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Ronald Berry elected ULM president

Ronald Berry elected ULM president

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

September 3, 2020

The UL System Board of Supervisors has chosen Ronald Berry as ULM’s new president. Berry is ULM’s ninth president and will be taking over from current interim president Dr. Edwin Litolff. The announcement came after the finalists’ last interviews on Sept. 3 in Baton Rouge. More information...

Hurricane hits campus, affects student life

Hurricane hits campus, affects student life

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

August 31, 2020

As Hurricane Laura ripped its way through southern Louisiana last week, ULM students prepared for the worst. Some, like Taja Jackson, a Bayou Village Apartments resident, bought candles and groceries. Others fled to their parents’ houses or attempted to secure themselves in their off-campus homes. Howe...

COVID-19 testing available on campus

COVID-19 testing available on campus

Uchechi Owunna, [email protected]

August 31, 2020

Since the university has reopened and students have been asked to return to campus, many have expressed concern for their health on platforms like the Student to Student Facebook page. The university is doing their best to make the campus safe for students and one way they’ve done this is by intro...

Lab courses modified for pandemic

Lab courses modified for pandemic

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

August 31, 2020

All of our classes have been affected by coronavirus one way or another. Many have gone online, which is fine because a lot of them just consist of lecture and discussion. But then you have the issue of science labs. The purpose of labs is to provide students with necessary hands-on experience. But that ...

Counseling Center offers telecounseling

Counseling Center offers telecounseling

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

August 24, 2020

With classes starting back, students feel the anxiety of assignments, tests and COVID-19 precautions. These overwhelming emotions may lead students to consider using ULM’s Counseling Center. The Counseling Center is here to assist students in succeeding and help students “remember they are not alone,...

New doctor of physical therapy program coming

New doctor of physical therapy program coming

Shreeyasha Pandey, [email protected]

August 24, 2020

ULM will be offering a new Doctor of Physical Therapy program starting in 2022. It will consist of 38 courses, a total of 95 credit hours. Applications will be available from Jan. 2021 through Oct. 2021 for students interested in the program. The interviews will be held the week of April 11, 2022. B...

Jack White, former ULM director of bands, dies at 84

Jack White, former ULM director of bands, dies at 84

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

August 24, 2020

Jack White, ULM’s Director of Bands, died Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 84. He taught at the ULM starting in 1970 as an Associate Professor of Music and director of bands when the university was still called Northeastern Louisiana University. In his time at ULM, White had many accomplishments. The university...

Committee chooses 3 finalists

Committee chooses 3 finalists

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

August 24, 2020

Katrice Albert is the Executive Vice President of S2A solutions. She is also a founding member of Third Eye Consulting  LLC, a diversity management consulting firm. She previously served as the Executive Vice President of inclusion and human resources at the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ...

ULM Presidential Search Committee decides three finalists

ULM Presidential Search Committee decides three finalists

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

August 20, 2020

The ULM Presidential Search Committee has chosen Katrina Albert, Ronald Berry and Jeannine Kahn as finalists for ULM’s president. On Aug. 27, the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System will meet in Baton Rouge to make a selection. More information about the three finalists will...

ULM minimizes coronavirus spread, maintains campus life

ULM minimizes coronavirus spread, maintains campus life

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

August 17, 2020

As we all know, ULM decided over the summer to come back on-campus and hold face-to-face classes this semester. Of course, because of the coronavirus pandemic, this decision was controversial. Some support it, some don’t. Of course, one of the most pressing concerns is whether or not it will work....

Virtual student affairs meeting eases coronavirus worries

Virtual student affairs meeting eases coronavirus worries

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

August 17, 2020

The beginning of a new school year is always stressful. There’s so much to do and so little time to do it. To relieve some of this stress, Student Affairs held a virtual meeting on Aug. 12, open to all students. There were several administrators and staff speakers who took the opportunity to talk...

How to spot fake news sources

How to spot fake news sources

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

August 17, 2020

In the Age of Information, differentiating fact from fiction can seem difficult. But identifying fake news is easier than you’d think. As a general rule, always remember that when a headline sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Headlines are used to draw readers in. Unreliable news sources...

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