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Global-Local Affairs

Bringing the World to LMU

At Loyola Marymount University, global learning is an essential educational goal and outcome deeply grounded in our liberal arts traditions and animated by our Catholic, Jesuit, and Marymount mission to educate the whole person with a passion for a faith that does justice in response to a world in need of innovative and creative problem solvers.

News & Announcements

LMU and UN SDG wheel with Globe

LMU Gilman Incentive Grant Enhances Study Abroad

  • “LMU’s American Council on Education Internationalization Laboratory recommendations emphasized promoting and providing equitable access for global learning opportunities, and the GIG will further reduce barriers for high need students,” said Espinoza. “Reducing the barriers to study abroad helps increase the number of LMU students who engage in global learning and facilitates participation by students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds in this transformative, high-impact educational practice.” Read more. 

Global-Local Learning Curriculum Development Grant

  • Proposals are now being solicited for the 2023 LMU Global-Local Learning Curriculum Development Grant with a focus on topics connected with the UN SDGs. Global Learning Grants are available to continuing full-time faculty (tenured, tenure-track, clinical, and term) to enhance existing courses or build new courses that meaningfully incorporate global-local learning. Three grants of $5,000 are available this academic year. Please contact Global-Local Affairs for other questions about how the grant/course could be partnered. 2023 LMU Global-Local Learning Curriculum Development Grant.

Invitation to Faculty to Participate in the IAJU Global Citizenship Curriculum Project

  • GLA is pleased to partner with the International Association of Jesuit Universities to promote student learning about global citizenship at LMU. Read the Invitation to Faculty for IAJU Global Citizenship Curriculum Project letter from Tom Banchoff, Co-Chair, IAJU Global Citizenship Task Force. You can access the draft module content here and fill out the expression of interest form here.