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University of San Diego news http://www.sandiego.edu/ The University of San Diego is a Catholic institution of higher learning chartered in 1949. The school enrolls more than 8,500 students and is known for its commitment to teaching, the liberal arts, the formation of values and community service. en-us Community Projects Shine Amongst Changemaker Challenge Winners http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=65579 Two projects &mdash; documentation and preservation of historical knowledge and culture in the&hellip; Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 b13fcfc8c5483be068633ad85d1bc80a Students Seek Video Votes in Competition to Promote Culturally Aware Consumer Products http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=65541 Imagine an opportunity to make a contribution to a pair of well-known consumer product brands that&hellip; Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 be5762a1247263483c83be0e3b6f1e06 Women of Impact Honors USD Students, Faculty, Staff, Administrators and Community Leader http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=65477 The 20th annual University of San Diego Women of Impact Awards luncheon, held on Nov. 30 in Hahn&hellip; Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 51d76f37086884fedbddd306bdc4a55f Inaugural Tree Lighting Ceremony Brightens the Night http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=65426 When darkness arrived not long after 5 p.m. on the University of San Diego campus Tuesday, a new&hellip; Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 b92eafe8f8d42e0f4edf596948b6a7ff Vote Now for USD's Changemaker Challenge Finalist Videos http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=65407 Do you want to help make a difference locally and, potentially, beyond? All you have to do between&hellip; Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 7b164e43a856cac0eb6c3515978133eb Faculty Recognition Highlights International Education Week http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=65231 The University of San Diego's Associate Provost of International Affairs Denise Dimon, PhD, started&hellip; Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 a7266ae8aca8ba08ce3a477eb74129f3 National Hispanic Institute Selects USD as College of the Year Award Recipient http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=65241 The University of San Diego has been named the College of the Year Award recipient by the National&hellip; Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 9b7429c7d9df4e24c3926159d31d3d52 'Forty-Three Wrong Turns,' but Laura Becerra is Now on Right Path http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=65201 &ldquo;I took 43 wrong turns to get to where I am today,&rdquo; states fourth-year electrical&hellip; Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 ad50f04dcfd2024a2cf7d4e7031dfa95 USD Hosts Several Veteran-Focused Events This Week http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=65035 A series of campus events, hosted by the University of San Diego and the Military and Veterans&hellip; Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 c33c7bcda500262769fdc164375f73f7 Fletcher Jones Foundation Awards USD $1 Million to Reimagine Math Learning Space http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64627 A $1 million grant from The Fletcher Jones Foundation will transform the Mathematics Department at&hellip; Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 b6acc9350b4dfb032aa043d02194f070 USD Music Entities Collaborate on Concerts Now, Spring Break Trip to Japan http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64557 The University of San Diego&rsquo;s spring break week isn&rsquo;t until late March, but even now, in&hellip; Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 614228fefc52476dd3b6269252d1b72f Hispanic Heritage Month: USD Alumnus Victor Torres '84, '88 http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64394 The University of San Diego, in partnership with Entravision, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month&hellip; Mon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 4019d0242dde24256218cb7e67767025 USD Outreach to Those Affected by Recent Natural Disasters http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64310 While we at the University of San Diego have much to be thankful for, the campus community is fully&hellip; Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 78b54a3fd8cda9332e193f32ebca8be4 USD McNair Scholars Program Gets Five-Year Funding Renewal from U.S. Department of Education http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64433 University of San Diego officials received confirmation from the U.S. Department of Education&hellip; Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 805c755769814f61ede732c08b5980fa Feedback Sought for Proposed Learning Commons Building http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64445 The University of San Diego completed construction on the Paseo de Colachis right before the start&hellip; Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 aba8ec71b290dc783e16e7589ec6d532 Hispanic Heritage Month: Alumnus Salvador "Chava" Mercado-Cano '06 http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64392 The University of San Diego, in partnership with Entravision, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month&hellip; Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 e8f4163f37fbf1d52253ed5cea7479f7 Local Events to Observe Jewish Holidays; USD Hosts Butterfly Project Oct. 4 http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64269 Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, will be recognized by millions of people around the world&hellip; Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 35695cfc565a5dd70be0f8a590090f96 USD to Host Kumeyaay Garden Dedication Sept. 22 http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64211 The University of San Diego will host the dedication of a garden to honor the history and&hellip; Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 3d1c609029f94a3b29dc6391ad2b1855 Mass of the Holy Spirit: Message of Sacrifice, Integrity Seek to Inspire Toreros http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64192 The Immaculata Catholic Church stands out on the University of San Diego campus. Not only for its&hellip; Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 99768ae732545d0c5d0f11583e64eea6 Alcala Bazaar: Finding Your True Torero Spirit http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64168 One of the most anticipated and welcoming events at the start of the fall semester at the University&hellip; Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 b20aedfc8de70b96aaed9b7e1ac1a6bf Bubbles for Peace: Inspiring Kroc School Interactive Mural Unveiled http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=64071 Imagine a peaceful, positive world in your mind. What would it look like to you? What would you do&hellip; Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 a5bb54c4943070697fba173ebba3d32b Community of Collaboration http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=60262 Throughout much of the Linda Vista community, the 180-acre University of San Diego campus can be&hellip; Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 deff56bd2f0115e33e750fda757e4f8c Pope's message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=63988 (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis' message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees was released by the&hellip; Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0700 0c16c63406c454dbad29d11b9e507c20 Reflection: Freedom Writers Continues to Inspire USD Professor http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59901 Thomas Ehrlich Reifer, PhD, is a sociology professor at the University of San Diego. He recently&hellip; Tue, 04 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0700 fe0c52ace3eafaf11fe5808ceed7f298 Knowledge for Life: USD's University of the Third Age http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59663 Agnes West-Kohler majored in chemistry, but certainly dabbled in other academic subjects as a San&hellip; Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0700 dbc386f84b850a65eca2da6fb286baf4 Semester-Ending Candlelight Mass on May 21 http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59506 Sunday night throughout the academic year at the University of San Diego&rsquo;s Founders Chapel is&hellip; Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 c69e421156a4bd5af83353499dff2a1d Student Support Services: Family, Community, Home http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59509 Family. Community. Home. These three words were repeated often inside the Hahn University Center&hellip; Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 8b4751a808a11a3af54513c6dab8813c Diversity Banquet Provides Recognition, Reflection and a Reminder http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59447 The 12th annual Diversity Banquet, hosted by the United Front Multicultural Center on May 3,&hellip; Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 67823d44de29c5f664cf1ba9fc65aa63 Educating, Increasing Awareness for the Value of LIFE http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59385 Life is everything because it enables one to be. The value of a life is immeasurable. Lives, all&hellip; Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 de9aa02bd72339fcbeb8dc9090509526 Research Week Showcases USD's Excellence http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59347 Research work is alive and very well throughout the University of San Diego campus. In classrooms,&hellip; Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 8d675c60f700813d605b3ad793317f24 L.I.F.E. Week: Educate, Celebrate and Respect http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59317 An in-depth recognition of the preciousness, value, respect and dignity of life will be celebrated&hellip; Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 1320c1946f010d00410e80e6cbf9dc2e University Seeks to Turn Pope Francis' Encyclical Message into a Climate Action Plan http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59289 The centerpiece of the University of San Diego's celebration of Earth Month in April is a new&hellip; Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 8b60a3833dd62de6558299869c931b01 A Week of Discovery, Appreciation for USD Research Awaits http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59239 University of San Diego Assistant Professor of Biology Adam Haberman was giving a tour of his Shiley&hellip; Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 1453ce2e64a0b8b3825c99f9ea844e70 Spirituality is Served: USD Community Experiences Interfaith Passover Seder http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59248 The University of San Diego&rsquo;s April 11 Spirituality is Served provided a wonderful opportunity&hellip; Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 0773f6108f1b7a221c84437f5bd00cfe Showcasing, Celebrating the Importance of Research http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59032 Established in 2015, the University of San Diego&rsquo;s Research Week has quickly become one of the&hellip; Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 ac63345cfdbd3cb81c0bbfc69d17bb03 Community Prepares for USD Relay for Life, April 7-8 http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59193 The University of San Diego community is preparing for its ninth annual Relay for Life event on&hellip; Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 b19110c857394e508ea6ff9b8a82a822 Paying it Forward: MacDonald Community Scholarship Program Begins in 2017-18 http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59095 Scott MacDonald lost his father when he was young and grew up on a tight budget. When he applied for&hellip; Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 173fd2e2294263c6dbf696e4c54daa09 Change the Culture: Sexual Assault Awareness Week, April 3-7 http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59181 &ldquo;Be THERE &hellip; as a friend to support; &hellip; as a bystander to intervene; &hellip; as a&hellip; Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 d27379b40a2708077de6baa8b9436e6b Pancakes Provide Powerful Connection Downtown http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59056 Who doesn't like a stack of pancakes? Pour a little syrup, add a bit of butter and sprinkle some&hellip; Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 7270d2053f881ef72f495a32667b8faa International Student Org Brings Community Together http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59031 On any college campus you will find students grabbing coffee between classes to fuel them through&hellip; Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 fd4ac15668334e8a7d5bf0653ad2ddb8 Friday Fun: ISO Expo and Fashion Show; TPB's Ole Music Fest http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59055 The University of San Diego campus will truly be one of the most energetic and festive places to be&hellip; Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 85cc4775855c492384fc4a5ddccfeb28 President Harris Op-Ed: We're Scaring Off Future Einsteins http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=59006 The following opinion-editorial by University of San Diego President James T. Harris III, DEd, was&hellip; Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 99c8d817cc7f63478ba2fc846faef922 March 13-17: University of Diversity Week Events http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=58966 The University of San Diego&rsquo;s University of Diversity Week recognition is happening March&hellip; Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 0902675c66eca40eb2fd230cee55d86f March 17 Deadline to Apply for USD President for a Day http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=58924 What would you do if you were the president of your university? What would be something you&rsquo;d&hellip; Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0800 a8b4bcf703243e612d3e2e932f9718fc Women's Herstory Month: Kroc IPJ, Women's Center, HERO Club Host Events http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=58918 The University of San Diego&rsquo;s Women&rsquo;s Center and other campus organization are honoring&hellip; Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0800 cf4c3f1edc36cc45be09bd1cd1c86f32 USD Hosts Two-Night Mariachi Showcase http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=58925 Two evenings of Mariachi music will grace the University of San Diego&rsquo;s Shiley Theatre stage&hellip; Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0800 a4fb4503f331adc12766308bc7974d9c Being a Leader is Everyone's Possibility to RISE http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=58836 Dwayne Crenshaw believes wholeheartedly in leadership. It's a necessary trait for just about&hellip; Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 c5db84355f87d24ba67fa7239e0428ee In Bloom: Jane Henderson '17 is a Woman of Impact http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=58537 Jane Henderson arrived at the University of San Diego in Fall 2013 with a good foundation. Born to&hellip; Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 9eeb5396a41435d8ff635de663a7b768 All Faith Service: Seeking Unity, Living with an Open Heart http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=58617 &ldquo;O God, you have taught us if we are open to one another, you dwell in us. Help us to realize&hellip; Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 57bd4d4c9b65cbb36b645915cc20dc00 USD Creates Immigration Dialogue Website, President Harris Comments on Recent Actions http://www.sandiego.edu/about/news_center/news/news_detail.php?_focus=58557 Immigration is a mainstay issue for most people &mdash; directly and indirectly &mdash; and the&hellip; Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 25c6fcba87311d61e5ee93fd74714baa