University of San Diego students distribute food at homeless shelter

Empathy is Served

- Summer 2018

STUDENT OUTREACH MEETS PEOPLE WHERE THEY LIVE

It’s afternoon as students enter a small USD apartment. There they begin a monthly ritual — preparing dinner for 20. Tonight, it’s taco salad. Tasks are delegated and the … Read More

JANAYE PERRY ‘18, MICAH FELLOW

Community, Cubed

, - Summer 2018

THE MULVANEY CENTER CELEBRATES THREE DECADES OF CONNECTION-BUILDING

Listening. Sharing. Supporting. Mentoring. Learning. Appreciating. Understanding. Each of these words can be defined through the prism of action. At the University of San Diego, these actions make … Read More

USD Students at Women's Shelter

Watch: Empathy is Served

, - Summer 2018

Every month during the school year, in conjunction with University Ministry, students from the University of San Diego prepare dinner, deliver it and dine with residents of Rachel’s Night Shelter, a residence for homeless women.

Members of Founders Chapel Choir gather on the altar.

Chronicle of a Canticle

, - Spring 2018

A FAMILIAR REFRAIN: FINDING FAMILY THROUGH MUSIC

Golden light filters through stained glass. The result is dust-mote-sprinkled rays of brilliance: indigo, magenta, violet. In late afternoon, Founders Chapel has a certain reverent hush about it, at least until … Read More

The Immaculata at night with students holding candles.

Sharing the Light

, - Fall 2017

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT CONTINUES YEAR-ROUND AT USD

The Christmas season is a time to celebrate the great gifts of life and love that have been given to us. President Harris and Michael Lovette-Colyer, Assistant VP of University Ministry, share … Read More

To Be Truly Human

, - Fall 2017

EXPLORING THE CATHOLIC INTELLECTUAL TRADITION

For two millennia, the Catholic Church has advanced a dialogue between its own faith claims and the intellectual and philosophical traditions of every age in its pursuit of truth about nature, God and … Read More

Antique view of Rome, Italy, with the Vatican and the San Angelo castle. Engraving by Giovanni Barberi, published in the book Veduti di Roma (1809).

On a Mission From God

- Fall 2017

CONNECTING CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT WITH USD’S ACADEMIC MISSION

When the University of San Diego celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2024, it hopes to do so as the institution that “set the standard for an engaged, contemporary … Read More