LMU This Week: OIA Archives

Fall 2019

OIA is Committed to Creating an Inclusive Climate – September 20, 2019 

The Impact of Intercultural Student Support Programs – October 18, 2019

Universal Design Creates a More Inclusive Environment – November 15, 2019 
*Guest columnist Dr. Vicki Graf, School of Education

Becoming Open to Cultural Consciousness Conversations – December 12, 2019

Spring-Summer 2020

Something to Consider for 2020 – January 24, 2020

Drawing Inspiration: Reflections on Black History Month – February 21, 2020
*Guest columnist Dr. William Parham, School of Education

Implicit Bias in a Pandemic: A Case of Virus Bias - April 2020

Reflection on LMU's Implicit Bias Initiative – April 27, 2020

Reflections on Being Mixed, but not Mixed Up – May 22, 2020
* Guest columnist Dr. Curtiss Takada Rooks, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Justice Roll Down Like Waters – June 22, 2020

Fall 2020

OIA and LMU’s Anti-Racism Project: Updates and Highlights – October 1, 2020

Addressing Demands Through Mission – November 20, 2020

Continuing Community: Checking In – December 14, 2020 

Spring-Summer 2021

“Keep Moving from this Mountain” – January 18, 2021

Fighting Anti-Asian Racism Through Solidarity – February 23, 2021

Honoring the Life of César Estrada Chávez - March 29, 2021
*In collaboration with Chicano/Latino Student Services

Inclusive History Project Seeks Deeper View of LMU - April 5, 2021

The Medium Is the Message – Or Is It? - April 13, 2021

Anti-Racism and the new LMU Strategic Plan - April 19, 2021

Community Demands and the Strategic Plan - April 26, 2021

Black History Month

In Six Words… – February 2, 2021

LMU Stories: Remembering Our History, Reclaiming Ourselves – February 9, 2021

African American Studies is Essential to Our Country’s History – February 16, 2021
*Guest columnist Dr. Marne Campbell, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Honoring Black Leadership – February 23, 2021

Women's History Month

Women's History at LMU: Spotlight on Dr. Renée Harrangue - March 2, 2021
*Guest columnists Amanda Herring, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts,
and Alejandra Alarcon, Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles

Cura Personalis for Whom? The New “Shecession” Highlights Gender Inequities across Campus - March 5, 2021
*Guest columnists Sheri Atwater, professor of counseling and school psychology,
and Becca Okida, LMU Student Affairs Resident Director

History in the Making: Leaders, Scholars and Change Agents in Women’s and Gender Studies at LMU - March 12, 2021
* Guest columnists Julia Wade, associate director for restorative practices,
and Clementine Castro, program associate for the PLACE Corps Program 

Sexism in Science: Was Rosalind Franklin Robbed of a Nobel Prize? - March 22, 2021
*Written by Reed Jones ’24 | Edited by Kennedy Wheatley, assistant professor of film & television and Velitchka Kalcheva, professor of marketing

Spotlight on Dr. Cecilia González-Andrieu, Latina Theologian for Social Justice - March 29, 2021
*Guest columnists Margarita R. Ochoa, associate professor of History 
and Francesca Gold ’22, Yoga Studies Master’s degree candidate

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Frank Miyagi Hara and His Gift to the University - May 3, 2021
* Guest columnist Michael Engh, S.J., university chancellor

Racism, Sexism, and the Harmful “Model Minority” Stereotype Against Asian Americans - May 10, 2021
* Guest columnist Stella Oh, professor of women and gender studies

AAPI Is Not a Monolith - May 17, 2021
* Guest columnists Eric Haruki Swanson, assistant professor of theological studies,
and Negin Ghavami, assistant professor of psychology

Spotlight on Asian and Asian American Studies - May 21, 2021
* Guest columnist Edward J.W. Park, professor and chair of Asian and Asian American studies

LGBTQ+ Pride Month

A Brief History Lesson on the LGBTQ Experience - June 1, 2021
* Guest columnist Hillary Henderson, Administrative Specialist for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

LGBTQ+ Mental Health - June 7, 2021
* Guest columnists Adam W. Fingerhut, professor and chair of psychology,
and Anna Muraco, professor and chair of sociology

A Network, a Community, a Chosen Work Family - June 14, 2021
*Guest columnist Mimi Hoang, staff psychologist in Student Psychological Services

Spotlight on Women’s and Gender Studies - June 21, 2021
*Guest columnist Mairead Sullivan, assistant professor of Women’s and Gender Studies

LGBTQ Identity and Faith - June 28, 2021
*Guest columnist Chris de Silva, associate director of Music in Campus Ministry

The Dream of Living Authentically and the Spartacus Plan - June 28, 2021
*Guest columnist Martina Giselle Ramirez, professor of biology