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Mariam Yazdani, WPM

2018 Women PeaceMakers Spotlight: Mariam Yazdani, Pakistan

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The University of San Diego is hosting four outstanding females from around the world to share their knowledge and to be present. In 2018, the 16th year of the Women PeaceMakers Program, the cohort consists of: Rosa Emilia Salamanca of Colombia, Roxana Cristescu of Eurasia, Amira Abdulrahman Hussein Timan from Sudan and Mariam Yazdani of Pakistan. They are part of a program that shines an important global spotlight on women leadership, a Changemaker spirit and how they can help to inspire female leaders-in-training. The women are at USD through Nov. 17. While they are here, they’ll be working on the issue of ensuring women have a seat of power at the peace negotiation table. Starting today and continuing Oct. 18, 20 and 22, USD’s News Center will spotlight one PeaceMaker each day to learn a little more about their backstory and to know about upcoming on-campus events featuring this impressive cohort.

Problem of the Week

Week of Oct. 8 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

The Problem:​ An odd number of soldiers are stationed in a field in such a way that all the pairwise distances are distinct. Each soldier is told to…

Get to Know Dr. Ruben Hernandez

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Dr. Hernandez teaches the Introduction Psychology and Research Methods courses this fall 2018. What are your favorite courses to teach? Introduction…

Federico Ardila Smiling

Mathematics Fall Kick Off Lecture

Monday, October 1, 2018

Professor Ardila works in combinatorics to other areas of mathematics and applications. He also strives to build joyful, empowering, and equitable mat…

Music Student Spotlight

Monday, October 1, 2018

Amanda Ezell spent this summer researching motivation and percussion pedagogy as a McNair Scholar, under the guidance of Dr. Jeffrey Malecki (Music De…

Unfolding Humanity Sculpture of a burning-man like structure

Burning Man Launch Party

Friday, September 28, 2018

A crew of two dozen USD students and alums, countless community members, along with five faculty have been working over the past eight months in creat…

Faculty Spotlight: Ryan Nestor

Friday, September 28, 2018

In June, Ryan Nestor earned the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of California, San Diego. His dissertation “This is not a Dril…

Adam Boocher, PhD, Smiling

Meet Adam Boocher, PhD

Friday, September 28, 2018

A word from Adam: I'm really excited to be joining USD! Ever since I was a college student, I knew that I wanted to work at a liberal arts co…

Faculty Spotlight: David Harnish

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Professor Harnish completed his year-long sabbatical in which he conducted fieldwork on Lombok, Indonesia (fall 2017) and taught on the Semester at Se…

Faculty Spotlight: Emilie Amrein

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Emilie Amrein traveled to Minnesota in late September to give invited talks on her research at the UMN and at UMN-Morris. She presented on diversity, …

Faculty Spotlight: Marianne Pfau

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Marianne Pfau is very excited to go on a concert tour to Italy Oct 2-12.  She will play principal oboe with the German Baroque Orchestra Il Trion…

Horn Masterclass with John Logan

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Dr. Malecki and Warren Gref, applied horn, had the privilege to host a horn masterclass with John Logan, professor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotl…

New USD Drum Line

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Drs. Malecki and Nestor met members of the drum line before school started and got things off to a great start. The new line plays for home football g…

Music Faculty Spotlight: Christopher Adler

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Christopher Adler once again worked as Director of Composition at the Nief-Norf Summer Festival  held for two weeks in June at the University of…

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