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LMU’S Chemistry Department Goes Green

The Chemistry Department of Loyola Marymount University has signed the Green Chemistry Commitment, which formalizes the department’s intention to move chemists toward safer, nontoxic, renewable chemistry and materials. In celebration of signing this pledge, the department is hosting a Science and Sustainability Expo & Talk on Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 4-6 p.m. on the Life […]


LMU Professor Helps Develop Climate Change Model for Great Lakes

Loyola Marymount University professor Jeremy Pal, Ph.D., is part of a team that developed a computer model to chart both climate and hydrodynamic factors around the Great Lakes. The new model will be useful in climate predictions, habitat modeling for invasive species, oil spill mitigation and other environmental research. The Great Lakes are like inland […]


Larry Wilmore Honored at Upcoming African American Alumni Scholarship Event

Emmy Award-winning comedian, producer, writer and actor Larry Wilmore will be among the honorees at Loyola Marymount University’s African American Alumni Association 14th annual scholarship fundraiser. The Soul Train-themed event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Cooper Design Space, 860 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles. KJLH 102.3, DJ […]


LMU Signs Transfer Student Pact with San Mateo Community Colleges

Loyola Marymount University has signed its first-ever guaranteed transfer agreement with a community college district. The pact, reached with the San Mateo County Community College District, allows SMCCC students that meet specific academic qualifications to gain automatic admission to LMU. The goal of the agreement is to encourage well-prepared students to transfer from SMCCCD’s trio […]


LMU Students Succeed in Late Astronaut’s Scholars Program

Twenty-two LMU McNair scholars will present their original scientific research on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 9:30 a.m., in front of their proud families, mentors and faculty members as part of the Robert E. McNair Scholars program. Ronald McNair, Ph.D., a laser physicist with a degree from MIT, was the second African-American to fly in space. […]