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Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 59 Number 1, Spring 2018, Santa Clara University Apr 2018

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 59 Number 1, Spring 2018, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

22 - TRUST ME After decades of declining trust in journalism, here’s some good news. Introducing the Trust Project. By Steven Boyd Saum and Deborah Lohse. Illustrations by Franziska Barczyk.

28 - NOBEL BEGINNINGS Santa Clara Professor Hersh Shefrin, fellow economist Richard Thaler, and the beginning of the fight to have behavioral economics taken seriously. There was yelling involved. By Deborah Lohse. Illustrations by Paul Blow.

32 - AFTERMATH OF DISASTER When fire or flood, wind or tremor strikes, what do you make of what’s been lost? How do you help others put their lives back together? Stories from the Wine ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 58 Number 4, Fall 2017, Santa Clara University Oct 2017

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 58 Number 4, Fall 2017, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

18 - TIME FOR A BIG SHIFT We work and save for decades. And then what? A behavioral finance expert writes about the tough transition many face. By Meir Statman. Illustrations by Hanna Barczyk.

22 - WHAT WE OWE At the very least: stories that capture the contour of a life. A Pulitzer Prize– winning reporter on tales of human strife and resilience. By Tatiana Sanchez ’10.

28 - THE MOST IMPORTANT Lawsuit on the Planet It was first filed against the Obama administration and draws on decades of government records. It seeks no monetary damages. But advocates and critics alike agree that ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 58 Number 2, Summer 2017, Santa Clara University Jul 2017

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 58 Number 2, Summer 2017, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

18 - LISTENING IS HER SUPERPOWER The groundbreaking stage work of Anna Deavere Smith. By Jesse Hamlin.

22 - CASTS A SHADOW Travel bans: Four international graduate students respond. By Matt Morgan.

24 - A BIGGER STAGE Priest, social worker, CEO, and teller of stories: Jim Purcell on what drew him to Santa Clara—and what Jesuit education can be. By Steven Boyd Saum.

28 - THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE KID Ron Hansen M.A. ’95 talks truth and fiction and Billy the Kid—and when you can’t tell the good guys from the bad guys.

38 - DISCOVER. INNOVATE. A $30 ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 58 Number 1, Spring 2017, Santa Clara University Apr 2017

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 58 Number 1, Spring 2017, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

24 - BIG WIN FOR A TINY HOUSE Turning heads and changing the housing game. By Matt Morgan.

28 - $100 MILLION GIFT TO BUILD John A. ’60 and Susan Sobrato make the largest gift in SCU history. Now see the Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation that will take shape—and redefine the University. Illustration by Tavis Coburn.

36 - CUT & PASTE CONSERVATION We can alter wild species to save them. So should we? By Emma Marris. Illustrations by Jason Holley.

44 - INFO OFFICER IN CHIEF From his office overlooking the White House, Tony Scott J.D. ’92 set out to bring ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 57 Number 3, Summer 2016, Santa Clara University Jul 2016

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 57 Number 3, Summer 2016, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

26 - CAN’T THREAD A MOVING NEEDLE To tackle sexual assault on college campuses, a playwriting project comes to the screen. By Danae Stahlnecker ’15.

28 - MISSION CRITICAL When three students fell ill from meningitis-causing bacteria—which can be fatal—it meant the clock was ticking. And to get through this, it would take everybody’s help. By Harold Gutmann.

36 - “WHERE ARE THEY TAKING US?” A journal from the front lines of the Syrian refugee crisis in Greece. By Colleen Sinsky ’10.

40 - NO STRANGERS HERE Refugees, home, and work by Ameera Naguib ’16 from Jordan to Silicon Valley ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 57 Number 2, Spring 2016, Santa Clara University Apr 2016

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 57 Number 2, Spring 2016, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

20 - LET THERE BE LIGHT Frank Cepollina ’59—the NASA maverick who saved Hubble. By Robert Zimmerman.

28 - LIKE NO PLACE ON EARTH Talking with John A. Sobrato ’60 about building Silicon Valley—literally. By Michael S. Malone ’75, MBA ’77.

32 - DISRUPTION IN THE HOUSE Allison Kopf ’11 just won one of the premier startup competitions on the planet. She’s making the Google Analytics of greenhouses. By Ed Cohen.

34 - AN AMERICAN STORY A few words from the remarkable life of Francisco Jiménez ’66. By Steven Boyd Saum.

38 - DR. JEROME HE was a man of action, and ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 57 Number 1, Fall 2015, Santa Clara University Oct 2015

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 57 Number 1, Fall 2015, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

24 - ART HAPPENING HERE Inside the Edward M. Dowd Art & Art History Building. Illustration by Harry Campbell. Words by Steven Boyd Saum.

28 - CALL HER A WORLD CHAMPION And call them America’s Team. Julie Johnston ’14 and the Women’s World Cup. By Ann Killion.

34 - A WILD GENEROSITY The energy and genius of Steve Nash ’96 on the court. By Brian Doyle.

37 - BELIEVE IN US An oral history of a 1993 NCAA playoff game that became an upset for the ages. By Jeff Gire and Harold Gutmann.

40 - CHANGE THE GAME Pope Francis speaks about our common ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 56 Number 3, Spring/Summer 2015, Santa Clara University Jan 2015

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 56 Number 3, Spring/Summer 2015, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

16 - SILICON VALLEY STORY by Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77. The hidden history behind the heart of ingenuity.

22 - BARCELONA SIESTA by Maya Kroth '01. On a Fulbright to Spain, in pursuit of the meaning of sleep. In the 21st century, it's not what it used to be. By Maya Kroth '01.

26 - BUILD IT BEAUTIFUL. See how the campus has been transformed in the past two decades-thanks in no small part to Joe Sugg. Illustration by Rod Hunt.

28 - A GOOD BASEBALL MAN by Jeff Gire. Charlie Graham and a tale of the Red Sox and the ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 56 Number 2, Winter 2015, Santa Clara University Jan 2015

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 56 Number 2, Winter 2015, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

10 - May the Rhodes rise to meet you - On the road with Aven Satre-Meloy ’13.

16 - Season tough, photos by Denis Concordel.

18 - Space Aces by Sam Scott '96. 20 - The fragility of faith by Michael C. McCarthy, S.J. '87. A professor of religious studies and executive director of SCU’s Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education confesses that it’s not merely an academic question when he asks: “How can a thinking person still believe in God?”

26 - Rebound by Mitch Finley '73. Lessons from the court and the chapel in dealing with addiction, mental illness, and some of ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 55 Number 4, Summer 2014, Santa Clara University Jul 2014

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 55 Number 4, Summer 2014, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

20 - A DAY WITH THE DALAI LAMA photos by Charles Barry, Noah Berger, and Michael Collopy . Close-ups and long views from the spiritual leader’s Feb. 24 visit.

24 - THE CATHOLIC WRITER TODAY by Dana Gioia. The poet, critic, and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition. At stake: the diversity and vitality of the American arts.

38 - OUR STORIES AND THE THEATRE OF AWE an interview with Marilynne Robinson. The Pulitzer Prize–winning writer speaks with Editor Steven Boyd Saum about grace, discernment, and being a ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 55 Number 3, Spring 2014, Santa Clara University Apr 2014

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 55 Number 3, Spring 2014, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

18 - RADIANT HOUSE by Steven Boyd Saum and Heidi Williams ’06. Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

22 - AMÉRICAS CUISINE by Holly Beretto. Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04. 26 - Lessons from the field by Reinhard Cate ’07. Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay inwords and images.

30 - INSIDE UKRAINE’S REVOLUTION by Steven Boyd Saum. Along the road to crisis: hope, despair, and a Q&A with writer Andrey Kurkov.

34 - DECIDE WHO WE ARE by Steven Boyd Saum and John Deever. After ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 56 Number 1, Fall 2014, Santa Clara University Jan 2014

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 56 Number 1, Fall 2014, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

14 - HEARING THE CRY OF THE POOR: The Jesuit martyrs of El Salvador by Ron Hansen M.A. ’95. Their murder in November 1989 marked a turning point in the country’s civil war. What do they have to say to us now?

25 - THE OPEN WINDOW by Lucía Cerna. A first-person account by the housekeeper in the Jesuit community at the University of Central America. She witnessed the killing of six Jesuits by government soldiers, and telling the truth about that night cost her dearly.

29 - WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR? By Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78. The historian ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 55 Number 2, Winter 2014, Santa Clara University Jan 2014

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 55 Number 2, Winter 2014, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

16 - RISE UP, MY LOVE by Brian Doyle. There are sanctuaries built for worship—and that carry beauty visible to everyone. Then there are the improvised places of faith, more subtle in how they speak to the wonder worked there.

18 - THE CHAPLAIN IS IN THE HOUSE by Jeremy Herb ’08 with Ppotos by Pat Semansky ’08. 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. Enter Pat Conroy, S.J., M.Div. ’83.

24 - WELCOME TO CITIZENVILLE by Jim Cottrill. Who published the ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 54 Number 3, Winter 2013, Santa Clara University Jan 2013

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 54 Number 3, Winter 2013, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

16 - TO CATCH A THIEF by Vince Beiser. Mathematician George Mohler has helped equip police in Santa Cruz and L.A. with an algorithm that predicts where crimes might happen next. Is this the future of policing?

22 - HOW TO PREVENT A BONFIRE OF THE HUMANITIES by Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77. A veteran chronicler of Silicon Valley looks at why the high-tech industry needs-and wants-folks who know how to tell a story.

26 - A POEM, A PRAYER, AND A MARTINI FOR THE RHINO Two conversations with Chancellor William J. Rewak, S.J.-who's just published his first ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 55 Number 1, Fall 2013, Santa Clara University Jan 2013

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 55 Number 1, Fall 2013, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

6 - ONE IN A MILLION By Michael E. Engh, S.J. A note of thanks from the president to SCU alumni. For the Leavey Challenge, you came through in record numbers to secure a $1 million challenge grant for the University.

20 - GOOD LIGHT: A PHOTO RETROSPECTIVE with Charles Barry. For a quarter century he has told Santa Clara's stories in photographs. Here are a few.

26 - YES, BUT IS IT THE RIGHT THING TO DO? By Sam Scott '96. From business to government to college campuses, it's not always a question that gets asked. But here's ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 54 Number 4, Spring/Summer 2013, Santa Clara University Jan 2013

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 54 Number 4, Spring/Summer 2013, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

12 - KEEP THE DOOR OPEN By Jeff Zorn. For teaching and advising and a ministry that's blessed this place for 48 years-a colleague pays tribute to Charles Phipps, S.J.

16 - IN THIS TOGETHER By Mitch FINLEY '73. For folks retired but not at rest, Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality offers a way to do and be more.

18 - WALK ACROSS CALIFORNIA By Jesse Hamlin-with images by Robert Boscacci '14, Frederic Larson, and Edward Rooks. An epic journey in which one foot is put in front of the other to discover, up close and personal, who and what ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 53 Number 3, Winter 2012, Santa Clara University Jan 2012

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 53 Number 3, Winter 2012, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

18 - MY FIGHT, MY FAITH By Steven Boyd Saum. As head of the CIA, Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63 restored confidence in the agency and 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.

24 - GENERAL JOE By Sam Scott '96. When Joseph Peterson '72 signed up for ROTC as an undergrad, he planned to complete his military service and then move on ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 53 Number 4, Spring 2012, Santa Clara University Jan 2012

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 53 Number 4, Spring 2012, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

20 - WHAT WILL YOU BE? By David Mckay Wilson. San Francisco's Immaculate Conception Academy has found a work-study program that gives low-income students what they need. Starting with a bigger view of the world.

22 - BUCKY BRONCO CONFIDENTIAL By Jeff Gire And Sam Scott '96. Who wears the costume today may be classified information. But here are a few secrets revealed-including how Bucky came to be.

26 - TALKIN' DUST BOWL BLUES By David Mckay Wilson. The ghost of Woody Guthrie stalks the stage-with Rob Tepper '00 playing the role. This year marks the centennial of the iconic American folk ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 54 Number 2, Fall 2012, Santa Clara University Jan 2012

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 54 Number 2, Fall 2012, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

18 - WE, ROBOTS By John Deever. Adventures with the Robotics Systems Laboratory by land, sea, and sky. And in orbit.

20 - SARAH KATE WILSON VS. GODZILLA By Jeff Gire. Tackling big problems- like attracting more women to engineering and transferring mountains of data through the air.

22 - DELUGE AND DROUGHT By Erica Klarreich. Lessons in how to wedge more data into less space-and build a smarter energy grid.

24 - BUILDING BIOMEDICAL TESTS By Melissae Fellet. Where engineering meets biology, the work ranges from diagnosing voice disorders to tracking toxicity in the brain.

26 - THE LONG VIEW By Justin Gerdes. Construction ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 54 Number 1, Summer 2012, Santa Clara University Jan 2012

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 54 Number 1, Summer 2012, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

14 - BELLA VITA By Ron Hansen M.a. '95. After 66 years, Professor Victor Vari is retiring. He's imparted to generations of Santa Clara students an understanding of Italian language and culture-and how to live a beautiful life.

18 - THE SPORTING LIFE By Ann Killion. From when women first arrived on the Mission Campus 50 years ago and athletics was a dirty word-to internationally known programs and penalty shots heard 'round the world.

20 - RESPECT THE GAME By Britt Yap. They've been national champs and the subject of dreams-may-cometrue movies. But in the beginning, they were women who ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 52, Number 3, Winter 2010, Santa Clara University Jan 2011

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 52, Number 3, Winter 2010, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

14 - GOOD LIT By Alicia K. Gonzales '09 and Steven Boyd Saum. It's time to light 10 candles on the birthday cake for SCU's California Legacy Series. To date: 43 books, 500 radio broadcasts, and a handful of movies. What's next? Something big.

16 - SHAPING THE FUTURE by Adolfo Nicolas, S.J. What can Jesuit universities do-together-to make the world a more humane, just, and sustainable place? It starts with imagination, an unequaled global network, and a conference in Mexico City- where Jesuit Superior General Adolfo Nicolas takes stock of challenges to Jesuit higher education today.

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Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 53 Number 2, Fall 2011, Santa Clara University Jan 2011

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 53 Number 2, Fall 2011, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

18 - CHANGE THE WORLD. OR AT LEAST HOW YOU SEE IT. Edited by John Deever and Steven Boyd Saum. The U.S. Peace Corps turned 50 this year, with more than 340 Santa Clara grads (and faculty and staff) having served as volunteers over the years. A few of them recount their time in-country-and where it's taken them.

26 - HOW CAN YOU DEFEND THOSE PEOPLE? by Steven Boyd Saum. Public defenders on the Homicide Task Force in Chicago have heard that question time and again. Between them, Robert Strunck '76 and Crystal Marchigiani '78 have some 40 years on ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 53 Number 1, Summer 2011, Santa Clara University Jan 2011

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 53 Number 1, Summer 2011, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

18 - WHAT DO INVESTORS REALLY WANT? By Meir Statman. A renowned behavioral finance expert reveals how our desires shape our actions when it comes to investing. (Hint: It's not just money that we're after.)

20 - LAW AT 100. A century of legal education at SCU. See snapshots from across the years-and look at the big picture of how the legal landscape has changed

22 - THE BIG IDEA!: Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77 on Silicon Valley high tech gold and a brief history of intellectual property law.

24 - WOMEN'S WORK: Stephanie M. Wildman on jobs, the law ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 52 Number 1, Summer 2010, Santa Clara University Jan 2010

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 52 Number 1, Summer 2010, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

16 - COURAGE IN THE FACE A photoessay from Haiti by Michael Lattimore. A journey to document humanitarian work by doctors in the wake of the January quake.

20 - PILGRIMAGE By Martha Stortz. Walking the Camino to Santiago de Compostela, and learning a few things along the way: about big questions, saints, direction, and feet.

28 - THE HISTORIANS An interview by Ron Hansen M.A '95. Between them, historians George Giacomini '56 and Tim O'Keefe can claim nearly a century of educating Santa Clara students. This year, both close the books on teaching in the classroom. But first they pause ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 51 Number 4, Spring 2010, Santa Clara University Jan 2010

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 51 Number 4, Spring 2010, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

14 - BENDING LIGHT By Steven Boyd Saum. They wanted to show that green living is not a compromise. So, for the international Solar Decathlon, the SCU-led Team California built a house of light and wonder. And it was dazzling enough to win No. 3 on the planet.

22 - CONNECT THE DOTS By Scott Brown '93. From border security to disaster preparedness, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano '79 has one immense portfolio. She's also the point person on immigration. How to put those together?

28 - THIS PLACE WE CALL HOME By Kristina Chiapella '09 '09. Generations ago, Native Americans ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 49 Number 2, Fall 2007, Santa Clara University Oct 2007

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 49 Number 2, Fall 2007, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

14 - A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE PRESIDENT By Ron Hansen. Set your alarm clock early-then get up and follow Paul Locatelli, S.J., through a day of leading the University and serving as pastor, professor, mayor, and CEO.

22 - BUILT BY IMMIGRANTS By Gerald McKevitt, S.J. How Italian Jesuits helped shape the American West, from religious devotions to curriculum to pasta.

28 - YOU ARE HERE By Sarah Stanek. SCU students and faculty collaborate on a groundbreaking project documenting early life at Mission Santa Clara-and the result is a book that's the first of its kind for ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 49 Number 1, Summer 2007, Santa Clara University Jul 2007

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 49 Number 1, Summer 2007, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

8 - A CENTURY OF BRONCO BASKETBALL, By Jed Mettee and Steven Boyd Saum. Celebrating the first hundred seasons.

12 - A FAMILY SHOW By Steven Boyd Saum. Meet new men's basketball coach Kerry Keating.

14 - A SPACE THAT TALKS TO NATURE By Miriam Schulman. A team of SCU students aim to win the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon. And save the planet.

19 - EPITAPH FOR THE JOURNEY A poem by Paul Mariani.

22 - THE BUZZ ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY By John Farnsworth. When we talk about "sustainability," what are we really talking about?

26 - THE GREEN TAX SHIFT By Fred Foldvary ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 48 Number 4, Spring 2007, Santa Clara University Apr 2007

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 48 Number 4, Spring 2007, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

8 - ARCHAEOLOGISTS OF THE CARIBBEAN By Monte Lorenzet. Eye patch and peg leg-we all know what makes a pirate. Or do we? Only recently have scientists taken a serious look at the archeology of piracy, with SCU's Russ Skowronek one of the hearties unearthing facts buried beneath centuries of myth.

12 - ARE PEOPLE GETTING CRAZIER? By Thomas G. Plante. From what the media offers every day, you can't help but think the world is going to hell in a handbasket. What's really going on? And what can we do about it?

21 - A TEACHABLE MOMENT Q&A ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 49 Number 3, Winter 2007, Santa Clara University Jan 2007

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 49 Number 3, Winter 2007, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

14 - TOUGH CALL By Jim Shepard. Mike Carey '71 reveals what it takes to earn your stripes as a head ref in the NFL.

16 - REDEFINING NATURE By Steven Boyd Saum. Is it the end of wilderness as we know it? And could genetically modified crops be better for the environment? Read what SCU scientists are saying.

18 - THE PERSON IN FRONT OF YOU A transglobal photo essay by David Pace.

24 - PANETTA ON IRAQ By Farid Senzai. A Q&A with Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63, member of the Iraq Study Group and chief of staff for President ...


Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 48 Number 2, Fall 2006, Santa Clara University Oct 2006

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 48 Number 2, Fall 2006, Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Magazine

8 - TRUTH, LEGEND, AND JESSE JAMES By Ron Hansen M.A. '95. Jesse James' exploits made him a legend even in his own time. Now the author of the novel The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford reveals what it takes to get beyond coloring book heroes and villains to understanding a charming psychopath and his killer. Plus insights into the making of the forthcoming film starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck.

14 - VIOLENCE IN THE MOVIES By Jim Shepard. Movies keep giving us more motion, more mayhem-which is exactly what we want. But what price that ...