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, 5 Sep 2020 01:44:42 -0500 Cascade Server History professor honored as first Wooster Professor https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/09/history-professor-honored-as-first-wooster-professor.html Dr. Rebecca Boone, professor of history, is the recipient of the first Dr. Ralph and Edna Wooster Endowed Professorship. Boone will hold the position for two years. Wed, 2 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/09/history-professor-honored-as-first-wooster-professor.html Center for Midstream Management and Science announces Profiles in Midstream Honoree https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/09/center-for-midstream-management-and-science-announces-profiles-in-midstream-honoree.html Dr. Helen H. Lou, a professor in the Dan F. Smith Department of Chemical Engineering at LU and member of the Midstream Management and Science Center’s Faculty Advisory Board, has been named a Midstream Center Profiles in Midstream Honoree. Tue, 1 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/09/center-for-midstream-management-and-science-announces-profiles-in-midstream-honoree.html Engineering students awarded NASA funded scholarships https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/engineering-students-awarded-nasa-funded-scholarships.html The Texas Space Grant Consortium, funded through a NASA Training Grant, has awarded five students from the College of Engineering the STEM Columbia Crew Memorial Scholarship. Mon, 24 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/engineering-students-awarded-nasa-funded-scholarships.html Student selected as state civic ambassador https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/student-selected-as-state-civic-ambassador.html Katey McCall is Lamar University’s first student to be chosen as a Texas Civic Ambassador to the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life. Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/student-selected-as-state-civic-ambassador.html Physics professor receives NSF support to study the fundamental structure of nucleons https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/lamar-physics-professor-receives-nsf-support-to-study-the-fundamental-structure-of-nucleons.html Professor Phil Cole, chair of the Physics Department, has been awarded $225,000 from the National Science Foundation. Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/lamar-physics-professor-receives-nsf-support-to-study-the-fundamental-structure-of-nucleons.html College of Engineering hosts Fourth Annual SMART Camp https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/college-of-engineering-hosts-fourth-annual-smart-camp.html The College of Engineering hosted its fourth annual Math “SMART” Camp this August prior to the fall 2020 semester. Tue, 18 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/college-of-engineering-hosts-fourth-annual-smart-camp.html PIKE Chapter earns international award https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/pike-chapter-earns-international-award.html The Epsilon Kappa chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at Lamar University received the prestigious Raymond L. Orians Excellence Award, the second-highest international honor bestowed by Pi Kappa Alpha international fraternity. Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/pike-chapter-earns-international-award.html LU student Tiffany Tran named TSUS Scholar https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/lu-student-tiffany-tran-named-tsus-scholar.html Lamar University proudly announces Tiffany Tran has been awarded the Texas State University System Scholar Award. Thu, 13 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/lu-student-tiffany-tran-named-tsus-scholar.html LU nurse’s solution to Medicaid problem becomes law https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/lu-nurses-solution-to-medicaid-problem-becomes-law.html Lamar University nurse, Nicole Schroeder, will soon see her proposal to improve healthcare for low-income moms go into effect as law Sep. 1. Thu, 13 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/lu-nurses-solution-to-medicaid-problem-becomes-law.html Jordan Curl awarded $8,500 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/jordan-curl-awarded-8,500-phi-kappa-phi-fellowship.html Lamar University is proud to announce the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has awarded Lamar University Reaud Honors College student, Jordan Curl, a fellowship worth $8,500. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0500 https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2020/08/jordan-curl-awarded-8,500-phi-kappa-phi-fellowship.html