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.
Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., will be officially sworn into office as USF’s president on Nov. 1, in one of the largest university celebrations in nearly a decade. Hundreds are expected to descend on campus for the festivities, including U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, and University of California President and former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano.
USF welcomed a record number of parents and family members to campus over the weekend, where they toured the Lo Schiavo Center for Science and Innovation, heard tips on how to navigate San Francisco’s tough apartment rental market, and learned about career counseling and study abroad classes available to students.
USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., has a long list of accomplishments that includes two PhDs, but perhaps what qualifies him most to lead the city’s oldest university is this: he’s a fast learner, and he’s intensely curious about the world.
USF history, chemistry, and data science majors are some of the region’s best college boxers, having slugged their way to wins at USF’s Hilltop Cup Boxing Invitational on Oct. 17.
Jaclyn Anku: recently published and promoted to Associate, all while still a student.
USF’s Board of Trustees welcomed four new members into its ranks recently, among them a leading voice in the U.S./Mexico immigration debate and the School of Law’s 2012 Alumnus of the Year.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee presented Dean John Trasviña with the city’s 2014 Latino Heritage Education Award at an Oct. 8 ceremony at City Hall.
Forbes recently ranked USF #21 on their list of America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities. How did we get there, and how are we encouraging students’ entrepreneurial spirits?
What do San Francisco’s best-known homeless shelter and the online, vacation-booking site Airbnb have in common? They’re built on community, according to Janice Mirikitani, USF diversity scholar, visiting professor, and former San Francisco poet laureate.