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February 10, 2016

ULM Guitar Festival to be held Feb. 16-19

The popular University of Louisiana Monroe Guitar Festival will take place Feb. 16-19 on the ULM campus. The community is encouraged to attend and all events are free and open to the public.

February 10, 2016

ULM to host Women's Symposium March 1

As part of ULM's celebration of Women's History Month, the university will host a Women's Symposium on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm in the Student Union Building (SUB) ballrooms, located on second floor of the SUB.

February 04, 2016

ULM earns elite doctoral designation by Carnegie Classification

The University of Louisiana Monroe has reached a major milestone by being recognized as one of the state's six doctoral-granting institutions of higher education.

February 04, 2016

IberiaBank completes three-year pledge of $60,000 for endowed professorship

The University of Louisiana Monroe held a check presentation on Thursday to publicly acknowledge a $60,000 donation from IberiaBank.

February 02, 2016

ULM Feminist Series 2016

The ULM English Program in the School of Humanities presents the series "Equality Across the Disciplines: Am I a Feminist?"

January 27, 2016

How one professor's research is putting ULM on the map

Unlike many researchers, Dr. Joydeep Bhattacharjee does not carry out his research within the confines of an office, library, or on-campus laboratory.

January 26, 2016

ULM Risk Management program earns national ranking

The risk management and insurance industry is witnessing a boom across the nation.

January 25, 2016

Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton is ULM's Lyceum Series speaker

LeVar Burton, widely known for hosting the show Reading Rainbow and starring in "Roots," will speak at the University of Louisiana Monroe as part of this year's Lyceum Series, at 7 p.m., on February 25, in ULM's Brown Auditorium.

January 21, 2016

ULM alumnus named 2015 Overall World Champion water skier

Winning a World title in anything is a pretty spectacular feat. But that's exactly what one University of Louisiana Monroe alumnus has done.

January 19, 2016

ULM alumnus named president and CEO of Addus HomeCare

Addus HomeCare Corporation, one of the nation's largest providers of personal home care and support services, announced yesterday in a press release the appointment of Dirk Allison as President and Chief Executive Officer.

January 15, 2016

eULM bachelor degree programs named nation's most affordable

The University of Louisiana Monroe's bachelor degree programs have been named the nation's most affordable by OnlineCollegePlan.com.

January 13, 2016

Two ULM honor societies receive international recognition

Beta Alpha Psi and Beta Gamma Sigma, two of ULM's College of Business and Social Sciences honor societies, have been recognized among the best honor societies in the nation.

January 12, 2016

ULM and Delta partner for MLK Day of Service

The time for our annual MLK Day of Service is fast approaching.

January 12, 2016

ULM online MBA nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report—a respected source for national higher education and hospital rankings—has ranked ULM’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree as the number 60 program in the nation, based on various factors including student engagement, admissions selectivity, and much more.

January 08, 2016

The untold story of the 'ULM Boys'

On December 5th, the ULM football team played its last game of the 2015-16 season. The Warhawks defeated New Mexico State University on senior day, coming from behind to claim a 42-35 victory.

January 08, 2016

ULM announces fall 2015 President's and Deans' lists

University of Louisiana Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno has announced the President's List and Deans' List for the fall 2015 semester at ULM.

January 06, 2016

eULM psychology program ranked in top 50 nationwide

SuperScholar, an independent college search and rankings website, has published a Smart Choice ranking of the 50 Best Online Bachelor's in Psychology Programs.

January 05, 2016

ULM recognized as military and veteran friendly campus

The University of Louisiana Monroe has been recognized as a military and veteran friendly campus by the state of Louisiana.

January 04, 2016

ULM faculty presents at South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention

Dr. Jana Giles, associate professor of English at the University of Louisiana Monroe, recently traveled to a regional conference to present her original research on modernist literature.

December 31, 2015

ULM impact on region goes far beyond books and classrooms

The University of Louisiana at Monroe does more than educate students--much more.

December 20, 2015

ULM launches Louisiana CareerPath

The University of Louisiana Monroe's Office of Career Connections and the Office of Admissions have launched Louisiana CareerPath, a job search tool to assist current students, future students, and alumni.

December 15, 2015

ULM welcomes Matt Viator as head football coach

The University of Louisiana Monroe officially announced the hiring of Matt Viator as head football coach in a press conference Tuesday morning at JPS Field at Malone Stadium.

December 14, 2015

Matt Viator named head football coach at ULM

After spending the last 10 seasons at the helm of the McNeese State football program, Matt Viator has been named head coach at ULM. Viator, whose contract is pending approval by the Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, will be the program's 16th head coach.

December 14, 2015

Matt Viator to be announced as new ULM football head coach

The University of Louisiana Monroe invites you to hear from Matt Viator, the University's next head football coach, pending board approval, at a press conference tomorrow, Tuesday, at 10:00 a.m. in the south end zone of Malone Stadium.

December 14, 2015

eULM receives national ranking for affordability

The University of Louisiana Monroe's online degree program, eULM, has been named 33rd on the College Choice ranking of most affordable online colleges for a bachelor's degrees nationwide.

December 12, 2015

ULM commencement focuses on equality and leadership

Nearly 650 students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's fall 2015 graduating class earned degrees on Saturday, Dec. 12, in ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The momentous occasion is one that many see as the beginning of adulthood.

December 09, 2015

ULM to award nearly 650 degrees Saturday

On Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m., the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Fall 2015 Commencement Ceremony will take place in ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Degrees will be conferred by ULM President Dr. Nick J. Bruno to students in ULM's three colleges and graduate school.

December 08, 2015

ULM announces freshman essay contest winners

President Nick Bruno, officials in the English Program, and the Summer Reader Committee at the University of Louisiana at Monroe honored the winners of the Freshman Essay Contest during a special ceremony at the ULM Library.

December 08, 2015

ULM Sigma Delta Pi initiates nine new members

The School of Humanities and Lambda Sigma Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi recently initiated nine new members. Sigma Delta Pi is the national honor society in Spanish and was founded in 1919. The ULM chapter initiated its first members in 1976. 

December 08, 2015

ULM and Monroe Symphony Orchestra present "Brass and Pipes"

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) is collaborating with Monroe Symphony Orchestra (MSO) to present "Brass and Pipes," a holiday concert to be held at First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.

December 08, 2015

ULM search committee narrows pool for head football coach

The search committee met again on Sunday evening to discuss the applicants for the head football coach position and narrowed the pool down to a handful of candidates. They will begin formal interviews this week with the assistance of the collegiate athletic firm - College Sports Solutions.

December 07, 2015

ULM athletes volunteer for Wish List project with Big Whit Foundation

20 student athletes from ULM participated in the Big Whit 77 Foundation's "Wish List" project this past Thursday, which surprised 10 families in northeast Louisiana with dinner and games at Chuck E. Cheese followed by a Christmas shopping spree at Toys "R" Us. The foundation chose five families from Ouachita Parish and five families from Lincoln Parish.

December 07, 2015

KEDM at ULM to present local holiday entertainment with Musical Merriment

KEDM Public Radio, 90.3 FM, will present Musical Merriment, featuring live performances of seasonal favorites featuring young artists, Wednesday and Thursday Dec. 9th and 10th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students from area high schools and universities will perform at the KEDM studios throughout the day.

December 04, 2015

ULM International Student Center receives $25,000 donation

On Thursday, Dec. 3, ULM alumnus Richard L. Rogers donated $25,000 to the Liew Family International Student Center in honor of his late wife, Carol Parker Rogers (1943-2014). The Women's Area Room 1 has been named the "Carol Parker Rogers Room."

December 02, 2015

ULM head football coach search committee holds first meeting

The University of Louisiana Monroe announced today that the head football coach search committee held its first meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

December 02, 2015

ULM student attends Beta Gamma Sigma Global Leadership Summit

Lauren Harper, a ULM risk management and insurance major, recently attended the Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Global Leadership Summit in Orlando, Florida. Harper received a scholarship from the BGS to cover her expenses based on ULM's chapter ranking.

December 01, 2015

ULM medical laboratory science student receives funding and job offer

Most students attend college to gain the knowledge and skills required for a full-time career. And while it is not that common for students to be offered full-time jobs before they graduate with a degree, that is just what has happened to Rachel Ratcliff, a sophomore pre-medical laboratory science student from Crowville, LA.

December 01, 2015

ULM to host second annual high school mathematics competition

The Mathematics Department at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host the second Annual High School Mathematics Competition on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

November 30, 2015

ULM students to honor veterans on #GivingTuesday

Tuesday, December 1 is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. This #GivingTuesday, ULM is calling on all alumni and supporters to use their social media circle to help spread the word.

November 30, 2015

ULM graduate student attends leadership training at Harvard University

The program, designed and led by Harvard faculty, focused on cutting edge leadership principles in the United States.

November 25, 2015

University closes for Thanksgiving holiday

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, beginning at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25. The University will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30.

November 24, 2015

ULM announces head football coach search committee

ULM president Nick J. Bruno announced today the formation of a head football coach search committee. College Sports Solutions (CSS), a collegiate athletic search firm based out of Atlanta, GA, will also assist ULM in its search.

November 24, 2015

Annual Holidays at ULM Dec. 1

ULM welcomes the community to the 13th annual Holidays at ULM Celebration, beginning at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 1, in ULM's Brown auditorium. The festivities begin with a holiday concert, followed by the popular tree lighting ceremony.

November 20, 2015

Brigadier General Joanne F. Sheridan named ULM's fall commencement speaker

Brigadier General Joanne F. Sheridan, Louisiana Army National Guard, ULM graduate, will serve as the Commencement speaker for ULM's fall ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 12, in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

November 20, 2015

eULM professor and students present on eLearning at international conference

Dr. Jocelyn Chapman, assistant professor in ULM's Creative Systemic Studies online doctoral program, and doctoral candidates Andre Lewis and Karen McClendon presented at the Eighth International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies, at University of California, Santa Cruz, November 2-3, 2015.

November 19, 2015

Two ULM pharmacy students awarded prestigious grants

EPIC Pharmacies, Inc., a national network of over 1,400 independently owned pharmacies, announced last week their 2015 Student Grant Award recipients.

November 19, 2015

ULM English professor publishes article on teaching environmental humanities

Dr. Jana M. Giles, associate professor of English at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has had her latest article, "Integrating Ecocriticsm into a New Graduate English Course in a Southern Public Regional University," published in Kudzu House 5:3 (Autumn Equinox 2015): 64-94, in a cluster dedicated to teaching environmental humanities.

November 18, 2015

ULM to host Dance Fusion Nov. 20th

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts presents its popular Dance Fusion concert on Friday, November 20th at 7:30 p.m. in ULM's Brown Auditorium.

November 18, 2015

ULM's annual art sale begins Nov. 30th

The Annual ULM Student, Alumni, and Faculty Art Sale begins Nov. 30. Various forms of art will be available for purchase including pottery, jewels, post cards, paintings, photographs, and prints.

November 17, 2015

ULM mock trial teams win awards at Mid-South Invitational

ULM's mock trial teams competed in the Mid-South Invitational this past weekend at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN.

November 17, 2015

ULM music alumna voted best band director in northeast Louisiana

Chelsea King, ULM music alum (BME, 2006), was voted Best Band Director at the First Annual Northeast Louisiana Music Awards on November 12th at the Monroe Civic Center.

November 16, 2015

ULM unveils new water ski facility

On Saturday, November 14th, the university held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new water ski facility.

November 16, 2015

ULM to host mobile Doppler radar and guest lecture

On Friday, November 20, the Atmospheric Science Department is hosting a seminar given by Mr. Ryan Wade, lecturer at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).

November 16, 2015

ULM continues its partnership with the Delta Regional Authority

Two alumni, along with students and faculty in the Social Science Research Laboratory, have been selected to participate in the Delta Regional Authority's Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy.

November 12, 2015

ULM hosts "Gunby's Legacy Exhibit"

Andrew Augustus Gunby (1849-1917) was born in Georgia but came to Louisiana at the age of 10.

November 11, 2015

Business alumna makes Oprah's 2015 'Favorite Things' list

Ashleigh Aldridge, an alumna from ULM's College of Business and Social Sciences, founded her own company a week after graduating from ULM in 2013. Less than two years later, her products have made Oprah's 2015 'Favorite Things" list.

November 10, 2015

ULM's drone program poised to change farming industry

The department of aviation is producing cutting-edge drone research and hands on field operations that will improve agriculture, a major economic influence in northeast Louisiana.

November 09, 2015

Campus and community invited to ULM Veterans Day event

Sponsored by the University of Louisiana at Monroe Office of Career Connections, an event to honor the military service of ULM faculty, staff, and students will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, Nov. 12th, in the University Conference Center, located on the 7th floor of the ULM Library.

November 09, 2015

ULM mock trial teams win awards at Green and Gold Invitational

ULM's Mock Trial teams competed in the Green and Gold Invitational this past weekend at Baylor University in Waco, TX.

November 06, 2015

Sarah Torregrossa crowned Miss ULM 2016

Sarah Torregrossa, a junior mass communications major from West Monroe, was crowned Miss University of Louisiana at Monroe at the 62nd Annual Miss ULM Pageant held Nov. 6, in front of a packed house at Brown Auditorium.

November 06, 2015

ULM honors students celebrate National Recycling Day

Two Honors English Composition classes are organizing an event to celebrate National Recycling Day on the ULM campus on Wed., Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

November 05, 2015

eULM Professor and doctoral student present at Sixth International Conference on the Image

Dr. Jocelyn Chapman, assistant professor in ULM's Creative Systemic Studies online doctoral program, and doctoral candidate Karen McClendon, presented at the Sixth International Conference on the Image, at University of California at Berkeley, October 29-30, 2015.

November 04, 2015

ULM Biology senior receives competitive scholarship

Ethan Burke, a biology senior at ULM, has recently received a scholarship from the Louisiana Association of Professional Biologists (LAPB).

November 04, 2015

English instructor scores internship in New York

Vanelis Rivera, an instructor of English in ULM's School of Humanities, recently completed a prestigious internship with Tangerine Entertainment, a film production company in New York City.

November 03, 2015

ULM freshmen give back to community through senior wellness program

Last Friday, a group of ULM students participated in a community service project with the Ouachita Council on Aging (OCA), a local non-profit organization serving seniors aged 60+ since 1967.

November 02, 2015

eULM ranks number 17 in nation

GraduatePrograms.com--an online resource for students searching for top-ranked graduate schools--released its annual "Best Online Schools and Graduate Programs" list. Based on rankings and reviews by over 25,000 students in over 600 programs nationwide, the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online graduate school (eULM) ranked at number 17 in the nation for best overall graduate school.

October 30, 2015

School of Pharmacy awarded $1.2 million in NIH grants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded grants to three faculty members in the School of Pharmacy's Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences (BPS), totaling nearly $1.2 million.

October 29, 2015

Professor’s tornado research to improve regional severe weather forecasting

Dr. Todd Murphy, assistant professor of Atmospheric Science at ULM, has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to participate in a collaborative research project mandated by Congress to understand how severe storms and tornadoes evolve in the Southeastern United States.

October 26, 2015

History professor publishes Voodoo encyclopedia

Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, associate professor of history in ULM's School of Humanities, has published a book entitled, "The Voodoo Encyclopedia: Magic, Ritual, and Religion."

October 22, 2015

ULM's Gerontology program awarded $690,000 grant

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's (ULM) Gerontology program has partnered with the DeSoto Parish Police Jury, Intermediate School District, and Department of Community Services to begin the Foster Grandparent (FG) program in DeSoto Parish.

October 21, 2015

Up 'til Dawn invites community to Hawktoberfest, Trunk-or-Treat

The University of Louisiana Monroe's Up 'til Dawn organization will host its very first Hawktoberfest event in the Grove, located behind Malone Stadium, from 5-7:30 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 30.

October 19, 2015

VAPA presents The Pirates of Penzance Oct. 29-30

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) present The Pirates of Penzance Thursday, Oct. 29, and Friday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium, located on the ULM campus.

October 14, 2015

ULM presents TEDxULM event Oct. 16

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will present a TEDxULM event at 6:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16 in ULM's Spyker Theatre. It is the first TEDx event the university has hosted.

October 12, 2015

Small Business Development Center honored for 35 years of service

When you're a service organization and have been around for 35 years, it shows two things: you're dedicated and you have value. That holds true for U.S. Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as the organization celebrated 35 years of service at its national conference in San Francisco Sept. 8-11.

October 09, 2015

ULM Pharmacy students making a difference

Every year the American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) creates a national theme to encourage and advocate for the profession of pharmacy, and the ULM School of Pharmacy has joined the movement. This year's theme is "Live Your Why."

October 08, 2015

ULM's Professor of History to present "World War II: A Closer Look" lecture series

ULM's Professor of History, Ralph Brown, Ph.D. began a lecture series, "World War II: A Closer Look" on Oct. 1 at the Ouachita Parish Public Library as a continuation of his efforts to connect world history with the community.

October 07, 2015

AT&T provides scholarships for ULM Top Hawks

AT&T announced a $25,000 contribution to the University of Louisiana at Monroe Foundation to contribute to the Top Hawks fund. The fund provides scholarship dollars to students who have achieved academic excellence during high school.

October 05, 2015

ULM to host Director Jarvis of the U.S. National Park Service on Oct. 6th

Director Jarvis of the U.S. National Park Service will visit ULM on Oct. 6th and attend a variety of local events while sharing the importance of preservation.

October 02, 2015

ULM announces 2015 Alumni Award Winners

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Alumni Association will present its annual awards: the Golden Arrow Award; the George T. Walker Lifetime Achievement Award; Rising Young Alumnus Award; and the ULM Service Award during a brunch held at ULM Oct. 3 during Homecoming Week.

October 01, 2015

ULM Homecoming Queen, King, and Court announced

University of Louisiana at Monroe senior, Lauren Norton, was crowned ULM's 2015 Homecoming Queen during a pep rally on Monday, Sept. 27, as part of ULM's Homecoming week festivities.

September 28, 2015

ULM and Chase partner to create unique Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Mortgage Analytics

The University of Louisiana at Monroe announced a new Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) program in Mortgage Analytics. The program, which was approved by the Louisiana Board of Regents, was developed jointly by the ULM College of Business and Social Sciences and Chase to meet specific talent gaps in the financial services industry.

September 24, 2015

ULM Homecoming heads Back to the Bayou Sept. 28

Students, alumni, and all members of the ULM family are invited to enjoy a host of activities leading up to the Homecoming football game against Georgia Southern at 6 p.m., Saturday, October 3, in Malone Stadium.

September 23, 2015

Progressive Bank establishes ULM endowed professorship

Today Monroe-based Progressive Bank presented a check for $60,000 to the University of Louisiana at Monroe to establish the Progressive Bank Endowed Professorship in Financial and Information Technology Services.

September 18, 2015

ULM again earns Tier One status from U.S. News and World Report

The University of Louisiana at Monroe has once again earned Tier One status on the U.S. News and World report's annual "Best Regional Universities" list. ULM made the list for best southern universities at number 93.

September 17, 2015

Career connections to host fall events

The Office of Career Connections at the University of Louisiana at Monroe provides various career services to ULM students and alumni. Each fall, the office begins its workshop and fair series to help students and alumni find internships and jobs in their field.

September 16, 2015

Enrollment increases; freshman class impresses

With a total enrollment of 8,854 students, the University of Louisiana at Monroe has exceeded its goal of 8,800 students for fall 2015. This includes an increase of 337 students since last fall, and another academically talented freshman class of 1,401 students--an eight percent increase over the fall 2014 freshman class.

September 15, 2015

ULM Child Development Center earns 5-star rating

The Child Development Center (CDC) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe has earned its sixth consecutive "Five-Star" rating from the Louisiana Quality Start School Readiness Rating System.

September 14, 2015

ULM business incubator receives $25,000 grant

The Northeast Louisiana Business and Community Development Center (NLBCDC), housed in the University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Business and Social Sciences, received a new $25,000 grant from the Louisiana Business Incubation Association and Louisiana Economic Development (LBIA/LED).

September 11, 2015

Torregrossa named ULM police director

The University of Louisiana at Monroe has announced George "Tom" Torregrossa as its new Director of the University Police Department. Torregrossa comes from the Monroe City Police Department after 36 years of service.

September 09, 2015

ULM College of Arts, Education, and Sciences to host art crawl on campus

The artwork of University of Louisiana at Monroe students and faculty will be presented during a special exhibition from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, in various campus locations.

September 09, 2015

Annual ULM shrimp boil Saturday; military veterans to be honored

The Ouachita Parish Chapter of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Alumni Association will host its annual Shrimp Boil from 2-5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, in the alumni area of The Grove tailgating area on the ULM campus.

September 04, 2015

ULM MLS students and faculty earn honors at conference

University of Louisiana at Monroe medical laboratory science (MLS) program faculty, students, and alumni recently attended the 83rd meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) in Atlanta.

September 04, 2015

ULM gives Top Hawks iPads and ice cream

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Office of Recruitment and Admissions hosted an ice cream social for select freshmen students in honor of their outstanding high school test scores. These scholars are known as "Top Hawks."

September 04, 2015

ULM professor to host book launch

In January 2014, Dr. Shalanda Stanley, assistant professor of education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, inked a book deal with Knopf Books for Young Readers--an imprint of Random House Kids--for her book "Drowning is Inevitable."

September 03, 2015

Construction Management earns accreditation renewal

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Construction Management Program recently earned renewal of accreditation from the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

September 01, 2015

ULM counseling ranked among nation's best for affordability

For the second week in a row, a program from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences has been ranked for its affordability. ULM's Counseling Program was ranked in the nation's "Top 25 Most Affordable and Accredited Master's in School Counseling Online" by BestCounselingDegrees.net.

August 31, 2015

Risk management and insurance to host fall career and recruitment event

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) Program will host its annual talent search event, Sept. 1-2 in the ULM Library Conference Center, and the ULM Student Union Ballroom, located on the second floor of the Student Union Building. The event helps address the critical talent challenge facing the global insurance and risk management industry.

August 28, 2015

D.C. internship helps ULM student discover her passion for service

University of Louisiana at Monroe student Lauren Lewis is not a political science major, but she found that she didn't need to be to have a successful summer in Washington D.C. After a once in a lifetime opportunity to work for Congressman Ralph Abraham, Lewis returned to Monroe with perspective and a new appreciation for government.

August 25, 2015

ULM marriage and family therapy ranked for affordability

The Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is one of the unique programs offered by the institution. The program was recently awarded with a top-40 ranking on BestCounselingDegrees.net's list of the nation's most affordable MFT degrees.

August 25, 2015

ULM instructor invites public to community paint day

Brooke Foy, instructor of art at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, invites ULM students, faculty, staff, and the community to participate in the last Community Paint Day for the One Mile Of Love Mural in West Monroe--the Trenton Street Levee Revitalization Project.

August 24, 2015

Joey Trappey to speak to ULM students at annual Convocation

Convocation at the University of Louisiana at Monroe symbolizes the official start to the academic year. The event gives freshmen a view of Fant-Ewing Coliseum as not only a place they will visit for numerous events, but also, as a place where they will receive their diplomas in four years.

August 20, 2015

ULM Foundation presents awards of excellence

Today, University of Louisiana at Monroe faculty and staff gathered to honor excellence in research, teaching, creative/artistic activity, and service at the fifth annual ULM Foundation Awards for Excellence.

August 19, 2015

Employees honored for years of service

The University of Louisiana at Monroe honored faculty and staff members for their service to ULM at the 12th annual Employee Recognition Ceremony and luncheon. The ceremony acknowledged those employed by the university for five years or more as of December 31, 2014.

August 18, 2015

ULM construction receives $115,000 from construction licensing board

Representatives from the Louisiana Licensing Board for Construction Management presented a check for over $115,000 to the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Construction Management during a special event on the ULM campus.

August 17, 2015

ULM professor shows work at Art Melt 2015

University of Louisiana at Monroe Associate Professor of communication, Dr. Bette Kauffman, has once again been invited to "Art Melt," the largest multi-media juried art exhibit in the state for Louisiana artists.

August 14, 2015

ULM School of Education professors publish co-written piece

University of Louisiana at Monroe assistant professors Dr. Krishna Bista and Dr. Amy Dagley recently published an article in "College & University (C&U)," a 90-year-old prestigious refereed journal.

August 13, 2015

ULM history professor published in European journal

Dr. Chris Blackburn, professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has published an article that appears in the current edition of the Polish journal, "Studia Historyczna."

August 12, 2015

ULM professor spends summer teaching music in Haiti

Dr. Mel Mobley, associate professor of music at the University of Louisiana of Monroe, recently returned from central Haiti, where he served on the staff of the Ecole de Musique Sainte Trinite at its 44th annual Summer Music Camp.

August 11, 2015

ULM online history program ranked in nation's top 10

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's online programs--taught through the eULM online platform--have received dozens of top national rankings since eULM's official launch in 2013. Today, TheBestSchools.org released its 20 best online bachelors degrees in history. ULM ranked among the nation's best, coming it at number nine.

August 11, 2015

ULM L Club announces 2015 Hall of Fame class

The ULM Letterman "L" Club's Hall of Fame welcomes four new members this fall. The 2015 class includes former football player Vincent Brisby, former basketball player Larry Saulters, former baseball player Andy Davis, and longtime broadcaster Frank Hoffmann.

August 06, 2015

ULM program awarded $1.1 million grant

The University of Louisiana at Monroe was recently awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The research based grant will be used to fund the TRiO Student Support Services program (SSS) for the next five years.

August 04, 2015

ULM's Pi Kappa Alpha chapter ties national record

Members of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity tied the longest winning streak in the 147-year history of the organization by capturing their 17th consecutive Robert A. "Smythe" award at the Pi Kappa Alpha Convention held in Memphis, Tenn.

August 04, 2015

ULM changing student outcomes in math with new courses

The core academic subjects for most students involve general knowledge in English, math, history, and the sciences. In some cases, students are not prepared for the rigor of a college curriculum.

July 31, 2015

ULM nursing receives $10,000 donation

The Louisiana Cancer Foundation (LCF) presented a check for $10,000 to Dr. Benny Blaylock, dean of University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Dr. Wendy Bailes, associate director of the Kitty DeGree School of Nursing.

July 29, 2015

ULM alumnus earns sports academy award

Dr. David Peterson, a 1997 exercise science graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, earned the prestigious United States Sports Academy (USSA) 2015 Alumnus of the Year Award for his outstanding performance as a student and a professional.

July 27, 2015

KEDM at ULM to host Policy and a Pint Tuesday

At 5 p.m., on Tuesday, July 28, KEDM Public Radio will host "Policy and a Pint" at Fat Pelican Restaurant in Monroe. Panel members will discuss efforts towards historic preservation of local buildings and sites. The event is free and open to the public.

July 27, 2015

ULM alumni and students published in academic journals

A group of recent graduates and a current student in the School of Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe recently published book reviews various academic journals. Dr. Krishna Bista, assistant professor of education, mentored the students during their pursuit of masters and doctoral degrees in education.

July 24, 2015

LSBDC at ULM to hold small business expo

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host its third annual Small Business Expo from noon to 3 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Monroe Convention Center.

July 23, 2015

ULM to host professional practice conference Aug. 3-4

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's TEACH Project will host an Effective Professional Practice Conference Aug. 3-4 on the ULM campus. Regular registration runs through July 27, and late registration runs through July 29.

July 21, 2015

Child development center director honored by Mayoral committee

Emily Williamson, director of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Child Development Center, will be honored July 21, as the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award presented by the Twin Cities Mayor's Committee on Disabilities.

July 20, 2015

ULM music professor to premiere new piece at international conference

Dr. James Boldin, associate professor of music at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has been invited to perform at the 47th International Horn Symposium, at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, Calif.

July 17, 2015

ULM online marketing program receives national ranking

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's online programs have earned a multitude of top rankings from various collegiate and business entities looking to steer adult learners to alternative forms of education.

July 16, 2015

ULM rad tech students win quiz bowl competition

Students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's radiologic technology program took home first place in the Quiz Bowl competition at the 58th annual meeting of the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists (LSRT) held July 9-11 in Lafayette.

July 15, 2015

ULM alumna's work featured on prestigious journal cover

Dr. Sunitha V. Bachawal, a 2010 Ph.D. graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Pharmacy Ph.D. program, received a prestigious honor when her photo was chosen as the cover image for the June issue of the journal, "Cancer Research: Driving Innovation to Prevent and Cure Cancer."

July 13, 2015

ULM professor to give free presentation on WWII

Dr. Ralph Brown, associate professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will present "Heroes of World War II" at the Louise Williams Branch of the Ouachita Parish Public Library, at 12:30 p.m., on Thursday, July 16.

July 10, 2015

Local credit union shows ULM pride

Representatives at Centric Federal Credit Union are asking their customers to "Bank like a Warhawk" as they show their University of Louisiana at Monroe school spirit with an updated look at its North Monroe location.

July 09, 2015

Miss Louisiana settles into new home at ULM

For April Nelson, Miss Louisiana 2015, life has been non-stop since she was crowned Saturday, June 27, at Monroe's W.L. Jack Howard Theater. Now, beginning her preparation for Miss America, Nelson must settle in to her official home at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

July 08, 2015

ULM to host free junior high band camp

The University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) will serve as host to the Band House Junior High School Band Camp from July 13-15. The Band House is a full-service music store located in West Monroe, with additional stores in Bossier City and Texarkana, Ark. The camp is free to junior high school band students.

July 07, 2015

ULM alumna launches online program

Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks, an alumna of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's marriage and family therapy program, has launched an online intensive training course designed to teach mental health and health-related professionals how to effectively share their expertise and knowledge.

July 06, 2015

ULM, Monroe Symphony, and Strauss Theatre present "South Pacific"

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) is collaborating with the Strauss Theatre Center and the Monroe Symphony Orchestra to present Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" in concert at ULM's Brown Auditorium July 10-12.

July 01, 2015

ULM drone program named one of nation's best

SuccessfulStudent.org--a resource for students looking to find unique degree programs and career options--ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe as one of the "15 Best Drone Training Colleges in America." ULM's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) concentration was ranked in the nation's top-10.

June 30, 2015

ULM's St. Jude fundraising organization first in the nation

The "Up 'til Dawn" (UTD) St. Jude fundraising organization at the University of Louisiana at Monroe competed in the national Executive Board Fundraising Challenge and finished in the nation's top spot, raising over 11,000 in 30 days.

June 29, 2015

eULM graduate student joins education council; wins research award

Roxanne B. Speer, a doctoral student in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online creative systemic studies program, has earned numerous awards and recognitions this year through her work in higher education and humanities.

June 26, 2015

ULM President's Academy honors students and community partners

The President's Academy at the University of Louisiana at Monroe wrapped up its fourth year as a premier academic and career exploratory camp for scholars. The academy provides high-ability high school students with a week of university and career immersion.

June 25, 2015

ULM student awarded $5,000 counseling fellowship

The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) selected University of Louisiana at Monroe student, Joshua Morgan of Memphis, Tenn., for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program-Youth (MFP-Y). As an NBCC MFP-Y fellow, Morgan will receive funding and training to support his education and facilitate his service to underserved minority populations, with a specific focus on those ages 16-25.

June 24, 2015

ULM sends nine to Miss Louisiana

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will be represented at the 2015 Miss Louisiana Pageant by its largest-ever cohort. Nine women--a group made up of both incoming and current students--will grace the W.L. Jack Howard Theater stage this Thursday through Saturday.

June 23, 2015

ULM president honored by Tangipahoa Parish

University of Louisiana at Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno was inducted into the Florida Parishes Arena Wall of Fame Friday evening in Hammond. Bruno is lauded as a major supporter of the arena's establishment in 2004.

June 23, 2015

ULM professor releases textbook

Dr. Kenneth Clow--Biedenharn Endowed Chair in Business at the University of Louisiana at Monroe--and Dana-Nicoleta Lascu of the University of Richmond recently collaborated on a 15-chapter textbook designed for introductory courses in marketing.

June 19, 2015

ULM professor earns $56,000 Board of Regents grant

As part of the Louisiana Board of Regents Research and Development Program, Dr. Srinivas Garlapati, an assistant professor of biology at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was granted $56,350 to study alternative treatments for giardiasis--a parasitic intestinal infection found in streams, lakes, pools, spas, and wells.

June 17, 2015

ULM construction receives $86,000 donation

Today, the Louisiana Contractors Educational Trust Fund (CETF) presented a check for $86,500 to Dr. Ed Brayton, director of University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Construction, as part of an ongoing partnership to help maintain and enhance the ULM construction program.

June 16, 2015

ULM English instructor releases children's book

Rickey E. Pittman, adjunct English instructor in the School of Humanities at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, recently released a new multi-discipline children's book titled "Rio Grande Valley ABC."

June 15, 2015

ULM alumnus makes mark at Mississippi law school

Phillip Ellis of Bernice-- a 2009 University of Louisiana at Monroe criminal justice graduate--added to his collection of prestigious awards from the Mississippi College School of Law (MC Law).

June 12, 2015

ULM alumnus publishes book of short stories

Michael Deschamp, a 2013 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has published his second novel, titled "One Egg or Two"-- a collection of short stories. The book explores family, friendship, and tragedy through a host of characters who engage the audience with their stories.

June 11, 2015

ULM education hosts STEM camps in the twin cities

The School of Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host two summer camps aimed toward accelerating student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

June 10, 2015

LSBDC at ULM client wins local and national small business awards

Troy Downs of Bastrop has recently gained fame as a small business award winner with both a national and local award for his efforts with his clients and the community. Downs was honored with the United States Small Business Development Center (SBDC) 2015 Veterans Business Outreach Centers Excellence in Service Award, and the Louisiana SBDC Entrepreneurial Success Award.

June 04, 2015

ULM unveils asbestos analysis lab

John Herrock of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Toxicology Department cut the ribbon on ULM's newest multi-purpose resource--the Toxicology Asbestos Analysis Laboratory. The lab will serve as a teaching facility, a research lab, and a community resource.

June 03, 2015

Registration open for new ULM art camp

The School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will hold a summer art camp for children ages 8-16. Campers will learn drawing, painting, sculpture, print, and more under the guidance of VAPA faculty and ULM art students.

June 02, 2015

ULM music professor publishes new book

Dr. James Boldin, associate professor of music at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, recently published "Solo Duet Training for Horns," a collection of instructive duets for the French horn.

May 29, 2015

ULM construction receives structural steel teaching sculpture

A group of alumni and local businesses donated a state-of-the-art structural steel teaching sculpture to the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Construction Management with the hopes of advancing students' knowledge about the engineering and construction applications required to build such pieces.

May 28, 2015

Miss Louisiana Outstanding Teen Pageant comes to ULM

The Miss Louisiana Outstanding Teen Pageant will be held at the University of Louisiana at Monroe May 29-30. The 29 young women from across the state arrived at ULM's Brown Auditorium to begin rehearsals and preparation for preliminary and final competition on Wednesday.

May 28, 2015

ULM graduate student receives conference scholarship

Amber Bettencourt, a University of Louisiana at Monroe Speech-Language Pathology graduate student from Santa Clara, Calif., received a full scholarship to attend the 2015 Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) meeting in Indianapolis this week.

May 27, 2015

ULM professor's work featured in London art show

Dr. Joni Henry Noble, associate professor of art at University of Louisiana at Monroe, has been accepted into the Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition 2015. The exhibition is an international, juried competition held annually for the last 247 years at the Royal Academy of Art in London.

May 27, 2015

ULM English professor presents at writing conference

Dr. Mary Adams, associate professor of English and holder of the Endowed Professorship in English at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, presented at the 15th Annual Student Success in Writing Conference (SSWC) in Savannah, Ga.

May 22, 2015

ULM water skiers compete in international tournament

The 56th Masters Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament--considered the most prestigious tournament in the sport--is an invitation-only tournament for the world's greatest water skiers. This year's event features a host of current, former, and incoming students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe Water Ski Team.

May 22, 2015

ULM faculty member to study freshwater supply in the Eastern Caribbean

Dr. Sean Chenoweth, associate professor of geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will conduct research on fresh water wells and naturally-occurring sinkholes on the island of Barbuda in the Eastern Caribbean this summer.

May 21, 2015

ULM announces spring 2015 President's and Deans' list

University of Louisiana at Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno has announced the President's List and Deans' List for the spring 2015 semester at ULM. To be eligible for the President's List, a student is required to earn at least a 3.9 grade point average on a minimum of 12 semester hours completed.

May 20, 2015

ULM's Mullone serves on regional dance association board

Tina Mullone, assistant professor of dance in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA), has earned a spot on the Regional Board of the American College Dance Association (ACDA) for the second time.

May 19, 2015

eULM student presents in Arkansas; publishes book chapter

Andre Lewis--a student in the online creative systemic studies Ph.D. program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe--has added to his academic portfolio with recent publications, and a presentation in Arkansas.

May 18, 2015

ULM's online graduate school ranked in nation's top 50

GraduatePrograms.com--an online resource for students searching for top-ranked graduate schools--released its annual "Best Online Schools and Graduate Programs" list. Based on rankings and reviews by over 25,000 students in over 600 programs, the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online graduate school (eULM) ranked at number 12 in the nation for best overall graduate school.

May 14, 2015

ULM communication professor presents in New York

Dr. Lesli Pace, associate professor and coordinator of the communication program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was recently selected to present two papers at the annual Museum of Motherhood Academic Conference in New York.

May 13, 2015

ULM professor chosen as Hot Springs Music Festival mentor

Dr. James Layfield, assistant professor of low brass in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was chosen as the new Low Brass Mentor for the Hot Springs Music Festival in Hot Springs, Ark.

May 12, 2015

ULM's Jones finishes run in New York Times "Disunion" series

Dr. Terry L. Jones, professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, began his journey as a regular contributor for the New York Times in 2011 as the publication embarked on its online "Disunion" series. "Disunion" details the Civil War through diary entries, photographs, and historical accounts.

May 11, 2015

ULM librarian publishes three new book reviews

Melinda F. Matthews, University of Louisiana at Monroe Interlibrary Loan/Reference Librarian recently wrote two new book reviews.

May 11, 2015

LSBDC at ULM to offer free workshops

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will offer four free workshops as part of their week-long celebration of small business. The organization is also premiering a new-look as part of a nation-wide rebranding effort.

May 09, 2015

Strain encourages ULM graduates to pursue their dreams

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's annual spring Commencement Ceremony was held today in Fant-Ewing Coliseum in front of adoring family and friends, and ULM faculty, staff, and administration. Over 770 students earned degrees.

May 08, 2015

Ouachita Parish Women's Republican Club establishes endowment at ULM

During a special meeting of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Foundation, the Ouachita Parish Women's Republican Club announced that their endowed scholarship had grown to $60,000, allowing them to convert it into a First Generation Undergraduate Endowed Scholarship.

May 08, 2015

ULM College of Business and Social Sciences honors academic excellence

The College of Business and Social Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe held its 47th Annual Honors Banquet Friday, April 24, in the ULM Library Conference Center to honor outstanding students in the College of Business and Social Sciences.

May 07, 2015

ULM communication professors present seminars in France

Dr. Mara Loeb, an associate professor of communication at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and Dr. C. Turner Steckline Wilson, an associate professor of communication at ULM, recently traveled to France to conduct courses at Paris University of Leonardo da Vinci (PULV).

May 07, 2015

LSBDC at ULM to launch, celebrate new brand

On the heels of National Small Business Week, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC), hosted by University of Louisiana at Monroe, will kick off a week-long celebration of small business and will introduce its new brand during an awards reception from 10-11 a.m., on Monday, May 11, in Stubbs Hall, Room 117, on the ULM campus.

May 06, 2015

ULM breaks ground on Doppler radar

After a collaborative effort between the University of Louisiana at Monroe and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), officials from both agencies and ULM students and faculty, broke ground on the ULM Doppler radar.

May 05, 2015

ULM to hold fundraiser in memory of former professor

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Humanities, in conjunction with Field House Bar and Grill in Monroe, will host a fundraiser on Wednesday, May 6, for the new Carlos Fandal Endowment Academic Scholarship.

May 05, 2015

ULM's Delta Sigma Phi fraternity earns national charter

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Zeta Pi chapter of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity officially received their fraternity charter from the Delta Sigma Phi National Headquarters during the organization's annual Carnation Weekend.

May 05, 2015

eULM professor and student present on creativity at national conference

Dr. Jocelyn Chapman, assistant professor of creative systemic studies at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and doctoral student Karen McClendon recently gave a presentation at the national Humanities Education and Research Association Conference in San Francisco.

May 05, 2015

ULM to break ground on Doppler Radar

Tomorrow afternoon, the University of Louisiana at Monroe will break ground on a much-anticipated project--the ULM Doppler Radar. Funded by GOHSEP (the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness) this radar will fill a dire need in the region, with the closest Doppler systems being housed in Shreveport and Jackson.

May 04, 2015

ULM alumnus named president-elect of pharmacy academy board

University of Louisiana at Monroe alumnus Gary McCrory, RPh, CCN, has been named president-elect of the 2015 International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) Board of Directors by the IACP membership. His term will begin in January 2016.

May 01, 2015

ULM professor presents at philosophical and psychological conference in New Orleans

Dr. Jack A. Palmer, professor of psychology at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, presented his research as part of an invited symposium at the 107th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology held in New Orleans in April.

May 01, 2015

ULM psychology professor presents in Boston

Dr. Kilian Garvey, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, delivered four research presentations at the 9th Annual North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Society meeting in Boston, Mass., in early April.

April 30, 2015

ULM presents Broadway songs and scenes April 30

The School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, presents Broadway Songs and Scenes at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 30, in Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall.

April 30, 2015

Commissioner Strain to serve as ULM Commencement speaker May 9

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's annual spring Commencement Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 9, in Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Over 770 degrees will be awarded.

April 30, 2015

ULM to host sixth annual Festival of World Languages

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's sixth annual Festival of World Languages--a presentation of cultures of languages geared toward high school students-- will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Saturday, May 2, in the ULM Student Union Building.

April 29, 2015

ULM alumnus donates $60,000 for endowed professorship

Today, University of Louisiana of Monroe administrators, faculty, staff, and students, gathered to celebrate alumnus David Turrentine and his wife Sharon, who donated $60,000 to the ULM Foundation to establish the David and Sharon Turrentine Endowed Professorship for the ULM College of Business and Social Sciences.

April 29, 2015

ULM to host Spring Dance Fusion Friday

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts presents its popular Spring Dance Fusion concert, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 1, in ULM's Brown Auditorium.

April 28, 2015

ULM introduces online public administration degree; enrollment now open

For years, the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree has been seen as the MBA of the public sector for those looking for leadership and management jobs in nonprofit and government service positions. The University of Louisiana at Monroe offers one of the most affordable and highly-ranked online MBAs in the country. Now, those seeking an alternative can apply for ULM's newest online offering--the MPA.

April 27, 2015

ULM professor helps create certification program

Dr. Christopher Mapp, director of Student Publications at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, helped launch a national initiative to certify college media advisers (CMA) in New York City.

April 24, 2015

ULM professor collaborates with photographer for Poverty Point book

Dr. Diana Greenlee, assistant professor at the University of Louisiana at Monroe and station archaeologist at the Poverty Point State Historic Site, has published a book with photographer Jenny Ellerbe titled "Poverty Point: Revealing the Forgotten City."

April 23, 2015

ULM gerontology obtains mayoral proclamation for Service Recognition Day

Representatives from the University of Louisiana at Monroe gerontology department, in collaboration with ULM's Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), and AmeriCorps, recently celebrated Service Recognition Day, which was officially proclaimed as April 10, by Mayors Jamie Mayo of Monroe and Dave Norris of West Monroe.

April 22, 2015

"STARS of Tomorrow" to shine at ULM

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts presents its annual "STARS of Tomorrow" show -- a student produced and conceptualized event featuring the ULM Concert Choir-- at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 25, in Brown Auditorium.

April 22, 2015

ULM medical laboratory science student attends legislative symposium in Washington, D.C.

James Gardner a University of Louisiana at Monroe senior Medical Laboratory Science student from Dallas, Georgia, attended the 2015 American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Legislative Symposium Day in Washington, D.C. last month.

April 22, 2015

ULM's School of Sciences to host third annual "BioBlitz" Saturday

University of Louisiana at Monroe students, faculty, and members of Nu-Gamma--the biological honor society--will host the third annual "BioBlitz" at the ULM Biological Station in Columbia from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Saturday, April 25. The event is free and open to the public and registration is encouraged.

April 21, 2015

eULM Ph.D. student nominated for national social work award

Julie de Azevedo Hanks, a Ph.D. student in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online marriage and family therapy program, has been nominated for the 2015 Media Award by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for her blog at JulieHanks.com.

April 21, 2015

ULM Honors Program students present at Collegiate Honors Council meeting

Students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe Honors Program recently attended the annual meeting of the Louisiana Collegiate Honors Council (LCHC) in Lafayette. Three students presented research.

April 20, 2015

ULM English welcomes Ecuadorian poet Santiago Vizcaino


The University of Louisiana at Monroe's English program will host a bilingual poetry reading featuring the Ecuadorian poet Santiago Vizcaino and his translator Alexis Levitin at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, April 22, in Hemphill Hall, Room 134.

April 17, 2015

ULM communication welcomes traveling scholar Stephen Hartnett

The communication program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will welcome Dr. Stephen Hartnett to ULM April 21 to present, "Prison Pedagogies and Social Justice in the Age of Ferguson." Hartnett's presentation will take place at 6 p.m., in Stubbs Hall, Room 100.

April 17, 2015

ULM professor presents at education conference in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Krishna Bista, the Chase Endowed Professor of Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, presented his research at the 59th annual conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) held in Washington, D.C.

April 17, 2015

ULM to hold canoe outfitting and guiding course on Black Bayou

The Office of Continuing Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe provides various certificate, licensure, leisure and learning, technology, and personal development courses for those seeking to gain extra experience, or learn a new trade. From May 2-3, the office will offer a two-day course for those seeking to start their own canoe guide and rental service business.

April 16, 2015

ULM's mock trial team ends record-breaking season

For the first time in university history, a squad from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's mock trial team competed in the Opening Round Championship Series (ORCS) in Memphis, Tenn. and returned with two national awards.

April 16, 2015

Warhawk Video Spotlights

The University of Louisiana at Monroe provides a unique opportunity to hear from students on what they believe makes ULM a home away from home. Get their take on ULM in this new video series!

April 15, 2015

ULM's Nepalese Student Association holds annual Nepali night April 19

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Nepalese Student Association will hold Nepali Night 2015 beginning at 6 p.m., on Sunday, April 19, in the Student Union Ballroom, located on the second floor of the Student Union Building.

April 14, 2015

ULM announces winners of Region III Social Studies Fair

The University of Louisiana at Monroe hosted the 2015 Region III Social Studies Fair on Thursday, March 26 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The event marked the 49th consecutive year in which ULM has hosted the fair. Participants included more than 600 students from various parishes across northeastern Louisiana.

April 14, 2015

ULM's Phi Kappa Phi initiates new members

The University of Louisiana at Monroe chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society initiated new members on April 12. Phi Kappa Phi elects students from the upper 7.5 percent of the junior class, the upper 10 percent of the senior class, superior graduate students, and distinguished faculty and alumni.

April 13, 2015

ULM health studies students take to the community to gain hands-on experience

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Health Studies Department prepares students to enter healthcare management and marketing jobs through practicum experiences that engage them in meaningful on-the-job training under professional supervision. During the practicum experiences, students create projects detailing their work.

April 10, 2015

University Chorale to serenade at ULM April 14

The University Chorale, a choir of thirty singers within the School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will perform their spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, in Brown Auditorium.

April 10, 2015

LSBDC at ULM to hold web training workshop Saturday

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will hold the small business web training "Branded: Branding and Creative Help for your Business," at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 11, at the Monroe Chamber of Commerce on 212 Walnut Street in Monroe.

April 09, 2015

ULM's Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to host "Alpha Week"

The Eta Chi chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will host its annual "Alpha Week" at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Proceeds from the week's event will go the fraternity's scholarship fund, and to the March of Dimes organization.

April 09, 2015

ULM graduate student awarded young investigator scholarship

Loqman Mohamed, a graduate student in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Pharmacy, was awarded the 2015 Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) Young Investigator Scholarship.

April 08, 2015

ULM graduate student receives prestigious award

Ahmad Abdelkarim, D.D.S, D.M.D, Ph.D., a doctoral student in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online curriculum and instruction program, recently received the Outstanding Faculty Award from The American College of Dentists of the Mississippi Section.

April 08, 2015

ULM's Wine Over Water moves indoors due to inclement weather

Due to the possibility of strong thunderstorms, the 10th annual Wine Over Water event at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will now be held in Fant Ewing Coliseum, from 7-10 p.m., Thursday, April 9. The patron party will continue as scheduled, beginning at 5:30 p.m., in the University Library Conference Center, located on the seventh floor of the ULM Library.

April 07, 2015

ULM art professor's work featured in juried art competition

Dr. Joni Henry Noble, associate professor in the University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts, will display her work at The Big Easel Juried Art Competition. The exhibit takes place on April 11 in Lafayette.

April 02, 2015

Warhawks serving our country

Submit your photos to be featured on the ULM home page rotator! To submit, email the Office of Public Information at opi@ulm.edu

April 02, 2015

ULM Water Ski team breaks ground on new facility

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's National Champion Water Ski team broke ground today on a facility that will be used to help maintain the team's championship legacy.

April 01, 2015

ULM instructor writes first book in sci-fi trilogy

Jerry Griggs, instructor of English at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, recently published "The Terror of the Talpidae"--the first of three novels in the e-book series "Mole War."

April 01, 2015

ULM opens International Student Center

Eric and Linda Liew, along with University of Louisiana at Monroe students, faculty, and staff, held a ribbon cutting to open the International Student Center--a million-dollar home created as a central hub for ULM's international students.

March 30, 2015

ULM Wind Ensemble heads west for annual concert tour

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Wind Ensemble will take their music on the road in a mini-tour beginning this week. The ensemble is the top instrumental performing group within the School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA).

March 27, 2015

ULM professor releases new Broadway book

Oxford University Press has released "Broadway Song: A Guide Singer's Guide," written by Dr. Mark Ross Clark, associate professor of music at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. The book is now available worldwide on Amazon.com, and features an analysis of 100 Broadway songs from traditional and contemporary styles and all voice types.

March 26, 2015

ULM international food fair set for April 1

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's International Student Association will present the annual International Food Fair, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, in Student Union Ballroom A, located on the second floor of the Student Union Building.

March 25, 2015

Higher education forum at ULM March 30

Various entities from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and the surrounding community will hold a joint forum on higher education at 10 a.m., Monday, March 30, in the ULM Conference Center, located on the seventh floor of the ULM Library.

March 25, 2015

West Side Story opens Thursday with panel discussion at ULM

In conjunction with the opening of West Side Story--the 2015 spring musical at the University of Louisiana at Monroe--an expert panel discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m., March 26, in Brown Auditorium, ahead of the opening night performance.

March 24, 2015

ULM Hawkeye stuns at national competition in New York

The Hawkeye, the student-run newspaper at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is back in the national spotlight after taking three top-three awards at the College Media Association's (CMA) 2015 David L. Adams Apple Awards, held in New York City last week.

March 23, 2015

ULM's annual La' Louisianne Crawfish Boil Saturday

In conjunction with the University of Louisiana at Monroe's maroon and gold spring football game, the Ouachita Parish Chapter of the ULM Alumni Association will host the La' Louisianne Crawfish Boil from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, March 28, in the south end of Malone Stadium underneath the scoreboard.

March 20, 2015

ULM announces Spring Fever concert featuring Lee Brice, The Cadillac Three, and Chase Bryant

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Campus Activities Board is pleased to announce its concert acts for Spring Fever 2015--headliner Lee Brice, with The Cadillac Three and Chase Bryant. Each year, the board selects artists from varying genres including Hip Hop/R&B; Rock; and Country.

March 19, 2015

Monroe named one of 50 best college towns to live in forever

CollegeRanker.com released its list of the "50 Best College Towns to Live in Forever," and the city of Monroe--home to the University of Louisiana at Monroe--came in at number 41 on the list. The ranking features the nation's best cities and towns to settle in after graduating college.

March 19, 2015

Winners of ULM's 15th annual student research symposium announced

The University of Louisiana at Monroe recently announced the winners of the 15th 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.

March 18, 2015

ULM to host regional Social Studies Fair March 26

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will host the 49th Annual Region III Social Studies Fair, beginning at 8:15 a.m., on Thursday, March 26 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

March 18, 2015

ULM announces 2015 President's Academy registration

Registration is now open for the University of Louisiana at Monroe's 2015 President's Academy--a five-day residential college preparatory program specifically designed for high-ability, high school students. The popular summer camp introduces students to college life and selected career paths.

March 17, 2015

Entergy provides sixth donation to ULM's Mobile Dental Hygiene Unit

The dental hygiene program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe recently received $2,500-- its sixth grant from Entergy in support of the Mobile Dental Hygiene Unit at ULM. Since 2012, Entergy has donated a total of $14,500 to the program.

March 14, 2015

ULM to welcome back Men's Basketball team Sunday

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will welcome back its Men's Basketball team after a great run in the Sun Belt Conference tournament, beginning at 1:15 p.m., Sunday, March 15.

March 13, 2015

ULM spring choral concert Tuesday

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Concert Choir and Chamber singers will present their annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, at First United Methodist Church, located at 3900 Loop Rd. in Monroe.

March 12, 2015

ULM presents the "Jammin' in the Delta" series

University of Louisiana at Monroe English instructor Lesli Rambin, with faculty collaboration from The Schools of Humanities and Visual and Performing Arts present "Jammin' in the Delta: Mojos, Juke Joints, and Jellyrolls." The series combines lectures, presentations, and musical performances which aim to bring light to the cultural tradition of the blues.

March 12, 2015

Annual Ides of March poetry reading at ULM March 17

The late Dr. Horace Perry, "H.P.," Jones started the annual Ides of March poetry reading at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in the mid-1990s as an encouragement to others to join him in celebrating togetherness, while reading poetry aloud under what has been appropriately named Jones's sacred tree, located on the north side of Stubbs Hall, near the ULM Student Center.

March 11, 2015

Late-night hours return to ULM Library

The Library at the University of Louisiana at Monroe has returned to its regular operating schedule after shortened hours in February.

March 11, 2015

ULM professor pens advertising textbook


The seventh edition of "Integrated Advertising, Promotion, and Marketing Communications," penned by primary author Dr. Kenneth Clow--the Biedenharn Endowed Chair of Business at the University of Louisiana at Monroe--was recently released by Pearson Publishing.

March 10, 2015

ULM political science majors present research papers at conference

Four University of Louisiana at Monroe political science majors presented research papers at the Louisiana Political Science Association annual conference held in Lafayette.

March 09, 2015

ULM Pi Kappa Alpha chapter members win conference awards

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Eta Omicron Chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity recently attended the Regional Pike University Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas. The two-day workshop brought in over 450 members from five states.

March 09, 2015

"The Medieval World" lecture series at ULM through April 28

The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will present "The Medieval World: A series of Lectures and Events exploring the Middle Ages," through April 28.

March 06, 2015

ULM's 10th annual Wine Over Water April 9

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will hold its 10th annual Wine Over Water event from 7-10 p.m., Thursday, April 9. As one of ULM's premier events, Wine Over Water provides the opportunity to support ULM's scholarship funding.

March 06, 2015

ULM Basketball honors APR taskforce

For years, the Men's Basketball team at the University of Louisiana at Monroe was marred by poor Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores.When Keith Richard was named the Head Coach of Men's Basketball in April 2010, he made improving the team's APR a top priority.

March 04, 2015

ULM to close due to inclement weather March 5

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will close, and all classes will be canceled due to inclement weather onThursday, March 5. Normal operations and classes will resume Friday, March 6.

March 04, 2015

Civil rights leader Hollis Watkins to speak at ULM March 10

Hollis Watkins, best known as a long-term veteran of the civil rights movement, will speak at the University of Louisiana at Monroe at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, in Student Union Ballroom A on the ULM campus.

March 03, 2015

LSBDC at ULM to host cyber crime seminar

Cyber crime has been identified as a key problem for business owners. In support of businesses in the Northeastern Louisiana region, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (LSBDC at ULM) will host a training seminar from 12-2 p.m., on Thursday, March 5, at the West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce, located at 112 Professional Dr. in West Monroe.

March 03, 2015

ULM Graduate School and Library Launch Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Beginning March 16, ULM's Graduate School will launch an initiative allowing submission of student theses and dissertations electronically, beginning with the Marriage and Family Therapy and the Doctorate of Education graduate programs.

March 02, 2015

15th Annual Student Research Symposium set for March 12

The 15th Annual Student Research Symposium will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., on Thursday, March 12, in the University Conference Center, located on the 7th floor of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Library.

February 27, 2015

Region III science and engineering fair at ULM Tuesday

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will host the Region III Science and Engineering Fair, beginning at 8 a.m., on Tuesday, March 3 in the Student Union Ballroom, located on the second floor of the Student Union Building.

February 22, 2015

ULM to remain closed Feb. 26

Due to the continued threat of inclement weather, the University of Louisiana at Monroe will REMAIN CLOSED, and all classes canceled, Thursday, Feb. 26. Normal operations and classes will RESUME at 7:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 27.

February 20, 2015

Civil Rights leader Hollis Watkins to speak at ULM Feb. 24

Hollis Watkins, best known as a long-term veteran of the Civil Rights Movement will speak at the University of Louisiana at Monroe at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Student Union Ballroom A on the ULM campus.

February 20, 2015

ULM's Duggins elected to Louisiana Business Incubation Association board

Susan Duggins, director of the Northeast Louisiana Business and Community Development Center (NLBCDC) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has been elected as secretary of the Louisiana Business Incubation Association (LBIA).

February 19, 2015

ULM Child Development Center awarded for outdoor classroom

The outdoor classroom environment at the University of Louisiana at Monroe Child Development Center recently won its second recognition from the Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA). The classroom was also featured in the SECA publication "Dimensions of Early Childhood."

February 18, 2015

Tickets now on sale for ULM production of West Side Story

Tickets are now on sale for the University of Louisiana at Monroe's 2015 spring musical, "West Side Story," which runs Thursday, March 26, through Sunday, March 29 in ULM's Brown Auditorium. The spring musical has become a must see event over the years, with recent multiple sold out performances of "Chicago," "Guys and Dolls," and "Into the Woods."

February 13, 2015

ULM Mardi Gras closure Feb. 16-17

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will close for its annual Mardi Gras break beginning at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 13. Offices will reopen at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 18, and students return Thursday, Feb. 19.

February 12, 2015

ULM Child Development Center to raise funds for St. Jude with annual trike-a-thon

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Child Development Center will host its annual spring community service project--the Mardi Gras Parade Trike-A-Thon for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. The event teaches children about the importance of service.

February 12, 2015

ULM Continuing Education offering diabetic wound care course

Continuing Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe provides various certificate, licensure, leisure and learning, technology, and personal development courses for those seeking to gain extra experience, or learn a new trade.

February 11, 2015

ULM alumnus visits as Composer in Residence

Jay Bocook, a University of Louisiana at Monroe alumnus, will serve as a School of Visual and Performing Arts Composer in Residence beginning Feb. 23. Bocook earned a master of music education from ULM in 1977.

February 10, 2015

ULM online education programs nationally ranked

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.

February 09, 2015

ULM student and professor create African American history display; lecture Wednesday

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.

February 09, 2015

ULM Foundation honors donors; names Hall of Distinction recipient

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.

February 05, 2015

ULM career fair for students and alumni Feb. 11

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).

February 05, 2015

ULM business honor societies recognized among nation’s best

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.

February 04, 2015

Annual ULM Guitar Festival Feb. 9-13

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.

February 04, 2015

ULM VAPA director named Artist of the Year

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.

February 03, 2015

ULM's mock trial team qualifies for championship series

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.

February 02, 2015

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

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.

January 30, 2015

ULM alumna named world language Teacher of the Year

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).

January 29, 2015

ULM's Humes to perform concert with guest artists


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.

January 28, 2015

ULM professor and student take part in entrepreneurship workshop

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.

January 27, 2015

ULM School of Education to host special education symposium

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.

January 27, 2015

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

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.

January 26, 2015

ULM counseling program ranked among nation's best

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.

January 23, 2015

ULM history professor pens Native American history textbook

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.

January 22, 2015

ULM computer science program receives re-accreditation

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.

January 22, 2015

ULM's Sylvester presents at innovation conference in India

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.

January 22, 2015

Second annual mock trial jamboree at ULM Saturday

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.

January 21, 2015

Author Genaro Smith to visit ULM

Genaro Ky Ly 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.

January 20, 2015

ULM Cheer ranks fourth in the nation

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.

January 16, 2015

ULM Program Spotlight: Medical Laboratory Science

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.

January 14, 2015

ULM alum honored for outstanding community service

University of Louisiana at Monroe alumnus, John Cameron, recently received the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants' (LCPA) 2014 Distinguished Public Service Award.

January 13, 2015

ULM AD named a top-10 fundraiser

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.

January 12, 2015

ULM and Delta partner for MLK Day of Service

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.

January 09, 2015

ULM VAPA welcomes guest artists

The School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe welcomes various brass performers from around the country for recital performances, master classes, and private lessons.

January 09, 2015

ULM releases fall 2014 President's and Dean's List

University of Louisiana at Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno has announced the President's List and Dean's List for the Fall 2014 semester at ULM.

January 08, 2015

Four ULM programs named among nation's most affordable

The University of Louisiana at Monroe continues to earn national recognition for many of its programs in both affordability and academic excellence. Four ULM online programs received affordability rankings from AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO).

January 07, 2015

ULM online MBA nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report--a respected source for national higher education and hospital rankings--has ranked ULM's Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree as the number 57 program in the nation, based on various factors including student engagement, admissions selectivity, and much more.

January 06, 2015

ULM and Delta collaborate to offer business degree

The University of Louisiana at Monroe and Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC) expand on an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide additional support for those seeking degrees in business.

December 19, 2014

ULM holiday closure schedule

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will close for the fall holiday break beginning at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 19., and will reopen at 7:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 5. All university offices will be closed during this time.

December 17, 2014

ULM music faculty to perform at regional conference

The Black Bayou Brass trio--the resident faculty brass ensemble in the School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe--has been invited to perform at the Big XII Area Universities Trombone Conference, held on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

December 16, 2014

ULM Spanish honor society inducts new members

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Lambda Sigma Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi--the national Spanish honor society--recently initiated five new members.

December 12, 2014

ULM fall 2014 Commencement video now available for viewing

The archived video of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony is now available for viewing on the ULM Commencement website.

December 11, 2014

eULM Ph.D. student appears in documentary series

Julie de Azevedo Hanks, a student in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online marriage and family therapy program, was recently tabbed as a celebrity commentator for Reelz Channel's documentary series, "Celebrity Legacies."

December 10, 2014

ULM pharmacy student wins leadership award

Drew Register, a Monroe native and pharmacy student at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was recently honored with the American Pharmacists Association, Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Student Leadership Award.

December 09, 2014

ULM pharmacy graduate students earn national research awards

Two graduate students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences earned prestigious awards from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), for their graduate studies work.

December 08, 2014

ULM grad lands D.C. internship

Andrew Parker, a University of Louisiana at Monroe fall 2014 political science graduate from Monroe, has accepted an offer to join the National Journalism Center Internship Program in Washington, D.C.

December 06, 2014

ULM Commencement focuses on happiness and success

Over 700 students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's fall 2014 graduating class earned degrees on Saturday, Dec. 6, in ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The momentous occasion is one that many see as the beginning of adulthood.

December 05, 2014

ULM student athletes give back with "Wish List"

Ten student athletes from the University of Louisiana at Monroe participated in the Big Whit 77 Foundation's "Wish List" project, which surprised 10 families in northeast Louisiana with dinner and a Christmas gift shopping spree. The foundation chose five families from Ouachita Parish and five families from Lincoln Parish.

December 04, 2014

ULM's Saulsberry wins state advocate award

Dr. Pamela Saulsberry, interim director of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was the recipient of the Linda Christmas Service Award at the 12th annual Together We Can (TWC) Conference in Lafayette.

December 03, 2014

ULM to award nearly 700 degrees Saturday

On Saturday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m., the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony will take place in ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Degrees will be conferred by ULM President Dr. Nick J. Bruno to students in ULM's three colleges.

December 02, 2014

KEDM at ULM receives grant for technology upgrades

KEDM Public Radio, 90.3 FM has been awarded a $5,000 grant from Plum Creek Foundation to assist the station in updating its broadcast infrastructure. KEDM is housed at and operated by the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

December 01, 2014

ULM Delta Sigma Phi fraternity helps with "Stuff-a-Bus" campaign

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity is working to help kick off the annual "Stuff-a-Bus" campaign in honor of the Center for Children and Families' annual Christmas Project.

November 26, 2014

University closes for Thanksgiving holiday

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, beginning at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26. The University will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 1.

November 24, 2014

ULM's annual art sale begins Dec. 1

In line with the holidays, the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Annual Art Sale will begin Monday, Dec. 2, and run through Friday, Dec. 5.

November 21, 2014

Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Clark is ULM's fall commencement speaker

Justice Marcus R. Clark, Louisiana Supreme Court Justice, University of Louisiana at Monroe graduate, and Sulphur native, will serve as the Commencement speaker for ULM's fall ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec.6, in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

November 19, 2014

ULM's Stockley wins outstanding educator award

Dr. Joshua Stockley--associate professor of political science and director of the ULM Honors Program--takes on many roles at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Called a marvel in the classroom; the professor, director, and mentor has been awarded for his dedication to his students and his field with two teaching awards this year.

November 19, 2014

Project 17 to provide Thanksgiving dinner to ULM family

Project 17--the University of Louisiana at Monroe's united campus ministries organization, which includes Chi Alpha, the Wesley Foundation, the Catholic Campus Ministry, Warhawks for Christ, and the Baptist Collegiate Ministry-- will provide a free Thanksgiving dinner to members of the ULM family.

November 19, 2014

Bio-terrorism expert to present Ebola pandemic seminar at ULM

Colonel Stanley John Whidden M.D., Ph.D., will give a special presentation on the recent Ebola virus pandemic, at 5:30 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 24, on the University of Louisiana at Monroe campus, in the Student Union Ballroom, located on the second floor of the Student Union Building.

November 18, 2014

ULM's Hanser lectures to Chinese Military on immigration and border security

Professor Robert D. Hanser, coordinator of the criminal justice program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was a recent guest of the Chinese People's Armed Police Academy (CPAPFA), in Langfang, China. During his stay, Hanser provided lectures and training to border security officers and military personnel of the People's Republic of China.

November 17, 2014

ULM Dance Fusion Nov. 21

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts presents its popular Dance Fusion concert, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21, in ULM's Brown Auditorium.

November 17, 2014

Annual Holidays at ULM Nov. 25

The University of Louisiana at Monroe welcomes the community to the 12th annual Holidays at ULM Celebration, beginning at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25, in ULM's Brown auditorium. The festivities begin with a holiday concert, followed by the popular tree lighting ceremony.

November 14, 2014

ULM School of Education to host workshops and events Nov. 17-21

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Literacy Lab will host a series of workshops, events, and a Scholastic Book Fair, Nov. 17-21. Workshops range in subjects from autism and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), to a special holiday book event and fair.

November 13, 2014

ULM welcomes Chad Kautzer as traveling scholar

The University of Louisiana at Monroe communication program in conjunction with the Speech and Debate Forum will welcome Dr. Chad Kautzer at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 18, in ULM's Chemistry and Natural Sciences Building, Room 100, to present, "Homelessness, Security, and the Politics of Space." Kautzer's presentation is part of the university's Traveling Scholar Series. The event is free and open to the public.

November 13, 2014

ULM and Delta embark on newest cooperative agreement

Today, Dr. Nick J. Bruno, President of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, signed a cooperative agreement with Dr. Barbara Hanson, Chancellor of Louisiana Delta Community College, which provides the students, faculty, and staff of each institution with resources and services aimed at enhancing future collaboration between the two institutions.

November 12, 2014

ULM computer science honor society inducts new members

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the International Computer Science Honor Society, recently held its annual induction ceremony.

November 12, 2014

ULM education programs under new accrediting body

Representatives from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Education, along with the dean of the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. for the 2014 Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Conference.

November 11, 2014

ULM chili cook-off welcomes community to compete in tasty tradition

Organizers of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's annual Chili Cook-Off are looking fill The Grove with a few final remaining spots left for teams looking to show off their chili-making skills. This 30th annual event is sponsored by ULM's 31 Ambassadors and will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 15, in ULM's alumni tailgating area.

November 11, 2014

ULM honors veterans in annual ceremony

Today, students, faculty, and staff from the University of Louisiana at Monroe gathered in the ULM Conference Center to honor the veterans who are part of the ULM family.

November 10, 2014

ULM culture connection presents "Embracing our Differences"

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Culture Connection--a social and educational space where students, faculty, and community members can gather to share their culture and learn about new cultures--will host "Embracing Our Differences: Languages, Cultures, & Traditions," from 4-6 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 10 in George T. Walker Hall, Room 2-101, on the ULM campus.

November 07, 2014

Five ULM online programs ranked on national best value lists

Five programs from the University of Louisiana at Monroe have been ranked in OnlineU.org's list of its 2015 Best Value College Rankings. ULM's online programs in counseling, education, healthcare, nursing, and psychology all ranked as some of the nation's best value online degrees.

November 06, 2014

ULM students provide goods to senior citizens

Freshmen at the University of Louisiana at Monroe are making a happier holiday season for many homebound senior citizens in Ouachita Parish by providing over 1,400 canned goods to the Ouachita Council on Aging (OCA) pantry, and sending care packages to seniors in need.

November 05, 2014

ULM salutes its veterans Nov. 11

Sponsored by the University of Louisiana at Monroe Office of Career Connections, an event to honor the military service of ULM faculty, staff, and students will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the University Conference Center, located on the 7th floor of the ULM Library.

November 05, 2014

Famed journalist Leo Honeycutt comes to ULM to present new book on CenturyLink founder

Leo Honeycutt, award winning journalist, author, and West Monroe native, comes to the University of Louisiana at Monroe on Wednesday, Nov. 12, to give a presentation on his new book, "Nice Guy Finishes First: The Clarke Williams Story--How one man's belief in the Golden Rule transformed a small phone company into CenturyLink."

November 04, 2014

ULM and Delta partner to boost STEM participation

Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC) and the University of Louisiana at Monroe decided to strengthen their alliance to better combat a very serious educational/career deficit in an official agreement signing Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the LDCC Monroe campus.

November 03, 2014

Miss ULM 2015 expands her platform

After being crowned Miss University of Louisiana at Monroe 2015, Lauren Ford, a pharmacy major from Monroe, immediately began preparing for the Miss Louisiana competition in June. However, one aspect of the Miss Louisiana competition--the contestant's platform--comes naturally for Lauren, as she has spent almost her entire life practicing and informing others of the lessons of her platform, "Character Counts!"

October 31, 2014

eULM Ph.D. student appointed director of Arkansas social work program

Andre L. Lewis, a student in the online marriage and family therapy creative systemic studies Ph.D. program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was recently appointed Director and Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

October 30, 2014

ULM American Chemical Society student chapter honored

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's American Chemical Society student chapter was recently recognized as a "Green Chemistry Student Chapter," and also honored with a "Commendable Award," both presented by the American Chemical Society.

October 29, 2014

ULM pharmacy students win awards at mid-year meeting

Pharmacy students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe recently brought home multiple awards from the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) mid-year regional meeting (MRM), held in Austin, Texas.

October 28, 2014

ULM to host UAS and agriculture seminar

Representatives from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) program will host a seminar geared toward discussing the implementation of UAS vehicles in agriculture and their impact on the market.

October 27, 2014

ULM Alumni Association to host tailgate Saturday in College Station

The Alumni Association at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host a Warhawk game day tailgate for the football matchup against Texas A&M, in College Station, Texas.

October 27, 2014

ULM Wind Ensemble concert rescheduled after severe weather

The School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will present a concert featuring the Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., on Nov. 14, in Brown Auditorium. The event was originally scheduled for Oct. 14.
The concert is free and open to the public.

October 27, 2014

ULM health studies professors present at Minnesota conference

University of Louisiana at Monroe professors Dr. Jessica Dolecheck, program director for health studies, and Dr. Paula Griswold, associate professor of health studies, recently participated in a poster session at the National Academic Advising Association's (NACADA) 38th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minn.

October 24, 2014

ULM United Way kickoff Tuesday

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will host its annual United Way Campus Campaign Kickoff event from 12:30-1:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 28, in The Quad, located behind the Student Center. Guest speakers include representatives from the United Way, recipients of United Way programs, and employees with the university.

October 23, 2014

ULM invites the community to "Trunk-or-Treat" Oct. 31

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Up 'til Dawn organization will host its annual "Trunk-or-Treat" event in ULM's Brown Stadium parking lot, located on Warhawk Way, next to Malone Stadium, from 5-8 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 31.

October 23, 2014

ULM announces spring musical; auditions Nov. 16

The Spring Musical at the University of Louisiana at Monroe has become a must see event over the years, with recent multiple sold out performances of "Chicago," "Guys and Dolls," and "Into the Woods." In spring 2015, the School of Visual and Performing Arts looks to continue that success with its selection of "West Side Story."

October 22, 2014

ULM remembers Dr. Carlos Fandal

A man of quiet reserve and great esteem, Dr. Carlos Fandal, a Slidell native, left an indelible mark on everyone he met at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He arrived at the then Northeast Louisiana State College campus in 1966 and spent 43 as a professor, dean, mentor and friend to those in the ULM family.

October 20, 2014

ULM Child Development Center partners with local business for fundraiser

Newk's Eatery in Monroe will host a fundraiser for the University of Louisiana at Monroe Child Development Center on Tuesday, October 21, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m to raise money for repairs caused by the recent tornado.

October 19, 2014

ULM Water Ski dominates field for 26th National Championship

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Water Ski Team won its 26th National Championship this past weekend at Tri-Lakes in Zachary. The team has won four years in a row and 26 titles in the 36 years of the competition's existence.

October 16, 2014

Tickets on sale for ULM fall production Orpheus in the Underworld

The School of Visual and Performing Arts and ULM Opera present Orpheus in the Underworld on Thursday, Oct. 30th and Friday, Oct. 31st, at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.

October 14, 2014

Bio-terrorism expert to present Ebola pandemic seminar at ULM

Colonel Stanley John Whidden M.D., Ph.D., will give a special presentation on the recent Ebola virus pandemic, on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m., on the University of Louisiana at Monroe campus, in the Chemistry and Natural Sciences Building, Room 100.

October 14, 2014

KEDM at ULM to broadcast senate debates

KEDM 90.3 FM, at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will broadcast the first of two live Louisiana senate debates from 7-8 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 14, in conjunction with the Council for A Better Louisiana and Louisiana Public Broadcasting.ion

October 13, 2014

ULM closes due to inclement weather

As a result of the severe weather which passed through our campus this a.m. and the resulting damages, classes beginning at 2 p.m. or later today will be cancelled.

October 13, 2014

ULM mock trial team finishes strong at Jackson joust

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Mock Trial teams recently competed in the Jackson Joust at Mississippi College in Jackson, Miss. ULM sent three teams to the competition--a Gold, Maroon, and White team--to compete against Millsaps College and Mississippi College.

October 13, 2014

ULM's Ouachita Parish Shrimp Boil Oct. 25

The Ouachita Parish Chapter of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Alumni Association will host its annual Shrimp Boil from 3-5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, in the alumni area of the Grove.

October 09, 2014

ULM librarian publishes book review and article

Melinda F. Matthews, University of Louisiana at Monroe Interlibrary Loan/Reference Librarian recently wrote a book review and article, which were both published in "Louisiana Libraries" vol. 76, no. 4.

October 09, 2014

"Before I Graduate" comes to ULM

University of Louisiana at Monroe art instructor Brooke Foy took inspiration from fellow artist Candy Chang for a new endeavor which encourages ULM students to actively and purposely think about their future.

October 08, 2014

Lauren Ford crowned Miss ULM 2015

Lauren Ford, a senior pharmacy major from Monroe, was crowned Miss University of Louisiana at Monroe at the 62nd Annual Miss ULM Pageant held Oct. 7, in front of a sold-out crowd in ULM's Brown Auditorium.

October 07, 2014

ULM English professors release newest edition of "turnrow" anthology

Professors Jack Heflin and William Ryan from the English Department at the University of the Louisiana at Monroe have produced the second volume in a series of international anthologies--"The turnrow Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry."

October 06, 2014

ULM Wind Ensemble concert Oct. 14

The School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will present a concert featuring the Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., on Oct. 14, in Brown Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

October 02, 2014

Miss ULM 2015 to be crowned Oct. 7

The 2015 Miss University of Louisiana at Monroe Pageant is scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7, in Brown Auditorium, on the ULM campus.

October 01, 2014

Traveling plantation exhibit comes to ULM

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will host the Louisiana State University Rural Life Museum's "Sharing the Sweet Life: 100 Years at the Chatsworth Sugar Plantation, East Baton Rouge Parish," from Oct. 1-31, in ULM's Special Collections, located on the fifth floor of the ULM Library.

October 01, 2014

ULM pharmacy team earns first-ever international patent

A team of researchers from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Pharmacy recently received the university's first-ever dual United States and International patent for natural Vitamin E compounds, with enhanced anticancer activity.

October 01, 2014

ULM instructor to host art gallery talk

Brooke Foy, instructor of art at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will be featured during this month's Art Crawl, from 5-9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Upstairs Gallery, located at 135 North 2nd Street in Monroe.

September 30, 2014

ULM police upgrade on-officer video camera system

The Police Department at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is upgrading its body-worn video camera system in an effort to provide better service to students and the community at large.

September 30, 2014

ULM professors publish article on mollusks

Professors from the University of Louisiana at Monroe recently published an article titled, "Late Paleocene Examples of Residual Coloration and Embryonic Features in Juvenile Marine Mollusks from Northwest Louisiana," in the online journal, Palaeontologia Electronica.

September 26, 2014

ULM museum receives federal grant

Scientists may soon have a renewed understanding of how plants grow and spread, thanks in part to a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Museum of Natural History, housed on the ULM campus.

September 26, 2014

eULM professor wins prestigious award

Dr. Jocelyn Chapman, assistant professor in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Creative Systemic Studies (CSS) online doctoral program, was the recipient of the 2014 Norbert Wiener Award for her article "The Pragmatics and Aesthetics of Knowing: Implications for Online Education."

September 25, 2014

ULM professors perform on national stage

Tina Mullone--associate professor of dance in the School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) at University of Louisiana at Monroe--and Dr. Mel Mobley, associate professor of music and holder of the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Endowed Professorship in Music, recently held a unique and well-received performance during the Modern Dance Festival in Fort worth, Texas.

September 25, 2014

ULM Water Ski wins Bayou Classic

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's National Champion Water Ski team hosted its home tournament Sept. 20, on Bayou DeSiard at the ULM campus. ULM took the title spot in the overall team tournament, edging out in-state rival, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette by 235 points.

September 23, 2014

ULM counseling to host "Out of the Darkness" suicide prevention walk

The Counseling Department at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host "Out of the Darkness: A Community Walk to Prevent Suicide," at 9 a.m., on Saturday, Oct., 4, at ULM's Bayou Park, next to Starbucks.

September 23, 2014

ULM to host New Orleans Marine Band Wednesday

The Marine Corps Band of New Orleans will hold a special performance at the University of Louisiana at Monroe at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 24, in ULM's Brown Auditorium. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

September 23, 2014

ULM School of Education earns four national rankings for affordability

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Education--part of the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences--recently received four national "best buy for online degree" rankings from GetEducated.com.

September 22, 2014

ULM announces 2014 Homecoming King and Queen

To kick off Homecoming Week at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, a special luncheon was held today to announce the 2014 Homecoming King and Queen.

September 18, 2014

ULM Water Ski to host annual Bayou Classic

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's National Champion Water Ski Team will host the 2014 ULM Fall Bayou Classic Water Ski Tournament.

September 17, 2014

ULM Delta Sigma Phi fraternity members earn national award

Five members of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity at the University of Louisiana at Monroe recently received a prestigious national recognition--The Order of the Sphinx Award.

September 17, 2014

ULM online counseling degree named nation's most affordable

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's online master's degree in school counseling has been named the nation's most affordable degree of its type by BestCounselingDegrees.net.

September 16, 2014

ULM criminal justice professors meet with U.N. officials overseas

Dr. Robert D. Hanser, associate professor and coordinator of the criminal justice program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, recently visited with officials of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna, Austria.

September 12, 2014

ULM announces fall enrollment; welcomes strongest ever freshman class

Officials at the University of Louisiana at Monroe released enrollment figures for Fall 2014. With the strongest ever freshman class of 1,314 students, ULM's total enrollment comes in at 8,527.

September 12, 2014

ULM online program recognized as number one in Louisiana

TheBestSchools.org--an online resource for campus and online education--has nationally ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online platform, eULM, for the second time in less than a month. eULM was ranked as Louisiana's "Best Online College."

September 11, 2014

ULM construction management receives donation from licensing board

Representatives from the Louisiana Licensing Board for Construction Management presented a check for over $41,000 to the University of Louisiana at Monroe Construction Management program during a special event on the ULM campus.

September 09, 2014

ULM named tier one regional university by U.S. News and World Report

On Tuesday, U.S. News and World Report released its 2015 "Best Regional Universities" ranking. The University of Louisiana at Monroe made the list for southern universities in the top tier at number 81. ULM was the highest ranked public Louisiana institution.

September 08, 2014

ULM art students earn honor society scholarships

University of Louisiana at Monroe art majors Lacy Mitcham of Monroe and Ben Bennett of Oak Grove, recently received Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity scholarships for works submitted to the scholarship committee.

September 08, 2014

ULM School of Humanities commemorates World War I anniversary

The School of Humanities--part of the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe--has scheduled a series of presentations commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of World War I

September 05, 2014

ULM treats "Top Hawks" to ice cream and iPads

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Office of Recruitment and Admissions hosted an ice cream social for select freshmen students in honor of their outstanding test scores. These scholars are known as "Top Hawks."

September 05, 2014

ULM aviation student sets lofty goals for the future

Heidi Higginbotham, a senior University of Louisiana at Monroe aviation major, has wanted to be a pilot for as long as she could remember. Throughout her life--and her time at ULM--Higginbotham has stood out in the aviation community.
Her professors have noted her amazing persistence and perseverance, both of which are evident when she tells her story.

September 03, 2014

ULM's Giles publishes article


Dr. Jana M. Giles, assistant professor and McKneely Professor in English at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has had an article on Bangladeshi writer Amitav Ghosh published in the latest issue of the "Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry."

September 03, 2014

ULM biology students spend summer in prestigious research programs

Seven undergraduate students studying biology in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Sciences are gaining attention for their work as part of grant-funded research programs across the state.

September 02, 2014

ULM welcomes the Donie Carroll Band for annual Celtic Festival

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA), in conjunction with the Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival, will host the Donie Carroll Band at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4, in ULM's Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall.

August 29, 2014

eULM's educational leadership program ranked in nation's top 25

TheBestSchool.org--an online resource for campus and online education--has ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online master's degree in educational leadership as one of the top programs in the nation based on over 10 different criteria.

August 28, 2014

ULM alum donates in honor of college mentors

Accompanied by family and friends, Freeman Stamper--a 1968 University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Business and Social Sciences graduate and native of Columbia-- presented the Friends of the Library Endowment with a donation of $10,000 in memory of former mentors and ULM librarians Dora Beard and Carla Conerly.

August 26, 2014

ULM business incubator receives grant

The Northeast Louisiana Business and Community Development Center (NLBCDC), housed in the University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Business and Social Sciences, received a $25,000 grant from the Louisiana Business Incubation Association and Louisiana Economic Development (LBIA/LED).

August 25, 2014

ULM soil-plant lab takes on new name and expanded services

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Soil-Plant Analysis Laboratory is now the Environmental Analysis Laboratory. The name was revised to better reflect the core analyses and focus of the lab, while providing increased clarity of their mission and scope.

August 21, 2014

ULM fall blood drive August 25-28

In collaboration with LifeShare Blood Centers, the University of Louisiana at Monroe Medical Laboratory Science program will sponsor a blood drive, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 25-28, in the Warhawk circle next to the ULM Library.

August 21, 2014

ULM officially opens academic year with annual Convocation

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's annual opening of the academic year kicked off in Fant-Ewing Coliseum on Wednesday as part of the university's Week of Welcome celebration.

August 20, 2014

ULM medical laboratory science faculty, students, and alumni attend national meeting in Chicago

Faculty, students, and alumni from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's medical laboratory science (MLS) program recently attended the 82nd meeting of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) in Chicago, Ill.

August 19, 2014

KEDM and ULM collaborate for "Policy and a Pint"

Faculty from the University of Louisiana at Monroe will team with KEDM Public Radio 90.3 and Karma to present "Policy and a Pint," at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Karma, on the corner of North 18th Street and Tower Drive in Monroe.

August 19, 2014

ULM student organization promotes immunization awareness

Students within the American Pharmacists Association's-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe are taking steps to educate the public on the importance of immunizations during National Immunization Awareness Month, which runs through the end of August.

August 18, 2014

ULM student awarded prestigious aviation scholarship

Heidi Higginbotham, a senior University of Louisiana at Monroe aviation major from Church Point has been named a recipient of the 2014 International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Foundation Scholarship worth $10,000.

August 15, 2014

ULM's online advising feature "FlightPath" adds new feature for transfer students

FlightPath, the University of Louisiana at Monroe's home-built student advising and degree tracking system, has added a new feature called the Transfer Equivalency search--a tool which allows transfer students considering ULM to understand how courses they have taken at other institutions could be applied to a ULM degree.

August 13, 2014

ULM faculty members honored for service and excellence

Today, University of Louisiana at Monroe officials honored faculty members for their service to ULM at the 11th annual Employee Recognition Ceremony and luncheon. The ceremony was created in order to acknowledge those employed by the university for five years or more as of December 31, 2013.

August 13, 2014

ULM graduate student presents research at national conference

Iren Marinova of Sofia, Bulgaria, a 2014 political science graduate and current MBA student at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, presented her research on the United Nations (UN) at the National Social Science Association Annual Conference in San Diego, Calif.

August 12, 2014

ULM alum promoted to Broadcast Education Association chair position

University of Louisiana at Monroe graduate and West Monroe native, Dr. William G. Covington Jr., was recently appointed to Division Chair of the Curriculum, Assessment, and Administrative Division of the Broadcast Education Association.

August 11, 2014

ULM's Tresner wins Best in Show at Louisiana Contemporary 2014

Clifford Tresner, associate professor of art at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, recently won the "Best in Show award" at the "Louisiana Contemporary" show at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans.

August 08, 2014

ULM graduate student chooses teaching after exchange trip to Korea

University of Louisiana at Monroe graduate student, Chris Collins, recently returned from the trip of a lifetime--a five month stay in Daejon, South Korea where he attended Hanbat National University (HNU) as part of a collaborative exchange agreement between the Korean university and ULM.

August 07, 2014

ULM history professor attends Coptic studies conference

Dr. Mónica Bontty, associate professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, recently attended the 16th Annual University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) "St. Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Conference."

August 06, 2014

ULM's Pi Kappa Alpha chapter wins international Smythe award

Members of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) chapter continued the longest current winning streak in Pi Kappa Alpha history by capturing their 16th consecutive Robert A. "Smythe" award at the Pi Kappa Alpha International Convention held in Baltimore, Md.

August 05, 2014

ULM's Brett Preuett wins eight-man showdown at Carhartt College Classic; heads to Bassmaster Classic

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Brett Preuett, a graduate student from Colfax, won the Carhartt College Classic today at the Chatuge Reservoir in Young Harris, Georgia. Preuett will now compete in the coveted 2015 Bassmaster Classic.

August 05, 2014

ULM honors staff members for service

Today, University of Louisiana at Monroe officials honored 72 staff members for their service to ULM at the 11th annual Employee Recognition Ceremony and luncheon. The ceremony was created in order to acknowledge those employed by the university for five years or more as of December 31, 2013.

August 04, 2014

ULM breaks ground on innovative international student center

Along with donor Eric Liew, and his wife Linda Pruett, University of Louisiana at Monroe officials broke ground on the newest privately-funded project for the university--the international student center.

August 01, 2014

Monroe ranked in top 50 most affordable college towns in the nation

In a recently released ranking of the "50 Great Affordable College Towns in the U.S.," Monroe--home of the University of Louisiana at Monroe--is ranked at number 33 in the nation, alongside the likes of Nashville, Tenn.; Boise, Idaho; and South Bend, Ind.

July 31, 2014

ULM gerontology partners with Nursing Home Association to host Senior Olympics

Since 1983, the Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA)--headquartered in Baton Rouge--has held the Louisiana Nursing Home Senior Olympics. Over 365 nursing home residents representing more than 25 nursing facilities across the state will come together for games, competition, and socialization at the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Fant-Ewing Coliseum, beginning at 8:30 a.m., on Friday, Aug. 1.

July 30, 2014

ULM's "Up 'til Dawn" organization has record-breaking summer

Members of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's St. Jude fundraising organization, "Up 'til Dawn" (UTD), have spent the bulk of their summer raising funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

July 29, 2014

ULM incubator tenant wins small business award

The Northeast Louisiana Business and Community Development Center (NLBCDC) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, seeks to advance entrepreneurship and to support economic and community development in the northeast Louisiana Delta region, offering business owners resources and services designed to support and sustain a successful business.

July 25, 2014

ULM librarian publishes new book review

Melinda F. Matthews, University of Louisiana at Monroe Interlibrary Loan/Reference Librarian recently wrote a book review of "Maureen O'Hara: A Biography," by Aubrey Malone, published in Southeastern Librarian vol. 62 no. 2.

July 25, 2014

ULM's Tresner shows pieces at Louisiana art exhibitions

Clifford Tresner, associate professor of art at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has been chosen to present works at two Louisiana exhibitions this summer.

July 23, 2014

ULM associate dean named chair for national deans' conference

Dr. Judy Fellows, associate dean for the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will serve as the Program Chair for the 69th annual National Conference of Academic Deans (NCAD) in July 2015, hosted by the University of Central Arkansas (UCA).

July 22, 2014

ULM and Twin City Ballet to host joint performance

For over 35 years, Twin City Ballet Company (TCB) and the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts have joined together to host the annual Summer Dance Intensive.

July 21, 2014

ULM alum building bridges to success

John "J.P." Pierce began his education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in the fall of 1972 by pursuing a degree in pre-law. After one year in the program, Pierce realized that he wanted to take a different path.

July 18, 2014

ULM students and faculty serve at rad tech conference

Faculty and students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's radiologic technology program recently attended the 57th Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists (LSRT) in New Orleans.

July 17, 2014

ULM's Bayou Bash moves to Fant-Ewing Coliseum

Due to the threat of inclement weather, the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Alumni Association will now host its inaugural Bayou Bash event from 5-7 p.m., on Saturday, July 19, at ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum, located on Northeast Drive on the ULM campus.

July 17, 2014

ULM professor leads the Journal of International Students

Dr. Krishna Bista, assistant professor of education in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Education, has published the 2014 edition of the "Journal of International Students"-- a print and online peer-reviewed publication on international higher education, with a focus on international student affairs.

July 16, 2014

ULM librarian publishes book review

Melinda F. Matthews, ULM Interlibrary Loan/Reference Librarian, wrote a book review of "Say No to Bullying" by Louise Spilsbury and Mike Gordon.

July 16, 2014

eULM alum builds career in healthcare management

Robin Chapman Cox, a native of Rocky Branch, put her education on hold to become a wife and mother in 1991. When she decided to again pursue her dream of a college degree, she took the non-traditional route through the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online platform, eULM.

July 15, 2014

ULM Fishing Team preps for college series national championship tournament

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Fishing Team is preparing to send eight men to the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship Tournament from July 31- Aug. 2, at the Chatuge Reservoir in Young Harris, Georgia, to compete for cash and prizes.

July 11, 2014

Third annual President's Academy comes to a close

The President's Academy at the University of Louisiana at Monroe has been a highlight of the summer for the past three years. The academy--envisioned by ULM President Dr. Nick J. Bruno--invites high ability high school students to the ULM campus for a week full of university and career immersion.

July 10, 2014

ULM alum named in top "40 under 40: Professors who Inspire"

University of Louisiana at Monroe alum, Dr. Stephen Bell, professor of sociology at the College of the Ozarks in Point lookout Mo., was recently named one of NerdScholar's top "40 under 40: Professors who Inspire."

July 09, 2014

ULM graduate earns scholarship from Mississippi law school

Phillip Ellis of Bernice--a 2009 University of Louisiana at Monroe criminal justice graduate--was recently awarded with a 2014-2015 Merit Scholarship from the Mississippi College School of Law (MC Law).

July 08, 2014

Regions Bank donates $100k to ULM for WISE Plan qualification

The Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy (WISE) Plan was created by state education and legislative officials to increase investments in higher education in Louisiana. The structure of the plan allows schools like the University of Louisiana at Monroe to earn extra funds on a competitive, performance-based scale.

July 07, 2014

ULM pharmacy graduate students win big at research conferences

Graduate students in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Pharmacy and Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences recently presented their research at two different meetings, bringing home best poster presentation awards.

July 03, 2014

ULM's Sutherlin works in D.C. with leaders from the Delta

Associate Professor of political science at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Dr. John W. Sutherlin, recently conducted workshops in Washington, D.C. as part of a leadership training grant.

July 02, 2014

ULM's Bayou Bash moves to Fant-Ewing Coliseum

Due to the threat of inclement weather, the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Alumni Association will now host its inaugural Bayou Bash event from 5-7 p.m., on Saturday, July 19, at ULM’s Fant-Ewing Coliseum, located on Northeast Drive on the ULM campus.

July 02, 2014

ULM Hawkeye students win awards at press association convention

Two University of Louisiana at Monroe student journalists won awards at the 134th Annual Louisiana Press Association (LPA) Convention in Biloxi, Miss.

July 01, 2014

ULM breaks ground on Sandel Hall construction

University of Louisiana at Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno--along with local community leaders--broke ground on one of the university's newest building renovations, Sandel Hall.


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