University of San Diego

Monday, Oct. 9, 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.


USD Women of Impact Women's Center

USD Women of Impact Nominations Now Being Accepted

Members of the university community are invited to nominate students, faculty, administrators and staff who have had a profound impact on the USD community through their work and connection with others. Read More

USD Homecoming 2017 swag USD Events

Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 12-15

It's time to celebrate USD with a reimagined weekend of fun for the whole Torero community. Join us for new events, as well as classics like the Big Blue Bash, the tailgate and football game, Sunday mass and brunch at La Gran Terraza. Read More

Cyber security graphic Information Technology Services

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and Information Technology Services (ITS) is working to raise awareness for safe browsing online. Read More


Oct 10 Dan White Speaker/Lecture Series

Adapting Your Leadership Style to People and Situations

Tuesday at 4 p.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Room 102

USD alumnus Dan White will delve into the adaptations required of effective leaders as they move across industries and unique company cultures. This is the first in a series of lectures called "Leadership in Action." Read More

Oct 10 vintage 50s wife meeting husband and son Discussion/Lecture Series

Bourgeois Culture and the Nostalgia for the 1950s: Perspectives and Responses

Tuesday at 5 p.m. // Hahn University Center, UC 107

A panel of USD experts on race, gender and class will paint a picture of what life was like in the 1950s in the United States. Read More

Oct 10 Poverty, Inc. CEEPP

Poverty, Inc.

Tuesday at 6 p.m. // KIPJ Theatre

The Center for Ethics, Economics and Public Policy and USD's Changemaker Hub present a screening of Poverty, Inc., a film that takes a hard look at the multibillion-dollar business of global poverty relief. Read More

Oct 11 President Harris with students USD Events

Fireside Chat with President Harris

Wednesday at 2 p.m. // Fire pits outside the Torero Store

All are invited to enjoy a casual conversation with Dr. Harris and other administrators. Light refreshments will be available. Read More

Oct 11
Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate

BMC Dialogue Series: Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Wednesday at 3 p.m. // KIPJ Theatre

The BMC Dialogue Series, formerly known as the Women in Real Estate Conference, attracts more than 200 real estate professionals (women and men) and highlights important topics facing women in real estate. Cost: $85. Read More

Oct 11 A man with an umbrella wades waste-deep in water Humanities Center

Hannah Arendt, Work and Technology: Business and the Banality of Evil in a Corporate World

Wednesday at 4 p.m. // Humanities Center - Serra Hall, Room 200

When money, economics, and technology take over, what happens to human value? Lecture, discussion and response with Dr. Beverley Clack of Oxford Brookes University. Read More

Oct 12 Changemaker Block Party Changemaker Hub

Changemaker Block Party

Thursday at noon // In front of the UC and SLP, along Torero Way

The Changemaker Block Party will feature changemaking organizations on campus as well as off campus opportunities to engage in social change.  Read More

Oct 12 2016 USD Legacy Entrepreneurship Conference School of Business

USD Legacy Entrepreneurship Conference

Thursday at 5:30 p.m. // KIPJ Theatre

Get valuable experience, mentoring and inspiration from entrepreneurs, and hear innovative business ideas from students. Read More

Oct 13

Guitar and Violin Recital

Friday at 7:30 p.m. // Founders Hall, French Parlor

Guitarist Eric Foster and violinist Alyze Dreiling perform Latin and Jazz-inspired original compositions by Eric Foster, followed by Americana with Strings and Threads by Mark O'Connor. Cost: $5 for students. Read More

Oct 14 Football Athletics

USD Football vs. Morehead State

Saturday at 2 p.m. // Torero Stadium

There will be a special tailgate at Fowler Park beginning at 11 a.m., which is all part of USD's Homecoming and Family Weekend celebration, Oct. 12-15. Cost: $5-15 (Free for faculty/staff). Read More

Oct 17 Aerial view of the space behind Copley Library University Operations

Learning Commons Open House

Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. // Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Northeast Plaza

Please join us for the second open house to discuss the programming and design of the University of San Diego's new Learning Commons building. Read More

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USD in the News

USD Gets $1M Grant to Renovate Math Education Classroom Space

Times of San Diego

USD will redesign its mathematics education classroom space, a project that will be funded by a $1 million grant from the Pasadena-based Fletcher Jones Foundation. See a video on the vision for the new space.

San Diego attorney was among those killed in Las Vegas concert shooting

The San Diego Union-Tribune

USD alumna and San Diego attorney Jennifer Irvine was sadly among the victims of the Las Vegas shooting.

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Photo of the Week

President Harris with Cardinal Turkson and Bishop McElroy

President James T. Harris III and San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy flank Cardinal Peter Turkson, who spoke on the topic of "Christian Nonviolence and Just Peace" to conclude a dialogue-oriented conference hosted at USD on Oct. 6-7. The conference brought peace activists and theorists, military educators and USD faculty members together. The event was hosted by USD's Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice.

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