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Three education programs at The University of Louisiana at Monroe have been nationally ranked in the latest edition of "Best Value Online" by TopMastersinEducation.com. The programs ranked include: curriculum and instruction, teaching, and educational leadership.
Xiomara Bell, a Tallulah native and master's student in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's history program, has created an African American History display with Associate Professor of history, Dr. Jeffrey Anderson. The display is now open for viewing in ULM's Special Collections, located on the 5th floor of the ULM Library.
The Foundation at the University of Louisiana at Monroe held its annual Donor Recognition Program in the ULM Library Conference Center on Feb. 6. Honored were members of the Kitty DeGree Bell Tower Society, and the University Associates. The Hall of Distinction Award--given to donors with a lifetime commitment of over $1 million--was presented to the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Office of Career Connections will host its annual spring Career Fair for ULM juniors, seniors, and alumni, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Student Union Ballroom, located on the second floor of the Student Union Building (SUB).
Two University of Louisiana at Monroe business honor societies were recognized as being among the best in the country. ULM's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma-- the international honor society for business programs-- was recognized as a premier chapter for 2014 and Beta Alpha Psi--an international honor society for financial information professionals--recognized ULM's Eta Sigma Chapter as a Superior Chapter.
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.
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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.
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.
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.