Theatre, Photography Among CFA’s Undergraduate Research Presentations

The 7th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium attracted nearly 350 students from all five undergraduate colleges and the School of Film and TV. Among the presenters were Ariana Sturr, a studio arts major, and Brea Hammonds, a theater arts and communication studies major. Sturr, a senior with an emphasis in photography, is profoundly interested in humanity’s […]

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Del Rey Players: University Program of the Year

At the 2015 Student Service and Leadership Awards ceremony in Sacred Heart Chapel, the Del Rey Players were named the University Program of the Year. The entirely student-run troupe just completed its 84th year at LMU and their most recent production of “Godspell” sold out all seven performances. The Del Rey Players strives to create works of […]

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CFA Alumna Gives Fundraising a Boost

Claudine Cazian Britz ’00 knows a lot about opportunities and making the most of them. At the start of her career, she followed her curiosity about the radio entertainment business; after working full days at an office job, she volunteered a few extra hours a week to help produce Ryan Seacrest’s radio show to learn […]

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Message from the Dean

Dear Friends of CFA, It has been a wonderful 2014-2015 academic year and the College of Communication and Fine Arts has much to celebrate. Our current students and former students, our faculty and our staff, are all excelling in the key dimensions of evaluation: teaching/learning, scholarship/creative activities, and service along with a consistent commitment to […]

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The Financial Impact

Maria Loreto Lopez ’16, an art history major from Montebello, California, has benefited from the Communication and Fine Arts  Scholarship; the CFA Council Scholarship; and the Sarah Nell Noble Art History Scholarship. She shared this first-hand perspective of how being a scholarship recipient has affected her college experience.   I largely identify with my Hispanic heritage and I […]

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LMU Professor Presents Webinar on Compassionate Communication

Many studies have been made from the perspective of offering compassion; how the nurse, or volunteer, or professional communicates comfort and consolation. What hasn’t had as much attention, though it’s a vital part of the social justice equation, is perspective of the receiver. “If this is a two-way street,” says Timothy Huffman, assistant professor of […]

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LMU Professors Royer, Loo Earn Honors

Royer’s Work Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award Judith Royer, C.S.J., has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her 40-year career dedicated to developing and fostering the talents of theatre students. Royer, a theatre arts professor at Loyola Marymount University, received the honor from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival on Feb. 14 […]

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Practicing Social Justice Through Arts Education

By Nathalie Sánchez ‘07 Last year, one of my first-grade students could not look at herself in the mirror let alone have the will to draw her self-portrait. Maria* eventually tore her drawing in half, threw it on the floor, put her head down and cried. Of my six years teaching art to youth in […]

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The Financial Impact

Jasmine Pringle ’15 a communication studies major with a minor in sociology from Pomona, California, has benefited from: the CFA Council Scholarship that supports students based on talent and experience; the James E. and Mary Bahan Scholarship that supports students who are academically deserving and have financial need; and the Communication and Fine Arts Annual […]

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Research Delves into Views of Marriage

Does Cinderella live happily married ever after? Does Sleeping Beauty live out a dream of wedded bliss? Those familiar tales captivated Jennifer Boucher ‘14 as a youngster. She describes herself as a hopeless romantic growing up, thinking “that’ll be me some day.” But she realized during her high school years that the end of the […]

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