News at LU

Dr. Jaime R. Taylor Named Sole Finalist in Lamar University Presidential Search

Chancellor Brian McCall has selected Jaime R. Taylor, Ph.D., as sole finalist in the Lamar University presidential search. Dr. Taylor was selected following an extensive national search.



LU Ranks in top 25 in the American Moot Court Association Oral Advocacy for 2021

Lamar University students have participated in the AMCA tournaments where students work in teams to construct legal arguments to present to judges. Teams will advance to higher rounds based on their performance.
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Student Life

LU distinguished for Disability Services

Lamar University was recently named a “disability friendly school.” More than 4% of LU’s student population is registered with the school’s disabilities center, which offers unique accommodation solutions and a unifying transition fair for all juniors and seniors in high school.
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Dishman Eagles soar to a new NEST

Dishman Elementary will soon receive a Cardinal NEST and have a Lamar University alum return to assist as an ambassador of LU. A long time LU donor is making the NEST possible at Dishman which joins Pietzsch-MacArthur, Blanchette, Charlton-Pollard, Amelia, Martin and Fletcher as Beaumont ISD NEST campuses.
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Arts and Culture

LU dancers take campus by storm

“Dancers Among Us,” hosted by the Department of Theatre & Dance at Lamar University, is a site-specific choreographic final project of the applied choreography class.
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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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