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Several University of Louisiana at Monroe students won awards at the Louisiana Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) spring conference recently held at ULM March 9. The singers performed for a panel of judges comprised of vocal teachers from throughout the state.
LifeShare Blood Centers will be on the ULM campus this week for the annual Spring Blood Drive during ULM’s Greek Week March 11-14.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe will host two upcoming fairs: the 2013 Region III Science and Engineer Fair on Tuesday, March 12, and the 2013 Region III Social Studies Fair on Thursday, March 14. Both fairs will be held at ULM’s Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Office of Career Connections will welcome local telecommunications company CenturyLink for a recruitment day on the ULM campus, from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, March 14, on the second floor of the Student Union Building.
University of Louisiana at Monroe Associate Professor of Art Dr. Joni Noble will once again offer ULM students two art/photography courses in Europe through the University of Southern Mississippi - ULM's consortium partner. Applications are now open for both programs.
Award-winning poet Lenore Weiss will read her poetry at the University of Louisiana at Monroe at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 21, in Hemphill Hall 134. The event is free and open to the public.
On March 6, on the campus of Bossier Parish Community College, leaders of BPCC and the University of Louisiana at Monroe signed a memorandum of understanding. The MOU is an expansion of a 2010 agreement that will allow for an even larger collaboration between the two institutions.
A new Recognized Student Organization at the University of Louisiana at Monroe brings the sport of lacrosse to the ULM student body. The ULM Lacrosse Club provides interested students with opportunities to compete against other lacrosse teams in the area.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe invites the community to bring family and friends to ULM, March 22-24, to enjoy Super Warhawk Weekend activities, including the annual Maroon and Gold football game, Warhawk Baseball, and the La' Louisianne Crawfish Boil, sponsored by ULM’s Ouachita Parish Alumni Chapter. Families with high school juniors and seniors are also encouraged to attend ULM’s annual Browse on the Bayou, from 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, March 23.
Enoch Doyle Jeter (B.A. '75), printmaking instructor at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is a teacher, an artist, pub owner, supporter of all things Irish, and the host of the longest running birthday celebration in the world for Beatle John Lennon. Jeter will illustrate the third novel of Jude Southerland Kessler's novel, "The John Lennon Series," titled "She Loves You."
Three University of Louisiana at Monroe political science majors presented papers at the Louisiana Political Science Association’s annual conference held at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, on March 2.
Dr. M. Sean Chenoweth, associate professor of geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, recently published a book chapter in a 14-volume collection titled "Treatise on Geomorphology," edited by Dr. John F. Shroder of the University of Nebraska Omaha and published by Academic Press.
The Chautauqua Nexus returned March 5 with guest speakers ULM social psychology professor Dr. Joe McGahan and Scott Higginbotham discussing the history of the Nexus and the purpose in bringing the program to downtown Monroe.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe recently announced the winners of the 13th Annual Student Research Symposium. Used as a vehicle to showcase the outstanding research being conducted by graduate and undergraduate students at ULM, the symposium presents the unique and high quality work of ULM students.
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (LSBDC) was recently awarded full accreditation. The accreditation review, mandated by the United States Congress, is modeled after the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Nearly 40 students from ULM's Choral and Sound of Today Marching Band will celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Dublin, Ireland from March 14-21. The Lord Mayor of Dublin has invited them to march in the St. Patrick's Day parade and to give a concert in St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
At 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7, and Friday, March 8, University of Louisiana at Monroe students will perform various classical scenes from opera and musical theater in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall, under the theme "Comedy Tonight." Admission is free and open to the public.
Dr. Javon Johnson, poet and professor from the University of Southern California, stood before a group of University of Louisiana at Monroe students, faculty, and Monroe community members and recited poem after poem, most from memory. Each new line elicited either stunned silence or exuberant applause from an overwhelmed audience. The event was hosted at the end of February by the ULM Department of Communication and the Office of Student Affairs as part of the ULM's "Traveling Scholars" series and in celebration of Black History Month.
For the first time, the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host the Annual Delta Tau Alpha National Convention. Delta Tau Alpha is a national honor society for students majoring in agriculturally related fields. Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, Dr. Mike Strain, will be the convention’s keynote speaker. Dr. Strain’s presentation will be in conjunction with the convention’s awards banquet, Friday, March 8.
In 2010, the University of Louisiana at Monroe signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bossier Parish Community College to offer a unique opportunity for students seeking four-year degrees in health care management. At 10 a.m., on Wednesday, March 6, on the BPCC campus, the two schools will sign a new MOU that expands on the 2010 agreement, allowing for an even larger collaboration between the two institutions.