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Harriet Tubman Press – a New Source 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 TSEHAI Publishers announce the launch of the Harriet Tubman Press, a new source for African-American literature and academic works. The creation of this new imprint will be announced Monday, Aug. […]

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Six LMU Students Awarded Fulbright Grants

Six Loyola Marymount University students have earned Fulbright grants for 2016-17 — setting an LMU record for the largest number awarded in a single year. The students were selected from a group of 13 finalists – another record number for LMU – whose names were released earlier this year. Those earning grants for study, research […]

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Awarded Honorary Degree from LMU

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Loyola Marymount University on Wednesday, April 6, in an invitation-only ceremony in the Life Sciences Building Auditorium. Watch the live event here. Ban, a former diplomat in South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was honored for his humanitarian accomplishments; exceptional dedication […]

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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 Wednesday, April 6, at 10:45 a.m., in an invitation-only ceremony in the Life Sciences Building Auditorium. The university will honor Ban, a former diplomat in South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for his humanitarian accomplishments; exceptional […]

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Women’s Studies Professor Honored with Graves Award

Traci Voyles is an assistant professor of Women’s Studies. The biannual award, administered by Pomona College, rewards younger faculty members for excellence in teaching through research and includes a $10,000 stipend to support Voyles’ research and writing, which focuses on environmental justice at the Salton Sea and the intersectionality of gender in history.