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Torero Weekly

Monday, Apr. 22, 2019

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


Candle University

Candlelight Vigil for the Victims of the Sri Lanka Attacks

All are welcome to join in praying for those killed and injured in Sri Lanka. The vigil will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at 8:15 p.m. on … Read More

Tiffany ZhangUniversity

Meet our President for a Day Tiffany Zhang ’19

Tiffany and President Harris will make the one-day schedule swap on April 25. Join them for a casual Fireside Chat at the Aromas patio at 2:30 p.m. …Read More

Cross University Ministry

Events to Celebrate the Easter Season, Observe Passover

As we begin the Easter season, University Ministry is offering several spiritual growth opportunities during this last full month of the aca… Read More

LV Fair Community Engagement

34th Annual Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Fair and Parade

USD students, faculty, staff, alumni and families! Please join us on April 27 from 11 a.m. (parade start time) to 5 p.m. This free event sho… Read More

Students smiling at Commencement Student Success, Faculty and Staff

Student Success Summit

All administrators, faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate in the next Student Success Summit, Thursday, May 2, 10:30 a.m… Read More

usd social innovation showcase save the date Center for Peace and Commerce

The Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge - USD Showcase

On May 3, come see what these student innovators have been working on for the past couple of months! USD Toreros will explain their ventures as they c… Read More

Renaissance Plan image University Operations

Renaissance Plan - What's Coming Up

You are invited to attend two upcoming events: Renaissance Plan Forum  Monday, May 6 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Kroc Institute f… Read More

Wands for Wildlife Sustainability

Donate Old Mascara Wands to Help Save Wildlife

Now through May 10, the Office of Sustainability is collecting used mascara wands in collection bins placed throughout campus.  In hono… Read More

Ian McEwan Arts and Sciences

An Evening with Ian McEwan

Join us May 3 at 7 p.m. for an evening with Ian McEwan, the Booker Prize-winning author of Atonement, as he discusses his new book, Machines Like Me, with Brian Clack, PhD… Read More

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 23

Let's Have a KiKi flyer LGBTQ+ & Allies Commons

Let's Have a KiKi

12:30 p.m. // Student Life Pavilion, Room 424

Join us for an afternoon Kiki where we will be talking about the queer ball scene which explores themes of race, gender, and sexual ori… Read More

Paul Kunst at first base Athletics

Toreros Baseball Hosts SDSU

6 p.m. // Fowler Park

The Toreros will host cross-town rival San Diego State on Tuesday, April 23, at 6 p.m. in Fowler Park. San Diego will host its “Strike… Read More

Wednesday, April 24

Passover Jewish Student Union, University Ministry

Interfaith Seder Dinner

5:30 p.m. // Maher Hall, Salomon Hall

The Jewish Student Union and University Ministry will host an interfaith Seder dinner open to all students on April 24 at 5:30 p.m. in Solom… Read More

Wisdom Exchange Kroc School, Students, Faculty and Staff

Wisdom Exchange: Connecting the Intelligence of Your Intergenerational Workforce

5:30 p.m. // KIPJ, Peace and Justice Theatre

With five generations in the workforce at one time, why don't we see greater collective outcomes? With generational gaps come business … Read More

Candle University

Candlelight Vigil for the Victims of the Sri Lanka Attacks

8:15 p.m. // Paseo de Colachis, In front of Founders Hall

All are welcome to join in praying for those killed and injured in Sri Lanka.… Read More

Thursday, April 25

It starts with an Idea sphere image. Entrepreneurship, Academics

Entrepreneurship Idea Breakout Session

12:15 p.m. // Belanich Engineering Center (Loma Hall), ASML Ideation Space

Calling all third-year students. Do you have an innovative entrepreneurial idea you want to explore? Come to USD's Shiley-Marcos School of E… Read More

TLC Integration Showcase Transfer Learning Communities

TLC Integration Showcase

12:15 p.m. // Hahn University Center, Forums AB

At the TLC Showcase, students will have the opportunity to present their final projects, showcasing their knowledge of integration.… Read More

Flyer for Food for Thought Community Engagement, International

Food for Thought: Exploring Culture and Fusion this is an ole event

12:30 p.m. // Student Life Pavilion, Room 312

Our last Food for Thought for the semester is Thursday, April 25 at 12:30 p.m. in SLP 312 (International Student Organization Lounge). Toget… Read More

Tiffany Zhang and President Harris University

Fireside Chat with President Zhang

2:30 p.m. // Aromas

President Zhang invites you to join her for refreshments and casual conversation about your most passionate endeavors and challenges in toda… Read More

Ignite Your Passion - LIve V2 Pitch Competition School of Business

You’re Invited to our 8th Annual USD V2 Pitch Competition on April 25th!

5:00 p.m. // KIPJ Theatre

The Venture Vetting Competition is an initiative others call “Shark Tank meets Academia.” Abuzz with bold ideas and resources to pull them off, our comm… Read More

Prints & Pinot graphic Arts and Culture

Prints & Pinot

5:30 p.m. // Founders Hall, Foyer and Courtyard

Prints & Pinot is fine art and wine appreciation at its most fun. We will be pairing delicious wine with USD's impressive print collecti… Read More

Quiet Heroes Film Poster CAS, Communication Studies, Film Studies

Quiet Heroes--A Documentary Film Screening

6:30 p.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

In Salt Lake City, Utah, the religious monoculture severely complicated the AIDS crisis, where patients received no support from… Read More

Saturday, April 27

Cybersecurity Workshop Cyber Security, Community Outreach, Academics

Cyber Saturdays @ USD

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

Rather than taking a conventional defensive security approach, which focuses on reactive measures, such as patching software and finding and… Read More

LV Fair Community Engagement

34th Annual Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Fair and Parade

11 a.m. // On Linda Vista Road Between Comstock and Ulric Street

USD students, faculty, staff, alumni and families! Please join us on April 27 from 11 a.m. (parade start time) to 5 p.m. This free event sho… Read More

Monday, April 29

Digital Initiatives Symposium brochure cover Copley Library, Community Engagement

Sixth Annual Digital Initiatives Symposium

12 p.m. // KIPJ

Copley Library will host the sixth annual Digital Initiatives Symposium on April 29-30, 2019. Held at the Kroc Institute for Peace… Read More

(Aleksandr Rodchenko, Assembling for a Demonstration 1928-30) Arts and Culture, Speaker/Lecture Series

Art + Architecture Lecture Series: Aglaya Glebova

6 p.m. // Founders Hall, French Parlor

Aglaya Glebova is Assistant Professor in the departments of Art History and Film & Media Studies at the University of California, Irvine… Read More

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USD in the News


Photographic Project of the Border

(Video in Spanish; translated using Google Translate.) Alejandro Meter, professor of Latin American literature at the University of San Diego, has a project that seeks to highlight our region… Full Story


Notre Dame’s Age, Design Fueled Fire and Foiled Firefighters

Professor Michelle Magnin from the University of San Diego, joined KUSI News to discuss the Notre Dame fire and its damages.… Full Story


Howard Schultz's Flawed Swipe at Partisan Combat Over Immigration

David Shirk, a political scientist at the University of San Diego says Bush was supported by the Democrats, but members of his own party wou… Full Story

San Diego Union-Tribune

USD Outfielder Chris McCready’s Hard Work, Perseverance Pay Off

USD outfielder Chris McCready has coped with personal loss and overcome injury to realize success with Toreros. … Full Story

See All USD in the News

Student Photo of the Week

Men's Tennis wins WCC Regular Season

Congrats to our men's tennis team on becoming regular-season champions for a fifth time in the last six years… Read More

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