When Andrew Shelley quit his job and announced he was going to travel the world, he knew the trip would be difficult. So what? He was determined to meet new people, see new places, maybe even fall in love. So he powered up his tricked-out wheelchair and hit the road, itching for the adventure to begin.
For more than 20 years, Professor Robert Fellmeth and his colleagues at the USD School of Law’s Children’s Advocacy Institute have been fighting the good fight to improve — and even save — the lives of countless children. The lofty goal? To protect society’s weakest members.
Where combat meets compassion USD’s core academic and altruistic values reflect its billing as a “university of peace,” but it’s also an institution with extensive military ties, making it just as much a “university of justice.” Here, warriors and humanitarians are increasingly intertwined in a complex dynamic as they rethink and reshape conventional ideas about war and peace.
It’s All About Dignity
Doing good in the world is just good business for Ilea Dorsey ‘02, who’s made a career out of traveling the world and helping others.
Not Just Free Money
Undergraduates visit the State Capitol to knock on doors, visit officials and sing the praises of Cal Grants.
His Confidence is Contagious
Executive Director of Athletics Ky Snyder is on a mission to take the school’s athletic program to ever-greater heights.