silhouettes of Haitians against a cloudy sky

After Shock

, - Fall 2010

LENDING A HAND TO SURVIVORS OF HAITI’S DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE

When a 7.2 magnitude quake rocked Haiti in the early evening hours of Jan. 12, 2010, it was the strongest temblor the country had undergone since the 16th century. The capital … Read More

Gail and Tony Dimitroff

In the Pursuit of Peace

, - Fall 2010

THE FRED J. HANSON FOUNDATION, THROUGH GAIL AND TONY DIMITROFF, IS COMMITTED TO MAKING REAL CHANGE IN THE WORLD

When it comes to inspiration, Gail Dimitroff is never at a loss. Emotions range from pride to confidence to … Read More

Less is More

- Fall 2010

HOW USD HELPS PROTECT THE PLANET

Social sustainability is just one facet of USD’s commitment to preserving resources and protecting the planet. From energy-producing solar panels to a tram system fueled by recycled vegetable oil, Alcalá Park … Read More

illustration of hands touching the globe

The Human Touch

, - Fall 2010

“Whoa! … you’re not going to throw that whole coffee cup in the recycle bin, are you?”

USD Director of Sustainability Michael Catanzaro is doing a pretty serviceable impersonation of an exasperated third-grade teacher; his folded arms and … Read More

School of Law student

Banking on Creativity

, - Summer 2010

NEW LAW SCHOOL CENTER TAKES ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Once a classic manufacturing system — steel, rubber and cars — the United States economy has undergone a sea change over the last half-century, morphing into an ever-evolving, enterprising marketplace of … Read More

The Campus Connection

, - Summer 2010

BERT DEGHERI ’61 BELIEVES THAT ALONG WITH OPPORTUNITY COMES A MORAL RESPONSIBILITY

He walks with purpose through the courtyard, gray hair brushed back, smiling a greeting. As pleasantries are exchanged, so too is an immediate sense of trust.

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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