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December 10, 2016

ULM confers graduate, undergraduate degrees during fall 2016 Commencement

MONROE, La. -- 704 students from the University of Louisiana Monroe's fall 2016 graduating class earned degrees on Saturday, Dec. 10, in ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

December 09, 2016

2016 Holiday Video

December 08, 2016

ULM, Children's Coalition partner to host conference Friday

MONROE, La. -- ULM's School of Education, in partnership with the Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana, will host the "What Works Conference: Breaking the Cycle," at the ULM Student Union Building from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 9.

December 06, 2016

ULM to award nearly 740 degrees Saturday

On Saturday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m., the University of Louisiana Monroe's Fall 2016 Commencement Ceremony will take place in ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

December 05, 2016

Louisiana State Senator Ronnie Johns named ULM's fall commencement speaker

MONROE, La. -- Louisiana State Senator Ronnie Johns will serve as the Commencement speaker for ULM's fall ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

December 02, 2016

ULM names new associate vice president for academic affairs

MONROE, La. -- Dr. Michael Camille, former associate dean of the College of Arts, Education and Sciences, has been named the new associate vice president for academic affairs at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

November 30, 2016

Chili cook-off and water ski show to precede ULM/ULL game Saturday

MONROE, La. - The University of Louisiana Monroe's football team will face the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in the Military Appreciation Day game this Saturday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at JPS Field at Malone Stadium.

November 30, 2016

ULM announces new endowments for faculty and student support

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation (ULM Foundation) announced that is has established new endowments for faculty and students.

November 28, 2016

Annual Holidays at ULM Nov. 29

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe welcomes the community to the 14th annual Holidays at ULM Celebration, beginning at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, in ULM's Brown auditorium. The festivities begin with a holiday concert, followed by the popular tree lighting ceremony.

November 28, 2016

ULM welcomes new alumni director Sarah Mouton

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe announced Monday the appointment of Sarah Mouton of Duson, La. as its new director of alumni affairs.

November 23, 2016

ULM's annual art sale begins Nov. 28

In line with the holidays, the University of Louisiana Monroe's Annual Art Sale will begin Monday, Nov. 28, and run through Friday, Dec. 2.

November 22, 2016

University closes for Thanksgiving Holidays

November 17, 2016

ULM to unveil completely renovated Sandel Hall

MONROE, La. - The University of Louisiana Monroe welcomes the community to the grand opening ceremony for its newly remodeled Sandel Hall and Barnes & Noble bookstore on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 10 a.m.

November 16, 2016

Eleven things that will shape your ULM experience

We enroll in college, attend classes, study, and several years later, come out with a diploma, ready to experience "the real world."  

November 15, 2016

ULM announces freshman essay contest winners

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe's English program hosted its annual Best Freshman Essay Awards Ceremony Monday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m. in the media room on the 6th floor of the university library.

November 14, 2016

ULM's Chapman, McClendon present at annual conference

MONROE, La. -- Dr. Jocelyn Chapman, part-time instructor in ULM's Creative Systemic Studies (CSS) online doctoral program, and CSS program graduate Dr. Karen McClendon, presented at the International Society for the Systems Sciences' (ISSS) 60th Annual Conference, at University of Colorado, Boulder, July 24-30, 2016.

November 11, 2016

ULM's fountain in Scott Plaza receives major renovation

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe held a ribbon cutting Friday for the renovation of the fountain and grounds in the Mayme and Tom Scott Plaza.

November 10, 2016

12 ULM students perform in the Intercollegiate Honor Choir concert

MONROE, La. -- Twelve University of Louisiana Monroe students led by ULM Director of Choral Activities, Dr. Deborah Chandler, participated in the Louisiana Intercollegiate Collegiate Honor Choir concert held last Friday night at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans.

November 09, 2016

ULM alumna named executive director of Fulton Chamber of Commerce

After a five-month search, the Fulton Chamber of Commerce in Fulton, Miss. has named ULM alumna and Itawamba Community College (ICC) public speaking instructor Mary Sue Boggs its new executive director.

November 09, 2016

ULM social work students participate in service learning project

MONROE, La. -- A group of University of Louisiana Monroe students led by Dr. Pamela Higgins Saulsberry, interim director of the ULM's School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, participated in a service learning project at Carroll Junior High School in Monroe during the month of October.

November 09, 2016

Three ULM health studies faculty present at national conferences

MONROE, La. -- During the month of October, three University of Louisiana Monroe faculty from the Health Studies program presented at national conferences.

November 07, 2016

Elizabeth Ann Cook

Principal, Cypress Point Elementary School

November 07, 2016

Campus and community invited to ULM Veterans Day event

Monroe, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe will host its annual ULM Veterans Day this Thursday, Nov. 10 at 10:30 a.m. in the University Conference Center, located on the 7th floor of the ULM Library.

November 07, 2016

ULM Risk Management and Insurance students gain practical industry knowledge

MONROE, La. -- Eight University of Louisiana Monroe Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students along with associate professor Dr. Christine Berry were invited and given complimentary attendance at the 2016 Mid-Year Meeting of the Louisiana Surplus Lines Association (LSLA).

November 04, 2016

Ashlynn Lanford crowned Miss ULM 2017

MONROE, La. -- Ashlynn Lanford, a sophomore kinesiology major from Pineville, was crowned Miss University of Louisiana Monroe at the 64rd Annual Miss ULM Pageant held Nov. 4, in front of a packed house at Brown Auditorium.

November 04, 2016

ULM School of Pharmacy receives $600,000 estate gift

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Pharmacy is the recipient of a $600,000 estate gift from Mildred Maurer, the school announced at a press conference Friday.

November 03, 2016

A conversation with ULM L Club Hall of Fame inductee 'Jab' Johnson

MONROE, La. -- Derunzia "Jab" Johnson will be inducted into the ULM L Club's Hall of Fame on Nov. 5.

November 03, 2016

A conversation with ULM L Club Hall of Fame inductee Ryan Stuart

MONROE, La. -- Men's basketball star Ryan Stuart will be inducted into the ULM L Club's Hall of Fame on Nov. 5, 2016.

November 03, 2016

Monroe business owner, ULM grad chosen to serve on White House Business Council

MONROE, La. -- Marco Moran, local business owner and University of Louisiana Monroe alumnus, has been chosen to participate in the White House Business Council and Business Forward.

November 02, 2016

Miss ULM 2017 to be crowned Nov. 4

MONROE, La. -- The 2017 Miss University of Louisiana Monroe Pageant is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in Brown Auditorium on the ULM campus.

November 01, 2016

ULM freshman class serves area senior citizens

MONROE, La. -- Last Friday, a group of students from the University of Louisiana Monroe participated in a community service project with the Ouachita Council on Aging (OCA), a local non-profit organization serving senior citizens in Ouachita Parish since 1967.

November 01, 2016

ULM to host Pippin the musical spring 2017

MONROE, La. -- The ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) has announced its spring 2017 production--Pippin.

October 31, 2016

ULM Choir reveals the best-kept secret to state's high-schoolers

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe's Concert Choir will tour several Louisiana high schools Nov. 1 - 3 as part of the annual fall recruiting tour.

October 31, 2016

ULM unveils custom digital view book for prospective students

MONROE, La. - The University of Louisiana Monroe released its newly designed digital view book for prospective students. The digital book was commissioned by the ULM Admissions department as a new way of interacting with students.

October 26, 2016

ULM's John Sutherlin meets with feds in D.C. about brownfields redevelopment projects

MONROE, La. -- University of Louisiana Monroe associate professor of political science, John W. Sutherlin, is a leading proponent of brownfields redevelopment, having inspected more than 300 brownfields sites across the U.S. and Europe since 2000.

October 26, 2016

ULM's University Park to receive artificial turf

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe announced the installation of new artificial turf for its University Park outdoor recreational complex at a press conference Wednesday.

October 25, 2016

VAPA to host guest artists on trumpet, horn and piano

MONROE, La. -- On Sunday, October 30th at 3:00 p.m., the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) will host a recital and master class by Dr. Jeremy McBain, Dr. Katherine Carothers McBain, and Mr. Paul Johnston. The trio will perform a variety of solo and ensemble music featuring trumpet, horn, and piano.

October 25, 2016

ULM's Medical Laboratory Science program receives maximum accreditation award

MONROE, La. — The University of Louisiana Monroe’s Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Program has received the maximum accreditation award of 10 years from the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

October 24, 2016

Entergy donates $3,000 to ULM's Mobile Dental Hygiene Unit

The dental hygiene program at the University of Louisiana Monroe recently received a $2,500 grant as well as a $500 partner appreciation grant from Entergy in support of ULM's Mobile Dental Hygiene Unit.

October 20, 2016

10 things you might consider doing during Fall Break

Fall break is here, and while many students rushed home or took an exciting trip, you had to stay here. This might be due to the study-load or simply due to the long distance from home.

October 20, 2016

ULM communication program welcomes traveling scholar Amanda Martinez

MONROE, La. -- As part of the Traveling Scholar Series, the Communication Program at the University of Louisiana Monroe is excited to welcome Dr. Amanda Martinez to ULM's campus on Tuesday, Oct.  25 to present a talk on the relationship between race and comedy.

October 19, 2016

ULM Water Ski Team wins 27th national championship

Monroe, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe Water Ski Team travelled to Imperial Lakes in El Centro, Calif. to compete in the 37th national championship of the National Collegiate Water Ski Association (NCWSA).

October 18, 2016

ULM Mock Trial finishes strong in the Hustle City Challenge

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe's Mock Trial team competed in the Hustle City Challenge last weekend at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas where the Gold, Maroon, and White squads all finished with identical 5-3 records, taking fifth, sixth, and seventh place among the 16 teams at the competition.

October 17, 2016

ULM's Up 'til Dawn invites community to 'Trunk-or-Treat'

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe's Up 'til Dawn organization will host its annual "Trunk-or-Treat" event in ULM's Brown Stadium parking lot, located on Warhawk Way next to Malone Stadium, from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29.

October 17, 2016

ULM's VAPA to present 'Sweeney Todd' Oct. 27-29

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) presents the classic "Sweeney Todd" for three performances at Brown Auditorium Oct. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m., the weekend before Halloween.

October 14, 2016

ULM announces 2016 Alumni Award winners

The University of Louisiana Monroe Alumni Association will present its annual awards, the Golden Arrow Award and the Rising Young Alumnus Award, during a Homecoming brunch held at ULM Oct. 15 during Homecoming Week.

October 13, 2016

New student event center coming to ULM

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe announced the creation of a new student event center at a press conference on campus Thursday morning.

October 13, 2016

ULM waterski team competes for 27th national title

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe's Water Ski Team will compete for its 27th national title at the 38th National Collegiate Waterski Championship tournament held at El Centro, California from October 13-15.

October 12, 2016

Exploring new heights: ULM student's research takes her to the Himalayas

MONROE, La. -- University of Louisiana Monroe junior biology major, Melissa Bloch, explored new heights by travelling to the Himalayas in India along with her advisor, Dr. Joydeep Bhattacharjee, as part of a summer research internship.

October 11, 2016

ULM fishing team wins regional tournament, advances to national championship

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe's fishing team won the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) College Regional bass fishing tournament Saturday, Oct. 8 on the Ouachita River.

October 11, 2016

ULM Homecoming Queen, King, and Court announced

MONROE, La. -- University of Louisiana Monroe senior, Kaitlin Nicole Neal, was crowned ULM's 2016 Homecoming Queen during a pep rally on Monday, Oct. 10, as part of ULM's Homecoming week festivities.

October 10, 2016

ULM Wind Ensemble to hold first performance of the semester

MONROE, La. -- The ULM Wind Ensemble will present their first performance of the semester on October 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Theater.

October 06, 2016

ULM gears up for 2016 Homecoming: 'Home is Where the Hawk is'

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe will host its Homecoming Week from October 10 to October 15 with the theme "Home is Where the Hawk is."

October 05, 2016

ULM fishing team to compete in FLW regional tournament on Ouachita River

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe fishing team will compete in the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) College Regional bass fishing tournament on Saturday, October 8 on the Ouachita River.

October 04, 2016

World's most famous hacker Kevin Mitnick to speak at ULM Business Symposium

Kevin Mitnick, known as the world's most famous hacker, will deliver the keynote address at the ULM College of Business and Social Science's annual Business Symposium on Thursday, October 13 at 6 p.m.

October 04, 2016

ULM student speaks at the 2016 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in New Orleans

MONROE, La. -- Adam Nettles, a senior political science major and president of the College Democrats at the University of Louisiana Monroe, was invited to serve as a guest speaker at the 2016 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner held by the Louisiana Democratic Party in New Orleans on Oct. 1.

September 30, 2016

ULM to host Fall Gala Oct. 6

The University of Louisiana Monroe College of Arts, Education, and Sciences will host its Fall Gala from 5-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, at the home of John and Dorothy Schween.

September 28, 2016

ULM VAPA faculty to present recital

Dr. James Boldin, Associate Professor of Music, and Dr. Richard Seiler, Professor of Music, will perform a recital as part of the Visual and Performing Art's Faculty Artist Concert Series on Tuesday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall.

September 27, 2016

ULM pharmacy researcher awarded $1.7 million NIH grant to study diabetes

MONROE, La. -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded University of Louisiana Monroe professor Dr. Karen Briski a five-year $1.7 million grant that may one day lead to a life-changing treatment of Type-1 diabetes.

September 26, 2016

ULM Mock Trial team takes first place in the 'Jackson Joust'

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe Mock Trial teams competed in the Jackson Joust this past weekend at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., with the Gold squad sweeping all rounds to take first place.

September 26, 2016

ULM to host Career Fair Week

MONROE, La. --The University of Louisiana Monroe's Office of Career Connections will host its Career Fair Week September 26-28.

September 23, 2016

ULM online graduate history program ranked no. 4

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe's online master's program in history was ranked no. 4 in CollegeValuesOnline.com's list of "Top 16 Value Colleges" for an online master's in history for 2016-17.

September 22, 2016

ULM Water Ski to host annual Bayou Classic

The University of Louisiana Monroe's Water Ski Team will host its annual Fall Bayou Classic tournament this weekend, September 24 and 25 on Bayou DeSiard. The tournament will begin at 8 a.m. each day and will feature some of the world's best water skiers competing in slalom, jump and tricks.

September 22, 2016

ULM's Todd Murphy receives three grants worth over a quarter-million

MONROE, La. -- Dr. Todd Murphy, assistant professor of atmospheric science at the University of Louisiana Monroe, has secured three grants totaling $263,767.

September 19, 2016

ULM welcomes Iggy Azalea for Homecoming concert

MONROE, La. -- The famous Australian rapper, Amethyst Amelia Kelly, better known as Iggy Azalea, will perform at ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum on Thursday, October 13 at 8 p.m.

September 19, 2016

The Revivalists to perform at ULM

MONROE, La. -- The New Orleans root-driven rock-soul band, The Revivalists will perform at the University of Louisiana Monroe's Fant-Ewing Coliseum on Friday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m.

September 16, 2016

Starving The Beast Screening at ULM

The University of Louisiana Monroe, in collaboration with Grambling State University, Louisiana Delta Community College, and Louisiana Tech University, will be hosting an exclusive screening of the upcoming documentary, "Starving the Beast: The Battle to Disrupt and Reform America's Public Universities" in Biedernharn Recital Hall on Tuesday Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. The film The event emcee will be Leo Honeycutt.

September 15, 2016

ULM's fall enrollment tops 9,000

The University of Louisiana Monroe is proud to announce that student enrollment has grown, topping 9,000 students for the first time during Dr. Nick J. Bruno's tenure as president.

September 13, 2016

ULM included in 'Best National Universities' ranking by U.S. News & World Report

MONROE, La. -- Big news came to the University of Louisiana Monroe's campus Tuesday  when the U.S. News & World Report included the university in its 2017 "Best National Universities" ranking.

September 06, 2016

ULM College of Arts, Education, and Sciences to host art crawl on campus

The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting the Fall 2016 Art Crawl on several campus locations on Thursday, Sept. 8. from 5-7 p.m.

September 02, 2016

Cultural landscape map of NELA donated to ULM

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe received a donation of a large cultural landscape map of northeast Louisiana at a special presentation on campus Friday morning.

September 02, 2016

ULM toxicology department announces mold analysis addition to asbestos laboratory

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe toxicology department asbestos analysis lab expanded its existing testing capabilities to include airborne mold spore analysis.

September 01, 2016

ULM gives freshmen Top Hawks iPads and ice cream

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe Office of Recruitment and Admissions hosted an ice cream social for select freshmen students on Thursday in honor of their outstanding high school test scores. These scholars are known as "Top Hawks."

September 01, 2016

ULM's Social Science Research Lab does more than conduct studies

MONROE, La. -- Dr. John W. Sutherlin, associate professor of political science and director of the Social Science Research Lab (SSRL) at the University of Louisiana Monroe and graduate student Ashley Lawrence recently volunteered at Our House homeless shelter in Little Rock, Ark.

September 01, 2016

ULM's Rad Tech program ranked nationally

The University of Louisiana Monroe's online program in Radiologic Technology was ranked in the nation's "Best Online Colleges for Radiological Sciences" by OnlineColleges.com.

August 31, 2016

Artist, alumnus Bobby Bridger to take up residency at ULM

The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe is pleased to announce the residency of singer, songwriter, poet, actor, playwright, author, and painter Bobby Bridger for September 5-8, 2016. 

August 30, 2016

Board of Regents approves new ULM post-bacc certificate program

The Louisiana Board of Regents recently gave final approval to ULM's new post-baccalaureate certificate program in Accounting Technology.

August 30, 2016

ULM online counseling program ranked no. 7 in nation for affordability

The University of Louisiana Monroe's predominantly online master's in counseling program was ranked no. 7 in the nation for affordability by CollegeChoice.net.

August 24, 2016

ULM's VAPA to host Brubeck Brothers Quartet

The University of Louisiana Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) is hosting The Brubeck Brothers Quartet on Tuesday, September 13, at 7:30 PM in Brown Auditorium, located on the ULM Campus.

August 23, 2016

ULM employees honored for years of service

The University of Louisiana Monroe honored faculty and staff members for their service to ULM at the 13th annual Employee Recognition Ceremony and luncheon.

August 23, 2016

ULM's 'Week of Welcome' in full swing

New and returning students arrived on the University of Louisiana Monroe campus over the weekend during 'Move-in-Mania,' which marked the beginning of the university's 'Week of Welcome' (WOW).

August 22, 2016

ULM faculty, staff presented with Foundation Awards for Excellence

University of Louisiana Monroe faculty and staff gathered last Thursday in Brown Auditorium to honor excellence in research, teaching, creative/artistic activity, and service at the fifth annual ULM Foundation Awards for Excellence.

August 18, 2016

ULM President Bruno delivers university address

Dr. Nick J. Bruno, President of the University of Louisiana Monroe, delivered his sixth State of the University address Thursday morning to faculty, staff and members of the community who gathered in Brown Auditorium.

August 11, 2016

ULM's Pi Kappa Alpha chapter breaks international record

Members of the University of Louisiana Monroe's Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity set a new record for consecutive wins of the fraternity's coveted Robert A. 'Smythe' award by winning their 18th consecutive at the Pi Kappa Alpha Convention held in New Orleans.

August 10, 2016

ULM music professor publishes book

Dr. James Boldin, Associate Professor of Music in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana Monroe, has published a new book titled Solo Training for Horn.

August 08, 2016

ULM to host premiere event, The Pursuit

The University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting an inaugural event called 'The Pursuit' to mark the launch of a new athletic and academic year.

August 04, 2016

ULM ranked no. 1 in nation for best value online RN to BSN program

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe's online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program was ranked no. 1 in the nation for 2016-17 by CollegeStart.org.

August 01, 2016

ULM partners with LA Department of Insurance to deliver workshop

The University of Louisiana Monroe's Risk Management and Insurance program partnered with the Louisiana Department of Insurance, Division of Diversity and Opportunity, to host and deliver a workshop for insurance agents at the university.

July 26, 2016

ULM fishing team headed to Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

MONROE, La. -- Two members of the University of Louisiana Monroe's fishing team will be competing in the 2016 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship on Green River Lake in Campbellsville, Ky. July 28-30.

July 25, 2016

ULM Rad Tech faculty, students recognized at annual conference

MONROE, La. -- The 59th Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists (LSRT) was held July 7-9 in Baton Rouge, La., at which faculty members and students of the ULM Department of Radiologic Technology participated in a number of events.

July 20, 2016

ULM's Up 'til Dawn members visit hospital, attend leadership seminar

MONROE, La. -- Members of the University of Louisiana Monroe's St. Jude Fundraising organization Up 'til Dawn (UTD) traveled to Memphis to visit the hospital and attend the Collegiate Leadership Seminar (CLS).

July 19, 2016

ULM Foundation receives $60,000 from Christopher Youth Center

MONROE, La. -- Representatives from the Christopher Youth Center presented the University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation with a $60,000 investment at a press conference held on campus Tuesday.

July 19, 2016

Louisiana Stars Drum and Bugle Corps in residency at ULM

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe is pleased to announce that the Louisiana Stars and Bugle Corps will be in residency at the university from July 17-22.

July 13, 2016

ULM construction receives $262,000 donation from industry

Representatives from the Louisiana Licensing Board for Construction Management (LLBCM) and the Contractors Educational Trust Fund (CETF) presented a donation totaling $262,000 to the University of Louisiana Monroe's School of Construction Management during a press conference on the ULM campus Wednesday.

July 07, 2016

ULM alumna serves as law clerk to Attorney General of Arkansas

MONROE, La. - University of Louisiana Monroe alumna Emily Helmick was recently selected to serve as a law clerk to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.

July 06, 2016

ULM's Bailes accepted into prestigious Wharton Executive Leadership Program

Dr. Wendy Bailes, Associate Director of Undergraduate Nursing Programs at the University of Louisiana Monroe, has been accepted into the prestigious 2016 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) - Wharton Executive Leadership Program, held August 8-11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Penn.

July 01, 2016

ULM criminal justice program ranked no. 26 in nation

MONROE, La. - The University of Louisiana Monroe's online bachelor of arts in criminal justice was ranked no. 26 in the nation by CollegeValues.com.

July 01, 2016

ULM to host free junior high band camp

The Junior High School Band Camp, hosted by the University of Louisiana Monroe, remains scheduled for July 11-13.  

June 29, 2016

ULM Accounting program ranks no. 28 nationally on CPA exam passage rate

The University of Louisiana Monroe Accounting program has earned the ranking of no. 28 for first-time passage rate on the CPA exam out of 266 medium-sized university programs across the U.S.

June 29, 2016

Steven Pederson returns to ULM as director of athletic bands

Steven Pederson has been appointed Associate Professor of Music at the University of Louisiana Monroe where he will serve as Director of Athletic Bands, including the Sound of Today and Technical Fowls Basketball pep Band.

June 28, 2016

ULM President's Academy draws to a close

MONROE, La. -- The President's Academy at the University of Louisiana Monroe concluded its fifth year as a premier academic and career exploration camp for high-performing academic students.

June 27, 2016

Important Information regarding Scholarship Scams

We would like to remind you to be careful to avoid scholarship scams and other forms of financial scams.

June 27, 2016

ULM professors conduct training on dementia for local law enforcement

First responders across the U.S. are becoming increasingly aware of the challenges they face when interacting with patients suffering from dementia. Two professors at the University of Louisiana Monroe are making sure that first responders in northeast Louisiana are equipped with the proper training to make those interactions the most effective.

June 24, 2016

ULM receives national ranking for "best value online programs"

MONROE, La.--CollegeStart.org--an online resource for campus and online education--has ranked the University of Louisiana Monroe's online platform, eULM, as one of the "Best Value Online Programs" in the nation, and no. 1 in the state.

June 22, 2016

Study abroad program takes ULM students to Costa Rica

MONROE, La. -- Nineteen students and two faculty members at the University of Louisiana Monroe recently took a two-week trip to San Jose, Costa Rica to enhance their Spanish language skills and learn about the culture.

June 21, 2016

ULM police department acquires two new Segway® vehicles

Police officers at the University of Louisiana Monroe have a new way of getting around campus, thanks to the acquisition of two new battery-powered personal transporters (PT).

June 17, 2016

ULM education hosts STEM camps in the twin cities

MONROE, La. -- The School of Education at the University of Louisiana Monroe will facilitate two summer camps aimed toward accelerating student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

June 16, 2016

ULM scores one hundred percent on 2016 GRAD Act report

MONROE, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe passed the 2016 GRAD Act performance accountability process and related legislative data audit with no negative findings.

June 14, 2016

ULM's Doppler weather radar approved for operation by federal government

MONROE, La. —It was announced this week that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted the University of Louisiana Monroe the license to operate its Doppler weather radar.

June 14, 2016

ULM to host variety of summer camps

Monroe, La. -- Are your kids screaming for summer? If so, ULM is hosting a variety of camps available to you throughout the summer, ranging from basketball, softball, music, crafts, and much more! These camps offer a fun and educational experience for a wide variety of ages.

June 13, 2016

ULM graduate pharmacy student wins award at annual conference

Abu Bakr Siddique, a graduate pharmacy student at the University of Louisiana Monroe, won the Thomas L. Lemke Outstanding Poster Presentation Award at the MALTO Medicinal Chemistry-Pharmacognosy Meeting-in-Miniature held May 22-24 at the University of Houston.

June 13, 2016

Inspired to inspire: local artist, ULM instructor uniting the Twin Cities

As a young girl, Brooke Foy would watch her father, a contractor and builder, create things with his own hands.

June 08, 2016

ULM to host senior high flute camp

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) will host the High School Flute Camp from June 16-18.

June 08, 2016

ULM sends six contestants to 2016 Miss Louisiana Pageant

The University of Louisiana Monroe will send six contestants to the 53rd Annual Miss Louisiana Pageant to be held in Monroe on June 23-25 at the Monroe Civic Center's W.L. Jack Howard Theater.

June 07, 2016

ULM to kick off 'PREP' June 8

The University of Louisiana Monroe's Preview, Registration, and Enrollment Program, better known as 'PREP,' kicks off with its first session June 8.

June 07, 2016

ULM online psychology program nationally ranked

Monroe, La. - The University of Louisiana Monroe's online bachelor's program in psychology was ranked no. 27 in the nation by CollegeSource.net.

June 03, 2016

ULM Honors Program preparing students for success

MONROE, La. -- So many faces, so many families, came together at ULM's graduation commencement. Many students were singled out for special recognition during the ceremony for not taking the traditional route to graduation.

June 02, 2016

eULM master's in curriculum and instruction nationally ranked

The University of Louisiana Monroe has been identified as having one of the most affordable online Master's in Curriculum and Instruction degree programs by TopEducationDegrees.org.

June 01, 2016

eULM history program ranked no. 8 in nation

Monroe, La. -- The University of Louisiana Monroe's online master's program in history was ranked no. 8 in the nation. according to GradSource.com

June 01, 2016

America's "fastest-growing sport" comes to ULM

The annual Mid-South Regional pickleball tournament took place over Memorial Day weekend at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

May 31, 2016

VAPA faculty to perform at international symposium

Trio Mélange, a faculty ensemble in the School of Visual and Performing Arts, will perform at the 48th International Horn Symposium, June 13-18 on the campus of Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York.

May 26, 2016

Six ULM alumni honored by national college fraternity

MONROE, La. - Six alumni from the University of Louisiana Monroe were inducted as members of Kappa Alpha Order (KA)'s Horace H. White Province Court of Honor at a dinner and investment ceremony held at The Shreveport Club in Shreveport, La. on May 6th.

May 24, 2016

ULM's online nursing program ranks no. 24 in nation

The University of Louisiana Monroe's online nursing degree program has been ranked no. 24 in the nation by CollegeValuesOnline.com.

May 20, 2016

ULM announces spring 2016 President's and Deans' lists

MONROE, La. -- University of Louisiana Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno has announced the President's List and Deans' List for the spring 2016 semester at ULM.

May 17, 2016

Three professors retire from ULM

A retirement party in honor of Dr. Terry Jones, Dr. Edward 'Gene' Eller and Mr. Gary Ratcliff was held at the University of Louisiana Monroe on Wednesday, May 11.

May 14, 2016

ULM commencement focuses on attitude and sacrifice

Nearly 825 students from the University of Louisiana Monroe's spring 2016 graduating class earned degrees on Saturday, May 12, in ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

May 11, 2016

ULM to award over 820 degrees Saturday

On Saturday, May 14, at 10 a.m., the University of Louisiana Monroe's Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremony will take place in ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

May 10, 2016

ULM's chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha presented with community service award

The University of Louisiana Monroe fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha was presented the Community Service Award by the Monroe / West Monroe Convention and Visitor's Bureau during its May 5th luncheon. 

May 09, 2016

Mozart's 'Magic Flute' to be performed at ULM

The delightful favorite "The Magic Flute" by Mozart will be presented by the Louisiana Opera on Friday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoon, May 22 at 2:00 p.m. in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall on the campus of the University of Louisiana Monroe.

May 06, 2016

Two ULM English students win competitive summer internship stipends

Two University of Louisiana Monroe English majors, Lauren C. Haigler, of Haughton, La., and Shelby N. Russell, of West Monroe, La., have each won a Summer Internship Stipend from Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honors Society.

May 04, 2016

The New Music on the Bayou Festival

Composers from around the U.S. and beyond are coming to the Monroe/Ruston area from June 1st through June 4th to have their music performed at the New Music on the Bayou Festival.

May 04, 2016

Football season tickets now on sale

MONROE, La. - Season tickets for the upcoming 2016 ULM football season are now on sale and the athletics department has announced kick-off times as well as promotions for each home football contest.

May 03, 2016

Benjamin Sisters Claim Seven National Titles

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May 02, 2016

Two ULM Alumni to be Featured on The Balancing Act®

University of Louisiana Monroe alumni Hope Anderson (B.A., '10) and Joey Trappey (B.B.A. '05, M.Ed. '07) will be featured on The Balancing Act® airing on Lifetime® Television, Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

April 29, 2016

Campus initiative to draw attention to budget crisis

Campus initiative to draw attention to budget crisis

A day of mass emailing called Mission: Maroon is being planned for May 2 by ULM leadership in response to the possible losses that Louisiana higher education and healthcare are facing in the next fiscal year.

April 28, 2016

ULM holds Phi Kappa Phi initiation

The annual Phi Kappa Phi initiation was held April 17, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the ULM Library Conference Center. 

April 26, 2016

eULM's Masters in Public Administration named among nation's most affordable

The University of Louisiana Monroe's online master's degree in Public Administration has been named one of the nation's most affordable by GradSchoolHub.com.

April 25, 2016

ULM's academic performance rate among the best in Sun Belt, NCAA

The University of Louisiana Monroe is tops in the NCAA's Academic Performance Rate (APR) in the Sun Belt Conference in three sports and beats the national average in four sports.

April 21, 2016

ULM honors five community leaders with awards at 'Evening of Honor'

The University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation recognized five community leaders with the presentation of the 'Warhawk Ambassador Award' during an evening of honor last night on ULM's campus.  

April 20, 2016

ULM students, faculty, and graduates speak at national humanities conference

Eight students, faculty, and graduates from ULM's Creative Systemic Studies online doctoral program presented at the 2016 Humanities and Education Research Association Conference in New Orleans last month

April 19, 2016

Solidarity for survivors: 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' highlights sexual assault

Draped in teal boas and FemHawks T-shirts, the men wobbled around in stilettos, their calves bulging from the unknown strain of ankle elevation, a pain most women know all too well.

April 18, 2016

ULM's Hawkeye wins TV, social media awards in NYC

The Hawkeye, the student-run newspaper at the University of Louisiana Monroe, returned to the College Media Association's conference in New York City last month and brought home two national awards.

April 18, 2016

Congressman Ralph Abraham to serve as ULM Commencement speaker May 14

The University of Louisiana Monroe's annual spring Commencement Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

April 14, 2016

Student Spotlight (Lauren Harper)

April 14, 2016

Men's golf recognized by NCAA for academic performance

The ULM men's golf program has been recognized by the NCAA for its success in the classroom.

April 13, 2016

ULM to conduct clean water research

The University of Louisiana Monroe and the Ouachita Parish Police Jury are entering into a memorandum of understanding to conduct clean water research.

April 12, 2016

ULM brings comedians John Mulaney and Damon Wayans, Jr. to Monroe

John Mulaney and Damon Wayans will perform live at the Jack Howard Theater at the Monroe Civic Center on April 21 at 8 p.m.

April 11, 2016

ULM Wind Ensemble to present final performance Thursday

The ULM Wind Ensemble will present their final performance of the semester on Thursday at 7:30 pm in Brown Theater. 

April 11, 2016

Annual ULM Maroon and Gold Game set for Saturday

The ULM football program will officially wrap up spring practice on Saturday afternoon as the squad holds its annual Maroon and Gold Spring Game on the turf at JPS Field at Malone Stadium. The game will begin at 3 p.m. and admission is free.

April 11, 2016

NELA Horn Ensemble to present concert at ULM

The Northeast Louisiana Horn Ensemble will present a free concert on Wednesday, April 13th at 7:30 P.M. in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

April 07, 2016

ULM's online marketing degree named country's most affordable

ULM is continually striving to make education more affordable while raising the standard of academic excellence, and it is not going unnoticed.

April 07, 2016

ULM toxicology students attend, win awards at international conference

Six Ph.D. and three B.S. students from the ULM Toxicology Department participated at the 2016 meeting of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) in New Orleans last month.

April 06, 2016

Pharmacy students, faculty spend spring break serving in Honduras

For most students, spring break is a time to relax from the stresses and strains of academic life. For a group of pharmacy students at the University of Louisiana Monroe, however, it was a time of service.

April 06, 2016

Rad Tech faculty, students attend 2016 LSRT Mid-Winter Seminar

The ULM Department of Radiologic Technology attended the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists (LSRT) 2016 Mid-Winter Seminar on Feb. 27th at Louisiana State University in Alexandria.

April 05, 2016

U.S. Air Force Concert Band to present concert at ULM

The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants will present a free concert on Monday, April 11, 2016, at 7 p.m. in Brown Theater on the ULM Campus.

April 04, 2016

ULM School of Construction Management celebrates 50 years

It is no secret that the construction industry took a big hit during the Great Recession of 2007-09 and continued through 2014. As a result of a scarcity of jobs, many construction professionals left the industry and haven't returned to the field.

April 01, 2016

Hawkline takes flight at Nationals

The ULM Hawkline received national recognition after overcoming a storm of adversity.

March 31, 2016

ULM L Club announces 2016 Hall of Fame class

The Class of 2016 is set for the ULM L Club Hall of Fame. Football player Roosevelt Potts along with basketball players Ryan Stuart and Derunzia "Jab" Johnson will enter the Hall of Fame during induction ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 5.

March 30, 2016

ULM's Wine Over Water moves indoors due to inclement weather

Due to the possibility of strong thunderstorms, the 11th annual Wine Over Water event at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will now be held in Fant-Ewing Coliseum, from 7-10 p.m., Thursday, March 31.

March 30, 2016

ULM historian publishes book on ancient biblical manuscripts

Not many people get to say they work hands-on with ancient biblical manuscripts. But one historian at the University of Louisiana Monroe is an exception.

March 29, 2016

ULM students present research at Louisiana Collegiate Honors Council

Students from the University of Louisiana Monroe Honors Program recently attended the annual meeting of the Louisiana Collegiate Honors Council (LCHC) hosted by Grambling State University.

March 22, 2016

Ouachita Parish Chapter of the ULM Alumni Association's 11th annual Wine Over Water March 31

The 11th Annual Wine Over Water will be hosted on Thursday, March 31, 2016.

March 21, 2016

VAPA Faculty to Present Collaborative, Multimedia Performance

Black Bayou Brass, resident faculty brass ensemble in the School of Visual and Performing Arts, will perform a recital on March 24th at 7:30 p.m. in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall at ULM. Their program will feature a variety of new works, including several collaborations and a world premiere.

March 17, 2016

ULM to kick off International Week March 21

The University of Louisiana Monroe will host its annual International Week--a week dedicated to celebrating the diversity of cultures represented on ULM's campus.

March 17, 2016

Nick Cannon's Wild 'N Out tour coming to ULM April 8

Come to ULM to experience Nick Cannon's Wild'N'Out LIVE, as seen on MTV!

March 16, 2016

Two ULM RMI majors selected for highly competitive internship program

ULM Risk Management and Insurance Majors Lexie Meszaros and Lauren Lewis have been selected for the prestigious National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd, (NAPSLO) summer 2016 internship program.

March 12, 2016

ULM to remain closed through Tuesday, March 15

After consulting with law enforcement, the ULM administration has decided to extend the University closure through Tuesday, March 15.

March 11, 2016

Campus Safety Advisory, March 11

Even though the rain has slacked off as of Friday evening, flooding will continue to be the focal point over the next couple of days in Ouachita parish, as more rain is forecasted.

March 09, 2016

ULM will remain closed through Friday

ULM's President, Dr. Nick J. Bruno, has made the decision to extend the university closure through Friday, March 11.

March 09, 2016

ULM will be closed Thursday, March 10

Due to inclement weather, the University will be closed on Thursday, March 10.

March 09, 2016

School Closure Wednesday, March 9

Due to deteriorating weather conditions, the University of Louisiana Monroe will be closed today, Wednesday, March 9.

March 08, 2016

ULM students present, win awards at LSU-S Scholars Forum

The University of Louisiana Monroe had a large contingent of students present papers and posters at LSU-Shreveport's first annual Scholar's Forum on Friday, Feb. 19.

March 07, 2016

ULM's VAPA to present 'RENT' the musical

ULM's School of Visual and Performing Arts has been known for their highly successful Spring Musicals with sold out shows such as "Guys and Dolls," "Into The Woods" and "West Side Story." This year will be no different with the Spring 2016 production of "RENT."

March 03, 2016

ULM thriving amidst budget crisis

There is no doubt that drastic measures will have to be made if something is not done to address the current budget deficit. But there is an irony in the fact that, while all of these discussions are taking place, ULM is continuing to grow in almost every area, including enrollment.

March 03, 2016

ULM students win multiple awards in 'Best of the South' competition

Students in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe recently won awards in the "Best of the South" competition during the Southeastern Journalism Conference. 

March 02, 2016

Political Science faculty and students present research at annual conference

For only the third time in the past forty years, the Louisiana Political Science Association (LPSA) held its annual conference at the University of Louisiana Monroe on February 19-20, 2016.

March 01, 2016

ULM opens new Autism Center

The University of Louisiana Monroe has opened a new Autism Center (AC-ULM) thanks to a grant from the Living Well Foundation.

February 26, 2016

ULM doctoral students participate in Berlin's Climate-Change Symposium

University of Louisiana Monroe doctoral students Kristi Anderson and Karen McClendon were among twenty-seven students worldwide selected to participate in a PhD course and symposium in Berlin and Hannover, Germany in the fall semester--positively changing the course of their research.

February 24, 2016

ULM Risk Management and Insurance hosts spring career and recruitment program

ULM's Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program will host the third Risk and Insurance Talent Search (RITS) program March 2nd and 3rd on the campus of ULM.

February 23, 2016

ULM's Traveling Scholar Series set for March 8

As part of the Traveling Scholar Series, the Communication Program will welcome Dr. Belinda Stillion Southard to ULM's campus March 8 to present a paper titled, "Crafting Belonging to Nation and World: Women's Rhetorical Practices in Post-Conflict Liberia."

February 23, 2016

ULM partners with Be The Match to save lives in our community and beyond the Ark-La-Miss

LifeShare Blood Centers Marrow Donor Program, an affiliate of Be The Match, is teaming up with the University of Louisiana Monroe to benefit local patient, Bryce Boyd.

February 22, 2016

ULM's mock trial team headed to championship series

For the second straight year, a squad from the University of Louisiana Monroe's mock trial team finished as one of the top-six teams at the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Regional Tournament on Feb. 21. The result qualifies the Gold Squad for the Opening Round Championship Series (ORCS) in Memphis, Tenn. in March.

February 17, 2016

ULM professor receives grant from NASA

NASA recently awarded a 3-year grant totaling $62,000 to Dr. Ken Leppert II, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences.

February 16, 2016

Food market opens in ULM library

Students who think they can't eat in the University of Louisiana Monroe library are in for a real treat.

February 15, 2016

ULM to sponsor 28th Annual ULM Speech-Language Pathology conference

The University of Louisiana Monroe will sponsor the 28th Annual Speech-Language Pathology conference to be held on Feb. 25-26 at the West Monroe Convention Center.

February 15, 2016

English professor named managing editor of prestigious journal

Dr. Jana M. Giles, of the English Program in the School of Humanities, was recently invited to serve as the Managing Editor of the academic journal Conradiana, dedicated to the study of the Polish-British modernist writer Joseph Conrad.

February 15, 2016

VAPA to present concert in commemoration of Black History Month

The ULM Wind Ensemble and Concert Choir will present a concert on Monday, February 22, at 7:30 pm in Brown Theater.

February 12, 2016

Spring Art Crawl to be hosted on ULM campus

ULM College of Arts, Education, and Sciences is hosting their 2016 Spring Art Crawl on several campus locations on Thursday, Feb. 18. from 5-7 p.m.

February 10, 2016

ULM Guitar Festival to be held Feb. 16-19

The popular University of Louisiana Monroe Guitar Festival will take place Feb. 16-19 on the ULM campus. The community is encouraged to attend and all events are free and open to the public.

February 10, 2016

ULM to host Women's Symposium March 1

As part of ULM's celebration of Women's History Month, the university will host a Women's Symposium on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm in the Student Union Building (SUB) ballrooms, located on second floor of the SUB.

February 04, 2016

ULM earns elite doctoral designation by Carnegie Classification

The University of Louisiana Monroe has reached a major milestone by being recognized as one of the state's six doctoral-granting institutions of higher education.

February 04, 2016

IberiaBank completes three-year pledge of $60,000 for endowed professorship

The University of Louisiana Monroe held a check presentation on Thursday to publicly acknowledge a $60,000 donation from IberiaBank.

February 02, 2016

ULM Feminist Series 2016

The ULM English Program in the School of Humanities presents the series "Equality Across the Disciplines: Am I a Feminist?"

January 27, 2016

How one professor's research is putting ULM on the map

Unlike many researchers, Dr. Joydeep Bhattacharjee does not carry out his research within the confines of an office, library, or on-campus laboratory.

January 26, 2016

ULM Risk Management program earns national ranking

The risk management and insurance industry is witnessing a boom across the nation.

January 25, 2016

Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton is ULM's Lyceum Series speaker

LeVar Burton, widely known for hosting the show Reading Rainbow and starring in "Roots," will speak at the University of Louisiana Monroe as part of this year's Lyceum Series, at 7 p.m., on February 25, in ULM's Brown Auditorium.

January 21, 2016

ULM alumnus named 2015 Overall World Champion water skier

Winning a World title in anything is a pretty spectacular feat. But that's exactly what one University of Louisiana Monroe alumnus has done.

January 19, 2016

ULM alumnus named president and CEO of Addus HomeCare

Addus HomeCare Corporation, one of the nation's largest providers of personal home care and support services, announced yesterday in a press release the appointment of Dirk Allison as President and Chief Executive Officer.

January 15, 2016

eULM bachelor degree programs named nation's most affordable

The University of Louisiana Monroe's bachelor degree programs have been named the nation's most affordable by OnlineCollegePlan.com.

January 13, 2016

Two ULM honor societies receive international recognition

Beta Alpha Psi and Beta Gamma Sigma, two of ULM's College of Business and Social Sciences honor societies, have been recognized among the best honor societies in the nation.

January 12, 2016

ULM and Delta partner for MLK Day of Service

The time for our annual MLK Day of Service is fast approaching.

January 08, 2016

The untold story of the 'ULM Boys'

On December 5th, the ULM football team played its last game of the 2015-16 season. The Warhawks defeated New Mexico State University on senior day, coming from behind to claim a 42-35 victory.

January 08, 2016

ULM announces fall 2015 President's and Deans' lists

University of Louisiana Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno has announced the President's List and Deans' List for the fall 2015 semester at ULM.

January 06, 2016

eULM psychology program ranked in top 50 nationwide

SuperScholar, an independent college search and rankings website, has published a Smart Choice ranking of the 50 Best Online Bachelor's in Psychology Programs.

January 05, 2016

ULM recognized as military and veteran friendly campus

The University of Louisiana Monroe has been recognized as a military and veteran friendly campus by the state of Louisiana.

January 04, 2016

ULM faculty presents at South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention

Dr. Jana Giles, associate professor of English at the University of Louisiana Monroe, recently traveled to a regional conference to present her original research on modernist literature.

December 31, 2015

ULM impact on region goes far beyond books and classrooms

The University of Louisiana at Monroe does more than educate students--much more.

December 20, 2015

ULM launches Louisiana CareerPath

The University of Louisiana Monroe's Office of Career Connections and the Office of Admissions have launched Louisiana CareerPath, a job search tool to assist current students, future students, and alumni.

December 15, 2015

ULM welcomes Matt Viator as head football coach

The University of Louisiana Monroe officially announced the hiring of Matt Viator as head football coach in a press conference Tuesday morning at JPS Field at Malone Stadium.

December 14, 2015

Matt Viator named head football coach at ULM

After spending the last 10 seasons at the helm of the McNeese State football program, Matt Viator has been named head coach at ULM. Viator, whose contract is pending approval by the Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, will be the program's 16th head coach.

December 14, 2015

Matt Viator to be announced as new ULM football head coach

The University of Louisiana Monroe invites you to hear from Matt Viator, the University's next head football coach, pending board approval, at a press conference tomorrow, Tuesday, at 10:00 a.m. in the south end zone of Malone Stadium.

December 14, 2015

eULM receives national ranking for affordability

The University of Louisiana Monroe's online degree program, eULM, has been named 33rd on the College Choice ranking of most affordable online colleges for a bachelor's degrees nationwide.

December 12, 2015

ULM commencement focuses on equality and leadership

Nearly 650 students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's fall 2015 graduating class earned degrees on Saturday, Dec. 12, in ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The momentous occasion is one that many see as the beginning of adulthood.

December 09, 2015

ULM to award nearly 650 degrees Saturday

On Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m., the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Fall 2015 Commencement Ceremony will take place in ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Degrees will be conferred by ULM President Dr. Nick J. Bruno to students in ULM's three colleges and graduate school.

December 08, 2015

ULM announces freshman essay contest winners

President Nick Bruno, officials in the English Program, and the Summer Reader Committee at the University of Louisiana at Monroe honored the winners of the Freshman Essay Contest during a special ceremony at the ULM Library.

December 08, 2015

ULM Sigma Delta Pi initiates nine new members

The School of Humanities and Lambda Sigma Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi recently initiated nine new members. Sigma Delta Pi is the national honor society in Spanish and was founded in 1919. The ULM chapter initiated its first members in 1976. 

December 08, 2015

ULM and Monroe Symphony Orchestra present "Brass and Pipes"

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) is collaborating with Monroe Symphony Orchestra (MSO) to present "Brass and Pipes," a holiday concert to be held at First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.

December 08, 2015

ULM search committee narrows pool for head football coach

The search committee met again on Sunday evening to discuss the applicants for the head football coach position and narrowed the pool down to a handful of candidates. They will begin formal interviews this week with the assistance of the collegiate athletic firm - College Sports Solutions.

December 07, 2015

ULM athletes volunteer for Wish List project with Big Whit Foundation

20 student athletes from ULM participated in the Big Whit 77 Foundation's "Wish List" project this past Thursday, which surprised 10 families in northeast Louisiana with dinner and games at Chuck E. Cheese followed by a Christmas shopping spree at Toys "R" Us. The foundation chose five families from Ouachita Parish and five families from Lincoln Parish.

December 07, 2015

KEDM at ULM to present local holiday entertainment with Musical Merriment

KEDM Public Radio, 90.3 FM, will present Musical Merriment, featuring live performances of seasonal favorites featuring young artists, Wednesday and Thursday Dec. 9th and 10th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students from area high schools and universities will perform at the KEDM studios throughout the day.

December 04, 2015

ULM International Student Center receives $25,000 donation

On Thursday, Dec. 3, ULM alumnus Richard L. Rogers donated $25,000 to the Liew Family International Student Center in honor of his late wife, Carol Parker Rogers (1943-2014). The Women's Area Room 1 has been named the "Carol Parker Rogers Room."

December 02, 2015

ULM head football coach search committee holds first meeting

The University of Louisiana Monroe announced today that the head football coach search committee held its first meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

December 02, 2015

ULM student attends Beta Gamma Sigma Global Leadership Summit

Lauren Harper, a ULM risk management and insurance major, recently attended the Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Global Leadership Summit in Orlando, Florida. Harper received a scholarship from the BGS to cover her expenses based on ULM's chapter ranking.

December 01, 2015

ULM medical laboratory science student receives funding and job offer

Most students attend college to gain the knowledge and skills required for a full-time career. And while it is not that common for students to be offered full-time jobs before they graduate with a degree, that is just what has happened to Rachel Ratcliff, a sophomore pre-medical laboratory science student from Crowville, LA.

December 01, 2015

ULM to host second annual high school mathematics competition

The Mathematics Department at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host the second Annual High School Mathematics Competition on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

November 30, 2015

ULM students to honor veterans on #GivingTuesday

Tuesday, December 1 is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. This #GivingTuesday, ULM is calling on all alumni and supporters to use their social media circle to help spread the word.

November 30, 2015

ULM graduate student attends leadership training at Harvard University

The program, designed and led by Harvard faculty, focused on cutting edge leadership principles in the United States.

November 25, 2015

University closes for Thanksgiving holiday

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, beginning at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25. The University will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30.

November 24, 2015

ULM announces head football coach search committee

ULM president Nick J. Bruno announced today the formation of a head football coach search committee. College Sports Solutions (CSS), a collegiate athletic search firm based out of Atlanta, GA, will also assist ULM in its search.

November 24, 2015

Annual Holidays at ULM Dec. 1

ULM welcomes the community to the 13th annual Holidays at ULM Celebration, beginning at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 1, in ULM's Brown auditorium. The festivities begin with a holiday concert, followed by the popular tree lighting ceremony.

November 20, 2015

Brigadier General Joanne F. Sheridan named ULM's fall commencement speaker

Brigadier General Joanne F. Sheridan, Louisiana Army National Guard, ULM graduate, will serve as the Commencement speaker for ULM's fall ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 12, in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

November 20, 2015

eULM professor and students present on eLearning at international conference

Dr. Jocelyn Chapman, assistant professor in ULM's Creative Systemic Studies online doctoral program, and doctoral candidates Andre Lewis and Karen McClendon presented at the Eighth International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies, at University of California, Santa Cruz, November 2-3, 2015.

November 19, 2015

Two ULM pharmacy students awarded prestigious grants

EPIC Pharmacies, Inc., a national network of over 1,400 independently owned pharmacies, announced last week their 2015 Student Grant Award recipients.

November 19, 2015

ULM English professor publishes article on teaching environmental humanities

Dr. Jana M. Giles, associate professor of English at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has had her latest article, "Integrating Ecocriticsm into a New Graduate English Course in a Southern Public Regional University," published in Kudzu House 5:3 (Autumn Equinox 2015): 64-94, in a cluster dedicated to teaching environmental humanities.

November 18, 2015

ULM to host Dance Fusion Nov. 20th

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts presents its popular Dance Fusion concert on Friday, November 20th at 7:30 p.m. in ULM's Brown Auditorium.

November 18, 2015

ULM's annual art sale begins Nov. 30th

The Annual ULM Student, Alumni, and Faculty Art Sale begins Nov. 30. Various forms of art will be available for purchase including pottery, jewels, post cards, paintings, photographs, and prints.

November 17, 2015

ULM mock trial teams win awards at Mid-South Invitational

ULM's mock trial teams competed in the Mid-South Invitational this past weekend at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN.

November 17, 2015

ULM music alumna voted best band director in northeast Louisiana

Chelsea King, ULM music alum (BME, 2006), was voted Best Band Director at the First Annual Northeast Louisiana Music Awards on November 12th at the Monroe Civic Center.

November 16, 2015

ULM unveils new water ski facility

On Saturday, November 14th, the university held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new water ski facility.

November 16, 2015

ULM to host mobile Doppler radar and guest lecture

On Friday, November 20, the Atmospheric Science Department is hosting a seminar given by Mr. Ryan Wade, lecturer at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).

November 16, 2015

ULM continues its partnership with the Delta Regional Authority

Two alumni, along with students and faculty in the Social Science Research Laboratory, have been selected to participate in the Delta Regional Authority's Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy.

November 12, 2015

ULM hosts "Gunby's Legacy Exhibit"

Andrew Augustus Gunby (1849-1917) was born in Georgia but came to Louisiana at the age of 10.

November 11, 2015

Business alumna makes Oprah's 2015 'Favorite Things' list

Ashleigh Aldridge, an alumna from ULM's College of Business and Social Sciences, founded her own company a week after graduating from ULM in 2013. Less than two years later, her products have made Oprah's 2015 'Favorite Things" list.

November 10, 2015

ULM's drone program poised to change farming industry

The department of aviation is producing cutting-edge drone research and hands on field operations that will improve agriculture, a major economic influence in northeast Louisiana.

November 09, 2015

Campus and community invited to ULM Veterans Day event

Sponsored by the University of Louisiana at Monroe Office of Career Connections, an event to honor the military service of ULM faculty, staff, and students will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, Nov. 12th, in the University Conference Center, located on the 7th floor of the ULM Library.

November 09, 2015

ULM mock trial teams win awards at Green and Gold Invitational

ULM's Mock Trial teams competed in the Green and Gold Invitational this past weekend at Baylor University in Waco, TX.

November 06, 2015

Sarah Torregrossa crowned Miss ULM 2016

Sarah Torregrossa, a junior mass communications major from West Monroe, was crowned Miss University of Louisiana at Monroe at the 62nd Annual Miss ULM Pageant held Nov. 6, in front of a packed house at Brown Auditorium.

November 06, 2015

ULM honors students celebrate National Recycling Day

Two Honors English Composition classes are organizing an event to celebrate National Recycling Day on the ULM campus on Wed., Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

November 05, 2015

eULM Professor and doctoral student present at Sixth International Conference on the Image

Dr. Jocelyn Chapman, assistant professor in ULM's Creative Systemic Studies online doctoral program, and doctoral candidate Karen McClendon, presented at the Sixth International Conference on the Image, at University of California at Berkeley, October 29-30, 2015.

November 04, 2015

ULM Biology senior receives competitive scholarship

Ethan Burke, a biology senior at ULM, has recently received a scholarship from the Louisiana Association of Professional Biologists (LAPB).

November 04, 2015

English instructor scores internship in New York

Vanelis Rivera, an instructor of English in ULM's School of Humanities, recently completed a prestigious internship with Tangerine Entertainment, a film production company in New York City.

November 03, 2015

ULM freshmen give back to community through senior wellness program

Last Friday, a group of ULM students participated in a community service project with the Ouachita Council on Aging (OCA), a local non-profit organization serving seniors aged 60+ since 1967.

November 02, 2015

eULM ranks number 17 in nation

GraduatePrograms.com--an online resource for students searching for top-ranked graduate schools--released its annual "Best Online Schools and Graduate Programs" list. Based on rankings and reviews by over 25,000 students in over 600 programs nationwide, the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online graduate school (eULM) ranked at number 17 in the nation for best overall graduate school.

October 30, 2015

School of Pharmacy awarded $1.2 million in NIH grants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded grants to three faculty members in the School of Pharmacy's Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences (BPS), totaling nearly $1.2 million.

October 29, 2015

Professor’s tornado research to improve regional severe weather forecasting

Dr. Todd Murphy, assistant professor of Atmospheric Science at ULM, has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to participate in a collaborative research project mandated by Congress to understand how severe storms and tornadoes evolve in the Southeastern United States.

October 26, 2015

History professor publishes Voodoo encyclopedia

Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, associate professor of history in ULM's School of Humanities, has published a book entitled, "The Voodoo Encyclopedia: Magic, Ritual, and Religion."

October 22, 2015

ULM's Gerontology program awarded $690,000 grant

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's (ULM) Gerontology program has partnered with the DeSoto Parish Police Jury, Intermediate School District, and Department of Community Services to begin the Foster Grandparent (FG) program in DeSoto Parish.

October 21, 2015

Up 'til Dawn invites community to Hawktoberfest, Trunk-or-Treat

The University of Louisiana Monroe's Up 'til Dawn organization will host its very first Hawktoberfest event in the Grove, located behind Malone Stadium, from 5-7:30 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 30.

October 19, 2015

VAPA presents The Pirates of Penzance Oct. 29-30

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) present The Pirates of Penzance Thursday, Oct. 29, and Friday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium, located on the ULM campus.

October 14, 2015

ULM presents TEDxULM event Oct. 16

The University of Louisiana at Monroe will present a TEDxULM event at 6:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16 in ULM's Spyker Theatre. It is the first TEDx event the university has hosted.

October 12, 2015

Small Business Development Center honored for 35 years of service

When you're a service organization and have been around for 35 years, it shows two things: you're dedicated and you have value. That holds true for U.S. Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as the organization celebrated 35 years of service at its national conference in San Francisco Sept. 8-11.

October 09, 2015

ULM Pharmacy students making a difference

Every year the American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) creates a national theme to encourage and advocate for the profession of pharmacy, and the ULM School of Pharmacy has joined the movement. This year's theme is "Live Your Why."

October 08, 2015

ULM's Professor of History to present "World War II: A Closer Look" lecture series

ULM's Professor of History, Ralph Brown, Ph.D. began a lecture series, "World War II: A Closer Look" on Oct. 1 at the Ouachita Parish Public Library as a continuation of his efforts to connect world history with the community.

October 07, 2015

AT&T provides scholarships for ULM Top Hawks

AT&T announced a $25,000 contribution to the University of Louisiana at Monroe Foundation to contribute to the Top Hawks fund. The fund provides scholarship dollars to students who have achieved academic excellence during high school.

October 05, 2015

ULM to host Director Jarvis of the U.S. National Park Service on Oct. 6th

Director Jarvis of the U.S. National Park Service will visit ULM on Oct. 6th and attend a variety of local events while sharing the importance of preservation.

October 02, 2015

ULM announces 2015 Alumni Award Winners

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Alumni Association will present its annual awards: the Golden Arrow Award; the George T. Walker Lifetime Achievement Award; Rising Young Alumnus Award; and the ULM Service Award during a brunch held at ULM Oct. 3 during Homecoming Week.

October 01, 2015

ULM Homecoming Queen, King, and Court announced

University of Louisiana at Monroe senior, Lauren Norton, was crowned ULM's 2015 Homecoming Queen during a pep rally on Monday, Sept. 27, as part of ULM's Homecoming week festivities.

September 28, 2015

ULM and Chase partner to create unique Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Mortgage Analytics

The University of Louisiana at Monroe announced a new Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) program in Mortgage Analytics. The program, which was approved by the Louisiana Board of Regents, was developed jointly by the ULM College of Business and Social Sciences and Chase to meet specific talent gaps in the financial services industry.

September 24, 2015

ULM Homecoming heads Back to the Bayou Sept. 28

Students, alumni, and all members of the ULM family are invited to enjoy a host of activities leading up to the Homecoming football game against Georgia Southern at 6 p.m., Saturday, October 3, in Malone Stadium.

September 23, 2015

Progressive Bank establishes ULM endowed professorship

Today Monroe-based Progressive Bank presented a check for $60,000 to the University of Louisiana at Monroe to establish the Progressive Bank Endowed Professorship in Financial and Information Technology Services.

September 18, 2015

ULM again earns Tier One status from U.S. News and World Report

The University of Louisiana at Monroe has once again earned Tier One status on the U.S. News and World report's annual "Best Regional Universities" list. ULM made the list for best southern universities at number 93.

September 17, 2015

Career connections to host fall events

The Office of Career Connections at the University of Louisiana at Monroe provides various career services to ULM students and alumni. Each fall, the office begins its workshop and fair series to help students and alumni find internships and jobs in their field.

September 16, 2015

Enrollment increases; freshman class impresses

With a total enrollment of 8,854 students, the University of Louisiana at Monroe has exceeded its goal of 8,800 students for fall 2015. This includes an increase of 337 students since last fall, and another academically talented freshman class of 1,401 students--an eight percent increase over the fall 2014 freshman class.

September 15, 2015

ULM Child Development Center earns 5-star rating

The Child Development Center (CDC) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe has earned its sixth consecutive "Five-Star" rating from the Louisiana Quality Start School Readiness Rating System.

September 14, 2015

ULM business incubator receives $25,000 grant

The Northeast Louisiana Business and Community Development Center (NLBCDC), housed in the University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Business and Social Sciences, received a new $25,000 grant from the Louisiana Business Incubation Association and Louisiana Economic Development (LBIA/LED).

September 11, 2015

Torregrossa named ULM police director

The University of Louisiana at Monroe has announced George "Tom" Torregrossa as its new Director of the University Police Department. Torregrossa comes from the Monroe City Police Department after 36 years of service.

September 09, 2015

ULM College of Arts, Education, and Sciences to host art crawl on campus

The artwork of University of Louisiana at Monroe students and faculty will be presented during a special exhibition from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, in various campus locations.

September 09, 2015

Annual ULM shrimp boil Saturday; military veterans to be honored

The Ouachita Parish Chapter of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Alumni Association will host its annual Shrimp Boil from 2-5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, in the alumni area of The Grove tailgating area on the ULM campus.

September 04, 2015

ULM MLS students and faculty earn honors at conference

University of Louisiana at Monroe medical laboratory science (MLS) program faculty, students, and alumni recently attended the 83rd meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) in Atlanta.

September 04, 2015

ULM gives Top Hawks iPads and ice cream

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Office of Recruitment and Admissions hosted an ice cream social for select freshmen students in honor of their outstanding high school test scores. These scholars are known as "Top Hawks."

September 04, 2015

ULM professor to host book launch

In January 2014, Dr. Shalanda Stanley, assistant professor of education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, inked a book deal with Knopf Books for Young Readers--an imprint of Random House Kids--for her book "Drowning is Inevitable."

September 03, 2015

Construction Management earns accreditation renewal

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Construction Management Program recently earned renewal of accreditation from the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

September 01, 2015

ULM counseling ranked among nation's best for affordability

For the second week in a row, a program from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences has been ranked for its affordability. ULM's Counseling Program was ranked in the nation's "Top 25 Most Affordable and Accredited Master's in School Counseling Online" by BestCounselingDegrees.net.

August 31, 2015

Risk management and insurance to host fall career and recruitment event

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) Program will host its annual talent search event, Sept. 1-2 in the ULM Library Conference Center, and the ULM Student Union Ballroom, located on the second floor of the Student Union Building. The event helps address the critical talent challenge facing the global insurance and risk management industry.

August 28, 2015

D.C. internship helps ULM student discover her passion for service

University of Louisiana at Monroe student Lauren Lewis is not a political science major, but she found that she didn't need to be to have a successful summer in Washington D.C. After a once in a lifetime opportunity to work for Congressman Ralph Abraham, Lewis returned to Monroe with perspective and a new appreciation for government.

August 25, 2015

ULM marriage and family therapy ranked for affordability

The Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is one of the unique programs offered by the institution. The program was recently awarded with a top-40 ranking on BestCounselingDegrees.net's list of the nation's most affordable MFT degrees.

August 25, 2015

ULM instructor invites public to community paint day

Brooke Foy, instructor of art at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, invites ULM students, faculty, staff, and the community to participate in the last Community Paint Day for the One Mile Of Love Mural in West Monroe--the Trenton Street Levee Revitalization Project.

August 24, 2015

Joey Trappey to speak to ULM students at annual Convocation

Convocation at the University of Louisiana at Monroe symbolizes the official start to the academic year. The event gives freshmen a view of Fant-Ewing Coliseum as not only a place they will visit for numerous events, but also, as a place where they will receive their diplomas in four years.

August 20, 2015

ULM Foundation presents awards of excellence

Today, University of Louisiana at Monroe faculty and staff gathered to honor excellence in research, teaching, creative/artistic activity, and service at the fifth annual ULM Foundation Awards for Excellence.

August 19, 2015

Employees honored for years of service

The University of Louisiana at Monroe honored faculty and staff members for their service to ULM at the 12th annual Employee Recognition Ceremony and luncheon. The ceremony acknowledged those employed by the university for five years or more as of December 31, 2014.

August 18, 2015

ULM construction receives $115,000 from construction licensing board

Representatives from the Louisiana Licensing Board for Construction Management presented a check for over $115,000 to the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Construction Management during a special event on the ULM campus.

August 17, 2015

ULM professor shows work at Art Melt 2015

University of Louisiana at Monroe Associate Professor of communication, Dr. Bette Kauffman, has once again been invited to "Art Melt," the largest multi-media juried art exhibit in the state for Louisiana artists.

August 14, 2015

ULM School of Education professors publish co-written piece

University of Louisiana at Monroe assistant professors Dr. Krishna Bista and Dr. Amy Dagley recently published an article in "College & University (C&U)," a 90-year-old prestigious refereed journal.

August 13, 2015

ULM history professor published in European journal

Dr. Chris Blackburn, professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has published an article that appears in the current edition of the Polish journal, "Studia Historyczna."

August 12, 2015

ULM professor spends summer teaching music in Haiti

Dr. Mel Mobley, associate professor of music at the University of Louisiana of Monroe, recently returned from central Haiti, where he served on the staff of the Ecole de Musique Sainte Trinite at its 44th annual Summer Music Camp.

August 11, 2015

ULM online history program ranked in nation's top 10

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's online programs--taught through the eULM online platform--have received dozens of top national rankings since eULM's official launch in 2013. Today, TheBestSchools.org released its 20 best online bachelors degrees in history. ULM ranked among the nation's best, coming it at number nine.

August 11, 2015

ULM L Club announces 2015 Hall of Fame class

The ULM Letterman "L" Club's Hall of Fame welcomes four new members this fall. The 2015 class includes former football player Vincent Brisby, former basketball player Larry Saulters, former baseball player Andy Davis, and longtime broadcaster Frank Hoffmann.

August 06, 2015

ULM program awarded $1.1 million grant

The University of Louisiana at Monroe was recently awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The research based grant will be used to fund the TRiO Student Support Services program (SSS) for the next five years.

August 04, 2015

ULM's Pi Kappa Alpha chapter ties national record

Members of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity tied the longest winning streak in the 147-year history of the organization by capturing their 17th consecutive Robert A. "Smythe" award at the Pi Kappa Alpha Convention held in Memphis, Tenn.


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