News at Lamar

  • 1038 students named to Deans’ list for spring 2016

    A total of 1038 Lamar University students earned places on the Deans’ List for the 2016 spring semester, deans of Lamar’s five academic colleges announced.

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    Posted: June 22, 2016

  • Youths experience STEM first-hand

    Middle school students are learning by doing at the 10th annual ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp — a free, two-week residential program for underserved sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students gifted in math and science hosted by Lamar University from June 19-July 1

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    Posted: June 22, 2016

  • Global Enrichment: academics to life lessons for group experiencing China

    On May 27, six Lamar University’s College of Business students in Kakoli Bandyopadhyay’s Global Enrichment class boarded a plane bound for China. There, they visited some of the most renowned companies in the world, but the academic lessons they learned on the Study Abroad trip were subsequent to the new perspectives they gained. They quickly realized they could learn lessons about life never found in a textbook.

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    Posted: June 21, 2016

  • LU confers 1,680 degrees at spring commencement

    Lamar University awarded 1,680 degrees at its Spring Commencement. Lamar University conferred 44 doctoral degrees, 895 master's degrees and 741 bachelor's degrees during the commencement ceremonies.

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    Posted: June 17, 2016

  • 741 receive bachelor’s degrees in spring commencement

    Lamar University conferred bachelor’s degrees to 741 individuals during spring commencement ceremonies.

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    Posted: June 17, 2016

  • University names 644 students to President's list for Spring 2016

    A total of 644 Lamar University students earned places on the President’s List, President Kenneth Evans announced. Students who qualify for the President’s List carry a full course load of 12 semester hours or more with grade point averages of 4.0 for that semester. They automatically earn places on the Deans’ List.

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    Posted: June 16, 2016

  • LU among select group to hold ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp

    Lamar University’s 10th annual ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp (EMBHSSC) will be held on campus from June 19-July 1. Lamar University was selected by the Harris Foundation-ExxonMobil Foundation partnership as one of only 10 universities nationwide to receive funding for the camp.

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    Posted: June 16, 2016

  • LU staff, faculty and students show Excellence in the Media

    Lamar University staff and students fared very well in the 25th annual Excellence in the Media competition held by the Press Club of Southeast Texas bringing home 12 first-place trophies, 11 second-place awards, 9 third place awards, and one honorable mention at the event June 10.

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    Posted: June 13, 2016

  • MBA student receives Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation Scholarship

    Keyana Carr of Lamar University is among a select group of exceptional students from across Texas to receive scholarships this year from the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation. Carr and others will be recognized formally at the foundation’s annual induction dinner October 27 in San Antonio.

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    Posted: June 13, 2016

  • LU’s Utter publishes ‘Guns and Contemporary Society’

    A recent publication by Lamar University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Glenn Utter has been crafted in order to get its readers thinking critically about gun rights and gun control. Guns and Contemporary Society: The Past, Present, and Future of Firearms and Firearm Policy examines various approaches to firearms, including constitutional and legal issues, public health and criminal justice concerns, and perspectives on personal safety and self-defense.

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    Posted: June 13, 2016

  • 14th annual Nightingale Experience offers first-hand nursing opportunities

    The 14th annual Nightingale Experience will be held on June 10-11, 2016. Forty-five high school students will visit Lamar University's JoAnne Gay Dishman Department of Nursing and CHRISTUS Hospital - St. Elizabeth to learn about the nursing profession. The Nightingale Experience is a two-day event for high school students who are interested in nursing as a career choice.

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    Posted: June 10, 2016

  • Export - Graphic Design in Southeast Texas showcases locally designed work at the Dishman

    “Export: Graphic Design in Southeast Texas,” is currently on view at the Dishman Art Museum through July 31. The exhibition features locally designed work, including advertising, posters, brochures, web design, printmaking and illustrations. A reception with the designers will be held on Friday, June 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission to the exhibition and reception is free.

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    Posted: June 07, 2016

  • Utter publishes three-volume work on ‘Guns and Contemporary Society’

    A recent publication by Lamar University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Glenn Utter has been crafted in order to get its readers thinking critically about gun rights and gun control.

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    Posted: May 29, 2016

  • Regents approve Lamar University concealed handgun policy

    At its May 26 meeting, the 10-member Texas State University System Board of Regents approved the official concealed handgun policy for Lamar University students, employees and visitors that will go into effect August 1, 2016.

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    Posted: May 26, 2016

  • Board of Regents Approves Concealed Handgun Policies for TSUS Institutions

    The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System today approved campus-specific policies regarding the possession of concealed handguns at the System’s eight member institutions. The policies, which take effect Aug. 1, 2016, were approved during the Board’s quarterly meeting at Texas State University’s Round Rock campus.

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    Posted: May 26, 2016

  • Ducks Unlimited chapter earns spot on Sweet 16 list

    Lamar University’s student chapter of Ducks Unlimited has been named to its Sweet 16 list of top-producing volunteer university chapters throughout the nation.

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    Posted: May 25, 2016

  • University Press introduces new leadership

    The University Press (UP), Lamar’s student newspaper, has named three students as the editorial team for 2016-2017.

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    Posted: May 24, 2016