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Even at a Distance, Sons’ Autism Strengthens Alum

Even at a Distance, Sons’ Autism Strengthens Alum
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Despite living 1,500 miles apart, alumnus Chris Brusca '00, '06, a Navy lieutenant commander in San Diego, and his wife and five children, including two with autism, maintain a family bond.

Getting to Know Your Professors: KSPS’ Necla Tschirgi

Getting to Know Your Professors: KSPS’ Necla Tschirgi
Monday, October 13, 2014

Learn more about Turkey-born and raised Necla Tschirgi, a professor of practice for Human Security and Peacebuilding in the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies' master's degree program.

USD Changemaker: Gabriella Russo

USD Changemaker: Gabriella Russo
Monday, October 13, 2014

USD junior Gabriella Russo's Summer Changemaker Fellowship project sought to localize a global problem of food waste when there are many who go hungry.

SOLES Students Help Bill Pass to Aid Foster Youth

SOLES Students Help Bill Pass to Aid Foster Youth
Thursday, October 9, 2014

Graduate students' work in a USD nonprofit management course help with passage of a California law that foster youth enrolled in an education program can receive housing support through age 25.

Alumna Entrepreneur: Lynn R. Hijar

Alumna Entrepreneur: Lynn R. Hijar
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

USD alumna, Lynn R. Hijar '98, '06, is founder and CEO of iBiz247, a one-stop international business center. She's one of several alumni set to speak at the Oct. 9 USD Alumni Legacy Entrepreneurship Conference.

Support for USD Veteran Students: New Center, NSF Grant

Support for USD Veteran Students: New Center, NSF Grant
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A new Veterans' Center opens Oct. 16 at USD and two professors were awarded a $470,000 National Science Foundation grant to study how to encourage more veterans to become engineers.

AS President Cultivates Sense of Belonging at USD

AS President Cultivates Sense of Belonging at USD
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Committed to community, change, and school pride, USD senior Dom Pera, the 2014-15 Associated Students President, is ready to take a leap forward with USD students.

Homecoming and Family Weekend: A Big Blue Bash

Homecoming and Family Weekend: A Big Blue Bash
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The annual USD Homecoming and Family Weekend takes place Oct. 10-12. The Big Blue Bash welcomes alumni, parents, and families to campus and has plenty of exciting events for current students, too.