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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 million gift from the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation to help build a new home for science and engineering. Illustrations by Owen Smith.

42 - AI AND PUBLIC TRUST A future with artificial intelligence is no longer a sci-fi fantasy. So how do we manage it with moral intelligence? By Shannon Vallor.

46 - WELCOME TO WONDERLAND Observing elections near and far. Our tale: God Bless America, baseball, hell freezes over, and prayers for the dead. By Steven Boyd Saum.

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Summer 2017


Santa Clara : Santa Clara University, 2017.


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Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 58 Number 2, Summer 2017



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