Fall 2009

Tribute to Sepehr Zabih

By Stephen Woolpert, Dean of School of Liberal Arts

Dec. 5, 1925 – July 11, 2009

Not Your Average Chemistry Lab

By Mike McAlpin
Photography by Allyson Wiley '02

Urban environmental issues class studies at former military base...

Steve Bachofer works with students. The class used the former Alameda Naval Air Station as a lab.

Adventures Abroad


Claudia Roldan '09 and An Tran '09.

Not Limited to Classroom Walls

By Erin Hallissy

CILSA's 10 years of community service and scholarship

Bonner Leader Vince Sison at the General Assistance Advocacy Project.

In Memoriam

Jack Henning '38, former undersecretary of labor for presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson and the leader of the California Labor Federation for 26 years, died June 4 in San Francisco. He was 93.

Alumni Director Heads to the Classroom

By Erin Hallissy

New Members Join Trustees & Regents Boards

By Erin Hallissy

Saint Mary's College welcomed two new trustees and seven new regents for the 2009–10 year with decades of dedication to the College.


Brickpile Briefs

Brickpile Briefs

SMC's New Logo

By Erin Hallissy

Q&A with Vice President Michael Beseda

Photography by Nicolo Sertorio.

Go Gaels

Head baseball coach Jedd Soto, the school's third-winningest coach since 1968 received a three-year contract extension in September, keeping him under contract through the 2012 season.

"I am proud to be part of building a tradition of excellence on and off the baseball field each year, and look forward to the challenge of elevating our program to the next level," Soto says.