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Torero-Born Leaders

Torero-Born Leaders
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Seniors Farrah Coltrain and Nick Collins are graduating in May and both recently learned they've been selected by their respective national Greek Life organizations for leadership development roles.

Getting to Know Your Professors: Halina Duraj

Getting to Know Your Professors: Halina Duraj
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Assistant Professor of English Halina Duraj discusses which writers inspire her, good advice and about the importance of creative writing in a liberal arts education.

Students Engineer Published Study on Classmates’ Creativity

Students Engineer Published Study on Classmates’ Creativity
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

A study to examine USD freshmen engineering students' inner creativity, and executed by their fellow engineering classmates in the 2012 spring semester, was recently published professionally.

USD Professor Finds Lasting Impact of ‘Jersey Shore’ on Youth

USD Professor Finds Lasting Impact of ‘Jersey Shore’ on Youth
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

A new study conducted by Bradley Bond, PhD, assistant professor in USD’s Department of Communication Studies finds a link between "Jersey Shore" exposure and viewers' sexual attitudes and behaviors.

Ashley Barton: Creating a Home for Black Students

Ashley Barton: Creating a Home for Black Students
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Ashley Barton, PhD, is the new director of the Black Student Resource Center (BSRC). She reflects on what it means to be at USD and how her role can help shape the USD experience for Black students on campus.

Torero Parents are Passionately Involved

Torero Parents are Passionately Involved
Thursday, February 20, 2014

Having a passion for the University of San Diego isn't just for students and alumni. Parents of USD students and alumni, through the Office of Parent Relations and Parents Association Board are equally dedicated.

Veteran Leadership: Nine Nursing Students Named Jonas Scholars

Veteran Leadership: Nine Nursing Students Named Jonas Scholars
Thursday, February 20, 2014

Nine PhD and DNP students will receive $10,000 scholarships to study veteran-specific health needs or become nursing professors to alleviate the nursing shortage.

Batter Up! USD Professor Finds MLB Players Experience Stage Fright

Batter Up! USD Professor Finds MLB Players Experience Stage Fright
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Assistant Professor Nadav Goldschmied and fellow researchers have found that Major League Baseball players experience a bit of stage fright on the eve of reaching a major milestone.