University of San Diego

Torero Weekly

Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

View in Browser

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


Strategic Plan Pathway symbolsUSD Campus Support

Stronger Than Hate: Support Services for Those Impacted by the Pittsburgh Mass Shooting

USD stands with our Jewish brothers and sisters as they mourn the tragic killings of 11 worshipers in Pittsburgh on Saturday. All are invited to participate in a vigil at 7 p.m. tonight at Beth Israel Synagogue in La Jolla, and at Wednesday night's Mass for Peace on campus… Read More

Strategic Plan Pathway symbolsStrategic Plan

Strategic Initiative Funding: Now Accepting Proposals

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting new strategic initiative proposals for the 2018-2019 funding cycle. All current US… Read More

Solar Panels on USD RoofFaith, University

Remembering Our Deceased This November

At USD, we join the Catholic tradition of recognizing November as a special time of remembrance. During this month, we invite our community to join us in prayer for the repose of the souls of family and friends. … Read More

Solar Panels on USD RoofEnergy Policy Initiatives Center

10th Lesley K. McAllister Symposium on Climate and Energy Law

"Looking beyond fossil fuels in the Trump era." On Friday, November 9, 2018, the University of San Diego School of Law will host its… Read More

2018 Women PeaceMakers fellowsKroc School of Peace Studies

2018 Women PeaceMakers Panel - Nov. 7

The Kroc School’s Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (Kroc IPJ) at the University of San Diego is pleased to invite you to t… Read More

Healthcare flyerSchool of Nursing

Health Care Decisions: Giving Voice to Differing Views

Join us Saturday, Nov. 17 for a Conversation with Ira Byock, MD, FAAHMP, noted author, palliative care physician, and public advocate for improving care throu… Read More

Multicultural NightUFMC

Multicultural Night Call to Perform

Do you have a talent? Can you sing, dance, play an instrument? We want to see you shine! Multicultural Night is an annual event that br… Read More

USD Votes logoCivic Engagement, Politics

USD Votes: Election Day is Nov. 6

Forget to register? You're in luck! You can still vote in California with a conditional ballot. For m… Read More

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 30

Flyer of A Taste of Culture: Kalayaan! Community Engagement, Changemaker

A Taste of Culture: Kalayaan! this is an ole event

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

Come join us for a discussion on Filipino food, culture and community after the Spanish colonization. … Read More

sunsetHumanities Center, Catholic Social Thought, Academics

The Idea of Goodness Series: Goodness in Eastern Religious Traditions

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

logo of beer glass with words Solidarity on TapCatholic Thought and Culture

Solidarity on Tap: Tom Reifer, USD Department of Sociology and the San Diego Catholic Worker

7 p.m. // O'Tooles

Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest, and Ignatian Solidarity Network welcome those connected to the Jesuits a… Read More

Wednesday, October 31

Dia de los Muertos OfrendaHumanities, Arts and Culture

Dia de los Muertos Exhibit and Altar

11:30 a.m. // Hahn University Center, Exhibit Hall

The Dia de los Muertos altar will be open to the USD community to participate with a story, a cajita, a painting, or any other mea… Read More

Thursday, November 1

Hoops Havoc logoAthletics

Toreros Basketball: Hoops Havoc

12 p.m. // Student Life Pavilion

Join USD Athletics in front of the SLP during dead hours as we celebrate the start of basketball season! Mingle with members of the USD men… Read More

Colorism FlyerUFMC

The Commons Presents: Colorism in Asian American & Pacific Islander Communities

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

Join us for dialogue, storytelling, & media to explore the social implications of skin tone in AAPI communities.… Read More

Friday, November 2

Speaker Ignacio Sánchez PradoSpeaker/Lecture Series

Authenticity is Not a Thing: Rethinking Mexican Food in the U.S. Lecture by Dr. Ignacio Sánchez Prado

1 p.m. // Hahn University Center, Room 128

How often do you eat Mexican food in San Diego? Have you ever searched out the "authentic" taco shop for the "best" Mexican food?… Read More

Saturday, November 3

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

Monday, November 5

Most Reverend Bishop of San Diego Robert W. McElroyChurch in Crisis

Bishop McElroy Listening Session at USD

10 a.m. // KIPJ Theatre

USD will host Bishop McElroy for a listening session on Monday, Nov. 5. The campus community is encouraged to arrive early; doors open at 9 a.m.… Read More

Irish CliffsideCAS, Humanities Center

Classics Out of Ireland Series: Sacred Gems: Masterpieces by Bach, Handel, Carolan, and Boydell

7 p.m. // Founders Chapel

John Feeley presents a concert of sacred and secular masterpieces by Bach, Handel, Guiliani, Carolan, and Boydell, with select Irish songs a… Read More

See All Upcoming Events

USD in the News


USD School of Law Professor Robert Muth Joins Elected Officials Demanding More Oversight to Protect Military Families from Financial Abuse

A federal agency that’s supposed to protect military service members from financial abuse is coming under fire.… Full Story

San Diego UT

Toreros' Redshirt Freshmen Working to Earn a Spot on the Court

With USD’s Nov. 6 season opener at home against Weber State just 12 days away, here’s a breakdown of the four redshirt freshmen.… Full Story


Measures E, G Highlight Trend of Letting Voters Decide Massive Land Deals

The fate of the old Chargers stadium has dogged politicians and tempted developers, and now it is in the voters’ hands.… Full Story

San Diego Metro

USD Center boosts small businesses on the brink of success

After helping local companies access more than $2.3 million in funding, launch seven new businesses and work with more than 192 clients… Full Story

See All USD in the News

Student Photo of the Week

The Paseo de Colachis at dusk

“The palette of colors displayed in the sunset was so captivating that I had to stop and appreciate it for a moment.” Thank you Vicente Galvan for sharing this photo of Paseo de Colachis at dusk!

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.

*By submitting a "Student Photo of the Week," you agree to our terms.

University of San Diego

University Communications
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492