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May 15, 2017 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Lamar selected for Carnegie Project on education doctorate

Lamar University will join in the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, its board of directors announced recently. LU and 21 other new graduate schools of education join more than 80 members of the consortium in the important work of redesigning professional practice preparation in[Read More…]

April 20, 2017 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
From wreck to diamond

From wreck to diamond

Softball’s Hankins overcomes scare to lead team   It all happened so fast, Sable Hankins didn’t even realize what was happening. On the morning of Feb. 13, the Lamar University softball shortstop was on her way to practice when her life almost ended. “I was[Read More…]

April 20, 2017 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Dr. John Bello-Ogunu Sr holding a flashlight during MLK's "I Have A Dream" speech in the “Unity and Peace” candlelight service  in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. in Landes Auditorium on Tuesday January the 17th. 

Lamar honors MLK

Lamar University held a “Unity and Peace” candle light service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday night in the Landes Auditorium. The event included MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech and a recitation of his personal history. Dr. John Bello-Ogunu Sr.[Read More…]

January 18, 2017 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Doggy’s day out

Doggy’s day out

Breeds ranging from Great Danes to Chihuahuas roamed the streets of downtown Beaumont, Saturday, at Dogtoberfest. The event included a parade and a costume contest, which was won by Amanda Faggard, who dressed as Alice with her canine companion dressed as the White Rabbit. Vendors[Read More…]

October 13, 2016 Comments are Disabled News, Uncategorized
UP sports briefs

UP sports briefs

Women’s Basketball Lamar University announced the hiring of new assistant athletic trainer Katie Barker over the summer.  She will serve as new women’s basketball athletic trainer. Barker comes from the University of Southern Mississippi, and for the past five seasons served as the assistant athletic[Read More…]

September 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Manisha Patel, Katy junior, demonstrates the water filter she has developed in the lab in the Engineering Building.

Passion for research leads to innovation

Manisha Patel loves research. And that passion has translated into developing a portable water filter that she hopes will help countries with severe water contamination. “I chose to focus on water because when I was reading and learning about it, it kept coming up over[Read More…]

April 28, 2016 Comments are Disabled Features, Uncategorized
LU to host physics conference today through Saturday

LU to host physics conference today through Saturday

Students, teachers and professionals of physics from across the US will gather at Lamar University Thursday for the Joint Spring 2016 Meeting of the Texas sections of the American Physical Society (APS), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and Zone 13 of the Society of[Read More…]

March 31, 2016 Comments are Disabled News, Uncategorized
International Film Festival to begin April 6

International Film Festival to begin April 6

  The Spring 2016 International Film Festival, sponsored by the Lamar University’s French Circle, will take place with a screening each Wednesday in April. The festival opens April 6 with “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” and continues, April 13 with “Where Do[Read More…]

March 31, 2016 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Couch surfing good travel option

Couch surfing good travel option

I’m not going to say hotels are overrated, but depending on where you’re planning to stay, they can certainly get expensive. When traveling, I have often found myself settling for a shabby, two-star motel with a “complimentary breakfast” that would make me sad. For spring[Read More…]

March 31, 2016 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized