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Dr. Drew Talley working with students at a research site in Baja California

Faculty Spotlight: Congratulations Dr. Drew Talley

July 17, 2017

We are pleased to announce and celebrate Dr. Drew Talley as a recipient of the 2017 Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) Scientific Award!…Read more.

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Our awesomeness expert @nickriggle of the Philosophy dept. discusses his book On Being Awesome with @Entrepreneur 12 days ago

As you put your head down to study for midterms, don’t forget to look up every once in a while ⛅️⛅️⛅️ #SceneAtUSD
The USD Pep Band made a special appearance at our annual Alumni Homecoming Brunch! Thanks to everyone who attended Homecoming this year and made it such a success!! 🎉🎉 #GoToreros #USDCAS #UofSanDiego
Alumni! Don’t forget to visit these magical spots on campus when you’re here for Homecoming this weekend! ✨ #SceneAtUSD #uofsandiego #usdcas #homecomingweekend #most beautiful campus
It’s officially Homecoming Week!!! We couldn’t be more excited to welcome our alumni back to campus this weekend! 🌟 REMEMBER, it’s not too late to register for our Homecoming Brunch on Saturday, 10/14 — see your favorite professors and get a delicious breakfast for only $5! What a deal! Link in bio, registration closes Wednesday.
TODAY | 10.05.17 | The Barrie Cropper Memorial Lecture on Creative Writing: Maggie Nelson
Nonfiction writer Maggie Nelson will deliver the Barrie Cropper Memorial Lecture on the Craft of Creative Writing.
Thursday, October 5 at 12:30 pm
Hahn University Center, Forum C
Free admission
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