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

Supply Chain Explorer

- Spring 2018

CHRIS PEYRE, ’04 (MBA) SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND FINANCE

For centuries, the word “Amazon” conjured images of a journey filled with challenge and mystery. For those early explorers whose curiosity surpassed their fears, the Amazon became a … Read More

USD Board of Trustees Chair Don Knauss alongside his wife, Ellie.

Good for Business

- Spring 2018

DONALD AND ELLIE KNAUSS MAKE $20 MILLION GIFT

For the record, the $20 million leadership gift that Donald and Ellie Knauss made to USD’s School of Business really is a donation. But at the ceremony announcing the gift in … Read More

USD students learn about various career paths on Torero Treks.

The Future is Now

- Spring 2018

TORERO TREKS HELP CHART CAREER PATHS

Students waited patiently for the bus, excited — and a bit nervous. Their participation wasn’t a given; it’s a competitive process to be selected to attend one of USD’s Torero … Read More

USD Basketball player Cameron Neubauer

Getting to Know … Cameron Neubauer

, - Spring 2018

HOMETOWN: Berlin, Germany.

POSITION: Forward.

STATS: Started all 31 games his junior season. Converted 42 percent of shots from the field, 33 percent from three-point range and 73 percent from the free-throw line. Member of U-18 German National Team.Read More

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