Herons On The Bayou Statues Join ULM Landscape

Aug 8, 2019
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The University of Louisiana Monroe landscape will soon have two custom-painted heron statues as part of the local Herons on the Bayou public art project. One has already been installed.

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White family establishes $25K endowed scholarship for ULM RMI program ULM Office of Marketing and Communications Barry and Denita White of West Monroe have established the $25,000 Barry O. White Endowed Scholarship for the Risk Management Insurance Program at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

Seven ULM Students Competing In 2019 Miss LA Pageant

Jun 18, 2019
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Twenty-nine women will be competing for the Miss Louisiana 2019 Crown. Seven of them are ULM Students.

The contest will begin at 7:30pm Thursday June 20, Friday June 21, and Saturday June 22 at 8:00pm at the Jack Howard Theatre at the Monroe Civic Center in Monroe.

The event will be televised on KNOE-TV 8 from 8-10pm.

The seven ULM students are:

•Miss ULM Monica Whitman – Whitman is a P1 pharmacy student. The Tioga native’s talent will be a lyrical dance. Her social impact is Making Healthy a Habit. 

Louisiana Opera Presents "Don Pasquale"

Jun 4, 2019
M. Clark / La. Opera

The Louisiana Opera presents Don Pasquale as the opera of the summer at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. With two showings, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. and June 9 at 2 p.m., the Louisiana Opera invites the audience to laugh and enjoy Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti at the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall. This production will be performed in English and will feature Ron Ulen, Bray Wilkins, Claire Vangelisti, and Corey McKern. 

According to the director, Mark Ross Clark, this production is “like the Godfather, but funnier.”

ULM Launches New Safe App

Jun 4, 2019
University of Louisiana Monroe

The new ULM Safe app is the latest addition to the University of Louisiana Monroe’s commitment to campus safety.


The app launched Monday, June 3, timed to be available to the first group of incoming freshmen who arrive this week for PREP.


J.Curtis / KEDM

90.3 KEDM Public Radio debuts a new music format this Memorial Day Weekend.  The new format is called The Boot, a reference to the nickname for the shape of Louisiana. 

"The Boot" features Louisiana artists and regional favorites.  It's a Southern gumbo made up of blues, soul, funk, zydeco, and swamp favorites.  Local favorite bands are also part of the mix.  

Summer Camp Season at ULM

May 23, 2019


The University of Louisiana at Monroe is prepping to start their non credit programs and camps for the summer! There are many camps being offered with topics ranging from music and arts all the way to athletics. The first camp of the summer begins on June 3rd and the last camp of the summer is on August 13th. There will be some age restrictions on specific camps, but the University has tried to incorporate camps for children of all ages. 


Dir. of Marketing & Communications / www.unitedwaynela.org/volunteer

Disaster often strikes when we aren't ready. Sometimes the damage is more than we can handle. The United Way offers the 2-1-1 service to help.  Janet Durden is the Executive Director of the United Way of Northeast Louisiana. She says the United Way offers the 2-1-1 service for non-emergencies. The 2-1-1 operators match the callers needs with available local services.

It’s Spring Fever Week at ULM

Apr 5, 2019

It’s time for the University of Louisiana Monroe’s annual Spring Fever Week, Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12. The week of activities, games, contests, food and performances is sponsored by the ULM Campus Activities Board.

A highlight of Spring Fever Week will be the live comedy performance of DeRay Davis and Jay Pharoah at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 11 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Tickets are: students — $10 general admission, $15 floor seating and for the public — $20 general admission, $25 floor seating. Tickets can be purchased at ulm.edu/concert.