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Apr 10, 2015, 15:16 ET

LMU's Lean Engineering Program Is Changing the Face of Health Care

What if America's health care system could be run more efficiently with less waste and duplication of effort? Faculty members at Loyola Marymount...

Apr 07, 2015, 19:06 ET

LMU and Beacon Economics' 'Forecast LA' Sees Stronger Economic Growth for 2015 and Beyond

Experts and regular people alike are predicting 2015 will be a better year for the Los Angeles economy than 2014, according to this year's Forecast...

Mar 27, 2015, 17:30 ET
Timothy Law Snyder was named the 16th president of Loyola Marymount University on Friday, March 27, 2015.

LMU Names Timothy Law Snyder as President

The Loyola Marymount University Board of Trustees has elected Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., as the 16th president of the university after a nationwide...

Mar 09, 2015, 09:00 ET

LMU Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Disability Rights Act with 2-Day Global Summit

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed 25 years ago this July. On Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14, local, national and...

Mar 06, 2015, 15:44 ET
S.W. Tina Choe, new dean of Loyola Marymount University's Seaver College of Science and Engineering

LMU's Seaver College of Science and Engineering Names First Woman Dean

S. W. Tina Choe, Ph.D., professor of chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been named dean of the Frank R. Seaver College...

Feb 20, 2015, 17:54 ET

Oscar and Grammy-Nominated Artist Common Headlines LMU's First Amendment Week

Oscar-nominated songwriter, hip-hop artist and actor Common will headline Loyola Marymount University's First Amendment Week celebration as a...

Feb 20, 2015, 16:26 ET

LMU Awarded $1.1 Million to Improve Academic Performance of Underserved Students Through Arts Education

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1,165,629 grant to Loyola Marymount University's Family of Schools and the Los Angeles Unified...

Jan 26, 2015, 18:23 ET

LMU School of Film and Television presents a new season of The Hollywood Masters

Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television has announced the third installment of The Hollywood Masters, which kicks off in...

Jan 23, 2015, 09:00 ET

Los Angeles Archbishop to Address Intercultural Understanding within the Catholic Church

 Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez will share his insights and unique perspective on the topic of diversity and intercultural concerns in...

Dec 22, 2014, 14:32 ET

LMU Students Win Entrepreneurial Competition

 Two Loyola Marymount University students took top honors at Startup Weekend, a 3-day event hosted by LMU's Center for Entrepreneurship that...

Dec 09, 2014, 19:09 ET

Traditional Korean Music Performance: Molgae at LMU

The College of Communication and Fine Arts at Loyola Marymount University will host the Korean musical group, Molgae (pronounced mōl-gay) on...

Nov 05, 2014, 17:50 ET

LMU Center's Exit Poll Accurately Predicts Results of Three Elections

The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University accurately predicted the outcomes of three...

Oct 03, 2014, 15:30 ET

Emerging Cybersecurity Threats Spotlighted at LMU Summit

Government officials, corporate executives and cybersecurity experts will gather at Loyola Marymount University to discuss current and emerging...

Sep 30, 2014, 14:18 ET

Drought, Water, Infrastructure Get Airing at LMU Library Talk Series

With all of California in a historic drought, an engineering expert in water resources and infrastructure will discuss the shortage, as well as...

Sep 29, 2014, 19:09 ET

African Union Leaders to Visit LMU

Her Excellency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, chair of the African Union Commission, will join other leaders and staff members from the African Union at...

May 13, 2014, 15:30 ET

New Research Shows Catholic Schools Outpace Charter and Public Schools in Educating Students Living in Poverty

New research from the Loyola Marymount University School of Education shows that inner-city Los Angeles students attending Catholic schools...

Feb 21, 2014, 16:50 ET

What Can Business Leaders Learn from Pope Francis' Leadership Style?

Pope Francis has been attracting worldwide attention with his unique approach to his office and his soaring approval ratings among the Catholic...

Nov 22, 2013, 14:56 ET

LMU Students Unveil New Car-Buying Service At Los Angeles Auto Show

This year's Los Angeles Auto Show will mark the debut of a new car-buying service developed by two Loyola Marymount University students that allows...

Nov 12, 2013, 14:58 ET

LMU's Part-Time MBA Program Ranked #6 by BloombergBusinessweek

The part-time MBA program at Loyola Marymount University's College of Business Administration was ranked No. 6 among the nation's top programs and...

Sep 11, 2013, 12:30 ET

Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television and Film Independent at LACMA announce Cameras d'Afrique: The Films of West Africa

The October film series features the U.S. premiere of Grigris, filmmakers in person, panels and free community screenings on the LMU campus...