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Torero Weekly

Monday, Feb. 18, 2019

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


Love Will Build a Bridge Center For Educational Excellence, Community Engagement

USD Just Read! and Music Department presents "Love Will Build a Bridge" Choir Performance

In collaboration with this year's selected book, $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, join the Voices of Our City Cho… Read More

An image of Christ by Sr. Annett Hanrahan, RSCJ Faith

The Lenten Journey 2019 : The Heart of the World

University Ministry invites you to the Lenten Journey 2019: The Heart of the World. Recognizing that the heart is the locus of encounter fo… Read More

Hughes Administration Center Office of Financial Aid

Financial Aid Priority Deadlines for 2019-2020 (Non-Law)

It's time to apply or reapply for financial aid for 2019-2020! The priority deadline for undergraduates is March 2, 2019 The priority de… Read More

Global Social Innovation Challenge Center for Peace and Commerce

Kickstart Your Career in Social Impact

Employer surveys show that skills developed through social innovation practice are in high-demand. Skills like the ability to work in a te… Read More

usd public safety logo Public Safety

Public Safety - Campus Training Announcement

The Department of Public Safety would like to announce upcoming dates for Campus Emergency Procedures Review and Guidance for Surviving an A… Read More

BHM 2019 BSRC, University

USD Celebrates Black History Month

The University of San Diego will celebrate Black History Month with events taking place throughout the month of February.… Read More

USD Recycles Better Marketing Competition School of Business, Sustainability

USD Recycles Better Marketing Competition

The School of Business is holding a marketing competition to help educate the USD community on how to recycle more effectively.  The wi… Read More

Graphic Design Competition for Office of Sustainability graphic. First draft due March 11. Sustainability

Graphic Design Competition

The Office of Sustainability is holding a graphic design competition that gives USD community members the opportunity to design the Office o… Read More

Upcoming Events

Monday, February 18

headshot of Kelly James Clark Changemaker, Humanities

Illume - Strangers, Neighbors, Friends - Kelly James Clark, PhD

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

Kelly James Clark, PhD, senior research fellow at the Kaufman Interfaith Institute and professor of philosophy at Grand Valley State Univers… Read More

Tuesday, February 19

Spring 2019 GroupEx Schedule Fitness and Sports

Free GroupEx Classes

6 p.m. // Mission Café and Fitness Center

Join us at the Mission Fitness Center on Tuesday, Feb. 19, for two free GroupEx Classes. The first class offered for a free trial is our Yog… Read More

ideate for impact Sustainability, Changemaker

Idea Lab: Ideation

12:30 p.m. // KIPJ, Room G

Come ideate around an idea for social change.  This is an opportunity to work on your idea for social impact, or more deeply understand… Read More

Painting of Plato's Symposium Changemaker, Humanities

Idea of Truth Series - Some Notable Philosophical Accounts of Truth: Plato, Aquinas, Descartes

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

In Spring 2018, the Humanities Center began a major and ambitious exploration of the three underlying concepts that constituted the foundati… Read More

Wednesday, February 20

Three students smiling University, Faculty and Staff, Student Success

Student Success Summit

10:30 a.m. // Hahn University Center, Forum C

All members of the campus community are invited to the Student Success Summit (formerly known as the EMQ/USSNet meeting) to work together st… Read More

Catholic cross Conferences and Workshops, Faculty and Staff

USD Just Read! presents "Catholic Perspectives on Poverty"

2 p.m. // Maher Hall, Salomon Hall

In collaboration with USD Just Read!'s selected title, $2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, The Center for Catholic Thought and… Read More

Tinker v Des Moines School of Law

Bergman Memorial Lecture: Freedom of Speech in Schools-Tinker v Des Moines

5:30 p.m. // KIPJ, Theatre & Rotunda

USD School of Law is holding a reception and panel discussion in honor of Tinker v Des Moines - a 1969 landmark U.S. Supreme Court… Read More

Thursday, February 21

Flyer for Food for Thought: Women and Food

Food for Thought: Women and Food this is an ole event

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

In collaboration with the Women's Commons, come join us to discuss gender roles within the food industry.… Read More

Society of Women Engineers event logo Faculty and Staff, Academics, Clubs and Organizations, Career Development

Society of Women Engineers hosts "Evening with Industry"

4 p.m. // Hahn University Center

The Evening with Industry, hosted by USD's Society of Women Engineers student chapter, is an opportunity for students to network with a vari… Read More

Do the Right Thing cover Humanities

Black Cinema Series - Do The Right Thing

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

In a 1991 interview, director Spike Lee said, “I don’t think my films are going to get rid of racism or prejudice. I think the b… Read More

headshot of Marlon James Changemaker, Humanities

Illume - Marlon James, author

7 p.m. // KIPJ, Theatre

The stunning first novel in Marlon James’ Dark Star trilogy, Black Leopard, Red Wolf combines myth, fantasy and history to explore wha… Read More

Reka Parker Playing Piano Fine Arts, Arts and Culture

Reka Parker Presents: Jazz Improv Showcase

7:30 p.m. // Shiley Theater at Camino Hall

N​ew jazz piano​ faculty member Reka​ ​Parker and her quartet​ present a concert ​highlighting a variety of jazz styles. Listen … Read More

Saturday, February 23

USD Center for CyberSecurity Engineering and Technology Conferences and Workshops, Community Engagement, Cyber Security

Cyber Saturdays @ USD For High School Students

9 a.m. // Belanich Engineering Center (Loma Hall), Room 113

Attention parents, family and friends of local high school students! Interested in learning more about cybersecurity, and adding new skill-s… Read More

Sunday, February 24

Chamber Music Festival Participants Fine Arts, Arts and Culture

WCH Participants Concert

2 p.m. // Shiley Theater at Camino Hall

Featuring participants of the Eleventh Annual Winter Chamber Heat (chamber music festival). Works include Concerto Grosso No. 1 by Ernest Bl… Read More

Monday, February 25

Author Monique Morris Copley Library, Community Engagement

Discussion with Author Dr. Monique Morris, "Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools"

7 p.m. // Copley Library, Mother Hill Reading Room

"Pushout" chronicles the experiences of Black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, highly judged — by teac… Read More

Love Will Build a Bridge, Choir Singing Fine Arts, Changemaker, Community Engagement

USD Just Read! and Music Department presents "Love Will Build a Bridge" Choir Performance

7:30 p.m. // Shiley Theater at Camino Hall

In collaboration with this year's selected book, $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, join the Voices of Our City Choir and the… Read More

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USD in the News


USD to Host Conference to Help Veterans Transition to Workforce

The University of San Diego is hosting a conference this weekend to help attorney members transition into other careers.… Full Story

San Diego Union-Tribune

Carter Back in Lineup as USD's Schedule Gets Tougher

Now mid-February, Olin Carter returns for the last two games and the Toreros (16-9, 5-5) have reached the teeth of their West Coast Conferen… Full Story


Inspiring San Diego: Cancer Survivor, Make-A-Wish Kid Becomes San Diego’s Youngest Wish Granter

Sometimes what appears to be your greatest setback is part of the journey to your greatest victory. Just ask teenage cancer survivor Sana Mo… Full Story


Dean of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace at USD provides understanding of Venezuela’s political crisis

SAN DIEGO (KUSI)- Venezuela is currently in the midst of a political crisis with many around the world wondering who the country’s tru… Full Story

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Student Photo of the Week

Immaculata rainy-day sunset

Thank you to Elia Aguirre for sharing this image of a rainy-day sunset!

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