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LSU Foundation Welcomes Five Alumni to Board of Directors

LSU Foundation Welcomes Five Alumni to Board of Directors

The LSU Foundation Board of Directors has named LSU alumni Tom Adamek of Baton Rouge, La.; Antonio J. Lucio of San Francisco, Calif.; Anil Punyapu of Los Angeles, Calif.; Robert K. "Bobby" Reeves of Houston, Texas; and Mark S. Sutton of Collierville, Tenn., to four-year terms as directors.

SEC Student Recruitment Initiative

LSU to Lead First SEC Student Recruitment Initiative in Africa

LSU will be leading a student mobility initiative in Africa with eight other Southeastern Conference universities. This initiative is the first of its kind to be launched in the United States and will primarily focus on recruitment in Ghana and Senegal.

How Socioeconomic Status Can Affect the Productivity of Remote Workers

How Socioeconomic Status Can Affect the Productivity of Remote Workers

Companies’ “work from home” policies may be driving economic inequality. At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 70 percent of full-time office workers left their offices behind to work from home.

Accounting Professors Partner with Current and Former Ph.D. Students on Innovative Research

Accounting Professors Partner with Current and Former Ph.D. Students on Innovative Research

LSU Department of Accounting Assistant Professors Stephanie Walton and William Buslepp recently partnered with current and former Ph.D. students to publish articles in two scholarly journals.

LSU Associate Professor of Creative Writing & Screen Arts Zack Godshall

Award-Winning Louisiana Filmmaker, LSU Alumnus and Associate Professor Zack Godshall to Screen New Documentary Feature

“The Laughing Man,” a feature documentary by LSU Associate Professor of Creative Writing & Screen Arts Zack Godshall, will play at the Manship Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m.

LSU language scientists

Closing the Health Disparities Gap for Children with Developmental Language Disorders

National Institutes of Health awards LSU speech-language pathologists $2.8M for groundbreaking research to address childhood health disparities.

LSU Reilly Center to Examine Plantations’ Historical Portrayal of Slavery, Solutions to Shift the Narrative

LSU Reilly Center to Examine Plantations’ Historical Portrayal of Slavery, Solutions to Shift the Narrative

The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will host the season five opener of Racism: Dismantling the System, “Narrative Shifting: Centering the Humanity of the Enslaved on Plantations” on Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m. CT. The discussion will explore how plantations have historically presented the story of slavery and solutions to change these distorted narratives.

I-Corps

LSU to Lead Innovation in Louisiana for New Regional Southwest Hub

LSU is one of the lead organizations for a new, National Science Foundation-funded regional hub that will help propel more research out of the lab and into the real world.

LSU Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Hunter Gilbert

LSU ME Professor Designs Tentacle-Like Robot With CISIA Funding

LSU’s Center for Innovations in Structural Integrity Assurance is funding a $50,000 research project spearheaded by LSU Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Hunter Gilbert that will benefit local industries.

LSU Ranks Among Top 100 Universities Worldwide Granted U.S. Utility Patents

LSU Ranks Among Top 100 Universities Worldwide Granted U.S. Utility Patents

LSU ranked among the top universities worldwide granted U.S. utility patents, according to the National Academy of Inventors.

LSU Announces the 2022 LSU 100 and LSU Roaring 10

LSU Announces the 2022 LSU 100 and LSU Roaring 10

LSU is pleased to announce the list of the 12th annual LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses. The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that celebrates the 100 fastest-growing LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses in the world. Companies must apply each year to be considered for the list.

William F. Tate IV

Leaders from LSU and Southern Sign A&M Agenda

On Tuesday, Sept. 6, LSU President William F. Tate IV and Southern University President-Chancellor Dennis J. Shields were joined by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome for the signing of the LSU-SU A&M Agenda.

Registration is Open for LSU’s Executive Education Project Management Prep Course

Registration is Open for LSU’s Executive Education Project Management Prep Course

LSU Executive Education will offer its intensive Project Management Professional Certification Exam Prep Course on Nov. 14-17, 2022, at LSU’s Business Education Complex, 501 S. Quad Dr. The early bird registration deadline for this course is Oct. 7, 2022, and the standard registration deadline is set for Nov. 1, 2022.

Researchers at LSU Address Environmental Weathering of Microplastics, Pollutant Uptake

Researchers at LSU Address Environmental Weathering of Microplastics, Pollutant Uptake

In a new paper by faculty and students in LSU Chemical Engineering and Chemistry published in ACS Environmental Au, the group details its research into the effects of weathering on microplastics and how it might increase pollutant uptake.

LSU and Southern University Week of Community Events

LSU and Southern University Week of Community Events

LSU Football will play Southern University on Sep. 10 at 6:30 p.m. In the days leading up to the game, there will be several collaboration events celebrating the tradition, historical significance and progress of both universities impacts on the city of Baton Rouge.