The university takes pride in its work and strives to maintain world-class digital and strategic communications. We are honored and humbled by awards from the organizations below and are thrilled LMU is recognized for its contributions to digital and print media excellence and innovation. Share in our excitement and continue to challenge us with your feedback, insight and perspectives. Visit our portfolio here.

LMU Magazine cover for Winter 2020
LMU Magazine cover for Spring 2019
2020 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
June 2020
Robert Sibley Magazine of the Year
LMU Magazine, Winter 2020 (“The Tempest”) and Spring 2019 (“The Los Angeles Issue”)

  • Magazines: Alumni / General Interest: Winter 2020 and Spring 2019 — Gold
  • Covers: “The Tempest,” Winter 2020 — Silver
  • Illustration: “Dramatis Personae,” Winter 2020, illustrations by Steve Brodner — Silver
  • Design: Periodicals and Magazines: “The Los Angeles Issue,” Spring 2019 — Gold
  • Writing: “Burning the Roots,” by Antonio de Loera-Brust ’17, “The Los Angeles Issue,” Spring 2019 — Bronze

SPD 55 (The Society of Publication Designers)
Award of Merit — Cover: Spring 2019
Illustration by Michael Waraksa

2020 UCDA Print and Digital Design Competition
July 2020

  • Editorial Spread-Single Spread — Excellence Award, “Homeless Country,” Spring 2019
  • Best Redesign — Excellence Award, Spring 2019
  • Editorial Design, Feature — Honorable Mention, “Who Are We?” Spring 2019
  • Honorable Mention, “Looking for Sepulveda,” Spring 2019
Los Angeles Press ClubLos Angeles Press Club National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, December 2019
One-on-One Interview, Other Arts Personalities
“Off Press” Episode 9 – Evelyn McDonnell
Second Prize
The Best American Essays 2019The Best American Essays 2019
Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction of 2018:
LMU Magazine, “Sweet Hope,” by Lynell George ’84 (Summer 2018)
Los Angeles Press ClubLos Angeles Press Club SoCal Journalism Awards, June 2019
LMU Magazine – Commentary, “Sweet Hope,” by Lynell George ’84, Summer 2018, Third Prize
2019 Communication Arts Magazine Photo Competition Award2019 CA Photo Competition Award (Communication Arts Magazine)
Award of Excellence: LMU Magazine, Summer 2018, Vol 9, No. 1, “This Is Chris
Photo by Jon Rou
Los Angeles Press ClubLos Angeles Press Club National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, December 2018
LMU Magazine — Best TV / Movie Industry Feature (Over 1,000 Words)
Hollywood Caste,” by Robert Jackson ’96, Summer 2017, Vol. 8, No. 1
2018 UCDA Design Competition Award of Excellence
Award of Excellence, LMU Magazine, Winter 2017, Vol. 8, No. 1, “Foul Play”

2018 CA Photo Competition Award of Excellence (Communication Arts Magazine)
LMU Magazine, Winter 2017, Vol. 8, No. 1, “Foul Play”
Photo by Jon Rou

SPD 53 (The Society of Publication Designers)
LMU Magazine, Winter 2017, “Foul Play”
Award of Merit – Cover Photography: Custom Publishing – Trade / Brand / Institutional / Educational
Photo by Jon Rou

SPD 53 (The Society of Publication Designers)
LMU Magazine, Summer 2016, “Sinful”
Award of Merit – Cover Illustration
Illustration by Jason Holley
ExpertFile Awards 20172017 Expert Marketing Awards
LMU Newsroom
Performance Award
2016 The Webby Awards
LMU.edu
Best University / School Website
2017 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine, Winter 2016, “Kate Makes Her Mark”
College and University General Interest Magazine — Bronze
Feature Writing: Opinion—Gold
Letter from L.A. “Hot Air” by Joseph Wakelee-Lynch

2017 Dallas Society of Visual Communications
LMU Magazine, Winter 2016, “Kate Micucci ’03 Makes Her Mark”
Silver

2017 UCDA Design Competition
LMU Magazine, Winter 2016, “Kate Micucci ’03 Makes Her Mark”
Excellence Award

2016 Web Marketing Association WebAwards
LMU.edu
Outstanding Website
LMU Magazine Winter 2015 CoverGraphis Design Annual 2017
LMU Magazine, Winter 2015, “Game On”
Gold Award – Entire Issue

2016 Print Magazine Regional Design Awards: Southwest
LMU Magazine, Winter 2015, “Game On”

2016 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine, Winter 2015, “Game On”
College and University General Interest Magazine – Bronze
Excellence in Design: Cover – Bronze

2016 JAA Recognition Awards
LMU Magazine, Winter 2015, “Game On”
Publications: Silver

2016 UCDA Design Competition
LMU Magazine, Winter 2015, “Game On”
Alumni Publication Excellence Award

Best in Class Graphic2015 Interactive Media Awards
LMU.edu
Best in Class

LMU Magazine Winter 2014 Cover

LMU Magazine Winter 2014 Cover

Graphis Design Annual 2016
LMU Magazine, Winter 2014, “Intertwined”
Cover illustration by Edel Rodriguez – Silver

Society of Publication Designers
2015 SPD Merit Award – Editorial Design Competition
LMU Magazine, Winter 2014, “Intertwined”
Illustration by Edel Rodriguez

2015 UCDA Design Competition
LMU Magazine, Winter 2014, “Intertwined”
Alumni Publication Excellence Award

LMU Magazine Summer 2014 Cover

LMU Magazine Summer 2014 Cover

2015 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine, Summer 2014, “Net Gain”
College and University General Interest Magazine – Bronze

LMU Magazine Fall 2013 Cover

LMU Magazine Fall 2013 Cover

2014 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine, Fall 2013, “Bravo Encore”
College and University General Interest Magazine – Gold

Graphis Design Annual 2015
LMU Magazine, Fall 2013, “Bravo Encore”
Silver Award

2014 UCDA Design Competition
LMU Magazine, Fall 2013, “Bravo Encore”
Award of Excellence

LMU Magazine Summer 2013 Cover2014 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine, Summer 2013, “Crossing the Line”
Illustration “Assisi Road” – Bronze
LMU Magazine Winter 2013 Cover2014 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine, Winter 2013, “A Fish Tale”
College & University General Interest Magazine – Gold
Photographer of the Year, Jon Rou – Silver
Cover Design – Silver

Graphis Design Annual 2014
LMU Magazine, Winter 2013, “A Fish Tale”
Platinum Award

2013 UCDA Design Competition
LMU Magazine, Winter 2013, “A Fish Tale”
Alumni Publication – Silver Award

LMU Magazine Fall 2012 CoverGraphis Design Annual 2014
LMU Magazine, Fall 2012, “The Campaign Issue”
Platinum Award

2013 UCDA Design Competition
LMU Magazine, Fall 2012, “The Campaign Issue”
Award of Excellence

2014 CASE District VII Awards of Excellence
Photographer of the Year, Jon Rou – Silver (no gold awarded)
Contemplativus Graphic 2013 UCDA Design Competition
Award of Excellence Book
Contemplativus: simul in Actione“
(Center for Ignatian Spirituality handbook)
LMU Magazine Fall 2011 Cover2013 CASE District VII Awards of Excellence
LMU Magazine, Fall 2011, “Space Invader”
Best Article of the Year – Bronze
Rockin’ the Bard” by Logan Metz ’10

2012 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine, Fall 2011, “Space Invader”
Excellence in Design: Periodicals – Gold
Excellence in Design: Covers – Bronze

LMU Magazine Cover of Snake2012 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine, Spring 2012, “Bully Pulpit”
Excellence in Design: Periodicals – Gold
2012 CASE District VII Awards of Excellence
LMU Magazine, Summer 2011, “Higher Learning”

2012 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine
General Information Videos – Silver
LMU’s All-American Runner and Her Path
2012 CASE District VII Awards of Excellence
LMU Magazine, Fall 2010, “Bitter Fruit”
Excellence in Design: Covers – Gold
Photographer of the Year, Jon Rou – Gold
Society of Publication Designers
46th Annual Publication Design Competition (2011)
Award of Merit
President Burcham in office, Fall 2010, Jon Rou
2012 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Centennial Yearbook
Excellence in Design: Multi-Page Publications/Folders – Gold
Other Promotional Publications – Silver
2011 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine (Summer 2010, “You’re Surfing Now”)
Magazine Publishing Improvement – Silver
Individual Photograph, Jon Rou – Bronze
Cover photo, Jon Rou – Bronze
2011 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards
LMU Magazine
Video General Information Features – Bronze
Behind the Scenes with Andy Stevens
2011 Catalyst Award for Mobile Innovation
iLMU Mobile
For significant contributions to advancing campus services,
including integration of video into the Campus Tour microapp,
LMU Live and other customizations.
2009 Top 20 “Best of the Best”
The EduStyle Guide to Usable Higher-Ed
Homepage Design
LMU was profiled among the best higher education Web sites in the U.S.
2008 The Webby Awards
LMU.edu and iLMU