News at Lamar

  • Students advance art appreciation in Russia

    Students advance art appreciation in Russia

    Lamar University students kicked off their summer exploring world-renowned art and architecture in Saint Petersburg, Russia while earning course credit for ARTS 1301, a core curriculum requirement.

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    Posted: June 23, 2017

  • Online M.Ed. program ranked

    Lamar University’s M.Ed Teacher Leadership program was recently ranked by AffordableColleges.com in a review of schools across the nation for quality and affordability.

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    Posted: June 22, 2017

  • CICE hosts international conference

    CICE hosts international conference

    Ten nations were represented at the 2nd International Workshop on Offshore Geologic CO2 Storage held June 19-20 at Lamar University’s Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship.

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    Posted: June 19, 2017

  • Students return from engineering studies in Spain

    Students return from engineering studies in Spain

    Thirteen Lamar University students in the College of Engineering traveled to Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) in Tarragona, Spain recently to study contemporary global issues in engineering management under the leadership of University Professor Jerry Lin.

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    Posted: June 19, 2017

  • Students, staff win Houston Press Club honors

    Lamar University Press students and communications staff took home a number of honors in the 2017 Houston Press Club Star Awards program, held June 10 in Rice University’s Grand Hall. The awards represented work done in 2016.

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    Posted: June 15, 2017

  • Spaulding awarded Texas Business Hall of Fame Ben J. Rogers scholarship

    Spaulding awarded Texas Business Hall of Fame Ben J. Rogers scholarship

    Eric Spaulding of Lamar University was selected to receive the Texas Business Hall of Fame Ben J. Rogers scholarship, an exclusive award granted to a small group from among applicants statewide.

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    Posted: June 14, 2017

  • Students study dementia in England, Ireland

    Students study dementia in England, Ireland

    Undergraduate and graduate students of speech and hearing sciences at Lamar University earned course credit abroad this summer as they learned new, person-centered approaches to engaging individuals with dementia in Liverpool, England, and Dublin, Ireland.

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    Posted: June 12, 2017

  • Spoeri joins LU advancement team

    Spoeri joins LU advancement team

    Jeff Spoeri joins the staff of Lamar University as associate vice president for university advancement, bringing nearly 21 years of development and fund-raising experience to the position beginning June 30.

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    Posted: June 09, 2017

  • Online MPH program ranked No. 3

    Lamar University’s Master’s in Public Health program has been ranked No. 3 in the U.S. in a review of schools across the nation by AffordableColleges.com

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    Posted: June 07, 2017

  • Ryans receives life-changing gift

    Ryans receives life-changing gift

    Lamar University’s Fredrick (Fred) Ryans captivated the attention of two local business leaders with his heart-warming speech at the annual scholarship dinner in April 2017. A few days later, they would present Ryans with a life-changing gift.

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    Posted: June 06, 2017

  • LU earns Press Club honors

    The Press Club of Southeast Texas announced the winners in the 2017 Excellence in the Media contest during its annual fund-raising banquet June 2. Lamar University students, faculty and staff were recognized alongside the working media, communications and public relations professionals of the region for work created during 2016 in a number of categories.

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    Posted: June 05, 2017

  • McNair scholar visits Brookhaven National Laboratory

    McNair scholar visits Brookhaven National Laboratory

    Suzanne Wheeler of Port Neches, a senior physics major and McNair scholar at Lamar University, traveled with her McNair research advisor, James Drachenberg, assistant professor of physics, to Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, New York, for the STAR Collaboration Meeting.

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    Posted: June 01, 2017

  • Civil engineers honored for congestion mitigation project

    Civil engineers honored for congestion mitigation project

    Lamar University’s Xing Wu, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, along with Hao Yang, adjunct assistant professor, and a group of graduate students, recently received honors from the Texas Department of Transportation and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials for their research.

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    Posted: May 30, 2017

  • LU names students to President’s List

    A total of 500 Lamar University students earned places on the President’s List for the 2017 spring semester, President Kenneth Evans announced.

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    Posted: May 26, 2017

  • LU names students to Deans’ List

    A total of 1,085 Lamar University students earned places on the Deans’ List for the spring 2017 semester, deans of Lamar’s five academic colleges announced.

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    Posted: May 26, 2017

  • LU remembers… photography exhibit shows changes through decades

    LU remembers… photography exhibit shows changes through decades

    Lamar University will celebrate its history with a talk and exhibit of photography documenting the area’s progress throughout the years at 2 p.m. on May 30 on the sixth floor of the Mary and John Gray Library.

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    Posted: May 24, 2017

  • Online Master’s ranks 11th in Top Criminal Justice Schools list

    Lamar University was recently ranked 11th out of 50 in Top Criminal Justice Schools’ list of the best online Master’s in Criminal Justice degree programs in the nation.

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    Posted: May 23, 2017