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Torero Weekly

Monday, September 14, 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 14

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

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UPDATED: On-Campus Temperature Screening Locations, Operating Hours, Effective Sept. 14

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

Homecoming and Family Week 2020 Alumni, Athletics, Community Engagement, Toreros Together

USD Homecoming and Family Week 2020

Get ready for a virtual Torero experience for the whole family! Connect with USD and your fellow alumni, families, and friends wherever you …Read More

UFMC Latinx Heritage Month Celebration Changemaker, Community Engagement, International, Toreros Together

UFMC Latinx Heritage Month Celebration

Join the UFMC in celebrating Latinx Heritage Month! We will be posting on our IG @usdufmc to keep you engaged, informed and inspired.…Read More

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Fall 2020 USD Magazine

Toreros continue to show resiliency and an innovative mindset to overcoming humanity’s most urgent challenges. Our cover stor…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

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 15

Water can pouring water on sprouting plants Conferences and Workshops, Community Engagement, Remote Learning, Toreros Together

FORTIFY: The Racial Equity Series

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 // 12 p.m. // Zoom

FORTIFY: The Racial Equity Series is a six-part series beginning September 15, running …Read More

Wednesday, September 16

painting of the horseman of the Apocalypse with the text "All Change Here: Pandemics and Transformation" on top Humanities Center

All Change Here: Pandemics and Transformation // Transforming History

Wednesday, September 16, 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 17

throwback game graphic volleyball Athletics

Torero Rewind Game of the Week – USD Volleyball vs. BYU (2019)

Thursday, September 17, 2020 // 12 p.m. // Facebook

A top-25 matchup with first place in the WCC on the line. Watch the five-set thriller between the #24 Toreros and #10 BYU in the JCP from th…Read More

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USD Conversations: Constitution Day and The 19th Amendment

Thursday, September 17, 2020 // 12 p.m. // Virtual

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, which prohibits the states and the federal government from …Read More

Headshots of Dr. Teel and Dr. White Catholic Social Thought, Changemaker, Community Engagement, Faith, Toreros Together

Catholic Perspectives on Racism and White Supremacy Series: Embodied Spirituality: Resistance and Resilience in a Culture of White Privilege

Thursday, September 17, 2020 // 12:30 p.m. // Zoom

Please join us via Zoom for the Catholic Perspectives on Racism and White Supremacy Series "Embodied Spirituality: Resistance and Resilienc…Read More

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Thoughtful Thursdays: A Weekly Guided Meditation for the USD Community

Thursday, September 17, 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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Dan Misleh, Catholic Climate Covenant, "Laudato Si’ at 5: Climate Change and the Coming Election"

Thursday, September 17, 2020 // 5:30 p.m. // Zoom

Please join us via Zoom for Dan Misleh, Catholic Climate Covenant "Laudato Si’ at 5: Climate Change and the Coming Election" Septemb…Read More

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Industry Networking: Biotech

Thursday, September 17, 2020 // 5:30 p.m. // Virtual

Please join fellow USD alumni and students for the following industry-focused virtual networking night: Mix and mingle (virtually!) with fell…Read More

Friday, September 18

Rosh Hashanah 2020

Rosh Hashanah

Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 - Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 //

Rosh Hashanah begins on the evening of Friday, Sept. 18 and ends in the evening of Sunday, Sept. 20.

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USD in the News

ABC 10

USD Grad Student Travels The Country During Remote Internship

USD graduate student, Shannon McNamara, traveled across the country after learning that her overseas internship with the United Nation would… Full Story

NBC 7 San Diego

San Diego Unified School Board Up for Grabs

Evan Crawford, PhD, assistant professor of political science at USD, provided insight into the San Diego Unified School Board elections and … Full Story

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Should San Diego Have Suspended Parking Violations for Another Month?

Norm Miller, Hahn Chair of Real Estate Finance, and Alan Gin, economics professor at the University of San Diego School of Business believe … Full Story

U.S. News & World Report

University of San Diego Ranks #88 Overall Among National Universities

The University of San Diego ranked No. 88 in the 2021 list of best national universities released Monday, moving up three spots from 2020 an… 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.

To learn more about Torero Weekly or to submit an event, please review the Torero Weekly web page on the University Marketing and Communications website.

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