Feature Contributors



has devoted 25 years to capturing Santa Clara University’s story in pictures. Some of his favorite images, and the stories behind them, appear in the photo essay “Good light.”



illustrated “Yes, but is it the right thing to do?” You might have seen his work in the New York Times, Fortune, Scientific American, and the San Francisco Chronicle. This is his first contribution to SCM.



is a third-generation Californian and the 28th president of Santa Clara University. He wrote “One in a million” as a special thanks to SCU alumni, who rose to the occasion for the Leavey Challenge.



(“Potions and poisons”) profiles medical sleuth B. Joseph Guglielmo ’73, dean of the School of Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco. For years Fernandez wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle and is a longtime contributor to SCM. She is now a senior public information executive at UCSF.



(“The artful baker”) is assistant editor for SCM. We’re thrilled to have her aboard ship. She comes to us from the East Coast, where she was assistant editor for Johns Hopkins Magazine.



(“Yes, but is it the right thing to do?” and “She runs the game”) writes for this magazine frequently, covering everything from sports to Saturn V rockets to Internet security. For the Fall 2012 SCM he contributed the feature “Drago’s gold.”

Fall 2013

Table of contents


One in a million

A personal note of thanks to SCU alumni. You came through in record numbers to secure a $1 million gift for the University.

Yes, but is it the right thing to do?

From business to government to college campuses, it’s not always a question that gets asked. But here’s how the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics set out to change that.

Good light

For a quarter century Charles Barry has told Santa Clara’s stories in photographs. Here are a few.

Mission Matters

Enter here

Palm Drive becomes a grand pedestrian promenade.

Graduation day highlights

More than 1,000 grads were on hand to hear the address by Leon Panetta ’60, J.D. ’63 at SCU’s 162nd commencement exercises.

She runs the game

Julie Johnston ’14 makes Glamour magazine’s list of top 10 college women.