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ULM closes at 1 p.m. Wednesday for Thanksgiving holiday

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 15:10
The University of Louisiana Monroe will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 26.

Annual Holidays at ULM Concert Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Brown Theater

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:46
WANT TO GO? WHAT: Holidays at ULM Concert WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Brown Theater at ULM COST: Free

Autism Center at ULM receives New Horizons grant of $10K to fund research

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:25
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation has awarded the Autism Center at ULM a New Horizons research grant of $10,000.

La. Cancer Foundation supports ULM breast cancer research with $10K donation

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:01
For 13 years, the Louisiana Cancer Foundation has financially supported breast cancer research at the University of Louisiana Monroe with donations totaling $117,500. Tuesday, Dr. Paul Sylvester, Associate Dean of Research in the ULM College of Pharmacy, accepted a $10,000 donation from LCF Executive Director James Adams.

College of Business and Social Sciences hosting conference on Age and Aging Tuesday

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:44
The College of Business and Social Science, Gerontology Program, at the University of Louisiana Monroe will be hosting the "Conference on Age and Aging: Multi-perspectives" from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13 on the second floor of the Student Union Building (SUB). The goal is to educate people about healthy aging vs. unhealthy aging, focusing on the prevention of non-normal aging issues, and addressing the negative stereotypes of old age.

Auditions for VAPA's 'Phantom of the Opera' are Nov. 8

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 15:38
The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts announces auditions for their Spring 2019 musical production "The Phantom of the Opera." Auditions will be held on Sunday, Nov. 18 in Brown Auditorium on the ULM campus. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. for sign-in and warm-up with the auditions beginning at 1 p.m.

Dolecheck, Starks, Perodeau present at 2018 Assessment Institute

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 11:37
The Assessment Institute in Indianapolis is the nation's oldest and largest event focused on outcomes assessment in higher education and is designed to provide participants with good practice and innovations in assessment that educators can use in their own setting.

Kitty Degree Eminent Scholars and Endowed Professors honor her ULM legacy

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 13:57
Over her lifetime Kitty DeGree, one of Northeast Louisiana's most generous philanthropists with donations exceeding $9 million at the time of her death in 2012, distinguished herself as the University of Louisiana Monroe's largest donor.

Mabel John giving Master Class at 11 a.m. Thursday at ULM; public invited

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 15:02
Entertainer and Bastrop native Mable John returns to the area for a celebration of her talent. John sang backup for Ray Charles and even released a few singles of her own. The University of Louisiana welcomes John on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 11 a.m. -12:05 p.m., when she will present an open Master Class in Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall. The session is free and open to the public.

'Candide' presented by ULM's VAPA Nov. 1-4

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 09:53
The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) will present four performances of Leonard Bernstein's "Candide" on November 1, 2, 3 and 4 in Brown Auditorium. The first three performances are evening shows at 7:30 p.m., while the final show is a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee.

Talbert receives more than $352K to study obesity, diabetes

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 10:44
The number is staggering, 100 million U.S. adults are diabetic or prediabetic according to a June 2017 report by the Centers for Disease Control. In Louisiana the latest number by the American Diabetes Association is 575,000 adults with diabetes. A researcher at the University of Louisiana Monroe is working to lower this number. Dr. Matthew Talbert, ULM Associate Professor of Biology, has received a $352,500 grant to support his research into the obesity-diabetes connection. The grant is from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases.

ULM mock trial team brings first place home from Nordic Battle

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 16:10
The University of Louisiana Monroe's mock trial team won the University of Minnesota's Nordic Undergraduate Mock Trial Battle in Minneapolis, Minn., on October 12-14, 2018. ULM swept Macalester College, the University of St. Thomas, and the University of Missouri in the first two days of the competition. They split decision with undefeated Carleton College to take first place on the final day of the competition.

$350K grant funds more research with olive oil breakthroughs developed at ULM

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 14:15
Research into the treatment of Alzheimer's disease using a component of virgin olive oil, which the process of extracting was developed by researchers at the University of Louisiana Monroe, will continue thanks to a $350,000 grant. The grant was announced Monday at a press conference at ULM. The funding is from the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Aging.

ULM awarded $90K to teach drone technology for commercial uses

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 12:47
There is more to flying a drone than maneuvering it through backyard trees, especially when it is being used for commercially. They are known as drones and also referred to as Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). A UAS has commercial and practical applications which are growing in demand. To meet that demand, the Delta Regional Authority created the program, Workforce Development: Training the Trainer Using Unmanned Aerial Systems.

ULM Fall 2018 Art Crawl is 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 11:33
MONROE -- The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting the Fall 2018 Art Crawl at several campus locations on Thursday, November 1, from 5-7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

ULM retirees honored at luncheon during Homecoming Week

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:51
Retired faculty, administrators and staff from the University of Louisiana Monroe were honored at the 2018 ULM Retirees' Luncheon, sponsored by the ULM Foundation.

Olive oil research at ULM leads to NIH grant, more study on Alzheimer's disease

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:47
MONROE - Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) portfolio company Oleolive has been awarded a $350,000 federal grant to study oleocanthal, a compound found in extra virgin olive oil, and its effects on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

Olive oil research at ULM leads to NIH grant, more study on Alzheimer's disease

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 17:15
Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) portfolio company Oleolive has been awarded a $350,000 federal grant to study oleocanthal, a compound found in extra virgin olive oil, and its effects on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

ULM's 34th Annual University Mile is Wednesday, Oct. 17

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 14:56
WHAT: 34rd Annual University Mile WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 WHERE: Starts at Hemphill Hall COST: $15 for students and $20 for the public INFO: Robert Reed, 342-5388 or Activity Center, 342-5305 or Facebook/34th Annual University Mile

Laird Weems Center ribbon cutting Friday, Oct. 19

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:45
WHAT: Ribbon cutting for Laird Weems Center WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 19, 2018 WHERE: 4400 Bon Aire Drive, ULM INFO: Laird Weems Center, 342-3636

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