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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is beginning its next accreditation cycle, which includes implementing more student research opportunities.
Spring graduates from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette got the chance to walk the stage to the cheers and applause from family members at M. L. Tigue Moore Russo Field at Russo Park on Saturday, Nov. 7.
Students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have gone to classes — both virtual and in-person — week in and week out for 58 days, and the only breaks they received came in the form of two destructive storms.
On Friday, Oct. 30, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette announced in an email their plan to use emergency grades for the fall semester.
There were 17 new COVID-19 cases among students, faculty and staff at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette at Lafayette last week, according to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard on Monday, Nov. 1 at 4:47 p.m.
The Student Government Association (SGA) is an on-campus legislative liaison between students and university administration, but many students aren’t aware of the organization's role or even who their representatives are.
There are many ways to become more politically aware and involved at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, with opportunities for participation in the local community.
The University of Louisiana College of Democrats (ULCD) created a petition for the university to cancel classes on Nov. 3 to allow students more time to vote in the 2020 election.
Louisiana voters will decide on seven amendments to the state constitution and several other local propositions when they cast their ballot on Nov. 3.
On Oct. 1, the University Police sent out a notice to campus in an email, “Lafayette City Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at an apartment complex on Tulane Ave”.
On Oct. 15, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette sent an email to students that said Homecoming Week would be rescheduled for Nov. 1 through 7.
Lafayette’s annual Festivals Acadiens et Créoles will keep its tradition alive by making the shift to online this weekend from Friday, Oct. 16 to Sunday, Oct. 18.
According to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s COVID-19 dashboard on Monday, Oct. 5 at 6:26 p.m., there were seven new confirmed COVID-19 cases during the week of Sept. 27, bringing the total of confirmed cases among students, faculty and staff at UL Lafayette to 133.
The transition to university life is one of stepping into a new world. The effects of such an event as the COVID-19 pandemic introduces additional difficulties to this transition.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has recently taken in at least 49 McNeese State University (MSU) students and counting, while still leaving room for students to quarantine in the dorms, according to Dawn Miller, interim housing director.