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International Colloquium Tackles Issues of Language, Culture and Identity Among Immigrant Populations

In an increasingly interconnected world, issues of language, culture and identity are more important than ever before. At the III International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures and Identities in Schools & Society on July 5-7 in Soria, Spain, students and professionals gathered to address how the integration of these issues affects immigrant populations worldwide. The event […]

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LMU Magazine: Covering Crises By the Minute

An interview with Kathleen Miles, M.A. ’09, an LMU/Teach For America alumna and senior editor of The Huffington Post’s new The WorldPost, was only a minute old before its notes had to be altered. What began with a litany of major crises confronting her as an international journalist — the Ukraine, ISIS, Ebola, Israel/Gaza, Central […]

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Three From the School of Education Named LAUSD Teachers of the Year

Two LMU School of Education alumni, Shawn Boone and Daniel Gettinger, and one current student, Collin Felch, have been named recipients of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year honor. The distinction, given this year to 21 teachers out of the more than 27,500 in the district, recognizes “exemplary and creative […]

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LMU/Teach For America Student Wins BET Award for Service to Her Community

On November 3, Ty-Licia Hooker, a student in the LMU/Teach For America Northern California Partnership program earning her teaching credential, was honored at the BET Black Girls Rock Awards as a recipient of the 2013 Making A Difference (M.A.D.) Girl Award. Hooker was recognized for founding two non-profit organizations focused on providing disadvantaged and at-risk […]

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SOE Student LaRon Armstead is Profiled in the Los Angeles Times

Despite growing up amid gangs and drugs in South Central Los Angeles, LaRon Armstead – now a graduate student in the LMU School of Education – escaped this life and worked hard to beat the odds and become a student-athlete at LMU. He played on the men’s basketball team. After earning his bachelor’s degree in […]

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