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Hirasaki establishes chemical engineering scholarship

The Lamar University Foundation has announced that an endowed scholarship has been established for the College of Engineering. The Dr. George J. Hirasaki Scholarship in Chemical Engineering will provide funding for outstanding students to further their studies at Lamar. “It’s a great honor that Dr.[Read More…]

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Silicon Valley entrepreneur to lecture Feb. 5

Silicon Valley entrepreneur to lecture Feb. 5

Mark Bowles, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist, is the founder and co-inventor of the technology behind ecoATM, a company acquired in 2013 by Outerwall for $350 million.  He is the holder of nine patents with 30 patents pending. “An Entrepreneur’s Journey from Innovation to Commercialization”[Read More…]

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Chartwells’ cupcake Mural to raise funds for food bank

Chartwells’ cupcake Mural to raise funds for food bank

Chartwells will host a cupcake mural event to raise money for the Southeast Texas Food Bank, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 11, in the Setzer Student Center. “Chartwells is trying to help LU students get involved with the community,” marketing manager Megan Marzullo said.[Read More…]

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Jody Reho, Michael Mason and Blake Kyler (left to right) rehearse a scene from True West. The Beaumont Community Players runs through Feb. 14.

‘True West’offers intense, funny spectacle of brotherly love

‘True West’ offers intense, darkly funny spectacle of brotherly love. Two brothers — one a milquetoast, would-be screenwriter, Austin, and the other a dim-witted, sluggish greaser with a history of petty theft, Lee, housesit while their mother is away. The two have been estranged for[Read More…]

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Participants of the 2014 Listen To Your Mother show take a bow.

‘Listen to your mother’ show seeks local talent for May 9 event

Whether a mom or not, everybody knows at least one mother who has made an impact on his or her life. For the second year in a row, “Listen to Your Mother,” a national story-telling event that takes place around Mother’s Day, is coming to[Read More…]

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History department to host  competition, Feb. 12, in SSC

History department to host competition, Feb. 12, in SSC

The Lamar history department will host a National History Day competition in the Setzer Student Center, 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m, Feb. 12. “Several of the area schools, junior and senior high compete,” Beverly Williams, adjunct history professor, said. “The categories are documentaries, papers, websites,[Read More…]

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Jennifer Ravey, director of The Writing Center, along with tutor Luke Meyer, Cuero sophomore, and Alaina Bray, assistant Writing Center director sit in the new Writing Center in Morris Hall.

‘Keepers of knowledge’

Writing Center prepared to help with all facets of assignments Whether it’s an essay, a lab report, or a résumé, every student needs help with writing at some point in their college career. The new Writing Center in Morris Hall makes getting help even easier.[Read More…]

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Amie Lynn Bean Memorial  Scholarship established

Amie Lynn Bean Memorial Scholarship established

The Lamar University Foundation has established a new endowed scholarship in the name of Amie Lynn Bean. The Amie Lynn Bean Memorial Scholarship will benefit undergraduate students majoring in nursing, part of the College of Arts and Sciences. “This scholarship will help ease the cost[Read More…]

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Hands-on experience

Hands-on experience

Outreach program informs middle schoolers about Lamar nursing program During the winter break, several Lamar University Texas Nursing Students’ Association members participated in the “Breakthrough to Nursing” outreach project, in which they taught sixth, seventh, and eight graders from St. Mary Catholic School and West[Read More…]

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LU confers 1,355 degrees during fall graduation

LU confers 1,355 degrees during fall graduation

Lamar University conferred 1,355 degrees during fall commencement exercises, Dec. 13.  George L. Mehaffy, vice president for academic leadership and change at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities in Washington, D.C., was the keynote speaker. This was the first time Lamar inaugurated a[Read More…]

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