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  • Therapy dogs visit students during stressful finals week

    Lamar University students are being encouraged to “paws” for a study break during finals week, beginning May 13. Certified therapy dogs with the local organization Paws 4 Love Southeast Texas Pet Therapy and rescue pups from the Humane Society of Southeast Texas will be on campus at the Mary and John Gray Library to help students de-stress and prepare for finals week, May 13-19.

  • LU honors student employees

    Ten outstanding students were recently recognized for their contributions at Lamar University’s 7th annual Student Employee of the Year award ceremony.

  • Six students awarded Gilman Scholarships for study abroad

    The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State recently announced their Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship winners for summer 2015. Six Lamar University students have been selected to participate in study abroad internships and research through the scholarship funding.

  • Lamar University 2015 Summer Camps

    Lamar University invites students of all ages to a variety of summer camps to be held on campus this summer. Camps are offered for a variety of ages and interests with both daily and residential opportunities.

  • Campus leaders, organizations honored

    The Lamar University Department of New Student and Leadership Programs honored student organizations, student leaders and advisors during the 35th annual Toast to Leadership banquet April 23. Since 1980, the Toast to Leadership banquet has been held to recognize student leaders and the faculty and staff members who advise and guide the student organizations in their efforts.

  • STAIRSTEP hosts STEM outreach program

    STAIRSTEP (Students Advancing through Involvement in Research Student Talent Expansion Program) hosted 31 students from Port Neches-Groves High School April 21 for a campus tour and workshops/demonstrations by STAIRSTEP teams in math, computer science and physics. The program is designed to increase the number of students seeking undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Lamar students, grouped in special teams, led the campus tour which included a scavenger hunt with prizes.

  • Reese Construction Management Program hosts career forum

    The Lamar University Reese Construction Management Program has scheduled a Construction Career Forum for Wednesday, April 29, from 6-8 p.m. on the eighth floor of the Mary and John Gray Library.

  • Industrial Carillon presents new music from Nick Rissman

    Industrial Carillon, Lamar University’s new-music ensemble, will present "New (and not so new) music from Nick Rissman" at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 27. Rissman, director of Industrial Carillon, and associate professor in the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music, will host this evening of original compositions.

  • Lamar Dance Team presents spring show “Ten” May 8-9

    The Lamar University Dance Team will present its spring show “Ten” May 8-9 at the Jefferson Theatre. The dance team has been practicing and preparing for “Ten” since the beginning of January. The dancers found time for two rehearsals a week, and additional weekend rehearsals, while also dancing for the Cardinal basketball teams. “Ten” represents a total of 33 dances with some members performing in as many as 15 dances.

  • LU prepares to host concrete canoe regional competition

    A dozen Lamar University civil engineering students are working hard to ready Big Beau, their canoe, for the 2015 Tex-Mex Regional Competition. This year, preparations for the annual competition extend beyond the research and construction to include serving as hosts for the April 23-25 competition, the first at LU since 2004.

  • Cardinal Jazz Singers with guest artist Roger Treece

    Lamar University's Cardinal Jazz Singers will appear in concert with guest artist Roger Treece at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, in the Rothwell Recital Hall.

  • Dyrhaug exhibits work at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

    Professor Kurt Dyrhaug from Lamar University’s Department of Art participated as an invited artist in the third International Crosscurrent Exchange Show in Tokyo, Japan, March 20-28, 2015.

  • LU students win numerous awards at National Association of Teachers of Singing

    Lamar University voice students from the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music earned numerous award placements at the annual Greater Houston Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing classical auditions on March 28, 2015, at the University of Houston.

  • LU Opera Theatre performs Bernstein's 'Trouble in Tahiti'

    Lamar Opera Theatre will present a fully staged performance of Leonard Bernstein's "Trouble in Tahiti” April 17-19 in the Rothwell Recital Hall. Bernstein’s witty one-act opera set to jazz rhythms depicts a couple’s marital challenges and longing for love beneath the sunny veneer of 1950s American suburbia.

  • Young students 'Discover Engineering' April 18

    Lamar University is offering a free community event for young students to take a peak into the exciting world of engineering. The event will be held at the Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum on Saturday, April 18 from noon to 4 p.m.

  • Lamar honors Kumer Das as University Scholar

    Lamar University honored Kumer Das with the University Scholar Award April 8 in an award ceremony at the University Reception Center on the eighth floor of the Mary and John Gray Library.

  • LU honors three with University Merit Awards

    Lamar University has honored three faculty members with 2015 University Merit Awards in recognition of outstanding performance in the classroom. Award recipients are assistant professors Komal Karani, marketing; John McCollough, economics; Millicent Musyoka, deaf studies/deaf education.