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Bestselling author Wiley Cash's debut novel, "A Land More Kind than Home," began as a thesis project when he was a doctoral student at UL Lafayette. Now, it's been named a New York Times Notable Book. 

Begin your journey at UL Lafayette — you never know where it'll bring you.

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James Lee Burke has published over 30 books, received an Edgar Award twice for Best Crime Novel of the Year, and had two novels made into movies.

He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and appeared on the New York Times Bestsellers' List half a dozen times. But before all of that, his foray into literature started here at UL Lafayette.

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In 2008, UL Lafayette established the Ernest J. Gaines Center, an international center for scholarship on Writer-in-Residence Emeritus Ernest Gaines and his work.

Gaines, author of "A Lesson Before Dying" and "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman," mentors others to continue his literary tradition.

May 5th, 2016

Grad student’s research about landmark case earns Caffery Award

UL Lafayette student Victoria Throop’s paper about a Lafayette woman’s legal victory over the Internal Revenue Service... Read More ➝
May 4th, 2016

Spring 2016 Commencement ceremonies set for Friday, May 13

Undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees will be conferred during the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s... Read More ➝
May 3rd, 2016

Kolluru honored as Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man of the Year

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Dr. Ramesh Kolluru has been recognized as the 2016 Leukemia & Lymphoma... Read More ➝
May 6th, 2016

Ron Guidry Weekend: Ragin' Cajuns Baseball vs. Appalachian State

The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team will honor former Cajuns baseball great and Ragin' Cajuns Hall of Fame... Read More ➝