LU News: Student Life

Keep up with what’s happening at Lamar University and take a look at the university’s calendar for upcoming events.


  • Two LU moot court teams advance to quarterfinals at regional tournament

    Two LU moot court teams advance to quarterfinals at regional tournament

    The Moot is a competition that involves two student advocates engaging in simulated legal arguments before a hypothetical appellate court reviewing a fictitious case. Three LU teams competed, but based on their preliminary rounds results, the team of Maissa Salibi and Gillean Vandiver was ranked No.11 in the tournament. Novice team Katie Rice and Kaylee Goodspeed was ranked No.15 in the tournament.

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    November 19, 2021
  • LU student Tim Cohrs receives Press Club Memorial Scholarship

    LU student Tim Cohrs receives Press Club Memorial Scholarship

    Annually, the Press Club of Southeast Texas utilizes funds accrued from donations, contest entry fees and banquet proceeds to provide a Lamar University communication student with the Press Club Memorial Scholarship. This year’s recipient was LU journalism major Tim Cohrs, who believes his scholarship serves as a representation of all the work he’s done over the years in the communication field.

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    November 05, 2021
  • LU Women in STEM to host STEM Panel

    LU Women in STEM to host STEM Panel

    In an effort to highlight the success of women in STEM fields, LU Women in STEM is hosting a panel discussion where guest panelists from a variety of STEM fields will meet with aspiring female STEM professionals to share their perspectives and experiences from the industry.

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    October 20, 2021
  • LU Beta Alpha Psi earns Superior Status

    LU Beta Alpha Psi earns Superior Status

    For the fifth time, the LU Beta Alpha Psi chapter in the College of Business has been recognized internationally as a Superior Chapter for their outstanding performance during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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    October 08, 2021
  • High school senior finds success in TALH program

    High school senior finds success in TALH program

    High school senior, Kristin Hebert, joined the Showcase of Southeast Texas marching band this fall as a feature twirler – one of the most prestigious positions in baton twirling. It’s an honor that she has dreamed of reaching since the age of four and was able to achieve sooner than expected, thanks to the Lamar University Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities program.

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    September 28, 2021
  • Alpha Tau Omega chapter recognized nationally

    Alpha Tau Omega chapter recognized nationally

    During the 2021 inaugural Alpha Tau Omega National Awards Celebration held in Orlando, Fla., the LU Texas-Zeta Theta chapter of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity was recognized with the True Merit Honorable Mention award. This is the second highest honor bestowed by the ATO Fraternity and the Texas-Zeta Theta chapter is one of only 24 chapters to receive this award among over 141 chapters and more than 8,500 undergraduates judged nation-wide.

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    August 30, 2021
  • LU College of Engineering to Host Freshmen Engineering Bootcamp

    LU College of Engineering to Host Freshmen Engineering Bootcamp

    The College of Engineering will welcome freshmen onto campus one week before the fall semester for Freshmen Engineering Bootcamp. Formerly known as Math SMART Camp, the camp is open to all first-year engineering students. The primary goal of FEBC is to build a community between students, faculty and staff to help increase retention of engineering students.

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    August 02, 2021
  • LU student Brendon Camp named runner-up in national Pi Sigma Alpha competition

    LU student Brendon Camp named runner-up in national Pi Sigma Alpha competition

    Senior political science and criminal justice major Brendon Camp has been recognized nationally by Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society, for his undergraduate paper, “Implied Consent: A Review of Judicial Process and Constitutional Law.”

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    July 28, 2021
  • Big Red and Lu Mascots Revealed

    Big Red and Lu Mascots Revealed

    From Big Red's mesmerizing dance moves to Lu's dazzling hair bows, our favorite birds often leave fans wondering, 'who's behind the mask?' For the first time in Lamar University history, we have revealed the secret identity of the Big Red and LU mascots. 

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    July 08, 2021
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