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Women Invade USF!

9-22-2014 Women Invade USF!

The headline in the San Francisco Foghorn read, “Feelings run high — Coeds invade USF.”

Elevating the Eccentric, An Unnecessary Woman Makes National Must-Read List

9-19-2014 Elevating the Eccentric, An Unnecessary Woman Makes National Must-Read List

Of all the characters novelist Rabih Alameddine MBA ’86 has created, his latest — a 72-year-old woman with blue hair and no friends — is his most autobiographical, he says. 

From Troubled Past to Choosing to Make a Difference

9-18-2014 From Troubled Past to Choosing to Make a Difference

Alumnus Ralph Spinelli speaks from personal experience when advocating for post-incarceration education.

Race, Class, and Gender and How to Dance Them

9-17-2014 Race, Class, and Gender and How to Dance Them

USF kicks off its fall Davies Forum with a performance and lecture by celebrated dancer and choreographer José Luis Reynoso on Sept. 18.

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon Speaks at USF

9-15-2014 San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon Speaks at USF

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon will speak about his rise from high school dropout to become the city’s first Latino D.A. on Sept. 16 at USF.

Rare Book Room Renovated in Time for Earthquake

9-8-2014 Rare Book Room Renovated in Time for Earthquake

The Gleeson Library/Geschke Center’s Donohue Rare Book Room has reopened after a recent renovation opened walls, expanded reading space, upgraded temperature and humidity controls, and hardened the archive and shelves against earthquakes.

Introducing USF’s New Sacramento Campus 

9-2-2014 Introducing USF’s New Sacramento Campus 

USF’s new Sacramento Campus is now open, in the heart of the city’s historic business district.

USF Involvement Fair Falls Silent in Solidarity With Slain Teen

8-29-2014 USF Involvement Fair Falls Silent in Solidarity With Slain Teen

More than 200 USFers fell silent on Gleeson Plaza at 12:30 Thursday afternoon and some held up signs in honor of Michael Brown — the Ferguson, Mo., teen killed by police in early August. 

Master of Public Administration Alumna Creates Digital Stories for Packard Foundation

8-28-2014 Master of Public Administration Alumna Creates Digital Stories for Packard Foundation

The intersection between digital technology and philanthropy helps to showcase the past accomplishments and future endeavors of The Packard Foundation.

Latest Research: Wheelchairs Raise Employment, Reduce Begging in the Developing World

8-27-2014 Latest Research: Wheelchairs Raise Employment, Reduce Begging in the Developing World

Provide the disabled with wheelchairs and they will switch from begging on the streets to working. They will live better, more productive lives and increase their income by as much as 82 percent. Those are the conclusions Justin Grider ’14 came to after he spent two months in Ethiopia conducting graduate research that made international economists take notice.

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