Archive | November, 2014

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 Sanchez ’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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Message from the Dean

Dear friends of CFA,  I am well into my third year as Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts, and I am still committed to the compelling mission of LMU, as well as the critical and creative ways in which CFA activates the mission through our outstanding departments and programs. To coin a phrase from […]

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Studio Arts-Art History Alumna Returns to Exhibit Her Work

“Following the Prescribed Path” is an exhibit that seeks to tell a story of many journeys, both near and far. One might say that following a predetermined road, as the title suggests, is less creative than wandering unintentionally. However, the artists suggest otherwise. Erin Mallea ’12 is one of seven artists that contributed to the […]

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Tribute to Paul Salamunovich

Paul Salamunovich, the Maestro Paul Salamunovich passed away on April 3, 2014. He was professor of music and choral activities at LMU and director of the L.A. Master Chorale. More about Paul: Slideshow Tribute Beacon of the Choral Art We Tenors — Leadership Lessons from the Choir Room By Joseph Wakelee-Lynch This article originally appeared […]

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