Mother and daughter in kitchen

Home Away

- Spring 2010

TRADING SPACES PAYS OFF IN FAMILY’S ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME

Shelley Miller is downplaying the view.

This isn’t easy. When you enter her Point Loma home, the gorgeous sight of downtown San Diego and … Read More

Swim, Bike, Run, Love

- Spring 2010

TRIATHLONS ARE A METAPHOR FOR LIFE OF CANCER SURVIVOR

He started running at age 6 and never quit. In the years since, J.D. Dudek has built himself into an elite athlete who’s done 137 triathlons. He’s competed … Read More

Heroic Measures

- Spring 2010

ARMY NURSE AIMS TO REDUCE AMPUTATIONS AMONG SOLDIERS

When Shelly Burdette-Taylor returned to USD after being on duty (she’s a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves), she would sometimes bring her target paper riddled with bullet holes … Read More

Jim McElroy of the Southern Poverty Law Center

Righteous Dude

- Spring 2010

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER CHAIR ISN’T AFRAID TO BE DISLIKED

Jim McElroy is in the business of being unpopular. Standing up for those whose rights have been not just violated, but decimated, McElroy is not looking for … Read More

USD campus beauty.

Spring 2010 Class Notes

- Spring 2010

1960s

[1960]

CHARLES HANLEN (B.A.) was inducted into La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Cheveux (The Society of 40 Men and Eight Horses), an honor organization of male and female U.S. military veterans. The term “40/8” … Read More

illustration of man and circuit board

iSpy

, - Spring 2010

VIRTUAL SLEUTHS COMBAT ONLINE CRIMINALS WITH THE CLICK OF A MOUSE

A computer hacker in Seattle deftly pilfers credit card numbers from an online retailer based in Texas. An identity thief at an Internet café in Moscow steals … Read More