News at LU

LU recognizes ‘Seniors of Significance’

Twenty Lamar University students graduating May 2021 were honored as “Seniors of Significance” during a “Toast to Leadership” award ceremony on the 8th Floor of the Mary and John Gray Library, April 7.



Commencement: LU brings back tradition, plus

After more than a year of altered commencement ceremonies due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more traditional ceremonies return to Lamar University this May with added pomp and circumstance for both in-person and virtual participants.
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Student Life

LU distinguished for Disability Services

Lamar University was recently named a “disability friendly school.” More than 4% of LU’s student population is registered with the school’s disabilities center, which offers unique accommodation solutions and a unifying transition fair for all juniors and seniors in high school.
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Arts and Culture

LU dancers take campus by storm

“Dancers Among Us,” hosted by the Department of Theatre & Dance at Lamar University, is a site-specific choreographic final project of the applied choreography class.
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The University Press is one of Lamar’s showpieces. It is the largest student-run business on campus, and it has become one of the most respected student newspapers in the country. Since 1977, the University Press and its magazines have garnered more than 1,200 awards, including first place for Best Non-Daily Student Newspaper in 1994 and 2005 from The Associated Press Managing Editors of Texas and first places in many other competitions. 

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