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Monday, Apr. 1, 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 Research Week, University, Academics, Provost

Research Week 2019: April 5 - 12

Please join us for Research Week—a celebration of the many research activities at USD. This multi-faceted showcase will focus on the importance of research at the university, and will include various events, open houses and demonstrations.… Read More

Creative Collaborations Research Week, Office of Undergraduate Research

Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference: April 11

The 29th Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference (CCURC) showcases multidisciplinary presentations of… Read More

Lab Crawl Research Week, Office of Undergraduate Research

Lab Crawl: April 12

Come learn about student-faculty research in STEAM while earning raffle prizes and pizza! Various laboratories and studios in Camino Hall, Belanich… Read More

TBO 2019 Kroc School of Peace Studies

Announcing the Trans-Border Opportunities Certificate Program 2019

The border is the hottest issue in American politics right now — the fate of refugees, walls, and free-trade agreements, our water sup… 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

intern hiring for Office of Sustainability fall 2019 Sustainability

USD Office of Sustainability is Hiring Interns!

Do you have a passion for sustainability? Would you like to advance USD sustainability education and initiatives? Come join our team as an i… Read More

C.L.A.S.S. Awards flyer UFMC

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

USD ICCE Politics and Law, Conferences and Workshops, Community Engagement

ICCE's 8th Annual Restoring Respect Conference: Restoring Civic Literacy

The focus for the Institute for Civil Civic Engagement's 2019 Conference is Restoring Civic Literacy: Revitalizing Civic Education across ou… 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, April 1

"On Being Gandhi" photo Fine Arts, Arts and Culture

Exhibition - On Being Gandhi: The Art and Politics of Seeing

KIPJ, Fine Art Galleries

On view April 1 – May 10. This exhibition features work by photographer Shivaraju B.S. from Bangalore, India. Best known by his nickn… Read More

Joan Jonas video art still Arts and Culture, Humanities

Exhibition - Screenings 3: Joan Jonas

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

Tuesday, April 2

Learning Commons Honors Seminar View 1 University Design

Learning Commons - Classroom Furniture Demo Day

11 a.m. // KIPJ, Room C & D

Faculty, students and staff are invited to stop by and try out new classroom furniture products. These products are being considered for the… Read More

Flyer for event Changemaker, Community Engagement

Autism Acceptance Day

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

April is National Autism Acceptance Month. This month promotes autism acceptance, inclusion and self-determination for all, and assures that… Read More

Speaker Traci Roberts-Camps Arts and Culture, Global Impact, Speaker/Lecture Series

Lecture by Traci Roberts-Camps: ​“Behind the Camera: Latin American Women Filmmakers”

2:30 p.m. // KIPJ, Room E/F

​Traci Roberts-Camps is professor of Latin American Literature and Film and chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literature at … Read More

Painting of Plato's Symposium Changemaker, Humanities

Idea of Truth Series - The Death of Truth?

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

Pope Francis profile with movie title listed: Pope Francis A Man of His Word Catholic Social Thought, Community Engagement, Faith

Film (Two Screenings) - Pope Francis: A Man of His Word

4:30 p.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

Pope Francis embarks on a personal journey to present his work of reform and answer today's global questions — from his deep concern f… Read More

Big Give Bash School of Law, Alumni, Student Events

The 2019 Big Give Bash

5:30 p.m. // RJS Law 303 A Street, Suite 400 San Diego, CA 92101

Join USD School of Law Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo and fellow alumni at the kick­off Bash for the Big Give–a 36-hour online fund… Read More

Wednesday, April 3

Big Give School of Law, Alumni, Giving

2019 Big Give

9 a.m.

The Big Give is a 36-hour online fundraising campaign to fund key initiatives, strengthen academic programs and rally support of U… Read More

QPR logo Student Wellness

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

2:30 p.m. // Hahn University Center, Exhibit Hall

Join us on Wednesday, April 3rd at 2:30 p.m. in UC 128 for an hour-long QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training session.… Read More

Friday, April 5

Meiqin Wang Fine Arts, Changemaker, Arts and Culture, Global Impact, Humanities

Socially Engaged Art in Contemporary China

1 p.m. // KIPJ, Room EF

The lecture explores the potential of socially engaged art as a critical and creative response to the many downsides of China’s top-do… Read More

Saturday, April 6

San Diego Crew Classic Athletics

USD Men's, Women's Rowing Compete at 46th Annual San Diego Crew Classic

7 a.m. // Crown Point Shores on Mission Bay

USD men's rowing and USD women's rowing will have teams competing in the 46th annual San Diego Crew Classic on Saturday and Sunday… Read More

Angelus performance Fine Arts, Arts and Culture

Angelus Sacred Music Series: 11th Annual Lenten Concert

7 p.m. // Founders Chapel

Acclaimed guest soloists Jennifer Ellis Kampani (soprano), Clifton Massey (counter tenor), Matthew Tresler (tenor), and Daniel Pickes-Jones … Read More

Sunday, April 7

Easter Meal USD Dining

Easter Brunch

10 a.m. // Student Life Pavilion, Pavilion Dining

Easter brunch is an unlimited access, all you care to eat, meal.… Read More

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USD in the News

San Diego Union-Tribune

Toreros Rally for Series Win over USF

The Toreros used a six-run eighth inning for a 6-4 victory that delivered a series win. … Full Story

NBC San Diego

USD Thinks of How to Design Drones for Good

How can drones be designed for good? NBC 7's Dave Summers and Ashley Matthews talk to professors with the Kroc School of Peace Studies at U… Full Story


Religious Community Aims To Build Trust Between Police, Public

A Southeast San Diego church is set to host a presentation by law enforcement on the state's new anti-profiling law. The public information session Monday is part of a… Full Story

The Chronicle of Social Change

California Ponders Cap on Caseloads for Dependency Court Judges

A bill in California has been introduced that would determine a caseload standard for dependency court judges who preside over child welfa… Full Story

See All USD in the News

Student Photo of the Week

Founders Chapel exterior

Thank you Allyson Meyer for sharing this photo outside of Founders Chapel.

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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