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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 position for five years. Viviano’s term began June 1. Viviano, who serves as president and chief executive officer of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has been a member of LMU’s Board of Trustees since 2010. He […]

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LMU Receives Major Federal Grant to Support English Learners in Los Angeles Unified School District

Loyola Marymount University’s School of Education has secured a $2.7 million federal grant in collaboration with Los Angeles Unified School District and the Sobrato Family Foundation to provide a comprehensive early literacy program and increase the pipeline of highly qualified bilingual teachers. The 5-year partnership will support professional development for up to 84 in-service teachers […]

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Students, Professors Attend Presidential Debate Watch Party and Forum at LMU

Join students and professors at Loyola Marymount University on Monday, Sept. 26, on the Westchester campus to watch and discuss the first presidential debate. LMU’s Debate Watch Party, which will begin just before Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off at Hofstra University in New York, offers opportunities for dialog, questions and answers about the […]

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LMU Hosts Dialogue on Race and an LAPD Discussion on Policing

Loyola Marymount University will host a two-part discussion on race relations with students and members of the Los Angeles Police Department on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Westchester campus. LMU’s Day of Dialogue comes as race and immigration remain central themes in the presidential race, and police shootings involving black men have triggered community unrest […]

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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 intensity of floods and droughts that would leave Southern California with water shortages in the coming decades, according to scientists at Loyola Marymount University and the Climate Change Science Institute at Oak […]