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…

L.A.’s Financial Prognosis

Ron Galperin holds the office of Controller of the City of Los Angeles, a post to which he was first elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2017. As controller, he is the paymaster, auditor and chief accounting officer for the…