Parent and child embrace during USD's OLE Weekend, 2017.

Olé Weekend 2017

, - Fall 2017

The excitement of a new semester is palpable on the University of San Diego campus this fall. Emotions were evident as we welcomed students to campus over Olé Weekend, which took place on September 1-5, 2017.

 

Antique view of Rome, Italy, with the Vatican and the San Angelo castle. Engraving by Giovanni Barberi, published in the book Veduti di Roma (1809).

On a Mission From God

- Fall 2017

CONNECTING CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT WITH USD’S ACADEMIC MISSION

When the University of San Diego celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2024, it hopes to do so as the institution that “set the standard for an engaged, contemporary … Read More

Motion gif of astronaut images

To Boldly Go …

, - Fall 2017

A MOST EXCELLENT ADVENTURE AWAITS NASA ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES MATTHEW DOMINICK ’05 AND JONATHAN KIM ’12

What does it say about a relatively small liberal arts university that one sixth of NASA’s 2017 astronaut class — two out of just 12 candidates — are … Read More

USD Men's Soccer Coach Seamus McFadden and Brian Quinn

Gooooal Oriented

- Fall 2017

SEAMUS MCFADDEN’S INCREDIBLE RUN AS MEN’S SOCCER COACH COMES TO A CLOSE 

Seamus McFadden came to USD in 1979 with a prodigious task before him: create a Division I soccer program from scratch. When McFadden steps down … Read More

White sage plant in USD's Kumeyaay Garden

Native Beauty

- Fall 2017

HONORING THE KUMEYAAY PEOPLE

Kumeyaay Garden is the new name of the University of San Diego’s Tecolote Memorial Garden, celebrating that our campus is located upon the traditional territory of the Kumeyaay people, a Native … Read More

Beauty shot of USD campus

Fall 2017 Class Notes

- Fall 2017

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FATHER DAVID PAUL BALTZ, MCCJ (BA) was ordained a Comboni Missionary priest in 1967 after theology studies in Italy. In 1975, he was assigned to work with the Logbara people in Uganda. On … Read More

Bishop John Dolan

A Joyful Spirit

, - Fall 2017

POPE FRANCIS NAMES JOHN DOLAN ’85 AUXILIARY BISHOP

This spring, His Holiness Pope Francis appointed Fr. John P. Dolan ’85 (BA) as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of San Diego; he took up his duties in June 2017. In … Read More

USD students on a Torero Trek to Adobe.

Meeting of Minds

, - Fall 2017

PARTNERSHIP AIMS TO TURN CAREER DREAMS INTO REALITY 

Toreros helping Toreros. As the University of San Diego approaches its 75th anniversary in 2024, the focus is on student success. Professional development is at the heart of this mission, evidenced … Read More

Colin Supko

Keeping the Faith

- Fall 2017

USD’S ALUMNI VETERAN NETWORK KEEPS TOREROS CONNECTED 

While deployed to Afghanistan in 2004 as a Navy SEAL, Colin Supko’s teammate received word that his wife had been robbed at gunpoint while selling a car through … Read More