News at Lamar

  • 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

  • LU hosts International Education Week

    Lamar University will celebrate International Education Week though a variety of multicultural activities promoting this year’s theme, “Connecting Texas to the Americas and Beyond,” November 13-17. All events are free and open to the public.

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    Posted: October 31, 2017

  • New pre-veterinarian scholarship established

    The Lamar University Foundation recently established the Shanna B. and Robert L. Alspaugh Regents Scholarship for Pre-Veterinary Studies thanks to a gift from Bob Alspaugh of Orange in memory of his late wife Shanna.

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    Posted: October 26, 2017

  • Myers and Friends Scholarship established

    The Lamar University Foundation has announced an endowed scholarship. The Juanita and Clevan Myers, Sr. and Friends Scholarship will provide assistance to full-time, undergraduate students.

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    Posted: October 26, 2017

  • AMERICA GOES TO WAR: Sheet Music of World War I featured in display

    AMERICA GOES TO WAR: Sheet Music of World War I featured in display

    Lamar University’s Special Collections is exhibiting a new display, “America Goes to War: Sheet Music Cover Art of the First World War,” from Wednesday, November 1 through Monday, January 15, 2018 on the first floor of the Mary and John Gray Library.

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    Posted: October 25, 2017