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  • Dec. 11, 2017

    Bleacher Reports

    Top MLB Prospects Who Could Move During the 2017 Winter Meetings Frenzy

    That's the same draft that featured a power hitter from the University of San Diego by the name of Kris Bryant.

  • Dec. 10, 2017

    Monterey Herald

    County Clipboard: Orozco earns track scholarship to Alaska-Anchorage

    Martinez goes over 1,000 yards >> Freshman Emilio Martinez finished his first season for the University of San Diego football team with a team leading 1,043 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns.

  • Dec. 10, 2017

    The San Diego Union Tribune

    Beyond #MeToo: What you need to know about reporting sexual assault, harassment

    “I tell students that whatever feels the most empowering for them is what they should do,” said Erin Lovette-Colyer, director of the University of San Diego Women's Center.

  • Dec. 9, 2017

    NBC San Diego

    Weekly San Diego Sports Preview


    -MEN’S BASKETBALL: Tuesday at Colorado 5 p.m. and Saturday vs. North Texas 7:30 p.m.

    -WOMENS SWIMMING: Saturday vs. Cal State East Bay/NAU 10 a.m. in San Diego.

    -WOMENS BASKETBALL: Saturday vs. University of Texas at San Antonio 5 p.m. at Jenny Craig Pavilion.

  • Dec. 8, 2017

    San Diego Union-Tribune

    Housing Forecast 2018: More Money for Renters, Inventory Low Next year could feature more money for renters but increased difficulty for potential first-time homeowners, said experts at a housing outlook conference at University of San Diego.
  • Dec. 8, 2017

    The Recorder

    Wildfires Wreak Havoc on Los Angeles Lawyers, Law Schools

    North of San Diego, the Lilac fire has burned 4,100 acres. James Harris, president of the University of San Diego, whose School of Law is in downtown San Diego, said on Friday that officials were monitoring new fires that broke out north and south of the school. “We have alumni and members of our own families who live near or within the impacted areas,” he wrote.

  • Dec. 8, 2017

    U.S. News

    Civil Rights Spat Takes Center Stage in Education

    "Federal policies don't help," said Gail Heriot, a law professor at the University of San Diego, adding during opening remarks that they've created "chaotic classrooms."

  • Dec. 8, 2017

    Broadway World

    Lineup Announced For Fifth Annual POWERS NEW VOICES FESTIVAL at the Old Globe

    Last season she made her Old Globe debut directing Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew, followed by Romeo and Juliet with The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program.

  • Dec. 7, 2017

    U.S. News & World Report

    Choose an Online Program for a Law Enforcement CareerDavid Poulin Jr. desired an online master's degree program that would allow him to advance his law enforcement career. He soon came across the online master's in law enforcement and public safety leadership at the University of San Diego.
  • Dec. 6, 2017


    University of San Diego alumna among several women gracing Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' issueA University of San Diego alumna is among several women gracing the cover of Time magazine's "Person of the Year'' issue, released Wednesday, as "The Silence Breakers'' who spoke out about sexual violence and helped spark a worldwide movement to hold abusers accountable.
  • Dec. 6, 2017

    Thurston Talk

    Mike Reid Selected as Olympia’s New Economic Development DirectorReid holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of San Diego. He follows Renee Sunde, who served as Olympia’s first Economic Development Director.
  • Dec. 6, 2017

    FOX 5

    San Diego graduate makes Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ coverOne of the women who appeared on the cover of Time Magazine’s 2017 “Person of the Year” edition grew up in San Diego.
  • Dec. 6, 2017

    San Diego Union Tribune

    Why Time's Person of the Year is the right choice at the right timeCan you hear us now? When women speak out about sexual harassment, assault and abusive behavior, are you listening? When men speak out about sexual harassment, assault and abusive behavior, can you hear them?
  • Dec. 6, 2017

    San Diego Reader

    Certain activities that mean ChristmasThis New England girl has finally adjusted to the warm weather Christmas season. It only took 20 years. During those years, I felt patronized by fake snow painted on windows, manmade snow hills, and ice skating on the beach in 70-degree weather. I finally grew used to all of it — more than used to it, charmed by it. But you can’t take the New England out of a gal. There will always be certain activities that mean Christmas, such as the Nutcracker, the Messiah, snow, and giving from the heart.
  • Dec. 5, 2017


    USD Economist Predicts Republican Tax Overhaul Will Make It Harder For San Diegans To Buy Homes“That’s a tax advantage that helps make homes more affordable,” said University of San Diego economist Alan Gin. “We already have really high prices as far as homes are concerned and so it’s going to be even more difficult to purchase homes so I expect the housing market both locally and in the state of California to be adversely affected.”
  • Dec. 4, 2017

    The San Diego Union Tribune

    Special report: Can we build our way out of the housing crisis?Norm Miller, a real estate economist at the University of San Diego, recalls attending a recent community meeting of Morena Boulevard-area residents. They gathered to talk about development plans around the Tecolote Road trolley stop opening in 2021. Nondescript big-box stores, industrial buildings and parking lots dominate the site.
  • Dec. 4, 2017


    Who is the GOP tax plan for? Trump fundraiser hints at the answerUniversity of San Diego law professor Victor Fleischer spotted the early Christmas present in a leaked list of the amendments Republicans are planning to include in the bill.
  • Dec. 4, 2017


    Keystone Pacific Names Jared Jones Chief Financial OfficerJones graduated from the University of San Diego with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
  • Dec. 4, 2017

    San Diego Union Tribune

    Back story: Can we build our way out of this housing crisis?In today’s back story, business reporters Phillip Molnar and Roger Showley talk about their in depth look at San Diego County's housing crisis. 
  • Dec. 4, 2017

    San Diego Magazine

    USD Founders Gala Raises $1.3 MillionUniversity of San Diego Founders Gala was held on November 11 at the Jenny Craig Pavilion on campus. Maj. Gen. William M. Matz Jr., a USD graduate, was the Honorary Chair of the Gala which was also a Salute to Veterans. US Bank was the Presenting Sponsor and Bartell Hotels and Coca-Cola were Legacy Sponsors. The evening raised a record-setting $1.3 million to enhance the Founders Endowed Scholarship Fund in support of USD undergraduate, graduate and law students and will also create a new, endowed scholarship fund, dedicated to USD student-veterans. USD President James T. Harris III, DEd addressed the 600 people in attendance.