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LMU’s New Life Sciences Building Receives LEED Gold Certification

Loyola Marymount University’s new Life Sciences Building, a $110 million project that sets the standard for science education in the 21st century, has just received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification from the Green Building Rating System. The LEED Gold rating is a designation reserved for projects that show a high level […]

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Climate Change: Rising Intolerable Heat in the Persian Gulf May Make Region Uninhabitable

Professors at Loyola Marymount University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology say extreme temperatures in major cities such as Abu Dhabi and Dubai likely due to global warming. Extreme temperatures and humidity around the Persian Gulf are likely to approach and exceed a threshold of human tolerance within this century if greenhouse gas emissions continue to […]

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Is American Capitalism Broken by Wealth Inequality?

Is American capitalism broken? Stephen Young, global executive director of Caux Round Table, will discuss the inequality of income and wealth in the United States from historical, economic, and moral perspectives at Loyola Marymount University on Tuesday Oct. 20 at 2:40 p.m. in the William H. Hannon Library. Young is one of several keynote speakers participating […]

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LMU Inaugurates Its 16th President

Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., will be installed as the 16th president of Loyola Marymount University in an inauguration ceremony in Gersten Pavilion on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 1:30 p.m. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will be among the featured speakers at the ceremony. Before being selected LMU president, Snyder was vice president for academic affairs […]


LMU Response to Pope Francis’ Historic Address to Congress

After Pope Francis delivers his historic address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday, Sept. 24, members of the Loyola Marymount University campus community, alumni, and friends, will gather at 4 p.m. PDT for a replay of the address, followed by reactions from experts representing the Jesuit, theological and political science prospectives. It is […]