USF students coated each other
with fistfuls of powdery violets, blues, and greens in the center of campus
April 4, as they celebrated the Indian rites of spring festival Holi. Also
known as the festival of colors, Holi is an ancient Hindu celebration and takes
place just before the vernal equinox.
The University of San Francisco School of Management hosted 75+ partners of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce for a Business After Hours networking event last month at USF's Downtown Campus.
Join KUSF.org on campus April 13 for one of the largest
music lovers fairs in Northern California.
Seattle SOM Alumni joined our Alumni Relations team for lunch at Capital Grille and dinner at Von’s Gustobistro - restaurant of MBA ’07 Alumna, Merrisa Firnstahl-Claridge.
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.
School of Education Dean Kevin
Kumashiro has been recognized by two national organizations for his contributions
to multicultural education and education reform.
Luis Alvarado, University of San Francisco alumnus and one of Forbes’s “30 Under 30 in Finance,” shares his business wisdom. Learn more about his career advice.
Internationally renowned mathematical physicist Sir Roger
Penrose, whose work ranks alongside those of Albert Einstein and Stephen
Hawking, will speak at USF on April 7. He’ll discuss his theory that the
universe is an infinite series of eons and whether new technology might allow
us to reveal what happened before the Big Bang.
Residents and 911 operators in about 500 cities
and counties across the country can now use an emergency smartphone app that
was created by USF information systems student Joseph Ekman ’14 to save lives.
USF’s Human Rights Film Festival kicks off April 3 and includes an Academy Award nominee for best documentary
and more than a dozen films by USF students and alumni.