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March 2013
  CajunCodeFest 2.0 to Tap Participants' Brainpower
Faculty Members Impress Peers, UL Lafayette Foundation
High School Students Can Check Out Engineering, Technology
University Needs Help with Regional Social Studies Fair
Community Service Recognized Nationally
Instructor's Documentary Earns Film of the Year Award
University Takes Home Regional Journalism Awards
UL Lafayette Graduate's Debut Novel a Hit with Readers, Critics
Festival Supports College of the Arts
February 2013
  BeauSoleil Louisiana Solar Home Team to Reunite March 1
University's 'Muslim Journeys' Aims to Bridge Cultures
Renowned Jazz Artist to Perform with University Ensemble
Arab-American Artist Shares Insight With Students
Student Earns Notice in Hearst Journalism Competition
Survey Asks Business Owners About Ethics in the Workplace
Facebook Contest Offers Tickets to Ragin’ Cajuns, LSU Baseball Game
Bike Path Extension to Link Main Campus and University Common
UL Lafayette Instructors Earn Grammy, Nomination
Caffery Writing Contest Offers $500 Prize
Fun Program Teaches Kids About Engineering
Cinderella Project Launches Prom Dress Drive
CajunCodeFest 2.0 to Focus on Health Care Technology
Deadline to Order Official Ring for Ceremony is March 13
Krewe of Roux Parade to Roll on UL Lafayette Campus
Student-athletes Reach Higher GPA for Fall Semester
January 2013
  University Earns Tree USA Designation
Savoie Begins Second Year on Accreditation Council
Sign Up Now for CajunCodeFest Competition
New Buses Feature University-inspired Design
Hilliard University Art Museum Names Interim Director
LUS Water Tower Near Cajun Field Features University Logos
Design of Fletcher Hall Renovations Released
New Study: College Degree Boosts Earning Potential
NIMSAT Develops National Emergency Information Network
University Mourns Loss of Former Dean of Student Life
UL Lafayette Launches Music Business Degree Program
Top 10 University News Stories in 2012
December 2012
  University Names Students to Dean's, President's List
Fletcher Hall Renovations Planned to Address Water Damage
Demolition of Sections of Student Union Begins
Researchers Study Effects of 2010 Oil Spill
Gowns Add Color to Commencement
University Awards 1,335 Diplomas
Commencement Ceremonies Held Across Campus
Colleges Name Outstanding Graduates for Fall 2012
Book Published by UL Press Makes 'Best of the Year' Lineup
November 2012
  Computer Course Spurs UL Lafayette Students to Launch Company
Performance in Macy's Parade Has Unexpected Bonus
First Official University Rings Presented at Ceremony
Sales Team Stays Sharp Ahead of April Competition in Paris
Students' Shoebox-sized Car Rolls on Brainpower
Magazine's New Student Editor Seeks Journalism Career
UL Lafayette Foundation Honors Distinguished Donors
Students Get a Chance to Grade Faculty
Jolivette Brown, Lotief to be Honored by Alumni Association
UL Lafayette Nursing Grads Ace Licensure Exam
Overcome Fear of Public Speaking at 'Presentation Survival School'
Library's Annual Book Sale Set This Week
Recently Discovered Tape Prompts Symposium on Flannery O'Connor
UL Lafayette's Marching Band Needs Help to Finish Goal
October 2012
  Ernest J. Gaines Center to Nurture Young Writers
Author Returns to University to Read From Prize-winning Fiction
UL Lafayette Students' House to Help Revitalize Neighborhood
Nine Louisiana Universities Offer Online Collaborative Degree
Symphony Orchestra to Give Musical Treats for Halloween
College Fair Offers Information to Students, Parents
UL Lafayette Launches Online Recognition Program
Princeton Review Cites MBA Program in 'Best 296 Business Schools'
Athletic Hall of Fame to Induct Members Saturday
University Wind Ensemble to Play 'Musical Games'
Edith Garland Dupre Library to Celebrate Freedom to Read Books
September 2012
  UL Lafayette President Named 'Patron of Architecture'
Homecoming Events Fuel Ragin' Cajun Spirit
Kimberly Newville to Reign as Homecoming Queen
Students to Weigh In on Master Plan Referendum
First Official UL Lafayette Ring Now Available
Ragin' Roar Set Thursday on UL Lafayette Campus
Check Out Architecture Students' Little Libraries
Continuing Education Courses Teach Business Basics
Poetry Reading Set Saturday at UL Lafayette
Earn a Paralegal Certificate Through Continuing Education
Beaux Arts Ball Celebrates Creative Diversity
Sign Up for 'Extreme Couponing' Class to Save Money
Enrollment Remains Steady; Incoming Students Better Prepared
Bands to Raise Funds for Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore
UL Lafayette Ranked in '2013' Best Colleges
St. Mary Boulevard at McKinley to Close
$1.8 Million Grant Dedicated to Teaching Math
August 2012
Bangladesh Official Visits Lafayette
Classes Cancelled; University Resumes Operations
St. Mary Boulevard at McKinley Street Now Open
Tips for Campus Residents to Prepare for Isaac
UL Lafayette Announces Closure for Isaac
University Officials Continue to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaac
UL Lafayette Officials Monitor Tropical Storm Isaac
University Names Interim Vice President for Research
UL Lafayette Among Best 377 Colleges
Traditional Music Program Receives Scholarship
UL Lafayette Implements Bus Schedule, Opens New Pay Lot
Intersection Closure Update
Schedule a Class in August
Food Certification Course Set Aug. 14
Petroleum Classes Offered in August
Geared Up Giveaway Begins Aug. 6
University Seeks Partnerships to Operate Parking, Shuttle Services
Apply Now for Executive MBA Program
July 2012
  Campaign for Scholarships Sets New Goal
Two New Student Residence Halls Set to Open
Intersection Closure Advisory
Drums Across Cajun Field Set Monday, July 23
Learn to Use a Programming Language
UL Lafayette Alum to Compete in Olympics
Blanchard Named Acting Director of NIRC
First-time Freshman Enrollment Jumps
June 2012
  Learn to Make Apps and Programs
Mathematics Faculty Members Mentor Visiting Students
University Obtains John Kennedy Toole Memorabilia in Auction
Student-Athletes Succeed in the Classroom
UL Lafayette Rated Most Affordable in Louisiana
Assistant Professor Named Nursing Educator of the Year
Seminar Set June 20-21 for Mental Health Professionals
Museum Spotlights Caffery's Ancient Artifacts
May 2012

Mentorship Program To Aid Disaster Resiliency
Find Summer Fun for Kids
Sign Up For Professional Development
Potpourri Offers Something for Everyone
Computer Classes Start in June
Train Online for a Career as a Paralegal
Carencro High Students Sign Letters of Intent
Grey Wins American Library Association Award
UL Lafayette Students Named to Who's Who
Filmmaker Hits Her Strike With T-Galop
UL Lafayette Recognizes 15 Students With 4.0 GPAs
Spring 2012 Graduates from UL Lafayette
Brooke Richard is Spring 2012 Outstanding Graduate
Spring 2012 Dean's, President's List
Northside High Students Sign Letters of Intent
Spring 2012 Outstanding Graduates
UL Lafayette Offering Executive MBA
Episcopal School of Acadiana Students Sign Letters of Intent
Commencement Set for Saturday, May 12
Engineering Students Receive Donation from Baker Hughes
Teurlings Catholic High Students Sign Letters of Intent
Geology Team Places First in International Oil Prospecting Competition
U.S. Chief Technology Officer Cuts Virtual Ribbon on Big Data Center
'BE CAMP VB' Wins Top Prize at Cajun Code Fest
Acadiana High Students Sign Letters of Intent
Gary Breit to Lead UL Lafayette's Office of Innovation Management
April 2012
  Foundation to Receive Support Award from La. Assocation of Museums
Industrial Design Student Competing for Merit Award
Student Production, Louisiana Focus, Wins National SPJ Award
Harry Potter 3D + Ragin Cajuns at iOpener Friday
High School Students Signing Letters of Intent for UL Lafayette
Top U.S. Technology VIPs to Open CajunCodeFest
Kellman New Dean for College of Liberal Arts
Outstanding Advisors Recognized by UL Lafayette
Emmy Award-Winning Designer to Get Honorary Degree
Cast Your Vote for Softball's Christi Orgeron
Class Evaluations Continuing until April 27
Louisiana's CajunCodeFest Targets Childhood Obesity with Technology
'Innovation Jumpstart' Hosted by MEPOL on April 25
Ret. Lt. General Russel Honoré to Speak at Commencement
Learn to Zydeco Dance with UL Lafayette's Potpourri
SHRM Essentials Offered Through Continuing Education
Make Excel, Photoshop and Your Smartphone Work for You
South African Poet Laureate to Visit UL Lafayette April 26
Jazz Guitar Competition April 21
Share Fair 2012: Teaching with Technology
LETC Offerings through Continuing Education
Hungarian Folk Band to Perform on April 16 in Angelle Hall
UL Lafayette Named to National Honor Roll for Community Service
March 2012
  Honors Convocation Tuesday to Recognize UL Lafayette Students
Pre-Professional Society Hosting Camp Cajun on Saturday
Engineering, Technology Expo Day on March 28
Grammy-Winning Quartet to Perform with Symphony Orchestra March 31
Festival of Arts Features Community Day on Saturday
Cajun Code-A-Thon Looking for Teams, Prize = $25K
Wind Ensemble to Present Multi-Media Concert March 28
Nursing Student Raising 'Pennies for Pills' for Low-Income Patients
UL Lafayette Named Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation
5th Annual Women's Conference Wednesday at Cajundome Convention Center
English Department to Host Louisiana Conference March 29 - 31
Distinguished Honors for Four UL Lafayette Faculty Members
LAGCOE Gift Kicks Off Engineering Campaign
Speech-Language Pathology Seeking Input on Reaccreditation
UL Lafayette Monitoring Weather, No Closures
Acadian Museum, History Channel Sponsor Vermilionville Symposium
Donation to Gaines Center Honors Two Professors
Feb. 2012
  UL Lafayette President to Co-Chair Committee on College, Career Readiness
AmeriCorps Collecting Prom Dresses for Cinderella Project
Fisher to be Honored at Spring Gala
'The Distant Brought Near' Series
Continuing Education Offering Human Resources Prep Course
Picard Center Opens in University Research Park
Mural at Gateway to UL Lafayette Nearing Completion
Pride of Acadiana Marching Band Has New Uniform Design
Gaines Center to Host Spoken Word Night Feb. 16
Journalism Students Collect 14 Awards
Picard Center to Open Thursday
Center for Louisiana Studies to be Honored by La. Endowment for Humanities
UL Lafayette, Drexel Form National Science Foundation Center
Nursing Instructor Saves Jogger's Life with CPR
Jan. 2012
  Continuing Ed Offering Smartphone Help Feb. 4
Gaines Special Guest at Black History Month Kickoff Jan. 30
Seminar for Mental Health Professionals Feb. 9-10
UL Lafayette Emerging Leaders Summit Jan. 28
Earn It. $ave It. Tax Help on Feb. 8
Discussion: Remembering Slavery in Ghana and U.S.
UL Lafayette Cuts Ribbon on New Bike Path
Deep South Festival Series Welcomes Poets for Reading
UL Lafayette Professor Warns of Climate Changes in South Asia
Mosing Gives $2.83M to College of Engineering
Dec. 2011
  2011 Christmas Luncheon Photo Gallery
Top 3 Students to be Honored at Commencement
Ashley Brignac is Fall 2011 Outstanding Graduate
Dean's, President's List for Fall 2011 at UL Lafayette
Fall 2011 Candidates for Graduation
30 Students to Receive Doctoral Degrees
New Ph.D. in Systems Engineering Being Offered in Spring
Traditional Music Program Features Songwriters, New Courses in Spring
Researchers Helping to Protect One of Country's Most Valuable Assets
See Ragin' Cajuns Off to R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Approved
Events Planned for Ragin' Cajun Fans Going to New Orleans Bowl Game
Fall 2011 Outstanding Graduates
'Event House' Showing on Saturday, Dec. 10
'King Crawfish' Documentary Up for Top Prize
Nov. 2011
  Gaines Center Archivist Named Emerging Leader by Library Association
350 Middle Schoolers to Compete in Algebra Competition Dec. 7
Give the Gift of Learning with Continuing Education
Wind Ensemble Presents "Rejoice – A Christmas Concert" Dec. 4
'Blue Dog' Artist is 2011 River Prize Winner
Martin Joins Communications and Marketing Office
Student SPE Chapter Tops Across the Globe
Student Evaluation of Instruction Continuing Until Dec. 2
Nominations Being Accepted for Campus Ragin' Cajun Spirit Award
Rock Band Kansas to Perform with Symphony Orchestra Dec. 2
Foundation Recognizes Distinguished Donors
School of Music Presents Chamber Music Recitals
Jazz Ensemble to Present Free Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 15
Northwestern Mutual Pledges $250,000 for New Sales Lab
Can Coral Reefs Take the Heat?
Oct. 2011
  Final Charrette for Master Plan on Wednesday
UL Lafayette Senior Crowned Miss Louisiana 2012
Write with the Gaines Center in November
Halloween Concert by UL Lafayette Symphony on Oct. 28
UL Lafayette Student Organizations to Host 'Spooktacular' Oct. 30
Yarbrough to Serve as Executive Editor of New Service-Learing Journal
MBA Program is Among Best
2011 Paint the Town Red Winners
Opera Theater to Perform 'Some Enchanted Evening'
Dupré Library's Annual Book Sale Nov. 10-12
2011 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Wind Ensemble Homecoming Concert Friday, Oct. 14
Alumni Association to Host Homecoming Kickoff Party on Monday
Megan Roberts to Reign as 2011 Homecoming Queen
Ph.D. in Systems Engineering Approved at UL Lafayette
Cajun and Creole Music Collection to Open at UL Lafayette
Two to be Honored as Outstanding Alumni
'Have No Fear, the Cajuns are Here!' Homecoming 2011
Peachtree Accounting Course Through Continuing Education
Ghost Hunting with UL Lafayette's Continuing Education
Sept. 2011
  Young and the Restless Star to Appear at Arts Ball
Ernest J. Gaines to Give Reading on Oct. 18 at Gaines Center
2011 Wear Red Day Winners
Preview Day set for Oct. 8 at UL Lafayette
Production Assistant Training Seminar at LITE Oct. 15, 16
Medicine Show 15 Sets New Date at New Venue
Career Services to Host Career Days Thursday, Friday
Fall 2011 Enrollment Numbers Increase
LETC Courses Offered Through Continuing Education
UL Lafayette Among '2012 Best Colleges'
UL Lafayette, Lt. Gov. Kick Off Louisiana Business Challenge
UL Lafayette to Mark 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Construction Continuing, Commemorative Bricks to Be Sold
UL Lafayette Monitoring Forecasts
August 2011
  Two New Academic Programs Approved
Wear Red Day is Friday, Sept. 2
Edmiston to Lead UL Lafayette Alumni Association
CILAT's Computer-based Game, RiggleFish, Finalist for Awards
Students Move into New Baker Hall
Local Musicians Become Teachers at UL Lafayette
Alumni Association Awards Endowed Scholarships
UL Lafayette Ranks Among 'Best 376 Colleges,' 'America's Top Colleges'
New Student Convocation Set for Sunday, Aug. 21

Michael Martin to Lead UL Lafayette's Center for Louisiana Studies
LITE to Showcase Programs, Hold Open House Aug. 19
Ragin' Cajuns at Mall of Acadiana Center Court for Tax Free Weekend
Welcome Week Activities Start Monday, Aug. 22 with Doughnuts
High School Freshman Fair Aug. 20 at UL Lafayette
Museum Gets Grant from Target for School Tours
July 2011
  Joe Stewart: Festival Honoree, Artist in Residence
Hilliard Museum Collection Showcased
Learn Zydeco, Cajun Dancing with Potpourri
Breaux to Serve as Dean of Grad School
Harry Potter and the Ragin Cajuns®
Three Rearchers to Continue Examining Gulf's Ecosystem
UL Lafayette Graduate Recognized for Ring Design
June 2011
International Students Honored at Luncheon
May 2011
  New Officers Named for Foundation Board of Trustees
Learn to Develop an Android App
UL Lafayette, LUS Fiber Form Partnership
Spring 2011 Dean's, President's List
UL Lafayette Recognizes 13 Perfect 4.0 Graduates
Patrick Adams is Spring 2011 Outstanding Graduate
Spring 2011 Candidates for Graduation from UL Lafayette
Mathematics Department Hosting Conference May 18-19
Spring 2011 Outstanding Graduates
UL Lafayette Recognizes Outstanding Advisors
Drum Roll Please... Pride of Acadiana to March in Macy's 2012 Thanksgiving Parade
April 2011
  'Night of Remembrance' Held at UL Lafayette
UP, LPD Combine Forces for CUSP Patrols
First Female to Pilot Spacecraft to Speak at Commencement May 14
Dupré Library Open 24/7 during Finals Week
Lagniappe Week – Peel. Eat. Love.
UL Lafayette Launches Campaign for Scholarships
2011 Distinguished Professors Honored by Foundation
Accounting Program Earns Accrediation from AACSB
Campus Cleanup Starts Saturday at McNaspy Field
Free Kids Fingerprinting Saturday at Cajun Field
March 2011
  International Week Kicks Off March 28
UL Lafayette Receives $548,880 NSF Grant
Matese to Discuss New Planet at Planetarium Event
Grad Expo is One-Stop Shop March 23
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet in Residence March 21 - 25
University to Host Women's Conference March 30
5th Annual Festival of the Arts
February 2011



NIMSAT Given Innovation Award by Chamber
BeauSoleil Solar Home Wins MCA President's Award
Alumni Association to Honor Red Lerille at Spring Gala
Info Session for Homeschoolers March 2
Boesch to Speak about BP Oil Spill in Gulf
Symphony Orchestra to Present Free Concert Saturday
Boston History Prof to Speak on Women in Nursing
Longing for Home Without Ever Leaving
From UL Lafayette to Germany: World Without Walls
Performing Arts Presents TAPE
Students Receive Ritchie Scholarships
University Schedule for Campus Closing, Reopening
University Monitoring Weather Forecasts
January 2011
  College of Business Granted Reaccreditation Status
'Looper' Movie May Include UL Lafayette Student Work
Kennan Guillory Receives Ragin' Cajun Spirit Award
UL Lafayette Reaccredited by SACS Commission
Turning Wood into Art: Jane and Arthur Mason Collection
Dale Kennington: Mythologies
Conversations with the Curator

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