May 11, 2014

Nobel Laureate Speaks at Graduate Commencement

Wole Soyinka, Nigerian poet, novelist, playwright and essayist, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. After giving the 2014 Loyola Marymount Graduate Commencement keynote speech, he addressed the ongoing crisis in Nigeria involving kidnapped schoolgirls.

May 2, 2014

Astronaut James Lovell Addresses Class of 2014

Commencement Speaker | James Lovell is one of the most-heralded U.S. astronauts for his role as commander of Apollo 13, a space mission that turned near failure into an inspiring rescue. Lovell delivered the 2014 undergraduate commencement address and advised...

May 2, 2014

A 60-Second Time-Lapse

We placed several cameras at the 2014 commencement exercises to get a multi-angle perspective for our time-lapse video of the ceremony. Take a look.

March 13, 2014

LMU Community Members Talk About Ashes and Lent

What’s On Your Forehead?: Lent, the liturgical season of penance and reflection that leads to, begins each year with the imposition of ashes. We asked members of the LMU community to tell us what ashes, Ash Wednesday and Lent mean...

February 18, 2014

Homecoming 2014

Catch the action from Homecoming 2014, from before-the-match excitement on Alumni Mall to Gersten game-time mania during the men’s basketball game.

January 28, 2014

LMU Mission Day 2014 Keynote

Dana Gioia, acclaimed poet, former Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, and currently Judge Widney Professor of Poetry and Public Culture at the University of Southern California, were keynote speaker for this year’s Mission Day on Tuesday, January...

November 27, 2013

Philip Dugan ’58: How to Treat People

Philip Dugan ’58 says he learned the importance of giving to others from his Jesuit education. Watch and listen as he describes his work in Tenn., where he has built regional cancer treatment centers that shorten the distance his patients...

November 26, 2013

How Van Partible ’93 Gave Life to Johnny Bravo

The Animator’s Creation: Johnny Bravo, now-famous star of a cartoon show of the same name, was born in the mind of a student in an LMU animation class. We talked with Van Partible ’93 during his cover photo shoot about...

November 18, 2013

LMU Magazine Contest Winners Bat With a Legend

Watch Chris Bigley ’09 and Chance Turkmany, son of Chris Turkmany ’87, take batting practice with LMU great and former major leaguer Billy Bean ’86. Chris and Chance were winners in our Bracket Madness contest to choose the favorite thing...

November 18, 2013

The Bluff: An Aerial Tour

The LMU bluff still amazes prospective students. When we asked alumni to vote for their favorite thing about LMU in our Bracket Madness game, the bluff won hands down. Watch our video of this spectacular geologic feature for a view...

June 9, 2013

Colton Plaia Throws People Out

From Behind the Plate | Colton Plaia ’13, star catcher for the LMU baseball team, was named the 2013 West Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year. In his senior season, he led all WCC catchers throwing out base runners...

May 8, 2013

Doris Kearns Goodwin Addresses the Class of 2013

Commencement 2013 | Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin describes the connection she sees between storytelling and the work of a historian. Watch her undergraduate commencement address as she traces her historian’s path from recapping Brooklyn Dodgers baseball games for her father...