San Francisco Poet Laureate and Activist Named USF Diversity Scholar

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If you ask celebrated poet and activist Janice Mirikitani, there’s no better classroom than the streets of San Francisco.


Raising Caps for Spring Graduates


USF hosts spring commencement exercises May 15-17, celebrating the achievements of more than 2,000 graduates.

Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., Named President of the University of San Francisco

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Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., has been named the next president of the University of San Francisco, the 28th in its 159-year history. The USF Board of Trustees voted unanimously in a special session April 8 to appoint Fr. Fitzgerald, said Thomas E. Malloy ’61, board chair. Fr. Fitzgerald will take office Aug. 1.

USF Author Recommended by Oprah Magazine

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A book about bad girls and broken hearts landed a USF author on O, The Oprah Magazine’s fall 2013 reading list.