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Torero Weekly

Monday, November 11, 2019

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


Meji Jingu Shrine International, Faith, Community Engagement

The Spirit of Japan: Shinto and Gagaku

Tuesday, November 19th — Shinto is Japan’s indigenous religion that long predates the arrival of Buddhism in the sixth century via China and Korea…Read More

Parked Cars University

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

usd public safety logo University

Public Safety: Campus Training Announcement

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

Founders Chapel mass University Ministry, Faith

Remembering Our Deceased This November

At USD, we join the Catholic tradition of recognizing November as a special time of remembrance, beginning with the Feasts of All Saints and…Read More

Upcoming Events

Monday, November 11

paintbrushes, rag, pallete and tubes of paint displayed on top of a painters pallet. Humanities Center

Illume/Knapp Lecture: Making Art in the 21st Century - William Deresiewicz, PhD

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

Is this the best of times for artists — writers, musicians, filmmakers and visual artists — or is it the worst? Creation and dis…Read More

USD basketball player guarding Athletics

USD Women's Basketball vs. Towson this is an ole event

6 p.m. // Jenny Craig Pavilion

San Diego Women's Basketball returns to the Jenny Craig Pavilion for the 2019-20 season with a game versus Towson at 6 p.m. This marks the f…Read More

Tuesday, November 12

Logo of the Cubic Corporation Ahlers Center, Guest Speakers, International

Ahlers Center for International Business Speaker Series: Grace Lee

12:15 p.m. // KIPJ, Room C

“Building and Advancing your Career with a Global Portfolio” With a truly global professional career that has spanned continent…Read More

Information flyer with picture of a man and woman LGBTQ+

Let's Have A Kiki: Queer Expression; Queer(ing) Expectations

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

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Painting of skeleton watering cactus plants. Humanities Center

After Lives - Mourning and Continuing Bonds

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

Drawing of Resurrection in red chalk Hoehn Family Galleries, Arts and Culture, Speaker/Lecture Series

Faculty Gallery Talk: Brittany Asaro

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

Speaker: Brittany Asaro, Italian Gallery Talks are a series of informal programs that engage new voices and perspectives from our campus co…Read More

image of two silhouettes a man and a woman Changemaker Hub

My Story

7 p.m. // Hahn University Center, Forum C

One of the most popular events on campus. A night of storytelling and empathy that features members of the USD community and allows audience…Read More

Wednesday, November 13

There's More logo is a white microphone with the words "There's More" Humanities Center, Changemaker Hub

More Human - "Call"

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

More Human is a live storytelling event curated around different themes each month. Faculty, staff and student storytellers share meaningful…Read More

Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner

4:30 p.m. // Student Life Pavilion, Pavilion Dining

Enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner to celebrate the season with Torero friends. All-you-care-to-eat, unlimited access, buffet.…Read More

Crowd holding photos of St. Oscar Romero at a rally Center for Catholic Thought and Culture

Gene Palumbo: Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador 30th Anniversary Celebration, "Paying the Price"

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

Gene Palumbo is a freelance journalist based in El Salvador. He went to El Salvador in 1980 immediately after Archbishop Romero was murdered…Read More

Thursday, November 14

Build Peace Borderlands San Diego Tijuana November 14-16 Kroc School

Build Peace Conference 2019

5 p.m. // KIPJ

Build Peace brings together practitioners, activists, academics, policy makers, artists and technologists from around the world to share …Read More

Panoramic image of the Immaculata and Colachis Plaza Center for Catholic Thought and Culture

Franciscan Vision Series Fall 2019 Lectures

7:30 p.m. // Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Room 102

The Franciscan Vision Series Fall 2019 Lectures will be offered as follows: Thursday, October 17, 7:30 p.m. Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Room …Read More

Friday, November 15

USD Fowler Business Concept Challenge School of Business

The Inaugural Fowler Business Concept Challenge

4 p.m. // KIPJ

Welcome the spirit of entrepreneurship at the Inaugural Fowler Business Concept Challenge (FBCC), an early-stage business concept challenge …Read More

Saturday, November 16

Build Peace Borderlands San Diego Tijuana November 14-16 Kroc School

Build Peace Conference 2019

4 p.m. // KIPJ

Build Peace brings together practitioners, activists, academics, policy makers, artists and technologists from around the world to share …Read More

Sunday, November 17

Gloria Steinem College of Arts and Sciences, Speaker/Lecture Series, Community Engagement

In Conversation with Gloria Steinem

4 p.m. // Shiley Theater at Camino Hall

The College of Arts and Sciences and Warwick's bookstore present "In Conversation with Gloria Steinem." Gloria Steinem will discuss her new …Read More

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USD in the News

San Diego Union-Tribune

Playing in San Diego ‘Dream come true’

“It’s a dream come true,” said Tommy Rutherford, who’ll play his first collegiate game in San Diego. “To be in… Full Story

San Diego Metropolitan

University of San Diego MBA Program Continues to Rise

The University of San Diego School of Business MBA program rose another two spots and now ranks 58th in the nation, according to the… Full Story


U.S. Presses Mexico to Take On Cartels After Killings of U.S. Citizens

The menace of Mexican crime groups is unprecedented says David Shirk, a security expert at the University of San Diego who adds that it will… Full Story


Was YouTube Right To Censor A Controversial Video?

"As to whether YouTube was 'right' in an ethical sense is a debate without end," explained Craig Barkacs, professor of business law and… Full Story

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Student Photo of the Week

Kroc IPJ reflection pool at sunset

Thanks Janet Nguyen for sharing a beautiful sunset photo of the Kroc IPJ reflection pool! 

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