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Monday, Mar. 11, 2019

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


2018 Kyoto Prize Laureate Ms. Joan Jonas Fine Arts, Guest Speakers

2019 Kyoto Prize Symposium Featuring Ms. Joan Jonas

Meet Ms. Joan Jonas, the 2018 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Arts and Philosophy.  An artist, Jonas has pioneered new artistic expression by … Read More

Computer Laptop Torero Store, University

Notice of Data Breach

The USD Torero Store was recently notified by one of its service providers of a security incident that could … Read More

Peace Innovators - stories shaping a new reality Kroc School, School of Business, School of Engineering

Join us for Peace Innovators 2019

RSVP to join us on March 14 at the KIPJ Theatre as six of USD's thought leaders share new ways of tackling some of humanity's urgent challenges… Read More

Water Spigot Sustainability, Women's Commons

Walk for Water

Join us March 21 to walk in solidarity at the Walk for Water. According to UN-Water, 2.1 billion people live without safe drinking water at home. In 8 out of 10 households without water, women and girls… Read More

Tracy K. Smith headshot Speaker/Lecture Series

The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Tracy K. Smith

The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series is celebrating its 15th anniversary! Join us for a reading on March 21 with the 22nd U.S. Poet Laureate … Read More

mobile ordering USD Dining

Mobile food ordering from campus dining

GET is an online food ordering system that allows you to order meals from your phone or computer and schedule a convenient pick-up time of y… Read More

Andre Hutchinson Photo Facilities Management

New Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management

We are pleased to announce that André Hutchinson has been hired as USD’s new Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management… Read More

SSA Flyer Rainbow Educators

Safe Space Allies Training

The Safe Space Allies Network enhances the ability of students, staff, administrators, and faculty to proactively and personally demonstrate… Read More

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 11

Tractatus Map Humanities

Digital Humanities - Introducing the Tractatus Map

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

Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is one of the most significant philosophical works of the 20th century. The University o… Read More

Tuesday, March 12

Painting of Plato's Symposium Changemaker, Humanities

Idea of Truth Series - "I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life": Problems of Truth and Pluralism in Religion

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

debate with two silhouettes of people in chairs Politics and Law, Conferences and Workshops

USD Just Read! Presents “Debate: Is It Time for America to Embrace Socialism?"

4 p.m. // KIPJ Theatre

In collaboration with this year's selected book, $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, the Center for Ethics, Economics and Publ… Read More

Wednesday, March 13

Grad Fest Commencement

Grad Fest Information Session

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

Graduating in May? Grad Fest is on Wednesday, March 13 and Thursday, March 14 in Hahn University Center Forum C from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.… Read More

Thursday, March 14

QPR logo Student Wellness

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

12:30 p.m. // Serra Hall, Room 217

Join us on Thursday, March 14 at 12:30 p.m. in Serra Hall 217 for an hour-long QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training s… Read More

SOI Flyer United Front Multicultural Commons

Speak On It

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

Join us for a dialogue around the veteran identity in partnership with the Military and Veterans Program. Lunch Provided!… Read More

Makoto Fujimura Changemaker, Humanities, Fine Arts

Illume - Culture Care in the Age of Culture Wars - Makoto Fujimura

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

Culture care is to see culture as an ecosystem to steward rather than a limited resource territory to fight over. Makoto Fujimura will speak… Read More

Peace Innovators - stories shaping a new reality Kroc School, School of Business, School of Engineering

Peace Innovators 2019

6 p.m. // KIPJ, Peace and Justice Theatre

RSVP to join us on March 14 at the KIPJ Theatre as six of USD's thought leaders share new ways of tackling some of humanity's urgent challenges… Read More

Friday, March 15

Pilipino Culture Night: An Ocean Away Athletics

Baseball vs. Pepperdine (WCC Opening Series)

6 p.m. // Fowler Park

Free tickets for students, faculty and staff. USD Baseball opens WCC play with a weekend series at home against Pepperdine. Friday's game is at 6 p.m., Saturday's game starts at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday's series finale is at 1 p.m.… Read More

Saturday, March 16

Pilipino Culture Night: An Ocean Away FUSO, Associated Students, Community Engagement

FUSO Presents Pilipino Culture Night: An Ocean Away

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

Pilipino Cultural Night is an evening to showcase Filipino American culture. This year’s PCN is led by the 2018-2019 Co-Commissioners … Read More

Our Town Thumbnail Theatre, Arts and Culture

Our Town, by Thornton Wilder, Directed by Jesca Prudencio

7:30 p.m. // Sacred Heart Hall, Studio Theatre

Click to see dates and times, March 16 - 20. Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is one of the greatest classic plays in the American Theatre.… Read More

Monday, March 18

headshot of Minnich Humanities, Catholic Social Thought, Speaker/Lecture Series

Illume Speaker Series: Elizabeth Minnich, PhD

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

Elizabeth Minnich is senior scholar for the Association of American Colleges & Universities and professor of moral philosophy at Queens … Read More

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USD in the News

NBC News

Heartbreak, anxiety, lawsuits: The egg-freezing disaster a year later

A Facebook post was what alerted Katelynn Gurbach to a massive tank malfunction at University Hospitals Fertility Center near Cleveland a ye… Full Story

The Atlantic

Trump’s Extreme NDAs

President Donald Trump’s secrecy habit is extreme and extremely troubling. His main concern, it seems, is to prevent leaks that might … Full Story

CNN Business

Goodyear Designed a Tire that Could Help Cars Fly

Aviation experts doubt that the propeller-tire hybrid could ever make it off the ground. It would be tough for the wheels to satisfy the car… Full Story

San Diego Union-Tribune

Toreros on hot streak in Vegas, rout BYU to reach WCC tourney semifinals

Three games in three days? The third game against a rested BYU team that beat USD twice during the regular season? No problem.… Full Story

See All USD in the News

Student Photo of the Week

Red flower in the foreground, with The Immaculata dome in the background

Thank you Elazar Harel for sharing this photo highlighting one the many colorful flowers on campus.

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