Laura and Jeff Mankey

A Life Lived in Service

- Spring 2008

ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND TO HONOR FALLEN NAVAL RESERVE OFFICER

Laura (Berwager) Mankey was a woman with a plan, but in her case, that plan was always flexible.

“Laura was one of those people everybody wishes they … Read More

Medical illustration/self-portrait of USD alumna Vanessa Ruiz

Underneath it All

- Spring 2008

MEDICAL ILLUSTRATION + POP CULTURE = WEB LOG

She’s become something of an ambassador for medical illustrators, yet her career is in its nascency.

Vanessa Ruiz’s blog, dubbed “Street Anatomy,” fills a void when it comes … Read More

Barack Obama alongside Betsy Myers '82.

Politics, as Usual

- Spring 2008

OVERSEEING DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS OF BARACK OBAMA IS A PERFECT FIT FOR BETSY MYERS

It was the ultimate start-up, and Betsy Myers was the perfect person for the job.

She’d spent the recent years of her … Read More

USD Board of Trustees Chair Darlene Marcos Shiley

Meet Madame Chair

- Spring 2008

DARLENE MARCOS SHILEY TAKES THE HELM

There aren’t enough adjectives in the dictionary to describe Darlene Marcos Shiley’s irrepressible personality. Words like eloquent, funny, passionate, authentic and likable spring to mind, as does the simple fact … Read More

USD alumnus John Bowman

Never a Dull Moment

- Spring 2008

DECADES AFTER GRADUATION, ALUM’S BOND WITH COLLEGE FOR MEN REMAINS STRONG

For the past 81 years, John Bowman ‘60 (M.A. ‘73) has seldom experienced a dull moment. For proof, just ask this well-spoken, well-read man about the details of … Read More

Aerial view of the University of San Diego

Spring 2008 Class Notes

- Spring 2008

 1950s

[1953]

TERRY (TRUITT) WHITCOMB (B.A.) was re-elected for a second term to the executive committee of the San Diego Museum of Art. She also serves on the policy committee and chairs the acquisitions committee. In … Read More