Accolades, November 2018
The University is named one of the nation's "Best Colleges for Student Voting," plus faculty and alum news.
Answers in the earth?
Honors biology students analyze campus soil as part of international search for new, effective antibiotics.
MSMU launches a doctor of psychology program to help address shortage of mental healthcare services.
A legacy entrusted
The CSJ Institute’s oral history project advances the stories and mission of Mount Saint Mary’s founding sisters.
Women in Hollywood
Speaker series brings media and entertainment industry experts to campus.
From the lab to the field to the water, summertime is research time at the Mount.
STEM scholars share research from highly selective summer research programs.
New accolades for Mount Saint Mary’s University, one of the ‘Most Transformative Colleges’ in the U.S.
The Class of 2018
Celebrating the accomplishments of Mount Saint Mary's 2018 graduates.
Lead in times of change
Lessons learned at the 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference at Mount Saint Mary’s University.
MSMU honors the students, staff and faculty who made 2017-2018 another year to remember.
Expanded academic slate
This fall, the University offers its first bachelor of fine arts degree and launches two fully online baccalaureate programs.
Into the divide
Service trip gives students a sobering perspective on the immigrant and refugee experience.
Behind the scenes
A look at the MSMU filmmakers who have brought to life the CSJ Oral History Project.
Honors program global immersion course explores "privilege and poverty" in Brazil and Argentina.
‘No strangers to courage’
MSMU President Ann McElaney-Johnson delivers commencement address at Marymount High School.
Heart of compassion
A nurse and missionary, Natalie (Harris) Martinez ’79 is being honored as an Outstanding Alumna for service to the community.
Nurturing nurse leaders
Three alums, working together at the same hospital, pave a path for other nurses to become leaders.
Pilgrimage to Le Puy, France, lets student pilgrims connect deeper with the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph.
Persevering in science
A cancer survivor, Outstanding Alum Awardee Chamelli Jhappan '79 now helps manage government funding for cancer research.
Beyond identity politics
As leader of a county party in California, Zaira Cedano '14 says criticism of her age, gender and ethnicity only spur her on.
A writer's retreat
Summer course in Colombia proves to be a magical, eye-opening experience for MFA in Creative Writing students.
Remembering Mrs. Doheny
This October marks 60 years since the passing of Estelle Doheny, the University's most generous and enduring benefactor.
Profile of philanthropy: Carol Gibson '72 hopes to make a difference through education
Teaching value of giving
Profile of philanthropy: David Burkitt '97, MBA program director, imparts lessons on giving to the next generation.
Reflections from an international student on her year studying at Mount Saint Mary’s.
Peer Wellness at MSMU
Find out what being a peer wellness advocate is all about from one of our student leaders in the Mount Wellness movement!
Take a look at one of our 2018 summer orientation sessions.
CSJ Oral History Project
Mount Saint Mary's University has interviewed 55 of our Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ).
Bold, bright and strong
Find your voice at the Mount! Learn about all that we have to offer here at Mount Saint Mary’s.
Building STEM capacity
University wins $1.3 million STEM-building grant from the National Science Foundation.
Diversity in STEM award
Mount Saint Mary’s honored for engaging more students in science and research excellence.
Degree with a guarantee
Mount Saint Mary's guarantees admission for transfer students from California community colleges.
Training to be advocates
Campus Ministry leaders learn how to advocate for social justice at a Catholic Relief Services student summit.
Faculty notes: Aug. 2018
What our faculty are up to: Conferences from Chicago to Spain, publications, fellowships and more.
DPT wellness assessments
Physical therapy program initiatives to help keep athletes safe and healthcare providers healthy.
Making the connection
National women’s commissions gathering in Los Angeles features an MSMU flavor.
Incoming Athenians get a taste of what it takes to succeed at the Mount.
'50 Women Can'
MSMU partners with Take The Lead to equip more women to lead in media and entertainment.
Ready to Run '18
MSMU hosts public campaign training to prepare more women to run for office.
University-wide symposium highlights student and faculty research.
University joins a national consortium that prepares professors with career guidance skills.
Honors scholars are doing work that’s making an impact well beyond the Mount’s campuses.
Beloved Mount icon and nursing Living Legend returns after 35 years to teach, mentor and inspire.
Alumna on the case
Barbara Jones ’68 named special master in high-profile legal case with White House implications.
MBA to city council
MBA alum defeats a longtime incumbent in Whittier City Council race.
Students cross boundaries of nation and discipline to research cancer with a wide-angled lens.
Paths to parity
Students lead campus conversations on what it will take to create a more equitable world.
Ready to run...and lead
Mount Saint Mary’s hosts public campaign training to prepare more women to run for office.
Stephen Inrig, PhD, associate professor, appeared as a guest expert on L.A.'s ABC-7.
DPT Class of '17
The University's latest Doctor of Physical Therapy cohort is ready to lead.
Va Lecia Adams Kellum, president of St. Joseph Center, named undergrad commencement speaker.
Carondelet Medal 2018
Presentation of MSMU's highest honor, the Carondelet Medal, to Bernadette Gonzaque Robert '77.
Commencement address '18
Va Lecia Adams Kellum, president and CEO of St. Joseph Center, delivered MSMU's 2018 undergraduate commencement address.
Grad Commencement address
MSMU Provost Robert Perrins delivered the keynote address to graduating members of MSMU's Graduate Division
Welcome: Chalon ASD
This April, the University welcomed admitted students to its Chalon Campus for a chance to learn more about the Mount.
Welcome: Doheny ASD
This April, the University welcomed admitted students to its Doheny Campus for a chance to learn more about the Mount.
The verdict is in
Emely Reardon ’19 wins two awards at Mock Trial competition.
Meet the Campaign team
Meet the leadership team piloting "An Unstoppable Campaign for Mount Saint Mary's University."
Mount Saint Mary's hosts a day of film screenings as part of the United State of Women summit.
From marching to running
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass among elected officials to share advice at MSMU’s campaign training for women.
2018 RSWG Recap
MSMU's latest research report shines a spotlight on gender inequities among California's workforce.
Women in the workforce
2018 Report shines light on persistent gender inequities in California workplace.
The Kennedy Files
Mystery donation to the Archives turns out to be an alum's special collection.
A CSJ-inspired career
Profile of Philanthropy: Mount education makes impact on alum's teaching career.
The virtual odyssey
Online poetry writing class pushes classic literature to the edge.
Lessons from the expert
The Mount's wellness scholar-in-residence gives tips on motivating others to succeed.
A healthy support system
Peer wellness advocates learn to coach, motivate fellow students on their wellness journey.
Roy Model's early days
Alums share their memories of Sr. Callista Roy and the early days of the Roy Adaptation Model.
Profile of Philanthropy: Beloved nursing professor found great joy in mentoring students.
Wellness Week 2018
Eating green, moving more and de-stressing with a week focused on fun, fitness and feeling well.
Feet in the Street
Students learn lessons from sisters’ social justice ministries.
Meet The Sisters
Introducing the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet in Los Angeles: founders and guiding lights at the Mount.
Time to Flourish
When women flourish, we all flourish. Learn more from our 2017 Report on the Status of Women & Girls in California.
Beyond the Report
Mount Saint Mary’s adds new elements to its annual work on gender equity in California.
Professor’s passion sparks idea for special poetry readings on campus
Immigration and artistry
Featured artists at latest exhibition talk about impact of immigration experience on their work.
Faculty notes: March 2018
What our faculty and staff have been up to: an NBA Hall of Fame award, field research around Catalina Island, and more.
Social Justice Week
Students and staff advocate, engage and act on issues of justice.
The future of wellness
Our wellness movement is a national model for healthy living. All it needs now is a home.
A culture of health
A Mount Wellness talk between CWO Bryant Adibe, MD, and Wellness Scholar Wayne Scott Andersen, MD.
Faculty notes: Feb. 2018
What our faculty have been up to recently, including an appearance at the United Nations and a local newscast.
Advancing gender equity
L.A. mayor cites University's gender equity research as a "light to expose shortcomings."
Opening a new hub for gender equity research, advocacy and leadership development.
Mount Wellness partners with YogaWorks to offer free online classes to the community.
A national movement
Mount Saint Mary's joins the Partnership for a Healthier America.
Navigating a path
Outstanding Alumnae Awardee Joy Bejarano ’15 MBA strengthens ties with alums, students and the University.
Grand music, grand venues
The Da Camera Society presents lineup for 2018's Doheny Soirees and Chamber Music in Historic Sites series.
New year, same you
Set goals to appreciate who you are and to treat yourself with more compassion.
Winning the vote
Mount Saint Mary’s receives Bronze Seal for Excellence in student voter engagement.
Celebrating the official launch of "An Unstoppable Campaign for Mount Saint Mary's University."
Formula for success
Numbers and algorithms are beautiful to Gladys Olivares ’17, a math major with a minor in fine art.
CSJ Institute opens
Celebrating the opening of a new space for the Mount's CSJ Institute.
Wellness at the Mount
We are committed to graduating healthy, resilient leaders. Find out how, thanks to our wellness movement.
Reaching the summit
A celebration of Mount Saint Mary's 2017 graduating cohort of Doctor of Physical Therapy students.
The transformative power of a Mount education: “An Unstoppable Campaign for Mount Saint Mary’s University”
Mount Wellness will focus this year on promoting good nutrition and healthier choices.
A STEM believer
Chamelli Jhappan ’79 talks about the need for women in STEM and how the Mount propelled her career.
At the Mount, we graduate intelligent, confident leaders who are extraordinary catalysts for positive change.
A Mount education has made Phylizia Carrillo '17 a "force to be reckoned with."
Intersection of studies
Studying the sciences at a liberal arts university represents the best of both worlds.
University President Ann McElaney-Johnson is the new chair of the Women's College Coalition.
Alums Giving Back
From donating to mentoring, Mount alums know the value of giving back, and helping more students become unstoppable.
Paying it forward
As one of hundreds of scholarship recipients at the Mount, Claire Atanacio '19 knows that someday she wants to do the giving.
Off and running
Since 2013, Ready to Run™ has brought together hundreds of emerging women leaders each year. Some are already making waves.
Journey to the start
To help us reconnect with our heritage, the CSJ Institute has created a series of Le Puy pilgrimages.
Finding the way
What do you pack for the journey of a lifetime? Sturdy shoes and an open mind, says Mary Lenihan ‘58
Creating ‘aha!’ moments
Outstanding Alumnae Awardee Kristin Vanderlip-Taylor ’97 is one of the state’s top art educators.
Answering the call
Hundreds of Athenians turn out for the Mount's 2017 Invitation to Serve.
Ambassadors of wellness
Peer Wellness Advocates ready to educate and motivate students to take ownership of their health.
The AIDS pandemic
Professor co-authors book analyzing lessons learned from global response to AIDS pandemic.
Fun and games
Students and alums teamed up for an annual Mount tradition: The Athenian Day Games!
Kari Bolen, EdD, is the new director of diversity and inclusion at Mount Saint Mary's.
Ready to Run 2017
Women’s experience and leadership are needed in public service. That’s why we present Ready to Run.
Dynamic 2017 public programming presented by the University’s Center for the Advancement of Women.
MSMU Open House
A quick taste of the energy, passion and camaraderie present at every Mount Saint Mary’s open house for future Athenians!
The Resilient Leader
Discovering the resilient leader within at Mount Saint Mary's University's 2017 Women's Leadership Conference!
What makes Mount Saint Mary's University unstoppable? Two words: Our students.
Celebrating the launch of the University's Mount Wellness campaign, and the creation of the Mount’s club sports teams.