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  • LU bands winter concert

    Lamar University’s acclaimed Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will appear in concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 24, in the Nederland High School Performing Arts Center. The diverse program includes selections from Thomas Tallis; John Barnes Chance; music from the motion picture, “How to Train Your Dragon”; and much more. Admission is free.

  • Cardinal Jazz Orchestra holiday concert

    Lamar University’s Cardinal Jazz Orchestra will perform classic and contemporary big band music and fresh arrangements of holiday classics with the Port Neches-Groves High School Jazz Band on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The free concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Port-Neches Groves High School auditorium.

  • 'Giving LU Day' set for December 1

    Lamar University is encouraging the university community – faculty, staff, students and alumni – to contribute to the university on Tuesday, Dec. 1, as part of Giving Tuesday.

  • LU Brass Choir headlines inaugural “Soul of the City” concert

    Lamar University’s Brass Choir will open the new “Soul of the City” concert series hosted by St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica on Friday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature new works for brass choir, as well as sacred music, Christmas music, film classics, Broadway hits and more. Guest artists will be organist Paul Holliday, performing an epic arrangement of Camille Saint-Saëns famous “Organ Symphony,” and soprano Abigail Dueppen, who will sing the “Vengeance” aria from W.A. Mozart's “The Magic Flute.”

  • Cardinal Jazz Singers concert offers classic jazz, contemporary a cappella and Christmas cheer

    From Pentatonix to B.B. King, Lamar University’s Cardinal Jazz Singers' concert on Nov. 19 will feature a variety of classic jazz standards and Christmas music, as well as more contemporary selections, all performed a cappella or with a live student rhythm section. The free concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Rothwell Recital Hall.

  • LU Drumline and Percussion Ensemble win prestigious world championships

    Lamar University's Drumline and Percussion Ensemble both took first place at the annual Percussive Arts Society's International Competition, Nov. 11 - 14, 2015, in San Antonio. Winning first place at the Percussive Arts Society is among the highest honors a collegiate percussion ensemble can receive. The awards establish LU’s percussion program as one of the finest in the world.

  • Lamar Civic Orchestra presents fall concert

    The Lamar Civic Orchestra’s fall concert on Tuesday, Nov. 17, will feature works by Schubert, Bernstein, Vaughan Williams and Mozart. The free performance will be at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre.

  • International Cultural Festival combines diversity, unity

    Lamar University students, faculty and staff will celebrate a world of diversity in the LU International Cultural Festival: A Global Experience, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, 2014, in the Montagne Center.

  • LU celebrates International Education Week

    In an effort to promote international understanding, education and exchange, Lamar University is celebrating International Education Week, a national initiative set by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs and the Department of State from November 16-20. Lamar University’s celebration this year will focus on the theme “Access for All” by highlighting the accomplishments and cultural revenue created by international students, as well as emphasizing international opportunities and appreciation for domestic students in a week of events.

  • Johnson, Nikoloutsos named 2016 Beck Fellows

    Cade Johnson, of Lumberton, and Nicolas Nikoloutsos, of Vidor, have been selected as 2016 recipients of the David J. Beck Fellowships, a competitive and generous award for Lamar University undergraduate students.

  • LU hosts International Cultural Festival

    Lamar University students, faculty and staff will celebrate a world of diversity in the LU International Cultural Festival: A Global Experience, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, 2014, in the Montagne Center.

  • LU presents industry leader in Weinert Entrepreneurial Lecture

    The Michael G. Weinert Entrepreneurial Lecture Series presents Anthony George, CEO of Nautical Control Solutions and founder and president of Control Dynamics International, in a public lecture, 11:10 a.m., Nov. 17 in Landes Auditorium in the College of Business.

  • Students present at Texas Undergraduate Math Conference

    Several Lamar University students recently attended the 11th annual Texas Undergraduate Math Conference hosted by the University of Texas at Tyler. The conference brings educators, students and professionals from across the state and allows students to present their mathematics research to an audience of their peers.

  • Computer science students tie for first

    Two students from the Lamar University Department of Computer Science, James Wilson and Bharatkumar Tejwani, both won first prize at the Student Poster Contest during the Association for Computer Educators in Texas (ACET) conference.

  • LU Opera Theatre presents an evening of musical theatre and operetta

    Lamar University’s Opera Theatre will present scenes from musical theatre and operettas featuring works by Gilbert and Sullivan, Stephen Sondheim, Franz Lehar and more at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13 - 14, in the Rothwell Recital Hall.

  • Fall dance concert spotlights student performances

    The Department of Theatre and Dance will present its fall dance concert, “Fall and Recovery,” Nov. 13 - 15 in the University Theatre. The evening of dance works encompasses many genres, including tap, jazz, musical theatre, modern and contemporary, and is choreographed by LU dance faculty and select students.

  • Delegation explores expansion of exchange programs

    Lamar University hosted a visit from a delegation of administrators, staff and faculty of Qilu University of Technology (QLUT) Nov. 5. The group visited with LU faculty, toured the campus, and met with administrators as in a visit aimed toward a better understanding of LU’s academic programs and expansion of the current exchange student program between QLUT and Lamar University.