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Hacking, Venture Capital, and Crossbows: Global Demo Day 2014

11-21-2014 Hacking, Venture Capital, and Crossbows: Global Demo Day 2014

The world’s best young entrepreneurs present their startup ideas at AngelHack’s annual worldwide champion hackathon.

USF Senior Founds Sports League for Typical- and Special-Needs Kids

11-21-2014 USF Senior Founds Sports League for Typical- and Special-Needs Kids

Montray Clemons ’16 is still smiling about what happened weeks ago when the Dons forward led basketball drills for a group of typical- and special-needs kids at USF’s War Memorial Gymnasium. Every few minutes one of the kids would light up like an incandescent bulb, their eyes beaming because they’d just learned to dribble between their legs or shoot a basket.

How to Turn a Class Assignment Into a Startup Company

11-19-2014 How to Turn a Class Assignment Into a Startup Company

Entrepreneur Justin Ohanessian’s recipe for launching a successful business calls for two things: a simple idea and abundant determination.

Hundreds Honor El Salvador’s Jesuit Martyrs

11-18-2014 Hundreds Honor El Salvador’s Jesuit Martyrs

The USF community joined St. Ignatius Church parishioners and San Francisco residents on Nov. 16 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the killing of five Jesuit priests in El Salvador. The priests were murdered in a violent raid at their residence in 1989, for standing in solidarity with the Salvadoran people and opposing the country’s military dictatorship.

Big Data, Big Impact: The Power of Data Visualisation

11-12-2014 Big Data, Big Impact: The Power of Data Visualisation

Companies require employees to know how to engage with and analyze big data. USF students use cutting-edge technology to learn the skills necessary to visualize datasets.

Alumna is Chief Executive in the Fight Against Cancer

11-12-2014 Alumna is Chief Executive in the Fight Against Cancer

For Alexandra Morgan MNA ’00, the fight against cancer is personal. It played a pivotal role in her decision to become CEO of Family House — a San Francisco nonprofit that cares for children stricken by the disease.

Professor Dave Griffis Receives the Prestigious Outstanding Faculty Member Award

11-6-2014 Professor Dave Griffis Receives the Prestigious Outstanding Faculty Member Award

How does Dave Griffis define what it means to be a truly outstanding faculty member?

A New Era: USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., Inaugurated

11-4-2014 A New Era: USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., Inaugurated

All Saints Day in the city of Saint Francis was the backdrop for the installation of USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., on Nov. 1, and marked the opening a new era at the University of San Francisco.

FWSF Honors USF School of Management Students

10-31-2014 FWSF Honors USF School of Management Students

Mona Ahmadi, part-time MBA, and Alissa Oropeza, business undergraduate, two students at the University of San Francisco School of Management, were awarded scholarships from the Financial Women of San Francisco Association (FWSF).

What is Philanthropy?

10-30-2014 What is Philanthropy?

A filmmaker and group of alumni, faculty, and staff explore what philanthropy means in a practical sense, in the lives of people who volunteer, and of people who give to or receive charity.

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