News at LU

Antonio Lopez Maldonado seizes every opportunity on path to immigration law

Junior political science student Antonio Lopez Maldonado is on a path toward a career in immigration law, fueled by his personal immigration journey and a passion for making a difference.



LU teams up with TimelyCare to provide mental health services

Lamar University has partnered with TimelyCare to provide students with accessible and free virtual mental health services 24/7 through a user-friendly app, aiming to prioritize students' well-being during the holiday season and beyond.
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Student Life

LU'S Speech and Debate Team find success in 2023-2024 season

The Lamar University Speech and Debate team, co-founded by Drake Rothenberger and Kiera Figgins, has achieved remarkable growth and success in recent tournaments, earning multiple national qualifications and impressive rankings, with plans to participate in the national stage at Central Michigan University in spring 2024.
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Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering ushers in AI Integration

The Lamar University Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering has incorporated Artificial Intelligence (AI) into its academic program, introducing new graduate courses focused on User Experience with AI and AI for Industrial Engineering.
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Arts and Culture

LU Department of Theatre and Dance presents Dance Unleashed

The LU Department of Theatre & Dance is proud to announce the final production of the semester, "Dance Unleashed," the spring faculty dance concert, on April 28 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 at 2 and 7:30 p.m.
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Lamar University Press

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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Publish date: November 29, 2023