Three-Point Shooter Nets Stephen Curry

June 19, 2015   Jeff Yap ’02 needed a clutch performance to take the title in the Muscle Milk Beat30 Challenge, a national three-point shooting contest. His high-pressure performance earned NBA MVP Stephen Curry’s respect.

Kevin Baxter M.A. ’01 to Lead L.A.’s Catholic Schools

June 19, 2015   Kevin Baxter M.A. ’01, incoming director and superintendent of Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Los Angles, talks about growth, immigration and Catholic social teaching in L.A.’s Catholic education world.

Freedom Restored: Franky Carrillo Jr.’s Day in Court

June 2, 2015   Scott Wood ’66, who teaches at Loyola Law School, recalls the day in court when Franky Carrillo Jr. finally received justice. After 20 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, Carrillo saw his murder conviction reversed after a witness recanted testimony.

The Burcham Tributes

May 31, 2015   As David W. Burcham’s term as president of Loyola Marymount University comes to an end, we mark his service in that office with a collection of tributes from members of the LMU community. Read what others have said and add your own comment.

Kenneth Chancey’s Long Walk to Graduation

May 12, 2015   As a teenager, Kenneth Chancey ’15 walked his sister to school every day through the streets of L.A.’s Skid Row, where they lived. Earlier this month, he walked through Sunken Garden at his LMU graduation.

Amanda Smerdel ’15 and Operation: Tenzing

May 15, 2015   The world has been watching as relief agencies poured into Nepal, the site of multiple devastating earthquakes this spring. Amanda Smerdel ’15 took an internship with Team Rubicon and found herself in the middle of an international assistance crisis.

A Conversation With President-Elect Timothy Law Snyder

April 2, 2015   Shortly after being selected to be the next president of Loyola Marymount University, Timothy Law Snyder talked with us about the outlook for private higher education and why the education model founded by Ignatius of Loyola is still needed today.

The Dry Years

April 2, 2015   Another rainy season is about to go in the books with very little precipitation to show for it. On April 1, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered mandatory statewide water restrictions, after signing legislation for water projects to the tune of $1 billion just days earlier. Joseph Reichenberger, professor of civil engineering, talks about the state’s drought and the water forecast.

Yoga Practice

April 2, 2015   Christopher Chapple, professor in the Department of Theological Studies and director of the master’s of arts program in Yoga Studies, offers a brief guide to those who are interested in an introduction to a physical, mental and spiritual practice that goes back centuries.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: An American Life

March 14, 20014   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a quiet, reflective man who has never craved the spotlight, shared stories of his life with LMU students, painting a picture of one of the most interesting lives led by an American professional athlete.

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