 2 million pilgrims.
Winter 2012 | RELIGION
Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.
Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.
Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.
The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.
Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.
The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.