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The Honors program’s global immersion courses enable students to dive deep into different aspects of a country, such as its culture, through a series of research assignments under one theme.

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Into the divide

September 6, 2018

An alternative spring break mission to the border between California and Mexico’s Baja California gave students a chance to gain firsthand perspective on the immigrant and refugee experience. View Full Article

Life-changing pilgrimage

September 6, 2018

The pilgrimage to Le Puy, France, to walk in the footsteps of the University’s founders was a lesson in generosity, resilience and friendships for these two students. View Full Article

A writer's retreat

September 6, 2018

For three weeks this summer, a day in class involved listening to a lecture held in a room with large windows overlooking the Caribbean Sea, followed by hours of uninterrupted writing stirred by the beauty of the city that inspired the haunting works of Gabriel García Márquez. View Full Article

Parisian photo odyssey

September 6, 2018

Photography students search for their muse in Paris, France, during a summer course offered by the MFA in Film, Television and Photography department. View Full Article

New worlds

September 6, 2018

In August 2017, Sesera Katagi ’20 left her hometown of Otsu city in Japan’s Shiga prefecture. Her destination: Los Angeles and a year-long stint as an international exchange student at Mount Saint Mary’s University. Here, she reflects on all she gained from her time at the Mount. View Full Article

A legacy entrusted

September 6, 2018

Over the past two years, the CSJ Institute's Oral History Project has interviewed 55 sisters, producing more than 100 hours of footage that have been transcribed, indexed and made available to faculty and students interested in researching the sisters’ lives, ministries and history. View Full Article

Behind the scenes

September 6, 2018

A behind-the-scenes look at the Mount Saint Mary's filmmakers, staff members, partners and sisters who have spent the last two years bringing to life the stories of the CSJ Oral History Project. View Full Article

Persevering in science

September 6, 2018

A cancer survivor herself, Outstanding Alum Awardee Chamelli Jhappan '79 now helps manage government funding for cancer research as a National Cancer Institute (NCI) program director at the National Institutes of Health. View Full Article

Heart of compassion

September 6, 2018

Given the chance to make a difference, Natalie (Harris) Martinez ’79 shows up. She has a heart on fire for missions and this year she is being honored as an Outstanding Outstanding Alumna for service to the community. View Full Article

Beyond identity politics

September 6, 2018

As the youngest leader of a county party in California, Zaira Cedano ’14 says criticism of her age, gender and ethnicity only spur her on. She is this year's recipient of the Outstanding Alumnae Award, Rising Star distinction. View Full Article

Remembering Mrs. Doheny

September 6, 2018

Oct. 30, 2018, marks 60 years since the passing of Estelle Doheny, the Mount’s most generous and enduring benefactor in the University’s 93-year history. Among the wealthiest women in the world, Mrs. Doheny chose to leave much of her fortune to support education. View Full Article

Supporting scholarship

September 6, 2018

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet instilled in Carol Gibson '72 the belief that she has the ability and responsibility to make a difference. Now she wants to make sure that future generations will have the same kind of financial assistance she received while she was a student at the Mount. View Full Article

Teaching value of giving

September 6, 2018

David Burkitt ’97, PhD, is a firm believer in giving to the community, something he learned from his parents who were both great influences in his life and from the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. View Full Article

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