UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO / SUMMER 2007

Features

Knowledge Central Knowledge Central

After years of shuttling among campus buildings, this fall the School of Leadership and Education Sciences will finally have a building to call its own. That’s some nice validation for its pioneering graduate degree programs, which have earned recognition for training the leaders and educators of tomorrow.


Feeling, Dealing, Healing Feeling, Dealing, Healing

After years of shuttling among campus buildings, this fall the School of Leadership and Education Sciences will finally have a building to call its own. That’s some nice validation for its pioneering graduate degree programs, which have earned recognition for training the leaders and educators of tomorrow.


New-Fashioned Poet, Old-Fashioned Soul New-Fashioned Poet, Old-Fashioned Soul

After years of shuttling among campus buildings, this fall the School of Leadership and Education Sciences will finally have a building to call its own. That’s some nice validation for its pioneering graduate degree programs, which have earned recognition for training the leaders and educators of tomorrow.


Editorial

Learning to Fly Learning to Fly

The best teacher you ever had might be closer than you think


Around the Park

One Big Happy Family One Big Happy Family

It’s the people inside the new SOLES building that make it more than just the sum of its parts.


Dead Sea Scrolls 101 Dead Sea Scrolls 101

Ancient texts that led to today’s version of the bible may be the greatest archeological find in history.


Voices Carry Voices Carry

Choral Scholars embark on a grand tour of Italy’s cathedrals, one song at a time.


Border Crossing Border Crossing

Continuing education gives Mexican workers a crash course on the American way of business with training that’s been described as a “mini-MBA.”


Furry Friends Furry Friends

USD students campaign for four-legged victims of domestic violence.


Outside Looking In Outside Looking In

Hoehn Gallery opening celebrates not just famous faces, but beauty itself.


Common Thread Common Thread

Kyoto laureate and cutting-edge designer Issey Miyake came to campus and showed off his innovative creations.


Creme de la Creme Creme de la Creme

Honor society excels at excelling.


Syllabus Syllabus

Inside a doctoral-level course that peels the mystery away from crafting national policy.


[etc.] [etc.]

Business school ranked; community engagement recognized; celebrating exiting SOLES faculty; Peace Studies dean announced; basketball coach Bill Grier comes on board.


Point of View

A Year to Remember A Year to Remember

Excerpts from the blog of Beth Rogers-Witte ’02, who’s coming to know Africa by spending a year in southern Sudan.


Alumni Update

Beacons of Light Beacons of Light

Alumni Honors gala celebrates outstanding graduates with an evening that’s been described as USD’s version of the Academy Awards.


Come on Home Come on Home

Martin Kaplan, USD’s new director of alumni relations, invites alumni to reconnect with the campus


This and That This and That

USD Alumni Endowed Scholarship fund; Homecoming/Reunion Nov. 2-4; Senior Class Legacy


Athletics

Team Players Team Players

The women’s basketball team experienced resounding success this winter, breaking the school record for wins in a season.


Personal Best Personal Best

Ron Caragher, USD’s new football coach, promises to demand the most from his players


Class Notes Articles

Language of Love Language of Love

The secret to happily teaching kindergarten for 37 years, according to Susan (Wong) Quan ’76. (Hint: It’s about empathy.)


Working it Out Working it Out

Adapted physical education teacher Linda McMorran says that improvement among challenged kids can be slow, but the effort is worth it.


NightTime is the Right Time NightTime is the Right Time

Stingaree is the largest nightclub ever to open in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. And owner James Brennan ’96 isn’t done yet.



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