George C. Fatheree III, who teaches at the LMU Loyola Law School, helped close a deal involving photographic images that document much of Black American history in the 20th century.
A Path to Dignity and Reform
Archbishop José H. Gomez defends Dreamers and immigration reform while receiving an honorary degree.
Ava DuVernay Builds Bridges With Films
Ava DuVernay’s path to being one of the few black female directors and producers in the film industry, began in Compton, a city that today has no movie theaters.
Jordan Peele Puts Racism on Film
Actor and director Jordan Peele talked about racism, horror films and understanding the audience when he spoke in SFTV’s Mayer Theater for The Hollywood Masters Series.
All About His Women
Pedro Almodóvar says much of his childhood was spent in the company of women as they cooked and washed clothes. Women not only framed his life, they shaped his films.
James Lovell, a captain in the U.S. Navy (ret.), was navigator on Apollo 8, the first mission to orbit the Moon, and commander of Apollo 13. He has received several honors including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the French Legion of Honor, and two Navy Distinguished Flying Crosses. After his retirement in 1973, Lovell served as president of Bay-Houston Towing and Fisk Telephone Systems and executive vice president of Centel Corp. Lovell delivered the commencement address at the 2014 Commencement Exercises on May 9, 2014.
Follow Your Curiosity
When Rebecca Skloot spoke to students about her college experience, she summed up her advice in two words: “Wait! What?” Pay attention to what makes you curious, she said, because acting on it can change your life. Skloot came to…
The Road From Nowhere
David Chase was once some Italian-American kid from New Jersey playing drums and bass in a mediocre rock group in the mid-’60s. The band went nowhere.
Brad Keywell, Groupon Co-founder
Serial entrepreneur Brad Keywell tells students that a secret of his success is understanding why people are paramount in starting and running a business.
A Risky Middle Road
Karima Bennoune, author of “Your Fatwa Doesn’t Apply Here: Untold Stories From the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism,” came to LMU’s Marymount Institute for Faith, Culture and the Arts in September to amplify voices.