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Torero Weekly

Monday, Oct. 15, 2018

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


Most Reverend Bishop of San Diego Robert W. McElroyFaith

Bishop McElroy to Host Listening Session at USD on Nov. 5

The University of San Diego will host Bishop McElroy for a listening session. As stated in his letter to parishes on Aug. 26, this is one o… Read More

USD students analyze business analytics dataSchool of Business

School of Business Announces New Master’s in Business Analytics

To succeed in today’s marketplace, businesses and organizations need professionals who are well-versed in both data analytics and busi… Read More

Solar panels at USDEnergy Policy Initiatives Center

Climate & Energy Law Symposium on Nov. 9

Please join us Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 for the Tenth Annual Lesley K. McAllister Climate & Energy Law Symposium, with the theme "Looking Beyond Fossil Fuels in The Trump Era."… Read More

State of California imageUniversity, Public Safety

The Great California ShakeOut, Oct. 18

Dear Campus Community: On Thursday morning, October 18 at 10:18 a.m., millions of people in Southern California will “drop, cover, an… Read More

Multicultural Night posterUnited Front Multicultural Commons

Multicultural Night Call to Perform

Do you have a talent? Can you sing, dance, play an instrument...? We want to see you shine!… Read More

WOIWomen's Commons

USD Women of Impact Nominations Now Being Accepted

The Women’s Commons is now accepting nominations for the 21st annual Women of Impact Awards. Members of the university community are i… Read More

graphic design competition flyerSustainability

Graphic Design Competition

The Office of Sustainability is holding a graphic design competition that gives students the opportunity to design the Office of Sustainabil… Read More

MTS BusCommunity Engagement, Sustainability

MTS Public Workshops: Bus Route Adjustments to Accommodate the Mid-Coast Trolley Extension

No matter where you live, you will be impacted by the Mid-Coast light rail extension which will extend Trolley service from Old Town to Univ… Read More

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 15

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Illume/CLS: Christopher Adler, PhD: "Dissonance and the Rejection of Modern Music"

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

Since the turn of the 20th century and the beginnings of musical modernism with notorious figures such as Arnold Schoenberg and Igor Stravin… Read More

Tuesday, October 16

Gun ControlCenter for Ethics, Economics and Public Policy

Debate: Gun Control

4 p.m. // KIPJ, Theatre

School shootings such as the one in Parkland, Florida, have led to calls for much tighter restrictions on private gun ownership, including a… Read More

sunsetHumanities Center

The Idea of Goodness Series: Goodness in the Monotheistic Faiths

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

Stephanie Elizondo Griest portraitSpeaker/Lecture Series

The New World Border: Lecture and Q&A with author Stephanie Elizondo Griest

5:30 p.m. // Hahn University Center, Room 107

After a decade of chasing stories around the globe, intrepid travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest followed the magnetic pull home–o… Read More

Wednesday, October 17

This, too, is for the mostlessGuest Speaker

"This, too, is for the mostless" with Dr. Jason Magabo Perez

6:30 p.m. // Hahn University Center, Room Forum AB

The Department of Ethnic Studies invites the campus community to the 15th Annual Labovitz-Perez Lecture featuring Dr. Jason Magabo Perez. U… Read More

Thursday, October 18

USD Volleyball vs. PepperdineAthletics

USD Volleyball vs. Pepperdine

8 p.m. // Jenny Craig Pavilion

The San Diego volleyball team hosts Pepperdine in a West Coast Conference home match in the Jenny Craig Pavilion. The match starts at 8 p.m… Read More

Friday, October 19

Workshop at SummitThe Nonprofit Institute

2018 State of Nonprofits and Philanthropy Summit

8 p.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

​Hosted by The Nonprofit Institute, this informative day of research and practical learning opportunities will help guide San Diego's nonp… Read More

USD Fall HolidayUniversity

USD Fall Holiday — No School (Undergraduates, Graduate Students)

All Day

The traditional USD Fall Holiday Friday, which routinely occurs the third week of October, takes place in 2018 on Friday, Oct. 19. There are… Read More

Aaron Frey prepares to kick soccer ballAthletics

Men’s Soccer to Celebrate 40th Year in Home Game vs. SDSU

7 p.m. // Torero Stadium

The USD men’s soccer team will celebrate the program's 40th year on Friday night at Torero Stadium when the Toreros take on San Diego … Read More

Saturday, October 20

Julius CaesarHumanities, Arts and Culture

The Old Globe and USD Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Present JULIUS CAESAR

7 p.m. // The Old Globe Theatre

The Globe’s intimate arena stage gives you an up-close seat for Shakespeare’s masterful tale of cunning diplomacy, fast-shifting alliances, and the unpredictable consequences of betrayal.… Read More

Welcome to SOLESSOLES, Conferences and Workshops

School of Leadership and Education Sciences Fall Open House

9 a.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

Please join us for the SOLES Fall Open House on Saturday, Oct 20, 2018. This event will include program-specific breakout sessions, an overv… Read More

Special Education Law School of Law

Special Education Law and Advocacy Series (SELAS)

10 a.m. // Warren Hall, Room 2A

September 8, 2018, is the first date of an ongoing series being held on September 8, September 22, October 6, October 20, November 3 and Nov… Read More

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USD in the News

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University of San Diego Breaks $300 Million Fundraising Goal, and Sets Enrollment Record

The University of San Diego says it has far surpassed its goal of raising $300 million in private donations, and that it is experiencing rec… Full Story


Video: The Latin phrase that helped Rivers begin again

Chargers QB Philip Rivers explains the Latin phrase "Nunc Coepi," meaning "now I begin," and the role it plays in his life (featuring USD's Fr. Martin Latiff)… Full Story


Law Library Foundation Gives Bernard E. Witkin Awards

Attorney Margaret A. Dalton, associate dean and professor of law at USD has received the Bernard E. Witkin Awards for civic leadership and excellence in legal education… Full Story

NBC San Diego

USD Recycling Center Offers Home for E-Waste With Nowhere to Go

A San Diego-area university is working on the nationwide problem of recycled materials with nowhere to go. San Diego historically had expor… Full Story

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Student Photo of the Week

The sun is rising in the background through the morning mist as two students walk along the sidewalk.

"Wouldn't rather be anywhere else." Thank you True Flores for sharing this nighttime photo of the KIPJ from the garden!

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!*

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