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Counting rain in Mississippis. Translating the resolve of a Saint. Stained glass that hums with George and Paul. And something terrific in STEM. 

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Law doubling down. Grandma posting up. A new AVP, an old MVP, a unified front, a dynasty revisited, a beautiful Bible, and, of course, Spam musubi.

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The President talks Blue Ribbon. Makeshift dentist offices. How much for these vintage dishes? And no wall for Martians.

Spring 2017

Features

  • $100M for Discovery and Innovation

    $100M for Discovery and Innovation

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Mar 2017

    The largest gift in the history of Santa Clara University establishes the Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation.

    Spring 2017

  • Cut & Paste Conservation

    Cut & Paste Conservation

    Emma Marris, 1 Mar 2017

    We can now replace a gene in any organism for a hundred bucks a pop. We can alter wild species to save them. So should we?

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  • Return of the Forest King?

    Return of the Forest King?

    Emma Marris, 1 Mar 2017

    Once upon a time, up to four billion American Chestnuts grew on this continent. The tallest of them stood twelve stories high. Then came the fungus.

    Spring 2017

  • For the Record

    For the Record

    Justin Gerdes, 1 Mar 2017

    Love Canal. The Exxon Valdez. Deepwater Horizon. Volkswagen. Blockbuster cases, but only part of the story for John C. Cruden J.D. ’74, a civil servant and defender of the environment.

    Spring 2017

  • Info Officer in Chief

    Info Officer in Chief

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Mar 2017

    Digitalizing the work of the federal government is both urgent and messy. But Tony Scott J.D. ’92 knew that when he took the job as Chief Information Officer of the United States.

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  • Where There’s Smoke

    Where There’s Smoke

    Irina Raicu, 1 Mar 2017

    … there might just be mirrors. On “fake news,” the Internet, and everyday ethics.

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  • The Trust Project

    The Trust Project

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Mar 2017

     A global effort to reinforce good reporting

  • Voice of the Victim

    Voice of the Victim

    Matt Morgan, 1 Mar 2017

    The Brock Turner case put campus sexual assault in the headlines. Alaleh Kianerci J.D. ’07 let its victims be heard.

    Spring 2017

  • Big Win for a Tiny House

    Big Win for a Tiny House

    Matt Morgan, 1 Mar 2017

    The rEvolve House took first place in a state-wide competition in Sacramento. Now it is being put to work helping veterans with PTSD.

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