ULM Forum

Friday at 4:45 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.


The University of Louisiana at Monroe is proud to announce an increase in enrollment, including an academically strong freshman class. With a total enrollment of 8,854 students, ULM has exceeded its goal of 8,800 students for fall 2015. This includes an increase of 337 students since last fall, and another scholastically talented freshman class of 1,401 students—an eight percent increase over the fall 2014 freshman class.

“It is gratifying to see so many incoming freshmen choosing ULM. 

  , such as our outstanding faculty, dedicated staff, and beautiful 

ULM Alumni Shrimp Boil

Sep 11, 2015
ULM Staff Photo

  The ULM alumni area of “the Grove” will be filled with the aroma of Cajun spices Saturday, September 12, as the Ouachita Parish Chapter of the ULM Alumni Association hosts its Annual Shrimp Boil. Along with shrimp, the menu includes potatoes, corn, and adult beverages.


The Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is one of the unique programs offered by the institution. The program was recently awarded with a top-40 ranking on BestCounselingDegrees.net’s list of the nation’s most affordable MFT degrees.

Miss Louisiana Organization / Steven Palowski Photography, LLC

Miss Louisiana 2015 April Nelson says she's ready for Atlantic City. The 23-year old native of Mandeville, Nelson has spent the past two months in Monroe preparing for all facets of competition at the Miss America Pageant. 

Nelson left for the competition early on the morning of August 28. 

Nelson spent time preparing for the interview portion of Miss America in "mock" interviews, including one comprised of ULM faculty and staff.

Girl Scouts Power Up Camp

Summer is a time for fun and relaxation, but it can also be a time for fun types of learning.

The School of Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will host two summer camps aimed toward accelerating student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) using experiential learning.

The camps include the Girls Scouts Power Up camp, which will take place in George T. Walker Hall on the ULM campus from June 15-19, and the First West-Broaden Horizons STEM camp which will be held at First West Church in West Monroe.

Girl Scouts Power Up:

The University of Louisiana at Monroe’s International Student Association will present the annual International Food Fair, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.,Wednesday, April 1, in Student Union Ballroom A, located on the second floor of the Student Union Building.

ULM students, faculty, and staff will provide samples of various cuisine. Beverages will be provided, and food samples will be priced from 50 cents to $1, per item.


In conjunction with the Maroon and Gold Spring Football Game, the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Alumni Association will host the La’ Louisianne Crawfish Boil from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 21, in the new end zone area under the scoreboard of Malone Stadium.

Attendees will get a first-class view during the football game, which begins at 1:30 p.m. Following the game, crawfish will be served, and guests can attend an autograph session with players and coaches.

  The event includes all you can eat crawfish, corn, potatoes, and beverages.


Browse on the Bayou is a specially designed campus visitation day in which students and their parents learn about financial aid and scholarships, academic programs, housing, and campus life at ULM.


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. 


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.