News at Lamar

  • EE majors England and Perry place in IEEE paper competition

    Mason England and Kyle Perry, both senior electrical engineering majors at Lamar University, have been awarded honors at the 2017 IEEE Region 5 Eastern Area Competition for student papers.

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    Posted: April 26, 2017

  • Participation doubles in LU undergraduate research expo

    Participation doubles in LU undergraduate research expo

    Lamar University’s Fourth Annual Undergraduate Research Expo, held April 21, surpassed its expected growth with a major leap in attendance, number of presentations and student involvement from the 2016 event.

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    Posted: April 25, 2017

  • Dance Team presents 'True Colors' in Spring Show

    Dance Team presents 'True Colors' in Spring Show

    The Lamar University Dance Team will exhibit its skill and dedication at the 12th annual spring show, “TRUE COLORS,” at the Jefferson Theater, 345 Fannin St. in Beaumont on May 5 and 6 at 7 p.m.

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    Posted: April 20, 2017

  • Woodard triplets track toward futures

    Adrian, Andre and Anthony Woodard learned quickly that family is all you have. The Woodard brothers are original natives of Nashville, Tennessee, but in 2009 they established residency in Texas.

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    Posted: April 20, 2017

  • Speech and Hearing hosts Sumitrajit Dhar

    Speech and Hearing hosts Sumitrajit Dhar

    The Lamar University Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences presents Sumitrajit (Sumit) Dhar in the Gruber Seminar Series. The series will take place May 1 from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in room GL-600 on the 6th floor of the Mary and John Gray Library.

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    Posted: April 20, 2017

  • Undergraduates showcase research in expo

    Lamar University’s students will showcase their work at the 4th annual Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo, Friday, April 21. The event, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR), will include 120 presentations by 250 LU students mentored by 88 faculty members representing 28 academic departments.

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    Posted: April 19, 2017

  • Sudha Kheterpal: Music inspires innovation, creative synergy for renewable energy devices

    Sudha Kheterpal: Music inspires innovation, creative synergy for renewable energy devices

    Several Lamar University students are engaged in “real world” work at Lamar University’s Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship (CICE) thanks to a partnership with world-renowned pop musician Sudha Kheterpal and her vision for a device to harness the sun’s energy while engaging the power of music and education.

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    Posted: April 19, 2017

  • PayScale names LU a Best Value College for Engineering

    Lamar University has been ranked as a best value school for students pursuing engineering as a major by PayScale’s 2017 College ROI report.

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    Posted: April 18, 2017

  • Bradley tapped for Margie Boswell Poetry Award

    Bradley tapped for Margie Boswell Poetry Award

    Jerry Bradley, professor of English at Lamar University, has been selected for the prestigious Margie Boswell Poetry Award for his poem “Alive in Captivity after the Flood.” Bradley will be commemorated in ceremonies celebrating creative writing at Texas Christian University on April 18.

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    Posted: April 17, 2017

  • LU announces Panama Canal cruise for alumni, friends

    LU announces Panama Canal cruise for alumni, friends

    Lamar University invites alumni and friends to participate in an 11-night cruise aboard the Azamara Quest exploring beaches, rainforests, and the Panama Canal January 4-15, 2018

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    Posted: April 12, 2017

  • Voice students take first place in competition

    Voice students take first place in competition

    Lamar University voice students from the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music earned numerous award placements at the annual Greater Houston Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing classical auditions on March 25, 2017, at the University of Houston.

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    Posted: April 12, 2017

  • LU selected for Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate

    LU selected for Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate

    Lamar University will join in the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate its Board of Directors announced recently. LU and 21 other new graduate schools of education join more than 80 members of the consortium in the important work of redesigning professional practice preparation in education for the improvement of PK-20 education and the organizations that support it.

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    Posted: April 12, 2017

  • Chris York selected for prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

    Chris York selected for prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

    Chris York, a sophomore double major in mathematics and computer science at Lamar University, has been selected as the fourth LU student to receive the distinguished Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

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    Posted: April 11, 2017

  • Hefner-Babb tapped for 2017 Texas Library Association award

    Theresa Hefner-Babb of Lamar University has been named 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Service in Library Instruction Award from the Texas Library Association Library Instruction Roundtable.

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    Posted: April 11, 2017

  • LU recognizes four faculty members as 2017 University Merit Award recipients

    Lamar University will honor four faculty members with 2017 University Merit Awards in recognition of superior teaching, scholarship and service to the university. Merit Awards will be presented to Ali Beheshti, Perumalreddy Chandrasekaran, Mahdi Safa and Xing Wu at the faculty awards ceremony April 12 at 1 p.m. in the University Event Center, 8th floor of the Mary and John Gray Library.

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    Posted: April 10, 2017

  • Jane Liu tapped 2017 University Professor

    Jane Liu tapped 2017 University Professor

    Lamar University’s 2017 University Professor and Ann Die-Hasselmo Faculty Scholar is Jiangjiang (Jane) Liu. She, along with University Merit Awards recipients and retiring faculty, will be honored at the faculty awards ceremony April 12 at 1 p.m. in the University Event Center, 8th floor of the Mary and John Gray Library.

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    Posted: April 10, 2017

  • Lone Star author Steve Davis presents ‘The first 470 years’ of Texas literature in free lecture

    Steve Davis, author of “Dallas 1963,” “J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind,” “Texas Literary Outlaws,” will give a presentation at 6:30 p.m. in the Reaud Executive Suite, first floor, Reaud Administration Building on the corner of Jim Gilligan Way and Rolfe Christopher Drive, April 19.

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    Posted: April 10, 2017