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Students Engineer Change in Dominican Republic

Students Engineer Change in Dominican Republic
Thursday, February 5, 2015

In less than a week, USD engineering students traveled to the Dominican Republic and built 16 stoves and installed two chlorinators to improve life in a rural mountainous village.

President Lyons Receives SDBJ Community Leadership Award

President Lyons Receives SDBJ Community Leadership Award
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

USD President Mary E. Lyons received the San Diego Business Journal's 2014 Community Leadership Award at its Jan. 28 Most Admired CEO Awards event. Former USD trustee Bill Geppert and MSEL alumnus Garry Ridge were also feted.

USD Research Week Coming April 13-17

USD Research Week Coming April 13-17
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

University of San Diego student and faculty prowess for research has blossomed to the point that it's an essential aspect of a USD liberal arts education. This April 13-17, the university will host its inaugural USD Research Week.

All Faith Service: Water is Life, Solidarity

All Faith Service: Water is Life, Solidarity
Sunday, February 1, 2015

The 22nd annual All Faith Service was held in Shiley Theatre on Jan. 29. Through multiple faith expressions, including the Christian reflection by the USD Choral Scholars, everyone spoke to the importance of water as a sacred trust.

Healthy Again, Torero Alum Has Big Game Role

Healthy Again, Torero Alum Has Big Game Role
Friday, January 30, 2015

Bill Vinovich, a 1983 University of San Diego alumnus, is the referee for Sunday's big game in Glendale, Ariz. Getting his first chance to referee in this championship game comes years after overcoming an ayartic aneurysm in 2007.

Yajaira Nuñez: A College Graduate and So Much More

Yajaira Nuñez: A College Graduate and So Much More
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Yajaira Nuñez earned a BA in Ethnic Studies last December. Originally an Ocean Leader Scholar set to study marine biology, she changed course halfway in and went through an important self-discovery process toward success.

World Class: MBA Program Ranked in Financial Times’ Top 100

World Class: MBA Program Ranked in Financial Times’ Top 100
Monday, January 26, 2015

The University of San Diego's MBA program is now ranked in the top 100 by the Financial Times, putting it in the top five percent of the 2,000 programs available worldwide.

Women’s Basketball Thrives on Double Dose of Twin Talent

Women’s Basketball Thrives on Double Dose of Twin Talent
Monday, January 26, 2015

If the USD women's basketball team seems to be a close-knit group, determined to win for each other, you might want to look a little closer at the team's roster.