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Lamar Nursing hosts Nightingale Experience summer camp

Lamar Nursing hosts Nightingale Experience summer camp

The JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing hosted the 15th–annual Nightingale Experience June 9-10 for area high school students interested in the nursing profession. Lead by Lamar University faculty, staff and current nursing students, participants took part in various simulated, hands-on nursing skill events on[Read More…]

June 14, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
UP earns five awards at HPC

UP earns five awards at HPC

The University Press earned five awards at the Houston Press Club’s Lone Star Awards, held June 10 in Rice University’s Grand Hall. The University Press staff earned second place in the Best Student Newspaper category. Former staffers Elizabeth Grimm won first place in the Best[Read More…]

June 12, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
UP staffers earn 21 awards at Press Club

UP staffers earn 21 awards at Press Club

BEAUMONT — University Press staffers earned 21 awards, including eight first places, at the Press Club of Southeast Texas Excellence in Media Awards banquet, held June 2 at the MCM Eleganté, The awards were spread among 12 contributors to Lamar University’s student newspaper, as well[Read More…]

June 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
Austin man skateboards through Beaumont on way to D.C.

Austin man skateboards through Beaumont on way to D.C.

Christian Shire, 36 left Austin about a week ago to venture through the American South and ultimately end up in Washington D.C., where his son is graduating in three weeks. Shire has been traveling by a combination of skateboarding and hitchhiking which brought him through[Read More…]

May 17, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
Science, not Silence

Science, not Silence

More than 15,000 march for science on Earth Day HOUSTON — Scientists wore lab coats like armor alongside doctors, teachers, students, and supporters of science, as marchers in Houston and across the United States protested President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to organizations including the National Institute[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
“Mind Garden”thesis exhibit to open Friday

“Mind Garden”thesis exhibit to open Friday

Lamar University’s graduating art students will showcase their work in the senior thesis exhibit, “Mind Garden,” opening 6:30 p.m., Friday, at the Dishman Art Museum. Photographer Victoria Robicheaux said the exhibition is the culmination of a lot of hard work. “Choosing a theme is one[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
Carnegie Project recruits Lamar

Carnegie Project recruits Lamar

  The Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate recently announced that Lamar University will join program in June. Lamar and 21 other new graduate schools of education will unite with more than 80 members of the consortium in the redesigning of professional preparation in education[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled News

Beaumont Public Library to host annual booksale

  The Friends of the Beaumont Public Library will be holding a book sale, Friday and Saturday. The sale is an annual fundraiser for the Beaumont Public Library. “(The Friends of the Beaumont Public Library) is a support group of volunteers to raise money for[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled News

Lamar to introduce new DSDE Programs

  Lamar University’s department of Deaf studies and Deaf education is introducing two new programs in the fall, a bachelor’s in ASL Advocacy and an ASL Minor. They are adding programs for Lamar University students to improve benefits and opportunities for their future jobs, department[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
LU students’ field day raises money for St. Jude’s

LU students’ field day raises money for St. Jude’s

What started off as a class project has now become something meaningful for Lamar students. The project was to raise money for St. Jude’s Research Hospital. Chelsea Jones, Houston senior, said she viewed the class project no differently from any other class assignment. “However, once[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled News