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UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO / Fall 2011

ToreroNews 

Changemakers

Changemakers

A conversation with Center for Peace and Commerce Director Patricia Marquez and Center for Community Service-Learning Director Chris Nayve. As co-chairs of USD’s Changemaker Hub, the pair has high hopes on what the designation will mean for the Torero community.


Hungry to Help

Hungry to Help

Alumni teamed up with University of the Third Age (U3A) volunteers to help out last summer at the Feeding America San Diego Food Bank. Program manager Rich Easter ’04 says that their efforts epitomize compassionate service. This was the first community service event for U3A, a lifelong learning program for the 55-and-up set.


When Music Met Science

When Music Met Science

A symposium given as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference at USD last summer explored music’s importance to an intellectual life. USD Electrical Engineering Professor Tom Schubert worked with Associate Professor of Mathematics Ani Velo to organize the symposium presentations.


Peace, If Possible

Peace, If Possible

Maha Paulus, a volunteer, university donor and mother of two undergraduates, finds work at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies to be simultaneously inspiring and extremely rewarding. She sums up her feelings about her daughters attending USD in one word: “pride.”