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Honors Society Recognition for Professor Michelle Camacho

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Professor Camacho served as faculty advisor for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) Chapter at University of San Diego in 2016-2017, and the USD chapter was recognized as a Gold Star chapter for the 2016-2017 academic year. This accomplishment truly puts them among the best of the best. The chapter at University of San Diego demonstrated its integrity and dedication to the NSCS pillars of scholarship, leadership and service. This level of distinction was designed to formally recognize and acknowledge their hard work and dedication. NSCS is a national, not for profit, honor society that recognizes undergraduate students who excel academically during their first and second year of college. NSCS is a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies and offers one million dollars in scholarships, awards and chapter support, as well as leadership and service opportunities on the local and national levels. 

Best Paper Award

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Military Veterans and Constituents Committee of the American Society for Engineering Education recently recognized the work of Michelle Camacho (p…

Join the Humanities Center Student Board

Monday, June 19, 2017

Join the Humanities Center Student Board, which is launching this fall. The HCSB was established with the purpose of enhancing student participation i…

NASA Astronaut Candidate

NASA Astronaut Candidate Jonny Kim

Friday, June 9, 2017

Jonny Kim (M.D.) (Lieutenant, U.S. Navy) NASA Astronaut Candidate Summary: Dr. Jonny Kim has been selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candida…

An otolith from a lanternfish is used to estimate the fish’s age.

Student Spotlight: Angela Klemmedson

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Angela Klemmedson studies lanternfish. Lanternfish inhabit the mesopelagic layer of the world’s oceans (200–1000 meters deep). This r…

English Senior Project Presentations

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

On English Senior Project Presentations will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Humanities Center (Serra Hall 200).  This …

Sr. Betsy Walsh Departs USD

Monday, May 22, 2017

With profound respect and deep gratitude, we wish Sr. Betsy Walsh farewell and bon voyage as she moves to northern California to join the re…

English Major Seniors Honored

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

At the annual Honors Convocation held on May 2, 2017, several English major seniors were honored with special English Department awards.  They ar…

We Have a Winner: Siwei Wu!

Monday, April 24, 2017

Siwei Wu, who is an Asian Studies minor with an emphasis on Japan, won first place in the 2017 San Diego Regional Japanese Speech Contest (College Div…

Carl Luna

Rebuilding Civility Sought at Conference

Thursday, April 20, 2017

On the surface, life seems best when things come together, problems have a solution, people spend time with those they like and love and have things t…

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