USD President James Harris III.

Meet President Harris

- Fall 2015

Silver Spoon? Nope.
“I remember when my dad received a raise to a dollar an hour. It was a big deal to make one dollar an hour. I also remember the time that he sold his car for $200 and … Read More

Getting His Feet Wet

- Fall 2015

On just his second day on the job, USD’s new president paddled like a pro

There’s a game that the USD Outdoor Adventures team likes to play while en route to outings, particularly when people are … Read More

Beyster Institute Opening Celebrated

- Fall 2015

The opening of the new Betty and Bob Beyster Institute for Nursing Research, Advanced Practice, and Simulation was celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Sept. 1, 2015. A lead gift of $8 million from Betty Beyster and the late Dr. Robert Beyster, founder … Read More

He Built This City

- Summer 2015

LONGTIME TRUSTEE HAS HELPED USD AND SAN DIEGO FLOURISH

Gene Trepte joined the Board of Trustees in 1973, not long after the College for Men, the College for Women and the School of Law became the University of San … Read More

Former USD President Mary E. Lyons, PhD

Lasting Legacy

- Summer 2015

AN IN-DEPTH CONVERSATION WITH OUTGOING USD PRESIDENT MARY E. LYONS, PhD

Q: During your tenure, USD has grown a great deal in reputation and significance, regionally, nationally and globally. What distinguishes the USD educational experience?

A: … Read More

A Toast to the Future

- Spring 2014

SIPS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS A PERFECT PAIRING OF FUN AND PHILANTHROPY

Located just about an hour’s drive north of downtown San Francisco via scenic Highway 101, Sonoma County’s rugged, old-California beauty and award-winning vintages have made it a … Read More

USD students and faculty

Pure Imagination

, - Spring 2013

CELEBRATING THE EXPLOSION OF VISUAL ARTS ACROSS CAMPUS

“Excuse the mess,” says Noé Olivas as he climbs aboard his dismantled 1967 Chevy Step-Van in the cool shadow of a maintenance yard behind Camino Hall. Well-worn by decades of use — … Read More

Robert Muth

Doing the Right Thing

- Spring 2013

NEW VETERANS LEGAL CLINIC AIMS TO PROTECT AND SERVE

Robert Muth has a simple mission: He protects and serves those who protect and serve.

Muth joined USD’s School of Law faculty in July 2012 as the … Read More

Coming Home

, - Summer 2012

MARINE VETERAN JESSE COTTLE WANTS THE WORLD TO KNOW HE’S NO VICTIM

The documentary, “Coming Home: The True Story of an EOD Technician,” is not a one-man story. It is not just about that day in July 2009 … Read More

Making Doors Out of Walls

- Fall 2011

WHAT’S SO FUNNY ABOUT MELDING BUSINESS WITH SOCIAL AWARENESS?

Strictly speaking, the Center for Peace and Commerce (CPC) is a room the size of a nice, large walk-in closet. Albeit a closet with a large portrait of … Read More

Faculty Members Jaime Alonso Gomez and Thomas Copeland

World Class

, - Fall 2010

RENOWNED FACULTY JOINS SBA

Most business schools would be happy to add just one internationally recognized scholar to their faculty, but USD managed to land two of the biggest names in one year.

Thomas Copeland (at … Read More

Student examining specimen under a microscope

Guts And Glory

, - Fall 2010

COLLABORATION SPARKS HEALTHY INTEREST IN SCIENCE

Turns out, fish parts speak volumes, even under the rookie scalpels of local high school science students. Guided last fall by USD biology professor Sue Lowery, Mater Dei Science Academy students learned … Read More