Nine legendary professors, whose careers total many decades of service to the university, are added to the LMU Faculty Hall of Fame.
Wrongful 32-Year Prison Term Ends
Lawyers from the Project for the Innocent at Loyola Law School help gain the release of Andrew Leander Wilson, who was wrongfully convicted of a 1984 murder.
LMU, the University of Silicon Beach, Announces New Playa Vista Campus
LMU expands into nearby Playa Vista — Silicon Beach — by leasing 50,000 square feet of space to house graduate programs of the university’s School of Film and Television.
Climate Change May Worsen California’s Water Issues
A projected increase of 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit in the Southwest U.S. could cause an increase in the frequency and intensity of floods and droughts in coming decades.
LMU and World Policy Institute Launch Joint Project
When four former U.S. ambassadors convene on campus Feb. 9 to discuss American foreign policy and the 2016 election, their visit will mark the first step in a landmark collaboration established this past year between LMU and the World Policy Institute.
Philippine President Receives Honorary Degree
Loyola Marymount University welcomed a head of state to campus on Feb. 17 when Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III was presented with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D.
“At LMU, we are more than located in the heart of Silicon Beach,” Snyder said. “We are the university of Silicon Beach.”
Ban Ki-moon Given LMU Honorary Doctorate
The world’s most prominent diplomat, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations, received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Loyola Marymount University on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Ban said the degree honored not only him and his work but his colleagues, “Who work day in and day out for world peace.”
Clinton to Graduates: “Set the World on Fire”
Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the United States, focused his commencement address on the words of St. Ignatius and the motto of the class of 2016: “Go forth and set the world on fire.” He urged the Class of 2016 to expand the definition of “us” while shrinking the definition of “them.” As annual events that are laced with ritual, university graduation ceremonies are reassuringly and perhaps maddeningly similar. This year’s 104th commencement exercises, however, were like none before.