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March 01, 2024

ULM Kinesiology faculty members publish co-written article in international journal

ULM kinesiology professor Dr. William Hey recently co-authored an international article in the Journal of Pedagogical Research along with instructor Jessica Reynolds.

The research title is "Studying U.S. college faculty during the COVID-19 pandemic: Perceptions of severity, concerns, sources of information, preventive behaviors, barriers to work performance, and impact on work productivity." The study examines U.S. college faculty perceptions of and experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 29, 2024

ULM Station Archaeologist Dr. Diana Greenlee named to The Explorers Club 50 Class of 2024

ULM Station Archaeologist, Dr. Diana Greenlee, has been named to the Explorers Club 50 Class of 2024 for her achievements at the Poverty Point World Heritage Site.

The Explorers Club 50 chose to honor Dr. Greenlee because of her dedication to preserving the 3,400-year-old earthworks site and encouraging public knowledge surrounding Poverty Point's historical significance. Dr. Greenlee was nominated by Dr. Richard Wiese, the President Emeritus and Explorers Club 50 Chair.

February 27, 2024

ULM TRiO students job shadow at Ochsner LSU Health

A select group of sophomores from Neville and Wossman High Schools and Richland Parish celebrated National Job Shadowing Day on Thursday, February 1, by touring Ochsner LSU Health - Monroe Medical Center, courtesy of the ULM TRiO Educational Talent Search Program.

February 21, 2024

ULM hosts Louisiana's inaugural KidWind Challenge

On Friday, February 2, 2024, ULM hosted the KidWind Challenge, a renewable, wind energy learning experience sponsored by Pattern Energy Group and held at Bayou Pointe Event Center. Over 75 students from Cedar Creek, Neville, and Sterlington middle schools attended to participate in activities that impart knowledge and hands-on exposure to the science behind renewable energy, specifically wind power.

February 20, 2024

Vocalist Dr. Bianca Jackson in residency at ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts Feb. 25-27

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present Dr. Bianca Jackson, coloratura soprano, in residency from February 25-27. Students will have many opportunities to learn from Jackson during her time at the university through the option of a Masterclass or a Lecture-Recital.

February 19, 2024

ULM biology dept. partners with Delta Waterfowl for University Hunt Program

Three ULM wildlife biology students recently had their first duck hunting experience thanks to a partnership with Delta Waterfowl. The University Hunting Program provides students with first-hand experience of hunting culture and wildlife management. The ULM biology program was approached by Delta Waterfowl and offered the opportunity to establish the program at ULM. Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Ana Couvillion and Delta Waterfowl Hunter Recruitment Coordinator Aidan Flores were instrumental in bringing the program to ULM.

February 15, 2024

ULM's Black History Month Program to be held Friday, Feb. 23

The University of Louisiana Monroe Cultural Diversity Council and the Office of Global and Multicultural Affairs present "A Black History Program: African Americans and the Arts" at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 23, at Bayou Pointe Event Center.

February 14, 2024

ULM School of VAPA presents Crimes of the Heart, Feb. 22-25

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present Crimes of the Heart, a 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, in production on February 22-25. Crimes of Heart will be presented at the Helen Spyker Theater, 3803 Desiard St. on the ULM campus. The play will begin at 7:30 p.m. on February 22, 23, and 24, and there will be a 2:00 p.m. performance on Sunday, February 25. Admission is free for ULM students. Tickets are $5 for ULM faculty and staff and general admission is $10. Tickets will be available at the door prior to each performance or in advance on Eventbrite.

February 09, 2024

ULM to close Feb. 12-13 for Mardi Gras break

The University of Louisiana Monroe will close for Mardi Gras break Monday, February 12 and Tuesday, February 13. Offices will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 14. Classes will also resume on Wednesday, February 14.

February 07, 2024

Atmospheric Science students present at national conference, meet with Congresswoman Letlow

Six students from the University of Louisiana Monroe Atmospheric Science program, along with Associate Director of the School of Sciences Dr. Todd Murphy, attended the 104th American Meteorological Society's (AMS) Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD from January 27 - February 1, 2024. The AMS Annual Meeting is the largest meeting with a direct focus on weather, water, and climate, with thousands of people in attendance, taking part in more than 40 scientific conferences and symposia. The theme of this year's meeting was "Living in a Changing Environment".

February 06, 2024

ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts to host spring Audition Days beginning Feb. 16

High school seniors are invited to the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts' first spring Audition Day on Friday, February 16, 2024. This is the school's first spring audition day for high school seniors interested in receiving scholarship money to participate in musical ensembles, both as music majors and non-music majors.

February 01, 2024

Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup now accepting applications for 2024 competition

The Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup is now accepting applications for the 2024 competition. This event is the premier academic business plan competition for the state of Louisiana, with one of the largest cash prizes in the nation. Applications can be submitted at www.ulm.edu/pelicancup. The application link can be found inside the competition guide. The deadline for applications is February 25.

January 31, 2024

JC Penney to outfit ULM Reginald F. Lewis Scholars as part of Suit-Up event on Feb. 4

The ULM Reginald F. Lewis Scholars will be outfitted with professional business suits thanks to a donation from JC Penney at Pecanland Mall as part of their bi-annual Suit-Up event on Sunday, February 4 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The event is open to ULM students, faculty, and staff, who can receive up to 50% off select career wear with their ULM ID.

January 30, 2024

ULM offering free help filing the FAFSA on February 5

The University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting a "FAFSA Frenzy" Open House on Monday, February 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. FAFSA Frenzy is a free event to help high school and transfer students fill out their FAFSA applications. Students are encouraged to come to the lobby of ULM's Sandel Hall, 4020 Northeast Dr. in Monroe any time between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on February 5. Staff from ULM's Recruitment and Financial Aid departments will be on hand to help students navigate the form.

January 25, 2024

AT&T contributes $25K to ULM's Centennial Scholars Program

In an effort to enhance digital literacy in Northeast Louisiana, AT&T has contributed $25,000 to the University of Louisiana Monroe's Centennial Scholars program. The Centennial Scholars are local fifth graders who will make up ULM's freshman class of 2031, the university's 100th anniversary.

January 24, 2024

ULM's Sutherlin publishes third book of environmental trilogy

ULM Chief Innovation and Research Officer John Sutherlin, Ph.D. has published the third book in what he calls his "environmental trilogy." Hog Wash: The Strange Case of SSA Global chronicles the efforts of a group of international environmentalists, investors, and researchers as they attempt to find an ecologically friendly process to clean up the toxic waste pouring into lakes, rivers, and streams from confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs.)

January 22, 2024

School of Visual and Performing Arts presents two exhibitions at Bry Hall Gallery

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present two exhibitions on ULM's campus at Bry Hall Gallery, located at 4101 Desiard St.

January 17, 2024

ULM cancels classes for Jan. 18, campus to reopen at 10AM

The University of Louisiana Monroe campus will reopen at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 18, but all classes for the day have been cancelled.

ULM Dining Services, including Schulze Cafeteria and the HUB, will be open for regular hours on Thursday, January 18.

Students are advised to check their course syllabi on Moodle.

ULM employees are encouraged to exercise caution when traveling. Employees unable to safely commute to campus should contact their supervisor for further instructions.

January 14, 2024

ULM closing campus Jan. 16-17 due to winter weather

The University of Louisiana Monroe campus will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16 and Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the latest inclement winter weather forecast from the National Weather Service (NWS).

Schulze Dining Hall will be open with limited hours from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15 - Wednesday, Jan. 17. The ULM Activity Center will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, but will open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16 and Wednesday, Jan. 17 for members only, no guests. The ULM Library, the HUB (including Starbucks), PODs, and the ULM Bookstore will be closed Monday through Wednesday and will resume regular hours on Thursday, Jan. 18.

The ULM Food Pantry located inside the Activity Center will be open on Sunday, Jan. 14 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

January 11, 2024

UPDATED: ULM MLK Day of Service rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20

UPDATE: Due to inclement winter weather predicted for Monday, January 15, the 2024 MLK Day of service has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 20. Please see below for updated details.



MONROE, LA – The University of Louisiana Monroe’s annual MLK Day of Service, presented by the ULM Office of Global and Multicultural Affairs, has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 20 due to inclement winter weather predicted for Monday, January 15. Members of the community are invited to join ULM faculty, staff, and students, with two opportunities to serve, including assisting the Northeast Louisiana Food Bank and a clean-up project at the Esther Gallow Community Garden.

January 11, 2024

Louisiana Clarinet Symposium to be held at ULM on Jan. 20

The University of Louisiana Monroe is thrilled to be hosting The Louisiana Clarinet Symposium on January 20. The Louisiana Clarinet Symposium consists of five of the smaller, regional universities in Louisiana to offer a pedagogical opportunity focused on the clarinet and clarinet playing.

January 09, 2024

Reginald F. Lewis Scholar Myles Goldman presents at annual research conference

Myles Goldman, ULM sophomore, Reginald F. Lewis Scholar and TRIO Scholar presented "A Marketing Analysis for Chennault Aviation and Military Museum" at the Undergraduate Research Conference at the University of Louisiana Lafayette (ULL) on November 4, 2023. ULL organizes the Undergraduate Research Conference annually in November. Undergraduates from universities and colleges around Louisiana met to share their knowledge and research through oral presentations, lightning talks, and poster presentations.

January 04, 2024

ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts presents Brass Day 2024 on Jan. 19

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts will hold Brass Day on January 19, 2024. This free annual event for all middle and high school brass musicians will include performances, exhibits, and educational clinics. This event is a fantastic opportunity to learn from experts and hear high-quality brass musicianship.

December 15, 2023

ULM closes Friday for holiday break; campus reopens Jan. 2; classes begin Jan. 16

The University of Louisiana Monroe campus closes at 11:30 a.m., Friday, December 15, for the holiday break. The university reopens Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at 7:30 a.m.

Classes for the spring 2023 semester begin Tuesday, January 16.

December 14, 2023

First cohort of ULM history interns present their work

On November 30, 2023, the first cohort of interns from ULM's History Program spoke about their experiences working with Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, Precious Legacies Museum and Archive, and Layton Castle Archive. The cohort of interns includes Sarah "Song" Johnson, Dylan Key, and Hayden DeRouen.

December 14, 2023

Degrees awarded to 674 graduates at ULM summer and fall 2023 commencement ceremonies

University of Louisiana Monroe President Dr. Ronald Berry awarded degrees to 674 graduates at the summer and fall 2023 commencement ceremonies on December 9, 2023. Two ceremonies were held for the four colleges, Arts, Education, and Sciences, Business and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Pharmacy, plus the Graduate School.

December 13, 2023

ULM announces fall 2023 President's and Dean's Lists

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces the students on the President's and Dean's Lists for the Fall 2022 semester.

Eligibility to the President's or Dean's list requires full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 semester hours completed) and the lists are calculated based on G.P.A. hours and term G.P.A.:

President's List: an undergraduate student is required to earn at least a 3.9 grade point average.

Dean's List: an undergraduate student is required to earn at least a 3.5 grade point average.

Graduate or Doctoral Candidates are not eligible for the President's or Dean's list.

December 12, 2023

ULM Advanced Graphic Design students participate in website competition

Eight ULM students in an advanced graphic design course recently competed in a website competition for Roux and Brew Seafood & Steakhouse, located in Ponchatoula, LA. The students were charged with recreating the website for the steakhouse, with the winner receiving $250 cash and the restaurant using the winner's winning design.

December 12, 2023

ULM TRIO programs participate in National First-Generation College Celebration Day

The University of Louisiana Monroe's TRIO Programs hosted activities in honor of National First-Generation College Celebration Day on November 16, 2023. The day brings attention to the experiences and achievements of first-generation college students, recognizing their determination and resilience in pursuing higher education, often in the face of various challenges. ULM is host to three federally funded TRIO Programs--Student Support Services (SSS), Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) and Educational Talent Search (ETS).

December 11, 2023

ULM to host Educators Rising State Conference on Feb. 29, 2024

The University of Louisiana Monroe Educators Rising program, and the School of Education are proud to host the Louisiana Educators Rising State Conference on February 29, 2024. The conference is anticipated to host 700 attendees including participants, presenters, competition judges, and volunteers. The theme of the 2024 state conference is "Discover Your Legacy." The Educators Rising State Conference committee is currently accepting session proposals and competition registrations through January 19, 2024.

December 08, 2023

La. Cancer Foundation donates $10K to ULM's Sylvester for cancer research

The Louisiana Cancer Foundation continued their support of ULM's Paul Sylvester, Ph.D. with a $10,000 donation to support Sylvester's cancer research. The donation made on December 6 marks the 18th year that the LCF has donated to Sylvester's work, bringing the total amount donated to $180,000 over that time.

December 07, 2023

ULM Honors Program presents at Annual Meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council

The University of Louisiana Monroe Honors Program attended the annual meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council in Chicago, IL from November 8-11. Dr. Joshua Stockley, Director of the ULM Honors Program, was joined by five students -Grace Gunder (Senior, Biology, Elizabeth), Shreya Adhikari (Junior, Nursing, Nepal), Kaitlyn Apperley (Junior, Pre-Pharmacy, Monroe), George Khawas (Sophomore, Computer Science, Nepal), Noah Stephan (Sophomore, Biology, Monroe).

December 06, 2023

Envision 2023: Achieving the Impossible Dream

On November 2, 2023, the University of Louisiana Monroe hosted Envision 2023 at the ULM Clarke M. Williams Innovation Campus. Hosted by ULM President Dr. Ron Berry and First Lady Dr. Christine Berry, the annual celebration of the past, present, and future of ULM was enjoyed by alumni, community members, and university advocates. This year's theme was "Achieving the Impossible Dream." Attendees were treated to cocktails, dinner, and a program featuring musical performances from ULM students, staff, alumni, and special guest speaker and performer Nita Whitaker.

December 05, 2023

ULM Political Science students make donation to campus food pantry

The ULM Honors Political Science class recently made a donation of $328 to the ULM Food Pantry, which provides non-perishable food items to students experiencing food insecurity on campus. The money was raised through a donation-based bake sale hosted by the class.

December 01, 2023

ULM history professor gives guest lecture at the University at Buffalo

ULM Professor of History Christopher Blackburn, Ph.D. was recently invited by the University at Buffalo to present the annual C.K. Huang Lecture in Medical History. The lecture took place in the Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection in the University at Buffalo's Abbot Library on November 9, 2023. The C.K. Huang Lecture is named in honor of the former director of the UB Health Sciences Library and is offered annually on relevant aspects of medical history.

November 30, 2023

ULM to host Summer and Fall 2023 commencement ceremonies Dec. 9 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum

The University of Louisiana Monroe will hold two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, December 9, 2023. Both ceremonies will be held in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

The university will hold two separate ceremonies to honor the graduates of the four colleges:

9:30 a.m. - College of Arts, Education, and Sciences and College of Business and Social Sciences

1:30 p.m. - College of Health Sciences and College of Pharmacy

November 29, 2023

ULM TRIO programs take educational trip to New Orleans

ULM TRIO Programs Student Support Services (SSS) and Educational Talent Search (ETS) took students on a field trip on November 9, 2023, to tour the campus of the University of New Orleans and the Nims Center Studio Film Institute in Elmwood, La. TRIO participants received information about UNO’s undergraduate and graduate school opportunities. The students enjoyed lunch at The Galley, UNO’s dining hall, and a walking tour of the UNO campus before traveling to the Nims Center Studio.

November 28, 2023

ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts hosts annual holiday art sale

The ULM Holiday Art Sale has been a wonderful addition to the Fall Semester for over 20 years. Every year the Honorary Art Society, Kappa Pi, hosts and facilitates a maker-themed art sale. This year's sale will run from Wednesday, November 29 through Tuesday, December 5 in Bry Hall on the ULM campus. The sale is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

November 22, 2023

ULM to be closed for Thanksgiving break beginning at noon Nov. 22

The University of Louisiana Monroe will begin Thanksgiving break on Wednesday, November 22 at 12:00 p.m. No classes will be held November 22-24.

The University reopens and classes resume Monday, November 27.

November 21, 2023

ULM Opportunity Fund awards $50K to nine projects

The University of Louisiana Monroe held a press conference on November 20, 2023, to announce the 2023-2024 awardees of the ULM Opportunity Fund. Nine projects were funded with a total of $50,000 after a review process conducted by the Opportunity Fund Committee.

November 20, 2023

Holidays at ULM begin with tree lighting ceremony and fireworks on Nov. 27

The University of Louisiana Monroe Campus Activities Board (CAB) is inviting the public to kick off the holiday season with the annual tree lighting ceremony and a fireworks show on Monday, November 27 at 5:30 p.m.

November 17, 2023

ULM water ski team places second in national tournament

The ULM Water Ski team placed second at the 44th Syndicate Waterskis Collegiate Water Ski National Championships in Zachary, LA on Oct. 28. The tournament marked ULM's 45th consecutive appearance at Nationals.

November 16, 2023

Keep ULM Beautiful participates in America Recycles Day

The University of Louisiana Monroe participated in America Recycles Day on November 15, 2023. The event was organized by Keep ULM Beautiful, a Keep Louisiana Beautiful Affiliate. The organization collected recyclable items outside the HUB on the ULM campus throughout the day.

November 15, 2023

Carole Kilpatrick donates $100K to create endowed professorship in music

The ULM Foundation held a reception on Wednesday, October 25, 2023, to celebrate and recognize the continued generosity of the Kilpatrick family toward ULM. Mrs. Carole Kilpatrick presented a check for $100,000 to create the Carole E. Kilpatrick Endowed Professorship in Music.

November 14, 2023

ULM presents Kaleidoscope: A Global Holiday Celebration on Nov. 28

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is excited to announce "Kaleidoscope: A Global Holiday Celebration." The program is an immersive experience incorporating vocal and instrumental music, dance, and visual art.

Kaleidoscope will take place in Brown Theatre, 4001 Desiard St. in Monroe on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7:00 p.m. General admission tickets are $20 per person. ULM students are admitted free. Tickets for the Patron Pre-Party at 6:00 p.m. in Bry Art Gallery are available for $75 and include admission to the program. Tickets are available at ulm.edu/kaleidoscope.

November 10, 2023

ULM graduate students selected to present at state showcase

Recent Master of Music Education graduate Daisy Case, and current Master of Music Education candidate Katie Conrad, have both been selected to present their research at the 2023 Louisiana Music Educators Association Annual Conference on November 17-20, 2023.

Graduate Students from across the state were nominated to present at the 2023 LMEA Graduate Student Research Showcase, and both Case's and Conrad's topics were selected for presentation.

November 09, 2023

ULM Titleholders competitions to be held Nov. 17-19

The University of Louisiana Monroe is preparing to crown its new titleholders for 2024. The 70th Titleholders Competition will be held over the weekend of November 17-19 to determine who will represent the university as Miss ULM, Mr. ULM, and Miss ULM's Teen.

November 08, 2023

ULM Honors Program attends the annual meeting of the National Society for Minorities in Honors

The University of Louisiana Monroe Honors Program attended the annual meeting of the National Society for Minorities in Honors Conference on October 25-27, in Fayetteville, AR hosted by the University of Arkansas. The theme of the conference was "Why Honors? The Value of an Honors Education for Students From Underrepresented Backgrounds."

November 07, 2023

ULM HERO Program trains over 600 first responders in first year

The University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy is proud to announce that the HERO program successfully trained over 600 first responders in its first year. The ULM HERO program is funded by a $2 million, four-year grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which was received in summer 2022. HERO stands for Harm Reduction Education and Referral Opioid Overdose Reversal. The ULM HERO project focuses on providing harm reduction education to first responders in the state of Louisiana.

November 06, 2023

ULM plans pre-game events for final home game of season on Nov. 11

The University of Louisiana Monroe will host Troy University for the final home football game of the 2023 season on Saturday, November 11. Kickoff is at 1:00 p.m. in Malone Stadium. Prior to the game, ULM invites the public to take part in the SGA Family Tailgate and the 38th Annual Don Weems Chili Cook-Off.

November 03, 2023

ULM College of Pharmacy provides lifesaving training to community at LEARN event

The University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy partnered with the Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum on October 19, 2023, to train the community with an event that is part of the LEARN program. LEARN stands for Louisiana Educational Awareness for Rescue Needs. The training allowed teens and adults to learn more about Basic Life Support (BLS), as well as EpiPen and Naloxone training, and tourniquet application.

November 02, 2023

ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts readies slate of upcoming events

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is inviting the public to a series of upcoming and ongoing events. Events include the musical "Speed Dating Tonight", Fall Fusion Dance Concert, an art show at Bry Gallery featuring paintings by Peter Jones, and more.

November 01, 2023

ULM partners with LA Tech for Business Outlook Summit at Clarke M. Williams Innovation Campus on Nov. 10

The University of Louisiana Monroe College of Business and Social Sciences and the Louisiana Tech University College of Business present the Business Outlook Summit 2023 on Friday, November 10, at the ULM Clarke M. Williams Innovation Campus at 100 Centurylink Dr. in Monroe. The Business Outlook Summit provides an economic forecast of the nation, region, and state, intended to help guide the community and business leaders as they head into 2024.

October 31, 2023

ULM family mourns the loss of longtime supporter and alumnus Charles Freeman Stamper

The University of Louisiana Monroe family is mourning the loss of longtime supporter and alumnus Charles "Freeman" Stamper. Stamper passed away on October 22, 2023. He received his Bachelor's from ULM (then Northeast Louisiana State College) in 1968. After graduating from his beloved university, Freeman enlisted in the US Army where he obtained the rank of E5 Specialist and was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal.

October 31, 2023

ULM Veterans Day Appreciation Ceremony set for Nov. 9

The University of Louisiana Monroe's annual Veterans Day Appreciation Ceremony is 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, in Scott Plaza, adjacent to the ULM Library.

October 30, 2023

ULM Alumni Association presents awards at annual Good Morning Gala

The University of Louisiana Monroe presented their 2023 alumni awards on Saturday, October 28, during the annual Good Morning Gala at Bayou Pointe Event Center during Homecoming festivities.

The annual brunch honors recipients of the prestigious Golden Arrow Award, Rising Young Alumni Award, and Best on the Bayou Award. This year also featured a rare awarding of the George T. Walker Lifetime Achievement Award, which had not been presented since 2015.

October 27, 2023

ULM TRIO CCAMPIS visits pumpkin patch with student-parents

Visiting Curry Farms Pumpkin Patch in Start, LA has become an annual event for the TRIO CCAMPIS student-parents and their families. This year's group was the largest yet, with 19 student-parents and children visiting the pumpkin patch on Saturday, October 7, 2023.

October 25, 2023

ULM Percussion Ensemble presents Fall Concert on Nov. 6

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is excited to present the ULM Percussion Ensemble in concert on November 6 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall on ULM's campus.

October 24, 2023

ULM's annual Trunk or Treat set for Monday, Oct. 30, moved to Activity Center

ULM's annual Trunk or Treat event will take place on Monday, October 30, 2023, in the parking lot of Brown Stadium, at 340 Warhawk Way next to Malone Stadium, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

October 23, 2023

ULM to host STEM Night for middle and high school students on Oct. 26

The ULM Science Fair Committee is hosting a STEM Night on October 26, 2023, in the ULM Museum of Natural History, located on the first floor of Hanna Hall at 708 University Ave., from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Local 6th-12th grade students with an interest in science and mathematics are encouraged to attend.

October 20, 2023

ULM VAPA's Bratcher and Kilpatrick selected to present at state conference

Director of the ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts Dr. Nicholas Bratcher and Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Carlton Kilpatrick have been selected to present at the Louisiana Music Educators Association (LMEA) Conference from November 17-20, 2023, in Baton Rouge.

October 18, 2023

ULM announces events for Homecoming Week, Oct. 23-28

University of Louisiana Monroe alumni near and far are invited to come back to the bayou to celebrate homecoming during the week of October 23 - 28. Festivities begin on Monday, October 23 and culminate on Saturday, October 28 as the Warhawks take on Arkansas State University. Kick-off for the football game is at 4:00 p.m. in Malone Stadium.

A complete list of homecoming festivities can be found at ulm.edu/homecoming.

October 16, 2023

ULM to host Envision 2023 at Clarke M. Williams Innovation Campus on Nov. 2

The University of Louisiana Monroe is set to host Envision 2023 on Thursday, November 2, 2023, at the Clarke M. Williams Innovation Campus, 100 Centurylink Dr. in Monroe. Envision is an annual event hosted by ULM President Ron Berry where alumni, community members, and advocates alike gather to hear the vision for the university over the next year and beyond. The event kicks off with cocktails at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m., and the program begins at 7:00 p.m.

October 12, 2023

ULM on Fall Break Oct. 12-13

The University of Louisiana Monroe will begin Fall Break on Thursday, October 12. No classes will be held October 12-13, but University offices will remain open on Thursday, October. All University offices will be closed Friday, October 13.

The University reopens and classes resume Monday, October 16.

October 11, 2023

ULM Museum of Natural History to host featured speaker Oct. 19

October is Louisiana Archaeology Month and to celebrate, the ULM Museum of Natural History will host featured speaker Erlend Johnson on Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 p.m. The talk is entitled "Hurricane Salvage and Public Archaeology" and will be hosted at the museum on the first floor of Hanna Hall, 708 University Ave. on the ULM campus.

October 11, 2023

ULM Assistant Professor of Trumpet celebrates positive reviews of two new albums

University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts assistant professor of trumpet, Dr. Eric Siereveld, released his album for trumpet and brass called Vingettes: Music for Trumpet and Brass.

Siereveld's album received outstanding reviews from the International Trumpet Guild Journal, which is an internationally recognized publication known for reviewing and supporting instrumentalists.

October 10, 2023

TRIO-SSS hosts peer mentorship event

The ULM Student Support Services TRIO Program (TRIO-SSS) recently organized an exciting and impactful event that brought together incoming freshmen TRIO participants and their peer mentors. Held at Bayou Bowl on September 14, 2023, this event served not only as a fun-filled bonding experience but also as an opportunity to highlight the significance of peer mentorship in the lives of first-generation college students.

October 09, 2023

ULM's Bry Gallery hosts exhibition featuring artist Rosemary Jesionowski through Oct. 18

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present visual artist Rosemary Jesionowski on display at Bry Hall Gallery, 4101 desiard St., on ULM's campus. The exhibition of photographs is titled "Born of This Volcano" and is on display through October 18, 2023.

October 04, 2023

ULM CBSS receives $1.5 million Department of Labor grant to continue High School Business Academy

The College of Business and Social Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe held a press conference on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, to announce the receipt of a second consecutive Department of Labor WORC Delta Regional Authority grant to fund the High School Business Academy. The grant award totals $1,499,983 and will continue to fund the program for the next three years. The High School Business Academy covers 11 parishes and prepares high school students for in-demand jobs in their communities in Northeast Louisiana.

October 03, 2023

ULM assistant professor named Charles E. Scheidt Faculty Fellow

Jennifer Dumas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science, has been named a member of the 2023-2024 cohort of the Charles E. Scheidt Faculty Fellows in Atrocity Prevention Program, sponsored by Binghamton University's Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (I-GMAP).

October 02, 2023

ULM School of Construction Management receives over $250K from La. Contractors

The Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC) and the Contractors' Education Trust Fund (CEFT) presented a $254,300.84 donation to the ULM Foundation for the ULM School of Construction Management at a ceremony held September 28, 2023.

September 28, 2023

ULM Wind Ensemble presents "Fables and Folklore" on Oct. 3

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present the ULM Wind Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, October 3, in Brown Auditorium at 7:30 pm.

The ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Nicholas Bratcher, will present their first concert of the season called "Fables and Folklore." The concert will feature musical depictions of famous works of literature and folklore. The concert will be narrated by Dr. Will Rogers.

September 27, 2023

Summer research empowers career development for Health Studies students

In the summer of 2023, two ULM Health Studies students, Sohalia Schoen and Mikala Weems, attended two summer research programs offered through the Louisiana State University Health campus in Shreveport and New Orleans.



Schoen secured a spot in the immersive eight-week summer research program in cardiovascular disease known as the CURIOUS program. Weems participated in the Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPECP) summer program-- Building Health Teams.

September 26, 2023

ULM to hold 20th Anniversary College of Business and Social Sciences Symposium, Oct. 2-5

The University of Louisiana Monroe will hold the 20th Anniversary edition of its premier lecture and seminar series, the College of Business and Social Sciences Symposium, from October 2-5, 2023. The theme for 2023 is "Celebrating Our Past, Creating the Future." This year's event will feature two keynote speakers, a career fair, a cookout, the annual CBSS Brain Bowl, and a host of speaker sessions covering a wide range of topics.

September 25, 2023

ULM Jazz Ensemble presents "As Seen on TV!" Fall Concert on Sept. 28

The ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts invites the public to join the ULM Jazz Ensemble for their fall concert, "As Seen on TV!" on September 28th at 7:30 pm in Brown Auditorium, 4001 Desiard St. in Monroe. This program will feature music from favorite films and television that have been written or arranged for jazz ensemble.

September 25, 2023

Keep ULM Beautiful participates in Water Sweep 2023

On Saturday, September 16, 2023, Keep ULM Beautiful hosted a location for Ouachita Green's Water Sweep 2023, a waterway cleanup event. During a waterway cleanup, participants come together to remove trash, plastic, marine litter, and other pollution from the water and surrounding areas. This helps preserve the natural beauty of our waterways, supports biodiversity, and keeps our water free flowing.

September 21, 2023

ULM students "Roll Away Hunger" as part of hunger-free campus initiative

Students at The University of Louisiana Monroe gathered earlier this week to give donations and bring awareness to the issue of hunger on campus. As part of the Louisiana Board of Regents' Hunger-Free Campus initiative, ULM held a non-perishable food donation drive Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Student Activity Center. Students who donated food received a ticket to the "Roll Away Hunger" event at Skate Town on Wednesday, Sept. 20.

September 19, 2023

ULM TRIO prepares first-gen students with WINGS Camp

The University of Louisiana Monroe's TRIO Programs Student Support Services (TRIO SSS) successfully concluded its 8th Annual WINGS College Transition Camp from August 16th to 18th, 2023. The ULM WINGS Camp, a 3-day college transition program, took place just before the commencement of the fall semester and was exclusively designed for newly admitted TRIO-SSS program participants at ULM. The primary objective of the camp was to equip first-generation college students with the necessary tools for a seamless transition into university life. This involved acquainting them with campus resources, offering personalized guidance and support, fostering peer-mentoring relationships, cultivating a supportive community, and insights into the college experience.

September 18, 2023

ULM highlights enrollment increases, including largest ever Honors Program enrollment

The University of Louisiana Monroe is celebrating a number of enrollment increases in key areas at the beginning of the 2023-2024 academic year. The university saw a 4% increase in First Time Freshmen, a 4% increase in transfer students, and a 10% increase in Dual Enrollment students. Overall enrollment is up 62 total students compared to fall 2022.

The ULM Honors Program is celebrating an overall enrollment increase of 38%. A total of 132 freshmen joined the program this year, making it the largest ever freshman class for the program.

September 15, 2023

ULM MLS program partners with LifeShare for blood drive, Sep. 18-19

The University of Louisiana Monroe Medical Laboratory Science Society and LifeShare Blood Center join together for a two-day blood drive on Monday, September 18 and Tuesday, September 19 to help save lives.

The blood drive will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on both days in the Hangar Ballroom A on the second floor of the ULM SUB.

September 14, 2023

ULM VAPA presents Treasure Island, Sep. 21-24

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts presents the play Treasure Island, based on the Robert Louis Stevenson English classic adventure. The play will be presented at the Helen Spyker Theater, 3803 Desiard St. on ULM's campus. The play opens on Thursday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m., with additional performances on Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23, each at 7:30 p.m. A final matinee performance will take place on Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m. Admission is free for ULM students. Tickets are $5 for ULM faculty and staff and general admission is $10. Tickets will be available at the door prior to each performance or in advance on Eventbrite.

September 13, 2023

ULM holds Warhawk Wardrobe Donation Drive Kickoff

On Wednesday, September 13, ULM held a Donation Drive Kickoff event for the Warhawk Wardrobe, a free resource that allows students to obtain business attire for job interviews or professional events. The event was to kick off a donation drive that will run throughout the fall semester. The Warhawk Wardrobe is accepting donations of new or gently used clothing ranging from business casual to business professional. ULM President Dr. Ron Berry and First Lady Dr. Christine Berry started the drive by making a donation themselves.

September 12, 2023

Warhawk Bundle continues to save money for ULM students

After one year of implementation, the Warhawk Bundle program continues to save money for ULM students. In the fall semester of 2022, ULM, in conjunction with Barnes & Noble Education, launched the Warhawk Bundle, a concierge service that allows students to have access to all their course materials before the first day of class at an average savings of 35-50%. Data provided by Barnes & Noble College (BNC) shows that ULM students saved an estimated $1,195,337 in the fall 2022 and spring 2023 semesters using Warhawk Bundle.

September 11, 2023

ULM VAPA to host guest artist for masterclass and recital, Sep. 18

The ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts will host a recital featuring guest horn artist, Matthew Reynolds, DMA. Reynolds is an Assistant Professor of Horn at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. The recital will be held, Monday, September 18, at 7:30 p.m. at Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall, 200 University Ave. on the ULM campus. Reynolds will be accompanied on piano by ULM Professor of Music Richard Seiler, DMA. The performance is free and open to the public.

September 07, 2023

ULM VAPA welcomes high school students for Arts on the Bayou, Sep. 13

The University of Louisiana Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present Arts on the Bayou, an immersive arts experience for 9th-12th grade students, which will be held at ULM on September 13, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.



The event, formally known as VAPA Day, will give high school students a unique glimpse into what it's like to be a ULM music or art student through hands-on activities, discussion with professors, and meeting current VAPA students.

September 01, 2023

ULM TRIO program provides opportunities to high school students on educational visit

In June 2023, University of Louisiana Monroe TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) participants from Carroll High School, Neville High School, and Richland Parish were accompanied by ULM TRIO staff Dr. Mystee Burrell, Tammy Anderson, Debbie Upshaw, and Tommie Nelson on a visit to the Laster Inferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in Livingston, La.

August 30, 2023

ULM encourages tailgating fire safety for home opener vs. Army on Saturday

In light of Louisiana's state-wide burn ban that is currently in place, ULM is encouraging fire safety and asking that tailgaters and all visitors take utmost precaution at the Warhawks' home opener vs. Army on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 6:00 p.m.

August 28, 2023

ULM hero Dr. Charles R. McDonald passes away at 84

The ULM family endured a loss Saturday with the passing of former employee and renowned Louisiana legislator Dr. Charles R. McDonald.

In January, ULM recognized McDonald in a standing room only crowd with the naming of the "Dr. Charles R. McDonald Office of Financial Aid." McDonald is regarded as the "Father of TOPS," which on average provides more than 58,000 students annually with financial aid, with the state legislature allocating approximately $300 million each year to support the program.

August 18, 2023

ULM Convocation altered due to excessive heat warning; will still be held in Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Aug. 23 at 4:30 p.m.

The University of Louisiana Monroe's annual freshman convocation will kick off its traditional parade across the bridge to Fant-Ewing Coliseum at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23. Convocation is a tradition at ULM that symbolizes the official start of the academic year.

August 17, 2023

ULM's Pi Kappa Alpha chapter wins 28th Smythe Award

Members of the University of Louisiana Monroe's Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity recently returned from their 155th Summer leadership event, the Thomas C. Tillar Leadership Academy where the group won their fourth consecutive Robert A. Smythe Award. The Smythe is presented to the top 10 percent of Pi Kappa Alpha chapters each year. This win marks the 28th Smythe win in the last 32 years for the ULM Pike chapter.

August 15, 2023

Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup announces new prize amounts and creation of Student Innovation Fund

The Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup, Louisiana's premier business plan competition, announced plans to increase prize amounts as well as the creation of the Student Innovation Fund, which will provide up to $200,000 annually to support new business grown from the competition. The announcement was made at a press conference on Monday, August 14, 2023, on the campus of the University of Louisiana Monroe, which hosts the annual competition.

August 08, 2023

Sound of Today Marching Band presents 2023 Fall Showcase, Aug. 19

The University of Louisiana Monroe is proud to present the Sound of Today Marching Band at the SOT Band Camp Showcase on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at Malone Stadium on ULM's campus. The showcase is free and open to the public.



This showcase marks the Sound of Today's first performance of the 2023 season and is sure to entertain the audience with their new fall show titled "Queens of Soul". Popular tunes from Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Aretha Franklin and Patti Labelle are featured in the show.

August 02, 2023

Third cohort of Reginald F. Lewis Scholars pinned at Black Male Summit

The third cohort of Reginald F. Lewis Scholars were pinned during the annual Universities of Louisiana Black Male Summit, held in New Orleans on June 21-22, 2023. Two students from each of the nine University of Louisiana System schools were presented as members of the third cohort.

Representing ULM in cohort three are Myles Goldman, a sophomore majoring in History, and Edward Williams, a sophomore majoring in Accounting.

July 31, 2023

Radiologic Technology students and faculty represent ULM at annual meeting

The University of Louisiana Monroe Radiologic Technology students attended and competed in state competitions with several other schools at the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists (LSRT) Annual Conference July 13-15th, 2023.

"This event allows our students to network and grow as student technologists. I am so proud of our students and faculty and for the opportunity to attend this event," said ULM Radiologic Technology program director Brett Bennett.

July 27, 2023

ULM School of VAPA welcomes Winnie Tomeny to art faculty

The School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana Monroe is thrilled to announce the arrival of Professor Winnie Tomeny to its art faculty beginning in August of 2023.

Professor Tomeny will serve as the school's new assistant professor of art in graphic design. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, she comes to ULM bringing special talents not only in her area of teaching graphic design, but as a Chinese culture consultant, which will offer a unique
world-view for her students.

July 26, 2023

Miss ULM Leslie Hobgood finishes in top 3 at Miss Louisiana competition

Miss ULM 2023 Leslie Hobgood finished in the top 3 of the Miss Louisiana competition held in June. Hobgood won the Preliminary Alpha Talent Award, the Preliminary Alpha Evening Gown Award, and the Women in the Arts Award on her way to finishing as 2nd Runner-Up in the field of 27 contestants from across the state.

July 24, 2023

ULM partners with VCOM for STEAM camp at Museum of Natural History

The ULM Museum of Natural History partnered with VCOM to host the 2023 Bayou Discovery STEAM Camp from June 19 - 23. This year's theme was "Marvels of the Human Body." The camp took place inside the ULM Museum of Natural History on the first floor of Hanna Hall and was open to elementary students entering the 4th or 5th grade. Camp sessions were presented by teams of faculty and staff from ULM and the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), which is located on the ULM campus.

July 19, 2023

The Pursuit comes to ULM, Friday, August 11

The Pursuit, ULM's premier kickoff event for the upcoming 2023-2024 athletic season, is set for Friday, August 11 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the program begins at 6:45 p.m. General admission tickets are $50 and reserved tables for eight are $600. ULM/VCOM employee tickets are $30. Tickets are available now at ulm.edu/thepursuit.

July 17, 2023

ULM to host Drum Corps International event July 26

The University of Louisiana Monroe will play host to the Drum Corps International 2023 Summer Tour on Wednesday, July 26 at Malone Stadium. The event will feature musical marching performances by teams from across the U.S. Gates open at 7:00 p.m. and performances begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at https://www.dci.org/events/2023-dci-monroe

July 12, 2023

ULM Foundation receives $50K donation to create the Amy Katherine Lewis Student Award Endowment in Medical Laboratory Science

A $50,000 donation made to the ULM Foundation has established the Amy Katherine Lewis Student Award Endowment in Medical Laboratory Science. The donation was made in memory of Amy Katherine Lewis by her parents Jay and Teri Lewis.

Amy Katherine Lewis was a 2016 graduate of ULM, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science. Glenwood Regional Medical Center hired Amy upon graduation, where she worked in the laboratory until her passing in July 2020.

July 05, 2023

Work of ULM Professor Emeritus Dr. John Carr featured in special issue of Southeastern Naturalist

ULM Professor Emeritus of Biology Dr. John Carr recently served as a co-editor and contributor to a special issue of Southeastern Naturalist, a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary scientific journal with a focus on the southeastern United States. The special issue is titled "Biology and Conservation of Alligator Snapping Turtles (Macrochelys)."

June 29, 2023

ULM Honors Program holds annual banquet

The ULM Honors Program recognized eleven students graduating with honors in the college, three students graduating with honors in the university, and three students who completed all undergraduate requirements and will enter ULM's Pharmacy program.

June 27, 2023

ULM receives historic donation from Lumen Technologies, announces Clarke M. Williams Innovation Campus

Lumen Technologies (NYSE:LUMN) and the University of Louisiana Monroe announced the donation of Lumen's local campus to the university. In a departure from corporations selling their unused real estate after moving to remote or hybrid work, Lumen is gifting its property to the university in alignment with its ongoing commitment to both higher education and the Monroe community.

June 22, 2023

ULM historian contributes to special edition of publication

Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, Associate Director of ULM's School of Humanities and History Program Coordinator, was recently featured in the May 2023 edition of Nova Religio, The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, published by the University of California Press. Anderson's article, entitled "Mississippi River Valley Voodoo: A Living Tradition?" examines the history of the religion and how it has evolved over the years.

June 15, 2023

Kitty DeGree School of Nursing hosts second annual boot camp for high school students

The Kitty DeGree School of Nursing at the University of Louisiana Monroe recently hosted its second annual nursing boot camp for high school students from June 6-9, 2023. The camp hosted 51 campers from all over the state.

Throughout the four-day camp, campers were introduced to a wide range of nursing skills including taking vital signs, caring for different types of patients, starting an IV, and even a simulated surgical environment.

June 09, 2023

ULM Foundation highlights recent donations

During the inaugural Day of Giving on May 17, 2023, the ULM Foundation received over $2.3 million in donations in 24 hours. A portion of those donations came in the form of matching gifts from partner businesses. The ULM Foundation would like to recognize the generosity of these businesses.

June 01, 2023

ULM receives $200K in matching funds from LA Board of Regents

The University of Louisiana Monroe is delighted to share that the Louisiana Board of Regents Sponsored Programs Support Fund has awarded $200,000 in matching funds for three Endowed Superior Graduate Scholarships established within the College of Pharmacy, two First Generation Endowed Scholarships and an Endowed Professorship.

May 30, 2023

ULM Reginald F. Lewis scholar and facilitator study abroad in Paris

During the Spring 2023 semester, members of the ULM Reginald F. Lewis Scholar program had the opportunity to study abroad in Paris, France for a week. Facilitator Tommie Nelson, Retention Coordinator of ULM TRIO Programs, and TRIO Participant Carl Whitlock, ULM Reginald F. Lewis Scholar, along with other RFL Scholars representing each university in the UL System.

May 26, 2023

School of Allied Health students and faculty receive awards at annual luncheon

The School of Allied Health (SOAH) under the College of Health Science (COHS) held its annual Spring 2023 Professional Business Luncheon Networking event and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 4 at Bayou Pointe where a total of 300 people attended which included health science students, healthcare community leaders, and faculty.

May 25, 2023

Bon Aire Piano Bar fundraiser for ULM VAPA to be held June 9

The University of Louisiana Monroe invites the public to join President Ron Berry and Dr. Christine Berry for the first ever Bon Aire Piano Bar, Friday June 9 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. The event will take place at Bon Aire, the home of the ULM President and First Lady, at 4508 Bon Aire Dr. in Monroe. All profits from the evening will benefit the ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts.

May 24, 2023

ULM and community collaborate in the study of history

While many people have heard of and even visited Layton Castle, one of Monroe's most important historical sites, relatively few know that it houses its own archive of documents, some of which are more than two centuries old. Moreover, they are not simply of local interest, but are connected to national trends and events.

On May 2, 2023, in a talk presented by the ULM History program and the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, ULM graduate student Anna Bounds, ULM Professor of History Dr. Roger Carpenter, and co-owner of Layton Castle Pam Parsons Dupuy discussed the research and preservation taking part in connection with the home.

May 23, 2023

ULM Honors Program students present research at annual meeting

The University of Louisiana Monroe Honors Program joined the annual meeting of the Southern Regional Honors Council on March 30-April 1, in Charlotte, NC.

Dr. Joshua Stockley, Director of the ULM Honors Program, was accompanied by four students - Brennan Remington, a senior psychology major; Caitlyn Cullen, a senior political science major; Zy Villanueva, a junior pre-pharmacy major; and Amaya West, a sophomore biology major.

May 22, 2023

ULM announces spring 2023 President's and Dean's Lists

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces the students on the President's and Dean's Lists for the spring 2023 semester.

Eligibility to the President's or Dean's list requires full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 semester hours completed) and the lists are calculated based on G.P.A. hours and term G.P.A.:

President's List: an undergraduate student is required to earn at least a 3.9 grade point average.

Dean's List: an undergraduate student is required to earn at least a 3.5 grade point average.

Graduate or Doctoral Candidates are not eligible for the dean or president's list.

May 19, 2023

ULM raises more than $2 million in 24 hours during its first Day of Giving

The University of Louisiana Monroe raised more than $2 million in just 24 hours as part of its inaugural Day of Giving on May 17. A total of 86 donors raised $2,319,442 for their favorite colleges and sports on the Bayou.

Two of those donors made individual $1 million gifts. These anonymous donors, empowered by the exciting direction of the University, directed their gift to the College of Business & Social Sciences.

May 18, 2023

ULM awards 933 degrees at Spring 2023 commencement ceremonies

University of Louisiana Monroe President Dr. Ronald Berry awarded 933 degrees to 924 individual graduates at the Spring 2023 commencement ceremonies on May 13, 2023. Two ceremonies were held for the four colleges, Arts, Education, and Sciences, Business and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and Pharmacy, plus the Graduate School.

May 17, 2023

ULM's product enters the healthy aging market

Almost five years ago, ULM entered into a licensing arrangement with Oleolive Inc, a private biotechnology company, to develop the marketing and commercialization of Dr. Khalid El Sayed's research on the health benefits of olive oil. Dr. El Sayed's research isolated oleocanthal, a phenolic compound found in trace amounts in olive oil and demonstrated oleocanthal's contribution to the health beneficial properties of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO).

The result is a product that has been branded Oligen.

May 16, 2023

ULM's CCAMPIS program helps build crucial pathways for student-parents

ULM's TRIO programs have been a major part of the success of students for decades. The addition of a program to offset childcare costs has been another contributor to that success. Child Care Access Means Parents In School (CCAMPIS) is a federal grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This program provides financial support to student-parents by assisting them with their childcare payments while enrolled at ULM.

May 15, 2023

ULM School of VAPA to host summer music camps June 7-10

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts will host summer music camps for high school students, from June 7-10, 2023, on the ULM campus. These camps are designed for students to learn and grow as drum majors, percussionists, leaders, and musicians. Students will be instructed by ULM faculty and excellent guest instructors.

May 11, 2023

ULM English class designs new signage for wildlife refuge

English students at the University of Louisiana Monroe designed signage for the nature trail and wildlife pier at Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

The students were in the spring 2023 Environmental and Nature Writing course taught by Patrick Morgan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences. Participating students included Alexa Anders, Paige Hertzler, Melissa Jackson, Karla Robertson, Cade Robinson, Kaylee Sadler, and Adarian Turner.

May 10, 2023

ULM celebrates employees at annual Foundation Awards for Excellence

The University of Louisiana Monroe celebrated the successes of its faculty and staff at the annual Foundation Awards for Excellence on Thursday, May 5, at Bayou Pointe Event Center. The University bestowed emeriti status to one retiring professor, honored five faculty and staff with Awards of Excellence and promoted 19 faculty to full professor, associate professor or tenure.

May 09, 2023

ULM students travel to Dominican Republic for first cross-college service-learning trip

Students and faculty from the four colleges of the University of Louisiana Monroe recently traveled to the Dominican Republic for a service-learning trip from April 8 - 14, 2023. Twenty-seven students and faculty from physical therapy/kinesiology, social work, political science, education, and pharmacy traveled to the Dominican Republic to engage in service learning centered around Abba's House Children's Center, located in the barrio of Cienfuegos, a nonprofit organization that educates, feeds, and provides medical care for 125 children living in extreme poverty. Students were also engaged in various learning and practice experiences related to their specific areas of study in Santiago.

May 08, 2023

ULM offers opportunity to honor graduates with Day of Giving, May 17

The University of Louisiana Monroe is inviting all alumni and friends of the university to participate in a 24-hour Day of Giving on May 17.

May 05, 2023

Keep ULM Beautiful holds cleanup event for Love the Boot Week

On Saturday, April 22, 2023, Keep ULM Beautiful hosted Love the ULM Campus Cleanup as part of Love the Boot Week, Louisiana's largest litter cleanup effort held in conjunction with Earth Week, April 17-23, 2023. Love the Boot Week is organized by Keep Louisiana Beautiful and supported by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor.

May 04, 2023

ULM to host Spring 2023 Commencement May 13 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum

The University of Louisiana Monroe will hold two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 13, 2023. Both ceremonies will be held in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

The university will hold two separate ceremonies to honor the graduates of the four colleges:

9:30 a.m. - College of Business and Social Sciences and College of Pharmacy

1:00 p.m. - College of Arts, Education and Sciences and College of Health Sciences

May 03, 2023

Phi Kappa Phi presents donation to ULM's Emily Williamson Laboratory School

The University of Louisiana Monroe chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, a national collegiate honor society, recently made a donation of books and classroom items to the Emily Williamson Laboratory School on the campus of ULM. Phi Kappa Phi donated over 300 items, including children's books and classroom items, to the school. The items were collected as part of Phi Kappa Phi's Fall 2022 Service Project.

May 02, 2023

ULM Honors Program to hold ribbon cutting for newly renovated Honors Lounge on May 8

The University of Louisiana Monroe Honors Program invites the public to a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly renovated Honors Lounge. The ceremony will be Monday, May 8 at 2:00 p.m. in the Honors Lounge, 105 Strauss Hall, 500 Bayou Drive in Monroe.

May 01, 2023

ULM Rad Tech represents university at state seminar

ULM's Radiologic Technology program students and faculty recently represented the university at the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists (LSRT) Midwinter Seminar in Alexandria, LA on March 11, 2023

April 28, 2023

ULM PREP staff excels at annual conference

The University of Louisiana Monroe PREP staff recently took home first place honors in the original song competition at the annual Southern Regional Orientation Workshop (SROW), held on March 10-12, 2023, at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Fla. The PREP (Preview Registration Enrollment Program) staff consists of 25 students of all majors and is led by Director of Orientation Programs and Special Events Ahmaad Solmone.

April 27, 2023

2nd Annual Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup Awards Luncheon held at ULM's Bayou Pointe with $61,000 in prizes awarded

The Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup hosted its second annual awards luncheon on April 21, 2023, at ULM's Bayou Pointe Event Center. The luncheon was the culmination of the entrepreneurship competition, with $61,000 in prize money awarded to the three top teams, including their faculty advisors, and the winner of the live elevator pitch competition, voted on by attendees of the luncheon.

April 26, 2023

ULM Medical Laboratory Science teams place 1st and 2nd in student bowl at annual bi-state meeting

The University of Louisiana Monroe Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) program recently attended the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science of Louisiana and Mississippi 2023 Bi-State Annual Meeting from March 30 - April 1, 2023. Forty-three MLS students represent ULM at the conference.

April 25, 2023

ULM announces Dr. Nicholas Bratcher as new director of School of Visual and Performing Arts

The University of Louisiana Monroe is proud to announce the hiring of Nicholas Bratcher, DME as the new Director of the School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA). In addition to his administrative duties as Director for the School of VAPA, Dr. Bratcher will serve as the Coordinator for Music, conduct the ULM Wind Ensemble, and teach graduate courses in music education as a tenured Professor of Music.

April 24, 2023

ULM spirit groups make waves at national competitions

The University of Louisiana Monroe Cheer and Hawkline teams recently competed at the national level at separate events in Florida on April 7-8, 2023. The ULM Cheer team took home the championship at The College Classic Nationals Competition in the D2 All Girl Division. ULM Hawkline placed 5th at the National Dance Alliance Competition in the D1A Division.

April 20, 2023

ULM hosts blood drive with LifeShare on April 25

The University of Louisiana Monroe Medical Laboratory Science Society and LifeShare Blood Center join together for a one-day blood drive on Tuesday, April 25 to help save lives.

The blood drive will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Hangar Ballroom A on the second floor of the ULM SUB.

April 19, 2023

ULM to host Spring Fusion dance concert April 28

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts presents the 2023 Spring Fusion dance concert, Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Brown Auditorium, 4001 Desiard St. General admission is $5 per person, ULM students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with ID, and children under 12 are also admitted free.

April 18, 2023

26th Annual ULM Juried Student Art Exhibition at Bry Gallery through May 2

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts presents the 26th Annual ULM Juried Art Exhibition through May 2 at Bry Art Gallery, 4101 Desiard St. in Monroe. Gallery hours are Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Friday 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

April 17, 2023

ULM hosts annual Educators Rising Campus Day

The University of Louisiana Monroe hosted the second annual Educators Rising Campus Day on Thursday, April 6, 2023, in The Hangar on the second floor of the ULM SUB. Over 200 students, administrators, and personnel from eight school districts and 11 partner high schools learned more about being professional educators. Partner school districts in attendance included Caldwell, DeSoto, Franklin, Madison, Monroe City, Morehouse, Ouachita, and Richland.

April 14, 2023

2023 Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup Awards Luncheon Friday, April 21 at ULM's Bayou Pointe

The 2nd Annual Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup Awards Luncheon will be held Friday, April 21 at 11:30 a.m. at. Bayou Pointe Event Center on the ULM campus. Tickets are on sale now for $100 for the general public and $50 for students. Visit www.ulm.edu/pelicancup for ticket and sponsorship information.

April 13, 2023

ULM launches sale of children's book, There's a Bridge on the Bayou, to benefit Centennial Scholars expansion

The University of Louisiana Monroe is proud to announce the release of a hardback version of There's a Bridge on the Bayou, authored by Cindy Foust and illustrated by Srdjan Marjanovic. One hundred percent of profits will benefit the ULM Centennial Scholars program, which provides higher education engagement and exposure opportunities for fourth graders as they grow up and eventually enroll at ULM during the University's 100th anniversary in 2031.

April 12, 2023

ULM School of VAPA to hold two concerts, April 19 & 20

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present two concerts on April 19 and April 20, 2023. The first concert, on Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium, is a joint concert featuring the Concert and Symphonic bands. The second concert, on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium, features the Wind Ensemble. Both concerts are free, non-ticketed events and are open to the public. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. for seating each night.

April 06, 2023

ULM Spring Break April 7-11: University reopens April 12, classes resume April 17

The University of Louisiana Monroe will be closed for Spring Break Friday, April 7, and Monday and Tuesday, April 10-11.

The University reopens Wednesday, April 12. Classes resume on Monday, April 17.

April 05, 2023

ULM Alumni Association hosts 16th Annual Wine Over Water on April 13

The 16th Annual Wine Over Water hosted by the University of Louisiana Monroe Alumni Association is set for 7:00-10:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 13. Established as a signature event at ULM, Wine Over Water will be on the ULM bridge over tranquil Bayou Desiard on Northeast Drive.

April 03, 2023

ULM Radiologic Technology program receives eight-year accreditation

The University of Louisiana Monroe Radiologic Technology program has received eight-year accreditation status from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT.) Eight years is the maximum duration of accreditation awarded by JRCERT.

March 30, 2023

ULM Foundation honors donors at annual Evening of Thanks

The University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation recognized donors and lifetime benefactors at the annual Evening of Thanks event on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, in the Terrace Room on the 7th floor of the ULM Library.

March 28, 2023

ULM TRIO-SSS educates first generation about graduate school opportunities

On Tuesday, February 28, 2023, The University of Louisiana Monroe's TRIO Programs Student Support Services (TRIO-SSS) visited Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss. for a graduate school tour and information session. During the visit, TRIO-SSS participants gained insight of the graduate school admissions process, funding opportunities, and met with faculty from various graduate programs of interest including Public Policy and Administration, Biology, Criminology and Justice Services, Clinical Mental Health, History, and Social Work.

March 23, 2023

ULM to celebrate Super Warhawk Weekend, Mar. 31 - Apr. 2

The University of Louisiana Monroe is set to host Super Warhawk Weekend Friday, March 31 - Sunday, April 2. The weekend will include Warhawk baseball games, a youth football clinic, the annual spring football game, and Night of Champions, a fundraising event for the ULM Athletic Foundation.

March 22, 2023

Warhawk Bundle improves experience for ULM students

In the fall semester of 2022, ULM, in conjunction with Barnes & Noble Education, launched the Warhawk Bundle, a concierge service that allows students to have access to all their course materials before the first day of class at an average savings of 35-50%. Data provided by Barnes & Noble College (BNC) shows that ULM students saved an estimated $628,000 in the fall 2022 semester using Warhawk Bundle.

March 20, 2023

ULM School of VAPA presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Mar. 23-26

The ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts will present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on March 23, 24, 25, at 7:30PM and March 26 at 2:00PM in Brown Auditorium.

Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.

March 17, 2023

ULM School of VAPA hosts Percussion Ensemble concert Mar. 20 and Bayou Steel concert Mar. 24

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present two upcoming concerts. The Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 20 at Biedenharn Recital Hall. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. for seating. The Bayou Steel Spring Concert will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, also at Biedenharn Recital Hall. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for seating. Both concerts are free, non-ticketed events and are open to the public.

March 16, 2023

ULM to install public art sculpture on campus, artist will guest lecture on Mar. 20

The University of Louisiana Monroe invites the public to a guest lecture featuring public artist and sculptor Beth Nybeck. The lecture will take place at 4:00 p.m. Monday, March 20 at the Hangar on the second floor of the ULM SUB and will include a Q & A session. Nybeck will address the importance of public art and speak more about the sculpture she will be creating to be installed on ULM's campus between Sandel Hall and the Hub.

March 15, 2023

ULM student newspaper The Hawkeye earns honors at SEJC

The staff of ULM's student-run newspaper, The Hawkeye, joined student journalists from twenty-two other universities at the Southeast Journalism Conference 2023 on February 9 -11, 2023, at Nicholls State University. The Hawkeye editors attended sessions and participated in on-site competitions over the two-day event.

March 14, 2023

30th Annual High School Jr./Sr. Juried Art Exhibition on display at ULM's Bry Gallery through Mar. 22

The Bry Art Gallery in the ULM Art Program and School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana at Monroe presents the 30th Annual High School Junior/Senior Juried Art Exhibition from February 27 to March 22. Northern Louisiana high school art students were invited to submit to the competition, without fee, artworks from their studio endeavors. These entries were juried by a panel of ULM art faculty members who selected those works that were deemed to exhibit the most creativity and mastery of the chosen medium. Accepted entries are currently being exhibited in the gallery through March 22.

March 13, 2023

ULM to host Spring Fever Concert featuring Jacquees, Mar. 23

The University of Louisiana Monroe Spring Fever 2023 Concert is happening Thursday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. This year's concert features R&B singer Jacquees and special guests Mariah the Scientist and HD4President. Tickets are on sale now at Eventbrite. The cost for ULM students is $10 for general admission and $15 for floor; cost for ULM faculty and staff is $15 for general admission and $20 for floor; cost for the general public is $30 for general admission and $35 for floor.

March 10, 2023

ULM history professor Ralph Brown publishes article in Louisiana History journal

ULM history professor Dr. Ralph W. Brown, III recently published an article in Louisiana History, the journal of The Louisiana Historical Association. The article, entitled "Lyndon B. Johnson's War with the Shreveport Newspapers" was featured in the Fall 2022 edition of Louisiana History. A photo relating to Brown's article was featured on the cover.

March 08, 2023

ULM VAPA prepares annual Brass Day for Mar. 21

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts announces Brass Day 2023 on March 21, 2023. This free event for all middle and high school brass musicians will consist of brass ensemble playing, recitals, and clinics. ULM Brass Day 2023 will conclude with a performance at 7:30 P.M. that will feature guest artist Max Ignas and the ULM Brass Faculty. This performance is free and open to the public.

March 07, 2023

ULM hosts Louisiana Political Science Association annual meeting

The University of Louisiana Monroe proudly hosted the annual meeting of the Louisiana Political Science Association on Friday, February 3, in the 6th floor Conference Room of the University Library. Participants from throughout the state presented original research on a variety of topics, including International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics, and Public Administration. Presenters included undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty members from several different Louisiana universities and programs, including ULM Political Science.

March 01, 2023

ULM Mock Trial Team returns to ORCS

After a 2-year absence during COVID, the ULM Mock Trial Maroon team has advanced to the Opening Round Championship Series (ORCS,) the second round of the American Mock Trial Association's national tournament. The team secured their spot in the ORCS after earning the second-highest team ranking at the Houston Regional Tournament from February 17-19.

February 28, 2023

ULM Criminal Defense Training Academy setting the foundation for all

Since its creation in July 2022, by State Senator Katrina Jackson, the ULM Criminal Defense Training Academy (CDTA) alongside the Louisiana Public Defenders Board (LPDB) has taught public defenders, investigators, social workers, and students all over the state on subjects important to the justice system. These subjects have included direct and cross-examination, obtaining records, initial interviewing, and voir dire.

February 27, 2023

Dr. Stephen Peters delivers keynote at ULM Black History Program

Nationally renowned author, speaker, and educator Dr. Stephen Peters delivered the keynote address at ULM's annual Black History Program on February 24. Peters' speech highlighted the importance of education and literacy in his personal story, and also black history in America.

"We're here to honor the humanity, the hard work, the blood, sweat, and tears of people who went before us who didn't think about themselves first; they thought about society," said Peters.

February 24, 2023

Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup awards luncheon set for Apr. 21, sponsorships now available

The 2nd Annual Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup Awards Luncheon will be held Friday, April 21 at 11:30 a.m. at. Bayou Pointe Event Center on the ULM campus. Tickets are on sale now for $100 for the general public and $50 for students. Sponsorship packages are also available for individuals or businesses. Visit www.ulm.edu/pelicancup for ticket and sponsorship information.

February 23, 2023

ULM Biology and Art Departments join with Ouachita Parish Public Library for Drawn To Biology reception Mar. 2

The University of Louisiana Monroe invites the public to a reception celebrating the Drawn to Biology exhibit on Thursday, March 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sterlington Memorial Branch of the Ouachita Parish Public Library, 305 Keystone Rd. in Sterlington.

Drawn to Biology is a collection of artworks created by ULM Biology students under the guidance of ULM Art students. Attendees of the reception can meet some of the student artists and hear from the professors behind the collaboration. Drawn to Biology is on loan from the ULM Museum of Natural History and is on display at the Sterlington Memorial Branch of the library through April 28, where it may be viewed during regular library hours.

February 17, 2023

ULM to close for Mardi Gras break, Feb. 18-21

The University of Louisiana Monroe will close for Mardi Gras break Monday, February 20 and Tuesday, February 21. Offices will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22. Classes will also resume on Wednesday, February 22.

February 16, 2023

ULM to host Construction Management Open House and Sky Breakers Drone Workshop events on Mar. 4

The University of Louisiana Monroe College of Business and Social Sciences will hold two events on campus, Saturday, March 4.

The School of Construction Management Open House will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Construction Management Building, 513 Filhiol Ave. in Monroe. All prospective high school and transfer students are invited to attend.

The Sky Breakers Drone Workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hemphill Hall, 3810 Northeast Dr. in Monroe. All high school and middle school students are invited to learn more about drones from ULM's own Unmanned Aircraft Systems Management professors. The workshop is free to the public.

February 15, 2023

ULM's Black History Month Program to be held Feb. 24

The University of Louisiana Monroe Cultural Diversity Council and the Office of International Student Programs and Cultural Affairs present "A Black History Program" at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 24, at Bayou Pointe Event Center.



The program will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Stephen Peters. Peters has spent 37+ years in the education realm as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, director of secondary education, and superintendent. Most of his experiences have been in schools with significant, quick growth, resulting in both national and state blue-ribbon distinction.

February 09, 2023

ULM Wind Ensemble presents "Fidus Achates," Feb. 13

The ULM Wind Ensemble will present a concert entitled "Fidus Achates," on Monday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium on the ULM campus. The concert is free and open to the public. "Fidus Achates" translates to "Faithful Friend." The concert includes music for soloists and chamber ensembles.

February 08, 2023

ULM Foundation presents An Evening with Dr. Lynn L. LeBlanc, Feb. 16

The ULM Foundation presents "An Evening with Dr. Lynn L. LeBlanc" Thursday, February 16 at 6:00 p.m. in Biedenharn Recital Hall on the ULM campus. Dr. LeBlanc is Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Sciences and was integral to the program at ULM for decades. ULM is the only university in Louisiana with an Atmospheric Sciences program. Dr. LeBlanc will share the history of the program at ULM and how it evolved over the years.

February 06, 2023

ULM's Stockley appointed to national Diversity and Inclusion Committee

ULM Honors Program Director, Dr. Joshua Stockley, has been appointed to serve on the National Collegiate Honors Council's Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee develops strategies to increase diversity within NCHC and its member institutions, to develop programming for the annual conference and seminars throughout the year, and to produce research and scholarly publications.

February 02, 2023

ULM to host free FAFSA Open House on Feb. 7

The University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting a free event to help high school and transfer students fill out their FAFSA applications. Students are encouraged to come to the lobby of ULM's Sandel Hall, 4020 Northeast Dr. in Monroe, on Tuesday, February 7 any time between 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Staff from ULM's Recruitment and Financial Aid departments will be on hand to help students navigate the form.

February 01, 2023

ULM School of VAPA presents A Streetcar Named Desire, Feb. 8-11

The School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) at the University of Louisiana Monroe, will present Tennessee Williams' classic play, A Streetcar Named Desire on February 8, 9, 10, and 11 at 7:30 pm, in the Spyker Theater, behind Brown Auditorium on the ULM campus. The play, set in New Orleans, features an all-student cast of ULM theatre students.

February 01, 2023

ULM welcomes new Director of Athletics John Hartwell at press conference

The University of Louisiana Monroe officially welcomed newly hired Director of Athletics John Hartwell to campus at a press conference on Monday, January 30. Hartwell comes to ULM after having served as Director of Athletics at Utah State University and ULM's Sun Belt Conference rival Troy University.

"We are truly privileged to be able to announce John Hartwell as our new Director of Athletics," said ULM President Dr. Ron Berry.

January 27, 2023

ULM unveils William D. Hoover School of Accounting, Financial, and Information Services

The University of Louisiana Monroe held a ceremony on January 24, 2023 to unveil installations that will commemorate the William D. Hoover School of Accounting, Financial, and Information Services. The school is housed in the College of Business and Social Sciences, located in Hemphill Hall.

Members of the Hoover family were on hand to honor the legacy of Mr. Hoover and the contributions he made to ULM and the local business community.

January 26, 2023

John Hartwell named ULM Director of Athletics

The University of Louisiana Monroe has named John Hartwell as the new Director of Athletics. Hartwell previously served as the Director of Athletics at Utah State University and Troy University.

A press conference is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Monday, January 30 on the seventh floor of the ULM Library.

January 24, 2023

ULM's Tresner receives residency and grant award

Cliff Tresner, an Associate Professor of Art at ULM, has recently been accepted to the prestigious Vermont Studio Center for a three-week residency in May-June 2023.

A panel of jurors chose Mr. Tresner from a very competitive pool of applicants after reviewing his impressive portfolio of artwork. Mr. Tresner was also given a grant award of $6,750.

January 23, 2023

Athletic Director candidate to visit ULM campus

ULM will host an open forum for Athletic Director candidate John Hartwell on Tuesday, January 24 at 3:00 p.m. in The Terrace, ULM Library, 7th floor.

Faculty, staff, students and the greater Monroe community are invited to the forum to meet Hartwell.

January 23, 2023

ULM partners with LifeShare for blood drive, Jan. 25-26

The University of Louisiana Monroe Medical Laboratory Science Society and LifeShare Blood Center join together for a two-day blood drive to help save lives.



The LifeShare donor bus will be in the Warhawk Circle from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, January 25 and Wednesday, January 26.

January 19, 2023

ULM launches new virtual campus tour to compel prospective students

The University of Louisiana Monroe unveiled its newly developed interactive recruitment tool on January 19. The new virtual campus tour supports ULM Recruitment in giving students a new, easy way to access the campus. One feature of this new experience is an interactive map that will be useful for current students as well.

To take the tour, visit https://bit.ly/explore-ulm.

January 18, 2023

ULM's Bry Gallery hosts exhibit by Keldrick Dunn

The ULM Art Program and Bry Gallery are currently hosting an exhibition of works titled "Wrld Keeps Turnin" by Minden artist Keldrick Dunn. The exhibition runs from January 18th through February 15th. An artist's talk will be given on Wednesday, February 15th in Sandel 236 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception following in Bry Gallery.

January 13, 2023

Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup now accepting applications for 2023 competition

The Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup is now accepting applications for the 2023 competition. This event is the premier academic business plan competition for the state of Louisiana. Applications can be submitted at www.ulm.edu/pelicancup. The deadline for applications is February 26.

January 12, 2023

ULM Master of Occupational Therapy Program receives 10 year accreditation

The University of Louisiana Monroe Master of Occupational Therapy Program was recently granted full accreditation by the Accreditation Council on Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) during its December 2022 meeting. The accreditation comes after a year-long self-study process and an on-site review by ACOTE in August 2022. The ULM MOT program received the maximum accreditation level of 10 years, indicating that the program showed "no areas of noncompliance" and "demonstrated exceptional educational quality."

January 11, 2023

ULM receives over $2.5 million in federal funding for projects

The University of Louisiana Monroe has received approval for federal funding for two projects that will make a positive impact for citizens of Louisiana. The amount for both projects totals $2,505,000, which will be funded by the Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill recently passed in the U.S. House and Senate. The projects were supported by Louisiana's federal legislators after originating in the form of Community Project Funding (CPF) requests.

January 10, 2023

ULM VAPA to host first annual Louisiana Horn Day on January 21

On Saturday, January 21, the ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts will host the First Annual Louisiana Horn Day. This free event will include performances, masterclasses, and exhibits dedicated to the horn and horn playing.

The Guest Artist and Clinician will be Brett Hodge, Principal Horn of the Omaha Symphony and Third Horn of the Grant Park Music Festival. Exhibits will be provided by Houghton Horns of Keller, Texas.

January 09, 2023

ULM to support Salvation Army on MLK Day of Service

The University of Louisiana Monroe will take part in the annual MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 16. ULM invites faculty, staff, students, and community partners to the ULM Activity Center from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. to assist in sorting and packaging donations made to The Salvation Army of NELA.

January 06, 2023

ULM to honor Coach Lou St. Amant with baseball field naming, celebratory event on January 20

The University of Louisiana Monroe baseball program will honor the lifetime achievements of legendary Coach Lou St. Amant at a celebratory event at 6:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 at Bayou Pointe Event Center.

January 05, 2023

ULM Honors Program attends National Collegiate Honors Council meeting

The University of Louisiana Monroe Honors Program attended the annual meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council in Dallas, TX from November 2-6. Dr. Joshua Stockley, Director of the ULM Honors Program, was joined by six students - Caitlyn Cullen (Senior, Political Science), Grace Gunder (Senior, Biology), Jodi Bourgeois (Senior, Pre-Pharmacy), George Khawas (Freshman, Computer Science), Beau Benoit (Junior, Toxicology), and Tristan Sonnier (Senior, Medical Lab Sciences).

January 04, 2023

ULM biology student awarded research grant

ULM Biology undergraduate Subash Sapkota was awarded a research grant from the Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) National Biological Honor Society. Sapkota, a native of Nepal, is a double major in Biology and Mathematics at ULM and is a member of the ULM Honors Program.


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