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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.

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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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Michelle French-Holloway

Her varied work experience shaped her mission to help students answer questions about who they are.

November 26, 2019
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Kathleen Perez '21

I am unstoppable because I am a person who defeats challenges and who doesn’t give up.

November 26, 2019
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Voter Engagement Seal Awarded

Mount Saint Mary’s received a gold seal for achieving a student rate between 40% & 49%.

November 20, 2019
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Powerful Women Speak at MSMU

MSMU welcomed California Senator Holly Mitchell and Board President of LAUSD Mónica García to the Doheny Campus.

October 25, 2019
Dr. Kim Harris

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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
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
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White Coat Ceremony

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

October 15, 2019
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Women’s Leadership

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

October 11, 2019
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Isabel Villarreal '20

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

October 11, 2019
Unstoppable Alums

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Unstoppable Alums

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

October 10, 2019
Marilyn Shirk ’73

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Excellence in Caring

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

September 18, 2019
JoAnna Novak

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JoAnna Novak

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

September 17, 2019
Vivian Slu '21

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Vivian Slu ’21

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

September 17, 2019
Bernadette Robert ‘77

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A gift to the world

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

September 11, 2019
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The claim to BSN fame

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

September 11, 2019
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Making is Learning

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

September 11, 2019
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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)

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UNSTOPPABLE

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

September 11, 2019

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Maternal care inequality

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

April 13, 2019

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Path to leadership

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

April 9, 2019
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The first alumnae

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

April 8, 2019

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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

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Collectif 2019 released

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

March 30, 2019

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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

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Feminist Theory and STEM

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

March 4, 2019

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Inspiring lineup

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

February 6, 2019

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Intersectionality

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

February 5, 2019
Sabrina K. Garba, founder and CEO of the Glass Ladder Group, leads a session on

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Lead in times of change

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

September 17, 2018

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

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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.

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'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.

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‘No strangers to courage’

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

May 30, 2018
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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 hosts a day of film screenings as part of the United State of Women 2018 summit.

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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.

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

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Paths to parity

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

April 27, 2018
Participants listen to a speaker during a previous Ready to Run training.

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Ready to Run '18

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

April 5, 2018
Rhiannon Giddens and Lara Downes

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Music Fest, MSMU-style

Women in Music Festival showcases diversity, power of music.

April 2, 2018
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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.

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Women in the workforce

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

March 26, 2018
Audience members listen to a discussion during the 2017 Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California.

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Beyond the Report

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

February 8, 2018
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Advancing gender equity

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

January 26, 2018
Women In Music: Koto

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Women in Music Festival

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

January 11, 2018
Women in Hollywood speaker series

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Women in Hollywood

Speaker series brings media and entertainment industry experts to campus.

January 10, 2018

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Center's debut

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

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
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Advancing Women

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

October 23, 2017
The Resilient Leader

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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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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

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Leadership post

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

September 22, 2017
Ready to Run 2017

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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

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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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Meet The Sisters

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

January 14, 2017