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LMU Chamber Orchestra Enjoys Surge of Success

The LMU Chamber Orchestra is enjoying a successful reinvigoration, thanks to the combined efforts of Music Department Chair Mark Saya and chamber orchestra Director Tania Fleischer, as well as a talented group of instructors and student musicians. Currently an ensemble of 16 string musicians, the Chamber Orchestra recently tackled works ranging from classical Schubert to […]

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MFT program produces high number of stipend recipients

More than half of the 2015-16 graduates of CFA’s Marital and Family Therapy program have been awarded State of California and the L.A. County Department of Mental Health stipends to use towards their educational costs. Out of a graduating class of 20 students, 11 were awarded the $18,500 stipend and three were chosen as alternates, […]

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Pro Dancers Are Making an Impression on LMU Students

Beginning this semester, dance students at Loyola Marymount University will have an important milestone during the sixth week. That is when the new artist-in-residence program, appropriately called the 6th-Week Workshop, happens on campus. The inaugural guest for this semester’s workshop was acclaimed choreographer Debbie Allen and her Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Leimert Park, near […]

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Communicating Social Justice Issues

It’s not the most camera-friendly department in the College of Communication and Fine Arts, but the work being done in the Communication Studies Department definitely deserves a second look. “Our focus is on scholarship, leadership, and activism,” said Michele Hammers, associate professor of communication studies and chair of the department. “The social justice mission is […]

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Theatre Arts Lecturer Gets Visionary Playwright Award

Ian MacAllister-McDonald ’06, a faculty member of the Theatre Arts Department, has received the Visionary Playwright Award from Theater Masters, an organization dedicated to nurturing, developing, and producing or causing to be produced the work of emerging American playwrights. MacAllister-McDonald, who in addition to being an LMU alumnus is a lecturer in playwriting in the […]

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Getting a Start on the Career Path

The College of Communication and Fine Arts has heard the concerns of students and parents about career planning. In response, CFA is developing two initiatives to help students, seniors in particular, to answer the “what’s next” question. CFA is sponsoring a series of “Conversations with …” that invites distinguished alumni to campus to talk with […]

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LMU Dance Launches Educational Partnership

Loyola Marymount University and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company are launching a four-year partnership that will bring the works and philosophy of the renowned dancer and choreographer to a West Coast university for the first time. “This partnership represents an incredible opportunity for the students in our Dance Program, and is a testament […]

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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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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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