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April 16, 2010 

 Design Roadshow Impressed with UL Industrial Design Design Revolution Roadshow

 UL Jordanian Alum Founds Middle East Environmental Group Media-Newswire.com

 UL's Wilson Questions Fed's Zero-Percent Financing RawStory  


April 15, 2010

Picard Center Opens Summit Today Advocate: UL's Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning looks at the connections between early childhood education and poverty, obesity and educational outcomes.

Fed Sells Assets at Pennies on Dollars Bloomberg: UL's Linus Wilson criticizes the program.

Should Rating Firms Be Held Accountable? MoneyControl.com: UL's Linus Wilson notes problems with this approach.


April 14 2010

Advocate: United Way Book Program Benefiting Youth, Tracked by UL's Picard Center
More than 2,800 children have received a book a month delivered to their homes since October as part of a program that seeks to prepare the community’s youngest minds for kindergarten.


April 9, 2010

Iberia Net: UL Holds Academic Signing Day
University of Louisiana at Lafayette officials offered a “signing day” of a different kind Thursday when they honored 14 Catholic High School students who have committed to enrolling and have racked up more than $60,000 in scholarships from the university.

Advocate: 

Lafayette Seeking Ways to Redevelop Blighted Areas

City-parish government is working to set up a new agency that could more easily seize abandoned property and work to redevelop blighted areas.

The Ind: Acadiana Open Source Software Group Meeting at LITE 
Acadiana computer programmers and software enthusiasts have joined forces and initiated a monthly Acadiana Open Source Group. Meetings are on the last Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the LITE Center on Cajundome Blvd.


April 8, 2010

Advocate: Youth Bands to Play at Local Jazz Fest
Lafayette is now one of five sites in the country for the Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band program’s regional festivals.


April 7,2010

Advocate: PreK Program Recommended by UL's Picard Center
Prekindergarten students rank at or above the national average.

Advocate: UL Selected Nationally for Lincoln Center Jazz Fest
April 24 high school jazz bands will participate at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band program’s regional festival in Angelle Hall.

Bob's Guide: UL's Linus Wilson on the Fed's Profits
Some of the bailout money earns a $10B profit.


April 5, 2010

Philosophy Major Still Strong Despite National Trends

Lafayette Visual Effects Firm to Hire 100 Artists


Victoria Reggie Kennedy Speaks at UL

UL Police Offer Self Defense Courses

UL Alum Robideaux Wins House No. 2 Seat


UL & LITE Center Announce Collaboration

UL Alumni Group to Honor Judices

BeauSoleil Marketing Explored

UL Musical-Mystery Production of Dickens' Last Novel


UL One of the Top 100 Public Research Universities

Vitter Calls for Repeal of Health-Reform Law

UL Black Caucus Honors 350 Students

UL Student Union Expansion Plans Begin

UL, Designers Meet on Union


UL's Primate Research Lab Urged to Retire 9 Chimps

Festival of the Arts Under Way at UL 


UL Program Collects Prom Dresses

UL & Picard Center Set Date for Early Education Summit 

UL Professor Comments on "Death Star"

 :: News.com 

UL Professor One of Many Studying Sun's Nemesis

UL Tri-Delta Sorority Plans St. Jude Benefit

UL Alum/Congressman Melancon Hits Vitter with Ethics Rap


UL Hosts Women's Conference

UL Probe Looks at Fraud Allegations

UL Assistant VP of Academic Affairs Answers Questions About Education Tax Credits and Deductions

Push Underway to Get Cajun & Creole Pride on Census

UL to Host NIMSAT Fuel Study


"Porgy and Bess" on Tap


Higher Ed Budget Not Completely Whole

GOP Won't Help President Obama

Boustany Presses for Choice in Health Care

Chamber Urges Council to Table Decon Ordinance

Jefferson Street Market Shutting it's Doors

Chamber: Slow Down on Deconsolidation

Regents Oppose Uniting Higher Ed Boards

PAR Says Don't Abolish Regents

School of Choice Programs Have Spots Available


Universities Defending Public Education

University Officials Welcome Challenge, Chance for Independence

Colleges Welcome Jindal Bill

Jindal Plan Grants More Autonomy for Higher Ed

Jindal Faces Blitz from Critics over Higher Education Reform

Jindal Plan Allows for Tuition Increases

Pastorek: Stipend Cuts OK Certification Does not Mean Quality

Schools of Choice Program Fill Up Spots

City of Lafayette Grows by 260 Acres


Louisiana Education Fix Urged

Reading Service to Begin:  Local Material Broadcast for the Visual Impaired

Another Taste of Winter: Snow Advisory
   :: Advertiser

President's Health-Care Plan Unveiled
   :: Outlook No Brighter for New Health Plan

City & Rural Residents Differ on Dividing their Government
   :: City's Future Debated


Bach Lunch 2010 Lineup

New Unemployment Numbers Announced for Louisiana

UL Reconstructs History


Deconsolidation Vote Cited

Lafayette Residents Can Force Vote on Deconsolidation

Higher Ed Board Merger Opposed


Public Policy Groups Call for Strengthening Higher Ed Panel

Health-Care Workshop Aids Artists
   :: Advertiser

Details Sketchy of Jindal's Fundraising Hosts

Jobless Claims Rise Unexpectedly

Acadian Awakening Slated

University Art Museum Design

Cajuns & Creoles Stand Up: State Has Opportunity with Census

Higher Education: Single Board Right Decision
   :: Houma Today

Obama Touts Nuclear Future

Grant to Help LTC 


Jindal Budget Spares Colleges

Budget to Spare Higher Ed

UL System to Impose Higher Admission Standards

Colleges to Raise Standards

Wintry Weather Moving In

Group Seeks College Tuition Change

Community Colleges OK Cuts, Layoff Plan


LFT Head Questions Education Plan

TOPS, Go Grants Could See Reductions

Mayors Expect Population to Rise

Standardizing College Credit Transfers Advances

LUS Sets Grant Funds Workshop

Jindal Says No to New Taxes


LCG Dept. Head Melanie Lewis Edwards Resigns

UL Scientist Part of Team that Catches Serpent Fish

Home Earns Efficiency Certification

Students Replanting Islands


Bailey's to Assist Haitian Students

UL Art Department Planning Haiti Relief Program

UL Alumn: 'Unconventional' Teacher Makes a Connection

Our Views: Local Future is at Colleges

Buffet to Benefit Haitian Students


Panel Suggests Mergin LA College Boards
   :: NOLA
   :: Shreveport Times

Lafayette Police to Seek Accreditation

College Board Plan Ok'd

Jindal to Attend Big GOP Conference

Lawmakers Angry about I-10 Contract


Durel, Savoie "Imagine" Lafayette's Future

Obama Wants Education Changes

Advocates Speak Out for Merit-Based Scholarships 

College Leaders Want Tuition Change

First-Time Jobless Claims Rise

City Prepares Areas for Carnival Events


Savoie: UL Hopes to Add Students

Council Approves LUS Rate Increase
   ::  Advertiser

Durel Looks at Government Split

Colleges: Tuition Hikes No Answer

School Board Eyes Cell Phone Rules for Teachers


Judice Family Gives to UL 

Surgeon Talks with UL Students

Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Schedule Announced

Chicken Wire & Bamboo Rebuild Floating Marshes


Surgeon, UL Grad to Speak at Event

College Budget Cuts Take Toll on Students, Teachers

Elimination of Joint-Degree Program Changes Nothing for Students

3,500 Apply for Choice School Slots


School Board Considering Next Steps

Construction Begins on Picard Project

Lafayette Students Learn About Careers

UL Sets Up Fund for Haitian Students

   :: Independent

UL Honors Doctor for Black History Month

Completing College: State Universities Want More Students to Earn Diplomas

Higher Education Board Cuts 28 Programs
   :: Advertiser
   :: Independent 

President Obama: "I Don't Quit" 


Deadline Set to Apply for UL Scholarships

Put Tuition in Hands of Schools, Jindal Says

Lietenant Governor Position Questioned

Concerns About Federal Deficit Increasing


LITE Refocuses Mission

Local Band, Givers, Featured on NPR 

Money Being Raised for Acadiana Seat

Jindal Touts Hospital Deal


UL Honors Gaines Award Winner

LA Colleges Should Consider One Board

LHSAA Considers GPA Requirements for Athletics

UL to Lease Farm in Cade

Lafayette, LA : A City Like None Other

Four Lafayette Teachers Receive Educator Honors

Benefit Show for Haiti Planned

Health Reform Passage in Doubt


Budget Setbacks, LITE Refocuses Mission

Gaines Award Winner to Read at UL 

LA Must Raise Graduation Rates

Workshops at Tipitina's Co-Op

Transportation Center Big Win for Lafayette

LUS Rate Hike One Step Away
   :: Independent

Red-Light Money to Stay Put

Heymann Stages "Wedding Singer" 


Bayou Film Festival Set for This Month

On Top 10 Worst College Mascots UL Ranks 7 

UL System Faces Layoffs, $21.2 Million in Cuts

LUS Again Moves Toward Rate Hike 

Lafayette Parish School System Sued over GPA Standards 
   :: Independent 

Merging College Boards Best Move for LA Higher Ed 

Feds May Decide LA College Cuts


Book Drive Benefits Preschool Programs

Tough All Over: UL System to Reduce Operating Costs 

Universities Respond to Failing Economy, Adjust Curricula

Professors Lend out Expertise

LA University Students Fed Up with Budget Cuts

245,000 Trees to Be Planted in LA Wildlife Refuges

Conetmporary Chinese Art Exhibit at Paul & Lulu Hilliard Museum, UL 


Higher Education Budget Cuts: At the Edge of the Cliff 

Lafayette Police Set Up Shop Downtown 

Lafayette Ceremony a Tribute to MLK 

Lafayette Rallies to Help Cultural Friend 


LA Colleges Feel the Budget Ax 

Fundraiser Helps Locals Go to Grammys 

UL Students Face Semester with Reality of Budget Cuts


$21.1Million Dollar Mid-Year Cut to Impact Classes at UL 

Ranking Sought of School Needs

Higher Ed Consolidation Wins Support

Vitter Addresses Tea Party Session on Health Care



Panel Nixes Proposal to Limit TOPS

Education Cut $16 Million 

Natural Gas Vehicles Pushed 


Vitter Holding up LA Nominations

State Budget Cut Plans Due Friday

Mid Year Budget Cuts on Horizon for UL 

LA Institutions Feel Budget Ax

UL System to Lay off 42 People to Save Money

Universities Deal with More Cuts

Officials Drafting Animal-Control Ordinance

Psychologist to Discuss Single-Sex Education

SLCC Off Probation, Accredited


UL Student Designs Green Vending Machine

LUS Rate Hike Back on the Table

Weekend Chill Begins: Hard Freeze Warning Tonight 

Meetings Set for Lafayette School Board 


Jindal GIves Food Bank Tainted FL Donation

Budget Cuts May Worsen Waits for Mental Health Patients 

LA Preps for Freeze: 'Black Ice' Feared 
   :: Advertiser 

Vitter Blocks BR Nominee 

St. Martin School Board Member to End Service 


Hurricane Warnings to Come Earlier 

Area Non-Profits Aim to Provide Heaters to Those in Need 

Barry Ancelet to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

A New Balance for Louisiana

UL Student Film to Air on LBP 

Arts Cemter Expansion to Get Under Way Soon


Donate to LFF For a Great Rate of Return 

AcA Awarded $20K 

LA High Court Won't Hear Appeal by ex-UL Coach 

Authement Earned Honor

Nicholls Supports 4,600 Jobs Across State

Hurdles Lay Before LSUS Merge 

State Budget Cuts Listed

Lafayette Schools to Get $10 Million 



New High School to Mix Education and Career Training

Deals Mark Health-Care Bill

Melancon: Levee Projects Funded for SE LA 

Louisiana Colleges Brace for More Cuts

Health Care Bill Clears Key Senate Test 

UL Gets Air Force Contract 


Clerk Surprised by Removal from Panel 

Dome, Board Agree on Taxes 

Dispute over Abortion Stalls Health Bill 

UL Sets Commencement Schedule 

Liberals Threatening to Abandon Health Care Bill


Commission to Review College Consolidation 

H1N1 Vaccine Plentiful 

Cajundome Case Nears End 

Teachers Leader Backs Bid for Funds 

National Certified Teacher Levels Dip 

Board Lends Delcambre Money for Uniforms 

UL Readies Hazard Mitigation Plan 


LA Approves Research in Biofuels 

Louisiana Serves as Model in Teacher Assessment 

UL Student Works with NASA Hands-On USRP internship

UL Student Publishes Poetry 

Civic Group Opposes Moss Plan 

2 Streamlining Panel Members Resign 

Health Care Reform Has Employers Concerned 

Landrieu Backs Health Bill 

Spinning TOPS 

Panel Backs Freedom to Raise Tuition 

Council OKs Access Authority for Deteriorating Courthouse 


Commission to Review College Consolidation 

Pupils' Scores Rate Teacher Training

Firm Moves from Louisiana 

Flooding Feared After Downpours 

Broadmoor HS Helps Make Christmas for Others 


New Apartments Pitched for Lafayette 

Educators Fault Plan 

Latest "Green" Housing in Acadiana


Jindal's Reply on Pay Plan Stumps Some 

UL Changes Custodial Service 
   :: KATC 

Customizable Housing System Prototype on Display at UL 

Acadia Takes Steps for Research Facility 

Jindal Wants More Flexibility in Pay Change Plan 


Black Business Expo Planned for Saturday 

State Pay Plan Opposed 

Education Personnel's Pay Argued 
   :: Independent 

Architect Urges Plan to Prevent Sprawl
   :: Advertiser 


Microorganism May Provide Key to Combating Gian Salvinia in LA 

Obama EPA Declares War on Louisiana

Shelvin Seeks Compromise in Bar Levy Issue 

Lights Help Heat Courthouse 

Cajundome Tax Deal in Offering 

Lafayette Schools Reschedule Times For Vaccine Clinics 

Authement Named President Emeritus 
   :: Advertiser



Great Care Taken on AcA's New Theatre Acoustics

UL Pushes New Degrees 

Jindal Outlines Steps to Trim LA Dropouts

Snow Set for Second Visit 

Funding for Louisiana Raises Questions 


Community Colleges Growing 

LA Down 1,900 Jobs in October, 44,000 over a Year 

Cold Weather Cancels DTA!

Streamlining Lawmakers Get Per Diem

Crimes Draw Ire of Downtown Merchant, JoDu Administration 

Cajundome Dispute on School Board Agenda
   :: Advertiser 

Reactions Vary with Homeless Film 


UL Plans for Green Campus 

Locals Start Own Brew Brand 

UL Eases Pathway for Nurses to Advance

Construction to Start on Downtown Offices


Tipitina's Co-op Marks First Year 

H1N1 Vaccination Clinic Times Changed 

St. Joseph Diner Sets Move, Gets More Space 

Cajundome Forwards Back Taxes Dispute 
   :: Advertiser 

Cajundome Could be in Line for Upgrades 
   :: Advertiser 

UL Nursing Helps with H1N1 Vaccinations 



BESE’s Roemer: Trim Dept. of Ed.

Church Hosts International Thanksgiving for UL Students 

Lafayette Christmas Festivities Begin 

Digital School Gives an Edge 

Film Explores Future Facing LA Graduates

Lombardi Pitches Higher Ed Bail-Out 

Lafayette Seeks to Add Art District 

Louisiana Universities' Offerings Could be Scaled Back 

Live Oak Planted at UL 

H1N1 Vaccine Clinic Held at UL 

Lafayette Holds Charter Proposal 

Judge Rules Army Corps Liable in Katrina Flooding 


Palates & Pate Sends Out SOS 

Senate Takes Up Health Care 

State Colleges May Lose Some Degree Programs 
   :: KATC 


Government Streamlining Panel Looks at Cuts 

Mobile Clinic to Tour Lafayette 

The Killing Fields: Serial Killer Still Loose in Jeff Davis 


Ten Colleges to Host Campaign College in 2010 

Outsider Hired to Lead Grambling in Interim 

Panel: Scale Back Graduate Degrees 


Lafayette School Programs Jeopardized 

Interim Grambling President Could be Appointed 

Virtual School Seeks Support 


UL To Give H1N1 Flu Vaccine 

Louisiana Highlights the Importance of Investing in Higher Ed 

Grant Street Dancehall Sets Rock Show Tonight 

Tucker Challenges Jindal on Amnesty Payment Plans


Cajun Spice Gallery Opens this Weekend 

Schools will Get Stalled Funding 

Lawmaker Questions Funding 


Bayou Teche Trash Bash This Weekend 

Clinic Receives H1N1 Vaccine 
   :: Independent 

Pixel Magic Locating Studio in Louisiana 

LUS Fiber Revenue, Expenses Up 

Struggling IceGators Get New Coach 


Dome Tax Issue Still Unsettled 

Public Forum Set on Schools 

New Digital Media Co. Pixel Magic Is Win for Louisiana

School Dialogue Set Today 



Vitter's Census Plan Blocked

Renovated UL Theater to Open with 'Noises Off' 

Bookseller Kicks off Annual Book Drive 

Special Effects Firm Moves to LITE 
   :: The Independent 

TIE Technologies Announces Award of Smart Levee Project 
   :: Reuters 

Louisiana Should Consolidate its College Systems 

LPB Show to Profile Carencro Program & More 

Cox to Increase Rates, Services in Acadiana 


High School Exit Exam to End 
   :: Advertiser 
   :: KATC 



Tentative Deal in Dome Tax Fight

Learning to See: Artists Credit UL Prof for Teaching them How 

Higher Standards Spell Success for LA HBCUs 


Ethics Board Chairman Seeks Change 

UL Computer Program Continues to Develop 

Higher Ed Cuts: Officials See Possible Tuition, Fee Hikes 

UL Renames Computer Science Building For Founding Professor 


Cajundome Liquor Sales to Proceed 

Dispute May Dry Dome 


UL Seeks Bid on Picard Center on Children 

Cajun Dome's Alcohol Sales at Risk 
   :: KATC 

UL Computing Program Observes 50 Years 

Break Legislature's Grip on Tuition 

Ethics Board Asks Court to Review Dismissal of Charges on Legislator 

Raising the Bar for Louisiana College Students 

Higher College Admission Standards Urged 

Commission Backs Graduation Rates 

Education Committee Hopes to Advance College Enrollment 

Streamlining Government Panel Offers Cost Cuts 


UL Live Chat Starts at 11 

UL Honors Alumni During Homecoming 

Simple Solutions to Simple Problems: LA Colleges Have too Many Students 

Changes Proposed to How LA Raises College Tuition 
   :: Advocate 
   :: Daily Comet 
   :: Advertiser 

Local Sci-Fi Flick Gets Rave Reviews 

'Fab Four' to Perform at Heymann 

Lombardi: Cap TOPS Scholarships 

Durel Seeks Consultants 

Health Care Bill to Include 'Public Option' 


Board of Regents to Higher Ed: Woe is Thee 

Lafayette Among the Best Cities to Launch a New Business 

A Solar Home for the Future

LEDA Lands a Corporate Relocation 

LUS Fiber to be Citywide by July 2010 

Rights Groups Target Primate Labs' Funding

LA College Students Collaborate, Compete in Programming Contest 

US Secretary of Ed Praises LA Teacher Tracking System 


UL's BeauSoleil House 

UL Museum Hosts Wine and Food Festival 

Lifelong Educator Exemplified Generosity and Patience 

Animal Activists File Complaints About UL Research Center 

City Council Overrides Durel Vetoes 

State Employees Pick Bonus, Retirement 

Streamlining Chairman: Consultant Recommendations Likely Difficult 

Government Streamlining Panel Frowns on Report 

Health Care: House Bill's Cost Shaved 


UL Chooses Homecoming Court 

Higher Education Cuts Loom 

Library Branch Slated for Park 

Democrats Get KLFY Health Care Forum 

LA Dept of Education to Eliminate 50+ Positions 

Higher Jobless Rates Could be New Normal 


The BeauSoleil Solar Home 

BeauSoleil Wins People's Choice Award 
   :: The Advocate 

UL Solar Home Places 19th 

2009 Solar Decathlon Winners Announced 

Beausoleil Performs for BeauSoleil in DC 

Students Seek to Educate Others About Human Trafficking

Boudin Fest Showcases Sausages 


Lafayette Horror to Premier on SyFy 

Meet Mooney at the Crossroads 

Vitter Amends Census Amendment 

Committee: LA Needs to Accept New Energy 

Restraining Higher Ed Streamlining Wrongheaded 


May 1, 2010 

On Stage: Cite' des Arts Fundraiser 

Funds, Hospital on Jindals Agenda 

Panel Won't Consider LA College Consolidation 

Obama Makes Trip to New Orleans


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