An Ohio-based animal rights organization is again calling for federal fines to be levied against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette after five infant monkeys died at the school’s New Iberia Research Center in July, following similar deaths l…
Fewer than half of University of Louisiana at Lafayette students have been vaccinated by this week, according to a statement issued Wednesday afternoon, but the university expects most students will be in good standing by the time registration rol…
Research and development money at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has soared by more than double over the past five years, President E. Joseph Savoie said in his annual State of the University speech.
Zombies are real, and by telling you how, Episcopal School of Acadiana senior Anil Cacodcar could win up to $250,000 in college scholarships and a new laboratory for his school.
South Louisiana Community College's enrollment is running about 2 percent behind fall enrollment in 2020, mostly because of a drop in retention numbers that is likely caused by the coronavirus.
Louisiana university students last week appeared to be well short of a target goal for COVID-19 vaccinations, but the University of Louisiana administrator overseeing the statewide program says there’s ample time to show significant progress.
Students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette of late have been flocking to the testing and vaccination center on campus, as a Sept. 20 deadline looms. Today marks a month since the center has opened, although it is now at its second locati…
A total of 234 high school seniors in Louisiana, more than half of them in the New Orleans area, have been named National Merit semifinalists.
Ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas’ potential impacts, some schools in Acadiana are closing their doors and switching to remote learning on Tuesday.
When Southern food writer John T. Edge wheeled into The Best Stop Supermarket near Scott this summer, it was with this mission in mind: Tug on the buckle of the Boudin Belt that crosses Cajun Country.
The Lafayette Parish School System is trying to calm parent tensions and concerns over the reliability of the transportation system after complaints of absentee drivers, unreliable routes and late cancellation notices since the beginning of school.
Truman Early Childhood Education Center is on its way to a full physical overhaul after the Lafayette Parish School Board voted unanimously Wednesday to use $26.5 million in federal COVID-19 relief dollars to rebuild the campus.
An Ossun Elementary School educator who used a racial slur in a post on Facebook has retired and left the school system, according to school board documents.
Lafayette Parish schools are preparing to take in students displaced by Hurricane Ida while recovery gets underway in parishes to the east, where many residents are facing widespread power outages, damage and limited access to resources.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the UL Lafayette Alumni Association is seeking support to offer financial assistance to students directly affected by Hurricane Ida.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Wednesday welcomed 61 student evacuees from New Orleans, driven from their home campus by Hurricane Ida and its aftermath.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is encouraging faculty, students, staff and the community to celebrate Wear Red Day on Friday as part of a nationwide display of college colors.
University of Louisiana system institutions affected by Hurricane Ida were still assessing damages at their campuses Tuesday, spokesperson Cami Geisman said, but system leaders believe the toll will be substantial.
Schools across Acadiana have lagged in reporting COVID-19 cases among students and on-campus adults to the Louisiana Department of Health’s COVID-19 database since the return to school in mid-August, making a generally opaque picture of COVID-19 i…
More than 500 students were vaccinated this week on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus and more than 300 students were tested for COVID-19. Aug. 23 marked the start date of classes.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has canceled classes Monday, according to a statement issued on the campus website. The university expects to resume classes Tuesday.
Schools in Lafayette Parish reported their second-highest week of COVID-19 cases among students last week, even as fewer schools are potentially reporting data to the state.
Progress against COVID-19 and its variant on Louisiana higher education campuses might be measured in half steps these days.
Port Barre Middle School and Port Barre High School, which are served by one campus, will shift to full virtual learning beginning Thursday after some staff and students tested positive for COVID-19.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's final approval of the first COVID-19 vaccine may have provided salve to some Louisianans, especially in the wake of a variant that has created new and widespread health concerns in recent weeks.
DURAND, Wisconsin — Lafayette oilman Paul Hilliard got what was due him last week — his high school diploma — 78 years after his classmates received theirs.
French immersion charter school École Saint-Landry opened its doors to its inaugural class of students in Sunset this week after more than four years of dreaming, hardship and labor.
Statewide efforts to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations among Louisiana college students have deep roots at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and in Acadiana.
The Scott Police Department said in a statement that a student was tased and arrested after an incident on the Acadiana High School campus Friday morning.
Youngsville resident Amber Idleman was two hours from Lafayette on an insurance sales call Monday when she received notice her 7-year-old son’s bus wouldn’t be bringing him home from Ernest Gallet Elementary, just an hour before the school day ended.
Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday that COVID-19 patients in Louisiana are getting younger and apparently sicker, as the delta variant continues to undercut the health and welfare of the state.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will accommodate the arrival of more than 1,600 residential students over a three-day “move-in” period starting at 8 a.m. Thursday. Protocols will be in place to assure protection from COVID-19 and its variant.
The National Guard has established a toehold on the University of Louisiana Lafayette campus where it will help protect students from a domestic and global terror — COVID-19.
Those were students — in the flesh — lining the hallways of South Louisiana Community College in Lafayette on Monday. It had been too long, administrators said, since they had seen such a sight.
Lafayette area pediatricians are urging parents to get their children 12 and older vaccinated against the coronavirus to make a safe return to school possible as the number of children infected is increasing during the fourth surge.
The return to school was marked by warm greetings at the gates of Lafayette Parish School System campuses and behind-the-scenes anxiety for parents re-evaluating decisions to send their children back to in-person learning as COVID-19 cases in the …
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette used $2.7 million it received in federal funding related to the coronavirus pandemic to erase student debt.
The Lafayette Parish School System is investigating after an Ossun Elementary educator used a racial slur in a public Facebook post.
With the Lafayette Parish school system’s back-to-school plan finalized this week, parents have a more clear picture of what the school year will look like when their children return to classrooms in a handful of days.
Initial LEAP testing data released this week showed widespread declines in students achieving mastery across subjects around the state, including in Lafayette Parish.
The Lafayette City Council has to sign off on an agreement approved by the Lafayette Parish School Board Wednesday allowing public school students to ride city buses for free. We regret the error.
Mask-wearing will be required in Lafayette Parish public schools when students return next week after the School Board approved a pandemic reopening plan at its Wednesday meeting, where a range of views on mask-wearing were on display as parents b…
Students, faculty and visitors will be required to wear masks at all Catholic schools in the Diocese of Lafayette at the start of the upcoming school year, Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel announced.
In the wake of LSU's announcement Wednesday that it won't require COVID vaccines, but will require unvaccinated students to be tested monthly this fall, the nine colleges in the University of Louisiana System, which include the University of New O…
With less than two weeks until the start of classes for Lafayette Parish public school students, parents and teachers are trying to balance concerns about the uncertainty of how COVID-19 protocols will shape the classroom experience with school ye…
Lafayette Parish public school parents may have more before- and after-school options this fall as the Lafayette Parish school system gauges parent interest in expanding before and after care at elementary schools without programs.
The start of school for Lafayette Parish School System students is less than one month away, and when students return they’ll be phased in on A and B day schedules.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is launching an incentive program to reward students who have taken the COVID-19 vaccine, and inspire those who haven’t.
All Lafayette Parish School System students will be served free breakfast and lunch during the upcoming school year, the school district announced Wednesday.