Board members of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Pro-Life Cajuns organization weighed in on this year's outlook for the group, including their continued protection of anti-abortion rights. The Pro-Life Cajuns Facebook lists the organization's mission: "Through peaceful activism, sharing of informative literature, discussions, speeches and community service outreach, Pro-Life Cajuns promote a culture of life on campus and beyond."
The UL Press' published authors will showcase their 2017 book releases at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Alumni Center at 6 p.m. Nov. 1. "This is the first time we focused on a specific year's entirety all at one event," said Michael Martin, Ph.D., director of the Center for Louisiana Studies, which oversees UL Press.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette's New Iberia Research Center agreed in July to pay a $100,000 settlement to the USDA for alleged violations during 2012-2014, marking the fourth time the institution has been fined for its treatment of research monkeys.
"Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street" is a Tony and Oliver award-winning musical set to music and lyrics by Steven Sondheim, and now its Lafayette debut will take place thanks in part to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Opera Theater, Wind Ensemble and Performing Arts.
Amid rising tensions between North Korea and the U.S., plus the testing of long-range missiles and nuclear devices, some professors and students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette said the Hermit Kingdom may be taking on more than it can handle.