Archive | October, 2013


Students Inspired by The Lydia Hao Emerging Artists Program

There is often a difficult place for artists at the beginning of their careers: they are largely sure of their vision, but they lack an outlet to present their art. Loyola Marymount University’s Lydia Hao Emerging Artists Program provides a showcase for yet-to-be recognized artists to advance their art. And LMU’s students benefit by proximity […]

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Profile: Gloria Calderón Kellett ’97

Gloria Calderón Kellett is a Del Rey Players veteran and has worked in TV, theater and short films. Midway through her senior year as a communication arts major in the College of Communication and Fine Arts, Gloria Calderón Kellett ’97 was right where any actor would love to be — on stage. She was performing […]

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Barnelle Theatre Renovations Lauded

The Virginia Barnelle Theatre on the Loyola Marymount University campus has undergone a $150,000 facelift that will please students and audiences alike. “We are all unbelievably excited about this,” said Robert Hillig, master electrician and production manager for the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. “Reaction to the renovation has been overwhelmingly positive. The faculty […]

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Debra Linesch, who works with children, adolescents and families in crisis, oversees LMU’s collaborative art therapy program with the Universidad Iberoamericano in Mexico.

A Conversation with Debra Linesch

Debra Linesch is professor and chair of the LMU Department of Marital and Family Therapy. The author of four books and numerous articles and a former elementary school teacher, she has worked for years helping children deal with the effects of witnessing violence.   Does the impact on children who are witnesses of gun violence […]

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The Financial Impact

Senior Tamara Lawrence, a communication studies major and sociology minor, is the recipient of a CFA Council Scholarship, the Mr. and Mrs. William J. Daze, Sr. Scholarship and others. Tamara shares this first-hand perspective of how the scholarship assistance has furthered her college career. I am grateful for the support I’ve had during my four […]

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Curators in the Making

When it opened in 2008, the student-run Thomas P. Kelly, Jr. Student Art Gallery was an idea whose time had arrived. “The biggest challenge that first year was figuring out how to fit all the exhibitions,” said Kirsten Harkonen ’09, the first student director of the space. “So many students submitted proposals for exhibition, and […]

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