News at LU

Discovering the magic: Christian Craddock on earning his ears at Walt Disney World

Christian Craddock has always had a deep-rooted love for Disney. Like most, he grew up watching Disney movies and shows while his grandfather, a Disney enthusiast, told stories of Disney theme parks filled with magic and wonder. Now, the senior data analytics major is living his dream of discovering the magic behind the happiest place on Earth: Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.



Lamar University looks back at 20 years of commencement

Over two decades, LU commencement has been transformed; however, the goal has always remained the same: to celebrate the education and preparation of students for their future.
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Student Life

English cohort presents ‘rhetoric of stuff’

For their final grade in Rhetoric, the cohort in Dr. Adrienne Blackwell-Starnes’ class made posters of all that they’ve learned about the “rhetoric of stuff" — with topics ranging from the decluttering phenomenon to children of parents with hoarding disorders and more.
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LU College of Engineering partners with Emerson Automation to host Industry Training

The LU College of Engineering partnered with Emerson Automation, a manufacturing and training company, in a four-day training on DeltaV hardware and troubleshooting, hosted at Lamar University’s Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship in the Emerson Advanced Technology Center.
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Arts and Culture

Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music presents Jimmy Simmons Jazz Fest

The Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music will present the Jimmy Simmons Jazz Fest on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located on the campus of Lamar University. Admission is free and open to the public.
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