Olivia Hernandez with San Diego Mayor Kevin Falcolner

Filling His Shoes

- Summer 2017

THE POWER OF COMMUNITY PROVES INSPIRATIONAL

“Good morning, Madame President,” my coach enthused, shaking me from my early morning daze. Then, after introducing Dr. Harris as the newest (temporary) addition to USD’s cross country and … Read More

View from behind of four doctors in hospital corridor walking away from camera.

Healing Process

- Summer 2017

USD STUDENTS ARE GETTING A CLOSE LOOK AT TRAUMA 

Pagers beeping, moments of chaos and calm, staff assisting patients. This scene greets University of San Diego students in the Scripps Mercy Trauma Internship program. Originating through … Read More

USD catcher Riley Adams

He’s Catching Fire

- Summer 2017

RILEY ADAMS HAS THE TOOLS HE NEEDS TO MAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL

The Toreros had finished pregame warm-ups and, in USD tradition, some of the players were completing final groundskeeping chores: dragging and watering … Read More

Hot off the Press

- Summer 2017

NEW RELEASES FROM FACULTY AUTHORS

Ties That Bind

Slavery still exists, yet we know hardly anything about its perpetrators. What Slaveholders Think (Columbia University Press) fills this gap with unprecedented interviews with … Read More

Father and daughter, Maurice and Cailey Benard

Out in the Open

- Summer 2017

FATHER AND DAUGHTER MAURICE AND CAILEY BENARD CLEAR THE AIR

Maurice Benard has been in the spotlight as an actor, playing the role of Sonny Corinthos on the daytime TV show General Hospital.

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USD alumnus Steve Melen floats underwater alongside his daughter, Ava.

Miracle Man

- Summer 2017

STEVE MELEN ’92 HAS BEEN TO THE EDGE AND BACK

Crackling with energy and a palpable zest for life, Steve Melen ’92 (BBA) seems to have time for everything and everyone: his day job as a financial advisor … Read More