Stage II of the Dunlap Era

November 20, 2015   Coach Mike Dunlap ’80 is now in the second year of his rebuilding program as coach of LMU men’s basketball. He shares his thoughts about ‘Stage II’ and how he envisions the recruiting competition that faces any coach.

Tommy Lasorda Receives Honorary Degree

November 20, 2015   The Dodger icon and perhaps baseball’s greatest ambassador was presented with an honorary doctorate for his commitment to the community, the ideal of sportsmanship and the game to which he has given his life.

Nina Revoyr’s Favorite L.A. Fiction

November 20, 2015   Nina Revoyr, whose “Southland” was chosen as LMU’s Common Book, is increasingly known as one of L.A.’s insightful fiction writers. Here are some of her favorite novels about Los Angeles.

The Roots of Syria’s Migrations

October 23, 2015   The migration crisis that stretches from the Middle East to Europe has roots that are more long-lasting than the past four months. Najwa Al-Qattan, professor of Middle East history, discusses why people in Syria, Iraq and other countries are leaving the region as well as the responsibilities of the international community.

To Specialize or Not to Specialize

October 23, 2015   Is your child’s coach telling you it’s time your son or daughter gives up other sports to focus on only one? Who knows best: the coach or the parent? We asked William D. Parham, psychologist and LMU professor of education, what advice he'd give a parent.

Alumnus Composes Music for Papal Mass

September 21, 2015   Tony Alonso M.A. ’11, whose musical compositions have been performed in churches around the world, will hear his responsorial psalm sung at Pope Francis’ Mass on Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Washington, D.C.

Responsible Threads

September 21, 2015   Working with NGOs in Europe helped lead Cynthia Salim ’09 to create a clothing brand of women’s business wear that reflects her commitment to social justice.

California’s Drought: Will El Niño Save Us?

September 21, 2015   With news of an El Niño weather pattern that could come this winter, we asked Joseph Reichenberger, professor of civil engineering, for an update on California’s drought and about how much relief an El Niño season may provide.

Finite Questions

September 21, 2015   When Caitlin (Patti) Hicks ’74 saw the names of two friends in the “In Memoriam” pages of LMU Magazine, she realized there may be only a limited time for us to ask one another some of our deepest questions.

Francis’ Creation Story

July 23, 2015   With his new encyclical, “Laudato Si’,” Pope Francis brings his concerns about the environment to a global audience. Brian Treanor, academic director of LMU’s Academy of Catholic Thought and Imagination, shares his thoughts about the pope’s message and its potential impact.