Features

  • 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

  • Medicine at 13,000 feet

    Medicine at 13,000 feet

    For a photo essay on a medical-aid expedition high in the Andes, Mike Larremore '08 travels to Huancavelica, Peru.

    Summer 2012

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.