16th Thacher Annual
The 16th Thacher Annual student art show "interMEDIA" runs through June 28 in Thacher Gallery.More Info »

Celebrate Graduation!


It’s that time of year again, when eyes sparkle and arms embrace in celebration. It’s fall graduation at the University of San Francisco, as commencement exercises get underway Dec. 17.

Alumna Bids to be Biggest Loser


Ada Wong ’05 made it into the final three in her bid to win NBC’s reality television show The Biggest Loser.

California: The Spanish Empire’s Hub to Asia


On the 400th anniversary of the death of Matteo Ricci, S.J., a pioneer and renowned scholar of Asian culture, the University of San Francisco opens two exhibits of art, iconography, and rare books that shed light on California’s role as a center for trade and cultural exchange extending to the Philippines, Mexico, and the tribes of North America dating back to the 1570s.

The Fight Against HIV/AIDS


It’s World AIDS Day 2009 and a dozen University of San Francisco students are bundling boxes of multivitamins to be shipped to Zimbabwe, where the disease afflicts more than 15 percent of the country’s population.

USF Names New Provost


Jennifer E. Turpin, University of San Francisco dean of the College of Arts and Sciences since 2003, has been selected as the university’s next provost. 

Witness to Torture


Determined to document alleged human rights abuses and rule-of-law violations by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Peter Jan Honigsberg, professor and director of legal research and writing at the University of San Francisco’s School of Law, has begun conducting video taped interviews of former detainees of the military detention center there.