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December 08, 2022

ULM's Rogers wins Excellence in Teaching Award

ULM Associate Professor Will Rogers, Ph.D. has been awarded the 2022 Excellence in Teaching Award by the Southeastern Medieval Association. Rogers received the award at the annual SEMA conference in Birmingham, Ala. in November.

December 07, 2022

ULM Foundation receives donation to create Tex Kilpatrick Endowed Professorship in Kinesiology

The family of the late Tex Kilpatrick recently made a generous donation to the ULM Foundation for the creation of the Tex Kilpatrick Endowed Professorship in Kinesiology. Members of the family and close friends of Mr. Kilpatrick spoke at a check presentation at the Laird Weems Center on the ULM campus.

December 06, 2022

ULM to host Summer and Fall 2022 commencement ceremonies December 10 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum

The University of Louisiana Monroe will hold two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, December 10, 2022. Both ceremonies will be held in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

The university will hold two separate ceremonies to honor the graduates of the four colleges:

9:30 a.m. - The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences and College of Pharmacy

1:00 p.m. - The College of Business and Social Sciences and College of Health Sciences

December 05, 2022

Heritage of India Society donates $30K for endowed scholarship

The Heritage of India Society, a local organization created to bring awareness to Indian culture, recently made a donation of $30,000 to the University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation to create the fully endowed Heritage of India Scholars Scholarship. The scholarship will support deserving undergraduate and graduate students of Indian heritage in their academic endeavors at ULM.

December 01, 2022

ULM exceeds Giving Tuesday goal, receives over $140,000 in donations

The University of Louisiana Monroe would like to thank faculty, staff, students, and community supporters for their help in exceeding the Giving Tuesday goal of $100,000. Due to the generosity of 159 donors, the 2022 Giving Tuesday campaign brought in an estimated total of $147,433.93.

November 30, 2022

ULM Doctor of Physical Therapy Program attains Candidate for Accreditation status

The University of Louisiana Monroe Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is proud to announce an accomplishment that has been three years in the making. Effective November 10, 2022, the ULM DPT Program has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE.) This status allows ULM to begin admitting students to the program. The initial cohort of more than 40 students will begin in the fall semester of 2023.

November 29, 2022

ULM campus to close at 1:45 p.m. today, November 29

The University of Louisiana Monroe campus will close at 1:30 p.m. today, November 29. The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a hazardous weather outlook for all of north Louisiana beginning Tuesday afternoon through late Tuesday evening. According to the NWS, Ouachita Parish is under an enhanced risk.

November 28, 2022

ULM Art Program hosts annual holiday sale

The ULM Art Program will host its annual holiday sale from November 29 - December 6, 2022. The sale is sponsored by ULM's honorary art fraternity, Kappa Pi. Hours for the sale are Monay-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., and Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

November 22, 2022

ULM kicks off holiday season with tree lighting November 28

The spirit of the Warhawk and the spirit of the season come together Monday, November 28, for Holidays at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

The public is invited to Scott Plaza, next to the ULM Library, for the annual tree-lighting celebration, and photo op with Santa and Ace beginning at 5:30 p.m. There will be activities, giveaway items, and treats presented by various student organizations.

November 17, 2022

ULM VAPA to honor Dr. Derle Long with memorial concert November 22

The ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts is set to host "In Memoriam: Dr. Derle R. Long," on Tuesday, November 22 at 6:00 p.m. in Brown Auditorium on the campus of ULM. VAPA students, faculty, and staff, as well as ULM administrators and alumni will honor Dr. Long's lasting contributions to the University and the community. The event is free and open to the public.

November 16, 2022

ULM Speech-Language Pathology student awarded scholarship

Sarah Gilmore, a second-year ULM Speech-Language Pathology graduate student from Natchitoches, La. was recently awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists in Louisiana Schools (SPALS).

November 14, 2022

La. Cancer Foundation donates $10K to ULM's Sylvester for cancer research

The Louisiana Cancer Foundation continued their support of ULM's Paul Sylvester, Ph.D with a $10,000 donation to support Sylvester's breast cancer research. The donation made on November 8 marks the 17th year that the LCF has donated to Sylvester's work, bringing the total amount donated to $170,000 over that time.

November 09, 2022

ULM Honors Program presents at annual national meeting

The University of Louisiana Monroe Honors Program attended the annual meeting of the National Society for Minorities in Honors on October 13-15, in Wilder, KY. The theme of the conference was "Breaking Down Boundaries: Disrupting Honors and the Future of Honors Education."

Dr. Joshua Stockley, Director of the ULM Honors Program, was accompanied by two students -Caitlyn Cullen, a junior political science major and president of the Honors Council, and Hannah Habisreitinger, a freshman biology major and freshman representative of the Honors Council.

November 08, 2022

Bry Gallery hosts "Reply All" exhibit by ULM alums

The ULM Art Program and Bry Gallery are currently hosting an exhibition of works titled "Reply All" by Memphis artists Christen Parker and Lacy Mitcham. Both artists are alumni of the ULM Art Program. Mitcham is currently an Instructor of Art at The University of Memphis; and Parker is an Instructor at both Southwest Tennessee Community College and The University of Memphis.

The show will be up through November 16th. An artist's talk will be given on Wednesday, November 16th in Sandel 236 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception following in Bry Gallery.

November 07, 2022

ULM To Host Flute Invitational November 13

The ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts is set to host the High School Flute Invitational on Sunday, November 13 in the Biedenharn Recital Hall on the ULM campus. All high school flutists are invited to participate in the event. The Invitational includes a rehearsal, a pizza supper and the opportunity to perform several pieces with the ULM Flute Choir following their concert, which will be held at 7:30 p.m.

November 04, 2022

ULM Speech-Language Pathology to host open house

The ULM Speech-Language Pathology Program will host an in-person and virtual Open House on Friday, November 11 from 9:00-11:00 in Sugar Hall 101 or through Zoom. All prospective Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Students are invited to attend.

Students will learn about the application process, the academic and clinical components of the SLP program, and receive financial aid and housing information. They will also have the opportunity to meet the faculty, tour the Kitty DeGree Speech and Hearing Center, and speak with graduate students.

November 03, 2022

ULM Veterans Day Appreciation Ceremony November 11 at Bayou Pointe

The University of Louisiana Monroe's annual Veterans Day Appreciation Ceremony is 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, at Bayou Pointe Event Center.

The guest speaker will be Nell Calloway, CEO of The Chennault Aviation and Military Museum and granddaughter of General Claire Chennault. Calloway is an advocate for veterans who first began working with the museum as a volunteer and became director in 2008.

November 01, 2022

ULM's TRIO-SSS co-hosts annual Kids Bike Race

The University of Louisiana Monroe TRIO Programs, Student Support Services (ULM TRIO-SSS), joined forces once again with Pelican State Credit Union for their 4th Annual Free Kids Bike Race on Saturday, October 15, at Tower Place in Monroe. Parents and their children 12 years old and under were invited to participate in this free and healthy event.

October 28, 2022

ULM's 37th Annual Chili Cook-Off happening November 5

The 37th Annual Don Weems Memorial Chili Cook-Off will be held Saturday, November 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Pecan Grove on the campus of The University of Louisiana Monroe, next to Malone Stadium. Cooking begins at 8:00 a.m. and public tasting begins at 1:30 p.m. Winners will be announced at 2:30 p.m. at the bandstand.

October 27, 2022

ULM hosts Louisiana Democratic Chair at honor society induction ceremony

On Wednesday, October 26, ULM welcomed Louisiana Democratic Chair Katherine Bernhardt as she delivered the keynote address at the induction ceremony for the Alpha Zeta Nu Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society. Bernhardt was also presented with her Pi Sigma Alpha certificate awarded in 2010 when she was a political science student at ULM.

October 26, 2022

ULM presents fall opera, Street Scene, opening November 2

The ULM Visual and Performing Arts Department presents its fall opera, Street Scene by Kurt Weill, based on the Pulitzer Award-winning play by Elmer Rice, with lyrics by poet Langston Hughes.

Street Scene opens Wednesday, November 2nd, and continues Thursday, November 3rd and Friday, November 4th, with performances at 7:00 p.m. in ULM's Brown Auditorium. The final performance is Sunday, November 6th at 2:00 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.

October 25, 2022

ULM Training Academy's first criminal defense training a success

The University of Louisiana Monroe held the first Criminal Defense Project Training session on September 30, 2022. This all-day training session was for any public defender in Louisiana, as well as social workers, investigators, and any interested students. The training session was led by ULM Adjunct Professor Bob Noel, who taught "The Fundamentals of Direct and Cross-Examination." More than 50 attendees from across the state attended the session in the ULM Mock Trial Courtroom.

October 25, 2022

ULM Trunk or Treat, Drive-Thru Edition set for Thursday, October 27

ULM's annual Trunk or Treat event will once again be a Drive-Thru Edition this year. The festivities take place in ULM's Brown Stadium parking lot, located on Warhawk Way next to Malone Stadium, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27.

October 19, 2022

ULM's Sutherlin publishes 2nd book in environmental trilogy

ULM Chief Innovation and Research Officer John Sutherlin, Ph.D. has published his second book in what he calls an "environmental trilogy." Garbage Gumbo: The Strange Case of the Belle Landfill is a well-researched and detailed account of one of the strangest political, environmental, and regulatory battles to have ever occurred in Louisiana. "Garbage Gumbo took almost three years of digging through federal, state, and local files to piece together an amazing story about two rival landfills," stated Sutherlin.

October 17, 2022

Wind Ensemble Concert "Dancing In Memory" Rescheduled for Wednesday, October 19

The ULM Wind Ensemble's concert has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 19th at 5:30 pm on the front lawn of Bon Aire, the ULM President's House, 4508 Bon Air Dr. in Monroe. Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and listen to the concert planned and prepared by the late Director of Bands, Dr. Derle Long. The concert has been re-titled "Dancing in Memory" in honor of Dr. Long.

October 17, 2022

ULM Honors Program Celebrates Record Freshman Class

The ULM Honors Program is proud to announce the largest freshman class in program history. The 2022 freshman class includes 115 students with an average ACT over 27 from Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, Texas, Wisconsin, Norway, Venezuela, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Nepal. Overall, enrollment in the ULM Honors Program is up 26%, buttressed by a record number of international students. Collectively, honors students represent 39 different majors and all four colleges at ULM.

October 13, 2022

VAPA To Host Recital Featuring Guest Artists

The ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts will host a trio of guest artists for a recital in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 20. The performance is free and open to the public.

The performers include Miroslava Panayotova (piano,) Amanda Lenora Green-Turner (soprano,) and Katey J. Halbert (horn.) All three are members of the music faculty at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

October 11, 2022

Luffey family, Morgan Livingston honored with ULM Alumni Awards

The University of Louisiana Monroe Alumni Association honored John and Debbie Luffey and Morgan Livingston at its annual Good Morning Gala on Saturday, October 8 at Bayou Pointe Event Center during Homecoming festivities.

October 11, 2022

ULM's TRIO Program Awarded $1.4 Million CCAMPIS Grant

The University of Louisiana Monroe's TRIO Programs have been awarded $1,472,088 over the next four years as part of the CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents in School) grant by the U.S. Department of Education. The funding is designated to alleviate the financial burden on parents with young children who are pursuing a college degree, improving the likelihood of academic success. The CCAMPIS 2022-2026 was the only award received throughout the state.

October 07, 2022

ULM To Host Annual Construction Management Open House

The ULM School of Construction Management will host its annual Open House on Saturday, October 15 from 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Construction Management Building, 513 Filhiol Ave. in Monroe. All prospective high school and transfer students are invited to attend.

October 06, 2022

ULM Reginald F. Lewis Scholars Attend Annual Retreat

The UL System hosted the 2022 Annual Reginald F. Lewis (RFL) Scholars Retreat in Baton Rouge August 23-24. The four ULM RFL Scholars include: from Cohort 1 Carl Whitlock and Ernest Wyatt and from Cohort 2 Braxton A. Jackson and Eric J. Lair, Jr.

October 03, 2022

ULM School of Construction Management receives $300K from La. Contractors

The Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC) and the Contractors' Education Trust Fund (CEFT) presented a $300,000 donation to the ULM Foundation for the ULM School of Construction Management.

October 03, 2022

ULM Hosts LifeShare Blood Drive October 4-6

The University of Louisiana Monroe Medical Laboratory Science Society and LifeShare Blood Center join together for a three-day blood drive to help save lives.

The LifeShare donor bus will be in the Warhawk Circle from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4 through Thursday, Oct. 6.

September 30, 2022

ULM Announces 'The Warhawk Way' Homecoming Week events

University of Louisiana Monroe alumni near and far are invited to come back to the bayou to celebrate homecoming during the first week of October. Festivities begin on Monday, October 3 and culminate on Saturday, October 8 as the Warhawks take on Coastal Carolina University. Kick-off for the football game is at 7 p.m. in Malone Stadium.

September 29, 2022

ULM establishes McPhearson/McEacharn Opportunity Scholarship for non-traditional students

Dr. Michelle McEacharn, University of Louisiana Monroe's Dean of the College of Business and Social Sciences, along with her family, donated $25,000 to establish the McPhearson/McEacharn Opportunity Scholarship at a press conference Wednesday, September 28 at the Laird Weems Alumni Center.

September 27, 2022

Bry Gallery Hosts "Art School Floor" Photography Exhibit

The ULM Art Program and Bry Gallery are currently hosting an exhibition of works by Ruston artist, Dean Dablow. Dablow is Professor Emeritus of Art from Louisiana Tech University, where he has taught photography for many years. The show is titled, "Art School Floor" and consists of a series of photographs taken over time of the studio art floor at Louisiana Tech University.

The show will be up from September 14 - October 12. There will be an artist's talk on Wednesday, September 28 in Sandel 236 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception following in Bry Gallery. Bry Gallery is open from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. -11:30 p.m. on Fridays. The public is invited and admission is free.

September 26, 2022

ULM To Host Criminal Defense Project Training

ULM will host the first training of the Criminal Defense Project on September 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The training session will be held in the Mock Trial Room located in Strauss Hall Room 148. This training is the first of many and ULM would like to invite all students, faculty and staff who may be interested in learning more about criminal defense to attend.

September 21, 2022

Radiologic Technology Students and Faculty Represent ULM at LSRT Annual

Students and faculty from ULM's Radiologic Technology program recently represented the University at the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Conference in Baton Rouge, LA on July 14-16, 2022. The students placed in several events, including 2nd place in the quiz bowl championship.

September 19, 2022

College of Business and Social Sciences Outlines Plans for Annual Symposium Week

The University of Louisiana Monroe's premier lecture and seminar series, the CBSS Symposium will be held September 26-29. The theme for 2022 is "Resilience: Moving Forward." This year's event will feature career readiness seminars, a networking event, a career fair, a cookout, various speaker sessions, the annual CBSS Brain Bowl and a keynote address by Molly Bloom, bestselling author of Molly's Game.

September 16, 2022

MLS Students Attend National Meeting

Three students, Lauren Gregory, Sara Seiler, and Noor Farhat, from ULM's Medical Laboratory Science program had the incredible opportunity to attend the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Joint Annual Meeting this past summer in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from June 26th to June 30th.

September 14, 2022

New Scholars Pinned at Black Male Summit

On June 16, 2022, as part of the annual Universities of Louisiana System Black Male Summit, two students from each of the nine institutions that comprise the University of Louisiana System were presented as the second cohort of Reginald F. Lewis Scholars at a pinning ceremony at Bayou Pointe on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Representing ULM in cohort two are TRIO Scholar Braxton Jackson, a sophomore majoring in Political Science and TRIO Scholar Eric Lair, Jr, a sophomore majoring in Social Work.

September 13, 2022

ULM To Host Professional Development Session with Dr. Ivory Toldson

The ULM Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will be hosting a professional development session with Dr. Ivory Toldson on Thursday, September 15 at 2:00 p.m. at Bayou Pointe Event Center on the campus of ULM.

Dr. Toldson is the Director of Education Innovation and Research for the NAACP as well as a Professor of Counseling Psychology at Howard University. His session is titled "Education in a Changing World: Using Good Data to Find Solutions Rather Than Sell Problems to Close Achievement Gaps."

September 12, 2022

Second Circuit Court of Appeal to Convene at ULM

Judges of the Second Circuit Court of Appeal will hear oral arguments in Brown Auditorium on the campus of University of Louisiana at Monroe on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.

September 08, 2022

VAPA Faculty and Students Perform at International Symposium

Several French horn students in the ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts recently traveled to Kingsville, Texas to perform at the 54th International Horn Symposium, held on the campus of Texas A&M University Kingsville, August 1-6, 2022.

September 06, 2022

ULM Faculty Art Exhibition on Display Through September 8th

The 2022 Art Faculty Exhibition is currently being shown in Bry Art Gallery on the ULM campus. The exhibition will run through September 8th and features the work of Brian Fassett, Cliff Tresner, Joni Noble, Brooke Foy, Megan Smith, and Stefan Nodarse.

September 02, 2022

ULM's Veronee Invited to Join National Advisory Board

Dr. Kenna Veronee, Ph.D., was invited to join the National Advisory Board of the Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Learning and Teaching. Dr. Veronee first presented at the Desert Skies Symposium in 2015 as a graduate student and has been selected to present at every symposium since.

August 29, 2022

Seth Hall named ULM interim athletic director

Seth Hall, chief strategy officer at the University of Louisiana Monroe, has been named the institution's interim athletic director, effective September 1, pending the approval of the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors.

August 26, 2022

ULM's traditional freshman convocation at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29 with a walk across bridge to Fant-Ewing Coliseum

The University of Louisiana Monroe annual freshman convocation will kick off its traditional parade across the bridge to Fant-Ewing Coliseum at 5:30 p.m. August 29. Convocation is a tradition at ULM that symbolizes the official start of the academic year. This year's convocation is unique in that it will be a culmination of the first Warhawk Way Summit, where freshmen learned the spirit of the University's culture.

August 23, 2022

ULM WINGS Camp prepares first-generation freshmen for college

The University of Louisiana Monroe's TRIO Programs Student Support Services (TRIO-SSS) hosted its seventh annual WINGS College Transition Camp August 10-12.

August 22, 2022

ULM awarded $2.5 million grant for Louisiana harm reduction education, the largest award in a decade

The University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy received a fully-funded grant to provide harm reduction education to first responders and decrease opioid overdose deaths in the state of Louisiana. The grant is the largest award given to the University in more than a decade.

August 15, 2022

ULM Athletic Director Scott McDonald resigns

ULM Athletic Director Scott McDonald has announced his resignation effective September 1, 2022. Scott has been serving as Athletic Director for the past three years after serving the university as Chief Administrative Officer and Interim Athletic Director since 2019.

August 03, 2022

Published paper links ULM weather radar and prevention of natural disaster loss

A recent paper published in the National Weather Association's "Journal of Operational Meteorology" by the University of Louisiana Monroe analyzed the impact of tornados that formed on April 12, 2020, in Monroe.

August 02, 2022

Ribbon cutting for The Hub, ULM's new student union, planned for Aug. 12

The University of Louisiana Monroe will host a ribbon cutting of The Hub at 10 a.m. August 12 at the corner of University Avenue and Northeast Drive on campus. All are invited to attend the celebration and tour the facility.

July 22, 2022

ULM Sound of Today Marching Band to host public showcase

The University of Louisiana Monroe Sound of Today Marching Band, led by Dr. Allen Parrish, will give a performance at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, August 13 in Malone Stadium. This event is free and open to the public.

July 12, 2022

The Warhawk Roadshow Finale and The Pursuit scheduled for August 4

Plans have been finalized for the can't-miss event of the summer in Northeast Louisiana. The Warhawk Roadshow Finale, combined with The Pursuit, is scheduled for Thursday, August 4 from 5-8 p.m. at the Bayou Pointe Event Center on ULM's campus.

July 11, 2022

ULM hosts voting rights reading and discussion program

The University of Louisiana at Monroe invites the campus and community to join a reading and discussion program titled Who Gets to Vote?

July 11, 2022

ULM Environmental Analysis Lab tests wastewater, soil in northeast Louisiana

The University of Louisiana Monroe Environmental Analysis Lab is now accredited to conduct 85 wastewater, soil and animal tissue tests to protect the health of northeast Louisiana's land, waterways and people. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued accreditation for six new types of chemical and biological tests to the laboratory, bringing the total number of local evaluations from 79 to 85. These approvals will save ULM more than $30,000 per year.

July 08, 2022

ULM economics professor awarded prestigious scholarship from the American Society of Health Economists

University of Louisiana Monroe Assistant Professor of Economics Ahmad Reshad Osmani, Ph.D., of the College of Business and Social Sciences, was recently awarded the 2022 ASHEcon Diversity scholarship which is aimed at underrepresented minorities and/or individuals whose background or life circumstances indicate they have overcome substantial obstacles.

June 28, 2022

ULM pilot program develops high school students into educators

A University of Louisiana Monroe professor won the Educators Rising Champion Award at the organization's conference on June 26 in Washington, D.C. Dr. Amy Weems is an assistant professor of education and launched the Louisiana Educators Rising pilot program three years ago at Neville, Oak Grove and Wossman high schools.

June 22, 2022

Twin City Community Band to perform free July 4th concert at ULM

The Twin City Community Band (TCCB) will present a free, patriotic concert at 7 p.m. Monday, July 4 in Brown Theater on the University of Louisiana Monroe campus. Conductors include Robert Freeman from West Monroe High School, Marie Looney from Neville High School, Keith Adams from Claiborne Christian Academy and Katie Conrad from LaSalle High School. The entire community is invited to attend.

June 21, 2022

ULM Medical Laboratory Science students win regional awards

Thirty-two Medical Laboratory Science students represented the University of Louisiana Monroe at the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science of Louisiana and Mississippi 2022 Bi-State Annual Meeting in New Orleans from April 19-21.

June 16, 2022

Barnes & Noble Education and University of Louisiana Monroe to Launch Warhawk Bundle, a BNC First Day® Complete Program to Enhance Student Success

Nearly 8,600 Students Will Have Access to All Required Course Materials Before the First Day of Class

June 15, 2022

Four ULM students to compete at Miss Louisiana

Four University of Louisiana Monroe students will compete at the Miss Louisiana Organization contest this week. ULM is housing all 29 contestants from across the state in its residential halls while the women are judged in interview, talent, red carpet and on-stage questions.

June 14, 2022

ULM launches tool to match students with 10 unique majors

University of Louisiana Monroe leaders are hoping a new digital tool will help prospective and current students choose their major with more confidence, leading to increased enrollment and retention.

June 08, 2022

Universities of Louisiana Black Male Summit

The second annual Universities of Louisiana Black Male Summit is bringing together the UL System's nine member institutions and community partners to discuss solutions for addressing systemic barriers and new opportunities for black male faculty, staff, and students.

June 02, 2022

ULM professor awarded for emergency preparedness

The Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association awarded Dr. Mark Johnson the Leadership Award for Emergency Preparedness at its conference on May 17 in Lake Charles. Johnson is a University of Louisiana Monroe assistant professor of criminal justice and the training director of the ULM Police Department.

May 27, 2022

ULM announces President's and Dean's List for spring 2022

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces the students on the President's and Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester.

May 26, 2022

ULM biology graduate students win research awards

A University of Louisiana Monroe biology graduate student received the prestigious E.P. Odum Award at the 83rd annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists in Little Rock, Ark.

Given annually for the best student oral presentation on ecological research, the award was given to Paurava Thakore, a native of Dayton, Ohio, for his presentation titled, "Loss of relict oak forests along coastal Louisiana: A multiyear analyses using Google Earth Engine."

May 24, 2022

ULM English class drafts grant proposal to help wildlife refuge

English students at the University of Louisiana Monroe collaboratively wrote a grant proposal for the Friends of Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

May 23, 2022

ULM Police Director elected to Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police leadership

University of Louisiana Monroe Police Director Tom Torregrossa will serve the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police for the next five years as its sergeant at arms. Torregrossa will serve all police chiefs in the state, with an emphasis on police leadership within higher education.

May 19, 2022

ULM partners with the Fourth and Fifth Judicial District Courts

The Fourth and Fifth Judicial Districts partnered with the University of Louisiana Monroe Mock Trial Academy to provide training to north Louisiana public defenders.

More than 30 attorneys and students attended the four-hour professionalism and ethics training on April 29 at the ULM Mock Trial Courtroom.

May 18, 2022

ULM School of Allied Health teaches students science and soft skills

The ULM Career Center and ULM School of Allied Health have collaborated to design and implement an innovative, multi-day program to train students in soft skills like professionalism, networking and communication.

May 17, 2022

Degrees conferred to 943 students at ULM spring 2022 commencement ceremonies

The University of Louisiana Monroe President Ron Berry conferred degrees to 943 graduates at the 2022 spring commencement ceremonies on May 14.

Two ceremonies were held, with the College of Business and Social Sciences and the College of Pharmacy degrees being conferred together and the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences and College of Health Sciences taking part in a separate commencement. Graduate students were conferred degrees in both ceremonies.

May 16, 2022

ULM students interview renowned author Diane Glancy

A group of ULM students published work from a major class project in World Literature Today Weekly, an award-winning magazine of international literature and culture. Students from English 4000, a special topics course on Native women writers, interviewed acclaimed novelist, poet and essayist Diane Glancy, whom they had studied in the course.

May 13, 2022

Fellowship awardees honored by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Louisiana Monroe Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion announced the inaugural fellowship recipients for the Dr. Alex John, Dr. Sarah McCoy, and Alma Sewell Fellowships on Thursday, April 14, 2022.

May 13, 2022

Mother-child duos earn ULM degrees

"It's never too late."

Those are the same words spoken by two different mothers in two separate interviews when asked about their upcoming graduation from the University of Louisiana Monroe on Saturday, May 14. Joining them during the commencement ceremonies are their children, who are also receiving degrees from ULM.

May 12, 2022

ULM Foundation honors donors at Evening of Thanks

The University of Louisiana Monroe recognized donors and life-time benefactors at the annual Evening of Thanks event on Thursday, May 5 at the 7th floor of the ULM Library where the Kitty DeGree Bell Tower Society is displayed.

May 10, 2022

ULM students graduate with College, University Honors

he University of Louisiana Monroe Honors Program celebrated the successes of its students at the annual ULM Honors Program Spring Banquet on Wednesday, May 4 at Bayou Pointe Event Center. Of the students, 16 will graduate with College Honors, meaning they took 16 Honors core classes, two Honors seminars and five Honors contracts with a minimum 3.4 GPA. Seven additional students will graduate with University Honors, meaning they took all the classes above with the addition of a thesis and a 3.5 GPA.

May 10, 2022

PREP staff swept in South Carolina workshop to prepare for incoming freshman

The 2022 ULM PREP Staff won several awards at the Southern Regional Orientation Workshop (SROW) held March 3-6 at the University of South Carolina.

May 09, 2022

Students and faculty honored at Allied Health awards ceremony

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Allied Health under the College of Health Science held its annual Professional Business Luncheon Networking event and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 12 at Bayou Pointe, where 250 health science students, healthcare community leaders, and faculty members attended.

May 05, 2022

ULM celebrates employees at Foundation Awards for Excellence

The University of Louisiana Monroe celebrated the successes of its faculty and staff at the annual Foundation Awards for Excellence on Monday, May 2 at Bayou Pointe Event Center. The University bestowed emeriti status to two retired professors, honored six faculty and staff with Awards of Excellence and promoted 12 faculty to full professor, associate professor or tenure.

May 05, 2022

ULM to host Spring 2022 commencement ceremonies on May 14 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum

The University of Louisiana Monroe will award diplomas to graduates at two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Both ceremonies will be in the Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

May 02, 2022

Frank and Susan Hoffmann establish $100,000 endowed graduate student scholarship in education and business

Two University of Louisiana Monroe graduates and respected community leaders, Frank and Susan Hoffmann, have invested in future ULM students pursuing graduate degrees in education and business. Their contribution will be matched by the Louisiana Board of Regents Support Fund.

April 26, 2022

Elizabeth Shaw's love of music lives on through collection donated to ULM

Elizabeth Shaw loved music, and she loved the University of Louisiana Monroe.

Through her will, Shaw, who died in July 2021, bequeathed her instruments and musical items to the ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences.

April 14, 2022

Stained glass window based on 14-year-old sketch adds special meaning to ULM president's home

About 14 years ago, in 2008, the finishing touches were underway at the University of Louisiana Monroe's new home of the president, Bon Aire. The ULM Foundation funded the house, and at that time, Tommy Barham served as a Foundation board trustee, and Betty Scott Cummins was the president.

April 14, 2022

ULM Spring Break April 15-19: university reopens April 20, classes resume April 25

The University of Louisiana Monroe will be closed for Spring Break Friday, April 15, and Monday and Tuesday, April 18-19.

The university reopens on Wednesday, April 20. Classes resume on Monday, April 25.

April 12, 2022

ULM Lewis Scholars Carl Whitlock, Earnest Wyatt with TRIO's Tommie Nelson attend ULS Day

On April 5, the University of Louisiana Monroe's Reginald F. Lewis Scholars Program students and TRIO Student Support Services participated in the University of Louisiana System Day at the state Capitol in Baton Rouge.

April 12, 2022

Jennifer Dumas, Ph.D., accepted to prestigious Academic Council on UN System Workshop

Jennifer Dumas, Ph.D., University of Louisiana Monroe Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, has been accepted to attend the prestigious annual 2022 Academic Council on the United Nations System Workshop.

April 11, 2022

ULM Honors Program students present research at Southern Regional Honors Council conference

The University of Louisiana Monroe Honors Program joined the annual meeting of the Southern Regional Honors Council on March 31-April 2 in Birmingham, AL.

Joshua Stockley, Ph.D., Director of the ULM Honors Program, was accompanied by eight students - Emmanuel Perez, senior biology major; Michael Hollman, senior mathematics major; Caitlyn Cullen, junior political science major; Uchechi Owunna, senior biology major; Nautica Jones, senior biology major; Alisha Lirette, senior biology major; Blaine Warren, senior political science major; and Ariana Yelverton, senior biology major.

April 11, 2022

ULM Alumni Association welcomes 15th Annual Wine Over Water back to the bayou on April 21

The 15th Annual Wine Over Water hosted by the University of Louisiana Monroe Alumni Association is set for 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, April 21.
Established as a signature event at ULM, Wine Over Water will be on the ULM bridge over tranquil Bayou DeSiard on Northeast Drive.

April 07, 2022

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion announces fellowship recipients; reception for awardees on April 14

The University of Louisiana Monroe Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion announces the inaugural fellowship recipients for the Dr. Alex John, Dr. Sarah McCoy, and Alma Sewell Fellowships. 

A reception will be held Thursday, April 14, from 3-4 p.m. on the library's sixth floor in the media room.

April 06, 2022

College of Health Sciences, Children's Coalition partner to organize event with a family focus on health

The University of Louisiana Monroe College of Health Sciences joined with the Children's Coalition of Northeast Louisiana to organize a community outreach event, "Stepping into a Healthy Spring."

April 05, 2022

2022 Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup Awards Luncheon Thursday with $61,000 in prizes

The University of Louisiana Monroe and alumnus Dhu Thompson, founder and retired CEO of Delta Plastics, partnered to create the 2022 Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup to encourage students to develop innovative business ideas.

April 04, 2022

College of Pharmacy presents St. Vincent DePaul Poor Man's Run/Jambalaya Cook-Off on April 9

Lace up your shoes and grab your spoons as the University of Louisiana Monroe's College of Pharmacy hosts the 5th Annual St. Vincent DePaul Community Pharmacy: Poor Man's Run and Jambalaya Cook-Off on Saturday, April 9, at 8 a.m.

April 01, 2022

International Food Festival highlights culinary delights from around the world Tuesday at Bayou Pointe

The University of Louisiana Monroe International Student Association invites ULM the community to the International Food Festival Tuesday, April 5, from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Bayou Pointe Event Center

March 31, 2022

Super Warhawk Weekend April 8-10 - Free youth clinics in football, art, band, cheer; Spring Football Game April 9

The University of Louisiana Monroe presents the excitement-filled Super Warhawk Weekend on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 8-10.
Super Warhawk Weekend features outstanding athletic competition, four free youth clinics, and family-friendly activities.

March 30, 2022

ULM celebrates 2022 International Week April 3-7

The University of Louisiana Monroe's International Student Association hosts the 2022 International Week, April 3-4, sponsored by the ULM Office of International and Multicultural Affairs. This year's theme is "For the Cultures."

March 29, 2022

25th Annual ULM Juried Student Art Exhibition at Bry Gallery through April 29

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts presents the 25th Annual ULM Juried Art Exhibition through April 29 at Bry Art Gallery.

March 28, 2022

VAPA presents "She Loves Me" musical at Brown Auditorium March 31-April 3

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts invites you to view the musical "She Loves Me" March 31-April 3 in Brown Auditorium.

March 21, 2022

ULM's Todd Murphy, 4 students on mission to collect data for PERiLS weather campaign

March has been a quiet month, weather-wise, until Monday, March 21.
A line of severe weather stretching from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico is marching east and expected to set up camp in Northeast Louisiana later today. The National Weather Service forecasts threats of heavy rain and flooding, hail, high winds, and tornadoes.
It's a scenario that University of Louisiana Monroe Atmospheric Science Assistant Professor Todd Murphy, Ph.D., knows well. And he and atmospheric science students Emily Allen, Haniston Holloway, Isaiah Montgomery, and Jacob Zeringue are ready.

March 21, 2022

Approaching storm system could bring heavy rain, hail, high winds, and tornadoes Monday-Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a severe weather threat for all of north Louisiana beginning late Monday afternoon through early Tuesday afternoon.

March 17, 2022

Launch with 'Ace in Space' for ULM Spring Fever Week March 21-25

Blast off into space with Ace the Warhawk when the Annual Spring Fever Week launches at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

"Ace in Space" starts Monday, March 21, with a free lunch, henna tattoos, and a selfie booth from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Bayou Park; it concludes with the NPHC Greek step show Friday at 7 p.m. in Malone Stadium.

March 17, 2022

ULM Career Center hosts Full-time Job and Internship Fair March 24

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Career Center presents the Full-time Job and Internship Fair Wednesday, March 24, from noon-3 p.m. in The Hangar on the second floor of the Student Union Building.

March 15, 2022

UNITY III connects university and community with parade and choir performances Saturday, March 19

UNITY III, A Community Celebration of Equality and Inclusion Joining in Song, will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 19. Sponsored by the University of Louisiana Monroe Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Office of International and Cultural Affairs, ULM Choral and Bayou Masterworks Choral, UNITY III will be at Greater New Antioch Baptist Church, 301 Sherrouse St., in Monroe.

March 14, 2022

ULM's 6th Annual Women's Symposium Wednesday, March 16

The University of Louisiana Monroe Women's Symposium partners with the ULM Alumni Association to host the 6th Annual Women's Symposium on Wednesday, March 16, from noon-5 p.m. at Bayou Pointe Event Center.

March 14, 2022

VAPA Annual Brass Day March 28 featuring Dallas Brass; public performance at 7:30 p.m.

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts hosts the Annual Brass Day on Monday, March 28.
Brass Day is a day-long, free educational clinic for all brass players. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. in the lobby of Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall. For online registration and a detailed schedule of events, visit https://www.ulm.edu/music/brassday.html.

March 11, 2022

ULM Educators Rising Campus Day March 17; Regions Bank to provide $100,000 in scholarships

Just over three years since the University of Louisiana Monroe launched the Educators Rising pilot program in two local high schools, more than 75 future educators and guests are expected on Thursday, March 17, for the first ULM Educators Rising Campus Day - and a new scholarship opportunity supported by Regions Bank is enabling more future educators to launch successful careers.

March 10, 2022

ULM writing class students freelance for international publication

University of Louisiana Monroe English students experienced the world of freelance writing in a class project where they researched and contributed articles for an international publication.

March 09, 2022

Pharmacy's El Sayed awarded funding to research new treatment for prostate cancer recurrence

The National Cancer Institute approved a grant application by Dr. Khalid El Sayed, a Professor of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry in the School of Basic Pharmaceutical and Toxicological Sciences in the College of Pharmacy.
The two-year grant provides $182,419 for year one and $164,794 for year two.

March 07, 2022

29th Annual High School Art Exhibition at Bry Gallery through March 18

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts presents the 29th Annual High School Junior/Senior Juried Art Exhibition through March 18 at Bry Art Gallery.

March 06, 2022

ULM celebrating International Women's Day with Coffee & Chat on Tuesday, March 8

The University of Louisiana Monroe Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion invites faculty and staff to Coffee & Chat to celebrate International Women's Day on Tuesday, March 8, as part of Women's History Month.

March 04, 2022

MLS, LifeShare partner for blood drive at ULM March 7-10

The University of Louisiana Monroe Medical Laboratory Science program and LifeShare Blood Center are partnering for a four-day blood drive to help meet a critical shortage of blood.

The LifeShare donor bus will be in Warhawk Circle from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Monday, March 7 through Thursday, March 10.

March 03, 2022

ULM offering free drone workshops for middle and high school students

The University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting three drone workshops for middle and high school students on Saturdays, March 5, 12, and 26.

From 12:15-1 p.m., the students will practice flying the drones in Bayou Park, across Northeast Drive from the ULM Library.

March 03, 2022

VAPA hosts composer Evan Mazunik for classes, concert with ULM Jazz Ensemble on March 10

Renowned composer, keyboardist, and educator Evan Mazunik will leave the Colorado Rockies and spend a few days on the bayou sharing his expertise with students in the music program at the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts.

Mazunik will be on campus Wednesday and Thursday, March 9-10. He will work with students during the day and join the ULM Jazz Ensemble for a performance on Thursday. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

February 25, 2022

ULM Mardi Gras break: Closed Monday-Tuesday, offices reopen Wednesday, classes resume Thursday

The University of Louisiana Monroe will close for Mardi Gras break Monday, Feb. 28 and Tuesday, March 1.
Offices reopen at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 3.
Classes resume Thursday, March 4.

February 24, 2022

South La. to South Korea: ULM alumna Toni Corso changing lives half a world away

The University of Louisiana Monroe changed Toni Corso's life.
Today, she is changing lives half a world away in Daejeon, South Korea.
Corso, an Honors Program student with a degree in political science from ULM (2020), teaches English as a second language at two middle schools in Daejeon.

February 23, 2022

Rescued Words: Voices of Creoles of color heard again in Dr. Chris Michaelides's new book, "Favorites of the Gods"

Dr. Chris Michaelides, University of Louisiana Monroe Associate Dean of the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences, and Associate Professor of Modern Languages, recently completed a 10-year project to produce a critical edition of selected works by 19th-century African American writers from Louisiana.

February 21, 2022

ULM lifts mask mandate

Based on recent guidance from the University of Louisiana System, the University of Louisiana Monroe has lifted the mask mandate for the ULM campus, effective immediately.



The university will continue to monitor COVID-19 rates and may, if necessary, reinstate the mask mandate on campus.

February 17, 2022

ULM TRIO-SSS students, staff volunteer for community cleanup

The University of Louisiana Monroe TRIO Programs Student Support Services collaborated with Ouachita Green in a community service project.

On Saturday, Feb. 5, TRIO-SSS students participated in the Ouachita Green's Shelling
Elementary community cleanup hosted by Monroe District 3 Councilwoman Juanita Woods. Volunteers picked up litter in different areas of the neighborhood.

February 14, 2022

ULM biology students selected for La. Wildlife Federation Conservation Leadership Corps

University of Louisiana Monroe biology majors Nautica Jones of St. Martinville and Thomas Showers of West Monroe were chosen for the Louisiana Wildlife Federation's Edgar Veillon Conservation Leadership Corps program.

February 14, 2022

State Supreme Court appoints Dr. Valerie Fields to La. Attorney Disciplinary Board

University of Louisiana Monroe Vice President for Student Affairs Valerie S. Fields, Ed.D., has been appointed to the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board.

February 10, 2022

AGE Scholarship established to assist ULM Gerontology students

The Aspiring Gerontologist Education - or AGE - Scholarship has been established to assist students in the University of Louisiana Monroe Gerontology program who may be at risk of leaving the program.

February 09, 2022

ULM launches vibrant, comprehensive new Office of the President webpage

The University of Louisiana Monroe has redesigned and launched a new webpage for the Office of the President on ulm.edu.

February 08, 2022

Sen. Katrina Jackson keynote speaker for Black History Program on Feb. 18

The University of Louisiana Monroe Cultural Diversity Counsel and the Office of International and Multicultural Affairs presents A Black History Program at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, at Bayou Pointe Event Center. The program is free and open to the public.

February 03, 2022

ULM classes to be virtual Friday

Due to inclement weather, University of Louisiana Monroe classes will go online Friday, Feb. 4.

February 03, 2022

VAPA presents 'To Kill a Mockingbird' at Spyker Theatre Feb. 17-20

The University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts and a local youth theater, the Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts, join together to present the play "To Kill a Mockingbird" on ULM's campus.

Performance dates are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Feb. 17-19 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. All performances are in Spyker Theatre, located on the west side of Brown Auditorium.

February 02, 2022

ULM Online bachelor's program in top 100 by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2022 rankings of online programs from accredited universities.

ULM Online's Bachelor of Business ranks 89th, placing it among the top 100 programs in the country. A total of 381 U.S. universities were surveyed.

February 01, 2022

ULM restructures office to expand, enhance services for international students

The University of Louisiana Monroe has restructured the former Office of International Services into two divisions. This move will expand and enhance services for ULM international students.

January 27, 2022

Bry Gallery presents Benicia King and Adonis Johnson in 'Visiting Artists' exhibit

The University of Louisiana Monroe Art Program and the School of Visual and Performing Arts present "Visiting Artists," an exhibit of works by photographer Benicia King and ceramist Adonis Johnson.

The show is in the Bry Hall Art Gallery on ULM's campus through Feb. 11 in honor of Black History Month. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8-11:30 a.m. Friday. Admission is free.

January 25, 2022

ULM announces President's and Dean's List for fall 2021

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces the students on the President's and Dean's List for the Fall 2021 semester. Full-time, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time and complete a minimum of 12 semester hours to be eligible. President's List students (denoted with *) earned at least a 3.9 GPA. Students on the Dean's List earned at least a 3.5 GPA.

January 19, 2022

Now: Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 7 p.m. for Ouachita Parish, slight risk of wind damage, tornadoes

Ouachita and surrounding parishes are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 7 p.m. Wednesday, issued by the National Weather Service Shreveport. A watch means conditions are favorable for severe weather.

January 18, 2022

ULM's Dr. Diana Greenlee: Archaeological discoveries show Poverty Point is more complex than previously known

Poverty Point World Heritage Site is slowly revealing her secrets.

Diana Greenlee, Ph.D., station archaeologist at the ancient monumental earthworks and adjunct professor at the University of Louisiana Monroe, said recent archaeological research shows the site is "much more complex than previously realized."

January 12, 2022

MLK Day of Service: ULM/LDCC to create Esther Gallow Community Garden Monday

For more than a decade, volunteers from the University of Louisiana Monroe and Louisiana Delta Community College have partnered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to address a specific need in Northeast Louisiana.

This year's creation of the Esther Gallow Community Garden expands one day of volunteerism to an ongoing effort by a coalition of public and private organizations.

January 11, 2022

ULM Cheerleading taking Warhawk spirit to national championship

The University of Louisiana Monroe Cheerleading Squad will compete in Orlando, FL in the 2022 Universal Cheerleading Association College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship, Jan. 14-16.

January 03, 2022

MLK Day of Service: Groundbreaking 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 5, for community garden

The University of Louisiana Monroe will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, to establish a community garden in memory of Ester Gallow.
Each year, ULM chooses a community service project for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, a federal holiday on the third Monday in January.


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