Karene Evenson '60 and Russ Caine '85

Waxing Nostalgic

- Fall 2010

ANNIVERSARY ALUMS REFLECT ON HALCYON DAYS AT ALCALÀ PARK

As formative life experiences go, college graduation has to rank right up there with, well, just about anything, right?

Think about it. It’s the curtain call … Read More

Alumnus Ghulam Ishaq Hassan '10

Risky Business

- Fall 2010

FROM AFGHANISTAN TO AMERICA AND BACK AGAIN

In order to truly “be the change you wish to see in the world,” you may have to leave behind the things you love. Such as leaving your home country of … Read More

Faculty Members Jaime Alonso Gomez and Thomas Copeland

World Class

, - Fall 2010

RENOWNED FACULTY JOINS SBA

Most business schools would be happy to add just one internationally recognized scholar to their faculty, but USD managed to land two of the biggest names in one year.

Thomas Copeland (at … Read More

Student examining specimen under a microscope

Guts And Glory

, - Fall 2010

COLLABORATION SPARKS HEALTHY INTEREST IN SCIENCE

Turns out, fish parts speak volumes, even under the rookie scalpels of local high school science students. Guided last fall by USD biology professor Sue Lowery, Mater Dei Science Academy students learned … Read More

hand drawn doodle illustration of a student enjoying learning

The ELDA Principle

- Fall 2010

HOW ASPIRING PRINCIPALS LEARN TO READ

Fabiola Bagula noticed a boy was showing up to school clad in too-small, pink flip-flops. So she went to Wal-Mart and bought him a pair of shoes. How’s that for getting … Read More

silhouettes of Haitians against a cloudy sky

After Shock

, - Fall 2010

LENDING A HAND TO SURVIVORS OF HAITI’S DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE

When a 7.2 magnitude quake rocked Haiti in the early evening hours of Jan. 12, 2010, it was the strongest temblor the country had undergone since the 16th century. The capital … Read More

Gail and Tony Dimitroff

In the Pursuit of Peace

, - Fall 2010

THE FRED J. HANSON FOUNDATION, THROUGH GAIL AND TONY DIMITROFF, IS COMMITTED TO MAKING REAL CHANGE IN THE WORLD

When it comes to inspiration, Gail Dimitroff is never at a loss. Emotions range from pride to confidence to … Read More

Less is More

- Fall 2010

HOW USD HELPS PROTECT THE PLANET

Social sustainability is just one facet of USD’s commitment to preserving resources and protecting the planet. From energy-producing solar panels to a tram system fueled by recycled vegetable oil, Alcalá Park … Read More

Alumnus Braulio Castillo '89

Staying the Course

- Fall 2010

OVERCOMING ADVERSITY IS ROUTINE FOR BRAULIO CASTILLO

For generations, countless thousands of migrant farm workers have toiled in the vast expanses of onion and melon fields spread across Southern California’s Imperial Valley. Theirs is a line of … Read More

illustration of hands touching the globe

The Human Touch

, - Fall 2010

“Whoa! … you’re not going to throw that whole coffee cup in the recycle bin, are you?”

USD Director of Sustainability Michael Catanzaro is doing a pretty serviceable impersonation of an exasperated third-grade teacher; his folded arms and … Read More