University of San Diego President Mary E. Lyons, PhD, sees learning opportunities from challenging circumstances, and much to be proud of. Most particularly, our students, who have demonstrated their capacity to become the most engaged, critical and responsive generation in the university's history.
Professors Avi Spiegel and Necia Tschirgi use their expertise to give insight on this year’s Arab Spring. The seismic shift in geopolitics has given these two educators a unique opportunity to share their passion for the intricacies of the region with students, who have responded with a surge of enthusiasm.
Nursing researcher Ann Mayo works with Linda Vista’s Bayside Community Center to gain insight into cognitive impairment. She gets up close and personal with ethnically diverse older adults in the community neighboring USD, and while her research uses a relatively small sampling, it could lead to big answers.
The first pair of graduates from USD’s architecture program have been accepted to prestigious post-graduate institutions. Milou Teeling and Jordan Anderson not only share a love of their newly chosen field, but the potential for taking leadership roles in defining and rethinking the ways that we inhabit spaces.