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ULM honors deceased president emeritus

ULM honors deceased president emeritus

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]warhawks.ulm.edu

October 28, 2019

Last Saturday, ULM lost a beloved president emeritus while Northeast Louisiana lost a strong supporter with the death of Dr. Dwight D. Vines. Vines started at ULM as an instructor of management in 1958 before becoming a professor. Then, he became the dean of the College of Business in 1964 before being...

Kitty DeGree Foundation funds neuromuscular lab

Kitty DeGree Foundation funds neuromuscular lab

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

October 28, 2019

In 2012, Kitty DeGree reached out to her longtime friend and co-worker, Cindy Rogers, to set up a foundation that would promote higher education and health care. Then, DeGree donated $1 million to ULM in hopes that her work would outlive her. And that’s exactly what it did as she continues to contribute...

Students sail to new futures with internships

Students sail to new futures with internships

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

October 21, 2019

Landing the perfect internship can change a student’s life—just ask senior communication major, Chuck Riddick, who took a leap of faith last year and applied for an internship in California at Hulu through the Television Academy. To be considered for the position, Riddick was required to send in...

Local facilities offer cheap prostate cancer exams

Local facilities offer cheap prostate cancer exams

Chealsea Terrell, [email protected]

October 21, 2019

One simple decision that can make a huge difference on a man’s future is getting a prostate exam. A prostate is an organ found only in men and is located under the bladder. It aids men in the reproduction process which makes it important. According to the American Cancer Society, the most common...

Fraternity encourages men to be aware of their health

Fraternity encourages men to be aware of their health

Uhechi Owunna, [email protected]

October 21, 2019

Self-checks for breast cancer are normalized for women as soon as puberty starts. For years, “I love boobies” bracelets were sold in stores across the United States to promote breast health. However, prostate cancer is rarely spoken of in the same way. Members of Omega Phi Psi fraternity noticed...

Student pharmacists give out free flu shots

Student pharmacists give out free flu shots

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

October 21, 2019

Flu season is upon us, and as college students, we should all be taking as many preventative measures as possible to avoid catching it. According to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, less than half of all college students in the country get vaccinated for the flu. For this reason, ULM’s...

Louisiana ranked 16th in traffic deaths

Louisiana ranked 16th in traffic deaths

Kerrion Henry, [email protected]

October 21, 2019

Jnell Casborn hates drunk driving because her cousin died in a wreck involving an intoxicated driver on the interstate. “The guy who killed my cousin is in jail but that does not bring my cousin back,” Casborn said. But even without drunk driving, Louisiana has one of the highest death rates...

Science majors connect with new history courses

Science majors connect with new history courses

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

October 14, 2019

Here at ULM, there aren’t many history majors. However, that does not mean that ULM’s history program is not a force to be reckoned with. According to GradSource, ULM’s online master’s history program is ranked eighth in the nation. So, even though we may not have many history majors, our history...

Phishing issue tackled by program

Phishing issue tackled by program

Uchechi Owunna, [email protected]

October 14, 2019

According to the FBI’s Internet crime report for 2018, there were more than 26,000 victims of phishing last year. Combined, the victims lost more than $48 million. It is for this reason that the ULM’s Information Technology staff continually monitors our email activity and send out warning emails...

Health Sciences Career Fair provides professional jobs

Health Sciences Career Fair provides professional jobs

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

October 14, 2019

Hannah Heyl is excited to graduate from ULM’s medical laboratory science program next spring. However, she knows to get a job after college she needs to start making connections while still in school, and the perfect opportunity to do so showed itself at the Health Sciences Career Fair last Tuesday....

Dr. Don Smith: ULM’s 1st black graduate

Dr. Don Smith: ULM’s 1st black graduate

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

October 14, 2019

Donald Smith, his mother and sister watched from their window as three wooden crosses burned on their front yard. While the grass around the crosses blackened, his mother and sister were horrified, but Smith never even batted an eye at the violent display before him. “Growing up, he was always...

Counseling Center teaches students to resolve conflict

Counseling Center teaches students to resolve conflict

Morgan Andrews, [email protected]

October 14, 2019

Conflict is normal because everyone has different backgrounds and viewpoints. Whether it’s with work, friends, family or partners, some type of opposition is inevitable. To inform students about how to resolve conflict with others, the ULM Counseling Center gave a workshop on how to do just that....

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