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Annual ULM Guitar Festival Feb. 9-13

ULM News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 13:19
The popular University of Louisiana at Monroe Guitar Festival will take place Feb. 9-13 on the ULM campus. The community is encouraged to attend, and all events are free and open to the public. Each event features various styles and sounds and provides entertainment for all ages.

ULM VAPA director named Artist of the Year

ULM News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 09:41
Dr. Derle R. Long, director of the University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA), was named the Edmund Williamson Artist of the Year at the 30th Annual Northeast Louisiana Arts Council Artworks 2015 Awards ceremony.

ULM's mock trial team qualifies for championship series

ULM News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:30
For the first time in university history, a squad from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's mock trial team finished as one of the top-seven teams at the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Regional Tournament on Feb. 1.

Star Trek's George Takei is ULM's Lyceum Series speaker March 31

ULM News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 10:55
In the era of social media dominance, George Takei is known as one of its top players with over 9 million combined Facebook and Twitter followers. Takei, also known for his character Hikaru Sulu in the popular Star Trek series, will speak at the University of Louisiana at Monroe as part of this year's Lyceum Series.

ULM alumna named world language Teacher of the Year

ULM News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 08:52
ULM alumna Bonnie Baxter (B.A. '02, M.A.T '04) was honored as the 2015 World Language Teacher of the Year by the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers' Association (LFLTA).

ULM's Humes to perform concert with guest artists

ULM News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:18
Scot Humes, the University of Louisiana at Monroe associate professor of clarinet, will perform Olivier Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time," and Béla Bartok's "Contrasts" at 7:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 3, in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall on the ULM campus.

ULM professor and student take part in entrepreneurship workshop

ULM News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:35
Dr. John W. Sutherlin, director of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Social Science Research Lab (SSRL), and ULM graduate student Alexandra Holland, of Las Vegas, Nevada, collaborated with the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), the University of Arkansas, and the University of Alabama to develop a workshop in New Orleans focusing on entrepreneurship.

ULM School of Education to host special education symposium

ULM News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 14:41
The School of Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host the special education symposium, "Autism Spectrum and Inclusion," from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 28, in George T. Walker Hall, Room 2-105 on the ULM campus.

ULM fishing duo uses record-breaking day to reel in FLW trophy

ULM News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 09:23
The University of Louisiana at Monroe's fishing team has been a dominant force in the world of college bass fishing in recent years. Over the weekend, Brian Eaton, a nursing major from Monroe, and Tyler Craig, a pre-pharmacy major from Frierson, added to the team's trophy case and took home the title at the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Opener.

ULM counseling program ranked among nation's best

ULM News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 13:05
BestMastersPrograms.org has ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online masters in counseling program as the number 26 program in the nation on its annual list.

ULM history professor pens Native American history textbook

ULM News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:09
Dr. Roger Carpenter, associate professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is celebrating the release of his fourth book, "Times are Altered with us." The newest title--part of the Wiley-Blackwell Native American Series--takes a look at the first three centuries of relationships between Native Americans and Europeans.

ULM computer science program receives re-accreditation

ULM News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 15:57
ULM's Computer Science program recently earned re-accreditation from the Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The program has maintained accreditation through ABET since 1987.

ULM's Sylvester presents at innovation conference in India

ULM News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 15:51
Dr. Paul W. Sylvester, Pfizer Endowed Professor of Pharmacology and Director of Graduate Studies and Research in the University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Pharmacy, was invited to chair a session and present a talk on his work related to the anticancer effects of tocotrienols--a rare form of vitamin E--at the Health Sciences Innovation Conference and Trade Show in Mumbai, India, January 15-17.

Second annual mock trial jamboree at ULM Saturday

ULM News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:39
The University of Louisiana at Monroe's mock trial team will host its second annual "Warhawk Mock Trial Jamboree," from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 24, in Strauss Hall, Room 144.

Author Genaro Smith to visit ULM

ULM News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:28
Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith, the author of "The Land Baron's Sun: The Story of Ly Loc and His Seven Wives," will speak at the University of Louisiana of Monroe as a guest of the School of Humanities and the English Department.

ULM Cheer ranks fourth in the nation

ULM News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:27
Cheerleaders from the University of Louisiana at Monroe brought home a fourth place national ranking on Monday after competing at the 2015 Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) National Competition in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 16-18.

ULM Program Spotlight: Medical Laboratory Science

ULM News - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 09:47
The University of Louisiana at Monroe offers various programs that are not offered at every university. ULM's Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Program is one of those programs, with only three other similar programs offered in the state.

ULM alum honored for outstanding community service

ULM News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:27
University of Louisiana at Monroe alumnus, John Cameron, recently received the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants' (LCPA) 2014 Distinguished Public Service Award.

ULM AD named a top-10 fundraiser

ULM News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:51
Dr. Brian Wickstrom, athletic director (AD) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was named one of the top-10 fundraising ADs in college athletics by CollegeAD--a news and resource service for college athletic programs.

ULM and Delta partner for MLK Day of Service

ULM News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 09:20
The University of Louisiana at Monroe and Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC) will once again partner for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service project, on Monday, Jan. 19.


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