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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Communication Studies Welcomes Two Full-time Faculty Members

The College of Communication and Fine Arts is happy to welcome two new full-time faculty members to our Communication Studies Department. Communication Studies is the largest major in the college, and the second largest at LMU. The department now boasts 18 full-time faculty members as well as many part-time faculty, to round out the talented teaching […]

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Herring, Amanda

Art History Clinical Faculty Elevated to Tenure-Track

This summer, the Department of Art and Art History of the College of Communication and Fine Arts promoted Dr. Amanda Herring to a full-time tenure track faculty member. With a specialization in ancient Greek and Roman art history, she has been at LMU since 2012 as a clinical assistant professor. Dr. Herring received a B.A. […]

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Paige Asawa MFTH

American Art Therapy Association Honors MFT Faculty Member

This summer at the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) Annual Conference in Baltimore, Marital and Family (Art) Therapy faculty member Dr. Paige Asawa, PhD, ATR-BC, received the 2016 Distinguished Clinician in Family Service Award. This honor is bestowed on those who serve as models of excellence in art therapy. As an art therapist, art therapy […]

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Financial Impact

Araceli Campos ’16 is a senior studio arts major. She is the recipient of the CFA Council Scholarship, the Kalin Hart Talbott Art Scholarship, the Kate Micucci Art Scholarship and the Rudinica Family Art Scholarship. Araceli was also the winner of the CFA Mystery Box Challenge. She shared this first-hand perspective of her college experience and […]

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New CFA Space Supports Innovative Learning

What does 21st century education look like? A good place to observe is in Foley Building 210, where the CFA Innovative Learning Classroom was unveiled last semester. A joint effort between the College of Communication and Fine Arts faculty/staff and the Academic Technology team of Information Technology Services, the new space addresses CFA’s evolving pedagogical […]

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