Startup Weekend 2017

This past November, students from different grade levels and majors came together for Startup Weekend 2017. They formed teams based on interest and skills and, with the help of coaches from different fields, created plans for viable businesses, all within 54 hours. All participants walked away from the competition with a business plan they could pursue and continue to work on after the weekend’s conclusion.

Experimenting with New Techniques in Innovative Studio Arts “Makerspace”

To find one of the most innovative creative spaces on LMU’s campus, you really have to look. Burns 134, also known as the Mikos Makerspace, may be tucked away in an unassuming corner of the Burns Fine Arts Complex, but inside the room, the atmosphere is positively electrifying. Constructed over Summer 2017, this brand-new creative lab provides a space where studio art students can explore a range of techniques and methods for creating 2-D and 3-D artworks.

MFT Students Dominate State Stipend Awards

For the sixth consecutive year, LMU’s cohort of graduate Marital and Family Therapy (MFT) and Art Therapy students have proportionally received more MFT State Stipends awards than any other school in the Southern California region. This year, our students received nine stipend awards in total. “I am exceedingly proud of this group in receiving so many stipend awards,” said Bryant Keith Alexander, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts.