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Heath Studies seniors have lunch with business professionals

ULM News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:14
Thirty-five ULM Health Studies seniors took part in a professional business luncheon in the Student Center on Oct. 11. As part of their HLST 4002 Healthcare Law class, instructor Dr. Paula Griswold coordinated a professional business luncheon where several community business leaders attended. The goal of this event was to improve the students' awareness of business dining customs to help them succeed in this area of workplace communication in the future.

University receives 1 million dollar anonymous gift

ULM News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:28
The University of Louisiana Monroe received an early Christmas present Monday with the gift of $1 million.

ULM confers degrees at Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony

ULM News - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 19:38
More than XXXXX students were awarded diplomas from the University of Louisiana Monroe at Saturday's Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony. Students who completed their coursework in the summer were among those graduating.

ULM announces freshman essay winners

ULM News - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:11
The University of Louisiana Monroe's English program hosted its annual Best Freshman Essay Awards Ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 3:30 p.m. in the media room on the 6th floor of the university library.

ULM's Annual Holiday Art Sale starts Monday

ULM News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 09:36
The art sale is 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday in the Bry Hall Gallery. Cash, credit and debit cards are accepted.

ULM Fall Commencement Saturday at Coliseum

ULM News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:17
The University of Louisiana Monroe's Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony is 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 9 in Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Degrees will be conferred by President Dr. Nick J. Bruno to students in ULM's three colleges and graduate school. Those students who finished their degrees during the summer sessions will also receive their diplomas. Approximately 749 degrees will be awarded; 584 bachelor's, 155 master's and 10 Ph.D. ULM alumni and member of the ULM Foundation, Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, Associate Professor in the Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education Department at Texas A&M University - Commerce, Texas, will serve as the commencement speaker.

Marine Band brings 'Santa Meets Sousa' to ULM on Saturday

ULM News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:56
The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will be in concert Saturday, Dec. 2, at the University of Louisiana Monroe. The "Santa Meets Sousa" performance is at 7 p.m. in Brown Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

Influencing public policy is topic of speakers at ULM Thursday

ULM News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:29
Marsanne Golsby and Brian Trascher will be sharing their vastly different viewpoints to students in Dr. Joshua Stockley's State and Local Politics Class in the Mock Trial Courtroom at the University of Louisiana Monroe on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m.

Community invited to Holidays at ULM this week

ULM News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:20
The University of Louisiana Monroe welcomes the holiday season with several days of events for the community and the campus. This year's Holidays at ULM is Tuesday, Nov. 28-Thursday, Nov. 30. Presented by the university, the School of Visual and Performing Arts and Student Life, families are invited to especially bring children to the special events on Wednesday.

Black Bayou Brass concert Wednesday at ULM

ULM News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 07:56
Black Bayou Brass, resident faculty brass ensemble in the School of Visual and Performing Arts, will perform a concert at ULM on Wednesday, November 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall. Ensemble members are Dr. James Boldin, Associate Professor of Music, Dr. Jeremy Marks, Assistant Professor of Music, and Dr. Aaron Witek, Assistant Professor of Music.

Health Studies students attend conference, leadership program in New Orleans

ULM News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:08
Three senior undergraduate Health Studies students, Mia Piazza, Lynh Ho and Savannah Pendergrass, attended the LeadingAge Annual conference in New Orleans, Oct. 29-31 with more than 5,000 attending. These three students attended the conference by applying for and receiving full scholarships through the LeadingAge organization. The students not only learned about innovative solutions used with today's aging population, but also participated in the Student Leadership Program where they were able to network with many other students and experts in this field while participating in leadership meetings.

Pioneers in marriage and family therapy will be guests Nov. 30 at ULM

ULM News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 09:00
On Nov. 30, the Becvars, husband and wife, will present lecture-discussions at ULM. Becvar said it will be an encapsulation of a lifetime of study with a bit of fun mixed in. "As a teacher, I have always tried to have fun."

ULM to host Fall Fusion this Friday

ULM News - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:01
The University of Louisiana Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts presents its popular Fall Dance Fusion concert Friday, November 17, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in ULM's Brown Auditorium.

Veterans Day: ULM salutes former aviation professor and alum and helicopter pilot Lt. Col. Ernie Bruce

ULM News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 01:01
Lt. Col. Ernie Bruce served as a helicopter in Vietnam before coming to the University of Louisiana Monroe to lead the ROTC program. He earned his masters and went one to teach aviation. Today, in retirement, Bruce volunteers his time maintaining and repairing the Ouachita Council on Aging on Ferrand Street. He was named OCA 2017 Volunteer of the Year.

KEDM's Policy and a Pint forum discusses small business in a dot com world Thursday.

ULM News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:05
Join 90.3 KEDEM Public Radio for their continuing series Policy and a Pint on Thursday, November 14, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at Enoch's Irish Pub and Grill.

Locally produced 'Dinosauria' documentary premiers Thursday at ULM

ULM News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 18:11
The University of Louisiana Monroe will premiere "Dinosauria," a short documentary film focusing on Tyrannosaurus rex and the importance of geological history, on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in Hanna Hall 337.

ULM vs Florida State Rescheduled for Dec. 2nd

ULM News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:05
Florida State will host ULM on Dec. 2 in Doak Campbell Stadium, FSU Vice President and Director of Athletics Stan Wilcox announced Tuesday. The game was rescheduled after the original date of Sept. 9 was canceled due to Hurricane Irma.

ULM to honor veterans with ceremony Thursday, Nov. 9

ULM News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:38
The University of Louisiana Monroe will host its annual ULM Veterans Day Appreciation Ceremony at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 9 in the University Conference Center, located on the 7th floor of the ULM Library.

Miss ULM 2018 to be crowned Nov. 10

ULM News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:00
The 2018 Miss University of Louisiana Monroe Pageant is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in Brown Auditorium on the ULM campus.

ULM represented at Human Sciences Institute Conference

ULM News - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:29
CSS doctoral candidate, Joan Collins Harwood, delivered a presentation on her dissertation topic, "Spiritual Fire: Infusing Love into the Discourse of Family Therapy." Likewise, CSS graduate, Roxanne Bourque, Ph.D., shared research from her dissertation, "Young Minds on Fire: Systemic Change Makes a Difference in Early Teaching." CSS graduate, Karen McClendon, Ph.D., contributed a political presentation, "Two Sides, One Country: How Systemic Thinking Creates a Context for Societal Change." ULM Instructors Jocelyn Chapman, Ph.D., and Bethany Simmons, Ph.D, co-presented "Feeding the Ouroboros: Gregory Bateson's Food for Thought and Thoughtfulness." Chapman discussed what Gregory Bateson had to say about "thought" and "thinking" and how this relates to "thoughtfulness" and Simmons shared how these ideas are at the heart of the origin of family systems therapy and how they are applicable not only in therapeutic practice, but also thinking about larger social systems and our participation in them.


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