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Torero Weekly

Monday, October 12, 2020

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

Announcements

USD News Minute University

Watch: USD News Minute for October 12

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

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Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations to the University of San Diego Class of 2020!…Read More

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

USD Homecoming and Family Week 2020 is Here!

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

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Support #ToreroTuesday 2020 Tomorrow!

This year's Torero Tuesday is tomorrow! Join USD alumni, parents and friends from across the globe to change thousands of students' lives…Read More

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Copley Library Limited Reopening: Reserve a Seat Today

Beginning October 5th, Copley Library is open to current USD students for individual quiet study by reservation only. Seats are available fo…Read More

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USD COVID-19 Dashboard

The University of San Diego is committed to transparency as it communicates information pertaining to COVID-19. This dashboard…Read More

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USD Health and Safety Guidelines, On-Campus Hours of Operation

As we work diligently to prepare our campus for students, we wanted to provide the campus community updated information about…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 and 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

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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 December 2020 Special Session Information and Registration

The university has made the decision to hold a Special Session in December 2020 along with our traditional Intersession in January 2021. Spe…Read More

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Fall 2020 Student Success Summit

All students, faculty, staff and administrators are encouraged to participate in the next Student Success Summit scheduled for Wednesday, Oc…Read More

Fall 2020 I3@USD Alumni Success, Changemaker, Community Outreach, Faculty and Staff, Student Success, Engineering Exchange, Toreros Together

The Fall 2020 I3@USD Magazine is here!

USD's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering Fall 2020 issue of I3@USD celebrates the success and contributions of our dedicated alumni…Read More

UFMC October events Changemaker, Community Engagement, International, Remote Learning, Toreros Together

United Front Multicultural Commons October 2020 Events

Join the UFMC fun with our October events! The UFMC serves as an educational resource, working to contest the dominance of prejudice and int…Read More

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 12

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Virtually Hike the John Muir Trail this is an ole event

Monday, October 12, 2020 // Virtual

Considered "America's most beautiful trail," this virtual hike of the John Muir Trail (Nüümü Poyo) will showcase the beauty …Read More

Tuesday, October 13

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Torero Tuesday 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 // Virtual

This year's Torero Tuesday will be on October 13! Join USD alumni, parents and friends from the globe to change thousands of students' …Read More

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Ahlers Center for International Business Virtual Speaker Series: Cesar Buenrostro

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 // 12 p.m. // Zoom

Mr. Buenrostro will highlight critical changes to the new USMCA and the impact on key industries in the Cali-Baja region, notably the automo…Read More

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

FORTIFY: The Racial Equity Series

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 // 12 p.m. // Zoom

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

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Creativity is the Radical Spark

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 // 12:30 p.m. // Zoom

Join the Center for Peace and Commerce for a conversation about creativity. If we have any hope to fix the world's most pressing problems, …Read More

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Collective Conversations: Can You Spot the Performative Activism? this is an ole event

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 // 1 p.m. // Zoom

The Commons invites you to our first Collective Conversations of the academic year! We will discuss performative activism and how to …Read More

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Engineering & Computing Career Fair

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 // 1 p.m. // Virtual

Join us virtually for USD's annual Engineering & Computing Career Fair on Tuesday, October 13th, from 1pm to 4pm PST. …Read More

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Care for Our Common Home: Environmental Justice and Sustainability Across Disciplines

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 // 4 p.m. // Zoom

Focusing each week on a particular theme – Water, Energy, Food, Extinction – speakers from the arts, humanities, sciences, and …Read More

Wednesday, October 14

Skyline Politics and Law, Changemaker, Conferences and Workshops, Community Engagement, Remote Learning, Toreros Together

A Conversation About Housing with Gary Geiler, Deputy Director of Development, City of San Diego

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 // 12:30 p.m. // Zoom

Join Gary Geiler, Deputy Director for San Diego’s Development Services Department, for a discussion of housing through the lens of aff…Read More

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State of the University with President Harris

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 // 4 p.m. // Virtual

President Harris will share how USD is experiencing a defining moment and detail how the university plans to deepen its commitment to its in…Read More

Thursday, October 15

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Torero Rewind Game of the Week – USD Football vs. Dayton (2018)

Thursday, October 15, 2020 // 12 p.m. // Facebook

To help celebrate Homecoming week, re-watch the tightly-contested USD football game against Dayton from the 2018 Homecoming Week…Read More

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Catholic Perspectives on Racism and White Supremacy Series, Dr. Tia Noelle Pratt

Thursday, October 15, 2020 // 12:30 p.m. // Zoom

Please join us via Zoom for the Catholic Perspectives on Racism and White Supremacy Series Dr. Tia Noelle Pratt, President and Director of …Read More

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ExSJ Speaker Event and Scholars Awards Presentation

Thursday, October 15, 2020 // 1 p.m. // Zoom

Please join us for an Engineering Exchange for Social Justice (ExSJ) talk by Dr. Joel Alejandro (Alex) Mejia followed by the awarding of the…Read More

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Thoughtful Thursdays: A Weekly Guided Meditation for the USD Community

Thursday, October 15, 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

Saturday, October 17

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Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, October 17, 2020 // 1 p.m. // Virtual

Congratulations to the University of San Diego Class of 2020! We recognize and honor your…Read More

Monday, October 19

Meals on Wheels Program Alumni, Changemaker, Community Engagement, Toreros Together

Homecoming and Family Week Community Service Project

Monday, October 19, 2020 // All San Diego County Meals on Wheels location

USD is excited to partner with Meals on Wheels for a Homecoming and Family Week community service project! Please help us contribute to a …Read More

Virtual Open House with Campus Image of Immaculata and Sunrise Admissions, Alumni, Conferences and Workshops, Community Engagement, Student Success

SOLES Virtual Open House Week

Monday, October 19, 2020 // 9 a.m. // Zoom

Join us for our virtual program sessions hosted on October 19-23 by our highly-respected and renowned faculty. With degr…Read More

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Faculty Travel Seminar: The Historical Roots of the Current Immigration Crisis from a Catholic Perspective

Monday, October 19, 2020 // 10 a.m. // Zoom

Please join Esteban del Rio, Communication Studies, David Miller, History, Victor Carmona, Theology and Religious Studies, and Dr. Jeffrey…Read More

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USD in the News

THE CHRONICLE

Professors, Senators Cory Booker and Chris Murphy discuss NIL rules and student-athlete ‘exploitation’

Leonard Simon, adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law, continued Friday’s conversation on NIL by contrasting t… Full Story

FORTUNE

No More Gimmicks: How to Actually Get More Young People Voting

Casey Dominguez, professor of political science and international relations at the University of San Diego, explains the role schools and go… Full Story

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Here’s Why Armenian Americans in Southern California Are Protesting

Philip Gamaghelyan, an assistant professor at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego, and co-founder of the… Full Story

NBC 7 San Diego

Professors Mail Lab Kits to Remedy Remote Learning Challenges for Students

USD professors, Dr. Jennifer Prairie and Dr. Ruth Coffey, who both teach the Intro to Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences class, shared how they … Full Story

See All USD in the News

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.*

Send your photo to dcim@sandiego.edu


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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