News at Lamar

  • LU alumna Alisa Fryar delivers lecture at undergraduate conference

    Alisa Fryar, associate professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma, was the keynote speaker at the fourth annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Humanities, Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences and Business and Education, November 18 at the Reaud Honors College, and involved about 38 students engaged in research and scholarly work.

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    Posted: November 21, 2017

  • LU celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    LU celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    On November 20, the Lamar University Office of University and Inclusion hosted Delwin Fiddler, Jr. in recognition of Native American Heritage Month. This was the inaugural celebration of Native American Heritage Month at the university

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    Posted: November 21, 2017

  • Norman Bellard appointed interim athletic director

    Norman Bellard appointed interim athletic director

    With the appointment this week of Cardinal sports legend Norman Bellard ’79 as interim athletic director, Lamar University is prepared to build on recent successes and strive for new achievements in athletics.

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    Posted: November 20, 2017

  • LU announces 2018 David J. Beck Fellows, Presidential Summer Fellows

    LU announces 2018 David J. Beck Fellows, Presidential Summer Fellows

    Lamar University has selected two students as 2017 David J. Beck Fellows as well as three finalists as 2018 Presidential Summer Fellows, all announced at a reception in the University Event Center, Monday, November 20.

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    Posted: November 20, 2017

  • TSUS Board re-elects Regents Salazar, Scott

    The Texas State University System Board of Regents today re-elected Rossanna Salazar of Austin chairman of the board and William F. Scott of Nederland vice chairman. Ms. Salazar and Mr. Scott were re-elected during the board's quarterly meeting on the campus of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.

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    Posted: November 17, 2017

  • LU senior nets American Mathematical Society scholarship

    LU senior nets American Mathematical Society scholarship

    Warren senior Destiny Allain has received the Trjitzinsky Award from the American Mathematical Society in the amount of $3,000. Allain is one of seven recipients in the country to receive this scholarship.

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    Posted: November 16, 2017

  • LU partners with UT in DOE grant to explore innovative CO2 storage

    Lamar University and the University of Texas are partners in a $4 million grant from the Department of Energy to explore new technologies for offshore geologic CO2 storage. LU will receive approximately $150,000 in funding for its portion of the project spread across the colleges of engineering and business.

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    Posted: November 15, 2017

  • Christmas in Boomtown, annual celebration December 9

    Did you know that the first mention of Santa’s Reindeer was in 1823 in a poem entitled Old Santeclaus with Much Delight? So, in 1901, that first Christmas after the Lucas Gusher, the children would have been watching for Santa’s reindeer.

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    Posted: November 15, 2017

  • Staff awards recognize excellence, longevity

    Staff awards recognize excellence, longevity

    Lamar University staff members were recognized recently for excellent service and years of service at a reception in the Mary and John Gray Library.

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    Posted: November 14, 2017

  • Holiday Jazz Concert set to swing

    Holiday Jazz Concert set to swing

    The Lamar University Cardinal Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Rick Condit, will present its annual holiday concert on Tuesday, November 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rothwell Recital Hall on the Lamar University campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

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    Posted: November 14, 2017

  • Wayne Reaud becomes 16th Southeast Texas Legends Scholarship Honoree

    Wayne Reaud was tapped the 16th Southeast Texas Legend Scholarship honoree at a news conference held November 9 in the lobby of the Wayne A Reaud Administration Building. The Beaumont Foundation began Southeast Texas Legends Scholarships at Lamar University in 2007 to honor those who blazed a trail across Southeast Texas by providing endowed scholarships for bright youth who need financial help to achieve their potential.

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    Posted: November 13, 2017

  • LU takes three Top Speaker awards, advances to Quarterfinals in regional Moot Court Tournament

    LU takes three Top Speaker awards, advances to Quarterfinals in regional Moot Court Tournament

    Two Lamar University student teams participated in the Texas A&M Law School Regional Moot Court Tournament November 4-5, taking three Top Speaker awards and advancing to the Quarterfinals. The tournament marked the first time Lamar University has participated in a regional, national-qualifying moot court tournament.

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    Posted: November 07, 2017

  • Students awarded undergraduate research grants

    Forty-four Lamar University students and their faculty mentors were recognized today (November 6) at an award ceremony hosted by the Lamar University Office of Undergraduate Research.

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    Posted: November 06, 2017

  • Innovation Boot Camp offered at LU’s Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

    Lamar University’s Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship will host the 2017 Innovation Boot Camp II for regional innovators, entrepreneurs, faculty and students December 1-2.

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    Posted: November 03, 2017

  • Education hosts American Education Week reception, speaker

    The Lamar University College of Education and Human Development will celebrate American Education Week, Monday, November 13, with an event recognizing Southeast Texas educators and invites area teachers and administrators to a reception.

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    Posted: November 03, 2017

  • Wind Bands in concert Nov. 16

    Wind Bands in concert Nov. 16

    Lamar University’s second band concert of the 2017-18 school year, featuring the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band, is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 16, in the University Theatre on the Lamar University campus.

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    Posted: November 01, 2017

  • Center for History and Culture presents 'Singing the Dream'

    LU’s Center for History and Culture presents “Singing the Dream: Cajun and Prison Music of Southeast Texas and Louisiana” with Kevin Fontenot and Caroline Gnagy. The lecture will take place on November 16 at 5 p.m. in the Reaud Event Center, Reaud Administration Building. A book signing and reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

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    Posted: November 01, 2017