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Control and surveillance needed in COVID-19 fight, mathematical biologist says.

The Washington Post
Analysis by Dr. Gary Wagner found that the coronavirus growth rate during the first two weeks of infections was the world’s highest.

U.S. News & World Report
UL Lafayette students work alongside inmates to prepare and serve prison meals.

The Miami Herald
Art lovers - and history buffs - can view a sampling of Sir Winston Churchill's paintings at the Hilliard University Art Museum.

The San Francisco Chronicle
The National Endowment for the Humanities is chipping in to help the University restore the oldest building on campus.

The New York Times
UL Lafayette was the first university in the nation to serve up a branded beer. Now others are tapping into the growing market.

The New York Times
What do coastal Greenland and south Louisiana marshes have in common? Unhealthiness, according to a UL Press author.

Insight into Diversity
Why UL Lafayette twice pursued - and twice won - the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, Award.

Boston Globe
Doctoral student among researchers examining climate change's effects on New England's coastal wetlands. 

Scientific American
English professor under no illusions about playground perceptions among children. 

Smithsonian Magazine
UL Lafayette specimens join Smithsonian's crustacean holdings.

The Mainichi (Japan)
UL Lafayette employee helps stop attempted theft of Magna Carta.

The Washington Post
Louisiana university gives Smithsonian its crustacean collection.

ABC News
Crime expert: First 72 hours critical in missing persons cases.

Marine biologist uses AI to ID plankton captured in millions of images.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
University's champion Montezuma cypress given more room to grow.

The Washington Post
Criminologist details media portrayals of "ideal" crime victims.

Houston Chronicle
Louisiana students create podcast series that examines historic 2016 flooding.

Sports Illustrated
Louisiana head football coach Billy Napier draws inspiration from his dad and his old boss Nick Saban.

U.S. News and World Report
University honors Kathleen Blanco's trailblazing career with creation of public policy center.

Live Science
A snake story that's hard to swallow? Not for UL Lafayette biologist Brad Moon.

University researchers on team that tracked six Columbian mammoths - 43,000 years after the pachyderm herd roamed the Northwest. 

How does the School of Architecture and Design approach first-year projects? With empty pockets, Professor Hector LaSala says. 

Seattle Times
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is one of two state universities chosen to lead teacher prep research.

Sports Illustrated
University criminal justice grad, former NFL All-Pro cornerback Tillman now an FBI agent.

Dr. James Albert, a biologist who studies tropical fishes, explains electric eel behavior.

U.S. News and World Report
The University will populate a 10-acre tract of Research Park with wildflowers native to southwestern Louisiana.

London Daily Mail
Dr. Scott France among researchers on expedition that spots rare sea dandelion 8,300 feet beneath ocean’s surface.

Dr. Heather Stone is collecting oral histories from residents of Isle de Jean Charles before it is swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico.

U.S. News and World Report
Father and daughter share the spotlight at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Commencement.

National Geographic
King snakes put the squeeze on larger snakes according to study conducted at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Dr. Carl Richard weighs in on Constitutional limits on gifts from foreign countries.

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 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.