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Student affairs leaders wear MSMU Votes shirts to promote civic engagement on both Mount campuses.

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MSMU LEAD Institution

MSMU Again Selected as LEAD Institution to Support Civic Engagement.

October 15, 2019
(From left) Mount students Alissa Oakes and Arleen Lamba work together in a campus lab on the NIH-funded research project.

ResearchSpotlightsSTEM

MSMU Awarded Research Grant

The National Institute of Health has awarded MSMU a $400k Grant to Research Chronic Diabetes Progression.

October 15, 2019
White Coats Fall 2019 Ceremony - Listing Image

Educational ExcellenceSpotlightsWomen

White Coat Ceremony

80 incoming nursing students entered the chapel to be cloaked with a white nursing coat by MSMU faculty.

October 15, 2019
group of women posing with props in front of backdrop

SpotlightsWomen

Women’s Leadership

The Women’s Leadership Conference brings together women to connect and learn.

October 11, 2019
girl sitting on bench

Educational ExcellenceSpotlightsWomen

Isabel Villarreal '20

Isabel Villarreal '20 is an English and history major, an Honors Scholar, and a commuter student mentor.

October 11, 2019
Sanchez profile

LeadershipResearchSpotlights

Robert Sanchez

Robert Sanchez is an assistant professor of philosophy who specializes in Mexican and Latin American philosophy.

October 11, 2019
Unstoppable Alums

AlumsWomen

Unstoppable Alums

Striving for excellence, these three alums will be honored with Outstanding Alumnae Awards at Homecoming 2019.

October 10, 2019
group of people posing

Campus LifeSpotlightsThe Arts

Bridge to Everywhere

The Music Department has announced it's 2019-2020 ensemble-in-residence, Bridge to Everywhere.

October 10, 2019
Marilyn Shirk ’73

AlumsSTEMWomen

Excellence in Caring

Advocating for self-care, one nurse specialist helps lead a transformation

September 18, 2019
JoAnna Novak

SpotlightsThe ArtsWomen

JoAnna Novak

JoAnna Novak is an assistant professor in the MFA in Creative Writing program

September 17, 2019
Vivian Slu '21

LeadershipSpotlightsWomen

Vivian Slu ’21

Vivian Slu ’21 is a political science and philosophy major with a pre-law minor

September 17, 2019
Bernadette Robert ‘77

AlumsDiversityWomen

A gift to the world

For more than 35 years, Robert has filled a variety of leadership roles on campus

September 11, 2019
Historic photograph of MSMU nursing students

Spirit of the FoundersSTEMWomen

The claim to BSN fame

The story behind the race to start California’s first nursing baccalaureate degree

September 11, 2019
girls working on crafts

STEMWomen

Making is Learning

Welcome to the Mount Makerspace, where students are encouraged to design, experiment, build and invent.

September 11, 2019
woman and man smiling with water behind

AlumsWomen

Being a light to others

As a history scholar, Rausch says she learned that one person can embolden others and make a difference, one light at a time.

September 11, 2019
Unstoppable Listing (Slideshow)

LeadershipWomen

UNSTOPPABLE

That word is more than just a tagline. It’s how our students define themselves.

September 11, 2019
Catching Nikon Eye

ScholarshipsSpotlightsThe Arts

Catching Nikon’s eye

MSMU film student wins $10,000 scholarship for visual storytelling

September 11, 2019

AlumsEducational ExcellenceSpotlights

Inspiring students

A professor pushed Michelle Melendres ’03 to aim higher. Now she’s doing the same to her students.

August 30, 2019

AccoladesAlums

Perseverance is key

Alum's book about resilience and overcoming odds wins a Catholic Press Association Book Award.

August 30, 2019

Educational Excellence

Academia to workplace

Embedding career guidance into college courses

August 26, 2019

LeadershipSpotlights

Leading from the heart

Student body president thrives on serving her communities, whether in her hometown or at the Mount.

August 9, 2019

AlumsGlobalService

Grassroots empowerment

Alum’s work in global health brings attention to women in rural villages.

August 8, 2019

Educational ExcellenceSpotlightsSTEM

Double bond

Chemistry professor’s charge to students: Do undergrad research and advocate for your rights.

August 2, 2019

AccoladesAlumsSpotlights

Kudos to our alums

Mount alums are racking up national awards recently. Congratulations to these four women!

July 19, 2019

Accolades

Accolades: July 2019

Publications, presentations and promotions: What our faculty and students have been up to recently.

June 26, 2019

AccoladesAlumsSpotlights

Family key to success

Alum credits her parents' hard work and dedication for her success as an educator.

June 24, 2019

AccoladesEducational Excellence

Best for veterans

Mount Saint Mary's nursing program ranks as one of the top 25 in the nation as a 2019 best bet for veterans.

June 21, 2019
two women smiling with awards

AccoladesService

Community Impact Award

MSMU receives Community Impact Award from Mexican American Bar Foundation.

June 12, 2019

Alums

Fired up on BBQ love

Weekend/Evening College alum making a name for himself in DC restaurant scene.

June 3, 2019

AccoladesEducational ExcellenceSpotlights

Film program one of best

Variety names MSMU as one of the world's best film schools of 2019.

May 30, 2019

AlumsGlobal

The gift of study abroad

Alum's time in Rome as a student changed the trajectory of her life.

May 17, 2019

AccoladesEducational Excellence

End-of-year accolades

Faculty and staff celebrate milestone anniversaries, promotions and retirements.

May 10, 2019

Educational ExcellenceSpotlights

Unstoppable Class of 2019

Mount Saint Mary’s celebrates the journeys, achievements and transformations of the Class of 2019.

May 9, 2019

AccoladesEducational ExcellenceResearch

Student accolades

Students showcase skills, research at academic conferences, competitions.

April 30, 2019

AccoladesAlumsSpotlights

Teacher of the year

Alum named one of L.A. Unified School District's top teachers for her outstanding work in special education.

April 30, 2019

DiversityResearchWomen

Maternal care inequality

A closer look: How has history impacted the poor health outcomes of black mothers and infants?

April 13, 2019

LeadershipWomen

Path to leadership

Mount's partnership with the Public Leadership Education Network prepares students for careers in public policy.

April 9, 2019

SpotlightsWellness

Feeding a need

How the Mount Wellness movement is tackling one of higher education’s biggest issues: food insecurity.

April 8, 2019
Stephen Inrig, PhD, director of the health policy and management master's program, with instructor Amine Ben Ayara and some of the program’s students.

Educational ExcellenceWellness

Health and policy

Where wellness and analysis intersect: Grad program takes the pulse of the community.

April 8, 2019

Donors

Philanthropic match

A gift from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing benefits the Mount's Student Ambassador program.

April 8, 2019

Spirit of the Founders

House of refuge

The childhood home of Mother St. John Fontbonne is now part of the Mount Saint Mary’s family.

April 8, 2019
Members of the Class of 1929

AlumsWomen

The first alumnae

Looking Back: The story of Mount Saint Mary's Class of 1929

April 8, 2019

Accolades

Accolades: April 2019

Mount Saint Mary's named one of California's top 30 colleges, plus faculty news

April 7, 2019

SpotlightsWomen

Report examines inclusion

The 2019 Report focuses on how race, age and socio-economic status shape the lives of women in California.

April 2, 2019

Educational ExcellenceSpotlightsWomen

Collectif 2019 released

Online anthology of original faculty and staff writing examines intersectionality from multiple perspectives.

March 30, 2019

DiversityWomen

Women in Entertainment

Collectif 2018: A paper examines the reasons why progress for women in television and films has been so slow.

March 12, 2019

Educational Excellence

Commencement news

Oxfam America President Abby Maxman and CAST executive director Kay Buck to speak at ceremonies.

March 10, 2019

AccoladesCampus LifeLeadership

Accolades: March 2019

The University earns a "Voter Friendly Campus" designation for second year in a row, plus faculty news.

March 10, 2019

AlumsSpirit of the Founders

Remembering Father George

Memorial service to be held for one of the Mount's most beloved professors.

March 10, 2019

Educational ExcellenceSpotlightsSTEM

Coding with Google

The Mount is one of the universities picked to host Applied Computing Series courses offered by Google.

March 10, 2019

Educational ExcellenceSTEM

Teaching the code

Professor envisions machine-learning courses for computer science majors and non-STEM students alike.

March 10, 2019

Spirit of the Founders

Tribute for Father George

Mount Saint Mary's President Emerita Jacqueline Powers Doud celebrates professor's life in eulogy

March 9, 2019

ResearchWomen

Feminist Theory and STEM

Collectif 2018: Professor explores her own experiences as a female engineer from the lens of feminist theory.

March 4, 2019

Alums

Perfect setting

Nursing alums chose the Chalon Campus as the backdrop for their engagement photos.

February 8, 2019

SpotlightsWomen

Inspiring lineup

First Partner of California Jennifer Siebel Newsom will be in conversation at the 2019 Report event

February 6, 2019

Educational ExcellenceSpotlightsThe Arts

Learning through play

A joint course explores the connection of psychology and art in child development

February 6, 2019

DiversityLeadershipWomen

Intersectionality

A sneak peek at 2019’s The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California™

February 5, 2019

Campus Life

Recycling on campus

In case you were wondering: You've put your recyclables in the blue recycling bin, what happens next?

February 5, 2019
Snack of the Week recipes are sometimes inspired by entries in a special cookbook designed for students who have limited access to a full kitchen.

Campus LifeWellness

College-friendly cookbook

Peer wellness advocate compiles easy recipes meant for students with limited kitchen access.

February 4, 2019

CampaignSpotlightsWellness

Wellness walk

The Mount launches a walking path on the Doheny Campus to get the community to move more.

February 1, 2019
Tom Blumenthal, chair of the Mount's board of trustees

CampaignDonorsLeadership

Q&A with our board chair

Tom Blumenthal talks about his business philosophy and focus on philanthropy

January 30, 2019

Accolades

Winning response

University earns silver award for crisis communications strategy during the Skirball Fire

January 30, 2019

Wellness

Three reasons not to diet

Be vigilant about how the culture of dieting can derail your journey to true wellness.

January 7, 2019
A student sitting on the steps of the mansion

AccoladesAlums

Accolades, January 2019

What our faculty and alums have been up to: A Pushcart Prize nomination, a Teacher of the Year award, and more.

January 4, 2019

ServiceSpotlights

Healing in the classroom

On-campus pro bono clinic provides physical therapy services to patients with brain injury

January 3, 2019

Wellness

Fitness influencers

Physical therapy students share wellness tips, fitness principles on Instagram as @TheFizeekGeeks

January 3, 2019

AccoladesAlumsLeadership

Accolades, November 2018

The University is named one of the nation's "Best Colleges for Student Voting," plus faculty and alum news.

November 13, 2018
Esmeralda Carrera '21 examines soil samples she's testing in Dr. Stacey Peterson's honors biology lab.

Educational ExcellenceSpotlightsSTEM

Answers in the earth?

Honors biology students analyze campus soil as part of international search for new, effective antibiotics.

October 18, 2018
Mount Saint Mary's new doctor of psychology in clinical health psychology (PsyD) will be based at the University's historic Doheny Campus in downtown L.A.

Educational ExcellenceSpotlights

PsyD arrives

MSMU launches a doctor of psychology program to help address shortage of mental healthcare services.

October 1, 2018
Celeste Tobar '19 presenting results from her summer research experience at UCLA.

Educational ExcellenceResearchSTEM

Impact research

STEM scholars share research from highly selective summer research programs.

September 25, 2018
Sabrina K. Garba, founder and CEO of the Glass Ladder Group, leads a session on

LeadershipSpotlightsWomen

Lead in times of change

Lessons learned at the 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

September 17, 2018

AccoladesEducational Excellence

Faculty notes: Sept. 2018

What our faculty are up to: media exposure and a short story anthology.

September 12, 2018

AlumsLeadership

Nurturing nurse leaders

Three alums, working together at the same hospital, pave a path for other nurses to become leaders.

September 7, 2018
Isabel Villarreal ‘20 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

AlumsEducational ExcellenceGlobal

Global scholars

Honors program global immersion course explores "privilege and poverty" in Brazil and Argentina.

September 6, 2018

GlobalServiceSpotlights

Into the divide

Service trip gives students a sobering perspective on the immigrant and refugee experience.

September 6, 2018

GlobalSpirit of the Founders

Life-changing pilgrimage

Pilgrimage to Le Puy, France, lets student pilgrims connect deeper with the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph.

September 6, 2018

Educational ExcellenceGlobalThe Arts

A writer's retreat

Summer course in Colombia proves to be a magical, eye-opening experience for MFA in Creative Writing students.

September 6, 2018

GlobalThe Arts

Parisian photo odyssey

Photography students live the dream during their summer in France.

September 6, 2018
International student reflections from Sesera Katagi

Campus LifeDiversityGlobal

New worlds

Reflections from an international student on her year studying at Mount Saint Mary’s.

September 6, 2018

Spirit of the FoundersSpotlightsWomen

A legacy entrusted

The CSJ Institute’s oral history project advances the stories and mission of Mount Saint Mary’s founding sisters.

September 6, 2018
CSJ filmmakers behind the scenes of the CSJ Oral History Project

ResearchSpirit of the FoundersThe Arts

Behind the scenes

A look at the MSMU filmmakers who have brought to life the CSJ Oral History Project.

September 6, 2018

AlumsSTEM

Persevering in science

A cancer survivor, Outstanding Alum Awardee Chamelli Jhappan '79 now helps manage government funding for cancer research.

September 6, 2018

AlumsSpirit of the Founders

Heart of compassion

A nurse and missionary, Natalie (Harris) Martinez ’79 is being honored as an Outstanding Alumna for service to the community.

September 6, 2018

AlumsLeadership

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.

September 6, 2018

Donors

Remembering Mrs. Doheny

This October marks 60 years since the passing of Estelle Doheny, the University's most generous and enduring benefactor.

September 6, 2018

AlumsCampaignDonors

Supporting scholarship

Profile of philanthropy: Carol Gibson '72 hopes to make a difference through education

September 6, 2018

CampaignDonors

Teaching value of giving

Profile of philanthropy: David Burkitt '97, MBA program director, imparts lessons on giving to the next generation.

September 6, 2018
MONEY Magazine has named Mount Saint Mary's University No. 5 on its list of

AccoladesEducational ExcellenceSpotlights

‘Most Transformative’

New accolades for Mount Saint Mary’s University, one of the ‘Most Transformative Colleges’ in the U.S.

August 23, 2018
Three students from the Mount's award-winning Global Women in STEM and Policy undergraduate research program.

DiversitySpotlightsSTEM

Diversity in STEM award

Mount Saint Mary’s honored for engaging more students in science and research excellence.

August 15, 2018
An aerial view of MSMU

CampaignCampus Life

Bold, bright and strong

Find your voice at the Mount! Learn about all that we have to offer here at Mount Saint Mary’s.

August 15, 2018

Educational ExcellenceWellness

DPT wellness assessments

Physical therapy program initiatives to help keep athletes safe and healthcare providers healthy.

August 10, 2018

Educational Excellence

Expanded academic slate

This fall, the University offers its first bachelor of fine arts degree and launches two fully online baccalaureate programs.

August 9, 2018
University wins a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

AccoladesSpotlightsSTEM

Building STEM capacity

University wins $1.3 million STEM-building grant from the National Science Foundation.

August 8, 2018
Emerald Archer, PhD, director of the Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary's University.

LeadershipResearchWomen

Making the connection

National women’s commissions gathering in Los Angeles features an MSMU flavor.

August 3, 2018
A woman being interviewed on camera

Campaign

CSJ Oral History Project

Mount Saint Mary's University has interviewed 55 of our Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ).

August 2, 2018
Incoming first-year students in MSMU's 2018 Summer JumpStart program.

AlumsCampus LifeSpotlights

Summer JumpStart

Incoming Athenians get a taste of what it takes to succeed at the Mount.

August 1, 2018

Accolades

Faculty notes: Aug. 2018

What our faculty are up to: Conferences from Chicago to Spain, publications, fellowships and more.

August 1, 2018

ServiceSpirit of the Founders

Training to be advocates

Campus Ministry leaders learn how to advocate for social justice at a Catholic Relief Services student summit.

July 29, 2018

Educational Excellence

Degree with a guarantee

Mount Saint Mary's guarantees admission for transfer students from California community colleges.

July 27, 2018
Students at MSMU Orientation on the lawn

Campus Life

MSMU Orientation

Take a look at one of our 2018 summer orientation sessions.

July 22, 2018

AccoladesEducational ExcellenceSpotlights

New accreditation earned

MSMU receives accreditation for top-notch undergrad, graduate business programs.

June 27, 2018
Mount Saint Mary's faculty will receive new, evidence-based training thanks to the University's selection into the Consortium for Instructional Excellence and Career Guidance.

Educational ExcellenceSpotlights

Faculty support

University joins a national consortium that prepares professors with career guidance skills.

June 4, 2018
A '50 Women Can' cohort in training at Mount Saint Mary's Doheny Mansion.

DiversityResearchWomen

'50 Women Can'

MSMU partners with Take The Lead to equip more women to lead in media and entertainment.

June 1, 2018
MSMU President Ann McElaney-Johnson was invited to deliver the commencement address to Marymount High School's Class of 2018.

LeadershipSpotlightsWomen

‘No strangers to courage’

MSMU President Ann McElaney-Johnson delivers commencement address at Marymount High School.

May 30, 2018
Mount alumna and former federal judge Barbara S. Jones '68 has been appointed as 'special master' in a high-profile federal case.

AlumsLeadership

Alumna on the case

Barbara Jones ’68 named special master in high-profile legal case with White House implications.

May 28, 2018
Henry Bouchot '17 MBA campaigning during his race for Whittier City Council.

AlumsService

MBA to city council

MBA alum defeats a longtime incumbent in Whittier City Council race.

May 25, 2018
Grant establishes the Riordan Fund for the Future of Nursing Education at MSMU to increase the pipeline of well-trained nurses entering the regional workforce.

CampaignDonorsEducational Excellence

Nursing grant for MSMU

Riordan Foundation awards $2 million grant to nursing at the Mount.

May 21, 2018
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Campus Life

MSMU WEC 2018 celebration

Mount Saint Mary's Weekend/Evening College celebrates its Class of 2018.

May 20, 2018
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DiversityLeadershipWomen

Ready to run...and lead

Mount Saint Mary’s hosts public campaign training to prepare more women to run for office.

May 17, 2018
MSMU Honors scholars at the 2018 Western Regional Honors Council Conference.

Educational ExcellenceGlobalResearch

Advancing research

Honors scholars are doing work that’s making an impact well beyond the Mount’s campuses.

May 14, 2018
Students celebrate after the 2018 Mary's Day ceremony.

AccoladesEducational ExcellenceLeadership

End-of-Year Traditions

MSMU honors the students, staff and faculty who made 2017-2018 another year to remember.

May 11, 2018

Accolades

Showing appreciation

Annual end-of-year event celebrates the Mount's faculty and staff.

May 11, 2018
Bernadette Gonzaque Robert Speaking

AccoladesAlumsSpirit of the Founders

Carondelet Medal 2018

Presentation of MSMU's highest honor, the Carondelet Medal, to Bernadette Gonzaque Robert '77.

May 10, 2018
Celebrating the Class of 2018.

AccoladesEducational ExcellenceSpotlights

The Class of 2018

Celebrating the accomplishments of Mount Saint Mary's 2018 graduates.

May 9, 2018
Va Lecia Adams Kellum Speaking

Educational ExcellenceSpotlights

Commencement address '18

Va Lecia Adams Kellum, president and CEO of St. Joseph Center, delivered MSMU's 2018 undergraduate commencement address.

May 9, 2018
Bob Perrins delivering a commencement speech

Educational Excellence

Grad Commencement address

MSMU Provost Robert Perrins delivered the keynote address to graduating members of MSMU's Graduate Division

May 8, 2018
MSMU hosts a day of film screenings as part of the United State of Women 2018 summit.

Campus LifeWomen

Screen time

Mount Saint Mary's hosts a day of film screenings as part of the United State of Women summit.

May 6, 2018
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass at Ready to Run.

ServiceWomen

From marching to running

U.S. Rep. Karen Bass among elected officials to share advice at MSMU’s campaign training for women.

May 1, 2018
Dr. Ann McElaney-Johnson at  the podium

LeadershipResearchWomen

2018 RSWG Recap

MSMU's latest research report shines a spotlight on gender inequities among California's workforce.

April 30, 2018
MSMU students participated in 50/50 Day on April 26, 2018.

GlobalLeadershipWomen

Paths to parity

Students lead campus conversations on what it will take to create a more equitable world.

April 27, 2018
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Campus Life

Welcome: Doheny ASD

This April, the University welcomed admitted students to its Doheny Campus for a chance to learn more about the Mount.

April 17, 2018
Girl smiling while getting interviewed

CampaignWellness

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!

April 11, 2018
Admitted Students Day Banner

Campus Life

Welcome: Chalon ASD

This April, the University welcomed admitted students to its Chalon Campus for a chance to learn more about the Mount.

April 10, 2018

AlumsEducational ExcellenceSpirit of the Founders

Roy's home

Beloved Mount icon and nursing Living Legend returns after 35 years to teach, mentor and inspire.

April 6, 2018
Nursing students posed for a photograph

AlumsSpirit of the Founders

Roy Model's early days

Alums share their memories of Sr. Callista Roy and the early days of the Roy Adaptation Model.

April 6, 2018

Campus LifeWellness

A healthy support system

Peer wellness advocates learn to coach, motivate fellow students on their wellness journey.

April 6, 2018
Wayne Scott Andersen

Wellness

Lessons from the expert

The Mount's wellness scholar-in-residence gives tips on motivating others to succeed.

April 6, 2018
 Peer wellness advocate Justine Hsiao ’20

CampaignWellness

Wellness at your own pace

Peer wellness advocate shares lessons learned from a health expert.

April 6, 2018

Educational Excellence

The virtual odyssey

Online poetry writing class pushes classic literature to the edge.

April 6, 2018

AlumsCampaignDonors

A CSJ-inspired career

Profile of Philanthropy: Mount education makes impact on alum's teaching career.

April 6, 2018

Donors

Remembering Vairo

Profile of Philanthropy: Beloved nursing professor found great joy in mentoring students.

April 6, 2018
Professor Lia Roberts, PhD, center, with some of the students who traveled to Peru in August 2017 to study the country's healthcare system up close.

Educational ExcellenceGlobalResearch

Beyond Borders

Students cross boundaries of nation and discipline to research cancer with a wide-angled lens.

April 6, 2018
Collage of Kennedy Files

Alums

The Kennedy Files

Mystery donation to the Archives turns out to be an alum's special collection.

April 6, 2018
CultureFestival_NewsroomListing

Campus LifeDiversityGlobal

International flavor

Language and Culture Festival brings the world to the Mount.

April 5, 2018
Participants listen to a speaker during a previous Ready to Run training.

LeadershipServiceWomen

Ready to Run '18

MSMU hosts public campaign training to prepare more women to run for office.

April 5, 2018
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Campus LifeEducational ExcellenceResearch

Academic showcase

University-wide symposium highlights student and faculty research.

April 4, 2018
Rhiannon Giddens and Lara Downes

SpotlightsThe ArtsWomen

Music Fest, MSMU-style

Women in Music Festival showcases diversity, power of music.

April 2, 2018

Accolades

Faculty notes: April 2018

Political science professor now leads Los Angeles' Commission on the Status of Women.

April 2, 2018
SpringBreak_Listing

GlobalServiceSpotlights

Spring time = go time

Spring break offers Athenians a chance to travel, explore and serve.

March 31, 2018
AngelenasMap_NewsroomListing

ResearchSpotlightsWomen

Angelenas on the map

MSMU and L.A. Mayor’s Office team up to recognize L.A. women.

March 30, 2018
Attendees in a workshop at the 2018 Critical Teaching in Action conference.

Educational ExcellenceWellness

Health, wellness, justice

Conference helps educators teach and practice self-care.

March 28, 2018
President Ann McElaney-Johnson presents key findings in the 2018 Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California.

ResearchSpotlightsWomen

Women in the workforce

2018 Report shines light on persistent gender inequities in California workplace.

March 26, 2018
2018 commencement speaker listing

Educational ExcellenceSpirit of the Founders

Commencement speaker

Va Lecia Adams Kellum, president of St. Joseph Center, named undergrad commencement speaker.

March 16, 2018
Wellness Scholar in Residence Wayne Scott Andersen, MD

CampaignWellness

A culture of health

A Mount Wellness talk between CWO Bryant Adibe, MD, and Wellness Scholar Wayne Scott Andersen, MD.

March 13, 2018
Sisters sharing at a Feet in the Street event.

ServiceSpirit of the FoundersSpotlights

Feet in the Street

Students learn lessons from sisters’ social justice ministries.

March 2, 2018
Art critic David Rubin, left, with “Here Now” exhibition artists Marianne Sadowski, Peter Liashkov, Phung Huynh and Kyung Sun Cho. (Photo by Ellen Giamportone)

The Arts

Immigration and artistry

Featured artists at latest exhibition talk about impact of immigration experience on their work.

March 1, 2018

Accolades

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.

March 1, 2018
Scholars and donors mingling at the President's Scholarship Luncheon.

DonorsGlobalScholarships

Unstoppable scholars

Students and donors recognized at President’s Scholarship Luncheon.

February 27, 2018
Members of MSMU's 2018 Mock Trial team pose for a photo at the American Mock Trial Association's season-ending regional competition.

AccoladesLeadership

The verdict is in

Emely Reardon ’19 wins two awards at Mock Trial competition.

February 25, 2018
Students from the Mount's Black Student Union pose for a photo following a Social Justice Fair on the University's Doheny Campus.

Campus LifeDiversitySpirit of the Founders

Social Justice Week

Students and staff advocate, engage and act on issues of justice.

February 19, 2018

Educational ExcellenceGlobalSpotlights

An educating exhibit

Exhibit based on professor's book compares U.S., Chinese education.

February 13, 2018
Tim Cogshell is interviewed by NBC4's Ted Chen about the Academy Award on Jan. 24.

Accolades

Faculty notes: Feb. 2018

What our faculty have been up to recently, including an appearance at the United Nations and a local newscast.

February 12, 2018
Students participate in a cycling class during Wellness Week 2018.

Campus LifeSpotlightsWellness

Wellness Week 2018

Eating green, moving more and de-stressing with a week focused on fun, fitness and feeling well.

February 12, 2018
Audience members listen to a discussion during the 2017 Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California.

SpotlightsWomen

Beyond the Report

Mount Saint Mary’s adds new elements to its annual work on gender equity in California.

February 8, 2018
Garcetti_MSMU_listing

ResearchSpotlightsWomen

Advancing gender equity

L.A. mayor cites University's gender equity research as a "light to expose shortcomings."

January 26, 2018

Wellness

New year, same you

Set goals to appreciate who you are and to treat yourself with more compassion.

January 12, 2018
Pacifica Quartet, a Grammy-winning ensemble performing in the Doheny Mansion on Jan. 19.

The Arts

Grand music, grand venues

The Da Camera Society presents lineup for 2018's Doheny Soirees and Chamber Music in Historic Sites series.

January 12, 2018
Women In Music: Koto

SpotlightsThe ArtsWomen

Women in Music Festival

Special event showcases the brilliance of female musicians and music scholars.

January 11, 2018
Women in Hollywood speaker series

SpotlightsThe ArtsWomen

Women in Hollywood

Speaker series brings media and entertainment industry experts to campus.

January 10, 2018
Le Puy Students

GlobalSpirit of the FoundersSpotlights

In search of the founders

Students to travel to France in the footsteps of the University's founders.

January 9, 2018

Wellness

Yoga anywhere

Mount Wellness partners with YogaWorks to offer free online classes to the community.

January 8, 2018

Accolades

Faculty notes: Jan. 2018

A documentary screening, an op-ed in The Washington Post, and a media interview

January 8, 2018
Mary Lou de Leon Siantz ’69, PhD, was recognized for her work in health care with a prestigious award from the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF).

AccoladesAlums

A leader in healthcare

Nursing alum earns award from the National Hispanic Health Foundation.

January 8, 2018
MSMU Student Voting

AccoladesLeadership

Winning the vote

Mount Saint Mary’s receives Bronze Seal for Excellence in student voter engagement.

December 7, 2017

Wellness

Holiday de-stress tips

Tips for taking the tension out of holiday celebrations.

December 6, 2017

Campus Life

Skirball Fire updates

Check here for the latest updates on the Skirball Fire.

December 6, 2017

ServiceSpirit of the Founders

Compassionate companion

New volunteer program to pair students with CSJ sisters at Carondelet Center

December 5, 2017
Celebrating the official launch of

AlumsCampaignDonors

Campaign kick-off

Celebrating the official launch of "An Unstoppable Campaign for Mount Saint Mary's University."

December 4, 2017
Dr. Stephen Inrig on ABC-7

Research

AIDS Pandemic

Stephen Inrig, PhD, associate professor, appeared as a guest expert on L.A.'s ABC-7.

December 4, 2017
Faculty Notes December 2017

AccoladesResearch

Faculty notes: Dec. 2017

Recent publications, presentations and media appearances by University faculty.

December 1, 2017
Beibei Qin, an exchange student from China, shares her experience at Mount Saint Mary’s in Fall 2016 with other students at Nanjing University.

DiversityEducational ExcellenceGlobal

Exchange of experiences

Student exchange programs bring global diversity to the Mount

December 1, 2017
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Campus LifeWellness

Stepping into wellness

First-year students learn about eating green, thinking healthy.

November 29, 2017
Ann McElaney-Johnson addressing the crowd

CampaignDonors

An Unstoppable Campaign

Starting a bold, new chapter in the history of Mount Saint Mary’s University

November 11, 2017

LeadershipWomen

Center's debut

Opening a new hub for gender equity research, advocacy and leadership development.

November 10, 2017

ServiceSpirit of the Founders

CSJ Institute opens

Celebrating the opening of a new space for the Mount's CSJ Institute.

November 10, 2017
Professor Marcos McPeek-Villatoro during a Pop Up Poetry reading at the Chalon Campus on Oct. 24, 2017.

Educational ExcellenceThe Arts

Pop-up poetry

Professor’s passion sparks idea for special poetry readings on campus

November 10, 2017
Transformation

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Transformation

The transformative power of a Mount education: “An Unstoppable Campaign for Mount Saint Mary’s University”

November 10, 2017
Empowering Excellence at the Mount

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Empowering excellence

At the Mount, we graduate intelligent, confident leaders who are extraordinary catalysts for positive change.

November 9, 2017

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A STEM believer

Chamelli Jhappan ’79 talks about the need for women in STEM and how the Mount propelled her career.

November 8, 2017
Wellness at the Mount

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Wellness at the Mount

We are committed to graduating healthy, resilient leaders. Find out how, thanks to our wellness movement.

November 8, 2017
Wellness Pavilion

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The future of wellness

Our wellness movement is a national model for healthy living. All it needs now is a home.

November 7, 2017
Gladys Olivares '17

CampaignScholarshipsSTEM

Formula for success

Numbers and algorithms are beautiful to Gladys Olivares ’17, a math major with a minor in fine art.

November 6, 2017

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Answering the call

Hundreds of Athenians turn out for the Mount's 2017 Invitation to Serve.

November 5, 2017
MSMU Open House at the Chalon Campus

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MSMU Open House

A quick taste of the energy, passion and camaraderie present at every Mount Saint Mary’s open house for future Athenians!

November 1, 2017
Peer Wellness Advocates

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Ambassadors of wellness

Peer Wellness Advocates ready to educate and motivate students to take ownership of their health.

November 1, 2017

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Meet the Campaign team

Meet the leadership team piloting "An Unstoppable Campaign for Mount Saint Mary's University."

October 31, 2017
Phylizia Carrillo '17

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Transforming lives

A Mount education has made Phylizia Carrillo '17 a "force to be reckoned with."

October 29, 2017
Elizabeth Shokoya '19

CampaignEducational ExcellenceResearch

Intersection of studies

Studying the sciences at a liberal arts university represents the best of both worlds.

October 29, 2017

Campus LifeWellness

Eating well, feeling well

Celebrating National Food Day in a big way at the Mount.

October 26, 2017

CampaignWellness

Healthy choices

Mount Wellness will focus this year on promoting good nutrition and healthier choices.

October 23, 2017
Advancing Women

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Advancing Women

Dynamic 2017 public programming presented by the University’s Center for the Advancement of Women.

October 23, 2017
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AccoladesAlums

Creating ‘aha!’ moments

Outstanding Alumnae Awardee Kristin Vanderlip-Taylor ’97 is one of the state’s top art educators.

October 17, 2017
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AccoladesAlums

Navigating a path

Outstanding Alumnae Awardee Joy Bejarano ’15 MBA strengthens ties with alums, students and the University.

October 16, 2017

LeadershipSpirit of the Founders

Diversity leadership

Kari Bolen, EdD, is the new director of diversity and inclusion at Mount Saint Mary's.

October 12, 2017
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GlobalSpirit of the Founders

Journey to the start

To help us reconnect with our heritage, the CSJ Institute has created a series of Le Puy pilgrimages.

October 2, 2017
Reaching The Summit

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Reaching the summit

A celebration of Mount Saint Mary's 2017 graduating cohort of Doctor of Physical Therapy students.

October 1, 2017

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DPT Class of '17

The University's latest Doctor of Physical Therapy cohort is ready to lead.

October 1, 2017

Campus LifeWellness

Fun and games

Students and alums teamed up for an annual Mount tradition: The Athenian Day Games!

October 1, 2017

AccoladesResearch

The AIDS pandemic

Professor co-authors book analyzing lessons learned from global response to AIDS pandemic.

September 27, 2017
The Resilient Leader

LeadershipWomen

The Resilient Leader

Discovering the resilient leader within at Mount Saint Mary's University's 2017 Women's Leadership Conference!

September 27, 2017
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AlumsSpirit of the Founders

Finding the way

What do you pack for the journey of a lifetime? Sturdy shoes and an open mind, says Mary Lenihan ‘58

September 25, 2017
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LeadershipWomen

Off and running

Since 2013, Ready to Run™ has brought together hundreds of emerging women leaders each year. Some are already making waves.

September 22, 2017

AccoladesLeadershipWomen

Leadership post

University President Ann McElaney-Johnson is the new chair of the Women's College Coalition.

September 22, 2017
Feature Research River

Educational ExcellenceResearchSTEM

Outdoor labs

From the lab to the field to the water, summertime is research time at the Mount.

September 21, 2017
Claire Atanacio '19

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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.

September 20, 2017
Alums Giving Back

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Alums Giving Back

From donating to mentoring, Mount alums know the value of giving back, and helping more students become unstoppable.

August 21, 2017
Unstoppable student at MSMU

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Unstoppable

What makes Mount Saint Mary's University unstoppable? Two words: Our students.

July 7, 2017

Campus LifeWellness

A national movement

Mount Saint Mary's joins the Partnership for a Healthier America.

May 12, 2017
Ready to Run 2017

LeadershipServiceWomen

Ready to Run 2017

Women’s experience and leadership are needed in public service. That’s why we present Ready to Run.

April 25, 2017

LeadershipResearchWomen

Time to Flourish

When women flourish, we all flourish. Learn more from our 2017 Report on the Status of Women & Girls in California.

April 12, 2017

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Mount Wellness

Celebrating the launch of the University's Mount Wellness campaign, and the creation of the Mount’s club sports teams.

March 3, 2017

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Meet The Sisters

Introducing the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet in Los Angeles: founders and guiding lights at the Mount.

January 14, 2017