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Torero Weekly

Tuesday, September 8, 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 September 8

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

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Torero BluePrint: USD's Fall 2020 Campus Plan

San Diego County was recently taken off the State of California’s watch list and there are new state COVID-19 industry recommendations…Read More

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USD Daily Health Screening Survey

In order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the University of San Diego requires each person affiliated with the campus to inform us if you…Read More

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On-Campus Temperature Screening Locations, Operating Hours

Before entering any campus buildings, faculty and staff will report to one of the temperature screening locations listed below. The individu…Read More

Founder's Chapel School of Law


Due to the ongoing restrictions on gatherings issued by the State of California Governor's Office and the County of San Diego, the Red Mass …Read More

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2020-2021 Women PeaceMakers Focused on Improving Partnerships and Addressing Security to End Cycles of Violence

As we move into this new decade, women peacebuilders from around the world are facing enormous challenges as they work to build more inclu…Read More

Image of house Urgent Challenges Collective, Changemaker, Politics and Law, Community Engagement

Understanding the Upcoming Ballot Measure on Affordable Housing

The San Diego Housing Federation, in collaboration with other stakeholders, has proposed a $900 million housing bond for the November 2020…Read More

GET Food Delivery University

Mobile Food Delivery Available

USD Dining offers 'GET Mobile'. Quickly and easily order meals from your phone or computer and schedule a convenient meal time of your…Read More

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Copley Library’s Fall Workshop Series

Register now for one of the library’s fall workshops, being held via Zoom this semester. You can learn more about topics like, using…Read More

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Safe Space Allies Training

In this training, participants will: Explore anti-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) bias in their lives; Esta…Read More

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 9

Pen on top of Financial Statistics Conferences and Workshops, Community Engagement, Guest Speakers, COVID-19, Remote Learning

Financial Solutions for Your Organization During Uncertain Times

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 // 2 p.m. // Zoom

Bank of America, in partnership with The Nonprofit Institute invites you to participate in a facilitated discussion.…Read More

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All Change Here: Pandemics and Transformation // Transforming a City: London’s Great Plague of 1665

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 // 4 p.m. // Zoom

Feared enough to figure among the four dreaded horsemen of the Apocalypse, pandemics bring with them both destruction and rebirth. …Read More

Thursday, September 10

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Torero Rewind Game of the Week - USD Football vs. Davidson (2018)

Thursday, September 10, 2020 // 12 p.m. // Facebook

Relive one of the greatest USD football games ever with a replay of the 2018 matchup between USD and Davidson with the Pioneer Football Leag…Read More

headshots of Timone Davis and Karen Teel Catholic Social Thought, Changemaker, Community Engagement, Faith, Remote Learning, Toreros Together

Catholic Perspectives on Racism and White Supremacy Series: From Hopeful to Hope-Filled: Storytelling for Community Transformation

Thursday, September 10, 2020 // 12:30 p.m. // Zoom

Please join us via Zoom for the Catholic Perspectives on Racism and White Supremacy Series  "From Hopeful to Hope-Filled: Storytelling…Read More

QPR Training Center for Health and Wellness Promotion

September Virtual QPR Trainings

Thursday, September 10, 2020 // 12:30 p.m. //

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and as we find ourselves navigating multiple and compounding crises it is critical for us to …Read More

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To Be Young, Gifted and Black: Open Your Heart To What I Mean

Thursday, September 10, 2020 // 1 p.m. // Zoom

Please join us for our first Engineering Exchange for Social Justice (ExSJ) event of the year, Thursday, September 10th 1-2pm on Zoom. …Read More

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Thoughtful Thursdays: A Weekly Guided Meditation for the USD Community

Thursday, September 10, 2020 // 4 p.m. // Zoom

Every Thursday at 4 p.m., we invite our USD community to pause and reflect on the past week, noticing challenges faced and gifts…Read More

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USD in the News


USD Education Leader Joins Panel Discussion on Racial Justice for Teachers, Administrators

Dr. Joi Spencer, Interim Dean at the University of San Diego’s School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES), spoke on her role … Full Story

The Property Chronicle

Why a Real Estate Degree Really Matters?

Dr. Norman Miller, Hahn Chair of Real Estate Finance, wrote an article on why a real estate degree really matters. Miller stated that studyi… Full Story

The San Diego Union Tribune

Commentary: The Asylum System Doesn’t Protect People Fleeing Violence as it Should. Here’s How to Fix it.

Dr. Everard Meade, Professor of Practice at USD's Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, wrote an Op-Ed in the San Diego Union Tribune on the… Full Story

10 News San Diego

Access to a COVID Vaccine in 2020 Won't Expand Beyond 'Phase 1' Individuals, Documents Suggest

Dr. Mary Barger, Associate Professor of Nursing in the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, spoke with 10 News reporter Derek Staahl a… Full Story

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Torero Photo of the Week

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Calling all Toreros! We want to feature you in "Torero Photo of the Week." Send us original photos that convey your Torero experience wherever you are,  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 Marketing and 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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