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Feb 10, 2017, 03:01 ET LMU, the University of Silicon Beach, Announces New Playa Vista Campus

Loyola Marymount University has leased more than 50,000 square feet of space for its new LMU Playa Vista Campus, expanding the university's Silicon...


Jan 12, 2017, 16:56 ET LMU Names John T. Sebastian Vice President for Mission and Ministry

Loyola Marymount University President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., today announced the selection of John T. Sebastian, Ph.D., as the next vice...


Dec 13, 2016, 14:41 ET Lynne Scarboro Promoted to New Chief Administrative Officer Post at LMU

Loyola Marymount University President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., today announced the promotion of Lynne Scarboro to chief administrative officer,...


Dec 08, 2016, 14:22 ET Loyola Marymount University Awards Full-Ride Scholarships To Three Local High School Students In The Hollywood Reporter's Women In Entertainment Mentorship Program

Loyola Marymount University surprised three local high school girls in The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program each with...


Sep 27, 2016, 09:00 ET LMU Researchers Predict Climate Change Will Bring More Droughts, More Floods and Water Shortages

 A projected increase of 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) in the Southwest United States could cause an increase in the frequency and...


Aug 29, 2016, 12:44 ET Parents Reduce Children's Risky College Drinking By 30 Percent With Innovative Summer Program, LMU Study Finds

 Packing up your child for college? Don't forget the toothbrush, warm clothes, and appropriate attitudes about alcohol consumption. A study...


Aug 12, 2016, 15:41 ET LMU's TSEHAI Publishers Launches Harriet Tubman Press for African-American Literature

How will the next Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin or Toni Morrison find a place on our bookshelves and in our minds? Loyola Marymount University and...


Aug 03, 2016, 14:14 ET Legion of Creatives Awards Digital Development Deal to LMU School of Film and Television Alumna Isis Grills

Digital entertainment studio Legion of Creatives (LOC) has named LMU School of Film and Television (LMU SFTV) alumna Isis Grills the first-ever...


Jun 21, 2016, 15:33 ET Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television Professor Glenn Gebhard Wins Regional Emmy® Award

 Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television (LMU SFTV) Professor Glenn Gebhard received a regional Emmy® Award in the...


Jun 07, 2016, 16:08 ET Paul S. Viviano Named Chair of Loyola Marymount Board of Trustees

 Loyola Marymount University's Board of Trustees named Paul S. Viviano as board chair, succeeding Kathleen Hannon Aikenhead, who held the...


May 07, 2016, 19:08 ET President Bill Clinton Delivers Keynote Address at LMU's Undergraduate Commencement

Before more than 12,000 people, President Bill Clinton told graduating students at Loyola Marymount University to "set the world on fire" by...


Mar 24, 2016, 09:00 ET U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to Receive Honorary Degree from LMU

 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Loyola Marymount University on...


Feb 22, 2016, 09:00 ET LMU School of Education Honored For Multicultural Best Practice Award

 The Loyola Marymount University School of Education will receive a 2016 Best Practice Award in Support of Multicultural Education and...


Feb 17, 2016, 20:24 ET Philippine President Benigno Aquino III Receives Honorary Degree From LMU

 Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Loyola Marymount University on Wednesday,...


Feb 10, 2016, 12:53 ET Loyola Marymount University presents GRRRLS ON FILM, a free festival featuring films and music from groundbreaking female artists, on the LMU campus March 18, 19 and 20, 2016

Grrrls on Film is a weekend-long celebration of the feminist acts of making sound and vision. The festival and forum at Loyola Marymount University...


Feb 08, 2016, 15:32 ET Philippine President Benigno Aquino to Receive Honorary Degree from LMU

Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Loyola Marymount University on Wednesday,...


Feb 03, 2016, 10:00 ET Ambassadors Gather for Forum on Democracy, Foreign Policy at WPI@LMU Launch

 Four former U.S. ambassadors will discuss the greatest foreign policy challenges facing democracies today in a panel to be held Tuesday, Feb....


Feb 01, 2016, 09:00 ET LMU Experts Have Answers to Presidential Election Questions

 Loyola Marymount University has a roster of insightful experts ready to answer questions and provide perspective in this very unusual...


Jan 26, 2016, 14:47 ET Subversive Habits: The Untold Story of Black Catholic Nuns in the U.S.

 Few have heard the epic story of the Catholic church's most hidden members – its black nuns – who faced prejudice both inside and...


Oct 06, 2015, 18:39 ET Timothy Law Snyder Inaugurated as the 16th President of Loyola Marymount University

Timothy Law Snyder Ph.D, whose career in higher education spans more than two decades as a professor, scholar, dean and vice president, was...


Aug 31, 2015, 08:00 ET LMU's $110 Million Life Sciences Building Open for 21st Century Research and Learning

The next generation of scientists are ready to start their work at Loyola Marymount...


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...