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  • Sep. 26, 2017

    The San Diego Union Tribune

    Del Mar couple fill the gap for foster youth

    There are talkers in this world and there are doers. Bill and Gretchen Morgan are the latter and they’ve found a perfect partner for their “doing” in Just in Time for Foster Youth.

  • Sep. 25, 2017

    FanSided

    Atlanta Braves trade utilityman Connor Joe to Los Angeles DodgersThis afternoon, it was announced that the Atlanta Braves have agreed to send Connor Joe to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Joe was drafted by the Pirates in the 1st round with the 39th pick in the 2014 MLB draft.  He went to the University of San Diego.
  • Sep. 25, 2017

    The San Diego Tribune

    Local museums join Getty in examining Latino and Latin American artUniversity of San Diego, Robert and Karen Hoehn Family Galleries: Ordinary materials used for replication and dissemination are turned to aesthetic and subversive ends by the 20-plus artists in this show. Included are blueprints, faxes, photocopies on paper, as well as images printed on wood, metal and glass.  
  • Sep. 25, 2017

    San Diego Metro Magazine

    USD to Celebrate Completion of New Pedestrian Plaza

    The University of San Diego will celebrate the completion of Paseo de Colachis, a beautiful new pedestrian plaza, on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. on the west end of campus. Replacing an existing two-way street, “the plaza has already become an inviting and popular location for the USD community to study, socialize and play,” said USD President James T. Harris. “We are grateful for the generous gift from Kathryn S. Colachis that made this wonderful project possible.”

  • Sep. 24, 2017

    Monterey Herald

    County Clipboard: Wildflower Triathlon returns to Lake San AntonioMartinez’s auspicious college start >> Emilio Martinez has put his footprint on the University of San Diego football team in his first three games, leading the team in rushing and kickoff return average.
  • Sep. 23, 2017

    The San Diego Union Tribune

    Toreros rout Butler to open PFL play

    By his own admission, Anthony Lawrence had not played spectacularly in USD’s first three football games. “Mediocre,” said the Toreros’ junior quarterback. “For him,” said USD head coach Dale Lindsey, “I thought he was very average.” But something about the Pioneer Football League, like smelling salts, snaps the Toreros to attention, so Lawrence busted out his A game in Saturday’s PFL opener against Butler.

  • Sep. 23, 2017

    Times Union

    David S. Casey Jr. Named One Of State’s Top 100 Attorneys PRWeb

    CaseyGerry’s longtime managing partner David S. Casey Jr. has been recognized as one of the “100 Leading Lawyers in California” for 2017 by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, the leading legal newspapers in California.

  • Sep. 22, 2017

    The New York Times

    Discovering Manhood in Soapy BubblesNate Martins, 2012 University of San Diego graduate, contributes to series of weekly reader-submitted essays that explore the joys and tribulations of love.
  • Sep. 22, 2017

    San Diego Community Newspaper Group

    Former Pointer Jamal Agnew makes impact in NFL

    Up until last week, only a few sports fans knew the name of Jamal Agnew. And then Agnew, a fifth-round draft pick of the NFL's Detroit Lions, returned a fourth-quarter punt 88 yards for a game-clinching touchdown in front of a “Monday Night Football” audience of millions. They know now.

     

     

  • Sep. 22, 2017

    The San Diego Union Tribune

    USD running back shifting gears

    Like any college freshman, USD running back Emilio Martinez is dealing with transitions. There’s the academics at a demanding Roman Catholic university.

  • Sep. 21, 2017

    National Catholic Reporter

    Cardinal Turkson, military, peace activists, academics to dialogue on nonviolence

    High-ranking military, peace activists, academics and an outspoken Vatican cardinal on peace issues will seek common ground Oct. 6-8 at the University of San Diego on how to pursue, achieve and sustain concord in a global pandemic of violence.

  • Sep. 21, 2017

    DMN Newswire

    Chase Scolnick, Senior Counsel, receives national award from Federal Bar Association

    Keller/Anderle is proud to congratulate Chase Scolnick, Senior Counsel, for being the only defense attorney in the United States to receive this year's Federal Bar Association's "Younger Federal Lawyer Award."  This is a prestigious national honor reserved for rising courtroom stars in the federal bar.

     

  • Sep. 20, 2017

    SAGE Journals

    Dr. Cid Martinez published article in The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.Cid Martinez published an article in the The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. His latest journal article illustrates how violence plays a central role in shaping interracial relations between Latinos and African Americans in South Los Angeles. 
  • Sep. 20, 2017

    The San Diego Tribune

    Business, officers, nonprofits to launch human trafficking awareness campaign; Open house Monday in Town HallHuman trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which people — primarily women and children — are bought and sold as property. A 2015 study by the University of San Diego and Point Loma Nazarene University reported that as many as 11,773 victims — mostly underage girls — are trafficked in San Diego County each year.  
  • Sep. 19, 2017

    SD Metro

    City Wins International Award for Nonprofit Education Program

    The city of San Diego received a 2017 Excellence in Economic Development Gold Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in the Partnerships With Educational Institutions category for its creation of the Nonprofit Academy (NPA). The award will be presented at the IEDC 2017 annual conference today in Toronto.

  • Sep. 19, 2017

    NBC San Diego

    USD’s Agnew & SDSU’s Munson Shine on Monday Night Football

    This time last fall, Jamal Agnew was a key playmaker on the University of San Diego football team. Fast forward to Monday night and the Point Loma high school graduate was running into the end-zone on national television.

  • Sep. 19, 2017

    Daily Tribune

    Pat Caputo - GM Bob Quinn's roster building key to Lions' 2-0 startNolan Nawrocki had Agnew, from the University of San Diego, an FCS program, rated as the 61st-best cornerback available. His grade suggested he was “capable of being invited to a training camp.’’
  • Sep. 19, 2017

    The Cultural Significance of “Awesome” and “Cool” in Today’s WorldNick Riggle dropped out of high school to become a pro-skater, participating in stunt shows, demos, and world class competitions (including three ESPN X Games appearances). He has a BA in philosophy from UC Berkeley and a Ph.D. from NYU, America’s leading philosophy program; he is currently a philosophy professor at the University of San Diego.
  • Sep. 19, 2017

    How to Be AwesomeAfter a brief move to southern California (to play shows and record with the band I was in) and a stint at the excellent Santa Monica Community College, I transferred to UC Berkeley. I spent five intense but blissful semesters there, studying with some of the most amazing professors. I wrote an honors thesis with Professor John MacFarlane and used that to apply to graduate school for the PhD. I was able to see it all through, and was eventually extremely lucky to land a job at the University of San Diego.
  • Sep. 19, 2017

    USD Grad Jamal Agnew’s 88-Yard Punt Return on Monday Night Football ImpressesLocal product and former Toreros Jamal Agnew made a big impression on Monday Night Football with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter for a touchdown in the Detroit Lions in over the New York Giants.