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  • 2014 Beck Fellows present research; new Fellows named

    The 2014 Lamar University David J. Beck Fellows presented their summer research projects, Nov. 21, in the Mary and John Gray Library. The 2015 Beck Fellowship recipients and finalists were also formally named during the ceremony.

  • Harn honored with Rogers Community Service Award

    Monica Harn, associate professor and department chair of the speech and hearing sciences department, will be honored with Lamar University’s 2014 Julie & Ben Rogers Community Service Award at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the University Reception Center of the Mary and John Gray Library.

  • LU Opera Theatre presents a tribute to American opera

    Lamar University Opera Theatre will perform opera scenes featuring works by American composers Leonard Bernstein, Gian Carlo Menotti, Stephen Sondheim, Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber Nov. 21 - 23 in the Rothwell Recital Hall.

  • Dolores Jones Memorial Scholarship in Nursing established

    The Lamar University Foundation has announced an endowed scholarship has been established for the College of Arts and Sciences. The Dolores Jones Memorial Scholarship in Nursing will provide funding for outstanding students to further their studies at Lamar.

  • Closing Reception for Art Faculty Exhibition

    The Dishman Art Museum on the campus of Lamar University will host a closing reception for the Art Faculty Exhibition from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21.

  • Alias Brass Company performs with the Lamar Faculty Brass Quintet

    Join the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music for an exciting performance featuring the Lamar Faculty Brass Quintet and the Alias Brass Company at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. The quintets will perform popular selections from Ellington, Shostakovich, Bach, Brahms and Wagner in the Rothwell Recital Hall.

  • LU Cardinal Jazz Orchestra and Cardinal Jazz Singers concert

    Lamar University’s Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music will present a fresh spin on jazz classics when the Cardinal Jazz Orchestra and Cardinal Jazz Singers perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, in the Rothwell Recital Hall.

  • Endowed scholarship in business established at LU

    The Lamar University Foundation has announced an endowed scholarship has been established for the College of Business. The Michael Jay Gammill Presidential Scholarship in Business will provide funding for outstanding students to further their studies at Lamar.

  • College of Arts and Sciences presents Lamar Literary Festival

    The Lamar University College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of English and Modern Languages will host 14 writers from around the country to talk with faculty, staff, students and the community about writing and publishing.

  • LU presents Scholar-in-Residence Program, Nov. 19-20

    The Lamar University College of Education and Human Development will host the ExxonMobil Scholar-in-Residence Program on Wednesday and Thursday, November 19 and 20. Dr. Susan Nezda, chief medical officer for AIM Specialty Health, will review the scholarly endeavors and research of students who are completing research projects in wellness.

  • LU offers Master of Arts for Teachers of Spanish

    The Lamar University Department of English and Modern Languages has announced a new master’s degree program in teaching Spanish. This graduate program is a collaborative effort between Lamar University and the University of Salamanca and will begin the spring 2015 semester.

  • Veterans Day observance planned

    The Lamar Veterans Organization, the 23rd Cardinal Command, will host a Veterans Day ceremony for Lamar University students, faculty, and staff Nov. 11.

  • LU hosts International Cultural Festival

    Lamar University students, faculty and staff will celebrate a world of diversity in the LU International Cultural Festival, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.

  • Construction management program community service project

    The Lamar University Reese Construction Management Program will be working on their annual community service project at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Tyrell Park located at 5305 Tyrell Park Rd. in Beaumont.

  • Annual survey of LU student opinions complete

    Students in the fall 2014 Honors section of American Government conducted a survey of the political opinions of fellow students at Lamar University. The survey, administered during the first two weeks in October, generated responses from 300 students.

  • TALH program offers Preview Day Nov. 8

    The Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities (TALH) will host a fall preview day at the Mary and John Gray Library on Saturday, Nov. 8. The Academy is an early entrance college residential honors program at Lamar University.

  • Timberlake, Shipp selected as 2015 Beck Fellows

    Kara Timberlake and William Shipp, both of Beaumont, have been selected as 2015 recipients of the David J. Beck Fellowships, a competitive and generous award for Lamar University undergraduate students.