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Changemakers’ Scholarship Makes a Difference

Changemakers’ Scholarship Makes a Difference
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Seventeen University of San Diego students recently received a Changemaker Scholarship on the merit of their application, which includes the empowerment that comes from changemaking.

Social Innovation Challenge Entry Deadline Feb. 16

Social Innovation Challenge Entry Deadline Feb. 16
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

University of San Diego students and non-USD students interested in applying for the fifth annual $75,000 Social Innovation Challenge must submit their idea by the Monday, Feb. 16 deadline.

2015-16 USD Faculty Awards Announced

2015-16 USD Faculty Awards Announced
Friday, February 6, 2015

University of San Diego President Mary E. Lyons, PhD, announced the 2015-2016 recipients for University Professorships, Steber Professors, Herzog Endowed Scholar, and the Class of 1975 Endowed Professor.

Interdisciplinary Approach at Work for Water Quality in Uganda

Interdisciplinary Approach at Work for Water Quality in Uganda
Friday, February 6, 2015

An interdisciplinary group of faculty and students spent part of last month in Uganda to continue work on a water quality research project that USD has been associated with since 2008.

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.