News at Lamar

  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Receives Welch Foundation Grant

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Receives Welch Foundation Grant

    The Lamar University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has been awarded the departmental research grant by the Welch Foundation. The $120,000 grant will be given to LU over the next three years.

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    Posted: December 08, 2017

  • Therapy dogs to allow students to ‘paws’ for finals

    Lamar University students had the opportunity to relax during finals week with therapy dogs provided by Paws 4 Love Southeast Texas Pet Therapy.

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    Posted: December 08, 2017

  • Eckart is soccer Student-Athlete of the Year

    Lamar University senior M.J. Eckart was named the Southland Conference Women's Soccer Student-Athlete of the Year, and the Cardinals placed four student-athletes on the conference's all-academic team that was announced Monday by the SLC office.

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    Posted: December 08, 2017

  • Lamar University tapped for Outstanding Society of Physics Students Chapter

    The Society of Physics Students (SPS) at Lamar University was recently tapped an Outstanding SPS Chapter for 2016-2017, officials announced, in recognition of its activities in research, outreach and service.

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    Posted: December 07, 2017

  • Reaud Honors College Dean Kevin Dodson honored with scholarship endowment

    Reaud Honors College Dean Kevin Dodson honored with scholarship endowment

    Phi Kappa Phi recently honored Lamar University Reaud Honors College Dean Kevin Dodson when it endowed a new scholarship in recognition of his service to the university.

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    Posted: December 07, 2017

  • Speakers set for Winter Commencement

    Winter Commencement ceremonies will be held December 15-16 at Lamar University as some 1,470 students are expected to receive bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in commencement programs held in the Montagne Center by each of the university’s five colleges.

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    Posted: December 07, 2017

  • Office of Undergraduate Research presents student awards

    Office of Undergraduate Research presents student awards

    The Lamar University Office of Undergraduate Research recently presented awards to graduate and undergraduate students for work presented at the 5th Annual Texas STEM Conference, and the 4th Annual Humanities, Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Education and Business (HASBSEB) Conference.

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    Posted: December 07, 2017

  • LU names new Arts and Sciences dean

    After a thorough national search, President Kenneth Evans has named Lynn Maurer as dean of Lamar University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Maurer, who has more than 22 years of teaching, research and service, will assume the position on July 1, 2018 pending TSUS Regents' approval.

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    Posted: December 07, 2017

  • Freddie Titus to be honored

    Titus, assistant professor of teacher education in the College of Education and Human Development, will be honored as Lamar University’s 2017 Julie and Ben Rogers Community Service Award recipient at a 3 p.m. ceremony on December 14.

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    Posted: December 06, 2017

  • KVLU 91.3 announces Ireland trip

    As part of its mission to educate and entertain the community of Southeast Texas, 91.3 KVLU public radio has a long tradition of hosting travel trips and will host a trip to Ireland in 2018.

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    Posted: December 05, 2017

  • Nunez tapped Rotary International Global Grant Scholar

    Lamar University senior Ryan Nunez of Port Arthur has been named a Global Grant Scholar by Rotary International District 5910 and will use the scholarship for graduate study in the Netherlands next year.

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    Posted: November 30, 2017

  • Molten metal meets modern methods

    3D printing preps LU sculpture students for opportunities: “We’re doing great things using this new technology in creating sculpture,” said Lamar University’s Kurt Dyrhaug, professor of studio art and sculpture whose genre ranges from industrial-scale installations of wood and iron to diminutive designs that blend the latest technology, traditional and trend-setting techniques.

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    Posted: November 29, 2017

  • 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