Ƶ University News site://_University - news -URL-www.lamar.edu-news-and-events/index Keep up with what’s happening at Ƶ University in Texas with the college’s news page and take a look at the university’s calendar for upcoming events. en-us Fri, 21 Jun 2024 13:00:24 -0500 Cascade Server Ƶ University Collegiate 100 continues win streak at national conference /news-and-events/news/2024/06/lamar-university-collegiate-100-continues-win-streak-at-national-conference.html The Collegiate 100 of Ƶ University won the top prize at the C100 Leadership and Career Institute in Atlanta for the third consecutive time, having been the only champions since the contest's inception, and continue to demonstrate excellence in leadership and career development through innovative solutions and commitment. Thu, 20 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0500 /news-and-events/news/2024/06/lamar-university-collegiate-100-continues-win-streak-at-national-conference.html Alumnus Joshua Tindel’s journey from service to care /news-and-events/news/2024/06/alumnus-joshua-tindels-journey-from-service-to-care.html Joshua Tindel's journey from southeast Texas to the Navy and back to Ƶ University, where he graduated with a Nursing degree in 2024, highlights his dedication to service, resilience, and passion for healthcare, inspired by his military experience and volunteer work at the Crisis Center of Southeast Texas. Thu, 20 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0500 /news-and-events/news/2024/06/alumnus-joshua-tindels-journey-from-service-to-care.html Dr. Jeff Forrett awarded State Historical Society of Iowa research grant /news-and-events/news/2024/06/dr-jeff-forrett-awarded-state-historical-society-of-iowa-research-grant.html Dr. Jeff Forret, a history professor at Ƶ University, has been awarded a State Historical Society of Iowa Research Grant to support his research on a book about the history of the Upper Mississippi River region, focusing on the dispossession of Native Americans and African American citizenship loss through the Dred Scott decision. Thu, 20 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0500 /news-and-events/news/2024/06/dr-jeff-forrett-awarded-state-historical-society-of-iowa-research-grant.html 13 LU alumni named Wayne A. Reaud Excellence in Education Award winners /news-and-events/news/2024/06/13-lu-alumni-named-wayne-a-reaud-excellence-in-education-award-winners.html On May 14, thirteen Ƶ University alumni were named as Reaud Excellence in Education Award winners.  Thu, 20 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0500 /news-and-events/news/2024/06/13-lu-alumni-named-wayne-a-reaud-excellence-in-education-award-winners.html LU staff and students shine at 2024 Excellence in the Media Awards /news-and-events/news/2024/06/lu-staff-and-students-shine-at-2024-excellence-in-the-media-awards.html Ƶ University staff and students won 43 awards at the 2024 Excellence in the Media Awards hosted by the Press Club of Southeast Texas on June 7. Wed, 12 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0500 /news-and-events/news/2024/06/lu-staff-and-students-shine-at-2024-excellence-in-the-media-awards.html LU’s Center for Advances in Port Management promotes maritime education /news-and-events/news/2024/06/lus-center-for-advances-in-port-management-promotes-maritime-education.html Ƶ University's Center for Advances in Port Management has been working hard at promoting LU's maritime degree programs throughout Texas.   Tue, 11 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0500 /news-and-events/news/2024/06/lus-center-for-advances-in-port-management-promotes-maritime-education.html U.S. Department of Energy awards Dr. Helen Lou $2M for new cybersecurity center /news-and-events/news/2024/06/u.s-department-of-energy-awards-dr-helen-lou-2m-for-new-cybersecurity-center.html Dr. Helen Lou, Professor of Chemical Engineering at Ƶ University, has secured a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to establish the Center for Data Analytics and Cybersecurity. Tue, 4 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0500 /news-and-events/news/2024/06/u.s-department-of-energy-awards-dr-helen-lou-2m-for-new-cybersecurity-center.html Meet your 2024 New Student Orientation leaders /news-and-events/news/2024/06/meet-your-2024-new-student-oriention-leaders.html Ƶ University's new student orientation leaders are delighted to welcome new Cardinals to our community. Mon, 3 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0500 /news-and-events/news/2024/06/meet-your-2024-new-student-oriention-leaders.html Robotic Cardinals bring passion for robotics to local and global stages /news-and-events/news/2024/06/robotic-cardinals-bring-passion-for-robotics-to-local-and-global-stages.html Ƶ University's CARDS robotics team, established in the 2023-2024 academic year, has demonstrated a strong commitment to education and outreach in southeast Texas, including hosting local competitions, mentoring robotics teams in multiple school districts, participating in the 2024 VEX Robotics World Championship, and aiming to expand their impact in both competitions and community engagement in the future. Mon, 3 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0500 /news-and-events/news/2024/06/robotic-cardinals-bring-passion-for-robotics-to-local-and-global-stages.html LU graduates awarded teaching fellowship /news-and-events/news/2024/05/lu-graduates-awarded-teaching-fellowship.html Three Ƶ University students have been awarded $10,000 from the Joy and Will Crenshaw fellowship as they kick off their journey as classroom teachers. Mon, 3 Jun 2024 00:00:00 -0500 /news-and-events/news/2024/05/lu-graduates-awarded-teaching-fellowship.html