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Monday, Oct. 2, 2017

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As part of an initiative aimed at reducing the number of campus-wide emails, the Department of University Communications has developed the Torero Weekly, which aggregates events and announcements aimed at the entire campus community (faculty, students, and administration/staff) into a communication disseminated campus wide each Monday during the academic year.


Cardinal Turkson Speaker/Lecture Series

Cardinal Turkson to speak on "Christian Nonviolence and Just Peace"

Cardinal Peter Turkson, a close advisor to Pope Francis, will speak on "Christian Nonviolence and Just Peace" on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in the KIPJ Theatre. Space is limited; RSVP requested. Read More

Students walking outside of Aroma's Human Resources

Update from the Title IX Office

A brief update on Title IX training, response and procedures, as it relates to the interim guidance recently issued by the US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Read More


Oct 2
Humanities Center

500 Years Protestant Reformation (1517-2017): A Revolution in Music

Monday at 5 p.m. // Serra Hall - Room 200, Humanities Center

Beginning with Luther’s own hymns, we will consider polyphonic settings based on them, and trace their ultimate transformation in the music of J. S. Bach whose power, beauty, and reach continues today. Read More

Oct 2 Founders Chapel Faith

The Red Mass

Monday at 6 p.m. // Founders Chapel

Join us for this annual liturgy marking the opening of the judicial year; all members of the legal profession are invited to attend, regardless of religious affiliation. Read More

Oct 3 Be Inconvenient stylized poster showing a van submerged Arts and Culture

An Inconvenient Sequel: Film Screening and Q & A

Tuesday at 6 p.m. // Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

Following the film screening is a discussion and Q&A with legendary documentary filmmaker Jon Shenk. Free and open to the public. Read More

Oct 4
Humanities Center

Dangerous Ideas: Confederate Monuments Controversy

Thursday at 5 p.m. // Humanities Center - Serra Hall, Room 200

In this session of the Dangerous Ideas series, panelists will discuss the issue of Confederate statues and their removal in numerous states during the past few months. Read More

Oct 4 Not the Last Butterfly Arts and Culture

NOT the Last Butterfly Project - Film Screening and Art Creation

Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. // IPJ Theatre

Join us for a powerful call to action through the arts, using the lessons of the Holocaust, to discuss the dangers of hatred and bigotry. Read More

Oct 5
Speaker/Lecture Series

The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Maggie Nelson

Thursday at 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. // Hahn University Center, Forum C

Nonfiction writer Maggie Nelson will deliver a lecture at 12:30 p.m., and at 6 p.m. will read from her own works, many of which have become cult classics. Free and open to the public. Read More

Oct 6 Maria Stephan Speaker/Lecture Series

Maria Stephan: "The Nonviolent Option: The Power of Active Nonviolence"

Friday at 7:30 p.m. // KIPJ Theatre

Maria Stephan, Program on Nonviolent Action, U.S. Institute of Peace, will speak on "The Nonviolent Option: The Power of Active Nonviolence." Reception to follow. Read More

Oct 6

Mariachi and Orchestra I

Friday at 7:30 p.m. // Shiley Theatre, Camino Hall

A joint performance of Mariachi Toreros de USD and the Greater San Diego Chamber Orchestra. Read More

Oct 7 USD women's soccer player dribbling a ball Athletics

USD Women's Soccer vs. Pacific

Saturday at 7 p.m. // Torero Stadium

There will be a taco tailgate beginning at 6 p.m. inside Torero Stadium where Head Coach Louise Lieberman will address the crowd. Cost is $10. Read More

Oct 8 Gary Wills Speaker/Lecture Series

Gary Wills: "What the Qur'an Meant, And Why it Matters"

Sunday at 4 p.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

During this special Illume lecture, Garry Wills, a New York Times bestselling author, invites non-Muslims like himself to explore the significance of the Qur'an. Cost: Free / $26.94 with book Read More

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USD in the News

How Self-Taught Designer Janessa Leoné Pulled $3 Million Out Of A Hat


(Video): Forbes features USD alumna and successful hat designer/entrepreneur Janessa Leone '09, who made the "30 Under 30" list in 2015.

Maker Spaces that Mirror the Industry Engineering Design Process


New spaces in the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering bolster the idea that “people learn best when they do things.”

USD ranked 30th for best college food

The Daily Meal

"Just because the school knows how to have fun doesn’t mean they’re not concerned about the serious matters, like sustainability."

USD celebrates the completion of Paseo de Colachis


The community gathered for ice-cream, music and games to celebrate the new pedestrian mall.

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Photo of the Week

USD women's soccer players celebrate victory

USD Women's Soccer (@usdwsoccer) opened West Coast Conference play with a 2-1 victory at BYU on Friday night. Thanks for sharing, @usdtoreros.

For more photos, visit the USD Social Hub.

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