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ULM News Center
  • Fall 2020 COVID-19 Update
    COVID-19 Update
  • VanHoose, Jones leading development of ULM Doctor of Physical Therapy program
    After a delay in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of Louisiana Monroe, the program is on track to accept its first class in 2022. Leading the DPT program through the accreditation process, curriculum development, and welcoming the inaugural class are two experts in the field of functional mobility, health disparities, and rural health, Lisa VanHoose, Ph.D., MPH, PT, and Ashanti Jones, DPT, PT.
  • ULM seeking adjunct instructors for fall semester
    To accommodate more students, ULM is seeking qualified instructors to teach courses in English, math, history, biology, and communications. Qualified candidates must have a master's degree.
  • VAPA's James Boldin named editor of international journal
    James Boldin, D.M.A., Associate Professor of Music in the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts, has been appointed publications editor for the International Horn Society. Boldin's appointment is the result of an international search.
  • Music in the air: Sean O'Pry returns to direct Sound of Today
    The ULM Sound of Today (SOT) Marching Band practices for days preparing for the fall football season. It's August in Louisiana and feels like you're wrapped in a hot, wet, wool blanket - a sweltering mix of high humidity and even higher temps. Sean O'Pry remembers those hours of SOT practice and will soon be back on the field. Instead of leading the band as drum major, he'll be leading it as the director.
  • Delta Dental $20K grant provides PPE for students, equipment for Dental Hygiene program
    The Dental Hygiene program at the University of Louisiana Monroe will purchase additional personal protective equipment - commonly known as PPE - thanks to a $20,000 grant from Delta Dental Community Care Foundation. Jordan Anderson, Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene in the School of Allied Health, College of Health Sciences, secured the relief grant, which provides unrestricted funds to organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • ULM partners with LSU to deliver STEM education program to Northeast Louisiana
    The University of Louisiana Monroe has partnered with the LSU Gordon A. Cain Center and McNeese State University to create the Louisiana STEM Pathways Consortium. The consortium allows for the delivery of the LaSTEM Pathways curricula, teacher training, and student certification across Louisiana.
  • Longtime ULM Physical Plant employees have combined 197 years on the job
    Five employees of the ULM Physical Plant have a combined 197 years of keeping the engines running, the grounds meticulously trimmed, and the lights on. These dedicated and friendly men humbly shared a bit about their work at ULM, and their lives off-campus.
  • TRIO Programs assists student-parents with childcare costs through CCAMPIS
    In 2018, Congress tripled federal funding for student-parents, and that year the University of Louisiana Monroe received its first Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant of more than $122,000. Thanks to this grant and other federal funding, childcare assistance is available to eligible student-parents through the university's TRIO Programs.
  • Sandel Hall open 'Late 'til 8' on Tuesdays to help students
    Sandel Hall's "Late 'til 8" hours are 5-8 p.m. on Tuesdays, July 21-Aug. 11. Representatives from the offices of Admissions, Scholarships, Financial Aid, Student Success Center, and Registrar will be on hand to help new and returning students make sure they are all set for Fall 2020.
  • ULM announces Fall 2020 course delivery methods, COVID-19 safety measures
    As the University of Louisiana Monroe prepares to welcome students for the Fall 2020 semester, information is being provided regarding course delivery methods and safety measures implemented in response to COVID-19.
  • ULM postpones Spring/Summer 2020 Commencement due to COVID-19, new limits on gatherings
    The unexpected summer outbreak of COVID-19 and additional orders by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards to curb the spread of the virus, led the University of Louisiana Monroe to postpone the Spring/Summer 2020 Commencement Ceremony set for Aug. 8, 2020.
  • ULM Foundation announces Dean Van McGraw Endowed Scholarship
    Growing up on a rural Louisiana farm where his father worked as manager, Van McGraw believed education and hard work would open opportunities for his life.
  • ULM's Mkay Bonner, Ph.D., receives 2020 Psychology in the Public Interest Award
    University of Louisiana Monroe Associate Professor Mkay Bonner, Ph.D., Licensed Industrial Organizational Psychologist, has received the Louisiana Psychological Association 2020 Psychology in the Public Interest award.
  • ULM's Schulze Dining Hall, Starbucks now open
    Schulze Dining Hall and Starbucks at the University of Louisiana Monroe reopened on Monday, July 6, 2020. Food services are operated by Aramark, which is under Level 2 state guidelines for social distancing, which asks for 6 feet of separation between guests, and face masks are recommended.