News at LU

Beaumont city councilman establishes $1M memorial gift, scholarship

Beaumont City Councilman Mike Getz donates $1 million through a charitable remainder unitrust (CRUT) in memory of his late wife, Allison Nathan Getz, benefiting Lamar University and five other Southeast Texas organizations.



Discover Engineering event inspires young minds

Lamar University’s College of Engineering, in collaboration with local industrial partners, proudly hosted their annual Discover Engineering event on Saturday, April 6, to foster interest in engineering among kindergarten through eighth-grade students.
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Student Life

LU’s International Student Council hosts Holi celebration

Lamar University's campus burst with color as the International Student Council (ISC) and India Student Association (ISA) came together to host Holi.
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LU alumnus turns love into fashion with Dos Corazonez

Dos Corazonez, founded by LU alumnus Julian Stevens in tribute to his mother's legacy, embodies love, resilience, and empowerment through fashion, transcending mere apparel to make a statement about the enduring power of love and human resilience.
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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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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: April 16, 2024