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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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Assessing the Transformative Potential of Design in Florence

Over the years, countless groups of U.S. undergrads have flocked to Florence to study Art and Art History – and what better place to do it? Loyola Marymount University Design professor Saeri Cho Dobson chose a different approach, however. Against Florence’s rich cultural patrimony and in the shadows of Renaissance masters, Dobson challenged students to […]

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Professor Henley to be Honored at Inge Theater Festival

Acclaimed playwright, screenwriter and LMU Theatre Arts Presidential Professor Beth Henley will be honored with the William Inge Distinguished Achievement in American Theater Award at the 36th William Inge Theater Festival at Independence Community College, Kansas, April 19-22, 2017. Henley joins the roster of renowned playwrights who have traveled to the small Kansas town, named […]

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Discovering a Personal Truth through Dance

Kay Hampton ’18 is a dance and psychology double major. We asked her to share her experience as part of a summer intensive program at the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company in New York City this summer. She serves as the general of the student worker program and leads bible studies for women and African […]

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Annual Colloquium Reveals the Dark Side of the Internet

Exploring the increasing encroachment of big data on our digital lives can be pretty scary stuff. According to the speakers at Communication Studies’ Annual Colloquium, anonymity in the current digital culture has become nearly impossible, and with few government regulations for personal data collection, this problem is only going to get worse as technology advances. On […]

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Deepening Art Therapy Understanding in Mexico

  Broadening student experience has always been a vital component of LMU’s Marital and Family Therapy (MFTH) graduate program. In 2004, department chair Debra Linesch, a longtime advocate for informing clinical skills with social justice and cultural awareness, launched the Art Therapy in Mexico summer program. This two-week long summer program teams LMU art therapy […]

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Exploring Ethnicity and Identity Through Performance

On October 3, an intimate crowd gathered in Murphy Recital Hall to view The Core Ensemble performance of “Los Valientes,” a chamber music theatre production featuring a solo actor performance, along with cello, percussion and piano music. The CFA-sponsored event explored ethnicity and identity by illuminating the lives of three legendary Latinos. Over three acts, […]

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Summer Arts Workshop Explores How Community Shapes Identity

In August, CFA’s Marital and Family (Art) Therapy (MFTH) Department held its 10th Annual Summer Arts Workshop. The young workshop participants were middle school students who collaborated with MFTH faculty members over the course of the week to explore and express their experiences and personalities through art. The effort combined a number of artistic techniques to […]

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