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Monday, October 7, 2019

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


Mata'yuum University

Mata’yuum Crossroads Dedication

A celebration of renaming Mission Crossroads as Mata’yuum Crossroads. In the Kumeyaay language, Mata’yuum means “gathering…Read More

Students smiling at Commencement University, Student Success, Faculty and Staff

Student Success Summit

All administrators, faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate in the next Student Success Summit, Wednesday, October 16, 10:…Read More

copley exterior Copley Library

Open Educational Resources at Private Liberal Arts Institutions

USD Students, Faculty and Staff are invited to join Copley Library for an engaging panel discussion on Open Educational Resources (OER) spon…Read More

Nominate a Woman Today! 2019 Women of Impact Awards Women's Commons, Changemaker, University

Woman of Impact Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

Each year, the Women's Commons celebrates the contributions of women across campus. Members of the campus community attend the annual Women …Read More

Group picture of the USD Career Development team Career Development Center

Career Development Center Annual Report

Dive into the Career Development Center 2019 Annual Report to learn about highlights from the last year and the unique contributions the CDe…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

State of California image University

The Great California ShakeOut - October 17, 2019

Dear Campus Community: On Thursday morning, October 17 at 10:17 a.m., millions of people in Southern California will “drop, cover, an…Read More

Parked Cars University Operations

Mobility and Parking Plan for Fall 2020

The new USD Mobility and Parking Plan will take effect in the fall of 2020. The plan, the result of more than two years of research, study a…Read More

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 7

brexit photo Center for Ethics Economics and Public Policy

The Case for Brexit, with Daniel Hannan

2:30 p.m. // KIPJ, IPJ Theatre

Brexit has proved intensely divisive in Britain, despite a national referendum vote in 2015.  Will Britain actually leave the EU? …Read More

Close up of Walt Whitman resting his chin in his hand. Humanities Center, Speaker/Lecture Series

Illume/Knapp Lecture: Whitman’s Beginnings — Who Was Walt Whitman? - Mark Edmundson, PhD

6 p.m. // Manchester Hall, Auditorium

How did a poet with no advanced education and no previous literary distinction come to write the great poem of democracy, Song of Myself…Read More

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The Red Mass

6 p.m. // Founders Chapel

Members of the San Diego area bench and bar and the University of San Diego community will gather in USD's Founders Chapel to participate in…Read More

Tuesday, October 8

Flu Shots At No Cost To Students University

Flu Shots Available At No Cost to Students; $20 for Faculty and Staff

11 a.m. // Colachis Plaza

Be Your Own Hero! Get vaccinated against the flu this season — It's The Best Protection! Flu Shots are available to faculty and staff …Read More

Painting of skeleton watering cactus plants. Humanities Center

After Lives - Immortality: Does it Matter?

4 p.m. // Saints Tekakwitha and Serra Hall, Room 200, Humanities Center

Join us for a series of panel discussions that address aspects of our mortal (and possibly immortal) condition, reflecting the vast diversit…Read More

Plate of food and details for EcoChallenge's WASTED screening: Tuesday, October 8th, at 6pm in Salomon Hall Sustainability

Screening of Anthony Bourdain’s Wasted! Documentary

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

Join your fellow EcoChallenge participants on Tuesday, October 8th, at 6pm in Salomon Hall for a documentary screening! Executively produced…Read More

Sister Dorothy Stang in Amazon rainforest of Brazil Center for Catholic Thought and Culture

Rooted in Love: Life and Death of Sister Dorothy Stang

7 p.m. // Founders Hall, Ministry Center (behind Founders Hall)

Come see Sister Nancy Murray's inspiring one-woman show with simple props and a bountiful imagination, Sister Nancy brings to life the char…Read More

Wednesday, October 9

Image of  a dove, apple and horn

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)

7 p.m. //

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Event flyer with speaker information Center for Catholic Thought and Culture

Religion, Society & the Market: The Legacy of Wilhelm Röpke

5 p.m. // Founders Hall, University Ministry Center

You are invited to the 2019 Calihan Lecture & Novak Award Presentation Reception: Open to the public (free books) Date: Wednesday, Oct…Read More

Thursday, October 10

Flu Shots At No Cost To Students University

Flu Shots Available At No Cost to Students; $20 for Faculty and Staff

11 a.m. // Colachis Plaza

Be Your Own Hero! Get vaccinated against the flu this season — it's the best protection! Flu Shots are available to faculty and staff …Read More

Social Innovation FoodFest is Oct. 10 Center for Peace and Commerce, Changemaker, Community Engagement

Social Innovation Foodfest

12 p.m. // KIPJ, Garden of the Sky

The Social Innovation Foodfest is a chance to eat great food and meet great people as you learn about how social enterprises at USD and in t…Read More

Flyer for Lunchtime Discussion Changemaker Hub, Community Engagement

Lunchtime Discussion- Migration at the US/Mexico Border

12:30 p.m. //

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Drawing of Resurrection in red chalk Hoehn Family Galleries, Fine Arts, Community Engagement

Faculty Gallery Talk: Mike Kelly

5 p.m. // Founders Hall, Hoehn Family Galleries

Speaker: Mike Kelly, Philosophy Gallery Talks are a series of informal programs that engage new voices and perspectives from our campus com…Read More

team under the net Athletics

USD Volleyball vs. Santa Clara this is an ole event

7 p.m. // Jenny Craig Pavilion

USD Volleyball takes on Santa Clara at 7 p.m. on October 10 in the Jenny Craig Pavilion. The Toreros continue to have dominating performance…Read More

Friday, October 11

Madrid 7x7 Event Alumni, Study Abroad, International

Seven-by-Seven Madrid Livestream

9:15 a.m. // Saints Tekakwitha and Serra Hall, Humanities Center, Room 200

Join us for a live stream viewing of the Seven-by-Seven (7x7) Madrid event taking place at the USD Madrid Center in Spain! Seven-by-Seven is…Read More

Saturday, October 12

2019 Womxn of Color Summit Changemaker, Conferences and Workshops

Womxn of Color Summit

9 a.m. // Hahn University Center, Forum C

Join us at the Second Annual Womxn of Color Summit. The goal of the Womxn of Color (WOC) Summit is to create a community rooted in relations…Read More

Special Education Law 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

Monday, October 14

Mata'yuum University

Mata’yuum Crossroads Dedication

5:30 p.m. // Mata'yuum Crossroads

A celebration of renaming Mission Crossroads as Mata’yuum Crossroads. In the Kumeyaay language, Mata’yuum means “gathering…Read More

Illustrated image of protestors College of Arts and Sciences

"Keep It Civil San Diego" with Special Guest Mara Elliott, San Diego City Attorney

6:30 p.m. // KIPJ, Peace and Justice Theatre

You are invited to attend the second live taping of two new episodes of the University of San Diego and the San Diego Community College Dist…Read More

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USD in the News


USD Student Makes Olympic Sport Climbing Team

Brooke Raboutou can officially call herself an Olympian. The University of San Diego sophomore became the first U.S. athlete to qualify for … Full Story


Oceanside School Bus Program Had Little Oversight From District, City

Margaret Dalton, a vice dean and professor of education law at the University of San Diego, said the practice appears improper on the face o… Full Story


Honduran Youth Pastor Granted Asylum Under Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Policy

Ev Meade, Professor at the University of San Diego, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies says that while the U.S. has taken many steps to di… Full Story


‘Operation Dress Code’ Accepting Clothing Donations For Female Veterans

A campaign to collect clothes for female veterans transitioning into civilian careers kicks off this week at the University of San Diego… Full Story

See All USD in the News

Student Photo of the Week

Sunset from the law school grad lounge

Thanks Maryam Atty for sharing this quiet evening view from the law school grad lounge!

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