College News site://_Lamar University -URL-www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/index Keep up with what’s happening at Lamar University in Texas with the college’s news page and take a look at the university’s calendar for upcoming events. en-us Sat, 4 Jul 2020 01:52:52 -0500 Cascade Server LU part of NSF grant to excavate in the Uinta Basin, Utah https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lu-part-of-nsf-grant-to-excavate-in-the-uinta-basin,-utah.html Lamar University’s Utah paleontology team received a National Science Foundation three-year grant for approximately $764,000. Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lu-part-of-nsf-grant-to-excavate-in-the-uinta-basin,-utah.html LU team to help NASA get closer to building a habitat on the Moon https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lu-team-to-help-nasa-get-closer-to-building-a-habitat-on-the-moon.html Lamar University is one of seven university teams chosen to partner with NASA, to develop innovative design ideas that will help NASA advance and execute its Artemis program objectives. Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lu-team-to-help-nasa-get-closer-to-building-a-habitat-on-the-moon.html OUR announces research student Tyler Nelson to pursue Ph.D. at Rice https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/our-announces-research-student-tyler-nelson-to-pursue-ph.d.-at-rice.html Lamar University’s Office of Undergraduate Research is proud to announce that one of its undergraduate researchers, Tyler Nelson, has been accepted into the Doctor of Philosophy program in the Rice University Applied Physics graduate program as a full-time student, beginning in the fall semester of 2020. Thu, 25 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/our-announces-research-student-tyler-nelson-to-pursue-ph.d.-at-rice.html LU audiology student awarded CaptionCall scholarship https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lu-audiology-student-awarded-a-captioncall-scholarship.html Yared Rodriguez, a second-year audiology doctoral student at Lamar University, was selected to receive a $3,000 CaptionCall scholarship. Wed, 24 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lu-audiology-student-awarded-a-captioncall-scholarship.html LU’s nursing chair a Faith Community Nursing presenter https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lus-nursing-chair-a-faith-community-nursing-presenter.html The Chair of the JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing Dr. Cynthia Stinson will present on the topic of early onset Alzheimer’s Disease, a subject that she knows about professionally and personally. Wed, 24 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lus-nursing-chair-a-faith-community-nursing-presenter.html LU eliminates requirement for SAT/ACT https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lu-eliminates-requirement-for-satact.html Beginning with students applying to Lamar University for first-year admission for the fall of 2021, Lamar University will be adopting a “test-optional” admissions policy. Wed, 24 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lu-eliminates-requirement-for-satact.html Deans' List Spring 2020 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/deans-list-spring-20201.html The deans of Lamar University's five academic colleges announced the students who earned places on the Deans' List for the 2020 spring semester.  Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/deans-list-spring-20201.html President's List Spring 2020 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/presidents-list-spring-2020.html Lamar University President Kenneth Evans announced the Lamar University students who earned places on the President’s List for the 2020 spring semester.  Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/presidents-list-spring-2020.html LU event designed to amplify the voices of young people https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lu-event-designed-to-amplify-the-voice-of-young-people.html Lamar University is hosting a virtual community town hall meeting Tues., June 23, at 3 p.m. designed to help people, specifically high school and college students, understand this moment of racial unrest and mobilize them to respond. Thu, 18 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lu-event-designed-to-amplify-the-voice-of-young-people.html LU’s Tokgoz awarded multiple patents https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lus-tokgoz-awarded-multiple-patents.html Cagatay Tokgoz, assistant professor in the Phillip M. Drayer Department of Electrical Engineering at Lamar University, was awarded a patent in May 2020. Thu, 18 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/06/lus-tokgoz-awarded-multiple-patents.html