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A new Recognized Student Organization at the University of Louisiana at Monroe brings the sport of lacrosse to the ULM student body. The ULM Lacrosse Club provides interested students with opportunities to compete against other lacrosse teams in the area.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe invites the community to bring family and friends to ULM, March 22-24, to enjoy Super Warhawk Weekend activities, including the annual Maroon and Gold football game, Warhawk Baseball, and the La' Louisianne Crawfish Boil, sponsored by ULM’s Ouachita Parish Alumni Chapter. Families with high school juniors and seniors are also encouraged to attend ULM’s annual Browse on the Bayou, from 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, March 23.
Enoch Doyle Jeter (B.A. '75), printmaking instructor at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is a teacher, an artist, pub owner, supporter of all things Irish, and the host of the longest running birthday celebration in the world for Beatle John Lennon. Jeter will illustrate the third novel of Jude Southerland Kessler's novel, "The John Lennon Series," titled "She Loves You."
Three University of Louisiana at Monroe political science majors presented papers at the Louisiana Political Science Association’s annual conference held at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, on March 2.
Dr. M. Sean Chenoweth, associate professor of geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, recently published a book chapter in a 14-volume collection titled "Treatise on Geomorphology," edited by Dr. John F. Shroder of the University of Nebraska Omaha and published by Academic Press.
The Chautauqua Nexus returned March 5 with guest speakers ULM social psychology professor Dr. Joe McGahan and Scott Higginbotham discussing the history of the Nexus and the purpose in bringing the program to downtown Monroe.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe recently announced the winners of the 13th Annual Student Research Symposium. Used as a vehicle to showcase the outstanding research being conducted by graduate and undergraduate students at ULM, the symposium presents the unique and high quality work of ULM students.
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (LSBDC) was recently awarded full accreditation. The accreditation review, mandated by the United States Congress, is modeled after the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Nearly 40 students from ULM's Choral and Sound of Today Marching Band will celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Dublin, Ireland from March 14-21. The Lord Mayor of Dublin has invited them to march in the St. Patrick's Day parade and to give a concert in St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
At 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7, and Friday, March 8, University of Louisiana at Monroe students will perform various classical scenes from opera and musical theater in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall, under the theme "Comedy Tonight." Admission is free and open to the public.
Dr. Javon Johnson, poet and professor from the University of Southern California, stood before a group of University of Louisiana at Monroe students, faculty, and Monroe community members and recited poem after poem, most from memory. Each new line elicited either stunned silence or exuberant applause from an overwhelmed audience. The event was hosted at the end of February by the ULM Department of Communication and the Office of Student Affairs as part of the ULM's "Traveling Scholars" series and in celebration of Black History Month.
For the first time, the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host the Annual Delta Tau Alpha National Convention. Delta Tau Alpha is a national honor society for students majoring in agriculturally related fields. Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, Dr. Mike Strain, will be the convention’s keynote speaker. Dr. Strain’s presentation will be in conjunction with the convention’s awards banquet, Friday, March 8.
In 2010, the University of Louisiana at Monroe signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bossier Parish Community College to offer a unique opportunity for students seeking four-year degrees in health care management. At 10 a.m., on Wednesday, March 6, on the BPCC campus, the two schools will sign a new MOU that expands on the 2010 agreement, allowing for an even larger collaboration between the two institutions.
The Emerging Scholars Program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe recently held its annual banquet to honor freshman and sophomore students. The program targets motivated students seeking to perform research and become "junior colleagues" to ULM professors.
Staff members from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's student newspaper, The Hawkeye, competed at the Southeastern Journalism Conference at Union University in Jackson, Tenn. Feb. 21-23. The Hawkeye staff topped their five award effort at the same conference last year, bringing in a total of six awards, including three first place honors.
At 7 p.m., on Thursday, March 7, forensic anthropologist Mary Manhein will speak at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in celebration of Women's History Month. Her presentation, titled "Forensic Anthropology in the 21st Century, Myths, Miracles, and Reality," will be held in the University Conference Center, located on the seventh floor of the ULM Library.
In honor of philanthropist Mrs. Kitty DeGree, the University of Louisiana at Monroe will rename its Nursing Building "Kitty DeGree Hall." The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors approved renaming the building Feb. 26, following a formal request from ULM.
University of Louisiana at Monroe alum and former NFL running back Dr. Joe Profit (B.S. '71) - who recently published, "Fields of Success - Raised Expectations," will give a lecture as part of ULM’s Black History Month Celebration. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 28., in the ULM Conference Center, located on the seventh floor of the ULM Library.
Dr. Khalid El Sayed, associate professor of pharmacy at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was recently awarded the "Outstanding Contribution to Continuous Compound Submissions." The award is sponsored by the Open Innovation Drug Discovery Team at Eli Lilly - —the tenth largest pharmaceutical company in the world.
The 13th Annual Student Research Symposium will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the University Conference Center, located on the 7th floor of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Library.