News at LU

Lamar University, ExxonMobil launch Cardinal NEST at Amelia Elementary

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, Lamar University and ExxonMobil officially opened the latest Cardinal NEST (Navigating Excellence Success and Triumph) at Amelia Elementary School.



LU to host reception in honor of former professor Richard Price’s 90th birthday

The LU Office of University Advancement and the family of former LU professor Richard Price, Ph.D., will host a reception on Saturday, Dec. 4 in honor of his 90th birthday. Richard L. “Doc” Price, I, Ph.D., was an associate professor of mathematics at Lamar University since August of 1970. He served as the College of Engineering’s director of Minority Recruitment and Retention and, for more than 30 years, he devoted himself to recruiting, educating and mentoring black students in the College of Engineering.
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Student Life

Two LU moot court teams advance to quarterfinals at regional tournament

The Moot is a competition that involves two student advocates engaging in simulated legal arguments before a hypothetical appellate court reviewing a fictitious case. Three LU teams competed, but based on their preliminary rounds results, the team of Maissa Salibi and Gillean Vandiver was ranked No.11 in the tournament. Novice team Katie Rice and Kaylee Goodspeed was ranked No.15 in the tournament.
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Cardinal Lights: A reimagined holiday tradition returns to Lamar University

Thousands of colored lights will adorn trees and illuminate campus buildings around Jimmy Simmons Boulevard, Jim Gilligan Way and the Rolfe Christopher Drive entrance to campus. Families are invited to take a slow drive through campus to enjoy the lights and other holiday themed decorations for the entire month of December through the new year.
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