Digital Library

  • LMU: President Timothy Snyder, Stefan Bradley, David Choi, & Kate Pickert on Innovation in Higher Ed

    On this livestream, Loyola Marymount President Timothy Law Snyder leads a conversation with faculty experts on diversity and inclusion, entrepreneurism and social good, and journalism, to share how LMU students and faculty members can use innovation and imagination to go beyond the classroom and make a difference in the world.

    Featured speakers:
    - LMU President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D. (moderator)
    - Stefan Bradley, Professor of African American Studies and Coordinator for Diversity/Inclusion Initiatives, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
    - David Choi, Director, Fred Kiesner Center for Entrepreneurship
    - Kate Pickert, Assistant Professor, English Journalism


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  • Dr. Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations & Doyle McManus LA Times Columnist

    This livestream featured Dr. Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, who has studied, worked, and written on U.S. foreign policy and globalization for over four decades. Dr. Haass discussed the importance of global literacy–knowing how the world works–and how the global landscape matters enormously to what happens domestically in countries. The conversation called upon Haass' extensive knowledge on foreign policy to analyze today's global conflicts. It was moderated by the LA Times Washington Columnist, Doyle McManus.

    You can purchase Richard Haass's book The World: A Brief Introduction from Chevalier's Bookstore here: https://bookshop.org/books/the-world-a-brief-introduction/9780399562396
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  • Robert Reich in Los Angeles on Income Inequality

    Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and former Secretary of Labor, discussed the state of income inequality, the Trump presidency, the new steel and aluminum tariffs and the promising future of today's high school and college students.
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  • Vicente Fox, 55th President of Mexico

    Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox discusses the importance of a strong US-Mexico relationship, growing the Mexican economy and President Trump's border wall.
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  • Dan Schnur on President Trump

    Dan Schnur, political pollster, offers insight into the stark contrast of opinions in America on President Trump.

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  • Joel Pollak, Dan Schnur and Josh Lockman on Trump's First 100 Days

    As President Trump closed in on his first 100 days with a timely announcement about a plan to drastically cut taxes, the LA World Affairs Council hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday, May 2nd, with a former adviser to Hillary Clinton, Josh Lockman, senior Breitbart editor, Joel Pollak, and a political pollster, Dan Schnur, who all have very different views of Trump and his policies – reflecting the diversity of opinion nation-wide on the 45th President.

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  • Maureen Dowd on "The Year of Voting Dangerously"

    Dowd has covered Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton since the 1990s. She was with the real estate mogul when he shyly approached his first Presidential rope line in 1999. She won a Pulitzer prize that same year for her penetrating columns on Bill Clinton's impeachment follies. In this perilous campaign season, The New York Times columnist traces the psychologies and pathologies in one of the nastiest and most significant presidential campaign battles ever.
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  • Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California

    Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California, said the university is "in a state of excitement" after closing a multi-year budget deal with Governor Jerry Brown last Spring and that she now wants to "ratchet down" student fees amid the rise of student debt. Speaking to a Los Angeles World Affairs Council dinner on February 3rd, 2016, Napolitano said that to convince Governor Brown to allocate more funds, she told him "California would not be California without the UC system." As former Secretary of Homeland Security, Napolitano also talked about her thoughts on the current state of national security saying she believes we are better off than we were pre-9/11, but that there is deep concern for the increase in cyber threats and an ongoing concern about aviation security.
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