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SCM Spring 2018

Spring 2018

Trust: how it’s earned, how it’s betrayed—from journalism to the aftermath of disaster. Plus immigrants in detention, a cowboy ballad, Finn Hall rises, and our driverless future.

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  • Trust Me

    Trust Me

    After decades of declining trust in journalism, here’s some good news. Introducing the Trust Project—a global effort to help readers identify reliable news. Illustrations by Franziska Barczyk.

    Spring 2018

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  • ATHLETICS

    Athletics

    Profiles of Santa Clara athletes and coaches, tales of teams from yesterday and today. Go Broncos!

  • ACADEMICS & RESEARCH

    Academics & Research

    Explore teaching and scholarship at SCU, including research done by students: from controlling a NASA satellite to studying the effects of climate change or looking at grotesque advertising.

  • BOOKS & ARTS

    Books & Arts

    Books, music, and art from Santa Clara faculty, students and alumni. Featuring slideshows and podcasts.

  • THE UNIVERSITY TODAY

    The University Today

    Wondering what that new building is? Curious about the strategic plan? Get the latest news from around the Mission Campus.

  • HISTORY & TRADITIONS

    History & Traditions

    Snapshots and stories from the past that have shaped the Santa Clara of today.

  • INNOVATIONS

    Innovations

    From high-tech to entrepreneurial endeavors, here are projects and ideas with roots in the Mission Campus.

  • CURRENT EVENTS

    Current Events

    Stories that connect to the big conversations we're having as a society, or should be having.

  • SERVICE & SPIRITUALITY

    Service & Spirituality

    Matters of faith, social justice, and the stuff at the heart of a Jesuit education.

  • Why Does the Reformation Matter?

    Why Does the Reformation Matter?

    Steven Boyd Saum, 2 Nov 2017

    It’s been 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to a church door. (Or did he?) Two scholars of religion offer a few answers.

  • Nuns and Nones

    Nuns and Nones

    Matt Morgan, 27 Oct 2017

    Religious studies scholar Elizabeth Drescher talks to the religiously unaffiliated across the country and says: Tell me about your spiritual lives. A conversation about her book Choosing Our Religion.

  • Home is on Fire

    Home is on Fire

    Matt Morgan, 17 Oct 2017

    The wildfires that ravaged Santa Rosa took thousands of homes—including that of Katie Bipes ’17. But she and her parents want to rebuild.

  • ‘A Cautionary Tale’

    ‘A Cautionary Tale’

    Matt Morgan, 12 Oct 2017

    In Undocumented and in College, Laura Nichols explains how past and present converge in post-DACA America.

  • Best Big Mag in the Country

    Best Big Mag in the Country

    Steven Boyd Saum, 29 Sep 2017

    Santa Clara Magazine named best big-circulation university mag. Plus we’re Alumni Magazine of the Year.

  • Courage Central

    Courage Central

    Marty Sammon ’56, MBA ’63, 24 Sep 2017

    September 1957, Little Rock: Nine African-American kids wanted to go to school. The 101st Airborne was sent to help.

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  • Anirban Kundu M.S. ’05

    Anirban Kundu M.S. ’05 was named a 2017 honoree for the Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 under 40.

  • Claire (Serrao) Schissler J.D. ’91

    Claire (Serrao) Schissler J.D. ’91 has been appointed managing director and fiduciary manager of Boston Private’s West Coast operations. 

  • Tomás Jiménez ’98

    Tomás Jiménez ’98 published his second book, The Other Side of Assimilation: How Immigrants Are Changing American Life.

  • Bryan Donaldson ’09

    Bryan Donaldson ’09 is the brewing innovation manager at Lagunitas Brewing Co., working to keep Lagunitas at the forefront of the brewing industry.

  • Esther Armendariz Ludlow M.A. ’08

    Esther Armendariz Ludlow M.A. ’08 celebrated the first anniversary of her podcast, “Once Upon a Crime,” which has more than 2 million downloads. 

  • Mario Cordero J.D. ’78

    Mario Cordero J.D. ’78 was named executive director of Port of Long Beach, California, the second largest container port in the U.S. Previously, he was chairman of Federal Maritime Commission, appointed by President Obama.

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