UL Academic Summit

2014 UL Academic Summit Program

The first annual University of Louisiana System Academic Summit was held on Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20, 2012 on the campus of McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. This celebration of academic excellence at UL System universities encompassed a system-wide service-learning conference, a student art exhibition, and an undergraduate research day.

The 2013 UL Academic Summit was held April 12 - 13, 2013 at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

The 2014 UL Academic Summit will be held Friday, April 11, 2014 - 9:00am to Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 5:00pm at various locations on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Congratulations to the following students and faculty who represented UNO at the 2014 UL Academic Summit




Art Harriet Townsend Burbeck Fine Arts
Art Christy Becnel Fine Arts
Art JoLean Laborde Fine Arts
Art Ariel Mazariegos Fine Arts
Performance Riley Patrick Bingham English
Oral Presentation Alexander Lyons Chemistry
Oral Presentation Sidney Rougelot History
Oral Presentation Glenna Richmiller & Charles McMaster Marketing
Oral Presentation Avarelle Williams Secondary Education
Poster Presentation Nooraldeen Alkurd Chemistry
Poster Presentation Tara Yocum Earth & Environmental Sciences
Poster Presentation Tara Garbutt History
Poster Presentation Daniel Adams Physics
Poster Presentation Florencia Iturri Psychology
Poster Presentation Neil Barnett & Olga Miocevic Psychology
Service Learning Laszlo Fulop Film, Theater & Communications Arts
Service Learning Esteban David Sotomayor Marketing
Service Learning Joseph "Larry" Dew Biological Sciences

2014 Art Submissions

Go Fish

by Harriet Townsend Burbeck
Oil on Panel
JuliaOrchid II
by JoLean Laborde
Screen-printed on monoprint and plexi-glass

Untitled II

Portal Keeper
by Christy Becnel
Mixed Media


Untitled IIFront Trigger Hose Nozzle & Pistol Grip Hose Nozzle
by Ariel Mazariegos
Debris, sandpaper, decorative paper, & rhinestones