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November 23, 2020

Kitty DeGree School of Nursing BSN, MSN reaccredited through 2030

The Kitty Degree School of Nursing at the University of Louisiana Monroe has received 10-year reaccreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for its undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the graduate Master of Science in Nursing programs.

November 20, 2020

Ancient Rome: ULM's Monica Bontty separates fact from fiction

University of Louisiana Monroe Professor of History Monica Bontty, Ph.D., departs from her passion for all things Egyptian to cast a speculative eye on common perceptions and misconceptions in her latest book, "Ancient Rome: Facts and Fictions" (ABC-CLIO, 2020).

November 18, 2020

ULM English class writes grant awarded to Library Special Collections & Archives

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) have approved a grant proposal written by students in the English professional writing class of Patrick Morgan, Ph.D., at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

November 17, 2020

ULM podcast 'Ace on Air' soars on streaming platforms

The University of Louisiana Monroe Office of Marketing and Communication's has launched a new podcast series called "Ace on Air." The podcast focuses on campus and community topics while spotlighting alumni, students, faculty, and staff.

November 16, 2020

Accounting faculty receive award for article

Three faculty members and one graduate assistant in the College of Business and Social Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe received the 2020 KPMG Outstanding Published Manuscript Award by the American Accounting Association.

November 16, 2020

Saturday's ULM-Tech game canceled

The University of Louisiana Monroe's neutral site football game against Louisiana Tech, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21 in Shreveport, has been canceled due to continuing COVID-19 concerns within the Warhawk program.

November 16, 2020

Guts and glory: ULM Health Sciences teams take state anatomy/physiology tournament

Three student teams from the College of Health Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe dominated the Louisiana Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) and Anatomage Virtual Collegiate Anatomy and Physiology Tournament.

November 11, 2020

ULM Veterans Appreciation Ceremony honors campus veterans and active-duty military

On an unseasonably warm November afternoon, the University of Louisiana Monroe held a Veterans Appreciation Ceremony at Scott Plaza. ULM students, faculty, and staff who are veterans or active-duty military were recognized on Veterans Day.

November 10, 2020

ULM joins FAA initiative to meet growing demand for graduates in drone technology, management

An agreement between the University of Louisiana Monroe and the Federal Aviation Administration commits the university to develop students skilled enough in drone technology to be ready for the workforce upon graduation.

November 09, 2020

Blackhawk lands at ULM, transports ROTC cadets to training at Fort Polk

A Blackhawk helicopter landed Friday morning behind Malone Stadium to pick up a special group of University of Louisiana Monroe, Louisiana Tech, and Grambling students.

The U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were delivered to Fort Polk, La., for a weekend of training exercises. It was the first time a Blackhawk landed on campus to transport ROTC students.

November 05, 2020

La. Cancer Foundation donates $10K for breast cancer research by ULM's Dr. Paul Sylvester

The Louisiana Cancer Foundation (LCF) added another $10,000 donation for the continuing research by Paul Sylvester, Ph.D., of the University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy. Since 2005, LCF has contributed $137,500 to Sylvester's breast cancer research.

November 04, 2020

ULM renames child development center the Emily Williamson Laboratory School

The University of Louisiana Monroe held a ceremony on Oct. 29 to officially rename the ULM Child Development Center the Emily Williamson Laboratory School. Williamson was director of the center for 16 years, from 2003 until her death in October 2019.

November 04, 2020

ULM to honor campus veterans and active duty military at Veterans Appreciation Ceremony Nov. 11

The University of Louisiana Monroe will host its annual ULM Veterans Day Appreciation Ceremony at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at the ULM Library overhang at Scott Plaza.

President Dr. Ron Berry will recognize ULM students, faculty, and staff who are U.S. veterans or on active duty.

November 03, 2020

ULM Summer/Fall Commencement Ceremonies planned for Dec. 19: ceremonies held by college

The University of Louisiana Monroe will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Fant Ewing Coliseum. Due to state regulations on the number of people who can be in the coliseum at one time, separate ceremonies for each college will be held throughout the day.

The schedule is: 8 a.m. - College of Arts, Education, and Sciences; 11 a.m. - College of Business and Social Sciences; 3 p.m. - College of Health Sciences; and 6 p.m. - College of Pharmacy. Graduate students will participate with their academic colleges during these time periods.

October 30, 2020

ULM School of Education instructor Molly Hill authors grant awarded to OPSO

The Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) recently approved a grant proposal written by University of Louisiana Monroe School of Education instructor Molly Hill.

October 28, 2020

ULM a key partner in development of new King Springs bottled water company in West Monroe

After two years of hard work, millions of dollars of investment, and tons of safety and regulatory hurdles, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to open the first bottled water company in Ouachita Parish, King Springs (www.kingspringsla.com).

The University of Louisiana Monroe played a significant role in the development and completion of this project.

October 27, 2020

VAPA presents "The Old Maid and the Thief" and "Gallantry" live on YouTube Thursday, Friday

At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29 and Friday, Oct. 30, VAPA will present "The Old Maid and the Thief" and "Gallantry" which will be streamed live on the VAPA YouTube channel (search for ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts on YouTube).

October 26, 2020

ULM MLS Society hosting bone marrow drive on campus

The University of Louisiana Monroe Medical Laboratory Science Society is collaborating with Be The Match® to host a bone marrow drive on campus through Nov. 21.

October 22, 2020

UL System approves Dr. Valerie Fields ULM's first female vice president

The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System approved Valerie S. Fields, Ed.D., vice president for Student Affairs at the University of Louisiana Monroe at the Oct. 23, 2020, board meeting.

October 21, 2020

Battle of the Bayou Blood Drive set for Oct. 28-29

To help alleviate a critical shortage of blood and blood products, the University of Louisiana Monroe, ULM Medical Laboratory Science and LifeShare Blood Center is having the Battle of the Bayou Blood Drive from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28 and Thursday, Oct. 29.

October 19, 2020

ULM Online program, degrees earn top rankings for fall 2020

ULM Online has received outstanding recognition in the latest release of fall 2020 rankings. The rankings are for ULM Online as a whole and specific degrees. ULM Online offers 33 degree programs in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.

October 19, 2020

ULM Gerontology hosts Zoom Conference on Disability Advocacy, 1:30-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22

The ULM Gerontology Program is observing National Disability Employment Awareness Month with the third Conference on Disability Advocacy from 1:30-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 via Zoom.

October 08, 2020

ULM to remain open Friday, Oct. 9

The University of Louisiana Monroe will remain open Friday, Oct. 9, while monitoring Hurricane Delta. University offices and classes will keep regular hours of 7:30-11:30 a.m.

October 07, 2020

ULM Community Supply Drive collecting items for McNeese hurricane recovery

The University of Louisiana Monroe is conducting a Community Supply Drive to gather much-needed items for McNeese State University in Lake Charles, which was severely impacted by Hurricane Laura in August.

October 06, 2020

Radiologic Technology faculty, student receive top awards from LSRT

The Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists gave its highest honors to University of Louisiana Monroe Director of Radiologic Technology Brett Bennett and former student and recent graduate Lauren Brumfield.

October 02, 2020

ULM receives DRA grant over $1 million for workforce development program

The University of Louisiana Monroe has received a grant over $1 million as part of the federal government's Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC) initiative.

September 29, 2020

ULM enrollment increases by 187 students for fall 2020

Although COVID-19 presented many challenges to the start of the fall semester, the University of Louisiana Monroe is proud to announce an increase in enrollment. With a total enrollment of 8,676 for fall 2020, ULM increased its fall enrollment by 187 students over fall 2019.

September 29, 2020

Don Simpson, Ph.D., returns to NELA as new dean of ULM College of Health Sciences

The last place Donald "Don" Simpson, Ph.D., imagined he'd be on a hot day in late August was standing on the roof of the home of people he did not know. The new dean of the University of Louisiana Monroe College of Health Sciences, high-powered leaf-blower in hand, removed limbs and debris from an elderly couple's house after Hurricane Laura hammered northeast Louisiana.

September 29, 2020

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

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Construction Management received one of its most generous donations to date from the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors and Contractor's Educational Trust Fund with a check for $250,000 presented to the ULM Foundation on Sept. 24.

September 29, 2020

ULM Announces 'Together We Rise' Homecoming Week events

The University of Louisiana Monroe Homecoming Week 2020 features the theme, "Together We Rise." Events and activities will continue Wednesday-Saturday.

September 25, 2020

Free COVID-19 testing at ULM for campus and community Sept. 28-Oct. 2

Free COVID-19 testing is available Monday, Sept. 28-Friday, Oct. 2, at the University of Louisiana Monroe. Testing is available for ULM students, faculty, staff, and Louisiana residents ages 5 and up.

September 24, 2020

ULM's 36th Annual University Mile is Wednesday, Sept. 30

The 36th Annual University Mile run/walk will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 5:30 p.m. This is a 1-mile race through the University of Louisiana Monroe campus. The race will start at Hemphill Hall and end at the Activity Center. Maps are available upon request.

September 22, 2020

ULM a Best National University for 5th year, ranks in Social Mobility for 2nd year

For the fifth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report recognized the University of Louisiana Monroe as a Best National University in the 2021 U.S. News Best Colleges report released in September.

September 21, 2020

ULM Gerontology collaborates with Alzheimer's Association for national webinar series beginning Sept. 24

The University of Louisiana Monroe Gerontology Program is offering a four-part national educational webinar series on Alzheimer's disease, in collaboration with and sponsored by the Louisiana Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

September 21, 2020

ULM, LDCC to sign MOU Tuesday for 'Bridging the Bayou' program

On Sept. 4, 2020, the University of Louisiana Monroe and Louisiana Delta Community College were granted approval by the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors to enter into a partnership to offer a bridge program for LDCC students wishing to transfer to ULM.

"Bridging the Bayou" is a partnership between ULM and LDCC to expand college student access and preparation of students with a streamlined transfer process into a baccalaureate program at ULM.

September 18, 2020

Dr. Herbert Bryant, Professor of English, 1973-2006, passes at 89

Herbert Bryant, born August 15, 1931 in Augusta, Georgia, passed away quietly at home in Monroe, Louisiana on September 6, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Marilea; son, Bert Bryant and wife, Denise; daughter, Caroline Baker and husband, Tim; granddaughter Leslie Delozier; great granddaughter Riley Delozier; and brother, Van Glover.

September 17, 2020

ULM receives EPA grant to study local environment

University of Louisiana Monroe Professor of Biology Joydeep Bhattacharjee, Ph.D., has been awarded an EPA - Environmental Education Grant. The $133,720 will address local environmental issues through educational activities and stewardship using action-oriented research.

September 11, 2020

Berrys announce the establishment of the ULM Opportunity Fund

On his first day as President of the University of Louisiana Monroe, Dr. Ronald Berry, joined by his wife, Dr. Christine Berry, will hold a press conference to announce their establishment of the ULM Opportunity Fund, to be administered by the ULM Foundation.

September 10, 2020

2020 Fall Career Month

The 2020 Fall Career Month is near and it's time for you to register! The ULM Career Center host the all majors fair every semester for current ULM Students and Alumni. Though Covid-19 has caused us to social distance, Handshake has provided the Virtual Career Fair Experience to ensure you all have an opportunity to explore possible careers and be recruited.

September 09, 2020

Compete LA Academy offers innovative approach for adults ready to complete their degrees

BATON ROUGE, LA - Compete Louisiana (Compete LA), a statewide college completion initiative powered by the University of Louisiana System, is announcing the launch of Compete LA Academy. This ambitious new program is designed to help adults who have stopped out of university return and earn their degrees.

September 08, 2020

Dr. Ronald Berry named 9th president of the University of Louisiana Monroe

MONROE, LA - On Sept. 3, 2020, after a long day of interviews with the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors in Baton Rouge, Ronald Berry, D.B.A., was announced as the ninth president of the University of Louisiana Monroe.

August 30, 2020

ULM to remain closed for the week of Aug. 31, 2020 through Sept. 4, 2020

ULM to remain closed for the week of Aug. 31, 2020 through Sept. 4, 2020

August 26, 2020

ULM to close Thursday, August 27 due to Hurricane Laura

ULM to close Thursday, August 27 due to Hurricane Laura

August 26, 2020

School of Allied Health names first recipient of Outstanding Faculty Award - Recognition of Excellence

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Allied Health (SOAH) under the College of Health Sciences (CHS) is pleased to announce the new Outstanding Faculty Award--Recognition of Excellence. This annual award recognizes the successes and outstanding work of a full-time faculty member.

August 21, 2020

UL System advances finalists for ULM presidency

The University of Louisiana Monroe Presidential Search Committee selected three finalists to present to the full Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System for consideration.
The finalists are:
Katrice Albert, Executive Vice President, S2A Solutions
Ronald Berry, Dean, College of Business and Social Sciences, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Jeannine Kahn, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Louisiana System

August 19, 2020

ULM announces passing of Director of Bands Emeritus Jack White

University of Louisiana Monroe Director of Bands Emeritus Jack White died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2020, at the age of 84. White retired from ULM after 21 years.

August 14, 2020

SUB reopens as Warhawks return to campus

August 13, 2020

ULM faculty share how pandemic affects them personally, professionally

Five University of Louisiana Monroe faculty members were asked to share how the pandemic has affected them personally and professionally. Their responses are thoughtful and thought-provoking.

August 12, 2020

Myra Lovett named Impact Academy fellow with Deans for Impact

Deans for Impact has named Myra Lovett, Ed.D., of the University of Louisiana Monroe, a 2020 Impact Academy fellow.

August 07, 2020

Fall 2020 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

August 06, 2020

VanHoose, Jones leading development of ULM Doctor of Physical Therapy program

After a delay in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of Louisiana Monroe, the program is on track to accept its first class in 2022.
Leading the DPT program through the accreditation process, curriculum development, and welcoming the inaugural class are two experts in the field of functional mobility, health disparities, and rural health, Lisa VanHoose, Ph.D., MPH, PT, and Ashanti Jones, DPT, PT.

August 05, 2020

ULM seeking adjunct instructors for fall semester

To accommodate more students, ULM is seeking qualified instructors to teach courses in English, math, history, biology, and communications. Qualified candidates must have a master's degree.

August 04, 2020

VAPA's James Boldin named editor of international journal

James Boldin, D.M.A., Associate Professor of Music in the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts, has been appointed publications editor for the International Horn Society. Boldin's appointment is the result of an international search.

July 30, 2020

Music in the air: Sean O'Pry returns to direct Sound of Today

The ULM Sound of Today (SOT) Marching Band practices for days preparing for the fall football season. It's August in Louisiana and feels like you're wrapped in a hot, wet, wool blanket - a sweltering mix of high humidity and even higher temps.
Sean O'Pry remembers those hours of SOT practice and will soon be back on the field. Instead of leading the band as drum major, he'll be leading it as the director.

July 28, 2020

Delta Dental $20K grant provides PPE for students, equipment for Dental Hygiene program

The Dental Hygiene program at the University of Louisiana Monroe will purchase additional personal protective equipment - commonly known as PPE - thanks to a $20,000 grant from Delta Dental Community Care Foundation.
Jordan Anderson, Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene in the School of Allied Health, College of Health Sciences, secured the relief grant, which provides unrestricted funds to organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 23, 2020

ULM partners with LSU to deliver STEM education program to Northeast Louisiana

The University of Louisiana Monroe has partnered with the LSU Gordon A. Cain Center and McNeese State University to create the Louisiana STEM Pathways Consortium. The consortium allows for the delivery of the LaSTEM Pathways curricula, teacher training, and student certification across Louisiana.

July 21, 2020

Longtime ULM Physical Plant employees have combined 197 years on the job

Five employees of the ULM Physical Plant have a combined 197 years of keeping the engines running, the grounds meticulously trimmed, and the lights on. These dedicated and friendly men humbly shared a bit about their work at ULM, and their lives off-campus.

July 17, 2020

TRIO Programs assists student-parents with childcare costs through CCAMPIS

In 2018, Congress tripled federal funding for student-parents, and that year the University of Louisiana Monroe received its first Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant of more than $122,000.
Thanks to this grant and other federal funding, childcare assistance is available to eligible student-parents through the university's TRIO Programs.

July 16, 2020

Sandel Hall open 'Late 'til 8' on Tuesdays to help students

Sandel Hall's "Late 'til 8" hours are 5-8 p.m. on Tuesdays, July 21-Aug. 11. Representatives from the offices of Admissions, Scholarships, Financial Aid, Student Success Center, and Registrar will be on hand to help new and returning students make sure they are all set for Fall 2020.

July 15, 2020

ULM announces Fall 2020 course delivery methods, COVID-19 safety measures

As the University of Louisiana Monroe prepares to welcome students for the Fall 2020 semester, information is being provided regarding course delivery methods and safety measures implemented in response to COVID-19.

July 14, 2020

ULM postpones Spring/Summer 2020 Commencement due to COVID-19, new limits on gatherings

The unexpected summer outbreak of COVID-19 and additional orders by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards to curb the spread of the virus, led the University of Louisiana Monroe to postpone the Spring/Summer 2020 Commencement Ceremony set for Aug. 8, 2020.

July 08, 2020

ULM Foundation announces Dean Van McGraw Endowed Scholarship

Growing up on a rural Louisiana farm where his father worked as manager, Van McGraw believed education and hard work would open opportunities for his life.

July 07, 2020

ULM's Mkay Bonner, Ph.D., receives 2020 Psychology in the Public Interest Award

University of Louisiana Monroe Associate Professor Mkay Bonner, Ph.D., Licensed Industrial Organizational Psychologist, has received the Louisiana Psychological Association 2020 Psychology in the Public Interest award.

July 02, 2020

ULM's Schulze Dining Hall, Starbucks now open

Schulze Dining Hall and Starbucks at the University of Louisiana Monroe reopened on Monday, July 6, 2020. Food services are operated by Aramark, which is under Level 2 state guidelines for social distancing, which asks for 6 feet of separation between guests, and face masks are recommended.

July 02, 2020

Camile Currier retires after over 50 years at ULM

Camile Currier, Vice President of Student Affairs, retired from the University of Louisiana Monroe on June 30, 2020, after devoting more than 50 years to ULM, beginning as a student in 1969.

July 02, 2020

Residential Life preparing for fall 2020 move-in

Congratulations on becoming a member of the Residential Life community at ULM! The staff in Residential Life are busy planning for fall move-in and we will provide you additional move-in information in a letter to be mailed to your home around August 1st.

June 30, 2020

President Dr. Nick J. Bruno retires June 30 after serving the university and community for nearly 10 years

Today, June 30, 2020, University of Louisiana Monroe President Nick J. Bruno, Ph.D., and First Lady Linda, leave those titles behind as they end an almost 10-year chapter of their lives and begin a new one in retirement.

June 24, 2020

ULM President's Academy for high school students set for Aug. 3-5

The University of Louisiana Monroe President's Academy is a distinguished program for a select group of only 65 highly motivated high school students.

June 10, 2020

Returning to campus

Safety protocols implemented for a safe reopening of campus

June 15, 2020

ULM 'Together We Walk' campus walk is 7 p.m. Wednesday; community invited

The University of Louisiana Monroe Campus Activities Board and Office of Student Life and Leadership are having a campus walk, "Together We Walk," beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17.

June 15, 2020

ULM Gerontology, LDH webinars on COVID-19/mental health begin Wednesday

The University of Louisiana Monroe's Gerontology Program and the Louisiana Department of Health are presenting a COVID-19 mental/behavioral health webinar via Zoom from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17.

June 12, 2020

Ace's Place: Students in 'war room' have answers to callers' questions

"The phones are ringing off the hook!" is what's going on in the "war room" at Ace's Place in Sandel Hall. Student workers are answering the phones Monday through Friday, fielding hundreds of calls a week, mainly from other students needing help.

June 12, 2020

ULM Alumni Association: Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Louisiana Monroe Alumni Association sends letter to Interim President Edwin Litolff, Ph.D., on "Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion."

June 11, 2020

Alumna Valerie Fields named Interim VP of Student Affairs

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces the appointment of Valerie Fields, Ed.D., as the Interim Vice President of Student Affairs. Her appointment as vice president will be confirmed at the June 25 meeting of the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors.

June 11, 2020

President's and Dean's List for Spring 2020

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces the Spring 2020 President's and Dean's List for academic achievement.

June 08, 2020

University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Forum Tuesday at ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum

The University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting a University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Forum from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
The university invites students, faculty, staff, and the public to attend and share ideas on how to accelerate diversity and inclusion at the university.

June 02, 2020

ULM condemns racism, embraces diversity

The University of Louisiana Monroe issued a statement today, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, condemning racism and embracing diversity, one of the university's core values. The statement was sent to ULM students, faculty and staff via email. The statement follows.

June 01, 2020

RMI student Milan Arpino awarded national scholarship

University of Louisiana Monroe student Milan Arpino, a junior majoring in Risk Management and Insurance in the College of Business and Social Sciences, was recently awarded a prestigious national scholarship by the WSIA Education Foundation for $5,000 for the 2020-2021 academic year.

May 28, 2020

English major Taylor Barclay awarded honors society internship

University of Louisiana Monroe English major Taylor Barclay, of Bossier City, has been awarded a $1,500 Summer Internship Stipend from Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honors Society.

May 27, 2020

ULM Online No. 1 in 'Best Online Colleges' in La., programs receive high rankings

The University of Louisiana Monroe's ULM Online continuously ranks among the best in the nation - and this year ranks No. 1 in Best Online Colleges in Louisiana for 2020 by Value Colleges.

May 26, 2020

Jeffrey Anderson receives esteemed Fulbright Scholarship

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces Jeffrey Anderson, Ph.D., has received an esteemed Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to teach American History in Slovakia in fall 2020 and spring 2021.

May 22, 2020

Will Rogers receives prestigious ATLAS grant for Chaucer study

University of Louisiana Monroe Assistant Professor of English Will Rogers, Ph.D., has received a prestigious ATLAS grant - Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars - from the Louisiana Board of Regents.

The grant will support Rogers' completion of his study, "Haunted Chaucer: Trauma and Narrative in the 'Canterbury Tales.'"

May 21, 2020

College of Arts, Education, and Sciences holds virtual Spring Awards Ceremony

The University of Louisiana Monroe College of Arts, Education, and Sciences (CAES) recognized outstanding students in its annual Awards Convocation on April 28, 2020, -- pandemic restrictions notwithstanding. Instead of the traditional assembly in Biedenharn Recital Hall, faculty and students gathered in virtual space, joining a Zoom ceremony for each of the four schools in the college.

May 21, 2020

ULM celebrates 45 years of travel abroad

Study abroad is an experience that significantly enriches a student's academic journey. With the global society and workforce of today, students are required to have cultural competency skills that education abroad can provide.

May 21, 2020

ULM Foundation announces $1.2 million in new endowed professorships, scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of donors and the Louisiana Board of Regents, the University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation announces $1.2 million in new endowed professorships and scholarships.

May 19, 2020

7 semifinalists advance in ULM presidential search

The University of Louisiana Monroe Presidential Search Committee selected seven semifinalists to interview for the school's top post.

May 18, 2020

ULM celebrates largest graduating class in its history with Virtual Recognition Ceremony

In his final commencement address Saturday, retiring University of Louisiana Monroe President Nick J. Bruno, Ph.D., announced the Spring 2020 class overcame the challenges of a semester disrupted by coronavirus to set an institutional record.
 
"The grand total of 1,027 degrees awarded to 1,023 graduates is the largest graduating class in the university's 89-year history," said Bruno at the first ULM Virtual Recognition Ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 16, 2020.

May 14, 2020

Virtual Recognition Ceremony celebrates spring grads at 10 a.m. Saturday

Watch the ULM Virtual Recognition Ceremony streaming live on ulm.edu/commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16. Join us in congratulating the ULM Spring 2020 graduates. The regular commencement ceremony has been rescheduled to Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020.

May 14, 2020

College of Arts, Education, and Sciences hosts virtual retirement party for 6 faculty members

The ceremony took place over Zoom, and colleagues from across the campus expressed their appreciation for the work and friendship of Mara Loeb and Turner Wilson (Communication), Chip Holloway and Mary Blanche Wortham (World Languages), Sherlyn Powell (Education), and Deborah McClung-Guillory (Music).

May 14, 2020

School of Allied Health names first Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award winner, nominees

The School of Allied Health in the College of Health Sciences announces the new Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award - Recognition of Excellence to recognize the successes and outstanding work of its undergraduate students.

May 13, 2020

UL System names Litolff interim president at ULM

The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System named Edwin Litolff as interim president of the University of Louisiana Monroe. Litolff currently serves as vice president and chief financial officer for the UL System.

May 11, 2020

Virtual Recognition Ceremony 10 a.m. Saturday for Spring 2020 graduates

To honor the Spring 2020 graduates of the University of Louisiana Monroe, a Virtual Recognition Ceremony will be held online beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16.

The event will be streaming live on ulm.edu/commencement.

May 08, 2020

The Mask Up: ULM Art Society auctioning handpainted masks

Art students at the University of Louisiana Monroe used their talents to transform facemasks into wearable works of art for a creative fundraiser for the Kappa Pi Honorary Art Society.

May 08, 2020

ULM School of Education develops program to assist K-12 teachers create online classrooms

When the COVID-19 health crisis sent students and educators home in March, K-12 educators skilled at teaching face-to-face in traditional classroom settings suddenly found themselves faced with the challenges of a transition to virtual, or online teaching.

May 07, 2020

ULM offers early registration for its freshmen 2020 class, announces 2-part PREP orientation

ULM has hosted a robust student orientation program, PREP - Preview, Registration, and Enrollment Program, for many years. Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and social distancing measures in place, this year's PREP will be split into two parts: PREP Advising and Registration and PREP Orientation.

May 07, 2020

UL System announces special flat-rate tuition for Compete LA students

The University of Louisiana System is announcing a special tuition rate for Louisiana adults returning to school to finish their degree though Compete LA. A flat rate of $275 per credit hour will apply to students who qualify through the program. This rate provides an average discount of $450 per course.

May 05, 2020

Weems to represent K-higher ed on advisory council to NELA recovery task force

Amy Weems, Ed.D., assistant professor at the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Education in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences, has been named to the advisory council of the economic recovery task force assessing the needs of Northeast Louisiana.

May 04, 2020

VAPA's James Boldin taps the power of critical listening in virtual music classes

Musicians hear differently because they listen differently. Through years of training, their brains become wired to discern nuances in tone and pitch that most people don't hear.

It's that refined hearing which James Boldin, D.M.A., Associate Professor of Music in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana Monroe, said has served him well during this semester of strangeness.

April 30, 2020

ULM, LSU drug study shows promise against COVID-19

During a lecture on the Molecular & Cell Biology and Immunopathogenesis of coronaviruses attended virtually by more than 125 people, Konstantin "Gus" Kousoulas, Ph.D., head of the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, revealed that the drug Nelfinavir mesylate (NFV, brand name Viracept), holds exceptional promise in limiting COVID-19 infections. Viracept was developed as a protease inhibitor in the treatment of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

April 28, 2020

ULM researcher offers hope of a breakthrough in cancer treatment

A team of researchers, including a pharmacologist at the University of Louisiana Monroe, has written a study that points to a possible treatment for a variety of cancers, targeting a mutation in one particular gene.

April 24, 2020

Coach Molly Fichtner's 'Gold Coin Calls' keep ULM softball connected

University of Louisiana Monroe Softball Head Coach Molly Fichtner has taken creative efforts to ensure members of the ULM softball team remain connected while away from campus.

April 23, 2020

ULM to honor McDonald, Williamson by naming financial aid suite, child development center

The University of Louisiana System Board has approved the University of Louisiana Monroe's request to recognize the dedication of former Louisiana State Rep. Charles R. McDonald, Ed.D., and the late Emily Williamson.

April 22, 2020

ULM's Lisa VanHoose named to Governor's COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force

Lisa Van Hoose, Ph.D., Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of Louisiana Monroe, has been named to Gov. John Bel Edwards Louisiana COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force. She will serve on the Health Disparities and Research subcommittee, which provides research and data regarding the disparities aligned with COVID-19.

April 22, 2020

ULM awarded NSF grant to study tornado with Doppler data and drone technology

Armed with crucial data on the April 12 tornado collected by the University of Louisiana Monroe Doppler weather radar and other instruments, Todd Murphy, Ph.D., program coordinator in Atmospheric Science, acted quickly to apply for a National Science Foundation Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant to study the tornado that hit Monroe.

April 21, 2020

Text and training: ULM athletics keeps student-athletes moving and motivated

Student-athletes have a vigorous weekly strength and conditioning schedule, and that has not changed with the onset of COVID-19 and strict stay-at-home measures. ULM's athletic trainers and strength and conditioning staff are working to ensure student-athletes remain active and healthy during this public health crisis.

April 20, 2020

Story & video: ULM Hawkline named 2020 ADTS D1-A National Champions

For the University of Louisiana Monroe Hawkline, the annual American Dance/Drill Team Collegiate Championship looked different this year. The competition was canceled and transitioned to a virtual format on March 13 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

April 16, 2020

ULM nursing students receive clinical training via innovative software

When COVID-19 halted student nurses from joining professional nurses on the job, the Kitty DeGree School of Nursing found innovative solutions to meet the clinical requirements of coursework.

April 15, 2020

ULM Doppler provides critical data in detecting Monroe tornado

On Easter Sunday, in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, an EF-3 tornado with winds of about 140 mph struck Monroe causing destruction around Northeastern Louisiana. There were also two tornadoes that struck the Sterlington area, an EF-2 and EF-1.

April 12, 2020

ULM students take award-winning photos in collegiate competition

Saugat Shrestha and Prajal Prasai attended the College Media Association convention in New York City in March. Competing against colleges and universities from across the country, the ULM students placed second and third in the photojournalist "shoot out." 

April 09, 2020

Counseling Center available to students 24/7 for virtual appointments

As the University of Louisiana Monroe continues to adjust to its transition to online-only instruction and remote learning, students should know they are not alone. The ULM Counseling Center personnel are available 24/7 to help students deal with the disruptions to life as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The service is free to ULM students with ID.

April 07, 2020

Connecting virtually - ULM providing student services via technology  

The campus of the University of Louisiana Monroe may look empty, but if you pay close attention you can hear the buzz of administrators and faculty working tirelessly to help students during this unprecedented time.

All classes have moved to online format, and many students have never taken an online course. ULM has ensured that resources available to students on-campus are now available virtually.

April 07, 2020

Pass/fail grading information

The following information is designed to answer your questions about the pass/fail grading process.

April 06, 2020

ULM emergency fund assists students in financial crisis during COVID-19 pandemic

The ULM Foundation, under the leadership of its Executive Director Susan Chappell, with Dr. Michael Camille, Vice President for Information Services and Student Success, led a committee that quickly established the Financial Emergency Fund for students.

April 05, 2020

Caldwell Parish honors beloved educator Frances Morris, community, with endowed scholarship

For many, there was an exceptional teacher in high school who we remember as clearly as if they'd stepped out of a dusty yearbook and into our lives today. In Columbia, Mrs. Frances Morris was such a beloved teacher. For many years, she taught English, and sometimes French, at Columbia High School and later at Caldwell Parish High School.

April 04, 2020

Turrentines honored for giving over $1 million to College of Business and Social Sciences

David and Sharon Turrentine of Monroe and Hot Springs, Ark., recently made a gift of more than $1 million to the University of Louisiana Monroe. In recognition of their magnanimous donation, the university named the David and Sharon Turrentine School of Management in the College of Business and Social Sciences in their honor.

April 02, 2020

Spring 2020 Commencement postponed

University of Louisiana Monroe President Nick J. Bruno, Ph.D., announced the postponement of Spring 2020 Commencement due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 02, 2020

ULM new academic guidelines give students grading options

The novel coronavirus has changed operations at universities around the world.
In transitioning all courses and services for students to online formats, the University of Louisiana recognizes that this significant disruption is challenging for students. To help maintain academic success, the university has new grading options for students in the ULM COVID-19 Academic Guidelines Spring 2020.

April 02, 2020

ULM food pantry remains open to help students

It's a beautiful spring day in Northeast Louisiana; the kind of day suspended between the wind chill of January and the airless heat of August. At the University of Louisiana Monroe Activity Center, there's a steady flow of students. Dressed in shorts and Warhawks T-shirts, the students aren't there to pace on treadmills or play basketball. They came for the free food.

March 31, 2020

ULM recruiters engaging incoming students on social media, virtual conferences

The novel coronavirus has caused drastic disruption worldwide, however, operations at the University of Louisiana Monroe are ongoing. They just look a little different. As ULM transitions to its new normal, staff in the recruitment and admissions office are getting creative with how to reach potential students.

March 28, 2020

ULM reports first case of student testing positive for COVID-19

DescriptionThe University of Louisiana Monroe has confirmed that one of its students has tested positive for COVID-19.

March 27, 2020

UL System, LSU seeking healthcare students, grads, active/retired workers to volunteer in COVID-19 crisis

The University of Louisiana System and LSU are partnering to mobilize healthcare students, graduates or active/retired members of the healthcare workforce to volunteer their time and talents through Louisiana Volunteers by signing up at www.COVID-19LAVolunteers.org.

March 26, 2020

W drop dates extended

W drop dates extended

March 25, 2020

ULM establishes emergency fund to assist students

The University of Louisiana Monroe and ULM Foundation have established a Financial Emergency Fund to help students facing hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 25, 2020

Building access guidelines

The university campus is currently closed to the general public but remains open to essential employees who are arriving daily to complete necessary university business.

March 24, 2020

Faculty, Staff COVID-19 update

ULM's top priority is your health and safety, and we continue to take a proactive stance against the threat of COVID-19.

March 24, 2020

Update on building hours, student services

ULM's top priority is your health and safety, and we continue to take a proactive stance against the threat of COVID-19. Some building hours and student services have been updated to further protect our campus community.

March 23, 2020

Residential Life COVID-19 Update

At ULM, we continue to comply with guidelines from the University of Louisiana System, as well as the state of Louisiana

March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Financial Emergency Fund Established

A Financial Emergency Fund has been established to assist students adversely impacted by process changes and campus closures related to the unprecedented coronavirus (COVID-19).

March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Housing and Dining FAQs

ULM is urging all of its residents to move out for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.

March 20, 2020

ULM COVID-19 Safety & Security For Campus

Security and safety for our campus community is our top priority. ULM is encouraging all employees to work from home, if possible.

March 22, 2020

Dr. Jim Henderson message to UL System faculty and staff

Dr. Jim Henderson message to UL System faculty and staff

March 16, 2020

Warhawk update on COVID-19

ULM administration and staff are working diligently to provide current information regarding COVID-19.

March 17, 2020

CDC lists COVID-19 "hot spots" and advises travelers to these areas to self-quarantine

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has published a list of geographical areas deemed "hot spots" for the COVID-19. These hot spots have a high number of confirmed cases.

March 18, 2020

Student reminder: Courses move to online format tomorrow, Thursday, March 19

Student reminder: Courses move to online format tomorrow, Thursday, March 19

March 18, 2020

University of Louisiana Monroe COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

University of Louisiana Monroe COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

March 13, 2020

ULM moving to remote learning and mandatory social distancing

University of Louisiana Monroe President Nick J. Bruno, Ph.D., released a letter to the students, faculty and staff, providing information on the university's response to the coronavirus.

March 11, 2020

President Bruno releases university update on COVID-19

University of Louisiana Monroe President Nick J. Bruno, Ph.D., released a letter to the students, faculty and staff, providing information on the university's preparations for the spread of coronavirus.

March 11, 2020

ULM sponsoring community seminar on COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 17

The University of Louisiana Monroe College of Health Sciences and College of Pharmacy will present a community seminar on COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, at noon on Tuesday, March 17, in The Terrace on the seventh floor of the ULM Library.

March 10, 2020

Battle of the Bayou blood drive competition March 16-20

The University of Louisiana Monroe hosts LifeShare Blood Center for the Battle of the Bayou Blood Drive: Out for Blood competition between ULM and Louisiana Tech, March 16-20. The blood drive is sponsored by Medical Laboratory Science.

March 03, 2020

'Jekyll & Hyde' The Musical on stage at ULM March 19-22

The classic Robert Lewis Stevenson tale of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" comes to life on stage at the University of Louisiana Monroe's Brown Auditorium for four performances, March 19, 20 21 and 22.

February 26, 2020

Atmospheric Science students present at American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Seven students in the University of Louisiana Monroe Atmospheric Science program recently traveled to Boston, MA, to present their undergraduate research at the 100th annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society.

February 26, 2020

Enthusiasm for weather leads to Researcher of the Semester for Todd Murphy

Todd Murphy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe, is the Spring 2020 Researcher of the Semester.

The honor is presented by the ULM Office of Sponsored Programs and Research and the Research Council.

February 26, 2020

VAPA offers free performances, classes at La. Horn Day on March 21

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts will host its First Annual Louisiana Horn Day on Saturday, March 21, 2020. The event is free and will include performances, masterclasses, and exhibits dedicated to the horn instrument and horn playing.

February 26, 2020

ULM Foundation announces Caldwell Parish Morris Endowed Scholarship

The students and citizens of Caldwell Parish have created The Caldwell Parish Morris Endowed Scholarship with the ULM Foundation. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of Caldwell Parish High School, entering as a freshman at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

February 20, 2020

College of Pharmacy partners with UPD, HSA to provide safe disposal of medications

The University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy spearheaded a project to help prevent prescription medication abuse by installing a prescription medication drug drop box on campus.

February 20, 2020

Foundation: Collective generosity changing lives at ULM

Valued benefactors have generously invested in the University of Louisiana Monroe College of Health Sciences and College of Pharmacy by establishing newly endowed faculty positions and endowed scholarships.
"The ULM Foundation greatly appreciates these esteemed donors and their desire to positively impact higher education at ULM," said Susan Chappell, executive director of ULM Advancement, Foundation and Alumni Relations.

February 17, 2020

ULM Mock Trial team advances to national championship for 6th year

For the sixth straight year, the University of Louisiana Monroe finished as one the top teams at the American Mock Trial Association's Regional Tournament hosted by the University of St. Thomas on Feb. 8-9 in Houston.

February 14, 2020

High school students may now apply for ULM President's Academy

The University of Louisiana Monroe President's Academy is a distinguished program for a select group of highly motivated high school students.
High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a minimum ACT score of 24 or a minimum 3.5 GPA are invited to apply at ulm.edu/presidentsacademy.

February 13, 2020

ULM welcomes Douglas Hedwig as Composer-in-Residence Feb. 17-18

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts announces the annual Composer-in-Residence Series on Monday, Feb. 17 and Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.
The guest composer is Douglas Hedwig, D.M.A. (Facebook/Douglas.Hedwig) of Chattanooga, Tenn.

February 12, 2020

ULM receives research grant for promising treatment of psoriasis

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research announces the University of Louisiana Monroe has received a grant award of $84,600 from the Louisiana Biomedical Research Network.

The funding is for the "The Role of mTOR and its targeting by fisetin for treating psoriasis" project written by Jean Chamcheu, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy.

February 10, 2020

Joni Noble's photos on exhibit at Monroe Regional Airport

Photos by Joni Henry Noble, Ph.D., University of Louisiana Monroe Professor of Art, are on exhibit at the Monroe Regional Airport.

Noble's show is entitled "My European Journey" and features black and white photographs from her annual trips to Europe.

February 06, 2020

President awarded at Chamber banquet

Dr. Nick J. Bruno receives Rambin-Silverstein Memorial Civic Award at the Monroe Chamber of Commerce banquet.

February 04, 2020

ULM Gerontology hosting panel discussion on long-term marriages, Thursday, Feb. 6

The University of Louisiana Monroe Gerontology Program is hosting the program "Lasting Relationships: Stories of a Lifetime" from noon-2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6. The event will be in Ballroom B on the second floor of the Student Union Building.

February 03, 2020

Spring 2020 ULM Art Crawl on Feb. 13 features 5 galleries and sculpture walk

The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting the Spring 2020 ULM Art Crawl at several campus locations from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13. A showcase of ULM's talented students, faculty, staff, and alumni will be on display throughout the crawl.

February 03, 2020

Miss ULM 2020 Allison Newton sets sights on Miss LA crown

Allison Newton, a senior music-vocal major from Monroe, was crowned the 67th Miss University of Louisiana Monroe just a few months ago, and is already preparing for the Miss Louisiana content in June. She's even received her Miss LA contestant number.

January 29, 2020

Winters' property provides education, ecology, beauty for generations to come

The University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of an endowed Professorship in Biology, with matching funds from the Louisiana Board of Regents Sponsored Program, and an endowed scholarship for biology students, both to be named in honor of Dr. Charles Allen from the sale proceeds of 105 acres in Caldwell Parish.

January 29, 2020

Political Science panel discussion "Middle East 1001" is 6 p.m., Tuesday

Faculty in the University of Louisiana Monroe Political Science program will be continuing the 1001 series that began in the fall semester.
"Middle East 1001: Where presidents, policies, and religions meet" will take place on Tuesday, February 4 at 6 p.m. in The Terrace on the 7th floor of the University Library. This event is free and open to the public.

January 29, 2020

School of Education earns an 'A' from National Council for Teacher Quality

The National Council on Teacher Quality released its new scores for the 2020 Teacher Prep Review, specifically on the preparation programs provide to elementary teacher candidates in how to teach children to read.
The University of Louisiana Monroe received an A grade for its Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (grades 1-5).

January 24, 2020

ULM Cheer Team named 2020 World Cup Champions

The University of Louisiana Monroe Cheer Team was named World Cup Champions at the Universal Cheer Association National Championship in Orlando, FL, at Disney World Jan. 17-19, 2020.

January 22, 2020

Day of Service: ULM volunteers help Grace Place Ministries, DeSiard Street Shelter

For a decade, the University of Louisiana Monroe and Louisiana Delta Community College have partnered on MLK Day of Service to address a need in the Monroe area.
"The two campuses come together for the benefit of the community," said university organizer Pamela Higgins Saulsberry, Ph.D., ULM professor and Social Work Program Coordinator in the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

January 22, 2020

Sandra Lunte and former students present recital Monday to celebrate her 25th year at ULM

University of Louisiana Monroe Professor of Music Sandra Lunte is celebrating her 25th year at ULM by hosting a flute quartet recital with three of her former students.
Joining Lunte are ULM alumni Larry Lashley, Mallory Sanchez, and John Rea.

January 10, 2020

ULM urges Warhawk Family to prepare for severe weather Friday-Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather alert for all of north, central and Northeast Louisiana, including the University of Louisiana Monroe campus and community.

January 10, 2020

President's and Dean's List recognizes academic achievement in Fall 2019

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces the students on the President's and Dean's List for the Fall 2019 semester.

January 08, 2020

ULM trains La. law enforcement, firefighters, first responders in drone technology

A University of Louisiana Monroe social media hashtag is #takeflight - and that's happened when a select group of Louisiana law enforcement, firefighters and first responders were trained in drone technology by the team from the ULM Precision AG and UAS Research Center.

January 02, 2020

Jazz world takes note of VAPA trumpet student Solomon Abang

Jazz Education Network has recognized University of Louisiana Monroe trumpet performance major Solomon Temitope Abang " ... as an aspiring jazz trumpeter, educator, composer, and vocalist" and awarded him the prestigious 2020 David Baker Scholarship.

December 19, 2019

La. Cancer Foundation donates $10K for ULM breast cancer research

The Louisiana Cancer Foundation has a 14-year tradition of supporting breast cancer research at the University of Louisiana Monroe, helping to fund the work of Paul W. Sylvester, Ph.D., associate dean of research in the College of Pharmacy.

LCF Executive Director James Adams, joined by Assistant Director Donna Jackson, Louisiana Cancer Foundation League President Mary Linda McCann and Board Chairman Nell Seegers, met with Sylvester Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, to present him with a check for $10,000.

December 17, 2019

New ULM nursing scholarship honors longtime professor Nancy Lowery

Retired University of Louisiana Monroe professor of nursing Nancy Albright Lowery was the guest of honor Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at an event announcing the establishment of a scholarship in her honor.

Hosted by the ULM Foundation at the Laird Weems Center, Lowery was surrounded by family and friends gathered to celebrate the occasion.

December 14, 2019

770 degrees awarded to ULM graduates; university sets historic graduation rate

Friends and family joined the graduates of the University of Louisiana Monroe on Saturday, Dec. 14 for the Summer/Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremony in Fant-Ewing Coliseum. A total of 770 degrees were awarded.

December 11, 2019

ULM Summer/Fall 2019 Commencement is Saturday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.

The University of Louisiana Monroe presents the Summer/Fall Commencement Ceremony 2019 at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14. The ceremony is in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

President Nick J. Bruno, Jr., Ph.D., will confer 772 degrees (204 summer and 568 fall) upon 766 graduates. There are 40 associate's degrees, 524 bachelor's degrees, one Doctor of Pharmacy degree; 191 master's degrees; eight Doctor of Education degrees and eight Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

The guest speaker will be Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Kim Hunter Reed.

December 10, 2019

ULM reaffirmed through 2029 - University enters 65th year of continuous accreditation

The University of Louisiana Monroe has received official confirmation of institutional accreditation for the next 10 years from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
The reaffirmation of accreditation, which ULM has held continuously since 1955, was officially announced on Dec. 10, 2019, by the SACSCOC Board of Trustees during their annual meeting in Houston.

December 05, 2019

Latest rankings confirm ULM Online as one of the nation's best

Earning a college degree online is more than taking a class or two. It is a commitment requiring the discipline to study and the mindset to succeed.

As people are turning to online learning for convenience, affordability, flexibility and degrees in high-demand fields, the University of Louisiana Monroe is receiving increased national recognition for programs offered through ULM Online.

December 03, 2019

ULM's 90.3 KEDM gives the 'Joy of Learning' to area students

KEDM Public Radio, 90.3 FM, at the University of Louisiana Monroe is providing books to second and third grade students at area schools as part of the "Give the Joy of Learning" year-end fundraising campaign.

The campaign, now in its fourth year, provides books to second and third graders in three parishes in Northeast Louisiana. The campaign aims to impact 2,000 students in 12 schools.

December 03, 2019

John Herrock receives grant to develop material for OSHA website

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research announces the University of Louisiana Monroe has received Louisiana's first Susan Harwood Training Grant funded by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

John Herrock, director of the Asbestos and Mold Analysis Lab in the ULM College of Pharmacy, received $31,396 to develop training and educational materials for the OSHA website, osha.gov.

November 27, 2019

VAPA voice majors deliver outstanding performances at conference

Nine voice majors in the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts participated in the Southern Region National Association of Teachers of Singing Conference and Student Auditions held Nov. 6-9, at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark. The NATS Southern Region encompasses Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi.

November 27, 2019

Team Gibson and Johnson win Inspirathon Integrated Marketing Campaign

University of Louisiana Monroe students Justin Gibson and Isaac Johnson won the Inspirathon Integrated Marketing Campaign contest by designing a campaign to reduce underage drinking in Northeast Louisiana.

November 26, 2019

ULM's Diana Greenlee leading team using advanced GPR at Poverty Point

The last week in November at Poverty Point World Heritage Site, ULM adjunct professor and station archaeologist Diana Greenlee, Ph.D., and a team of visiting archaeologists and scientists are conducting cutting-edge research using high-resolution 3-D ground penetrating radar to explore the West Plaza Rise.
On Saturday, Nov. 30, the public is invited to see the 3-D GPR in action.

November 25, 2019

OPWRC gift brings scholarship total above $116,000

The Ouachita Parish Women's Republican Club presented the University of Louisiana Monroe with a check for $2,300 on Nov. 22, 2019, bringing the club's endowed scholarship total to more than $116,000.

November 20, 2019

Holidays at ULM features festivities on Monday, annual VAPA concert on Tuesday

Holidays at ULM begins at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25 with the lighting of the beautiful Christmas tree in Scott Plaza.
The School of Visual and Performing Arts' annual Holidays at ULM Concert is at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26 in Brown Theatre. The doors will open at 7 p.m. The concert is free and the public is invited to attend.

November 20, 2019

Impeachment 1001: - ULM Political Science hosting panel discussion Wednesday

Faculty with the University of Louisiana Monroe Political Science program are presenting "Impeachment 1001: The Process, Ethics and Political Lessons from Impeachment Proceedings" to answer those questions and more.

"Impeachment 1001:" is free and open to the campus and community. The event begins at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in The Hangar on the second floor of the Student Union Building.

November 19, 2019

Kim Hunter Reed keynote speaker at Commencement on Dec. 14

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Kim Hunter Reed, Ph.D., will give the keynote address at Summer-Fall 2019 Commencement at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

November 19, 2019

ULM Res Life accepting donations for Holiday Food Drive

The University of Louisiana Monroe Office of Residential Life is partnering with the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana to host a Holiday Food Drive as part of its community programming efforts.

November 14, 2019

Cindy and Dennis Rogers establish ULM scholarship in social work

In appreciation for the degree which led to a 43-year career, the Cindy and Dennis Rogers Endowed Scholarship in Social Work has been established at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

Cindy Rogers was the special guest at a recent press conference to announce the scholarship. Her husband Dennis died in May 2019. The scholarship was created with a $50,000 donation from the couple and a matching $10,000 gift from the ULM Foundation.

November 13, 2019

VAPA's Scot Humes performs recital tour in Australia, New Zealand

University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts Associate Professor of Clarinet Scot Humes, D.M.A., recently returned from a performing recital tour including stops in Sydney, Australia, and Christchurch and Auckland, New Zealand.

November 19, 2019

'Impeachment 1001:' - ULM Political Science hosting panel discussion Wednesday

What is impeachment and what does it mean to the political landscape? Faculty with the University of Louisiana Monroe Political Science program are presenting "Impeachment 1001: The Process, Ethics and Political Lessons from Impeachment Proceedings" to answer those questions and more.
"Impeachment 1001:" is free and open to the community and campus. The event begins at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in The Hangar on the second floor of the Student Union Building.

November 12, 2019

First-generation students recognized by ULM's TRIO Programs

The University of Louisiana Monroe TRIO Programs Student Support Services hosted an open house on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, for the Annual National First-Generation Celebration Day. The day recognizes the success of students, faculty and staff who are the first in their families to graduate from college.

November 06, 2019

Tee time at ULM - Wally Jones Golf Complex ribbon-cutting Friday

The Wally Jones Golf Complex at the University of Louisiana Monroe will have a ribbon-cutting and grand opening at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

The community is invited to attend the event and tour the complex, named in honor of longtime ULM golf coach Wally Jones.

November 05, 2019

Classes dismiss at 2 p.m., university closes at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6

Classes at the University of Louisiana Monroe will dismiss at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, due to expected road closures and heavy traffic associated with the arrival of President Donald Trump in Monroe.

The 2 p.m. dismissal is for students and faculty only; staff will remain until 4 p.m.

November 05, 2019

ULM Veterans Day Appreciation Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11

The University of Louisiana Monroe will host its annual ULM Veterans Day Appreciation Ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at The Terrace, located on the seventh floor of the ULM Library.



Faculty, staff, students and retirees of ULM who are U.S. veterans or on active duty will be recognized by President Nick J. Bruno, Jr., Ph.D.

November 04, 2019

ULM alum speaks at symposium, establishes scholarship

Todd Tauzin returned to the University of Louisiana Monroe, his alma mater, on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, as a speaker at the annual College of Business and Social Sciences Symposium. Tauzin graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate.

October 31, 2019

ULM introduces Compete LA, Regions provides $20,000 for scholarships

Compete LA is an innovative initiative by the University of Louisiana System to assist adults ready to complete their college degrees. The University of Louisiana Monroe is featuring 12 programs through ULM Online as part of Compete LA. Degrees include those that prepare students to meet career goals in business, education, healthcare and the public sector. The nine universities in the UL System are participating in Compete LA.

Wednesday, Oct. 30, several events were held introducing the initiative to Northeastern Louisiana.

October 29, 2019

Warhawk Family saddened by loss of Emily Williamson

University of Louisiana Monroe President Nick J. Bruno, Jr., Ph.D., expressed deep sorrow over the death of Emily Williamson, longtime director of the University of Louisiana Monroe Child Development Center.

"Emily Williamson was a wonderful person who was truly dedicated to this university," said Bruno. "She deeply loved ULM, especially the children under her care at the Child Development Center. On behalf of the Warhawk Family, we extend condolences to her husband, Robert, and her family. She will be greatly missed."

October 26, 2019

ULM mourns the passing of President Emeritus Dwight D. Vines

The University of Louisiana Monroe has lost a beloved past president and Northeast Louisiana has lost one of its most ardent supporters with the death of Dwight D. Vines, Ph.D. Vines died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019.
Services are 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29 at First Baptist Church in Calhoun. Interment will be at the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Rayville, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe. Visitation is 5-9 p.m., Monday, Oct. 28 at the church.
Vines served as president from 1976-1991. He joined the university, then Northeast Louisiana State University, in 1958 as an instructor of management and became a full professor. Vines served as dean of the College of Business from 1964 until he was named president.

October 24, 2019

VAPA presents 'The Medium,' 'Amelia Goes to the Ball' Oct. 30-31, Nov. 1-2

In the spirit of the Halloween season, the University of Louisiana's School of Visual and Performing Arts presents two one-act music-dramas, "The Medium" and "Amelia Goes to the Ball," by Gian-Carlo Menotti.

The performances are 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30, Thursday, Oct. 31, Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday, Nov. 2 in ULM's Spyker Theatre.

October 24, 2019

ULM announces 'We Are 1' Homecoming Week Oct. 28-Nov. 2

"We Are 1" is the theme of Homecoming Week 2019, Monday, Oct. 28-Saturday, Nov. 2, at the University of Louisiana Monroe. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, it's a week of activities for students, alumni and the public.

October 24, 2019

ULM hosts High School Marching Band Festival Oct. 29 at Malone

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts will host the District I Band Director's Association High School Marching Band Festival on Tuesday, Oct. 29, on JPS Field in Malone Stadium.

October 22, 2019

ULM Homecoming Tradition: 35th Annual University Mile is Oct. 30

In 1984, U.S. President Ronald Reagan called for a ban on chemical weapons and Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg was born.

That year Camile Currier, ULM's Vice President for Student Affairs, was campus director of recreational services.

"I was at home one Saturday afternoon and the Fifth Avenue Mile came on TV. It's a big race held in New York City every year. I was an old trackman and I thought, 'That would be an easy event to do,'" Currier said.

October 22, 2019

Kitty DeGree Foundation presents $50,000 for ULM neuromuscular lab

The University of Louisiana Monroe is one step closer to having a neuromuscular laboratory in the College of Health Sciences thanks to a $50,000 gift from the Kitty DeGree Foundation.

October 21, 2019

Susan Lacey named ULM Researcher of the Semester

The University of Louisiana Monroe Office of Sponsored Programs and Research and the Research Council announces Susan Lacey, Ph.D., has been named Fall 2019 Researcher of the Semester. Lacey holds the Kitty DeGree Eminent Scholars Endowed Chair and is a professor in the Kitty DeGree School of Nursing in the College of Health Sciences.

October 16, 2019

ULM first in state to offer Pre-Educator Pathway to high school students

The University of Louisiana Monroe is the first institution of higher learning in the state to offer a pre-educator pathway recognized by the Louisiana Department of Education. The program will be offered to high school students to give them an early start toward teacher certification upon graduation.

October 16, 2019

VAPA's Black Bayou Brass performs world premiere at national conference

Black Bayou Brass, a resident faculty ensemble in the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts, performed "Black Bayou Vignettes" for the first time on Oct. 12, 2019.

October 15, 2019

ULM OT faculty, students, graduates attend national convention

The University of Louisiana Monroe was well represented at the 2019 American Occupational Therapy Association national conference in New Orleans.

The entire faculty of the Master of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant programs, along with current students and graduates within these programs attended the conference. Six faculty members and five MOT graduates presented research.

October 14, 2019

Museum of Natural History welcomes speaker Oct. 22 for Archaeology Month

In celebration of Archeology Month, the University of Louisiana Monroe Museum of Natural History welcomes environmental archaeologist Evan Peacock, Ph.D. He will present the seminar "One Shell of an Idea" at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the orientation room of the museum on the first floor of Hanna Hall.

October 09, 2019

Veterans and art: ULM students bring color to living heroes

In the summer, ULM students Stephanie Cogburn, Caitlin Lewis and Annie Luttrell started sharing their skills and talents by teaching art classes at the Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home.

October 08, 2019

ULM Online ranked as one of nation's best for 2020

As its enrollment increases, so do the accolades achieved by ULM Online. One of the fastest-growing areas in higher education and at the University of Louisiana Monroe, ULM Online offers 16 bachelor's degrees, 14 master's degrees, two doctoral degrees, 4 online certification programs and one associate degree.

October 07, 2019

Blakely in top five teams in international competition

Caitlyn Blakely, who is pursuing her Master of Public Administration at the University of Louisiana Monroe, participated in the NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition on Global Migration. The competition was hosted in 11 sites around the globe, with more than 660 students participating.

October 03, 2019

Health Studies students participate in foster parent training

The Department of Health Studies in the College of Health Sciences provided a parent training session on healthy eating and nutrition for foster parent families at the Louisiana Baptist Children's Home.

October 03, 2019

VAPA hosting concerts on campus Monday and Tuesday

Spectrum Winds of the United States Air Force Band of the West performs in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 7. The concert is free.
The ULM Wind Ensemble will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 in Brown Theater. Soloists will be ULM faculty member Justin Havard and senior music performance major George Rogers. Conductors are Derle R. Long and Steven Pederson.
The performance is free.

October 03, 2019

MLS students share experiences from American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science annual meeting

Three University of Louisiana Monroe Medical Laboratory Science students, Monika Paneru, Mikayla Thompson and James Hollowell, attended the 87th meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science in Charlotte, N.C., in June.

October 02, 2019

Dolecheck and Griswold write cover article on soft skills in health care

Jessica Dolecheck and Paula Griswold, both of College of Health Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe, collaborated on the article "Realize the Value of Soft Skills in Healthcare," which was the cover story for the September 2019 issue of Healthcare Business Monthly by AAPC - Advancing the Business of Healthcare.

September 26, 2019

LCF endowed scholarship established to aid students impacted by cancer

To assist University of Louisiana Monroe undergraduate students whose lives have been affected by cancer, the Louisiana Cancer Foundation has created a $50,000 endowed scholarship for cancer survivors, those undergoing treatment or with cancer in their immediate family which has led to financial hardship.

September 23, 2019

Building the future: School of Construction Management receives more than $154K

The University of Louisiana Monroe welcomed some familiar faces to campus recently when members of the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors visited to present a check to the ULM Foundation for the School of Construction Management. The donation, made annually by the licensing board, was for $154,815.58.

September 19, 2019

ULM Water Ski Team gets boost in quest for 30th national championship

In less than a month, the crew from the bayou will defend that title and compete against the other most talented student-athlete water skiers in the country for an unprecedented 30th national championship. The Warhawks will travel to Bell Acqua Lakes, Calif., near Sacramento, with one goal in mind: to out-ski everyone else.

ULM recently gained an essential piece of equipment to help them ski faster and jump higher - a brand new 2020 MasterCraft ProStar with an Ilmor 6.0L engine. It is the first of its kind in Louisiana.

September 13, 2019

ULM, Centenary College create pathway for students seeking pharmacy degree

Memorandum of understanding allows qualified students to interview for ULM Pharm.D. program

A memorandum of understanding with the University of Louisiana Monroe and Centenary College in Shreveport has been established guaranteeing Centenary students an interview with the ULM College of Pharmacy for the Pharm. D. degree program, provided they have completed the required prerequisite courses and met the minimum application requirements.

September 11, 2019

Terry M. Duke Endowed Scholarship for RMI established at ULM

Terry and Susan Duke have established the Terry M. Duke Endowed Scholarship for Risk Management and Insurance with a $25,000 donation to the ULM Foundation. The RMI Program, ranked No. 9 in the nation, is in the University of Louisiana Monroe College of Business and Social Sciences. Announcement of the scholarship was made at a press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019.

September 10, 2019

Family endows William D. Hoover School of Accounting, Financial and Information Services at ULM

The University of Louisiana Monroe hosted family and friends of the late William D. "Bill" Hoover at an event Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, announcing an endowment fund for scholarships and faculty development and the naming of the William D. Hoover School of Accounting, Financial and Information Services in the College of Business and Social Sciences.

September 05, 2019

Sen. Mike Walsworth endows political science scholarship

Sen. Mike Walsworth has established the Michael A. Walsworth Endowed Scholarship in Political Science at the University of Louisiana Monroe with a $30,000 contribution to the ULM Foundation.

September 03, 2019

Miss La. Megan Crews at home on ULM campus

Miss Louisiana 2019 Meagan Crews has joined the University of Louisiana Monroe family as a resident in a campus apartment. She'll be at home at ULM during her year-long reign.

September 03, 2019

ULM undergraduates have less debt, low default rates

There is good news from the University of Louisiana Monroe about student loans and student debt. ULM undergraduates have less student debt than both the state and national average.

August 29, 2019

Election season: Candidate forums at ULM Sept. 5, 12; WM Sept. 17

Three candidate forums for Senate, House and parish elections are scheduled Sept. 5, 12 and 17, hosted by 90.3 KEDM Public Radio, Monroe Chamber of Commerce, West Monroe West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce and the ULM Student Government Association.

These forums are free and open to the public and media; however, seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

August 23, 2019

ULM, Northeast Delta HSA commit to improving lives of NELA's elderly

How to best address the needs and improve the lives of the senior population of Northeast Louisiana resulted in a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Louisiana Monroe and Northeast Delta Human Services Authority signed on Aug. 21, 2019.

August 22, 2019

Biedenharn family's $1.8 million endows chairs, professorships and scholarship

When residents in Ouachita Parish and along the I-20 Corridor hear the name, "Biedenharn," they recognize a longstanding family name that has become synonymous with Monroe, Louisiana, the arts and almost unmatched business and entrepreneurial success in multiple fields.

August 21, 2019

MLS: "Be Legendary" - Give blood at fall drive Monday-Thursday

The University of Louisiana Monroe hosts LifeShare Blood Center for the "Be Legendary" fall blood drive Monday, Aug. 26-Thursday, Aug. 29. The blood drive is sponsored in the fall and spring by Medical Laboratory Science.

August 20, 2019

Convocation at 5 p.m. Wednesday, 'Freshman March' starts at 4:40 p.m.

The University of Louisiana Monroe's annual Convocation is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
A tradition for Convocation is the "Freshman March," a walk down Northeast Drive from the library, across the Bayou DeSiard bridge to the coliseum. Members of the Warhawk family also join in the walk.

August 16, 2019

ULM School of Education presents award to Emily Ogden

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Education presented Emily Ogden, Louisiana High School Teacher of the Year for 2020, with a $500 award in recognition of her achievements.
A ULM alumna, Ogden graduated in elementary education in 2013 and is currently enrolled in ULM's Educational Leadership program.

August 15, 2019

ULM Foundation recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with Awards for Excellence

Each year the ULM Foundation presents the Awards for Excellence to faculty and staff who have shown outstanding service to the University of Louisiana Monroe and the community.
The five awards were presented following ULM President Nick J. Bruno's State of the University address on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 in Brown Auditorium.

August 15, 2019

RMI major Summer Ho wins national competition with "active shooter" research

University of Louisiana Monroe Risk Management and Insurance major Summer Ho was one of two national winners of the Wholesale and Specialty Insurance Association's (WSIA) spring 2019 White Paper Contest.

August 14, 2019

State of the University: Academic and faculty success, local support, legislative backing generating powerful momentum

University of Louisiana Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno welcomed a full house of faculty, staff and community members to his annual State of the University address Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 in Brown Auditorium.

August 12, 2019

School of Education partnering with area school districts to encourage next generation of teachers

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Education is partnering with three area school districts with an initiative to encourage and guide students at four high schools toward careers as teachers.

To accomplish this goal, the School of Education is launching Educators Rising during the 2019-20 school year at Neville, Wossman, Oak Grove and Ruston high schools. The project is under the direction of Dr. Amy L. Weems, ULM Assistant Professor of Education.

August 07, 2019

La. High School Teacher of the Year Emily Ogden keeps learning at ULM

Emily Ogden loves to teach - and she loves to learn.
The University of Louisiana Monroe alumna and Louisiana High School Teacher of the Year for 2020 is currently enrolled in the ULM Educational Leadership Graduate Program. She earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from ULM in 2013.

August 06, 2019

ULM Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic is here to help when life hurts

The University of Louisiana Monroe Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic offers services to members of the campus and the community for help with issues ranging from stress to relationships to mood disorders and more.

August 05, 2019

Herons on the Bayou statues join ULM landscape

The University of Louisiana Monroe landscape will soon have two custom-painted heron statues as part of the local Herons on the Bayou public art project. One has already been installed.

July 31, 2019

Former ULM All-American Joe Profit keynote speaker for The Pursuit, Aug. 19

Former University of Louisiana Monroe All-American Joe Profit, who became the first 1,000-yard rusher in school history in 1969, has been selected as the keynote speaker for The Pursuit, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 19 from 6-9 p.m. at the Bayou Pointe Student Event Center.

July 30, 2019

Recent MLS graduate Cheyenne Reyes helping build relationships in laboratories

While completing her degree in medical laboratory science at the University of Louisiana Monroe, Cheyenne Reyes worked as a phlebotomist. This gave her a unique perspective of the laboratory through the eyes of phlebotomists.

July 26, 2019

Master of Music Education added to VAPA programs

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts has added a Master of Music Education to its music program. This new graduate degree is the only one of its kind in Louisiana.

July 26, 2019

Jana Sutton named Interim Dean of the College of Health Sciences

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces the appointment of Jana Sutton, Ph.D., as Interim Dean of the College of Health Sciences. Sutton has been Interim Director of the School of Allied Health since January 2018. Prior to her appointment to Allied Health, she was Program Director of Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling Studies since May 2009. Sutton has been with ULM for 14 years.

July 16, 2019

ULM Online business, general studies among nation's best

The University of Louisiana Monroe's ULM Online continues to be recognized for excellence in its expanding catalogue of online degree programs. The most recent high rankings are two in business and one in general studies, naming ULM Online among the nation's best programs.

July 12, 2019

Barry O. White Scholarship established to help RMI students

Barry and Denita White of West Monroe have established the Barry O. White Endowed Scholarship for $25,000 for the Risk Management and Insurance Program of the College of Business and Social Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

July 11, 2019

Kitty DeGree Speech and Hearing Center offers services for adults, children

The clients at the Kitty DeGree Speech and Hearing Center cover the age spectrum.
Toddlers come because their speech skills are slow to develop. Seniors come to regain that which a stroke has robbed from them -- their ability to speak coherently.
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July 09, 2019

ULM gathering ag, mapping data with new drone system

AeroVironment, Inc. donated two Quantix drones, along with one year of full access to the AeroVironment Decision Support System to the ULM Precision Ag and UAS Research Center in exchange for ULM mapping the local ecosystem and agricultural areas and gathering data analytics.

July 03, 2019

ULM closed Thursday for 4th of July holiday, and also Friday

The University of Louisiana Monroe will be closed Thursday for the 4th of July holiday and remain closed on Friday, July 5.

July 02, 2019

ULM-Mexico students experience cultural immersion

Students who participated in the University of Louisiana Monroe's study abroad program in Mérida, Mexico, in June took part in a special ceremony as the end of their stay neared. The group was included in the 45th anniversary celebration of its host language school, the Centro de Idiomas del Sureste (CIS).

June 26, 2019

Faculty receive $371,017 in research grants

The University of Louisiana Monroe Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (OSPR) announces that five faculty members have received research grants totaling $371,017 from the Louisiana Biomedical Research Network (LBRN) funded by the National Institutes of Health. The LBRN is committed to raising the competitiveness of Louisiana researchers.

June 21, 2019

Dr. Alberto Ruiz named Vice President of Academic Affairs

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces the appointment of Alberto Ruiz, Ed.D., as Vice President of Academic Affairs. He comes to ULM from Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) where he was Dean of the College of Education and Human Performance and Professor of Kinesiology. During his 25 years at TAMUK, Ruiz served in several capacities in teaching, research and administration.

June 17, 2019

7 ULM students competing in 2019 Miss LA Pageant

Seven University of Louisiana Monroe students are among the 29 women vying for the 2019 Miss Louisiana crown. The competition is Thursday-Saturday at the Jack Howard Theatre at the Monroe Civic Center. Contestants are, Katelyn Yopp, Ambria Terrell, Alexa Madron, Monica Whitman, Allison Newton, Alyssa Marie Garner and Carmin Velasquez. ULM is hosting the contestants in Bayou Suites during Pageant Week.

June 13, 2019

PBC in Autism Spectrum Disorder added to ULM Online

Continuing to build on its Health Sciences foundation, the University of Louisiana Monroe has added the only Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder (PBC-ASD) program in Louisiana.

June 12, 2019

Scott McDonald named ULM Director of Athletics

University of Louisiana Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno announces Scott McDonald as the new ULM Director of Athletics. McDonald joined the university in June 2018 as Chief Administrative Officer and soon took on the role of Interim Director of Athletics.

June 03, 2019

ULM Safe app launches in time for incoming freshmen attending PREP

The new ULM Safe app is the latest addition to the University of Louisiana Monroe's commitment to campus safety.

The app launched Monday, June 3, timed to be available to the first group of incoming freshmen who arrive this week for PREP.

June 03, 2019

Jacob Andrews, Luke O'Neal defending ULM Fishing Team national championship

University of Louisiana Monroe Fishing Team members Jacob Andrews and Luke O'Neal are in Charles County, Md., to defend the university's championship title at the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Potomac River presented by Lowrance.

May 28, 2019

ULM recognizes exceptional students from Spring Semester

May 20, 2019

ULM named an Online College Leader for high rankings in Education and Marriage & Family Counseling

The University of Louisiana Monroe has been recognized as an Online College Leader for several ULM Online programs offered in the School of Education and the School of Health Professions according to rankings by The Best Schools (thebestschools.org).

May 11, 2019

Gov. Edwards addresses 900 graduates at ULM commencement on Saturday

The University of Louisiana Monroe 2019 Spring Commencement Ceremony was highlighted by special guest Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards. The governor addressed the 900 graduates and guests in a packed Fant-Ewing Coliseum on the rainy morning of Saturday, May 11, 2019.

May 10, 2019

Commencement Parking Information

Commencement parking information for the Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremony

May 09, 2019

Commencement is Saturday with Gov. Edwards as guest speaker

The University of Louisiana Monroe presents Spring Commencement 2019 at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11 in Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Special guest speaker Gov. John Bel Edwards will deliver the commencement address.

May 04, 2019

ULM Doppler radar helping save lives

A little more than a week after an EF3 tornado, packing winds of 136-165 mph, struck in the early morning hours of April 25, Ruston remains a city torn asunder by the force of nature.

May 01, 2019

ULM among Safest Colleges in America and Louisiana

The University of Louisiana Monroe has received the distinction of being named one of the Safest Colleges in America by Alarms.org, and thus, one of the safest in the state.

April 30, 2019

USDA awards $597K for telemedicine project by pharmacy's Dr. Bryan Donald

The University of Louisiana Monroe has received a federal grant of $597,274 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the "Expanding pediatric cardiology services with telemedicine and collaborative drug therapy management" project written by Dr. Bryan Donald, a faculty member of the College of Pharmacy.

April 30, 2019

Medical Laboratory Science faculty, students, alumni honored with awards

The University of Louisiana Monroe Medical Laboratory Science program was recently honored with several awards presented to MLS faculty, students and alumni at a professional meeting. The awards were timely as April 21-27 was Medical Laboratory Professionals Week.

April 26, 2019

Gov. John Bel Edwards to speak at Spring 2019 Commencement

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will be the keynote speaker at the University of Louisiana Monroe's Spring 2019 Commencement on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

April 26, 2019

ULM to dedicate virtual reality lab on Monday, April 29

The University of Louisiana at Monroe recently opened its newest cutting-edge opportunity, the Thomas J. Nicholson Virtual Reality Lab. Thanks to a generous donation from the Jean and Saul A. Mintz Foundation, a lab with 28 student stations with Oculus Go 64GB VR headsets and headphones and an instructor's station has been established in the ULM Library. It also features two networked projection screens.
The lab will be officially dedicated at an event at 1:30 p.m., Monday, April 29 in Room 259.

April 25, 2019

Update your Information in Warhawk Alert

Update your contact number and contact preferences for the Warhawk Alert system.

April 18, 2019

ULM Alumni host annual Wine Over Water on April 25

The ULM Alumni Association and the Ouachita Parish Alumni Chapter invite you to attend Wine Over Water on the beautiful ULM campus bridge. This is your opportunity to support scholarship funds as proceeds from the night benefit the Spirit of the Warhawk Endowed Scholarship, which is instrumental in attracting our local scholars to ULM.

April 17, 2019

ULM Students have a year of impressive accomplishments

University of Louisiana Monroe students made some impressive accomplishments during the 2018-19 year.

Individuals and teams demonstrated their distinctive skills and talents in activities from mock trials to fishing tournaments. Warhawk students have the will to win and the discipline to do the work necessary to reach their goals.

April 17, 2019

"Rough Around the Edges" showing at Monroe Regional Airport

Clifford Tresner, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Art in the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Art, has a new exhibit, at the Monroe Regional Airport. The solo exhibition of sculpture and painting is in The Gallery by Origin Bank. The show's title is "Rough Around the Edges" and it will run through October 6.

April 15, 2019

Risk Management & Insurance program receives $50K from IIABL

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Louisiana (IIABL) recently announced a $50,000 donation to ULM's Risk Management and Insurance Program.

"The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Louisiana is one of the most prominent and influential organizations in Louisiana. For many years, IIABL has been a strong partner to the program. We are extremely honored by this commitment to continue to support and grow the ULM RMI program," said Christine Berry, Professor of Risk Management and Insurance and program director.Description

April 15, 2019

Prajal Prasai wins 1st place for NYC subway photo

A photo by Prajal Prasai, a 21-year-old junior in Communication at the University of Louisiana Monroe, earned a first place award at the Spring National College Media Association Convention in New York City.

April 12, 2019

ULM Fishing Team duo win Yeti FLW College Fishing event

DENISON, Texas- The University of Louisiana-Monroe duo of Connor Nimrod of Monroe and Morgan Jalaldin of West Monroe won the YETI FLW College Fishing event on Lake Texoma presented by Bass Pro Shops April 5 with a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 15 ounces. The victory earned the Warhawk's fishing team $2,000 and a slot in the 2020 FLW College Fishing National Championship.

April 08, 2019

Dolecheck, Griswold co-teach at university in Paris

Dr. Jessica Dolecheck, Program Director of Health Studies at the University of Louisiana Monroe, and Dr. Paula Griswold, Interim Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences at ULM recently traveled to Paris, France, to co-teach at Pôle Léonard de Vinci University (PULV). The title of their three-hour lecture was "Career21: Essential Skills for Success" and was taught three times over three days to three different groups of students, totaling 150 students. Their lecture focused on soft skills training related to communication, work ethic, professionalism and networking. Description

April 08, 2019

ULM Wind Ensemble performance April 10 in Brown Theater

The University of Louisiana Monroe Wind Ensemble will present its final concert of the semester on Wednesday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Theater. Conductors of the Wind Ensemble are Derle R. Long and Steven Pederson. Guest conductor for this performance is Kenna Veronee and guest artist will be Adam Johnson on trombone. There is no admission charge for this performance.

April 05, 2019

Spring Fever Week Monday-Friday

It's time for the University of Louisiana Monroe's annual Spring Fever Week, Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12.
The week of activities, games, contests, food and performances is sponsored by the ULM Campus Activities Board.

April 03, 2019

Cultural exchange: International Week at ULM April 14-18

The University of Louisiana Monroe's International Student Services is hosting its annual International Week from Sunday, April 14 through Thursday, April 18. The purpose of this special week is to highlight the diverse cultures and nationalities present on ULM's campus.

April 02, 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation awards ULM $96,679 grant

Monroe, Louisiana - The University of Louisiana Monroe announced today, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, that it would provide healthcare screenings and education events to citizens in Union, Morehouse, Richland, East Carroll, West Carroll, Tensas, Madison and Bienville parishes for the next three years thanks to a $96,679 grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation.Description

March 29, 2019

ULM Online graduate programs ranked among best in the nation

Several ULM Online graduate programs have earned high rankings by organizations which recognize and evaluate quality higher education programs.

"ULM Online is proud to support online students and faculty in these programs. The faculty do an outstanding job innovating online courses and engaging students at a distance. This type of recognition speaks to the high quality and strength of ULM's Online programs," said Katie Dawson, Interim Director of ULM Online.

March 28, 2019

Work by ULM's Dr. Joni Noble accepted in Art Flow 2019

Dr. Joni Henry Noble, Professor of Art, in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana Monroe, has been accepted in Art Flow 2019, a statewide art exhibition held in downtown Baton Rouge.

March 27, 2019

ULM Spring Blood Drive runs through Friday

LifeShare Blood Centers will be on campus through Friday, March 29 for the Annual University of Louisiana Monroe Spring Blood Drive. The event is sponsored each year by the Medical Laboratory Science Society.

The donor bus will be located in Warhawk Circle from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. A photo ID is required to donate.

March 26, 2019

Dr. Derle Long conducts high school all state band in Texas

Dr. Derle R. Long, Director of the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts, served as conductor/clinician for the Texas Private School Music Educators Association All State Band that met, rehearsed, and performed January 24-26 in Richardson, Texas.

March 22, 2019

ULM men's basketball a Sun Belt Top Team GPA Award winner

The University of Louisiana Monroe is among 10 Sun Belt Conference institutions with Top Team GPA Awards for the 2017-18 academic year, the league office announced this week.

The awards honor the teams with the top cumulative team grade point average in each of the sponsored sports within the Sun Belt from the 2017-18 academic year.

March 18, 2019

Palmer participates in ethics workshop at La. Psychological Association conference

University of Louisiana Monroe professor Dr. Jack Palmer was a panel discussant at the evolutionary ethics workshop for the 70th Louisiana Psychological Association conference that was held in New Orleans in late 2018.

March 18, 2019

ULM to host Women's Symposium March 27

Guest of honor La. First Lady Donna Edwards, LeAnn Boyd, PharmD, is keynote speaker

As part of the celebration of Women's History Month, The University of Louisiana Monroe will host the 4th annual ULM Women's Symposium on Wednesday, March 27 at the Bayou Pointe Student Event Center. The event will start at 12 pm with lunch and will continue until 5:00 pm with a networking social following the symposium.

March 12, 2019

Trumpet Studio's Talons for Taps offers moving final tribute to veterans

A dedicated group of University of Louisiana Monroe musicians have stepped forward to recognize the service and honor the sacrifices of United States Armed Forces veterans by performing "Taps" at funeral and memorial services.

March 09, 2019

Potentially dangerous weather Saturday

The National Weather Service is warning of potentially dangerous storms Saturday. Please stay aware of weather conditions and take safety precautions as needed.

March 06, 2019

Risk Management Program receives $50,000 from industry leader AmWINS

AmWINS, Inc., the country's largest wholesale insurance broker, recently announced a $50,000 donation to ULM's Risk Management and Insurance Program.
"The decision to invest in the ULM RMI program was easy for AmWINS. The quality of talent is amazing and we have had the opportunity to hire quality employees. So, it was not a question of should we invest - it was why would we not invest. The benefit the program provides to the insurance industry far outweighs the investment," said Tammy Culmone, Executive Vice President for AmWINS and Branch Leader for the Baton Rouge and Monroe offices.

February 26, 2019

Gerontology Program combines health care, business and technology

Gerontology focuses on issues and services that address the needs of older adults. The University of Louisiana Monroe offers a unique graduate program in gerontology housed within the College of Business and Social Sciences.

February 20, 2019

Grant will help Kitty DeGree School of Nursing increase students, faculty

In 2018, the Louisiana Center for Nursing reported that in 2017 schools in the state could not accommodate some 1,400 qualified applicants for registered nurse training due to faculty-capacity issues. Simply put, there were not enough nurses teaching nursing in enough classrooms.
To have a shortage of nursing faculty at north Louisiana schools naturally results in a shortage of nurses. This dismal balance, however, is about to change.

February 19, 2019

ULM's Hawkeye student newspaper wins 'Best College Newspaper'

The University of Louisiana Monroe's student-run newspaper, the Hawkeye, was awarded first-place in "Best College Newspaper" and third-place for the "Best College Website" at the Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC), "Best of the South 2018."

February 15, 2019

Spring Art Crawl Feb. 28 on ULM campus

The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting the Spring 2019 Art Crawl at several campus locations on Thursday, February 28, from 5-7 p.m.

The exhibition in the CAES Dean's Conference Room will honor ULM's 50th anniversary as a university.

Admission is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

February 15, 2019

Kitty DeGree School of Nursing and School of Allied Health receive $26,000 grant from Living Well Foundation

The University of Louisiana Monroe's Kitty DeGree School of Nursing and the Counseling and Marriage & Family Therapy programs in the School of Allied Health in the College of Health Sciences, have been awarded a Living Well Foundation grant for the Mobile Bridge to Health for 2019. The grant is for $26,000.

February 14, 2019

ULM Wind Ensemble concert Feb. 26

The ULM Wind Ensemble will perform their first concert of the Spring semester on Tuesday evening, February 26, at 7:30 pm in Brown Theater on the ULM campus. There is no admission charge for this performance. Conductors of the Wind Ensemble are Derle R. Long and Steven Pederson.

February 12, 2019

ULM Mock Trial Team headed to national championship for 5th year

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For the fifth straight year, the University of Louisiana Monroe's mock trial team finished as one the top teams at the American Mock Trial Association's (AMTA) Regional Tournament hosted by the University of Texas at Dallas on February 8-10 in Dallas, TX.

February 11, 2019

ULM hosts geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan at March 14 Lyceum

The University of Louisiana Monroe Presidential Lyceum Series hosts what promises to be a fascinating Evening with Peter Zeihan on Thursday, March 14, 2019.

ULM, in partnership with President Nick J. Bruno and the Office of Student Life, annually sponsors the Lyceum Series which brings newsmakers, celebrities and forward-thinking cultural experts such as Zeihan to campus.

Zeihan is a geopolitical strategist, which means he helps people understand how the world works.

February 08, 2019

ULM Risk Management program ranked 9th in the country

ULM's Risk Management and Insurance Program moved up from the 11th largest in 2017 to the 9th largest in the nation in 2018.

Each year, Business Insurance, one of the top insurance industry news sources, ranks collegiate insurance programs by number of undergraduates majoring in risk management and insurance. For the fourth year in a row, the University of Louisiana Monroe's program was the largest in Louisiana and one of the largest in the Southeast, surpassing programs like University of Mississippi and Georgia State University.

February 06, 2019

"Nick and June Were Here" by ULM's Shalanda Stanley launches Feb. 12

Cosmo magazine named "Nick and June Were Here" the #3 Young Adult book to be "obsessed" with in 2019. This new novel by University of Louisiana Monroe faculty member Shalanda Stanley, Ph.D., will make its debut at a book launch from 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 12, in ballroom A of the SUB.
Stanley, a YA (Young Adult) author, is Interim Associate Director in the ULM School of Education.

February 05, 2019

ULM Mock Trial Team Wins Kangaroo Brawl

The University of Louisiana Monroe's mock trial team won Austin College's 2nd Annual Kangaroo Brawl in Sherman, TX on January 26-27, 2019, for their third tournament win of the season. ULM's Maroon squad defeated Texas A&M University, University of Arkansas, and Austin College to finish with a 7-0-1 record. Additionally, ULM's Gold squad finished in fifth place and three students won best attorney awards - Isiah Chavis, Jorden Johnson, and Shelby Joyner.

February 05, 2019

Progressive change in lighting will help ULM and the environment

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The University of Louisiana Monroe has been awarded a grant which will further the university's dedication to being a good steward of the environment.

ULM received a $179,830 grant on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, from Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell. The grant will fund installation of high-efficiency LED lights in some ULM buildings.

February 01, 2019

ULM's VAPA hosts Brass Day on February 8

On Friday, February 8, the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts will host the annual Brass Day, a free educational clinic for all brass players. Admission to all events is free.

January 30, 2019

ULM TRIO members visit high-tech science facility

Thirty students from the University of Louisiana Monroe's TRIO male mentoring program - Raising Achievement in Male Students (RAMS), which serves male students and members of Richwood High School's Cyber Literacy class, participated in a career exploration and enrichment trip to the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) Science Center in Livingston, La., on Dec. 6, 2018.

January 29, 2019

Saulsberry serving on La. Empowering Families to Live Well Council

Long-time educator and community advocate Dr. Pamela Saulsberry of the University of Louisiana Monroe attended the first meeting of the Empowering Families to Live Well Council on January 25 in the Governor's Press Room at the Louisiana State Capitol. Special guest was Gov. John Bel Edwards, who addressed the council at its inaugural meeting.

January 29, 2019

ULM Online among top 20 Master's in Counseling programs

The Office of ULM Online is pleased to announce the Master's in Counseling has been recognized as one of the top 20 programs in the country, according to Human ServicesEdu.org. The ULM Online program is a Master of Science in Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

January 29, 2019

ULM open as usual on Tuesday

ULM is open as usual today, Tuesday, Jan. 29, for classes and university operations. Any further information will be posted on ulm.edu or ULM social media. Please drive safely when traveling to and from campus

January 28, 2019

Winter Weather Advisory - Jan 28, 2018

Please be aware that a potential mix of wintry weather is expected in the Ark-La-Miss region beginning late tonight. The current forecast also calls for freezing temperatures for tomorrow morning. Please use extreme caution when driving or walking during these conditions.

ULM expects normal operations during this time, though we would like to remind the Warhawk Family that if a delay or closure of campus is expected, we will send notifications using the Warhawk Alert system, campus email, text messages, social media, and the home page of the ULM website (www.ulm.edu).

If you need to update your contact information in the Warhawk Alert system, we strongly urge you to do so as soon as possible at the following link: http://ulm.edu/ens/.

January 24, 2019

Siconolfi to join ULM's Office of Academic Affairs in interim role

The University of Louisiana Monroe welcomes Steven Siconolfi, Ph.D., who will join the Office of Academic Affairs in an interim role starting February 5. Siconolfi begins as Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Eric Pani.

January 18, 2019

Study shows ULM has $566 million impact on NELA economy

A recent study found the University of Louisiana Monroe contributed $566.8 million to the Northeast Louisiana* economy in Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

Conducted for ULM by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), the compelling study shows how the university is unmatched in its positive impact to the students, the region and the state. The university supports a variety of businesses and it benefits society as an economic driver, among other contributions.

January 17, 2019

Bruno accepts NLEP Top Project Award for VCOM

SHREVEPORT-MONROE -- North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP) honored the best in economic development at its Annual Meeting, called Top Event today, Thursday, January 17, 2019.

NLEP honored the Top Awards winners, which are projects or persons that have made a tremendous impact in economic development throughout North Louisiana during the previous year. The TOP Project Award recognizes a project that illustrates North Louisiana as a thriving region - a destination for high quality talent, innovative companies and global investment.

January 16, 2019

ULM Office of Sponsored Programs and Research announces successful 2018

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (OSPR) is pleased to announce another successful year in receiving grants and contracts from federal and state agencies and foundations. OSPR received notifications on almost $14 million in newly awarded research projects for 2018.

January 11, 2019

ULM offering new dual degree for PharmD and MBA

The University of Louisiana Monroe is now offering a dual degree program for a Doctor of Pharmacy and a Master of Business Administration.
Because of the growing need for pharmacy professionals to be knowledgeable in the business of operating a pharmacy, the ULM College of Pharmacy and the ULM College of Business and Social Sciences have developed a program for the professional pharmacy student to graduate with both a PharmD and MBA.

January 11, 2019

Library Director Megan Lowe writes book on challenges of modern librarians

University of Louisiana Monroe Library Director and Associate Professor Megan Lowe, M.A.,M.L.S., B.A., has recently co-written a book published by IGI Global.
"Examining the Emotional Dimensions of Academic Librarianship: Emerging Research and Opportunities," studies the emotional experiences of academic librarians.

January 03, 2019

ULM's Dental Hygiene program receives $20K grant

The ULM Dental Hygiene program served 2,452 patients in 2018.


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