Changing the Rules

August 26, 2014   A decision by the NCAA Board of Directors may grant increased autonomy — the ability to make some of their own rules — to the top five Division 1 athletics conferences. Some say it will make it harder for programs in conferences like the West Coast Conference to compete and recruit.

The Valley's Eccentric Art Tradition

August 26, 2014   Damon Willick, professor of art and art history, gives proof, if anyone needs it, that the San Fernando Valley — his home turf — has been an arts hotbed for decades.

Covering Crises By the Minute

August 26, 2014   Kathleen Miles M.A. ’09 covers international news — with crises popping like firecrackers — for The Huffington Post’s WorldPost. Keeping up with events may be the toughest part of the job.

Lion Alumna Covers Padres’ Right-field Line

August 26, 2014   J.J. Hartung ’10 was a first-team all-conference softball player for the Lions just a few years ago. Now, she smothers grounders and snares liners as a ball girl for the San Diego Padres.

Social Media Marketing Is Two-Way Talk

August 26, 2014   Andrew Rohm, professor of marketing and business law and co-director of LMU’s M-School, describes how the interactivity of social media is turning marketing into a conversation with consumers.

High on Heels

July 24, 2014   What Henry Lepore Dessert ’11 learned at his grandfather’s upholstery business — craftsmanship and quality — are the foundation of his own line of high-fashion shoe collection.

A School Counselor in Every School

July 24, 2014   Paul De Sena has been training school counselors at LMU for nearly 50 years. Here he looks back on the school counselor profession that he says is indispensable to student success.

From Classroom to Construction Site

July 24, 2014   Britney Calucag ’14 found a way to make the transition from life as a college student to the real world one of the simplest yet: This engineering major took a job with the construction firm that is constructing LMU’s new Life Sciences building.

A Witness to the Music Revolution

July 24, 2014   Michael Bone, who had stints with Def Amerian, Electra, Island Records and Chrysalis during his career as a record promoter and executive, earned his M.B.A. after leaving the music business, an industry that was almost completely overhauled from the impact of a tech revolution.

A Case for Excellence

June 24, 2014   LMU Magazine won four national awards this month, including a gold for general excellence and a silver for Photographer of the Year. Here’s a glimpse behind the scenes at some of the thinking that’s bringing more recognition to Loyola Marymount University.

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