Teamwork unites nearly 70 students in business and the sciences in developing a Hyperloop pod for a competition sponsored by SpaceX.
Farrow’s Advice to Grads
In his commencement address, journalist Ronan Farrow told graduates that making the right choice is clear in hindsight but less so in the present.
Jodi Finkel’s Office Statement
Jodi Finkel’s office, an adventure itself, will tell you much that you need to know about what motivates her.
Norma Rios ’82
With a handful of dogs and cats at home, veterinarian Norma Rios ’82 has no trouble convincing her clients she considers pets a part of her life.
Play to Win
Norma Provencio ’79 never wore an LMU D1 jersey as a student, but she played just about every intramural sport. Now she’s one of the Athletics Department’s biggest supporters.
Marta Baltodano’s path brought her from human rights work in war-torn Nicaragua to Los Angeles, where she now teaches graduate students in the LMU School of Education.
Nā Kōlea, LMU’s Hawaii Club, has been bringing Hawaiian culture to the bluff through its annual lu’au for decades.
A Path to Dignity and Reform
Archbishop José H. Gomez defends Dreamers and immigration reform while receiving an honorary degree.
My L.A.: Hermosa Beach
Emily Day ’09, professional volleyball player, describes a local beach that’s become her second home.
A Conversation With Josh Morgan
Lecturer Josh Morgan discusses the creative vision of Hayao Miyazaki, one of Japan’s pre-eminent animation filmmakers.
From Our Readers — Summer 2018
Readers respond to our articles about sports specialization, the DACA program and Colin Kaepernick’s protest for justice for Black Americans.
A Conversation With Carlos Soto ’16
Carlos Soto ’16, who launched a tequila business as a senior, discusses the challenges facing a start-up and the impact of tariffs and U.S.-Mexico tensions on his business.
John August Swanson dropped out of LMU to spend the next five decades developing his own stunning style of religious and political art.
An app developed by students is designed to link drivers to businesses or homeowners with precious parking space.
Advantage: LMU Tennis
LMU’s women and men’s tennis put up stellar seasons on the scoreboard this year.
A Conversation With Brian Quinn ’63
Brian Quinn, who has spent decades in college athletics, describes some life-long lessons all student athletes should learn.
Gryphon Circle at 50
Gryphon Circle started as a service org for newly arrived Marymounters. Service endures: Gryphons everywhere are celebrating 50 years.
Letter From Nome
Rosa Aramburo ’11, a DACA participant and now a medical student, finds herself serving the medical needs of the people of Nome, Alaska.
Dispatches Summer 2018
Catch up on some of the news and events in the lives of the alumni community.
In Memoriam Summer 2018
A list of some of the LMU alumni who we’ve lost in recent months.
Remembering Thomas Buckley, S.J.
Buckley is recalled as a scholar of religion in the early U.S. republic and, perhaps, a man with a great gift for friendship.
At the Edge of Belonging
Novelist Gian Sardar ’96 describes growing up in an unusual family: Flemish roots on one side and Kurdish on the other.
“Somethin’ Happenin’ Here”
The Loyola-Marymount merger represented massive change, and it took place within a society convulsed with cultural transformation.
Some of the most eloquent voices heard in the aftermath of mass shootings are those of high school students. Their determination to make the political system respond is a sign of hope.
Asylum raises the question of both our political and moral obligations in response to those in need of refuge. A Loyola Law School professor and an LLS graduate offer an explanation of a practice with a long history in international politics and law.