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Saulsberry named ‘Social Worker of the Year’

Saulsberry named ‘Social Worker of the Year’

Director of diversity and equity wins national social work award
Kaitlin Maness, [email protected] April 26, 2021

For Pamela Saulsberry, social work is more than a job—it’s a calling. And she has answered the phone.  Saulsberry, ULM’s executive director of diversity and equity, was named ‘Social Worker...

Physical therapy movement center, neuromuscular lab unveiled

Physical therapy movement center, neuromuscular lab unveiled

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] April 26, 2021

Some people’s legacies are too powerful to disappear once they’ve died. Lucy Shackelford and Kitty DeGree are two of those people.  At ULM, Shackelford and DeGree are held in high esteem, especially...

Professor receives $1.65 million grant for lung cancer research

Professor receives $1.65 million grant for lung cancer research

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] April 26, 2021

For people who have non-small cell lung cancer, the odds of survival are bleak. The survival rate is only about 20%. And while radiation and chemotherapy—the most common treatments for cancer—do kill...

Students lead walk against sexual assault

Students lead walk against sexual assault

Over $400 donated to nonprofit for survivors
Chloe Chapel, [email protected] April 19, 2021

For Trinity Williams, the walk against sexual assault is more than just a walk to spread awareness. It’s an opportunity to share her story and support other survivors.  “It helps to know that...

Student government gets new members

Student government gets new members

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] April 19, 2021

ULM’s Student Government Association is under new leadership after last week's elections, with President Olivia Bailey and Vice President Ivan Alvarez graduating this May. Lauren Fee, a junior secondary...

NAACP urges students to share opinions at forum

NAACP urges students to share opinions at forum

Alexis Page, [email protected] April 19, 2021

Adewumi Ariwajoye was the only person of color in her junior high class. She said her teacher repeatedly mispronounced her name despite being corrected countlessly. The intensified discrimination against...

ULM police trained in active bystandership

ULM police trained in active bystandership

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] April 19, 2021

The ULM police department is working to improve campus policing culture through a new program called Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement. The ABLE Project, developed by the New Orleans Police Department,...

Library introduces lactation station for mothers on campus

Library introduces lactation station for mothers on campus

Macey Copeland, [email protected] April 14, 2021

Two years ago, the ULM administration asked Library Director Megan Lowe to create a lactation room on campus for students who need a comfortable environment to nurse. Last month, the room was completed....

Students voice complaints about housing rules

Students voice complaints about housing rules

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] April 12, 2021
Some say they were denied claim of financial hardship
Alpha Kappa Alpha partners with nonprofit to donate shoes

Alpha Kappa Alpha partners with nonprofit to donate shoes

Madelyn Johnson, [email protected] April 12, 2021

We've all got that pair of shoes we haven't worn in forever but haven't thrown away. They just take up space in your closet. But there's a nonproft called Soles4Souls that wants to use them to help others. Alpha...

Public art project introduces 36 new herons on the bayou

Public art project introduces 36 new herons on the bayou

Uchechi Owunna, [email protected] April 12, 2021
Students, alumni paint, decorate heron statues for bayou installation
Sock, blanket drive has low turnout, continues this week

Sock, blanket drive has low turnout, continues this week

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] March 29, 2021

Socks and blankets—they’re things most of us have and use daily without thinking twice about it. But for some, they’re hard to come by. Some people in need in the Monroe area find these items at...

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