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Monday, Mar. 25, 2019

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


Research Week 2019 Save the Date University, Academics, Provost

Join us for Research Week 2019: April 5 - 12

The University of San Diego's Office of Sponsored Programs will host, in conjunction with the Office of the Provost and othe… Read More

President Harris at Commencement Student Affairs

Alcalá Award Call for Nominations

Soon we will be recognizing the class of 2019. As we reflect on the journey of these students on Alcalá Park, it is time for us to be… Read More

USD FSL Logo Fraternity and Sorority Life, Community Engagement

Support Greek Week 2019 Fundraising Efforts

Support Greek Life this week by participating in our various fundraisers! This year's Greek Week philanthropy is Firefighter Aid. All of our … Read More

President Harris at Commencement University Ministry, Students for Life

Join us for L.I.F.E Week: April 1 - 5

The campus community is invited to join us for L.I.F.E. Week (Living Is For Everyone)—a week of interactive activities and educational programs designed to call attention to major life issues, and to foster an increased respect for the dignity of all life… Read More

Class Pass Flyer Fitness

Introducing USD's New GroupEx Class Pass

The Mission Fitness Center is now offering class passes for GroupEx. You can now purchase passes based on the amount of classes you plan on … Read More

C.L.A.S.S. Awards flyer United Front Multicultural Commons

C.L.A.S.S. Awards - Nominations Due April 10

The United Front Multicultural Commons is seeking nominations for the C.L.A.S.S. Awards. All nominees must be undergraduate or graduate stud… Read More

four women sitting on a bench outside Conscious Leadership Academy

Women's Lives- Authority, Complexity, Intersectionality: A Group Relations Conference Registration Open!

This conference on April 12-14 will explore the complex experience of women and those who seek to understand the realities of women's lives … Read More

Do you know a sustainability hero? ad Sustainability

Nominate a Sustainability Hero

Do you know a Torero (student or employee) who is promoting or inspiring sustainability at work, school, or home?  Nominate him or her … Read More

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 25

Headshot of Patton Oswalt Speaker/Lecture Series

An Evening with Patton Oswalt - "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" Book Discussion

7 p.m. // KIPJ Theatre

The College of Arts and Sciences in conjunction with Warwick's Books in La Jolla will host Patton Oswalt, who will discuss his late wife's b… Read More

Tuesday, March 26

Painting of Plato's Symposium Humanities Center

Idea of Truth Series - On the Critique of Truth: Nietzsche, Standpoint Theory and Decolonization

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

She Has a Name: Join us for an afternoon of dialogue and community building. Mar 15 at 1:30pm, SLP 420 Women's Commons, MECHA

Mujeres De La Revolución this is an ole event

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

This Womxn's Herstory Month, join us in recognizing and celebrating unsung mujeres throughout revolutionary periods in history. There will b… Read More

Bryan Massingale Catholic Social Thought

Bryan Massingale, Switgall Lecture: "When Order Masks Disorder: Limits of Dialogue in Catholic Approaches to Racial Justice"

6 p.m. // KIPJ Theatre

Bryan Massingale, STD, is a professor of theology and social ethics at Fordham University, holding the Buckman Chair in applied Christian et… Read More

Wednesday, March 27

flyer cover of the U.S.-Mexican border Ethnic Studies

Debunking Myths: Migration, Criminalization of the border, Caravans, Undocallies

2:30 p.m. // Serra Hall, Room 209

As we are all aware, borders remain a critical subject of debate around the world. The purpose of these Teach Ins are to provide a setting f… Read More

headshot of Cady McClain CAS, Film Studies, Women's and Gender Studies

Documentary Screening - Seeing Is Believing: Women Direct

5:30 p.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

This documentary film emphasizes the opportunity for women to use their voices through media to change the social and political landscape a… Read More

Thursday, March 28

23rd Annual Real Estate Conference Featured Speakers School of Business

Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate's 23rd Annual Real Estate Conference

7 a.m. // Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101

The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate will host its 23rd Annual Real Estate Conference on March 28, 2019. … Read More

Flyer with event information United Front Multicultural Commons

Food for Thought: Food Insecurity this is an ole event

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

Join us on Thursday, March 28 at 12:30 p.m. for our next Food for Thought dialogue about food insecurity. Lunch provided!… Read More

Friday, March 29

: Join us for an afternoon of dialogue and community building. Mar 15 at 1:30pm, SLP 420 Women's Commons

Feminists Go To Washington: Nothing Bundt Feminism this is an ole event

12:30 p.m. // Student Life Pavilion, Room 420

Join us in conversation about how feminist principles are shaping politics in new ways. As always, bundt cake will be provided!… Read More

Violin Music

Rimsky Korsakov’s "Scheherazade"

7:30 p.m. // Camino Hall, Shiley Theatre

Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The Greater San Diego Chamber Orchestra, directed by USD Music faculty Dr. Angela Yeung, performs Rimsky-Korsakov’s "Scheherazade." Th… Read More

Saturday, March 30

Cybersecurity students at laptops Cyber Security, Community Outreach, Academics

Cyber Saturdays @USD

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

Cyber Passive and Active Reconnaissance… Read More

Monday, April 1

Joan Jonas video art still Arts and Culture, Humanities

Exhibition - Screenings 3: Joan Jonas

2 p.m. // Serra Hall, Humanities Center Gallery

On view March 19 - May 17. In collaboration with MCASD, the Humanities Center Gallery presents a classic work by Joan Jonas, Double Lunar D… Read More

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USD in the News


Drugs and Guns: How the U.S. Fuels Violence in Mexico

Dr. David Shirk, political science professor at the University of San Diego speaks ato the BBC about the wave of violence in Mexico.… Full Story


California Chief Justice to Address Conference on Restoring Civility to Civic Dialogue

Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of California, will headline Restoring Respect’s 8th Annual Conference on Restoring Civility to Civ… Full Story

International Business Times

Competence Reframing (C-REF): Why Pitching To Your Boss Is Not Like Shark Tank

This doesn’t mean that corporate entrepreneurs shouldn’t try to innovate; they just need to innovate differently. (Rangapriya (P… Full Story

Catholic News Service

Alternative Spring Break to Mexico Opens Eyes, Hearts of Students

With the emphasis on accompaniment and solidarity rather than service, the program offers participants an opportunity to be with people as t… Full Story

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Student Photo of the Week

The Shiley Center for Science and Technology, seen at sunset with pink, green and yellow hues

Thank you Ihor Tkachuk for sharing this photo.

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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