Web Exclusives

  • Can you stand the heat?

    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.

    Fall 2012

  • Woz's wisdom and the generosity that defines us

    Woz's wisdom and the generosity that defines us

    Undergrad commencement celebrates 100 years of engineering and 50 years of women on the Mission Campus.

    Fall 2012

  • A rivalry like no other

    A rivalry like no other

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

    Fall 2012

  • The boys of '50

    The boys of '50

    An engineering class like no other.

    Fall 2012

  • Follow your compass

    Follow your compass

    From the classroom to the clinic, from California farm communities to Haiti and Tanzania, these Broncos have made a difference. They were recognized at the 2012 Alumni Association Awards, presented April 28.

    Fall 2012

  • Bella vita

    Bella vita

    After 66 years, Professor Victor Vari is retiring. He’s imparted to generations of Santa Clara students understanding of Italian language and culture—and how to live a beautiful life.

    Summer 2012

  • The sporting life

    The sporting life

    From a pair of castoff tennis rackets—to nationally known programs and penalty shots heard ’round the world.

    Summer 2012

  • Respect the game

    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.

    Summer 2012

  • The Makers

    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.

    Summer 2012

  • Elemental

    Elemental

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

    Summer 2012

Spring 2014

Table of contents

Features

Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

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.

What connects us

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.