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Cypress Lake is a treasured campus landmark. It is a carefully controlled and delicate wetland teeming with plants and wildlife such as bass, catfish, red-ear turtles, blue herons, and, of course, alligators.

UL Lafayette was the first university in the country with such a wetland on campus.

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Students at UL Lafayette have the greatest classroom in the world for learning about wetland ecosystems and management—Cypress Lake.

By observing, examining, and engaging with this environment, students understand the balance of nature and what humans can do to protect it—and help it thrive.

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Every year students, faculty, and staff gather for canoe races in Cypress Lake during Lagniappe Week. Two per canoe, they paddle as quickly as they can through the water, around the cypress trees, and back to shore.

January 27th, 2015

Officials break ground on technology center at Research Park

The following press release was issued by Gov. Bobby Jindal's office today. Gov. Bobby Jindal, CGI executive Dr. James... Read More ➝
January 27th, 2015

Discovery Channel Canada features Wave Robber coastal erosion project

The work of an inventor and researchers at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to combat coastal erosion is... Read More ➝
January 26th, 2015

Student-athletes set record for highest combined GPA

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns student-athletes set a school record by achieving a combined 3.056 grade point average for... Read More ➝
February 2nd, 2015

United Blood Services Blood Drive

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and United Blood Services will conduct a Fall Blood Drive on Monday, February... Read More ➝
February 3rd, 2015

United Blood Services Blood Drive

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and United Blood Services will conduct a Fall Blood Drive on Monday, February... Read More ➝
February 4th, 2015

Blood Drive

Give Blood for Life Blood Drive will be held on February 4-5 at 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The bus will be located in front... Read More ➝