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University of San Diego news 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 USD's Fastest Growing Major: Behavioral Neuroscience Quick, what's the fastest growing major field of study at the University of San Diego? Can't think&hellip; Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 c6d2ba1af2d3afb78db523e8e128eb56 Dennis Clausen's "The Accountant's Apprentice" to be Published Dennis Clausen, Department of English faculty member, was awarded a contract with Sunbury Press&hellip; Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 c2b9c21eb9cbfbfd122e489ae1916ed2 Book Launch Celebrates Abe Stoll's New Book On October 30, 2017, in the USD Humanities Center, a book launch celebrated Dr. Abraham&hellip; Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 d84e13a53c8eb660e311287314679927 Faculty Spotlight - Christopher Adler, PhD On November 9, Music faculty Dr. Christopher Adler travelled to Indianapolis, IN, to attend the&hellip; Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 6552d85f24d60c1ab7bb6a687c878a2e Faculty Spotlight - Angela Yeung, PhD With the support of a USD&rsquo;s travel grant Dr. Yeung travelled to Belgium in October to work&hellip; Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 f76ce5a805a8c1555a235b2592e284a0 Student Spotlight - Dennis Pudjarminta When people think about graduation, they typically think of spring ceremonies taking place in May or&hellip; Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 08eb160135aefb1665cc575755f1d40c Music Fraternity Spotlight: Mu Phi Epsilon The members of Mu Phi Epsilon, USD&rsquo;s professional music fraternity, are involved in music&hellip; Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 4b01a40796b859652d2a367f2ad26944 Faculty Spotlight: Marianne Pfau, PhD Dr. Marianne Pfau has traveled a lot over the past last few weeks: first to Germany for concerts on&hellip; Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 c396d03739f91e36973599a2f7776e92 Vote Now for USD's Changemaker Challenge Finalist Videos 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 History Professor Wins 2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award University of San Diego History Professor Thomas Barton, PhD, has been selected to receive the 2017&hellip; Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 35214ba84d044a9dd156c02b3a198d9e Climate Education Partners Releases New Website Climate Education Partners is part of the larger effort, funded by the National Science Foundation,&hellip; Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 bd7d0bd0c9e7bfd76b013612d74d74b0 New Acquisitions for University Galleries' Print Society Each fall for the past three years, supporters of the University of San Diego&rsquo;s print&hellip; Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 57eeb2adc31c0e8e08629dfd46e66312 Astronaut Scott Kelly in San Diego Leaves 'em Laughing, Thinking: 'We Can Do Anything' The message from earth sounded serious &mdash; an &ldquo;emergency&rdquo; call from his elder&hellip; Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 796adf3c345a659b19b3dd53fc83d723 Music Alumna Spotlight - Anh V. Le A surprise visit by USD music alum, Anh V. Le, enlivened the music department office momentarily&hellip; Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 1b6b9fe2d0d78d6eed76729655d173a2 Music Student Spotlight - Gabriel Kong &ldquo;USD&rsquo;s a place where if you have interests in two vastly differing fields of study, you&hellip; Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 e266f839da5b12eddda73d160913ab44 Faculty Spotlight - Justin Grinnell Fall 2017 is off to a productive start for USD Jazz Ensemble Director &amp; jazz bassist, Justin&hellip; Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 f44ad63435f1b0b06f9de91984f1321f Faculty Spotlight - Warren Gref The USD Department of Music welcomes new Applied Faculty, Warren Gref. Mr. Gref joins the music&hellip; Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 e26a97880fb7b3f93b74f05e5e8102be The Largest Band in the Land Written by Noah Hilton | Sports Editor | The USD Vista There are few things as externally&hellip; Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 520dfc22a06a3f9855e3b4492bc38c28 Faculty Spotlight - Alyze Dreiling USD adjunct professor, Alyze Dreiling, participated in the First European Union International&hellip; Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 2b71c1a00784fd0f38bc9c700f979044 Band Trip to Los Angeles By Adam Bodine, Music Major - Composition Emphasis On October 22nd I had the privilege to go to&hellip; Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 a68a8df2f34fbd0bdf5ecfc7278a8bd1 Choral Scholars and Concert Choir to Perform Fall Concert Oct. 28 in La Jolla "My Life Flows On In Endless Song" is the themed name of the 2017 Fall Concert program that the&hellip; Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 b1e40265b7319f1199552d9e7ed237fb Knapp Chair of Liberal Arts 2018-19 Nominations The Knapp Chair of Liberal Arts was established in 1995 by a generous endowment from the estate of&hellip; Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 ff4407f3ac87aa436b42b71efd28066c Dr. Loredana Di Martino Publishes Interdisciplinary Works on Contemporary Italian Thought Why is the age of Reality TV also the age of &ldquo;Reality hunger&rdquo;? Encounters with the Real&hellip; Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 93f8eebdd327aaafd4746be6f2694941 Ecology and Modernity in Nicaragua: Dr. Julia Medina on Enrique Guzman's Urban Chronicles and Rural Diaries Dr. Medina recently published solicited article "Enrique Guzm&aacute;n: Urban Chronicles and Rural&hellip; Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 e1188d5b73e658e49496fc12e71339ce Dr. Rebecca Ingram Publishes on Politics, Cooking, and Spanish Activist Carmen de Burgos What do cookbooks and radical feminist politics have in common? Quite a lot it turns out, and as Dr.&hellip; Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 0ebb6e4ac3c4a2266df3a9b9449d1573 Fletcher Jones Foundation Awards USD $1 Million to Reimagine Math Learning Space 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 Careers in Music Workshop Our exploration of diverse careers in music with presentations by professionals in the field&hellip; Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 87386c6ade005e4afedc0898dd2c4abc USD Awarded National Science Foundation Grant for Community Engagement Project SAN DIEGO, CA &mdash; The University of San Diego&rsquo;s (USD) project, "Bridging the World of Work&hellip; Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 55f28c28c4ac679399b09e31737a0ff7 USD Music Entities Collaborate on Concerts Now, Spring Break Trip to Japan 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 USD Awarded National Science Foundation Grant for Community Engagement Project SAN DIEGO, CA &mdash; The University of San Diego&rsquo;s (USD) project, "Bridging the World of Work&hellip; Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 05705ab8ea0bf74bafe837cbf06618a4 Nonfiction Writer Maggie Nelson Kicks off Cropper Series Events Oct. 5 Nonfiction writer Maggie Nelson, author of nine books, including a National Book Critics Circle&hellip; Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 8b0f8ae595c3b5d53e6ffe1c762d259a USD Hosts Impactful The Butterfly Project Event Tonight The University of San Diego is hosting an impactful event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, Oct. 4, in&hellip; Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 681fe879a3b8458ccbc1021a9372ea5f Hispanic Heritage Month: USD Alumnus Victor Torres '84, '88 The University of San Diego, in partnership with Entravision, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month&hellip; Mon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 4019d0242dde24256218cb7e67767025 Faculty Spotlight - Christopher Warren, PhD This summer, Dr. Chris Warren transformed his EchoThief research into an immersive augmented reality&hellip; Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 9196fa1bf23471e5a84c6e8dd9a381fc Faculty Spotlight - Marianne Pfau, PhD Dr. Pfau spent the summer 2017 in Europe, traveling and performing in many wonderful places. All&hellip; Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 cb11c9f5fbf3d26b320be33ef2e05c7c Staff Notes - Welcome New Student Assistants Please join the Music Department in welcoming its four student assistants this semester: Roniya&hellip; Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 00c3a5f646edeb02cad39b46c0f1150e Hispanic Heritage Month: Alumnus Salvador "Chava" Mercado-Cano '06 The University of San Diego, in partnership with Entravision, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month&hellip; Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 e8f4163f37fbf1d52253ed5cea7479f7 Anthropology Alumnus Addresses Weaponizing Twitter CNN -- Russia weaponized Twitter to sway electionAired September 20, 2017 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 d429d9dbb9737c0b3624b62e78843f55 Supporting Student Opportunities Via the Summer Internship Award Opportunities are possibilities for life. Therefore, opportunities mean everything. So, when 36&hellip; Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 c9409fcb3144c391364305196bbd15cb USD to Host Kumeyaay Garden Dedication Sept. 22 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 Fall 2017: Humanities Center Offers Engaging Speakers, Series The University of San Diego&rsquo;s Humanities Center, located in Serra Hall 200, embarks on its&hellip; Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 4454f6cc1b8fdf159e239813774bb53a Fall arts: Actor Edred Utomi on the impact of San Diego theater Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 726e418e571e4f19f600317025a2692a Fall arts: Top 10 book events Alice Hoffman, the author of more than 30 novels returns to one of her most popular,&hellip; Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 403aef5155300cfa5350e3586a39d9cb New Instruments for USD Band The Band program continues to grow, thanks to generous donations from the Alumni Association, and&hellip; Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 ae117059f973a77ac10bad3965eff270 Faculty Spotlight - Ronald Shaheen, PhD SHAHEEN LECTURES FOR THE SAN DIEGO OPERA 2017-18 SEASONIt&rsquo;s the beginning of opera season in&hellip; Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 c30a28afde4f7d5e90dc6f1365901809 Faculty Spotlight - Justin Grinnell Justin served on the faculty for the San Diego Bass Fest in June and the Jazz 88.3/House of Blues&hellip; Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 459be07c15b14908ff8e44afdcb8b063 Faculty Spotlight - Alyze Dreiling The San Diego based, YPO Soloists Ensemble, under the direction of Artistic Director and conductor&hellip; Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 3d17b57b3b58d1e83953237bc7c906f0 "Colombias globales" - XX Conference of the Association of Colombianistas Held at USD August 3-5, 2017 On August 3-5, the University of San Diego hosted &ldquo;Colombias globales,&rdquo; the XX&hellip; Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 9fabd87e1afee0d80ad99cdbc8204257 Torero Life Abroad: Melinda Sevilla '18 Experiences Madrid to the Max Melinda Sevilla is a senior Communication Studies and Spanish double major and a McNair Scholar in&hellip; Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0700 416c89c27562624d5aed227f441f1798 Digital Humanities is a Game-Changer for Scholars, Students New Torero alumna Emily Bezold has fond memories of her undergraduate student experience, but one&hellip; Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0700 66475525fa5702a740151aff9ce0fd63