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Monday, December 9, 2019

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


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Final week: Italian Renaissance Drawings and Prints from The British Museum: Christ: Life, Death, and Resurrection

Hoehn Family Galleries Exhibit Italian Renaissance Drawings and Prints from The British Museum: Christ: Life, Death, and Resurrection …Read More

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Visit the 2019 Advent Calendar

Celebrate the holiday season with the USD Advent Calendar. Sign up today to receive daily emails with a link to the calendar where…Read More

copley finals 2019 Copley Library

Copley Library Open 24/7 until December 20th 2019

Copley Library is open 24 hours each day until the last exam on December 20th at 9 p.m. Come for the helpful library services you need to …Read More

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Reminder: Utilize Campus Donation Bins to Aid Local Disabled American Veterans

As the end of the semester approaches, the Office of Sustainability wants to remind our campus community to make use of the permanent donatio…Read More

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CHR Door Decorating Contest: Voting Week!

The doors have been decorated and now we need your help in judging! Please visit the doors during the week of December 9-13, either virtual…Read More

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USD Just Read! Now Accepting Book Suggestions for 2020-21

Every year, the USD and San Diego community selects a book for the USD Just Read! program, based on the social challenge theme designated by…Read More

Upcoming Events

Monday, December 9

image of stone statue of Mary an baby Jesus Faith

Solemnity of Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

// The Immaculata

Today, December 9, is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a day which celebrates the conception of Mary …Read More

Humanities Center Honors Department

Fall 2019 Honors Colloquium

2:30 p.m. // Saints Tekakwitha and Serra Hall, Humanities Center

Delaney Casten and Melody Day will publicly present their Honors thesis projects on Monday, December 9th. Presentations will be held in the …Read More

loma hall Languages, Cultures and Literatures

French Film: Carmen

7 p.m. // Belanich Engineering Center (Loma Hall), Room 318

Highly acclaimed cinematic version of Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen. Julia Migenes-Johnson's freckled, gamine Carmen is the chief glory…Read More

Tuesday, December 10

Let's Have A Kiki: Found Family flyer. December 10 from 12:30 - 2 in SLP 424. LGBTQ+ at USD

Let's Have A Kiki: Found Family

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

Our final Kiki of the semester is approaching, this one about the idea of Found Family. Found Family/Family of Choice is a topic that is rel…Read More

Mariachi violinist in performance Department of Music

Gamelan Ensemble and Mariachi Ensemble Concert

7:30 p.m. // Shiley Theater at Camino Hall

This concert features the Gamelan Ensemble, performing music of Bali, Indonesia, and the Mariachi Ensemble. Hirotaka Inuzuka and David Harni…Read More

Wednesday, December 11

Virtual Open House Master of Arts in Social Innovation Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. The Kroc School, Social Innovation

Master of Arts in Social Innovation Virtual Open House

11 a.m. // Online Webinar

Join the Kroc School for an interactive Open House Webinar. Learn about the unique opportunities found at the Kroc School. …Read More

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Holiday Dinner

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

A USD Tradition not to be missed! Enjoy a festive "Galactic Christmas" holiday dinner with Torero friends. All-you-care-to-eat, unlimited …Read More

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

More Human — "Apart"

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

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Collective Conversations: USD Student Activism this is an ole event

5:30 p.m. //

Along with USD students leaders, join us to discuss the intersectionality of activism and student action at USD. …Read More

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You Can Master Motivation

6 p.m. // KIPJ, Conference Room ABC

How do you motivate yourself? Don’t wait or depend on leaders, teachers, and parents to create an environment that is optimally motiv…Read More

Jazz Ensemble in Performance Department of Music

Jazz Ensemble Concert

7:30 p.m. // Shiley Theater at Camino Hall

The USD Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Justin Grinnell, will perform well-known vocal and instrumental jazz standards featuring a spe…Read More

Thursday, December 12

flyer image with program name The Mulvaney Center for Community, Awareness and Social Action

Innovation Bootcamp

9:30 a.m. // Valencia Park / Malcolm X Library | 5148 Market Street, San Diego CA 92114

The 3-hour Innovative Bootcamp workshop focuses on providing useful information about taking your business to the next level. Topics include…Read More

Sunday, December 15

Brunch Holiday University

Christmas Brunch with Santa

10 a.m. // La Gran Terraza

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

2 p.m. // Jenny Craig Pavilion

San Diego Women's Basketball returns to the Jenny Craig Pavilion to  take on PAC-12 opponent Washington. This marks only the second mee…Read More

Monday, December 16

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2019 Fall Finals Study Spaces

2 p.m. //

We have compiled a list of all the study spaces around campus for this Finals week. Please click on the location to view the operational hou…Read More

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USD in the News

CNN en Español

Analista Sobre Retirada de Kamala Harris: “Es una Pérdida Para el Partido Demócrata”

El analista David Shirk de la Universidad de San Diego, habla sobre la senadora Kamala Harris quien dio por terminada su aspiración p… Full Story

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University of San Diego MBA Ranks among the Top 10 Green MBAs in Nation

The University of San Diego School of Business ranks No. 10 Best Green MBA in the U.S. and No. 2 in California, according to the Princeton R… Full Story


Issa Says Trump Clemency for Hunter Could Save Imprisonment Costs

Casey Dominguez, a political science professor at the University of San Diego, said a Trump intervention also could create a headache for th… Full Story

ABC 10

USD Forum on Getting Into the Cybersecurity Industry

Right now there are more than 8,000 cybersecurity jobs open in San Diego and not enough qualified professionals to fill them.… Full Story

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Student Photo of the Week

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Thanks Nadeaja Shaheed for capturing a rare sighting of a rainbow next to the Immaculata! 

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