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Veterans Day: ULM salutes former aviation professor and alum and helicopter pilot Lt. Col. Ernie Bruce

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 01:01
Lt. Col. Ernie Bruce served as a helicopter in Vietnam before coming to the University of Louisiana Monroe to lead the ROTC program. He earned his masters and went one to teach aviation. Today, in retirement, Bruce volunteers his time maintaining and repairing the Ouachita Council on Aging on Ferrand Street. He was named OCA 2017 Volunteer of the Year.

KEDM's Policy and a Pint forum discusses small business in a dot com world Thursday.

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:05
Join 90.3 KEDEM Public Radio for their continuing series Policy and a Pint on Thursday, November 14, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at Enoch's Irish Pub and Grill.

Locally produced 'Dinosauria' documentary premiers Thursday at ULM

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 18:11
The University of Louisiana Monroe will premiere "Dinosauria," a short documentary film focusing on Tyrannosaurus rex and the importance of geological history, on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in Hanna Hall 337.

ULM vs Florida State Rescheduled for Dec. 2nd

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:05
Florida State will host ULM on Dec. 2 in Doak Campbell Stadium, FSU Vice President and Director of Athletics Stan Wilcox announced Tuesday. The game was rescheduled after the original date of Sept. 9 was canceled due to Hurricane Irma.

ULM to honor veterans with ceremony Thursday, Nov. 9

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:38
The University of Louisiana Monroe will host its annual ULM Veterans Day Appreciation Ceremony at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 9 in the University Conference Center, located on the 7th floor of the ULM Library.

Miss ULM 2018 to be crowned Nov. 10

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:00
The 2018 Miss University of Louisiana Monroe Pageant is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in Brown Auditorium on the ULM campus.

ULM represented at Human Sciences Institute Conference

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:29
CSS doctoral candidate, Joan Collins Harwood, delivered a presentation on her dissertation topic, "Spiritual Fire: Infusing Love into the Discourse of Family Therapy." Likewise, CSS graduate, Roxanne Bourque, Ph.D., shared research from her dissertation, "Young Minds on Fire: Systemic Change Makes a Difference in Early Teaching." CSS graduate, Karen McClendon, Ph.D., contributed a political presentation, "Two Sides, One Country: How Systemic Thinking Creates a Context for Societal Change." ULM Instructors Jocelyn Chapman, Ph.D., and Bethany Simmons, Ph.D, co-presented "Feeding the Ouroboros: Gregory Bateson's Food for Thought and Thoughtfulness." Chapman discussed what Gregory Bateson had to say about "thought" and "thinking" and how this relates to "thoughtfulness" and Simmons shared how these ideas are at the heart of the origin of family systems therapy and how they are applicable not only in therapeutic practice, but also thinking about larger social systems and our participation in them.

ULM's TRIO intent on taking young men from high school to college

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 06:00
Since 2014, the University of Louisiana Monroe TRIO Program-Educational Talent Search, in partnership with Parks Community Support Services, Inc., has sponsored a Raising Achievement of Male Students (RAMS) mentoring program.

Hecht recital 5:30 p.m. Thursday; master class 11 a.m.

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 14:12
Brian Hecht of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will present a bass trombone recital at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Brown Auditorium.Dr. Richard Seiler, Professor of Music in the School of Visual and Performing Arts, will accompany Hecht on piano.

ULM's School of Construction Management to receive $97,000 Thursday

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 14:03
The University of Louisiana Monroe's School of Construction Management will accept a check for $97,000 from the Louisiana Licensing Board for Construction Management at a press conference Thursday. The event will be in the Media Room on the sixth floor of the ULM Library.

Brian Hecht to present recital, master class Thursday

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 09:14
Brian Hecht of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will present a bass trombone recital at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Brown Auditorium. Dr. Richard Seiler, Professor of Music, will accompany Hecht on piano. Hecht will present a master class with the low brass studio at 11 a.m. in Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall. S.E. Shires Custom Brass Instruments and The Band House from West Monroe will be exhibited in Biedenharn room 209 throughout the day.

ULM Ski Team wins 28th National Championship

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 16:41
The University of Louisiana Monroe Water Ski Team traveled to Bennett's Water Ski and Wakeboard School in Zachary, La., to compete in the 38th national championship of the National Collegiate Water Ski Association. The Warhawks tallied 12,165 points in winning their second consecutive and 28th overall national team title since the inception of the tournament in 1979.

Forum on 'Higher Education: The Future of Louisiana' set for Nov. 2

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:48
The University of Louisiana Monroe Faculty and Staff senates will host a forum, "Higher Education: The Future of Louisiana," on Thursday, Nov. 2, which is Higher Education Day in Louisiana.   The forum is at 2 p.m. in Sandel Hall, room 238.   Guests scheduled to discuss the challenges and strengths of higher education in the state -- with an emphasis on ULM -- are President Nick J. Bruno, Sen. Francis Thompson (D-Delhi), Rep. Katrina Jackson (D-Monroe), Courtney Hornsby, president of the West Monroe West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce, Ash Aulds of CenturyLink, Joshua Stockley, Faculty Senate President, Katherine Dawson, Staff Senate President and SGA President Bryce Bordelon.

It's official: ULM Doppler weather radar scanning the skies

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 09:35
At a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Oct. 25, University of Louisiana Monroe officials announced that the $3 million polarimetric Doppler weather radar is fully operational and actively scanning the skies of northeastern Louisiana and the surrounding area. The event was at the ULM Doppler radar site on U.S. 80. In 2012, ULM was awarded a $3 million grant through the Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOSHEP) to acquire a Doppler weather radar. In 2015, Enterprise Electronics Corporation was awarded the winning bid to manufacture and construct ULM's Doppler weather radar.

ULM Pharm.D. alumnus creates scholarship with $60,000 contribution

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:01
Monday, the same college held a check presentation to recognize an alumnus' $60,000 contribution toward a superior graduate scholarship that will support Doctor of Pharmacy students. The contribution was made by Dr. Salvador "Sal" Scaccia who received his Pharm.D. from ULM in 2002, which was the first Doctor of Pharmacy graduating class at ULM. Scaccia said the scholarship is very important to him as a way to give back to his alma mater for the gratitude and the successes he has made in his pharmacy career.

ULM Wind Ensemble presents concert Thursday

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 13:17
The ULM Wind Ensemble will present its first concert of the semester at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, in Brown Auditorium. The performance is free and the public is invited. The Wind Ensemble is the premier instrumental performing group of the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts and is comprised of music majors and student musicians from other degree programs at ULM. Conductors of the Wind Ensemble are Derle R. Long and Steven Pederson. Guest conductors for this performance are Kenna Veronee and Sean O'Pry.

ULM's Browse on the Bayou Nov. 4 for high school juniors, seniors and transfers

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:38
On Saturday, Nov. 4, beginning at 7:30 a.m., the University of Louisiana Monroe will host its annual Browse on the Bayou, a specially designed campus visit day for high school juniors and seniors and transfer students. This campus preview day is a great opportunity for potential students to meet with faculty, staff and other students as they tour campus and learn about various academic opportunities, student organizations and scholarships at ULM.

District High School Marching Festival at Malone Stadium Tuesday, Oct. 24

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:38
The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts hosts the District High School Marching Festival at Malone Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Approximately 13 high school bands from throughout northeast Louisiana will participate. The first performance begins at 3:30 p.m.

Press conference Wednesday to announce licensing agreement for olive oil based nutraceutical

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:22
A press conference will be held Wednesday to announce an agreement between the University of Louisiana Monroe and a Shreveport company to license an olive oil-based nutraceutical developed by a professor in the School of Pharmacy. The press conference at 2 p.m. in the Media Room on the 6th floor of the ULM library

Humes takes clarinet on the road with concerts in D.C., NYC

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:30
Dr. Scot Humes, Associate Professor of Clarinet in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana Monroe, will perform in Washington, D.C., and New York City in early November. These are the premier performances by Humes with Steinway Artist pianist Tania Tachkova. They are both from New York City.