Watch: Empathy is Served

, - Summer 2018

Every month during the school year, in conjunction with University Ministry, students from the University of San Diego prepare dinner, deliver it and dine with residents of Rachel’s Night Shelter, a residence for homeless women.

photo of book with flower

R.I.P. Lee F. Gerlach

- USD History

Two USD alumni wrote separately to the magazine this spring to urge us to share news of the passing of  the man one describes as “legendary,” Professor Emeritus Lee. F. Gerlach, who died on May 30, 2017 at the age of 96.Read More

Brandie Bramsen Sinha ‘02, ‘06 (MSRE)

Skipping the Quiet Life

- Issue, Spring 2018

NO COMFORT ZONES NEEDED FOR THIS WORLD TRAVELER

Crank up the enthusiasm level to 10 when talking with Brandie Bramsen Sinha ‘02, ‘06 (MSRE). Scratch that, she’s got more enough for both of you. And she’s not afraid to … Read More

students at commencement

Commencement Correction

- Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 issue of USD Magazine‘s “Mark Your Calendar” page listed incorrect information for undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremonies. The correct information is as follows:

Graduate Commencement Ceremonies

Saturday, … Read More

USD alumnus R.J. Martin '91 (BA)

Changing Paradise

- Spring 2018

BUILDING AFFORDABLE, ENERGY-EFFICIENT HOMES IN HAWAII

The numbers illustrate the extreme financial challenges of home ownership on a tropical island paradise: the median home in Hawaii costs $605,000, nearly $100,000 more than a comparable house in San Diego.Read More

Student looks over the San Diego skyline from the USD campus.

Spring 2018 Class Notes

- Spring 2018

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MICHELE (GENNETTE) LITTON (BA) volunteers at St. John the Apostle in Leesburg, Virginia, where she leads Bible study and a widow’s group, the Next Chapter, and teaches English as a … Read More

Opening the Earth

- Spring 2018

FINDING RESILIENCE, STRENGTH AND GRACE IN THE HEIGHTS OF THE PERUVIAN ANDES

It’s a very long way from the small town of Marshall, Michigan, to the breathtaking stark isolation of the Peruvian Andes. Marshall is where Eric … Read More