USD Magazine Spring 2013
USD MAGAZINE U N I V E R S I T Y Y F S A N D I E G O / S P R I N G 2 0 1 3
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14 / PURE IMAGINAT ION Question: Where, exactly, is the art world? Answer: It’s every- where at USD. Witness the work of senior Visual Arts major Noé Olivas; the vision of Can Bilsel, chair of the Department of Art, Architecture + Art History; the leadership of curator Victoria Sancho Lobis; the forward-thinking of Director of University Galleries Derrick Cartwright; and, guiding it all, the leadership of College of Arts and Sciences Dean Mary Boyd.
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AROUND THE PARK 4 / Going to Extremes
Professor Michel Boudrias heads Climate Education Partners, which aims to redefine the way San Diegans learn about and respond to climate change and its effects.
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5 / Perfect Execution USD’s first national championship event, the NCAA Women’s College Cup, comes off without a hitch. 6 / Life Keeps On Keeping On Retired Navy Capt. Tim McCandless, the founding coordinator of Veteran Student Services, was brought on board to advocate for veterans and help them navigate life as students. 8 / Doing The Right Thing Supervising attorney Robert Muth of the university’s new Veterans Legal Clinic aims to protect and serve those who protect and serve.
ON THE COVER: Photo of student Rafal Kopacz, faculty member Bill Kelly, student Noé Olivas and faculty member Allison Wiese by Tim Mantoani.
torero athlet i cs 10 / Steady As She Goes Coxswain Caite Soper prides herself not just on keeping an even keel, but serving a pivotal role in the success of the Women’s Rowing Team.
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