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Nursing faculty hosts luncheon for ULM PD

March 20
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Sometimes, heroes go out of their way to acknowledge other heroes. That’s what happened when the faculty and staff at the school of the Kitty DeGree School of Nursing hosted an appreciation luncheon for the ULM Police Department last Monday.  “They protect us everyday, and we respect them,...

BCM breaks ground for new building

March 20
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The Baptist Collegiate Ministry at the University of Louisiana Monroe held a groundbreaking ceremony on March 8 to commemorate a future new building.  The ceremony took place at 1005 University Avenue. The new building will be built on the existing property of the original building that was torn d...

Student accepted into Ivy League school

March 20
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Siddhartha Dhakal, an international student from Kathmandu, Nepal, was accepted into the Ph. D. program in biomedical research at Yale University upon his completion of his Bachelor's in biology this May at ULM. Dhakal always had the lifetime goal of enrolling in a graduate program at an Ivy League school...

ULM receives funds for Ouachita and Black River impact study

March 7
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The ULM Center for Business and Economic Research received a $30,000 check from the North Louisiana Economic Partnership Feb. 21 for funding on the Ouachita and Black River study. The study will examine “the economic impact of the Ouachita-Black River system from South Central Arkansas to North Centr...

President Trump gives 1st address to Congress

March 7
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President Donald Trump gave his first speech to Congress Tuesday night, asking all members of Congress to join him “in dreaming big and bold and daring things for our country.” Trump also discussed putting U.S. citizens first and calling out radical Islamic terrorism. Throughout Trump's hour-long speech, t...

Olympians to speak at Lyceum Series

ULM Hawkeye
February 19
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Instead of one speaker, this year’s Lyceum Series will feature two guests. Olympic gold medalists Shawn Johnson and Mia Hamm will speak at the Lyceum Series event on March 9. Shawn Johnson is a former gymnast who won the gold medal on the balance beam in the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Johnson al...

SGA asks students for input on library technology

ULM Hawkeye
February 19
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Members of SGA stood outside the café to collect students’ opinions on what technology the library should add. The university has already incorporated more technology such as SMART Boards in rooms.  SGA collected answers from all types of students to see what would make the library a better pla...

ULM wins lawsuit, 5 other universities included

ULM Hawkeye
February 19
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Jim Donelon, Louisiana Insurance Commissioner, announced a favorable court decision last Monday concerning a suit against Health Net Inc.,  the parent company of AmCare Health Plans of Louisiana, Inc., for breaching a contract and other infractions back in 2011. The dissolution of the health care mainte...

School sees increase in enrollment

ULM Hawkeye
February 19
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Spring enrollment at ULM is up from last year, despite the tuition increase and TOPS reduction. The university is up 1,258 scheduled credit hours and 173 students. According to Eric Pani, vice president of Academic Affairs, the biggest scheduled credit hour gain was in the College of Business and Soc...

ULL student makes up attack story

ULM Hawkeye
November 14
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News outlets nation-wide report- ed that a University of Louisiana Lafayette student had been beaten and robbed of her wallet and hijab Wednesday morning near campus, but the student admitted on Friday that she made up the story. The student, an 18-year-old woman, told police that two whi...

CAB reveals 2016-2017 officers

ULM Hawkeye
November 14
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The ballots have been cast, and the results are in. ULM’s 2016-2017 Campus Activity Board (CAB) officers have been selected. The new CAB president is senior kinesiology major, Timothy Perkins. Edward Raimundi, a junior kinesiology major, is the new CAB vice president. e treasurer’s pos...

SGA prepares amendment voters

ULM Hawkeye
November 7
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Along with the presidential election, the residents of Louisiana are preparing to vote for six proposed amendments for their state. These amendments are related to issues like income tax, education and revenue stabilization. One amendment has the potential to change how tuition is set and, if passed, woul...

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