Graduating seniors Dominic Pera, USD's 2014-15 Associated Students president, and Taylor Noonan, a standout student-athlete, were selected as the male and female recipients of USD's Alcalá Award on May 24.
In another example of faculty-student collaboration, Alexander Blanco '16 and Environment and Ocean Sciences Professor Drew Talley, have documented the arrival of the manila clam to San Diego in the scientific journal PLOS ONE.
Most students rush to finish final projects and cram for exams during finals week. But for Ruby Beltrán and other Women's and Gender Studies minors, their final project was presented at a year-end banquet.
A new study from the University of San Diego finds that even though younger adults may regret how they have presented themselves on the Internet, those negative experiences motivate them to make better, more responsible choices in the future.
President Mary E. Lyons will retire from her position at the University of San Diego effective July 31. A campus celebration will take place on May 15 from 1-3 p.m. in the Hahn University Center Forum rooms (A, B and C).
Projects for in-home desalination, a solar panel cleaner, and a water purifier using plastic beverage bottles were just a few of those presented by seniors at this spring's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering Showcase.
The 2015 USD Changemaker Challenge had a straightforward theme: Food for Life. Judging by the entries submitted, students pitched some outstanding ideas that have the potential to create lasting impact.