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Torero Weekly

Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

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Torero Weekly is an email digest that brings together announcements and events aimed at the entire campus community.


2018 Homecoming and Family WeekendUniversity

USD Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018

Join us Oct. 11-14 for a fantastic weekend for the entire USD community, reliving good times, reconnecting with great friends, and creating new memories! It’s a party for the whole USD family and we can’t wait to see you at this special weekend!… Read More

Learn, Connect, ExploreCareer Development Center

Career Development Center: Stories of Impact

Hear about growing partnerships and the new programs that were launched in the Career Development Center last year through their 2017-2018 annual report… Read More

dorothy day black and white imageUniversity Galleries, Catholic Social Thought

"Love is the Measure: Photos of Dorothy Day and Catholic Worker Movement," by Vivian Cherry, Opening Celebration and Reception

Join us on Oct. 11 for a discussion with Kate and Martha Hennessy (Dorothy Day's granddaughters), followed by a reception with light refreshments. … Read More

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 8

headshot of FarleyChangemaker, Catholic Social Thought

Illume/Knapp - Melissa Farley, PhD: "Fracking and Trafficking: Making the Connections Between Climate Change and Prostitution"

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

There are connections between how the land is treated and how women are treated. There are also links between the business of resource extra… Read More

Tuesday, October 9

Speak On It United Front Multicultural Commons

Speak On It

12:30 p.m. // Student Life Pavilion, Room 418

Join us for dialogue on invisible and visible disabilities with the Center for Health and Wellness Promotion (CHWP) and the Disability and L… Read More

sunsetHumanities Center

The Idea of Goodness Series: Philosophical Conceptions of the Good: Kant, Mill, and Moore

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

In the words of Mother Rosalie Hill, “Beauty will attract them, goodness will lead them but the truth will hold them.” Having co… Read More

Dagmawi Yimer and Andrea Segre, Co-DirectorsFilm Screening

Mediterranean Migrations and Human Rights: Screening of documentary “Like a Man on Earth” followed by Q&A session with director Andrea Segre

7 p.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

Like a Man on Earth gathers the voices of a group of African refugees who, due to an agreement between Italy and Libya to halt immi… Read More

Wednesday, October 10

podcast logoCAS, Changemaker

More Human: There’s More Live Series - "Out"

4:30 p.m. // Serra Hall, Room 200, Humanities Center

More Human is a live storytelling event curated around different themes each month. Storytellers share meaningful experiences or challenges … Read More

Thursday, October 11

dorothy day black and white imageUniversity Galleries

Love is the Measure: Photos of Dorothy Day and Catholic Worker Movement by Vivian Cherry

4:30 p.m. // KIPJ, Fine Art Galleries

On view Oct. 12 - Dec. 14, 2018 at the Fine Art Galleries in the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice. See related events… Read More

Alumni, Students, and Friends come together to celebrate our tradition of Entreprenuership and New Ventures School of Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The 7th Annual USD Legacy Entrepreneurship Conference

5:30 p.m. // KIPJ, Theater

What does it take for a business idea to come to life? Learn directly from our panel of USD alumni and friends as they share their entrepre… Read More

Friday, October 12

Concert at the Big Blue BashTorero Program Board

Big Blue Bash and Homecoming Concert this is an ole event

6 p.m. // Hahn University Center, Torero Way, in front of the UC

Come join in the Homecoming and Family Weekend fun at our annual concert and festival. This event, put on by the Torero Program Board, will … Read More

Choral singersFine Arts

A Light To Guide You

7:30 p.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Bishop Buddy Sala (Atrium)

A Light to Guide You showcases the University of San Diego's choral offerings. For additional information, please call the Music Department … Read More

Torero Casino NightParent and Family Relations

The Fabulous Torero Casino Night

8 p.m. // Hahn University Center, UC Forums A-B-C

Join USD parents, families and friends for a fun-filled night of food (catered by Puesto), music and casin… Read More

Saturday, October 13

Torero parents sitting on the grass with kidsUniversity Events, Athletics

Homecoming Tailgate at Fowler Park

11 a.m. // Fowler Park

Come get hyped for the USD football game at Fowler Park with great food, entertainment, and school spirit! GA: $15. GA + Beer Tastings: $25. Children under 12 free. USD students free entry… Read More

Daniel Tolbert runs through blue smokeAthletics

Homecoming Game: USD Football vs. Dayton

2 p.m. // Torero Stadium

Celebrate USD's Homecoming and Family Weekend at Torero Stadium as the Torero football team takes on their Pioneer Football League foe, the … Read More

Sunday, October 14

Joining hands in Founders ChapelUniversity, Faith

Alumni and Family Closing Mass

10:30 a.m. // Founders Chapel

Come together with your Torero family to close Homecoming and Family Weekend. Reunion classes will be featured in a procession and the recip… Read More

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USD in the News

San Diego Union-Tribune

New California Law Mandates More Women on Corporate Boards. What Does It Mean for San Diego Companies?

In San Diego, 13 of the 46 local companies listed on the Russell 3000 index have all-male boards as of June 30, said Annalisa Barrett, a lec… Full Story


Millennials in San Diego's Tech Industry

Millennials are an asset to San Diego's technology industry and Professor of Engineering and Entrepreneurship and Engineering Venkat Shastri… Full Story

San Diego Union-Tribune

Toreros Make Visiting Hatters Mad

You have to flip a lot of pages in the calendar to identify the last time USD lost a home Pioneer Football League game. Try 95 months, 416 w… Full Story

The Washington Post

As immigrants flow across US border, American guns go south

Among the thousands of immigrants who have been coming across the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months, many are seeking to escape gang and d… Full Story

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Student Photo of the Week

Sunset view of The Immaculata, with palm trees in the foreground

Thank you Glenn Moss for capturing this sunset shot of The Immaculata last week!

Calling all students! We want to feature you in "Student Photo of the Week." Send us original photos that convey your campus experience or simply capture beauty, and add a short caption about your inspiration for the photo. If selected, we will mention your name in the byline!*

Send your photo to

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

To learn more about Torero Weekly or to submit an event, please review the Torero Weekly web page on the University Communications website.

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