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Alumni

Alberto Milian

Alberto Milian

Alumnus begins doctoral work in history at Cornell University

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Anthony Pavlovic

Anthony Pavlovic

Former AS president encourages friendship, service, community

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Bob O'Connell

Bob O'Connell

An education in the Arts leads to career in international fine art crime solving

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Camron Proctor

Camron Proctor

Physics alumnus pursues PhD in aeronautical engineering

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Carolyn Straub

Carolyn Straub

2009 graduate receives Fulbright Scholarship

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Celina Gonzalez

Celina Gonzalez

Alcala Awardee shares gifts with others

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Celisse Ruiz

Celisse Ruiz

Alcala Award recipient uses her talents to give back

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Chris Grant

Chris Grant

CAS alum becomes GM of NBA team

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Daina Sanchez

Daina Sanchez

Recent grad works to give voice to Zapotec immigrants

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Diolinda Monteiro

Diolinda Monteiro

Biology alumna masters the science of candy-making

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Elise Cimino

Elise Cimino

2008 Graduate embraces Italian culture while on a Fulbright Scholarship

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Eric Abbott

Eric Abbott

Communication Studies Alum breaks paddleboarding record and wins two world championships back-to-back

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Mr. & Mrs. von Ehrenberg

Eric and Aveline von Ehrenberg

Couple to underwrite Tamir Hendelman Trio jazz concert on campus

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Gibran Chavez-Gudino

Gibran Chavez-Gudino

2011 Alcalá Award recipient brings talent and passion to Harvard Divinity School

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Heather Raffo

Heather Raffo

MFA Alumna Gives Voice to Iraqi Women

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Jamey Power

Jamey Power

History alumnus gives back to USD

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Jamieson Kerns

Jamieson Kerns

Internship Leads to Life Online

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Jay Porter

Jay Porter

Computer science grad builds community with conscientious restaurant

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Jennifer Rosin

Jennifer Rosin

2010 alumna begins her first year at Creighton University School of Medicine

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Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons

MFA alumnus earns Emmy nomination

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John Finneran

John Finneran

Biology alum believes undergraduate years are a time to explore diverse subjects

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Jose Rosales-Chavez

Jose Rosales-Chavez

Anthropology and Spanish grad begins PhD program in global health

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Josh Johnson

Josh Johnson

Former Torero promoted to starting quarterback of Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Jennifer Wooley

Jennifer Wooley

Biochemistry alum combines passion for learning and service as a Peace Corps Volunteer

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JP Damante

JP Damante

CAS alum finds his voice to help others

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Katelyn Collings

Katelyn Collings

CAS Alumnae shines in the Capital Fellows program

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Kelly McAndrew

Kelly McAndrew

English alumna to perform in award-winning play at The Old Globe

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Kimberly Roe

Kimberly Roe

Unprecedented Future has depth

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Larry Williams

Larry Williams

Alumnus brings USD values to his own talent agency

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Laurel Seibert

Laurel Seibert

Pre-Health program paves path to future

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Maegan Bright

Maegan Bright

Psychology graduate finds passion and a career at USD's Internship Fair

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Matt Reccow

Matt Reccow

Alumnus translates international relations degree into a global media career

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Michael Catanzaro

Michael Catanzaro

Alumnus works to reduce USD's carbon footprint

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Nailah Thompson, DO, MPH

Nailah Thompson, DO, MPH

Biology alumna works to reduce disparities in healthcare

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Nelson Chase

Nelson Chase

History grad student begins his museum career

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Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros

Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros

Humanities grad earns a Fulbright Fellowship in Mexico City

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Patrick Morrin

Patrick Morrin

College alumnus to be recognized at Alumni Honors

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Ryan Brennan

Ryan Brennan

Alcala Award recipient prepares for Dental School

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Sara Story

Sara's Story

'95 grad selected for 2011 Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award

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Scott Meyers-Lipton

Scott Meyers-Lipton

Big Idea: Alumnus Tackles Gulf Coast Disaster

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Shirley Pierson

Shirley Pierson

Theatre arts alumna puts her education to work—one step at a time

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Sophia Vogt

Sophia Vogt

International Relations alumna completes white house internship

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Stehly Farms

Stehly Farms

USD Alumni Noel '92 and Jerome Stehly '85 say organic food is a way of life

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Stephanie Malone

Stephanie Malone

Recent graduate Stephanie Malone '12 strives to live out loud

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Steve Poltz

Steve Poltz

Singer-songwriter finds "beautiful mountaintop highs" in the performing life

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The Ryan Brothers

The Ryan Brothers

Ryan Bros. Coffee: two-thirds alumni owned, 100 percent delicious

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Timothy Lynch

Timothy Lynch

Comm Studies alumnus Timothy Lynch '95 receives 2012 Hughes Career Achievement Award

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Todd Gloria

Todd Gloria

USD alumnus serves the community as Councilmember of San Diego's Third District

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Wyatt Taubman

Wyatt Taubman

Environmental Studies alum's website spotlights green living

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Wynona Peters

Wynona Peters

Sociology and ethnic studies alumna serves as dignitary

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Students Back to Top

Alex Ching

Alex Ching

Hawaiian golf champ finds home away from home at USD

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Architecture Students

Architecture

USD Architecture sending two students to top graduate schools

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Shirine

Ben and Shirine

MFA fellowship recipients prepare to open "The Importance of Being Earnest" on March 5

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BSU Co-Presidents

BSU Co-Presidents

USD students encourage greater diversity and acceptance on campus

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Choral Scholars

Choral Scholars

Members of USD's elite vocal ensemble value dedication and teamwork

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Computer Science

Computer Science

Computer Science students earn second place in international Data Mining Cup

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Director Annette Welsh

Founders Chapel Choir and Instrumentalists

Choir is “home away from home” for USD musicians

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Gunner Wiebe

Gunner Wiebe

USD student follows father's tradition in the PGA

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Haley Pittman

Haley Pittman

Spanish and communication studies double major named 2011 valedictorian

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Jessica Gomes

Jessica Gomes

USD freshman blogs for Seventeen Magazine

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Joseph Bello

Joseph Bello

Student earns recognition for philanthropic efforts

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Kelsey Brown

Kelsey Brown

IR student's food blog earns national attention

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Michael Frederick Ahmad

Michael Frederick Ahmad

Theatre Arts student uses theatre to encourage acceptance and diversity

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Model United Nations

Model United Nations

USD's MUN students gain new perspective on world affairs

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Sam Nogami

Sam Nogami

Summer research illuminates plasma physics

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Sarah de los Santos

Sarah de los Santos

Art and Psychology double major fuses her two passions

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Thomas Mallon

Thomas Mallon

Political Science student empowers youth athletes to recognize life-threatening conditions

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USD Medical Brigades

USD Medical Brigades

Students bring medical resources to the under-served Darien region of Panama

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Belinda Lum

Women's Softball

Senior student-athletes share thoughts on school and sports

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USD Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball

USD Women's volleyball enjoys a phenomenal season

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Yajaira Nunez

Yajaira Nunez

Ocean Leader Scholar finds community at USD

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Faculty Back to Top

Amanda Petersen

Amanda Petersen

Assistant professor of Spanish is first USD instructor to receive Graves Award in the Humanities

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Avi Spiegel and Adina Batnitzky

Avi Spiegel and Adina Batnitzky

USD welcomes new professors Avi Spiegel, Phd, JD and Adina Batnitzky, PhD

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Sundance Film Festival

Belinda Lum

Professor of Sociology is fan and friend to women's basketball team

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Biophysics

Biophysics

The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes a new, interdisciplinary science major

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CAS New Faculty

CAS New Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences welcomes ten new tenure-track faculty

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Students and Faculty in Ireland

CAS Faculty Explore Irish Culture

Professor Gerard Mannion, of Theology and Religious Studies, reflects on his time in Ireland with fellow faculty

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Christopher Adler

Christopher Adler

Music Professor draws on background in mathematics to inspire compositions

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Michel Boudrias, PhD

Climate Education Partners Grant

USD's Climate Education Partners Awarded $5 million National Science Foundation Grant

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Daniel López-Pérez

Daniel López-Pérez

Assistant professor of architecture provides new opportunities for students

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David Harnish

David Harnish

New chair works to expand USD’s music department

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Del Dickson

Del Dickson

Professor and pre-law advisor helps students achieve their dreams

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Drew Talley

Drew Talley

Marine Science and Environmental Studies Professor earns White House recognition

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Eric Pierson

Eric Pierson

Associate Professor of communication studies to compete on his third TV game show

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Esteban del Rio

Esteban del Rio

Communication Studies Professor to direct sustainability-themed Living Learning Community

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Ethnic Studies

Ethnic Studies

Embracing holistic education

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Evelyn Diaz Cruz

Evelyn Diaz Cruz

Professor-penned play earns favorable reviews in New York City

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Jericho Brown

Jericho Brown

Professor earns prestigious Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts

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Jericho Brown

Jericho Brown

English professor awarded prestigious Bunting Fellowship

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Jerome Hall

Jerome Hall

Surf's up in unique history course

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Jon Lowenstein

Jon Lowenstein

Award-winning documentary photographer offers special session at USD

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Jonathan Bowman

Jonathan Bowman

Communication Studies Professor directs Social Justice LLC

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Larry Hinman

Larry Hinman

USD students discuss roboethics

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Lauren Benz

Lauren Benz

Clare Boothe Luce professor addresses energy issues

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Leeva Chung

Leeva Chung

Communication Studies prepares students for a global world

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Maria Pascuzzi

Maria Pascuzzi

Professor promotes greater understanding of biblical texts

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Marjorie Patrick

Marjorie Patrick

Professor of biology takes her work around the world

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Mary Boyd

Mary Boyd

Dean Boyd shines light on undergraduate research

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MFA Faculty

MFA Faculty

MFA professors bring their talents to the stage

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Michael Agnew

Michael Agnew

Languages and Literature professor brings Don Quixote to life

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Michel Boudrias

Michel Boudrias

Making a difference through science

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Michel Boudrias

Michel Boudrias

USD receives a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation

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Michel Boudrias

Michel Boudrias

Professor of Marine Science and Environmental Studies spreads the word on climate issues

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Michelle Jacob

Michelle Jacob

Native American connection unites USD and community

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Mike Williams

Mike Williams

Washington Center honors USD

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Mitch Malachowski

Mitch Malachowski

Chemistry and Biochemistry professor shines on and off the golf course

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Noelle Norton

Noelle Norton

College Welcomes New Associate Dean

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Rachel Blaser

Rachel Blaser

Psychology professor finds balance with analytical lab work and creative photography

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Rae Anderson

Rae Anderson

Assistant Professor of Physics awarded Air Force grant for exciting new research

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Richard Seer

Richard Seer

Graduate Theatre Chair earns applause for program's rigorous classical acting curriculum

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Susannah Stern

Susannah Stern

Communication professor's study on "advergaming" the subject of a NY Times article

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Tammy Dwyer

Tammy Dwyer

Chemistry professor thrives as scientist, leader and mentor

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Tim Clark

Tim Clark

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry receives NSF CAREER Award

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Events Back to Top

5x5: CAS Live

5x5: CAS Live

5 Speakers x 5 Minutes. Coversations at Speed.

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CAS Retrospective 2009-2010

What is your favorite photo

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Catharine MacKinnon

Catharine MacKinnon

Leading legal scholar and activist to speak at Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Lecture Series

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Creative Collaborations 2010

Creative Collaborations 2010

Undergraduate research takes center stage

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Creative Collaborations 2011

Creative Collaborations 2011

Student research at its best

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Cropper

Creative Writing

Expanded offerings for English students

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Commencement 2011

Commencement 2011

The College of Arts and Sciences congratulates the graduates of the Class of 2011

Jay Leno

Jay Leno Tour

USD Students Take Tour of Jay Leno's Car Garage

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P. Gabrielle Foreman

P. Gabrielle Foreman

"Activating the Archive"

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Project Runway

Project Runway

"Who's In and Who's Out?"

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Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor

Supreme Court Justice Comes to USD

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Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival

CAS students and faculty expand the learning experience beyond the classroom

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