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Los Angeles Times
Which snakes strike more quickly? UL Lafayette researchers say vipers' speed has been overrated.

New York Times
​Professor Emeritus Dr. Darrell Bourque is on a mission to bring Creole musician Amédé Ardoin's spirit home to Acadiana.

New York Times
Is the French language in Louisiana doomed? Not necessarily, says Dr. Barry Ancelet, a folklorist and professor.

Hosts make sure the traditional Courir de Mardi Gras isn't always easy, says anthropologist Dr. Ray Brassieur.

National Geographic
Ichthyologist Dr. James Albert, an associate professor of biology, tips his hat to a researcher's study of electric eels' remote control of other animals.

Washington Post
Maritime conflicts increase as offshore oil drilling territories expand, says Dr. Elizabeth Nyman, an assistant professor of political science.

New York Times
Dr. Pearson Cross, an associate professor of political science, weighs in on Saturday's runoff between U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
UL Lafayette architecture students are helping to design and build a structure in Nova Scotia.

Travel + Leisure
Lafayette is the second favorite College Town in America, as chosen the magazine's readers, who also ranked the Hub City No. 1 for both its concerts and live music scene.

Louisiana Economic Quarterly
EQ interviews Dr. Joseph Savoie, the University’s president, about UL Lafayette’s role in economic growth and how it’s changing.

Daily Comet
UL Lafayette's College of Engineering helped develop the process to convert sugar cane waste into energy-dense pellets.

Sports Illustrated
​The Ragin' Cajuns baseball team gets some credit it deserves.

A ​profile of softball head coach Michael Lotief conveys his passion for the game.

He lost 125 pounds, but still felt fat. A UL Lafayette assistant professor explains why.

Country Roads
UL Lafayette architecture students design and build the program's third sustainable home.

Huffington Post
An article written by Clarissa Gallardo, a UL Lafayette student, was reprinted here earlier this month.

Vanity Fair
The Acadiana Historical app, developed by UL Lafayette's Public History Program, gets a mention.

USA Today
Professor weighs in on key issue in Louisiana Senate race.

America Now
A daily television program, America Now, featured UL Lafayette's Marine Survival Training Center. The segment was shown on stations across the nation.

USA Today College
UL Lafayette’s Chelsea Begnaud’s research took her to the Turks and Caicos Islands. It also landed her a place on a list of the seven most unique study abroad programs.

CBS Evening News
UL Lafayette grad is now principal of the school where his education career began—as a custodian.

CNN Health
Therapy dogs help students unwind at Dupré Library.

Satnews Daily
University of Louisiana—CAPE-2 Set To Fly

The Chronicle for Higher Education
Dr. John Laudun, a professor of English, writes about his favorite class assignment.

New York Post
Warren Buffett has earned $3.92 billion from Goldman Sachs, says Dr. Linus Wilson, assisstant professor of finance.

History Professor Dr. Carl Richard discusses his new book about U.S. military intervention in Siberia during World War 1.

USA Today
Sonic stamps college team logos on burger buns

NBC News
A UL Lafayette researcher says large tectonic plates may hold answers about Earth's evolution. 

Some UL Lafayette grads are members of a rising band that's releasing a CD nationwide.

National Public Radio

"All Tech Considered" reports that Amazon.com is now selling fine art. It refers to the work of Jamie Baldridge, an assistant professor of photography at UL Lafayette. Listen in.

Idea grows into company
Nursing graduate makes educational tools for healthcare professionals.

UL a bargain
University students are getting a bargain with their education, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

Math masters
Middle school teachers take part in 'mathematics masters' program.

Best in Louisiana
U.S. Department of Education list rates University most affordable in the state.

Face of the 'new diplomacy'
Lafayette travel blogger sees himself as ambassador for La.