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Women’s and Gender Studies Work Fuels Students’ Pride, Purpose

Women’s and Gender Studies Work Fuels Students’ Pride, Purpose
Thursday, May 14, 2015

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.

USD Study: Online Self-Presentations

USD Study: Online Self-Presentations
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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.

Campus Reception May 15 for President Mary Lyons

Campus Reception May 15 for President Mary Lyons
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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).

Showcasing Engineering Innovation

Showcasing Engineering Innovation
Monday, May 11, 2015

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.

Student Ideas Shine in Changemaker Challenge

Student Ideas Shine in Changemaker Challenge
Thursday, May 7, 2015

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.

UFMC Diversity Banquet Recognizes Influential Toreros

UFMC Diversity Banquet Recognizes Influential Toreros
Thursday, May 7, 2015

The 10th annual Diversity Banquet, hosted by the United Front Multicultural Center on May 6, honored seven outstanding seniors with difference-making awards, celebrated Class of 2015 graduates and UFMC efforts, and featured words of inspiration for all.

Undefeated in WCC, Men’s Tennis Seeks More in NCAA Tourney

Undefeated in WCC, Men’s Tennis Seeks More in NCAA Tourney
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The men's tennis program recently notched its second straight undefeated West Coast Conference title win and second straight WCC Tournament title. USD is set to face San Diego State in an NCAA Tournament regional match on May 8.

Vital Socially Innovative Ideas Rewarded

Vital Socially Innovative Ideas Rewarded
Monday, May 4, 2015

Nine of 15 finalists in the 2015 Social Innovation Challenge earned part of $75,000 in total prize money. Ideas included solutions for clean water, access to education and building a low-cost portable toilet for Uganda's disabled.