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Torero Weekly

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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


Electric Scooters are not allowed on any University properties. University, Sustainability

Electric Scooter Information

Dear Campus Community, As we begin this new academic year, I would like to announce a free bike share program the Department of Public Safe…Read More

Fall Alcalá Bazaar Tuesday, September 10th at 11:00am- 2:30pm. University, Student Clubs and Organizations

Fall Alcalá Bazaar

The Alcalá Bazaar takes place at the start of each semester at USD, and provides a space for the USD community to discover the many …Read More

image of Colson standing in the middle of the woods College of Arts and Sciences, Humanities Center

An Evening with Colson Whitehead

In The Nickel Boys, his remarkable follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning and No. 1 New York Times bestseller, The Underground Railroad…Read More

Holy Spirit stained glass Faith, University

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Please join us for the Mass of the Holy Spirit. In keeping with the tradition of the great European universities, this opening celebration …Read More

Detail of drawing by Michelangelo of The Three Crosses Hoehn Family Galleries

USD Hoehn Family Galleries proudly present "Christ: Life, Death and Resurrection": Sept. 13 - Dec. 13, 2019

On View: September 13 - December 13, 2019 Christ: Life, Death, and Resurrection will include over 40 original drawings and prints by …Read More

usd public safety logo University

Public Safety: Campus Training Announcement

The Department of Public Safety is starting their Campus Emergency Procedures Review and Guidance for Surviving an Active Shooter/Aggressor …Read More

Food on a wood table with Save the Food San Diego logo University, Sustainability

Join the movement to reduce food waste!

Did you know that 40% of food in the United States is thrown away?! That’s like leaving the grocery store with 5 bags and throwing 2 …Read More

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 3

Welcome to SOLES Admissions, Academics, Graduate Students

SOLES 2019 Fall Orientation

8:30 a.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Room Bishop Buddy Sala (For Check-In)

Join us for the SOLES Orientation for 2019-2020 incoming graduate and doctoral students! All admitted students are highly encouraged to atte…Read More

Ole Weekend Banner University, Academics

New Student Convocation

3 p.m. // Jenny Craig Pavilion

The New Student Convocation is the time when we launch the first-year students on their academic careers at USD. There will be a community…Read More

Wednesday, September 4

Welcome USD students to the first day of fall semester 2019 at USD. Admissions, Changemaker, Faculty and Staff, Academics, Community Engagement

First day of School — Fall Semester 2019

3 p.m. //

The first day of classes for the Fall 2019 semester's undergraduates and graduate students at the University of San Diego is Wednesday, Sept…Read More

Video still from An Ecstatic Experience. Purple, white and blue washed over a black and white image of a black actors on stage. College of Arts and Sciences, Humanities Center

Exhibition on View - Screenings 4: Ja’Tovia Gary

12 p.m. // Serra Hall, Room 200, Humanities Center Gallery

Ja’Tovia M. Gary is an artist and filmmaker whose work seeks to “liberate the distorted histories through which black life is of…Read More

Marquee sign in front of Student Life Pavilion University

The renaming of Plazas Mayor and Menor in honor of St. Teresa of Calcutta and the Venerable Francis Xavier Nguyễn Văn Thuận

4:45 p.m. // Student Life Pavilion

On Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 4:45 p.m. outside the Student Life Pavilion, all are welcome to celebrate the renaming of Plazas Mayor and Menor …Read More

Thursday, September 5

Mission and Ministry Meeting Area Faculty and Staff, Faith

New Ministry Center and Offices: Open House Event

12:15 p.m. // Founders Chapel, Ministry Center and Offices

The Office of Mission and Ministry and Monsignor Daniel Dillabough invite you to the campus-wide open house event celebrating the opening of…Read More

Friday, September 6

Student Life Pavilion hosts open house Admissions, Alumni, Changemaker, Faculty and Staff, Academics, Community Engagement, International

Welcome Home Open House

12 p.m. // Student Life Pavilion, Third and Fourth Floor offices

Come check out the third and fourth floor of the Student Life Pavilion at its Welcome Home Open House event on Friday, Sept. 6 from noon to …Read More

Enthusiastic crowd at Jenny Craig Pavilion Athletics

USD Volleyball vs. Arkansas

7 p.m. // Jenny Craig Pavilion

USD Volleyball vs. Arkansas Friday, September 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm Jenny Craig Pavilion Free (students, staff), $15 GA The volleyball team…Read More

Saturday, September 7

Special Education Law Alumni, Faculty and Staff

2019 Special Education Law and Advocacy Series (SELAS)

10 a.m. // Warren Hall, Room 2A

With a goal of providing important and useful information on special education law and practice, the University of San Diego School of …Read More

USD Football team running onto the field at Torero Stadium Athletics

USD Football vs. UC Davis

2 p.m. // Torero Stadium

USD Football vs. UC Davis Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm  Torero Stadium Free (students, staff), $10 GA Come support the …Read More

Monday, September 9

closeup of a woman holding a coffee mug Center for Peace and Commerce

She Founder's Group: Conquering Your Finances

12 p.m. // KIPJ, Room B

A roundtable for C-level women, interested in connecting and learning from other women in scalable, fast-growing businesses. Topic: Conquer…Read More

Illustrated image of protestors University

Keep it Civil San Diego

7 p.m. // KIPJ Theater

You are invited to attend the inaugural taping of the University of San Diego and the San Diego Community College District's new Television …Read More

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USD in the News


How Mexico’s Justice Reform Might Draw Inspiration From California

Mexican attorneys visit U.S. courtrooms as part of a two-week training course in California, organized by the Justice in Mexico project at t… Full Story

San Diego Union-Tribune

Econometer: Is the Yield Curve Change a Sign of Recession?

No: History tells us that an inverted yield curve must persist for a few months before it becomes highly predictive of a recession. (No… Full Story

San Diego Union-Tribune

Federal Grant Funds USD Programs for Opioid Treatment

This month, the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration awarded USD a seven-figure grant to train counselors, marriage and famil… Full Story

USD News Center

EPIC Administrative Director Scott Anders Explains SDG&E’s New Time-of-Use Plan on KPBS Midday Edition

SAN DIEGO (August 30, 2019) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law’s Energy Policy Initiative Center (EPIC) Administrativ… Full Story

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Student Photo of the Week

A sunny day at the Camino/Founders Patio

Thanks Michael Mack for this amazing sunset photo overlooking Tecolote Canyon at sunset!

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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As part of an initiative aimed at reducing the number of campus-wide emails, the Department of University Communications has developed Torero Weekly, which aggregates announcements and events aimed at the entire campus community (faculty, students and administration/staff) into a communication disseminated campus wide each Monday during the academic year.

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