Santa Clara Magazine


Summer 2017

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Timestamp: California superbloom. Readers write. Greatest academic library in the world. A course on courage. 


Mission Matters

Nash and Rambis. LEAD scholars celebrate their first decade. Live wire Tim Healy. Sendek hits the recruiting trail. Tsunami and rebirth. 


Alumni News

Bringing Winchester to the big screen with Helen Mirren. Alumni awards. The Passport Series art project. Don Quixote meets The Master and Margarita


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U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera with a new poem for the Class of 2017. Leon Panetta ’60, J.D. ’63 tells law grads to defend truth. 

Summer 2017


  • Discover. Innovate.

    Discover. Innovate.

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2017

    A $30 million gift from the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation to help build a new home for science and engineering.

    Summer 2017

  • Wickedly Complex

    Wickedly Complex

    Michelle Marvier ’90, 15 Jun 2017

    Emerging diseases, cyberterrorism, and food insecurity are tough nuts to crack. That’s why we need to put scientists and engineers together to solve them.

    Summer 2017

  • Artificial Intelligence and Public Trust

    Artificial Intelligence and Public Trust

    Shannon Vallor, 15 Jun 2017

    A future with artificial intelligence is no longer a sci-fi fantasy. But how do we ensure that it is shaped with moral intelligence?

    Summer 2017

  • Risk


    Brian Patrick Green, 15 Jun 2017

    Let’s look at the biggest threats to our very existence. For a glimpse into the future, start with a tiny group of islands literally going underwater.

    Summer 2017

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Kid

    The Good, the Bad, and the Kid

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2017

    In which we talk with Ron Hansen M.A. ’95 about truth and fiction and Billy the Kid—and when you can’t tell the good guys from the bad guys.

    Summer 2017

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