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UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO / Fall 2013

ToreroNews 

The Buck Stops Here

The Buck Stops Here

During his stint as interim mayor of San Diego, Todd Gloria '00 made it his mission to bring stability back to City Hall.


Connection and Community

Connection and Community

Living Learning Communities bring academic and student life together to create a powerful freshman experience.


No Learning Curve Needed

No Learning Curve Needed

The College of Arts and Sciences’ new dean, Noelle Norton, PhD, is no stranger to leading successful endeavors on campus and, in her latest role, plans to lead the college to national renown.


A Perfect Pairing

A Perfect Pairing

USD forges a seminal partnership with the Franciscan School of Theology in an effort to collaborate on academic programs that will benefit students and faculty from both institutions.


Appreciating Life

Appreciating Life

With the help of SOLES PhD candidate and Changemaker champion Nathaniel Dunigan, Ugandan honor student Dorah Wanyana Dunigan is expanding her horizons and advancing her education at USD.


Engagement Through Action

Engagement Through Action

Painting houses, enhancing curb appeal and changing the lives of a local family are all in a day’s work for the USD Parent Corps, who model what it means to meet challenges and lead change.


Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

The brainchild of USD Parents Association Board co-presidents Jim and Bonnie Trumbull, the Parent Partnership Fund is providing invaluable assistance to deserving Toreros in need of financial support.


Upward Trajectory

Upward Trajectory

Chell A. Roberts, PhD, founding dean of the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, believes outside-the-box thinking will turn today’s students into tomorrow’s innovators.


Learning on the Move

Learning on the Move

Philanthropists Irwin and Joan Jacobs’ transformative $3 million gift to the SOLES Mobile Technology Center will help bring state-of-the-art technology to the classroom in order to enhance the learning experience.