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University Archives and Special Collections in Dupré Library is filled with amazing treasures. Author Ernest Gaines’ handwritten manuscripts. A uniform jacket worn by a cadet soon after the school opened in 1901. A photo of the first faculty members – all eight of them.

The Archives is celebrating its 50th birthday.

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For a blast from the past, check out L’Acadien, UL Lafayette’s yearbook. All volumes, starting from the first that was published in 1912, are now accessible online.

Each page was digitized during a student-funded project that took about three months to complete.

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John Sharp, a researcher in the University’s Center for Louisiana Studies, calls Louisiana dance halls a “great cultural phenomenon.” He has created a website, LouisianaDancehalls.com, that’s a clearinghouse of information about more than 1,600 establishments statewide.

He’s asking for any related stories you would like to share.

January 11th, 2017

Students recognized on President's, Dean's List

At the end of each regular semester, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette recognizes those students named to the... Read More ➝
January 11th, 2017

Online bachelor’s program ranks among Top 75 in nation

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has earned high marks in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online... Read More ➝
January 5th, 2017

New graduate degree will focus on water and soil resources

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is now offering a master’s degree in environmental resource science. The... Read More ➝
January 25th, 2017

Museum Volunteer Recruitment Night

Learn more about how you can help the Hilliard Museum and meet other people who love art. Assist with guided tours and... Read More ➝
January 25th, 2017

Film Screening and Q&A: God's Architects

The documentary God's Architects tells the stories of five divinely inspired artist-architects and their enigmatic... Read More ➝
January 25th, 2017

First Cousins - A Documentary

This film explores the rich musical heritage of the Southern Louisiana's French-Speaking Cajun and Creole people who... Read More ➝

Ragin' Cajun Cam