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Tracking California women's health and wellness

Mount Saint Mary's releases comprehensive report on women’s health and well-being at a public event with thought leaders.

March 28, 2022
Who doesn’t love learning about history and public policy and — wine? During a winery tour, Steve Inrig, PhD, became aware that wine was made by workers who couldn’t afford healthcare. He couldn’t stop thinking about contemporary issues of health and well-being embedded in today’s winemaking businesses.


History, public policy and wine

Who doesn’t love learning about history and public policy and — wine?

March 1, 2022


New research and learning opportunities for Mount students

MSMU has been awarded a grant to explore gender studies on the U.S.-Mexico border.

January 11, 2022


GIS: Little-known but in demand in many industries

More students should study GIS (geographic information systems) at the Mount, as it's used in many industries

November 30, 2021
Robert (Bob) Perrins, PhD, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has tackled many topics as a historian. Up next: chronicling the Mount's first 100 years.


Exploring history with the Mount’s provost

Bob Perrins, PhD, will turn his historian efforts to documenting the Mount's first 100 years

September 9, 2021
The top three winners of the nursing research poster symposium, left to right, are Jasper Sanchez, Kristi Min-Kim and Anni Nazaryan.

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Graduate Nursing Research Poster Symposium

Sixteen nursing research posters were judged during the eighth annual nursing research poster symposium

May 6, 2021
Presenters from this spring’s Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California event include (from left, top row) Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Alisha Haridasani Gupta, Maria Hinojosa, Mekala Krishnan and Supervisor Sheila James Kuehl. (From left, bottom row) City Council President Nury Martinez, Supervisor Holly J Mitchell, Michaela Pereira, Maria J. Prados and Jane Wurwand.


Spring Report Event Focuses on Effects of COVID

This year's Report was very specific, examining the effects of COVID-19 on women and girls in California

May 4, 2021
The lead photograph of Vianna Villacorta's blog on Haitian cultural traditions (from Caribbean Life News).

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Vianna Villacorta ’21: Writer, Cultural Explorer

Student serves as correspondent covering various Latin American countries

February 24, 2021


Mount Releases Collectif 2020

MSMU and the Women’s College Coalition (WCC) come together to investigate the value of women's colleges.

January 13, 2021
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GDI Studied Diversity/Inclusion for Licensing Intl.

Research results were unveiled at a recent virtual conference for Licensing International

August 30, 2020
Catalina Pereira '13 recently received her PhD in molecular biology from Cornell


Pereira's Pathway to DNA Repair

Catalina Pereira '13 successfully defended her PhD thesis at Cornell

August 21, 2020
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Presenting Capstone Presentations via Zoom

Seniors polish their teleconferencing skills to give final presentations

August 20, 2020
A woman looking through a microscope


Cutting-Edge Pancreatic Cancer Research

Cathy Garcia '13 researches ways to slow progress of pancreatic cancer as grad student at Yale University

June 22, 2020
Mount Students and Dr. Deniz Cizmeciyan-Papazyan


Students Add Co-Author Accomplishment

Mount students can add co-author to their list of accomplishments in two prestigious journals.

April 2, 2020
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Peter Tan

Peter Tan is associate professor and chair of the philosophy department.

February 3, 2020
Psychology Assistant Professor Michelle Samuel (second, left) joins three of the student authors – (from left) Caitlyn Keeve, Carmen Ramos and Carla Canas – at a student psychology conference where they shared their research work.


Journal to Publish Article

The American Journal of Undergraduate Research Journal to Publish the Mount’s Gender Disparities Article

December 2, 2019
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Kim Harris, Pat Reif Lecturer

Liturgical Justice Through Sacred Song Lecture on Oct. 28 by Dr. Kim Harris

October 24, 2019
(From left) Mount students Alissa Oakes and Arleen Lamba work together in a campus lab on the NIH-funded research project.


MSMU Awarded Research Grant

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

October 15, 2019
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Spotlight on Robert Sanchez

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

October 11, 2019

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Student accolades

Students showcase skills, research at academic conferences, competitions.

April 30, 2019


Maternal care inequality

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

April 13, 2019


Feminist Theory and STEM

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

March 4, 2019
Celeste Tobar '19 presenting results from her summer research experience at UCLA.

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Impact research

STEM scholars share research from highly selective summer research programs.

September 25, 2018
CSJ filmmakers behind the scenes of the CSJ Oral History Project

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Behind the scenes

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

September 6, 2018
Emerald Archer, PhD, director of the Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary's University.


Making the connection

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

August 3, 2018
A '50 Women Can' cohort in training at Mount Saint Mary's Doheny Mansion.


'50 Women Can'

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

June 1, 2018
MSMU Honors scholars at the 2018 Western Regional Honors Council Conference.

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Advancing research

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

May 14, 2018
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2018 RSWG Recap

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

April 30, 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.

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Beyond Borders

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

April 6, 2018

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Academic showcase

University-wide symposium highlights student and faculty research.

April 4, 2018


Angelenas on the map

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

March 30, 2018
President Ann McElaney-Johnson presents key findings in the 2018 Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California.


Women in the workforce

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

March 26, 2018


Advancing gender equity

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

January 26, 2018
Dr. Stephen Inrig on ABC-7


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


Faculty notes: Dec. 2017

Recent publications, presentations and media appearances by University faculty.

December 1, 2017
Elizabeth Shokoya '19

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Intersection of studies

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

October 29, 2017


The AIDS pandemic

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

September 27, 2017
Feature Research River

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Outdoor labs

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

September 21, 2017


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