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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.

May 14th, 2021

University conferring 1,892 degrees during Commencement ceremonies

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Spring 2021 graduates might well be remembered as a class of record setters... Read More ➝
May 14th, 2021

Grad Cooper to focus on public policy at University of Edinburgh

Christopher Cooper will earn a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on... Read More ➝
May 12th, 2021

University recognizes top scholars as Outstanding Master’s Graduates

Narges Firouzshahi is the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s overall Outstanding Master’s Graduate. She was among... Read More ➝

Student Research

UL Lafayette is launching its new Quality Enhancement Plan — Advance: Student Research Experience.

Through Advance, students will have more opportunities for mentored research, innovative projects and creative endeavors.