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  • Study Abroad participation nearly triples

    Lamar University’s rapidly growing Study Abroad Office nearly tripled its participation in the past year, and the Study Abroad Director Jeff Palis has high expectations for the 2016 academic year.

  • Purkey Memorial Scholarship established in finance

    An endowed scholarship in the name of Laura H. Purkey has been established in the Lamar Univeristy Foundation. The Laura H. Purkey Memorial Scholarship will benefit undergraduate students majoring in finance in the College of Business.

  • LU conferred 768 degrees in August commencement

    Lamar University conferred 768 degrees during commencement ceremonies on Aug. 22, 2015.

  • STAIRSTEP students present computer science research

    Lamar University STAIRSTEP undergraduate students presented research in computer science at SIGITE 2015, the 16th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education in Chicago, an international conference on IT education hosted by DePaul University spanning Sept 30 to Oct 3.

  • International students face off in soccer tournament

    The International Student Council at Lamar University will close out their weeklong International Student Soccer Tournament this Saturday and Sunday. The tournament, which has been a reoccurring event, aims at bringing different cultures together through friendly competition and the love of sport.

  • Two TALH students selected as National Hispanic Scholars

    Lamar University Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities (TALH) seniors Jacob Copley and Steven Garcia have been selected as National Hispanic Scholars

  • College of Business tapped by Princeton Review's 2016 Best B-schools

    Lamar University has been recognized by Princeton Review’s “Best 295 Business Schools: 2016 Edition” for its exceptional MBA and leadership programs in the College of Business. Of the 295 business schools recognized, 280 are in the U.S. and 15 are international.

  • LU offers Study Abroad Fair Oct. 13

    Lamar University is hosting a Study Abroad Fair Oct. 13 in the Setzer Student Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students will learn about the opportunities and the benefits of studying abroad.

  • LU recognized for commitment to employees with disabilities

    Lamar University has been recognized for its commitment to the employment and support of persons with disabilities with the 2015 Business of the Year award from the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS).

  • LU international students share cultures

    A group of Lamar University international students will visit Vincent and Marshall Middle Schools this week to present information about diversity and cultural heritage.

  • Nursing students help mend memory with music

    Lamar University nursing students are helping implement the innovative Music and Memory project to enhance the quality of life of resident dementia patients through music. The work is part of a Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) grant to College Street Health Center in Beaumont, one of only 32 nursing homes in the state in the program.

  • New alumni advisory board members announced

    The Lamar University Alumni Advisory Board has elected Carol Hebert of Nederland to serve as 2015-2016 president. Stephanie Molina of Beaumont is past president and Ransom Jones of Beaumont will serve as president-elect.

  • Zani: Monster stories will loom large

    “Monsters in Literature in Philosophy – Vampires, Zombies and Bears, Oh My!” will be the topic of the Distinguished Faculty Lecture presented by Steve Zani, professor of English and Modern Languages, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre.

  • STAIRSTEP program exceeds goals

    Lamar University’s STAIRSTEP program has exceeded its goals once again in its mission to retain and transition students into their advanced studies and career placement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

  • LUPD adds, upgrades body-worn cameras

    The Lamar University Police Department is expanding its use of body-worn cameras to enhance safety.

  • Business college hosts Savoy as ExxonMobil Executive in Residence

    As ExxonMobil Executive in Residence, Brian Savoy will present “Don’t be Transactional with Your Career” in Lamar University’s Landes Auditorium in the Galloway Business Building at 11:10 a.m. on Oct. 13. The lecture, with advice and stories centered on being fully invested in your career, is free and open to the public. He will also host a faculty colloquium and meet with graduate business students that day.

  • Dishman Art Museum exhibition explores Civil War themes through a contemporary lens

    Lamar University’s Dishman Art Museum is currently exhibiting large-scale photographs by Eliot Dudik from two recent series, “Broken Land” and “Still Lives.”