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Excellence in Caring
09/18/2019
Advocating for self-care, one nurse specialist helps lead a transformation
JoAnna Novak
09/17/2019
JoAnna Novak is an assistant professor in the MFA in Creative Writing program
Vivian Slu ’21
09/17/2019
Vivian Slu ’21 is a political science and philosophy major with a pre-law minor
A gift to the world
09/11/2019
For more than 35 years, Robert has filled a variety of leadership roles on campus
The claim to BSN fame
09/11/2019
The story behind the race to start California’s first nursing baccalaureate degree
Making is Learning
09/11/2019
Welcome to the Mount Makerspace, where students are encouraged to design, experiment, build and invent.
Being a light to others
09/11/2019
As a history scholar, Rausch says she learned that one person can embolden others and make a difference, one light at a time.
UNSTOPPABLE
09/11/2019
That word is more than just a tagline. It’s how our students define themselves.
Catching Nikon’s eye
09/11/2019
MSMU film student wins $10,000 scholarship for visual storytelling
Inspiring students
08/30/2019
A professor pushed Michelle Melendres ’03 to aim higher. Now she’s doing the same to her students.
Perseverance is key
08/30/2019
Alum's book about resilience and overcoming odds wins a Catholic Press Association Book Award.
Academia to workplace
08/26/2019
Embedding career guidance into college courses
Leading from the heart
08/09/2019
Student body president thrives on serving her communities, whether in her hometown or at the Mount.
Grassroots empowerment
08/08/2019
Alum’s work in global health brings attention to women in rural villages.
Double bond
08/02/2019
Chemistry professor’s charge to students: Do undergrad research and advocate for your rights.
Kudos to our alums
07/19/2019
Mount alums are racking up national awards recently. Congratulations to these four women!
Accolades: July 2019
06/26/2019
Publications, presentations and promotions: What our faculty and students have been up to recently.
Family key to success
06/24/2019
Alum credits her parents' hard work and dedication for her success as an educator.
Best for veterans
06/21/2019
Mount Saint Mary's nursing program ranks as one of the top 25 in the nation as a 2019 best bet for veterans.
Community Impact Award
06/12/2019
MSMU receives Community Impact Award from Mexican American Bar Foundation.
Fired up on BBQ love
06/03/2019
Weekend/Evening College alum making a name for himself in DC restaurant scene.
Film program one of best
05/30/2019
Variety names MSMU as one of the world's best film schools of 2019.
The gift of study abroad
05/17/2019
Alum's time in Rome as a student changed the trajectory of her life.
End-of-year accolades
05/10/2019
Faculty and staff celebrate milestone anniversaries, promotions and retirements.
Unstoppable Class of 2019
05/09/2019
Mount Saint Mary’s celebrates the journeys, achievements and transformations of the Class of 2019.
Student accolades
04/30/2019
Students showcase skills, research at academic conferences, competitions.
Teacher of the year
04/30/2019
Alum named one of L.A. Unified School District's top teachers for her outstanding work in special education.
Maternal care inequality
04/13/2019
A closer look: How has history impacted the poor health outcomes of black mothers and infants?
Path to leadership
04/09/2019
Mount's partnership with the Public Leadership Education Network prepares students for careers in public policy.
Feeding a need
04/08/2019
How the Mount Wellness movement is tackling one of higher education’s biggest issues: food insecurity.
Philanthropic match
04/08/2019
A gift from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing benefits the Mount's Student Ambassador program.
Health and policy
04/08/2019
Where wellness and analysis intersect: Grad program takes the pulse of the community.
House of refuge
04/08/2019
The childhood home of Mother St. John Fontbonne is now part of the Mount Saint Mary’s family.
The first alumnae
04/08/2019
Looking Back: The story of Mount Saint Mary's Class of 1929
Accolades: April 2019
04/07/2019
Mount Saint Mary's named one of California's top 30 colleges, plus faculty news
Report examines inclusion
04/02/2019
The 2019 Report focuses on how race, age and socio-economic status shape the lives of women in California.
Collectif 2019 released
03/30/2019
Online anthology of original faculty and staff writing examines intersectionality from multiple perspectives.
Women in Entertainment
03/12/2019
Collectif 2018: A paper examines the reasons why progress for women in television and films has been so slow.
Commencement news
03/10/2019
Oxfam America President Abby Maxman and CAST executive director Kay Buck to speak at ceremonies.
Accolades: March 2019
03/10/2019
The University earns a "Voter Friendly Campus" designation for second year in a row, plus faculty news.
Remembering Father George
03/10/2019
Memorial service to be held for one of the Mount's most beloved professors.
Coding with Google
03/10/2019
The Mount is one of the universities picked to host Applied Computing Series courses offered by Google.
Teaching the code
03/10/2019
Professor envisions machine-learning courses for computer science majors and non-STEM students alike.
Tribute for Father George
03/09/2019
Mount Saint Mary's President Emerita Jacqueline Powers Doud celebrates professor's life in eulogy
Feminist Theory and STEM
03/04/2019
Collectif 2018: Professor explores her own experiences as a female engineer from the lens of feminist theory.
Perfect setting
02/08/2019
Nursing alums chose the Chalon Campus as the backdrop for their engagement photos.
Inspiring lineup
02/06/2019
First Partner of California Jennifer Siebel Newsom will be in conversation at the 2019 Report event
Learning through play
02/06/2019
A joint course explores the connection of psychology and art in child development
Intersectionality
02/05/2019
A sneak peek at 2019’s The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California™
Recycling on campus
02/05/2019
In case you were wondering: You've put your recyclables in the blue recycling bin, what happens next?
College-friendly cookbook
02/04/2019
Peer wellness advocate compiles easy recipes meant for students with limited kitchen access.
Wellness walk
02/01/2019
The Mount launches a walking path on the Doheny Campus to get the community to move more.
Q&A with our board chair
01/30/2019
Tom Blumenthal talks about his business philosophy and focus on philanthropy
Winning response
01/30/2019
University earns silver award for crisis communications strategy during the Skirball Fire
Three reasons not to diet
01/07/2019
Be vigilant about how the culture of dieting can derail your journey to true wellness.
Accolades, January 2019
01/04/2019
What our faculty and alums have been up to: A Pushcart Prize nomination, a Teacher of the Year award, and more.
Healing in the classroom
01/03/2019
On-campus pro bono clinic provides physical therapy services to patients with brain injury
Fitness influencers
01/03/2019
Physical therapy students share wellness tips, fitness principles on Instagram as @TheFizeekGeeks
Called to Serve
12/19/2018
What draws someone into a life dedicated to service? Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet share what inspired them.
Accolades, November 2018
11/13/2018
The University is named one of the nation's "Best Colleges for Student Voting," plus faculty and alum news.
Answers in the earth?
10/18/2018
Honors biology students analyze campus soil as part of international search for new, effective antibiotics.
PsyD arrives
10/01/2018
MSMU launches a doctor of psychology program to help address shortage of mental healthcare services.
Impact research
09/25/2018
STEM scholars share research from highly selective summer research programs.
Lead in times of change
09/17/2018
Lessons learned at the 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference at Mount Saint Mary’s University.
Faculty notes: Sept. 2018
09/12/2018
What our faculty are up to: media exposure and a short story anthology.
Nurturing nurse leaders
09/07/2018
Three alums, working together at the same hospital, pave a path for other nurses to become leaders.
Global scholars
09/06/2018
Honors program global immersion course explores "privilege and poverty" in Brazil and Argentina.
Into the divide
09/06/2018
Service trip gives students a sobering perspective on the immigrant and refugee experience.
Life-changing pilgrimage
09/06/2018
Pilgrimage to Le Puy, France, lets student pilgrims connect deeper with the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph.
A writer's retreat
09/06/2018
Summer course in Colombia proves to be a magical, eye-opening experience for MFA in Creative Writing students.
Parisian photo odyssey
09/06/2018
Photography students live the dream during their summer in France.
New worlds
09/06/2018
Reflections from an international student on her year studying at Mount Saint Mary’s.
A legacy entrusted
09/06/2018
The CSJ Institute’s oral history project advances the stories and mission of Mount Saint Mary’s founding sisters.
Behind the scenes
09/06/2018
A look at the MSMU filmmakers who have brought to life the CSJ Oral History Project.
Persevering in science
09/06/2018
A cancer survivor, Outstanding Alum Awardee Chamelli Jhappan '79 now helps manage government funding for cancer research.
Heart of compassion
09/06/2018
A nurse and missionary, Natalie (Harris) Martinez ’79 is being honored as an Outstanding Alumna for service to the community.
Beyond identity politics
09/06/2018
As leader of a county party in California, Zaira Cedano '14 says criticism of her age, gender and ethnicity only spur her on.
Remembering Mrs. Doheny
09/06/2018
This October marks 60 years since the passing of Estelle Doheny, the University's most generous and enduring benefactor.
Supporting scholarship
09/06/2018
Profile of philanthropy: Carol Gibson '72 hopes to make a difference through education
Teaching value of giving
09/06/2018
Profile of philanthropy: David Burkitt '97, MBA program director, imparts lessons on giving to the next generation.
‘Most Transformative’
08/23/2018
New accolades for Mount Saint Mary’s University, one of the ‘Most Transformative Colleges’ in the U.S.
Diversity in STEM award
08/15/2018
Mount Saint Mary’s honored for engaging more students in science and research excellence.
Bold, bright and strong
08/15/2018
Find your voice at the Mount! Learn about all that we have to offer here at Mount Saint Mary’s.
DPT wellness assessments
08/10/2018
Physical therapy program initiatives to help keep athletes safe and healthcare providers healthy.
Expanded academic slate
08/09/2018
This fall, the University offers its first bachelor of fine arts degree and launches two fully online baccalaureate programs.
Building STEM capacity
08/08/2018
University wins $1.3 million STEM-building grant from the National Science Foundation.
Making the connection
08/03/2018
National women’s commissions gathering in Los Angeles features an MSMU flavor.
CSJ Oral History Project
08/02/2018
Mount Saint Mary's University has interviewed 55 of our Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ).
Summer JumpStart
08/01/2018
Incoming Athenians get a taste of what it takes to succeed at the Mount.
Faculty notes: Aug. 2018
08/01/2018
What our faculty are up to: Conferences from Chicago to Spain, publications, fellowships and more.
Training to be advocates
07/29/2018
Campus Ministry leaders learn how to advocate for social justice at a Catholic Relief Services student summit.
Degree with a guarantee
07/27/2018
Mount Saint Mary's guarantees admission for transfer students from California community colleges.
MSMU Orientation
07/22/2018
Take a look at one of our 2018 summer orientation sessions.
New accreditation earned
06/27/2018
MSMU receives accreditation for top-notch undergrad, graduate business programs.
Faculty support
06/04/2018
University joins a national consortium that prepares professors with career guidance skills.
'50 Women Can'
06/01/2018
MSMU partners with Take The Lead to equip more women to lead in media and entertainment.
‘No strangers to courage’
05/30/2018
MSMU President Ann McElaney-Johnson delivers commencement address at Marymount High School.
Alumna on the case
05/28/2018
Barbara Jones ’68 named special master in high-profile legal case with White House implications.
MBA to city council
05/25/2018
MBA alum defeats a longtime incumbent in Whittier City Council race.
Nursing grant for MSMU
05/21/2018
Riordan Foundation awards $2 million grant to nursing at the Mount.
MSMU WEC 2018 celebration
05/20/2018
Mount Saint Mary's Weekend/Evening College celebrates its Class of 2018.
Ready to run...and lead
05/17/2018
Mount Saint Mary’s hosts public campaign training to prepare more women to run for office.
Advancing research
05/14/2018
Honors scholars are doing work that’s making an impact well beyond the Mount’s campuses.
End-of-Year Traditions
05/11/2018
MSMU honors the students, staff and faculty who made 2017-2018 another year to remember.
Showing appreciation
05/11/2018
Annual end-of-year event celebrates the Mount's faculty and staff.
Carondelet Medal 2018
05/10/2018
Presentation of MSMU's highest honor, the Carondelet Medal, to Bernadette Gonzaque Robert '77.
The Class of 2018
05/09/2018
Celebrating the accomplishments of Mount Saint Mary's 2018 graduates.
Commencement address '18
05/09/2018
Va Lecia Adams Kellum, president and CEO of St. Joseph Center, delivered MSMU's 2018 undergraduate commencement address.
Grad Commencement address
05/08/2018
MSMU Provost Robert Perrins delivered the keynote address to graduating members of MSMU's Graduate Division
Screen time
05/06/2018
Mount Saint Mary's hosts a day of film screenings as part of the United State of Women summit.
From marching to running
05/01/2018
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass among elected officials to share advice at MSMU’s campaign training for women.
2018 RSWG Recap
04/30/2018
MSMU's latest research report shines a spotlight on gender inequities among California's workforce.
Paths to parity
04/27/2018
Students lead campus conversations on what it will take to create a more equitable world.
Welcome: Doheny ASD
04/17/2018
This April, the University welcomed admitted students to its Doheny Campus for a chance to learn more about the Mount.
Peer Wellness at MSMU
04/11/2018
Find out what being a peer wellness advocate is all about from one of our student leaders in the Mount Wellness movement!
Welcome: Chalon ASD
04/10/2018
This April, the University welcomed admitted students to its Chalon Campus for a chance to learn more about the Mount.
Roy's home
04/06/2018
Beloved Mount icon and nursing Living Legend returns after 35 years to teach, mentor and inspire.
Roy Model's early days
04/06/2018
Alums share their memories of Sr. Callista Roy and the early days of the Roy Adaptation Model.
A healthy support system
04/06/2018
Peer wellness advocates learn to coach, motivate fellow students on their wellness journey.
Lessons from the expert
04/06/2018
The Mount's wellness scholar-in-residence gives tips on motivating others to succeed.
Wellness at your own pace
04/06/2018
Peer wellness advocate shares lessons learned from a health expert.
The virtual odyssey
04/06/2018
Online poetry writing class pushes classic literature to the edge.
A CSJ-inspired career
04/06/2018
Profile of Philanthropy: Mount education makes impact on alum's teaching career.
Remembering Vairo
04/06/2018
Profile of Philanthropy: Beloved nursing professor found great joy in mentoring students.
Beyond Borders
04/06/2018
Students cross boundaries of nation and discipline to research cancer with a wide-angled lens.
The Kennedy Files
04/06/2018
Mystery donation to the Archives turns out to be an alum's special collection.
International flavor
04/05/2018
Language and Culture Festival brings the world to the Mount.
Ready to Run '18
04/05/2018
MSMU hosts public campaign training to prepare more women to run for office.
Academic showcase
04/04/2018
University-wide symposium highlights student and faculty research.
Music Fest, MSMU-style
04/02/2018
Women in Music Festival showcases diversity, power of music.
Faculty notes: April 2018
04/02/2018
Political science professor now leads Los Angeles' Commission on the Status of Women.
Spring time = go time
03/31/2018
Spring break offers Athenians a chance to travel, explore and serve.
Angelenas on the map
03/30/2018
MSMU and L.A. Mayor’s Office team up to recognize L.A. women.
Health, wellness, justice
03/28/2018
Conference helps educators teach and practice self-care.
Women in the workforce
03/26/2018
2018 Report shines light on persistent gender inequities in California workplace.
Commencement speaker
03/16/2018
Va Lecia Adams Kellum, president of St. Joseph Center, named undergrad commencement speaker.
A culture of health
03/13/2018
A Mount Wellness talk between CWO Bryant Adibe, MD, and Wellness Scholar Wayne Scott Andersen, MD.
Feet in the Street
03/02/2018
Students learn lessons from sisters’ social justice ministries.
Immigration and artistry
03/01/2018
Featured artists at latest exhibition talk about impact of immigration experience on their work.
Faculty notes: March 2018
03/01/2018
What our faculty and staff have been up to: an NBA Hall of Fame award, field research around Catalina Island, and more.
Unstoppable scholars
02/27/2018
Students and donors recognized at President’s Scholarship Luncheon.
The verdict is in
02/25/2018
Emely Reardon ’19 wins two awards at Mock Trial competition.
Social Justice Week
02/19/2018
Students and staff advocate, engage and act on issues of justice.
An educating exhibit
02/13/2018
Exhibit based on professor's book compares U.S., Chinese education.
Faculty notes: Feb. 2018
02/12/2018
What our faculty have been up to recently, including an appearance at the United Nations and a local newscast.
Wellness Week 2018
02/12/2018
Eating green, moving more and de-stressing with a week focused on fun, fitness and feeling well.
Beyond the Report
02/08/2018
Mount Saint Mary’s adds new elements to its annual work on gender equity in California.
Advancing gender equity
01/26/2018
L.A. mayor cites University's gender equity research as a "light to expose shortcomings."
New year, same you
01/12/2018
Set goals to appreciate who you are and to treat yourself with more compassion.
Grand music, grand venues
01/12/2018
The Da Camera Society presents lineup for 2018's Doheny Soirees and Chamber Music in Historic Sites series.
Women in Music Festival
01/11/2018
Special event showcases the brilliance of female musicians and music scholars.
Women in Hollywood
01/10/2018
Speaker series brings media and entertainment industry experts to campus.
In search of the founders
01/09/2018
Students to travel to France in the footsteps of the University's founders.
Yoga anywhere
01/08/2018
Mount Wellness partners with YogaWorks to offer free online classes to the community.
Faculty notes: Jan. 2018
01/08/2018
A documentary screening, an op-ed in The Washington Post, and a media interview
A leader in healthcare
01/08/2018
Nursing alum earns award from the National Hispanic Health Foundation.
Winning the vote
12/07/2017
Mount Saint Mary’s receives Bronze Seal for Excellence in student voter engagement.
Holiday de-stress tips
12/06/2017
Tips for taking the tension out of holiday celebrations.
Skirball Fire updates
12/06/2017
Check here for the latest updates on the Skirball Fire.
Compassionate companion
12/05/2017
New volunteer program to pair students with CSJ sisters at Carondelet Center
Campaign kick-off
12/04/2017
Celebrating the official launch of "An Unstoppable Campaign for Mount Saint Mary's University."
AIDS Pandemic
12/04/2017
Stephen Inrig, PhD, associate professor, appeared as a guest expert on L.A.'s ABC-7.
Faculty notes: Dec. 2017
12/01/2017
Recent publications, presentations and media appearances by University faculty.
Exchange of experiences
12/01/2017
Student exchange programs bring global diversity to the Mount
Stepping into wellness
11/29/2017
First-year students learn about eating green, thinking healthy.
An Unstoppable Campaign
11/11/2017
Starting a bold, new chapter in the history of Mount Saint Mary’s University
Center's debut
11/10/2017
Opening a new hub for gender equity research, advocacy and leadership development.
CSJ Institute opens
11/10/2017
Celebrating the opening of a new space for the Mount's CSJ Institute.
Pop-up poetry
11/10/2017
Professor’s passion sparks idea for special poetry readings on campus
Transformation
11/10/2017
The transformative power of a Mount education: “An Unstoppable Campaign for Mount Saint Mary’s University”
Empowering excellence
11/09/2017
At the Mount, we graduate intelligent, confident leaders who are extraordinary catalysts for positive change.
A STEM believer
11/08/2017
Chamelli Jhappan ’79 talks about the need for women in STEM and how the Mount propelled her career.
Wellness at the Mount
11/08/2017
We are committed to graduating healthy, resilient leaders. Find out how, thanks to our wellness movement.
The future of wellness
11/07/2017
Our wellness movement is a national model for healthy living. All it needs now is a home.
Formula for success
11/06/2017
Numbers and algorithms are beautiful to Gladys Olivares ’17, a math major with a minor in fine art.
Answering the call
11/05/2017
Hundreds of Athenians turn out for the Mount's 2017 Invitation to Serve.
MSMU Open House
11/01/2017
A quick taste of the energy, passion and camaraderie present at every Mount Saint Mary’s open house for future Athenians!
Ambassadors of wellness
11/01/2017
Peer Wellness Advocates ready to educate and motivate students to take ownership of their health.
Meet the Campaign team
10/31/2017
Meet the leadership team piloting "An Unstoppable Campaign for Mount Saint Mary's University."
Transforming lives
10/29/2017
A Mount education has made Phylizia Carrillo '17 a "force to be reckoned with."
Intersection of studies
10/29/2017
Studying the sciences at a liberal arts university represents the best of both worlds.
Eating well, feeling well
10/26/2017
Celebrating National Food Day in a big way at the Mount.
Healthy choices
10/23/2017
Mount Wellness will focus this year on promoting good nutrition and healthier choices.
Advancing Women
10/23/2017
Dynamic 2017 public programming presented by the University’s Center for the Advancement of Women.
Creating ‘aha!’ moments
10/17/2017
Outstanding Alumnae Awardee Kristin Vanderlip-Taylor ’97 is one of the state’s top art educators.
Navigating a path
10/16/2017
Outstanding Alumnae Awardee Joy Bejarano ’15 MBA strengthens ties with alums, students and the University.
Diversity leadership
10/12/2017
Kari Bolen, EdD, is the new director of diversity and inclusion at Mount Saint Mary's.
Journey to the start
10/02/2017
To help us reconnect with our heritage, the CSJ Institute has created a series of Le Puy pilgrimages.
Reaching the summit
10/01/2017
A celebration of Mount Saint Mary's 2017 graduating cohort of Doctor of Physical Therapy students.
DPT Class of '17
10/01/2017
The University's latest Doctor of Physical Therapy cohort is ready to lead.
Fun and games
10/01/2017
Students and alums teamed up for an annual Mount tradition: The Athenian Day Games!
The AIDS pandemic
09/27/2017
Professor co-authors book analyzing lessons learned from global response to AIDS pandemic.
The Resilient Leader
09/27/2017
Discovering the resilient leader within at Mount Saint Mary's University's 2017 Women's Leadership Conference!
Finding the way
09/25/2017
What do you pack for the journey of a lifetime? Sturdy shoes and an open mind, says Mary Lenihan ‘58
Off and running
09/22/2017
Since 2013, Ready to Run™ has brought together hundreds of emerging women leaders each year. Some are already making waves.
Leadership post
09/22/2017
University President Ann McElaney-Johnson is the new chair of the Women's College Coalition.
Outdoor labs
09/21/2017
From the lab to the field to the water, summertime is research time at the Mount.
Paying it forward
09/20/2017
As one of hundreds of scholarship recipients at the Mount, Claire Atanacio '19 knows that someday she wants to do the giving.
Alums Giving Back
08/21/2017
From donating to mentoring, Mount alums know the value of giving back, and helping more students become unstoppable.
Unstoppable
07/07/2017
What makes Mount Saint Mary's University unstoppable? Two words: Our students.
A national movement
05/12/2017
Mount Saint Mary's joins the Partnership for a Healthier America.
Ready to Run 2017
04/25/2017
Women’s experience and leadership are needed in public service. That’s why we present Ready to Run.
Time to Flourish
04/12/2017
When women flourish, we all flourish. Learn more from our 2017 Report on the Status of Women & Girls in California.
Mount Wellness
03/03/2017
Celebrating the launch of the University's Mount Wellness campaign, and the creation of the Mount’s club sports teams.
Meet The Sisters
01/14/2017
Introducing the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet in Los Angeles: founders and guiding lights at the Mount.