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Mohammadreza Barzegaran, assistant professor of electrical engineering, right, and Ashley Dockens, instructor of audiology, were among the faculty members who attended the SMART meeting, Sept. 26.

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LU establishes SMART program

The Lamar University Center for Teaching and Learning Enhancement launched the Support & Mentoring to Advance Research & Teaching program this summer to help new faculty members adjust to the demands of the university setting. “Depending on the university, the students have different needs, and[Read More…]

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AMSET hosts pair of exhibitions through Jan. 4

AMSET hosts pair of exhibitions through Jan. 4

The Art Museum of Southeast Texas presents two exhibitions showcasing artwork depicting various multifaceted and complex pieces. “Dornith Doherty: Oasis” and “Celia Eberle: In the Garden of Ozymandias” will be on view through Jan. 4. “Dornith Doherty: Oasis” documents two international seed banks with microscopic[Read More…]

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Father Tino Barrera, director of Lamar’s Catholic ministry, right, blesses Romeo, held by his owner Eric Darby, Beaumont junior, Tuesday. The center will hold a pet blessing Friday.

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Blessings for furry friends at Lamar Catholic Student Center

For many people, pets are family members and loyal companions. With that in mind, the Lamar Catholic Student Center, located next to Kampus Korner, will host the annual pet blessing at 3 p.m., Friday, in honor of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi.[Read More…]

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Flu Shot Clinic set for 10 a.m., Wednesday, in SSC

The Lamar University Health Center will organize a flu shot clinic in 104-106 Setzer Student Center, Wednesday 10 a.m.-2p.m. “Students, faculty and staff on both LU and LIT campuses are eligible to receive the flu vaccine,” Shawn Gray, student health center director, said in an[Read More…]

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ALFPA to host informational meeting Tuesday

The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting will host an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, in 131 Galloway Business Building. ALPFA is a student organization that deals with business opportunities and networking. “ALPFA is the premier business organization for expanding opportunities of[Read More…]

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Fall weather moves in

Members of Release, a student organization, take advantage of the cooler weather to play Spike Ball in the Quad in front of the Carl Parker Building, Monday. Temperatures are expected to stay in the low 80s through next week.

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Keith Carter is among the artists whose work will be on display in the 2014 Art Faculty Exhibition at the Dishman Art Museum, Oct. 13 to Nov. 21.

Exhibits highlights faculty art

Most students have to take an art class at some point in their careers. They take individual classes from individual professors and glean knowledge from each one. Now there is a chance to see the full range of Lamar’s diverse art faculty, as they present[Read More…]

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EIA seeks new members with mixer Wednesday

Salsa dancing lessons and free food will be available when the Education Initiative Association hosts the EIA Mixer, 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, in 206 Setzer Student Center. “You’re also going to get to meet all the members and learn what we do,” vice president Richard Rosario[Read More…]

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University expands wifi coverage

University expands wifi coverage

Members of the Lamar community who have tried to access the LUBigRed network on campus have often run into difficulties connecting their devices. However, over the next few weeks, people will notice a difference in the campus wireless service. “The IT division has done an[Read More…]

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Penny Clark and Charlotte Holliman look through old issues of the Lamar student newspaper, Monday, in Gray Library. The library received a grant to digitize the newspaper archives.
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Digitizing the Past

Library converts newspaper archive Over the past couple of months, Gray Library has been working on a project to digitize Lamar University newspapers from as early as 1933 up to 2005. Digitizing more than 70 years worth of publications was not a simple process. “It[Read More…]

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