鶹ӳӰ News site://_University - news -URL-www.lamar.edu-news-and-events/index Keep up with what’s happening at 鶹ӳӰ in Texas with the college’s news page and take a look at the university’s calendar for upcoming events. en-us Fri, 8 Dec 2023 20:00:28 -0600 Cascade Server Transformative $5M donation establishes Carolyn J. Keating Center for Academic and Career Success /news-and-events/news/2023/12/transformative-5m-donation-establishes-carolyn-j-keating-center-for-academic-and-career-success.html 鶹ӳӰ received a $5 million donation from alumna Carolyn J. Keating, establishing the Carolyn J. Keating Center for Academic and Career Success in the College of Engineering. Thu, 7 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0600 /news-and-events/news/2023/12/transformative-5m-donation-establishes-carolyn-j-keating-center-for-academic-and-career-success.html 鶹ӳӰ Model UN Team excels at Lone Star Conference, clinches five awards /news-and-events/news/2023/12/lamar-university-model-un-team-excels-at-lone-star-conference-clinches-five-awards.html The 鶹ӳӰ Model United Nations team achieved Outstanding Delegation (Russia) and Distinguished Delegation (United States) at the Lone Star Conference in Texas. They also received accolades in various committees, including Outstanding Position Paper and Distinguished Delegation in the UNESCO committee. Thu, 7 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0600 /news-and-events/news/2023/12/lamar-university-model-un-team-excels-at-lone-star-conference-clinches-five-awards.html Micki Carpenter Platt Scholarship founded /news-and-events/news/2023/12/lu-foundation-founds-micki-carpenter-platt-scholarship.html Micki Carpenter Platt named the 鶹ӳӰ Foundation as the beneficiary of two $20,000 charitable gift annuities, facilitated by the National Gift Annuity Foundation. Wed, 6 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0600 /news-and-events/news/2023/12/lu-foundation-founds-micki-carpenter-platt-scholarship.html Irhabi, Smith win inaugural ‘Compy’ Awards /news-and-events/news/2023/12/irhabi-smith-win-inaugural-compy-awards.html Two 鶹ӳӰ first-year writers, Mohamed Irhabi and Rayshaun Smith, earned top honors at the inaugural First-Year Writing Across Curriculum (WAC) Composition Awards. Tue, 5 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0600 /news-and-events/news/2023/12/irhabi-smith-win-inaugural-compy-awards.html Dr. Benson seeks sustainable innovation in petrochemical practices /news-and-events/news/2023/11/dr-bensons-seeks-sustainable-innovation-in-petrochemical-practices.html Dr. Tracy Benson's research aims to transform waste management in the petrochemical industry through cost-effective and environmentally friendly technologies and addressing challenges such as hydrogen sulfide removal and carbon dioxide emissions reduction. Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:00:00 -0600 /news-and-events/news/2023/11/dr-bensons-seeks-sustainable-innovation-in-petrochemical-practices.html Gemini Jackson Memorial Scholarship established /news-and-events/news/2023/11/gemini-jackson-memorial-scholarship-established.html The LU Foundation have established the Gemini Jackson Memorial Scholarship for engineering students. Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:00:00 -0600 /news-and-events/news/2023/11/gemini-jackson-memorial-scholarship-established.html 鶹ӳӰ Beck Fellows engage in research across nation, globe /news-and-events/news/2023/11/lamar-university-beck-fellows-engage-in-research-across-nation-globe.html David J. Beck Summer Fellows Jacob Thompson and Allison Harmon undertook distinct and intensive research projects across diverse disciplines across the United States and the globe. Tue, 28 Nov 2023 00:00:00 -0600 /news-and-events/news/2023/11/lamar-university-beck-fellows-engage-in-research-across-nation-globe.html LU teams up with TimelyCare to provide mental health services /news-and-events/news/2023/11/lu-teams-up-with-timelycare-to-provide-mental-health-services.html 鶹ӳӰ has partnered with TimelyCare to provide students with accessible and free virtual mental health services 24/7 through a user-friendly app, aiming to prioritize students' well-being during the holiday season and beyond. Wed, 22 Nov 2023 00:00:00 -0600 /news-and-events/news/2023/11/lu-teams-up-with-timelycare-to-provide-mental-health-services.html Texas Academy students host Fish N’ Fest fundraising event /news-and-events/news/2023/11/texas-academy-students-host-fish-n-fest-fundraising-event.html The Texas Academy at 鶹ӳӰ organized its largest student-led fundraising event, Fish 'N Fest, in Orange, Texas, raising $21,000. Tue, 21 Nov 2023 00:00:00 -0600 /news-and-events/news/2023/11/texas-academy-students-host-fish-n-fest-fundraising-event.html College of Education and Human Development hosts Bridging the Digital Divide fall program /news-and-events/news/2023/11/college-of-education-and-human-development-hosts-bridging-the-digital-divide-fall-program.html 鶹ӳӰ's College of Education and Human Development conducted the fall series of the Bridging the Digital Divide (BDD) program, funded by the AT&T Foundation. The initiative aimed to enhance digital literacy, safety, and social media education among fourth and fifth-grade students and their parents in underserved communities across Southeast Texas. Tue, 21 Nov 2023 00:00:00 -0600 /news-and-events/news/2023/11/college-of-education-and-human-development-hosts-bridging-the-digital-divide-fall-program.html