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Women PeaceMakers Bring Stories to Life

Women PeaceMakers Bring Stories to Life
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The 2014 Women PeaceMakers, Margaret Arach Orech (Uganda), Ashima Kaul (Kashmir), Nimalka Fernando (Sri Lanka) and Robi Damelin (Israel), opened their eight-week residence at USD with a panel discussion.

USD Summer 2015 Abroad: Dialogue with Dalai Lama

USD Summer 2015 Abroad: Dialogue with Dalai Lama
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Applications are available now for a Summer 2015 USD study abroad trip to India that includes USD students having a private dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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.

Giving, Receiving Good Entrepreneurship Advice

Giving, Receiving Good Entrepreneurship Advice
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Two events, the Legacy Entrepreneurship Conference and Parent Relations' Knowledge Transfer, provided the campus community with opportunities to tap into the knowledge and experience of USD alumni.

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.

USD Football’s Pioneering Spirit

USD Football’s Pioneering Spirit
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

As the 2014 USD Homecoming Football game takes place Saturday, it's a good opportunity to reflect on the origins of the football program in 1956 and 1957 when it was the San Diego College for Men and its nickname was the Pioneers.