ULM Forum

Friday at 12:06 p.m. during the academic term

The ULM Forum examines the intersection between the University of Louisiana at Monroe and the surrounding community, and how they benefit each other. Each week features interviews with members of the university community involved with activities and research that make northeast Louisiana a better place to live, work and play.

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Students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe received three awards from the College Media Association. The Davis L. Adams Apple Awards were announced Saturday, March 14 at CMA's annual conference in New York City.

91X KXUL, ULM's student-run radio station, won first place in Best Radio Promo. Hawk-E, ULM's online video journal produced by The Hawkeye, ULM's student newspaper, received a second place award in Best TV Newscast. The Hawkeye received third place in Best Newspaper for a four-year institution with five to ten thousand students. 

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The concept of a company speaking with one voice in all communications  is just one of the ideas first introduced to college students in Integrated Advertising, Promotion, and Marketing Communications. The seventh edition of the textbook has just been released by Pearson Publishing.

The text was penned by primary author Dr. Kenneth Clow, the Biedenharn Endowed Chair in Business at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

The book was coauthored by Donald Baack, a professor at Pittsburg State University where Clow began his academic career.

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The late Dr. Horace Perry, “H.P.,” Jones started the annual Ides of March poetry reading at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in the mid-1990s. Jones created the event to encourage others to join him in celebrating togetherness, while reading poetry aloud under what has been appropriately named Jones’s sacred tree, located on the north side of Stubbs Hall, near the ULM Student Center.

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The Bry Art Gallery at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is currently hosting the 22nd Annual High School Junior/Senior Juried Art Exhibition. The show will run Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-4:30p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m.-noon beginning February 23. Exhibits will remain open through March 18.

Northern Louisiana high school art students were eligible to submit examples of their studio art endeavors, which were judged by ULM art faculty members based on creativity and mastery of the student’s chosen medium.

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A new exhibition at the University of Louisiana at Monroe offers insight into contributions that African culture has made to Western society.

Xiomara Bell, a Tallulah native and master’s student in ULM’s history program, has created an African American History display with Associate Professor of history, Dr. Jeffrey Anderson. The display is now open for viewing in ULM’s Special Collections, located on the 5th floor of the ULM Library.

The display will run throughout the entire month of February.

Counseling Programs Ranks Among Nation's Best

Jan 30, 2015
Pope Counseling
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BestMastersPrograms.org has ranked the University of Louisiana atMonroe’s online masters in counseling program as the number 26 program in the nation on its annual list.

According to the organization’s website, the rankings are designed to help prospective students make a choice about where to invest their time and money in earning their graduate degree.

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Dr. Roger Carpenter, associate professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is celebrating the release of his fourth book, “Times are Altered with us.” The newest title—part of the Wiley-Blackwell Native American Series—takes a look at the first three centuries of relationships between Native Americans and Europeans.

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  Students working toward a possible future degree in law get acquainted with the courtroom early as part of a Mock Trial Team.

On Saturday, January 24, The University of Louisiana at Monroe hosts the second Warhawk Mock Trial Jamboree, a two-round tournament featuring teams from ULM, Millsaps College, Louisiana State University and Tulane University.

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  The work of the Medical Laboratory Scientist plays a critical role in health care, analyzing data for doctors to make informed decisions on how to treat disease.

As part of an occasional series called the Program Spotlight on the ULM Forum, we talked with Melanie Chapman, associate professor of Laboratory Science about the program.

Chapman explains the field of medical lab science is a complex one, requiring attention to detail, accuracy, and speed.

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