University of Louisiana at Monroe

10:47 am
Thu April 30, 2015

A Showcase Of Languages Around The World

Guest speaker presents to area students during Festival of World Languages

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 2:08 pm

High school students from across northeast Louisiana and Mississippi celebrate world languages through presentations made at the Festival of World Languages, hosted by the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

"This gives the students more opportunities to be introduced to other languages, outside of what they're currently studying, and to know more about what they can do with the second language they've learned," said ULM School of Humanities Director Dr. Ruth Smith.

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1:24 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

A Warm Welcome For Students From Around The Globe

Eric Liew, with wife LInda, and ULM President Dr. Nick Bruno cut ribbon to new center
J. Curtis KEDM

Originally published on Wed April 1, 2015 1:08 pm

The University of Louisiana at Monroe and surrounding community opened the doors to its new International Student Center Tuesday.

The center was funded by a donation from ULM alum Eric Liew.  Liew, a CEO for a medical supply company, says the house provides many conveniences for students when they first arrive at the university.  "A large kitchen to prepare their favorite foods, TV viewing areas, bedrooms, laundry area, all convenient," says Liew.

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12:16 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

The Art of The Broadway Song


Originally published on Tue March 31, 2015 11:11 am

What makes a Broadway song memorable?  Why is a song placed at a particular moment in a musical?  Questions like these are explored in a new book from Dr. Mark Clark, Associate Professor of Music and Acting at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. 

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Higher Education
9:00 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Accrediting Reaffirmed for ULM Majors

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business has reaffirmed accreditation of the University of Louisiana-Monroe's majors in business and accounting.

The News-Star reports about 650 business schools in 45 countries and territories are accredited by the association.

The ULM programs are housed in the College of Business.

2:00 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

ULM Releases Audit Findings

An audit of the University of Louisiana at Monroe shows the university is missing funds totaling $58,554 from its Department of Recreational Services as a result of cash control deficiencies.

The audit, released Thursday by the Louisiana legislative auditor, noted that additional funds could be missing because some pre-numbered receipts had been removed from the receipt books and about three months of cash register tapes were not located.

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Higher Education
2:55 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

ULM's Small Business Center Gets $2.5M Grant

The University of Louisiana at Monroe has received $2.5 million to fund operations at the Louisiana Small Business Development Center. The funds come from the U.S. Small Business Administration and Louisiana Economic Development.

The News-Star reports the ULM center is a nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to new and existing entrepreneurs for 11 parishes in northeast Louisiana and statewide.

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2:17 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

ULM professor settles harassment suit with college

MONROE — An internationally recognized University of Louisiana at Monroe toxicology professor has settled a lawsuit he filed against the university alleging he was harassed and discriminated against after he suffered a stroke five years ago.

The News-Star reports ( that the university announced Tuesday that it had reached "an amicable settlement" with Harihara Mehendale in the College of Pharmacy.

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