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Torero Weekly

Monday, Feb. 25, 2019

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


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

Event Logo Community Engagement

Sueños, Visiones: Another Possible World

Common Ground Voices / La Frontera is an international community music project situated at the border between Mexico and the US. Led by Emil… Read More

ParkMobile Ad Parking Services

Introducing ParkMobile - Pay With Your Mobile Phone

Parking Services is excited to announce our new partnership with the pay-by-plate app, ParkMobile, which is used in over 3,000 location… Read More

USD FIT GroupEx 30 Day Membership Flyer Fitness and Sports

30 Day GroupEx Membership

GroupEx Membership allows unlimited access to all weekly fitness classes, taught by expert instructors, for our campus community. We are now… 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

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

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

Upcoming Events

Monday, February 25

Still from "War After War" (2011) by Simon Leung Arts and Culture, Humanities, Speaker/Lecture Series

Art + Architecture Lecture Series: Simon Leung

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

Simon Leung was born in Hong Kong. As an artist, his projects in various media incl… Read More

student looking towards ocean, deep in thought Catholic Social Thought, Changemaker, Humanities

Imagining the Contemplative University

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

The emerging interdisciplinary field of Contemplative Studies is dedicated to research and education on contemplative practice and experienc… Read More

Author Monique Morris 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 tea… Read More

Love Can Build a Bridge Fine Arts, Changemaker, Faculty and Staff, Community Engagement

USD Just Read! and Music Department presents "Love Can 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

Tuesday, February 26

Painting of Plato's Symposium Changemaker, Humanities

Idea of Truth Series - Truth in Science and Mathematics

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 27

Film still of Marcello Mastroianni Arts and Culture

Art and Migrations: From Italian Actors to “Made in Italy”

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

In this talk Dr. Gianni Cicali (Georgetown University) will explore the migrations of Italian actors and artists (singers, composers, libret… Read More

Trumpet Section of USD Wind Ensemble Fine Arts, Arts and Culture

USD Wind Ensemble Presents: Air

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

The second in a three-part series, “Land, Air and Sea,” this concert features special guests, the band from Point Loma High Scho… Read More

students working Center for Peace and Commerce

Global Social Innovation Challenge Round 1 Deadline

11:59 p.m. // Online Submission

For more information and to apply:… Read More

Thursday, February 28

Student Life Pavilion Changemaker

Dinner with Strangers

5:30 p.m. // Student Life Pavilion, Room 320

Join us for a family-style meal, a chance to discuss trending topics, connect and build community. Registration information will be provided… Read More

Moonlight cover Humanities

Black Cinema Series - Moonlight

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

Saturday, March 2

Sydney Shepard dribbles Athletics

Women's Basketball Senior Day

2 p.m. // Jenny Craig Pavilion

Women’s basketball will play its final home game of the season on Saturday at 2 pm when the Toreros play host to San Francisco. It is … Read More

Monday, March 4

First-Gen Summit Flyer Center for Student Success

Enhancing a Sense of Belonging for USD's First-Generation Students this is an ole event

9 a.m. // Hahn University Center, Forum C

The First-Gen Action Team is proud to announce the upcoming "Enhancing a Sense of Belonging for USD's First-Generation Students: Practical S… Read More

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USD in the News

Science Magazine

Researchers spy signs of slavery from space

“We’re doing team science,” says Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick, an expert in peace studies at the University of San Diego in Cal… Full Story

USA Today

After El Chapo: Sinaloa, Other Mexican Drug Cartels Still Strong, and Now Diversifying

El Chapo – the internationally notorious drug trafficker born Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera – faces life in pris… Full Story

Toreros Hoops: USD Finishes Strong to Close Out Portland

In a game that featured four ties and 10 lead changes, USD closed it with a 9-0 run for a win over Portland, 63-52, on Thursday at Jenny… Full Story

The Institute IEEE

Ten on Tech: Spotlight on Kathleen Kramer

IEEE Senior Member Kathleen Kramer is a professor of electrical engineering at the University of San Diego in California. Her technical inte… Full Story

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Student Photo of the Week

Garden of the Sea after rain

Thanks Elazar Harel for this beautiful image of the Garden of the Sea after one of the many recent rainstorms.

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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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.

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