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FROM University Communications

Smoking, Tobacco Free at USD

The University of San Diego's campus-wide smoking and tobacco-free policy is now in effect. ...

FROM USD Athletics

Alumna Athlete Receives Fulbright

Kristy Koenes '13, a former USD cross-country and track standout, has earned a distinguished Fulbright grant to teach in Poland....


Vista Writer Wins Award

Matt Hose '15 alum and a veteran writer/editor for The Vista school newspaper, earned a first-place award from San Diego's Society of Professional Journalists....


Major Award for DeRoche

Edward DeRoche, director of USD's Character Development Center, received the Sanford N. McDonnell Award for Lifetime Achievement in Character Education....

Launch of USD Cyber Center Draws Local and National Acclaim

USD launched its new Center for Cyber Security Engineering and Technology (CCSET) to national acclaim as a model for education, government and business collaboration....


USD Summit Promotes Women in Higher Education

For four days in early August, 51 women from different avenues of higher education gathered on the University of San Diego’s campus for the third annual Women in Higher Education Leadership Summit....


Summer Conference Gives PhD Student Leadership Insight

School of Leadership and Education Sciences PhD student Jeff Bourgeois gained valuable leadership research experience as a graduate assistant for the recent Hansen Summer Institute....


Paddling With the President

USD’s new president, Dr. Jim Harris, went kayaking in the La Jolla Marine Reserve with students from the Outdoor Adventures team on his second day on the job....


University of the Third Age Provides Impactful Community Outreach

The 37th year of University of the Third Age continued to provide impactful community outreach programming for life-long learners 55+, including discussion about Cora Evans' canonization bid....


Torero Life Abroad: Meeting the Dalai Lama in India

Elizabeth Creech, a fourth-year student and Sociology major, reflects back on her summer study abroad trip among 60 USD students and faculty to meet His Holiness the Dalai Lama in his home in Dharmashala, India....


Getting to Know President Harris

Learn more about Dr. James T. Harris, the fourth president of the University of San Diego, than just what's listed on his resume/CV....


Welcome to the Torero Family

New USD President James T. Harris, III, DEd, arrives in San Diego alongside his wife of 33 years, Mary. They have two adult sons, Zachary and Braden. ...


Two Business Students Earn GEICO Scholarships

University of San Diego students Lena Figueroa ’16 and Grecia Rojas ’17, both majoring in international business, were each awarded $2,500 Achievement awards from GEICO on July 28....