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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.

Barnes’ Research: Water Clarity, Coral Health

Barnes’ Research: Water Clarity, Coral Health
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Graduating senior Tyler Barnes' multiple summers of research, in which he monitored turbidity in bays with coral reefs in the U.S. Virgin Islands, contributed to a great USD experience.

Marquez: USD Sends Heartfelt Support for Nepalese

Marquez: USD Sends Heartfelt Support for Nepalese
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Patricia Marquez, dean of Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, expresses support for Nepalese in the wake of a tragic earthquake. USD has many ties to Nepal where it done work since 2000 as well as had alumni and Women PeaceMakers.

Toreros Take Care of Their Own in ‘Operation Bow Wow’

Toreros Take Care of Their Own in ‘Operation Bow Wow’
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

A dream came true for a Torero and the entire University of San Diego community. Mike Girard, a blind student, took a leave of absence from his classes at USD to travel near Palm Springs and meet his guide dog for the first time.

V2’s Entrepreneurship Presence, Impact Grows

V2’s Entrepreneurship Presence, Impact Grows
Monday, April 27, 2015

The fourth annual $100,000 Venture Vetting (V2) Pitch Competition finale had more entries, strong USD and Bi-national student entrepreneur finalists and a sense that this annual event is successfully growing each year.

Softball’s Powerful Youth Statement

Softball’s Powerful Youth Statement
Friday, April 24, 2015

The success of the 2015 USD softball team has been highlighted by freshman power hitter Kailey HIll's record 12 home runs and freshman pitcher Paige von Sprecken's 21 wins.