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Tammy Dwyer, Chemistry and Biochemistry, ACS Fellow

USD Chemistry Chair, Professor Tammy Dwyer Named ACS Fellow Honoree

Friday, August 18, 2017post has video

Tammy Dwyer, a faculty member in chemistry and biochemistry at the University of San Diego since 1994 and current department chair, has been named to the 2017 class of American Chemical Society Fellows, essentially a lifetime achievement-type honor given to scientists who’ve demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and have made important contributions to ACS, the world’s largest scientific society.

2017 NASA astronaut class selfie

Toreros Train for Space

Monday, August 14, 2017

Matthew Dominick and Jonny Kim each won a lottery — on the same day. The prize? These two University of San Diego alumni are among 12 people to …

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…

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…

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