Hot Chicken Comes to San DiegoAlumni - Summer 2020
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ALUMNUS OPENS SAN DIEGO FRANCHISE
Dave’s Hot Chicken began with a simple concept — to take Nashville-style hot chicken and make it better than anyone else in America. In 2017, the eatery began in a humble … Read More
Coming Together in SongFaith In Action, videos - Summer 2020
All of us take comfort in our communities. For a group of University of San Diego students and alumni, that community is the Founders Chapel Choir.
With weekly Zoom meetings and virtual check-ins, Annette Welsh ‘79 (BA), the choir’… Read More
When You Have FaithFaith In Action, Student Success - Summer 2020
PARENT BOARD SUPPORT CRUCIAL TO SUCCESS
It was the summer of 2017, and Maria Coleman didn’t yet know she’d been accepted to the University of San Diego as a transfer student. In her mid-30s, … Read More
Toreros TogetherAlumni, Faith In Action, videos - Summer 2020
STORIES OF COMPASSION, COURAGE, INSIGHT AND RESILIENCE
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our community, our country and our world is unprecedented. Over the course of this spring, the University of San Diego community has come together … Read More
Summer 2020 Class NotesAlumni - Summer 2020
GARY KURUTZ (BA, MA ’72) was inducted into the California Library Association Hall of Fame in October 2019.
KEVIN TOOHEY (BA) reports that his daughter, Michaela, is a student in USD’s Shiley-Marcos School of … Read More
Nurses Do Wonderful ThingsAcademic Excellence - Summer 2020
A CONVERSATION WITH SCHOOL OF NURSING DEAN JANE GEORGES
Jane Georges, PhD, became the fourth dean of the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science in July 2018. She spoke with USD Magazine in mid-April 2020 for … Read More
Remote Learning: The New Normal?Student Success - Summer 2020
A TRIO OF STUDENTS REFLECT ON THE CHANGES WROUGHT BY COVID-19
We may be separated, but there’s no doubt we’re still together.
Sitting at a desk in my makeshift home office, I marvel over … Read More
Best and Brightest, SquaredAcademic Excellence, Student Success - Summer 2020
POETS & QUANTS CELEBRATES DUE OF NEWLY MINTED BUSINESS GRADS
Elizabeth Augusta Longacre ’20 (BBA) is clearly a force to be reckoned with.
At the age of 22, she’s been to six continents and 35 countries. … Read More
User-Centric DesignAcademic Excellence - Summer 2020
ENGINEERING CLASS ENGAGES STUDENTS WITH THE BLIND COMMUNITY
A core requirement for Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering majors, Engineering 103 focuses on user-centered design, a valuable skillset for all budding engineers.
When second-year students Taylor Brown, Reyna Kirschel … Read More
Leaning All the Way InAlumni - Summer 2020
VETERAN JODIE GRENIER FIGHTS FOR WOMEN WARRIORS
Jodie Grenier ’18 (MA) has been through some things in her life. The daughter of blue-collar parents, she joined the Marine Corps right out of high school. By the time that 9/11 occurred, … Read More
Singing Her Heart OutAthletics, Student Success - Summer 2020
THANA FAYAD IS EXTRAORDINARY ON AND OFF THE COURT
Thana Fayad stepped out of the car and looked up at the Normal Heights music club marquee. There, in bold letters, was her name.
A 21-year-old University … Read More
Witnessing Resilience and GoodnessFaith In Action - Summer 2020
Q&A WITH ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT OF UNIVERSITY MINISTRY MICHAEL LOVETTE-COLYER
These past months have been full of unexpected and dramatic change. Amidst the daily, even hourly shifts in how we deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, … Read More
In a Word: ResilienceAcademic Excellence, Student Success - Summer 2020
PUTTING INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH INTO ACTION IN UGANDA
Editor’s Note: It seems a lifetime ago that a group of USD faculty members and students travelled to Uganda. But January 2020 was just a few short months ago. That’… Read More
Families, At Home TogetherStudent Success - Summer 2020
USD PARENTS SHARE THEIR TALES FROM SHELTERING IN PLACE
No one expected the spring of 2020 to turn out quite this way. But across the country, Torero families sheltering in place are finding creative ways to not just tolerate … Read More
Renaissance RisingAcademic Excellence, Student Success - Summer 2020
LIBRARY RENOVATION AND NEW LEARNING COMMONS UNDERWAY
The University of San Diego is in the midst of a Renaissance a new beginning, a fresh outlook and a glance toward the horizon and everything that lies ahead.