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Torero Weekly

Monday, February 10, 2020

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


USD News Minute University

Watch: USD News Minute for Feb. 10

USD News Minute: What you need to know this week at USD…Read More

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USD Votes! California's Voter Registration Deadline is February 18. Register today!

Voter registration deadlines are coming soon! Have you made your plan to vote? Your plan to vote should include your answers to the …Read More

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University Operations Open House

University Operations will be holding an Open House featuring Facilities, Human Resources, Athletics, Public Safety, Parking Services, Tram …Read More

Black History Month events at USD for 2020 University, Community Engagement

Black History Month: February Celebratory Events at USD

February is Black History Month and several activities to recognize and celebrate it are planned at the University of San Diego courtesy of …Read More

#Let's talk about HD - Huntington's Disease Society of America Center for Catholic Thought and Culture

Documentary Screening: "Dancing at the Vatican"

“Dancing at the Vatican,” a short documentary featuring Latin American Huntington’s disease-afflicted families’ rema…Read More

3rd annual Peace Innovators - Stories Shaping a New Reality The Kroc School, Changemaker

Join us for Peace Innovators 2020!

Creating a better world requires new ways of tackling old challenges. For the third consecutive year, Peace Innovators highlights USD's thou…Read More

"The Grace of SIlence" book cover University, Community Engagement

The Depths of Black Silence

Panel with moderator Vanjury Dozier and USD Professors Channon Sierra Miller and Cory Charles Gooding to discuss Michele Norris' book…Read More

Michele Norris Copley 2020 University, Community Engagement

Michele Norris- Eavesdropping on America's Conversation on Race

San Diego Public Library and the University of San Diego Presents Michele Norris- "Eavesdropping on America's Conversation on Race"…Read More

Law Parking Lot Phase 2 Jan 24-March 1, 2020 University

Renaissance Plan Progress - Law School Parking Lot Impacts

As part of the Renaissance Plan, work in the Law School Parking Lot has begun. Construction crews are creating several large temporary …Read More

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Ahlers Center for International Business Speaker Series: Marcel Smits

Join the Ahlers Center for International Business on Wednesday, February 19th to hear from Marcel Smits, Head of Corporate Strategy and Chai…Read More

Summer Sessions 2020 flyer Summer & Intersession Office

Summer Sessions 2020 Online Registration

USD Community: To view a list of all the courses available during Summer Sessions 2020 please visit or search …Read More

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 12

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The Master's in Executive Leadership Experience

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 // 7:30 a.m. // KIPJ, Rooms BCD

Are you being called to lead at a higher level in your organization? Dr. Rangapriya (Priya) Kannan-Narasimhan will moderate a discussion…Read More

Microphone with the words There's More Humanities Center, Changemaker Hub

More Human Series - "Flop"

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 // 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. Storytellers share meaningful experiences or challenges …Read More

Thursday, February 13

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University Operations Open House

Thursday, February 13, 2020 // 12 p.m. // Hahn University Center, Forums A & B

University Operations will be holding an Open House featuring members from Facilities Management, Human Resources, Athletics, Public Safety,…Read More

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V2 Pitch Competition 2020: All You Need to Know

Thursday, February 13, 2020 // 12:30 p.m. // KIPJ, Rooms AB

Are you ready to take your business idea to the next level? How about winning seed money to make it happen, without strings attached other …Read More

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

Thursday, February 13, 2020 // 6 p.m. // Jenny Craig Pavilion

USD Women's basketball takes on Pacific on February 13th at 6:00 pm in the Jenny Craig Pavilion. It is also National Girls and Women in Spor…Read More

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Franciscan Vision Series Spring 2020 Lectures

Thursday, February 13, 2020 // 7:30 p.m. // Founders Hall, French Parlor

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 7:30 PM University of San Diego, Founders Hall, French Parlor Laity as Co-Creators of the Franciscan Tradition: Fi…Read More

Friday, February 14

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Valentine's Dinner at La Gran Terraza

Friday, February 14, 2020 // 5 p.m. // La Gran Terraza

Enjoy a romantic dinner with your sweetheart. Choose from a delectable prix fixe menu with optional wine pairings.…Read More

Saturday, February 15

clowning workshop flyer with red nose prop Department of Theatre

Clowning Workshop with Chris Bayes

Saturday, February 15, 2020 // 11 a.m. // Sacred Heart Hall, Dance Studio, Room 101

The Department of Theatre is delighted to invite you to an exciting workshop on Saturday, February 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. …Read More

Monday, February 17

Debating Pornography by Lori Watson Humanities Center

Illume College Lecture: Lori Watson, PhD - Sex Equality and Liberalism

Monday, February 17, 2020 // 5 p.m. // Saints Tekakwitha and Serra Hall, Room 200, Humanities Center

Lori Watson, PhD, professor and chair of USD’s Department of Philosophy, is one of the most important feminist philosophers currently …Read More

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USD in the News


Warriors' Mike Brown to Coach Olympic-Bound Nigeria Men's Hoops Team

Nigeria will be appearing in the Olympics' men's basketball competition for the third straight time with former University of San Diego guar… Full Story

Rancho Santa Fe Review

Torrey Pines, Canyon Crest Alums Launch Amazon Marketing Company

University of San Diego School of Business alumni Justin Rapoport and Jon Fuller (who was business valedictorian), along with Nate Neeley, h… Full Story

San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego’s Economic Future Looks Good, Except for Housing, Say Experts

“What are you going to do? Four people per house?” said speaker Chris Thornberg at the event hosted by the university’s Sc… Full Story

San Diego Union-Tribune

Econometer: Could Coronavirus Kickstart a Recession?

Alan Gin, University of San Diego: YES: It all depends on how long it takes China to contain the virus. China is a much bigger part of the w… Full Story

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Student Photo of the Week

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Thanks Elisa Lurkis for this breathtaking, colorful campus horizon photo looking out to the ocean!

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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