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Passion for Justice

USF’s Institute for Nonviolence and Social Justice (INSJ) will use a $100,000 gift from the NBA and Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry to expand its research, education, and outreach.

June 16, 2023
Engaged Learning

Viet-Hung Nguyen ’25 is working with his professors to change how psychology research is conducted. His goal: conduct research that listens to and responds to people in their communities, leading to results that are more applicable to real life.

June 2, 2023
Equipped to Lead and Succeed

These five members of the Class of 2023 are launching their careers right after graduation. Here’s what they’ll be doing.

May 15, 2023

Sadie Mills’ fellowship at the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) took her beyond books and connected her to a new passion — the prison justice reform movement.

January 19, 2023

The Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good is a center at the University of San Francisco that is dedicated to inspiring and preparing students to pursue lives and careers of ethical public service and the common good. Niall and Yvonne McCarthy have given $500,000 to the center to ensure that the program endures, and to continue the investment and cultivation of USF students into ethical leaders.

November 28, 2022
Equipped to Lead and Succeed

This summer, in the Equity Scholars Internship program co-sponsored by the McCarthy Center at USF, the Biden Institute at the University of Delaware, and the YMCA of San Francisco, Chavez, four other USF students, and eight students from the University of Delaware worked as teaching assistants in San Francisco public elementary schools.

August 30, 2022
Equipped to Lead and Succeed

As a USF McCarthy fellow in Sacramento and Washington, D.C., Aaron Fontan ’23 said he’s seen “how the sausage is made” as policy is developed at state and national levels.

May 19, 2022

Craig Newmark has been a committed supporter of USF, helping veterans connect with public service and working to close the gender gap in tech.

April 8, 2022
Passion for Justice

How does it feel to step up on stage and guide a discussion with Cornel West and the provost of USF?

February 28, 2022