Joe Wakelee-Lynch

Joe Wakelee-Lynch

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Climate Chaos

Extreme California weather may bring chaos, but do we resist, mitigate or adapt to preserve the climate, our common good? David L. Ulin explores the path head and our responsibilities.

The Bove Era Ends

Elena “Lane” Bove’s career at LMU spans four decades, which doesn’t include her time as a Marymount undergraduate when Marymount College and Loyola University merged. Read our tribute to someone who may be unique for serving so long and at such a high level in the university’s history.

The Next Mile

Chris Louie ’91 is a marathon runner. Maybe a marathon marathon runner is more accurate — he’s run 128 of them. Here’s what makes him move.

The House That Pam Built

On Feb. 24, 2020, Greg Boyle, S.J., M.A. ’85, delivered the homily at the memorial service for Pam Rector, director of LMU’s Center for Service and Action. To a congregation that filled every seat and spilled out onto the steps…

Guarding the Guardians

With the U.S. onset of the COVID-19 crisis in early 2020, students who entered college while homeless or who had been in foster care were especially threatened. At LMU, some at-risk students had lost jobs, had no home to return…


Music brought Alyssa Cosindas ’04 and Chris Jahnke ’02 together. Years later, they’re still singing the same melody.

Networking Pride

Life, from one perspective, is all about giving and receiving. Rarely are giving and receiving mutually exclusive. They start at birth, and never cease. A few months into the pandemic, in July 2020, the offices of Alumni Engagement and Career and…