USD Women's Baskeball player Maya Hood '17

Wonderfully Made

- Spring 2018

THE CONTINUING SAGA OF WOMEN’S BASKETBALL STAR MAYA HOOD  

On the far west side of the USD campus sits the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice. Behind the building is a reflection pool … Read More

Members of Founders Chapel Choir gather on the altar.

Chronicle of a Canticle

, - Spring 2018

A FAMILIAR REFRAIN: FINDING FAMILY THROUGH MUSIC

Golden light filters through stained glass. The result is dust-mote-sprinkled rays of brilliance: indigo, magenta, violet. In late afternoon, Founders Chapel has a certain reverent hush about it, at least until … Read More

USD alums Jessica '09 and Joshua '08 Denton

Opposites Attract

- Spring 2018

BEST FRIENDS BUILD A HAPPY MARRIAGE AND A BLOSSOMING BUSINESS

Most love stories begin when couples meet and sparks fly. This was not the case for Jessica ’09 and Joshua ’08 Denton.

Jessica describes … Read More

USD alumnus Jared Forester '08 (BA)

He’s Walking the Walk

- Spring 2018

PHYSICIAN’S FASCINATING JOURNEY IS JUST GETTING UNDERWAY

Jared Forrester ’08 (BA) is sitting in a hip South Park coffee house, sipping water. Outside, jackhammers pound at cement, the decibel level roughly equivalent to sitting next to a condo-sized … Read More

Watch: Chronicle of a Canticle

- Spring 2018

Current and former members of USD’s Founders Choir gathered to sing one of their most beloved songs over Homecoming and Family Weekend, “Canticle of the Turning.”

Read the USD Magazine story.

The Immaculata at night with students holding candles.

Sharing the Light

, - Fall 2017

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT CONTINUES YEAR-ROUND AT USD

The Christmas season is a time to celebrate the great gifts of life and love that have been given to us. President Harris and Michael Lovette-Colyer, Assistant VP of University Ministry, share … Read More

To Be Truly Human

, - Fall 2017

EXPLORING THE CATHOLIC INTELLECTUAL TRADITION

For two millennia, the Catholic Church has advanced a dialogue between its own faith claims and the intellectual and philosophical traditions of every age in its pursuit of truth about nature, God and … Read More

Helping hands over Puerto Rico flag

Hoops for Hurricane Relief

- Fall 2017

UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO AND ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY TO TEAM UP FOR PUERTO RICO

The men’s basketball programs at the University of San Diego and Arizona State University will team up for a charity exhibition game on … Read More

Salvador “Chava” Mercado-Cano

Act of Gratitude

, - Fall 2017

The University of San Diego, in partnership with Entravision, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by spotlighting our amazing alumni.

In the accompanying video, learn more about 2006 USD College of Arts and Sciences alumnus Salvador “Chava” Mercado-Cano and his … Read More

USD Athletic Director Bill McGillis

A Fresh Perspective

- Fall 2017

NEW ATHLETICS DIRECTOR HITS THE GROUND RUNNING

Associate Vice President for Athletics Bill McGillis may be relatively new to campus, having arrived in January 2017, but he’s definitely hit the ground running.

“… Read More

USD senior associate director of athletics for development Tyler Mariucci

Dynamic Duo

- Fall 2017

A LIGHTHEARTED INTRODUCTION TO A PAIR OF CAMPUS NEWCOMERS

While Tyler Mariucci and Marcelline Lanoue are new to USD, both are veterans of winning university athletics programs. The pair, who were brought on board by Associate … Read More