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LSU's Economic Impact Report and Impact by Parish is Now Available

In February, LSU President F. King Alexander toured the state presenting "LSU 2025: Challenge Accepted | LSU's Role in Addressing the Biggest Problems Facing Our State - And Our Nation" to demonstrate LSU's collective ability to address the issues facing Louisiana through research, education and intellectual capital. During his stops at each LSU campus, Alexander highlighted the results of LSU's newest economic impact study, which was compiled by the Economics & Policy Research Group at the E. J. Ourso College of Business.

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Coral Reefs in Crisis: The Louisiana Connection

Just off the coast of Texas and Louisiana lies the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, which is home to two coral reefs right here in the Gulf of Mexico. Because of its remote location, the East and West Flower Garden Banks are home to some of the healthiest coral reefs in the world with over 50 percent living coral cover.

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President F. King Alexander to Present Final "LSU 2025: Challenge Accepted" Talk at LSU Union Theater

Starting in Shreveport on Feb. 5, LSU President F. King Alexander has toured the state for "LSU 2025: Challenge Accepted | LSU's Role in Addressing the Biggest Problems Facing Our State - And Our Nation" to demonstrate LSU's collective ability to address the issues facing Louisiana through research, education and intellectual capital. The final talk in the state tour will take place on Friday, Feb. 16, at 10:30 a.m. in the LSU Union Theater.

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Eleven New Ideas Funded by LSU Board of Supervisors

Several new projects leverage technology to improve health and well-being.

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LSU Leisure Courses Announced for Spring 2018

Registration is now open for more than 30 LSU leisure courses scheduled to take place from March through May. The catalog of course offerings is now available online at www.outreach.lsu.edu/leisure.

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The Southern Review's Winter 2018 Issue Now Available

The Southern Review is pleased to announce the publication of its winter 2018 issue. This new issue features fiction, essays and poetry from all manner of snowy locales, including Jill Osier's poetic view of Alaska; Barrett Swanson's snowy holidayscape in "The Live Ones"; and James Arthur's poem "Hundred Acre Wood," which describes a father walking through a wintry Michigan with his infant son. All three evoke the season - and provide great reading for a cold winter's day.

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Do You Kneaux Mardi Gras?

It might be all fun and games but LSU actually has experts that study the holiday season. From the history and traditions to the economic impact, laissez les bon temps rouler* with us in Baton Rouge. Translation: *Let the good times roll.

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