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Masters on Encouraging Music Students to Find Their Own Voice

Martha Masters first achieved international recognition in 2000 when she won first prize in the Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition. Now a Clinical Assistant Professor in CFA’s Department of Music, and Artist-in-Residence, she keeps busy teaching music and pursuing a prolific solo career, in addition to organizing LMU’s 13th Annual Guitar Festival, which is […]

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CFA Faculty Collaborates with United States International University-Africa Delegation

Loyola Marymount University has partnered with United States International University-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, to explore opportunities for study abroad programs and promote connections among faculty members and administrators. A delegation from USIU-A arrived at LMU on Monday, Jan. 23, for a weeklong visit that included a signing ceremony Thursday afternoon formalizing the partnership. The goal […]

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Psychopomp Exhibit Immerses Visitors in a Transformative Experience

The Laband Art Gallery is currently presenting Psychopomp, an exhibition comprised of works by thirteen contemporary artists. Psychopomp, a term that dates back to ancient Greece, describes different beings who guide us from one place to another, from the unconscious to the conscious, from life to death. They are tricksters, healers, midwives, shape shifters, and […]

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Inauguration Teach-In Engages Students in the Political Process

Presidential elections, particularly close and divisive ones like the one in 2016, often inspire conversations about many important issues affecting the United States and the world. In an effort to engage our students in many of these topics, LMU will take up the pedagogical challenge of this particular historical moment with an Inauguration Day Teach-In. […]

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Interim Studio Arts Chair Accepts Appointment

Professor Jane Brucker has been named the Interim Chair of Studio Arts for the Spring 2017 semester, following the departure of former chair Garland Kirkpatrick, who is on sabbatical. Brucker has taught at LMU since 1993, and previously served as the chair of the Drawing Department within Studio Arts. Brucker uses sculptural objects and performance […]

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Art History Exhibition: (Re) Imagining Each Other

The Hannon Library Spring 2017 Archives and Special Collections gallery exhibition, (Re) Imagining Each Other, explores issues of race and culture through the examination of 19th-century illustrated texts, early 20th-century sculpture and postcards as well as contemporary ritual items from the permanent collections of the William H. Hannon Library’s Archives and Special Collections and the Loyola […]

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A Dream Renewed by Generosity

Madeline Canales ’17 is a communication studies major. We asked her to share this speech she presented at the November Scholarship Dinner. She serves as a CFA peer mentor, a resident advisor for the transfer student community, and is a member of First to Go and the Tri Delta Sorority. At Loyola Marymount University, I […]

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A Ballade in a Minor Key

By Joseph Wakelee-Lynch One of the highlights of the academic year for me is a piano recital by Wojciech Kocyan. To hear some of the world’s great music performed live by a virtuoso is a rare opportunity and gift. Kocyan gave another of his annual concerts this past Saturday evening, on Nov. 19. Murphy Recital […]

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