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Pinwheel garden planted for child abuse prevention

Pinwheel garden planted for child abuse prevention

April 23, 2018


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Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana joined with other nonprofit agencies and local organizations Tuesday to raise awareness about child abuse prevention in Monroe. Among the organizations was ULM’s Student Social Work Association and School of Social Work who helped raise awareness by planting a pinwheel ...

New fellows program launched in Louisiana government

New fellows program launched in Louisiana government

April 23, 2018


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Last Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the start of the Governor’s Fellows Program in Louisiana Government. This program provides an opportunity for Louisiana’s college and university students to experience policy making in action through participation in the state’s governing process. ...

Repertory Ensemble presents water dance

Repertory Ensemble presents water dance

April 16, 2018


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Fourteen members of ULM’s Dance Repertory Ensemble performed Saturday afternoon in National Water Dance 2018 around the ULM fountain. This was their second time in a row performing as the only Louisiana participants. Their first time being the only Louisiana participant was for National Water Dance 2016...

Professors propel drone farming future

Professors propel drone farming future

April 16, 2018


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Drones aren’t only used for gaming and photography. At ULM, two professors have taken drone technology and turned it into a successful agriculture tool. Dr. Paul Karlowitz, associate professor of aviation, and Dr. Sean Chenoweth, assistant professor of geosciences, are producing data that could ...

Missing Claiborne Parish toddler unites community

Missing Claiborne Parish toddler unites community

April 16, 2018


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Over a hundred community members gathered in prayer for missing 4-year-old Rondreiz "Junior" Phillips of Claiborne Parish. The toddler has been missing since last Thursday. Shiela Phillips, the mother of the missing boy, reported her son missing Thursday morning, April 5. Phillips said the child...

ULM to host third annual Women’s Symposium

ULM to host third annual Women’s Symposium

March 26, 2018


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As part of International Women’s History Month, ULM is hosting its third annual Women’s Symposium in the brand-new Bayou Pointe student event center. This year, the committee will be honoring their first ULM undergrad student- senior education major Nirali Patel. Patel will be the first ever recip...

Warhawks Ladies Unite for Hope

October 31, 2017


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As October comes to an end, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority along with Phi Mu Fraternity organized an event to raise awareness about breast cancer.   This annual event allowed students to learn about breast cancer facts and donate towards breast cancer funds.   Students wrote encouraging note...

Caroll High School’s players can kneel during anthem

Caroll High School’s players can kneel during anthem

October 3, 2017


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With the recent demonstrations of protests during the National Anthem, some local high school football players may be taking a knee.   Carroll High School’s football players stood during the National Anthem last Friday, but their coach said they have the right to kneel if they want to.   “There’s...

‘American Idol’ auditions return to Louisiana after show’s hiatus

‘American Idol’ auditions return to Louisiana after show’s hiatus

Cory Thaxton, [email protected]

June 15, 2017


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Dim the lights. Here we go. “American Idol” is back.  The hit show that launched the careers of superstars Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Adam Lambert and Chris Daughty, is coming back to television in 2018.  The show will now air on ABC instead of FOX.&...

States spend less on education as costs rise

States spend less on education as costs rise

Alan Rawles, [email protected]

June 14, 2017


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States are spending about $1,600 less per college student according to the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. Despite this decrease in spending, tuition is still increasing. Over the past decade, college tuition has increased 40 percent according to Educents, an education marketplace startup.  Educents...

CenturyLink president is retiring

CenturyLink president is retiring

Alan Rawles, [email protected]

June 4, 2017


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Glen Post, CenturyLink President and CEO, has announced that he is retiring from his position. He has been with the company for 40 years.  The announcement came with a “CEO succession plan” that was sent to employees of the company. Post will retire on January 1, 2019. He will remain...

Graduate students win 1st place at science meet

April 10, 2017


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Graduate students Adebanjo Adedoja and Tyler Porter won first place in the poster competition at the 91st Annual Louisiana Academy of Sciences meet held at Louisiana Tech University in March. Both Adedoja and Porter are students from the School of Science in the College of Arts, Education and Sciences...

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