Conversations

A Dream Born on Skid Row

Marina Marmolejo ’17 doesn’t believe youth homelessness must forever be an intractable problem. She has developed an app-based program that offers mentorship and education opportunities to homeless young people as path toward a new life.

Lessons From the Virus Wars

A century ago, the 1918 flu ravaged the world’s population. There was no vaccine and quarantining was essential. Carla Bittel, an LMU historian, talks about the lessons the world learned that may help today.

Kate Pickert

Kate Pickert, an assistant professor of journalism and English in the LMU Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, is a former staff writer who covered health care policy for Time magazine. Pickert is the author of “Radical: The Science, Culture, and…