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Effective Change: Find it at Changemaker Fest

Effective Change: Find it at Changemaker Fest
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The third annual USD Changemaker Fest, taking place Sept. 30-Oct. 4, is a week dedicated to exploring, defining and activating social change.

USD Changemaker: Jillian Grant

USD Changemaker: Jillian Grant
Monday, September 22, 2014

Senior Visual Arts major Jillian Grant's Summer Changemaker Project involved teaching photography and art workshops to minors at a migrant youth shelter in San Diego.

USD Changemaker: Aaron McCarthy

USD Changemaker: Aaron McCarthy
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Junior Aaron McCarthy spent his second Summer Changemaker Fellowship strengthening the foundation and future of Young Dreamers United, a mentoring program for middle-school students.

Visible Support for USD Foster Youth Students

Visible Support for USD Foster Youth Students
Monday, September 15, 2014

University of San Diego's desire to support and provide a welcoming environment for students who are foster-care youth results in the creation of Torero Renaissance Scholars program.

Temple Grandin Rivets USD Community

Temple Grandin Rivets USD Community
Friday, September 12, 2014

Temple Grandin, a lifestock behavior scientist, software engineer, autism advocate and educator, spoke about the differences between the autistic brain and those of non-autistic people and the challenges and benefits of living with autism.

Welcoming, Reflective Mass of the Holy Spirit

Welcoming, Reflective Mass of the Holy Spirit
Friday, September 12, 2014

The annual fall semester Mass of the Holy Spirit, held in The Immaculata Church, offered a welcoming presence to all members of the University of San Diego community.

USD Changemaker: Joceline De la Torre

USD Changemaker: Joceline De la Torre
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sophomore Joceline De la Torre's interest in community issues led her to a youth art project in Riverside, Calif. De la Torre is one of eight USD Summer Changemaker Fellows.

Kicking Off a New School Year

Kicking Off a New School Year
Monday, September 8, 2014

KUSI-TV broadcast live from USD to celebrate the start of the new school year, highlighting new university initiatives in peace and science and technology.