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Wildlife Biologists Discuss Ways To Save Whooping Cranes

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 18:49 Written by
Share: FacebookTwitterGoogle Plus 1 hour 5 minutes ago by Akeam Ashford Wildlife biologists from all over the country are in Lafayette trying to figure out how to grow the world's whooping crane population. They're all taking part in the 13th annual North American Crane workshop. Since 2011, Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) biologists have released 50 whooping cranes into the White Lake Conservation area in Vermilion Parish; of those released, thirty have survived.
Takeda Loses First Federal Trial Over Actos Diabetes Drug
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 06:02 Written by
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. (4502) lost thefirst federal court trial in the U.S. over claims it hid thecancer risks of its Actos diabetes medicine to protect billionsof dollars in sales. The jury in Lafayette, Louisiana, today awarded $1.5million in compensatory damages and will consider a request forpunitive damages. Takeda, Asia’s largest drugmaker, faces the Actos claimsafter it scrapped development of another diabetes drug this yearwhen research linked it to liver damage.
La.-Lafayette holds off UAL in college baseball
Sunday, 13 April 2014 19:01 Written by
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Louisiana-Lafayette got strong starting pitching and timely hitting to hold off Arkansas-Little Rock 6-3 in Sun Belt Conference baseball in Lafayette, La. ULL’s Cody Boutte gave up one run over six innings of the Sunday game to pick up the win and improve to 5-0 on the season. UALR’s Cameron Allen took the loss and falls to 3-3.
Cultural Camps Offer Adventure in Culture, Ecology
Sunday, 13 April 2014 14:16 Written by
Share: FacebookTwitterGoogle Plus 1 hour 2 minutes ago LAFAYETTE, LA: The Acadian Cultural Center will offer its annual Cultural Camps this summer. Children will explore the cultural diversity that influences life in south Louisiana as well as the land and ecology of the Acadiana area. The Acadian Cultural Center is located off Surrey Street at 501 Fisher Road, Lafayette; more information is available at 337-232-0789 ext.
Louisiana Baseball Wins Tenth Consecutive Series Downing UALR 5-2
Sunday, 13 April 2014 00:01 Written by
Share: FacebookTwitterGoogle Plus 1 hour 17 minutes ago by UL Sports Information LAFAYETTE, La. - After posting a shutout last night, the top-ranked Louisiana baseball team recorded its tenth straight series win with a 5-2 victory over UALR on Saturday night in front of a season-best crowd of 4,439 at M.L.
Louisiana Cruises To 8th Shutout Of Year, Down UALR 7-0
Saturday, 12 April 2014 23:01 Written by
Share: FacebookTwitterGoogle Plus 1 day 53 minutes ago by UL Sports Information LAFAYETTE, La. - The top-ranked Louisiana baseball team got a strong outing from its pitching staff on Friday night as the Cajuns posted their eighth shutout of the season defeating UALR 7-0 in the series opener at M.L.
SLCC scholarships available
Saturday, 12 April 2014 23:01 Written by
Share: FacebookTwitterGoogle Plus Apr 11, 2014 10:16 AM by AP LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - May 1 is the deadline for South Louisiana Community College students to apply for more than $60,000 in available scholarships for the upcoming academic year. New and continuing students may begin applying for SLCC scholarships Saturday.
UL ranking on the field and off
Saturday, 12 April 2014 21:49 Written by
(Page 4 of 4) They do so to the point that helmet stickers reserved for on-the-field achievement at a lot of programs are doled to UL football players for academic achievement, as well. Hudspeth said end-of-the-year performance reviews of his assistant coaches include not only football-related accomplishments but also how they deal with their players off the field.
State college roundups
Saturday, 12 April 2014 04:34 Written by
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UL hosts annual academic summit
Friday, 11 April 2014 23:01 Written by
For Daniel Gould, community service has become a passion on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus. The third-year UL AmeriCorps program participant shared that penchant to serve with others who were attending the Third Annual University of Louisiana System Academic Summit, which opened at UL Lafayette on Friday. The summit concludes today. We put in it our whole efforts and enthusiasm and energy, and it has such a positive aura about it, he said…
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