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Supply Chain Issues, Inflation, and Revenge Shopping: 2021 Holiday Shopping with LSU Marketing Professor Dan Rice

Supply Chain Issues, Inflation, and Revenge Shopping: 2021 Holiday Shopping with LSU Marketing Professor Dan Rice

It's been nearly two years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and this year's holiday shopping is feeling the impacts of the pandemic. From supply chain disruptions, shipping delays and price inflation, LSU Marketing Professor Dan Rice said supply is on the lighter side while at the same time, many consumers are ready to shop and spend this year.

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LSU Archaeologists Discover Salt Workers' Residences at Underwater Maya Site

New findings on the organization of the salt industry to supply this basic dietary commodity to inland cities during the Classic Maya civilization are reported in a recent article by LSU Maya archaeologist Heather McKillop and her team.

2021 Rucks Fellows Announced

2021 Rucks Fellows Announced

Each year, the E. J. Ourso College of Business Rucks Department of Management recognizes 10 students as Rucks Fellows. These students are selected by faculty and represent the highest level of academic achievement among senior management majors in any of the department’s concentrations. To qualify, a senior management major must have a grade-point average in the top 10 of all graduating seniors in the management curriculum.

Louisiana and Mississippi Residents Have More Access to Government Information with Libraries Partnership

Louisiana and Mississippi Residents Have More Access to Government Information with Libraries Partnership

Louisiana and Mississippi libraries in the U.S. Government Publishing Office, or GPO, Federal Depository Library Program are entering into a shared regional agreement to offer citizens widespread and enhanced access to Government information. LSU Libraries, Louisiana Tech University Library, and the University of Mississippi Libraries now share regional depository responsibilities across Louisiana and Mississippi. This is the third time that libraries have entered this type of partnership across state boundaries, and the first that includes three regional depository libraries.

LSU Online and Springboard Partner to Train Next Generation of UI/UX Designers

LSU Online and Springboard Partner to Train Next Generation of UI/UX Designers

LSU Online & Continuing Education and Springboard, an online learning platform preparing students for in-demand careers through comprehensive, mentor-led programs, announce a partnership to offer the LSU UI/UX, or User Interface and User Experience, Design Bootcamp.

Racism: Dismantling the System Season Three Finale to Cover Mental Health Inequity

Racism: Dismantling the System Season Three Finale to Cover Mental Health Inequity

The season three finale of Racism: Dismantling the System, "The Role of Racial Injustice in Mental Health Inequity,” will explore the unfortunate realities of the relationship between communities of color and the mental health system on Tuesday, Nov. 16.

LSU Flores Online MBA Program Ranked in Top 25 of Poets & Quants Best Online MBA Programs 2022

LSU Flores Online MBA Program Ranked in Top 25 of Poets & Quants Best Online MBA Programs 2022

Poets & Quants, a popular provider of information on business programs around the world, ranked the Flores Online MBA Program 24 on its Best Online MBA Programs for 2022, which is 13 spots higher than last year. The Flores Online MBA Program was also only one of four SEC schools included in the ranking and the only Louisiana-based program that made the list.

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Amazon Rainforest Birds' Bodies Transform Due to Climate Change

The most pristine parts of the Amazon rainforest devoid of direct human contact are being impacted by human-induced climate change, according to new research by LSU scientists.

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Understanding How Pathogenic Fungi Build Their Carbohydrate Armor

LSU Department of Chemistry Associate Professor Tuo Wang and his research team have revealed the molecular architecture of fungal cell walls and the structural responses to stresses, aiding the development of anti-fungal drugs targeting cell wall components.

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LSU Public Relations Professor Jinx Broussard Honored as 2021 Bruce K. Berger Educator Honoree by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations

LSU Professor Jinx Coleman Broussard has been named a 2021 Bruce K. Berger Educator Honoree by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations.

LSU to Honor Distinguished Military Alumni During Annual Salutes Ceremony

LSU to Honor Distinguished Military Alumni During Annual Salutes Ceremony

2020-2021 Inductees to the Hall of Honor for LSU Distinguished Military Alumni will be honored during the annual LSU Salutes the week of Nov. 8-13.

More Than Politics: Elected Officials to Share Their Journeys To and From Office at LSU Reilly Center Event

More Than Politics: Elected Officials to Share Their Journeys To and From Office at LSU Reilly Center Event

The LSU Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs will host “Stories of Statesmanship: Nine to Fives and Limelight Lives” on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 4:30 p.m. CT.

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Ochsner Health Establishes Ochsner Wellness Center at LSU

Ochsner Health has made a $4 million leadership gift to LSU's College of Human Sciences & Education, establishing the Ochsner Wellness Center within the Huey P. Long Field House. The new center is part of a $29 million renovation funded in partnership with the State of Louisiana and philanthropic gifts from individuals and industry leaders.

Homo naledi child skull

A Child of Darkness

LSU archaeologist discovers the first partial skull of a child of an early human ancestor from about 250,000 years ago.

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U.S. Clinical Trials Begin for COVID-19 Oral Therapeutics Discovered Using LSU-Developed Artificial Intelligence

First patient study in North America to investigate a new combination of two previously FDA-approved drugs identified as effective against COVID-19 by DeepDrug, an artificial intelligence platform developed by LSU researchers.