Media Archive

Videos, Slideshows, Etc.




July 23, 2015  |  Presidential Inauguration

Would you like to make a video selfie to welcome Timothy Law Snyder, LMU’s new president? We’ll assemble a collage of welcome video selfies to run during his inauguration ceremony on Oct. 6. We’ll randomly pick a selfie winner, who will receive a free Apple Watch. Watch our video for instructions.

June 19, 2015  |  2015 Commencement

How many times have we wished commencement ceremonies could be speeded up? Watch our time-lapse of the 2015 undergraduate commencement exercises and find if you’d really want what you wish for. Enjoy.

June 9, 2015  |  Game On

Few rivalries divide Southern California more deeply than the Dodgers-Angels rivalry: blue or red? L.A. County or O.C.? We asked alumni to send photos taken at Dodger Stadium and the Big A during the annual freeway series in early April. Here is a selection. (Apologies to the Lion fans pictured: We have room to identify only the sender of the photo.)

June 4, 2015  |  Unmanned Man

Mark Pestana ’75 talks about flying a NASA unmanned aircraft system to fight forest fires and his work advising the Federal Aviation Administration in developing commercial drone regulations.

June 2, 2015  |  Wedding and Baby Photos from LMU Magazine Summer 2015

Take a look at the wedding and baby photos published in the summer 2015 edition of LMU Magazine.

May 15, 2015  |  A Chapter Closes

The final Convo Hour was marked in style with music, games, food and, of course, info tables. Take a look, and savor the memories.

January 23, 2015  |  A Natural Wonder

The beauty of LMU’s bluff is endlessly alluring. Then, when you think you’ve seen it all, the sun sets, and it just takes your breath away. Watch our time-lapse as the Earth’s nearby star sets in January.

December 8, 2014  |  Texas’ Death Valley

Matthew Campanella ’13 says he wanted to help make a documentary about the conditions faced by immigrants in Texas because of what he learned about being “a man for others” as a member of LMU’s Magis service organization.

December 8, 2014  |  A Christmas Tradition

There may be no real snow on Regents Terrace when the Christmas tree is lit every December, but there are sleigh rides and carols, and plenty of good cheer.

December 8, 2014  |  A Day on an Oregon Farm

Brenda (Kirsch) Frketich ’06 returned to her family’s Oregon farm after graduating from LMU because she missed the dirt. Watch our audio slideshow and hear her talk about the farm and what it means to her.

December 8, 2014  |  Apologies to Aesop

On a bright afternoon in 1975, English major Bruce McBirney ’76 and a motley, clever cast staged a standard text near Foley Pond: Aesop’s fable “The North Wind and the Sun.” Now, years later, McBriney, a poet, has immortalized that spring spectacle. Listen to McBirney describe the scene as he recites his poem.

November 26, 2014  |  San Fernando's Art Heritage

Damon Willick, who teaches art and art history, grew up in the San Fernando Valley and was the perfect person curate a show and write a catalogue about the valley’s contributions to the L.A. art scene. Here’s a sampling of some of the work that appeared at a gallery on the campus of California State University, Northridge, this past fall.

October 23, 2014  |  Alumni BBQ Chalkboard

At the 61st Annual LMU Alumni BBQ, held this past September, LMU Magazine constructed a huge chalkboard and invited alumni to answer the question “Where are you now?” Watch our timelapse video to see the board transform from an empty black void to a fun, intricate work of communal art.

October 3, 2014  |  Peg Dolan, R.S.H.M.

Five years ago, LMU said good-bye to one of the most beloved members of the community when she passed away: Peg Dolan, R.S.H.M, ’58, M.A. ’74. To exaggerate her contributions to individuals and the institution as a whole would be difficult: mentor, counselor, visionary, justice worker, friend, minister, advocate, role model, servant. Watch our video slideshow of a woman who changed lives.

August 24, 2014  |  Minute Move In

Campus life at LMU was resurrected this week as 1,300 first-year students made their move on LMU. Watch the video to see all the action in 50 seconds.