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Monday, Apr. 8, 2019

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


Stained glass window of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha University

"Building a More Inclusive Campus" - Mass and Celebration

On April 17, the Canadian Feast Day of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the campus community will gather for Mass at Founders Chapel followed by a brief campus gathering on the Plaza de Colachis to celebrate new changes to building names… Read More

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

Cross Faith

Preparing for Passover, Holy Week and Easter

Join us for a Lenten Penance Service and Stations of the Cross as we prepare for Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter. In addition to those sac… 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

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

GroupEx Class Pass Fitness

USD FIT GroupEx Class Pass

Now we have new package options to enjoy our GroupEx program. Register for a 5, 10, or 15 class pack and use to attend any of our Spring Gro… Read More

intern hiring for Office of Sustainability fall 2019 Sustainability

USD Office of Sustainability is Hiring Interns! Applications due April 10

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

usd public safety logo 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, April 8

Lenten Penance Service Faith

Lenten Penance Service

7 p.m. // The Immaculata

A wonderful way to deepen your experience of Lent, the Lenten Penance Service includes a communal prayer service and examination of conscien… Read More

Tuesday, April 9

Painting of Plato's Symposium Changemaker, Humanities

Idea of Truth Series - Truth and Lies in Politics

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, April 10

2019 Showcase Flyer SOLES

SOLES 2nd Annual Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Excellence Showcase

12 p.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

Last year, SOLES hosted its inaugural Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Excellence Showcase. The event included 38 projects related to… Read More

There's More Logo Humanities

More Human Series - "Faith"

4:30 p.m. // Serra Hall, Room 200, Humanities Center

More Human is a live storytelling event curated around different themes each month. Storytellers share meaningful experiences or challenges … Read More

Rion Simms in the field Athletics

Softball Hosts San Diego State

6 p.m. // USD Softball Complex

Torero softball will host city rival San Diego State on Wednesday night at the USD Softball Complex. The Toreros are coming off a sereis swe… Read More

Stations of the Cross mosaic Faith

Stations of the Cross

8 p.m. // Founders Chapel

All are welcome to this Lenten tradition of prayer and reflection. By spending time with each of the 14 stations, participants enter more fu… Read More

Thursday, April 11

Female USD student presenting her poster to a group of students. Academics, Research Week

29th Annual Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference

12 p.m. // Hahn University Center Forums

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

Dan Moriarty at California Wolf Center CAS, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Speaker/Lecture Series

Emeritus Professor Dan Moriarty Keynote Address: Alice in Wonderland, Psychology in the Biological Sciences

4 p.m. // Warren Hall, Room 131

Psychological Sciences' Legacy of Behavioral Neuroscience at USD: Celebration of the Career of Professor Emeritus Dan Moriarty Dan Moriarty… Read More

Friday, April 12

Project Wildlife Poster Sustainability

Protect Our Species With Project Wildlife

11:30 a.m. // KIPJ, Conference Rooms E/F

April is Earth Month. According to Earth Day Network, the theme for 2019's Earth Month is "Protect Our Species" due to the high rate of anim… Read More

logo for lab crawl which is nucleus with electrons floating around. Research Week

Lab Crawl

12 p.m. //

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

Stand With Survivors: Join us for an afternoon of dialogue and community building. Apr 12, 12:30pm, SLP 420 Women's Commons

Stand With Survivors: Nothing Bundt Feminism this is an ole event

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

Join us in conversation about how to support victim-survivors of sexual and relationship violence. As always, bundt cake will be provided!… Read More

ASIANetwork logo Alumni, International

ASIANetwork Conference Keynote Address: "Creating Global Citizens through Encounters with Asia"

8 p.m. // KIPJ Theatre

The ASIANetwork Conference keynote address is given by Richard Madsen, PhD, distinguished professor of sociology at the University of Califo… Read More

Saturday, April 13

Golf School of Law

USD Law Golf Law Society Golf Tournament

10 a.m. // Rancho Bernardo Inn

The USD Golf Law Society invites you to its Seventh Annual Golf Tournament at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. This event is open to… Read More

Monday, April 15

Spring Extravaganza United Front Multicultural Commons

Spring Extravaganza this is an ole event

5:30 p.m. // Student Life Pavilion, Room 418

Make sure you come to reconnect with friends, make new connections, eat good food, and make great memories!… Read More

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USD in the News

abc san diego

Summer Camps for Teens in San Diego County for 2019

The University of San Diego offers the San Diego Rowing Camp for ages 15 to 18 beginning July 16. There's also a boy's soccer camp… Full Story

San Diego Union-Tribune

USD Offense Provides Plenty of Support for Ace Left-hander Chris Murphy

When professional scouts sit in the stands at baseball games, they like to see pitching prospects faced with some duress in order to aid wit… Full Story

voice of san diego

Here's What Legal Experts Think Is the Strongest Argument in the County's Asylum Policy Lawsuit

Immigration law professor Steve Yale-Loehr of Cornell University and Bob Fellmeth, who leads the University of San Diego’s Center for … Full Story

journal gazette

State Policies, Priorities Leave Children at Risk

A new federal lawsuit targets another shortcoming. The Children's Advocacy Institute at the Center for Public Interest Law at the University… Full Story

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Student Photo of the Week

The Shiley Center for Science and Technology from the down the hill, looking up at the sky with yellow flowers in the foreground.

Thank you Viet Le for sharing this photo of the vast sea of yellow running down the hill from campus.

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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