Practical Application

- Spring 2015

ENGINEERING PROFESSOR WANTS STUDENTS TO THINK GLOBALLY

In a quiet corner office on the western end of Loma Hall’s second floor, Industrial Systems and Engineering Assistant Professor Truc Ngo folds her hands contemplatively as she reflects on … Read More

Confidence Builders

- Fall 2015

A YEAR IN, STEM COHORT IS COMMITTED TO WORKING TOGETHER

Last fall, the University of San Diego began an ambitious effort to increase the number of women faculty in science, and become a national model for undergraduate institutions … Read More

Outgoing SOLES Dean Paula Cordeiro

Dream Weaver

- Summer 2015

SOLES DEAN PAULA CORDEIRO IS MOVING ON TO THE NEXT CHAPTER

The hallways of the School of Leadership and Education Sciences will never be quite the same after Paula Cordeiro steps down as dean on June 30, 2015. Her vision … Read More

Family Legacy

- Fall 2014

Martin Dickinson links generations through civic pride

For some, retirement brings long-anticipated time to rest and reflect on a life well lived. For Martin Dickinson, retirement definitely opened up time, but not for rest. In fact, after more … Read More

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Curious Beasts

- Fall 2014

MAJOR PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN BRITISH MUSEUM AND USD

The British are coming! And they’re bringing rhinos, tigers and all manner of beasts with them to USD. This fall, the university will begin a five-year partnership with the revered … Read More

Nathaniel Dunigan and Dorah Wanyana Dunigan

Appreciating Life

- Fall 2013

SOLES PhD candidate provides help where it’s needed most

Every day Dorah Wanyana Dunigan awakens is another opportunity to cherish a priceless gift. It’s also instant motivation for her to be at her best in the … Read More

USD engineering dean Chell Roberts

Upward Trajectory

- Fall 2013

FOUNDING DEAN HAS GRAND PLANS FOR USD SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

For as long as he can remember, Chell Roberts, PhD, has been a big fan of numbers. While classmates were scaling jungle gyms and playing dodgeball at recess, … Read More

USD campus

Decade of Distinction

- Fall 2013

Ten years ago, the University of San Diego celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Sciences and the School of Leadership and Education Sciences. Academically on the rise, USD made its inaugural appearance in … Read More

Michel Boudrias

Going to Extremes

- Spring 2013

MICHAEL BOUDRIAS HEADS SAN DIEGO’S CLIMATE EDUCATION PARTNERS

A consortium spearheaded by USD faculty is using a hefty grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to try to redefine the way San Diegans learn about climate change … Read More