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The Hunt for Artemis

The 'Most Ridiculous' Moon Shot Ever

LSU alumnus Connor Matherne's images of the moon go viral on Reddit and Instagram.

Scientists from LSU Coastal Studies Institute, 1967

LSU Exhibition: "Water, Water Everywhere: Control and Consequence in Louisiana's Coastal Wetlands"

LSU Libraries' new exhibition, "Water, Water Everywhere: Control and Consequence in Louisiana's Coastal Wetlands," will be on display in Hill Memorial Library from Sept. 6 - Dec. 21 and is free and open to the public.

LSU School of Kinesiology Alumnus Hired as Inaugural Tony Dungy Diversity Coaching Fellow

LSU School of Kinesiology Alumnus Hired as Inaugural Tony Dungy Diversity Coaching Fellow

Brent Jackson, a 2020 graduate of the LSU Sport Management master's program and Louisiana native, has recently been named one of two inaugural Tony Dungy Diversity Coaching Fellows.

Michoud Assembly Facility

LSU Supports Moon Mission and Beyond

NASA has awarded $5 million to LSU digital media experts and advanced manufacturing engineers to grow the aerospace and spacecraft industry.

Football COVID

Returning to Football After COVID-19 Infection

A first-of-its-kind study conducted in collaboration with LSU's School of Kinesiology, LSU Athletics, Pennington Biomedical Research Center and Our Lady of the Lake researched how the immune system of elite student athletes responded to the COVID-19 virus.

LSU Boyd Professor’s Legacy Elevates Research and Scholarship

LSU Boyd Professor’s Legacy Elevates Research and Scholarship

A $1.3 million estate gift from the late LSU Boyd Professor E. Ward Plummer and his wife Elizabeth “Betty” Plummer creates a new LSU College of Science’s Department of Physics & Astronomy graduate student scholarship and endowed professorship for materials research.

Officially Licensed

Fans Should Look for Officially Licensed Merchandise

With LSU set to open the season against Florida State in the Allstate Louisiana Kickoff on Sept. 4 and then to open the home schedule playing in an historic matchup with Southern University on Sept. 10, the university would like to remind fans shopping to always look for the "Officially Licensed Collegiate Product" label.

LSU, Southern University and Louisiana Public Broadcasting Present a Panel Discussion – Champions of Education: Perspectives from Classroom Teachers

LSU, Southern University and Louisiana Public Broadcasting Present a Panel Discussion – Champions of Education: Perspectives from Classroom Teachers

Daily headlines cite teacher shortages across the country, and Louisiana is experiencing unprecedented vacancies in our classrooms. Ultimately teachers are the foundation of our future workforce and are essential to the success of industries throughout the state. On Wednesday, September 7, LSU and Southern are hosting a panel discussion titled Champions of Education: Perspectives from Classroom Teachers.

Cassidy Visit

Cassidy Visits PERTT Lab, Discusses Louisiana’s Energy Future with LSU Officials

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. visited Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where among other stops, he toured the LSU Petroleum Engineering Research, Training and Testing (PERTT) Laboratory.

LSU's Constitution Day Lecture on Sept. 9:

LSU's Constitution Day Lecture on Sept. 9: "Giving Justice More Than Its Due"

Daniel Philpott of the University of Notre Dame will deliver LSU’s Constitution Day Lecture on Friday, Sept. 9, from 12:40-1:40 p.m. “Giving Justice More Than Its Due” is his topic, and Ray Diamond of the LSU Law School will serve as discussant.

LSU Research

LSU Wins Record Amount of University Research Funding

Louisiana benefits from more than $324 million garnered for research & development in agriculture, biomedicine, coast, defense, energy, among other fields

Flooding from Hurricane Harvey

Climate Change Exacerbated Hurricane Harvey's Flood Damage, Hitting Low-income and Latinx Neighborhoods Disproportionately Harder

New research shows climate change exacerbated extreme weather damages from Hurricane Harvey.

LSU Among Top 25 in Pair of Disciplines According to New Ranking

LSU Among Top 25 in Pair of Disciplines According to New Ranking

In a new series of rankings by Gizmodo—a design, technology, and science website—of the best universities within fields of study that it believes will define the 21st century, LSU was top-25 in the disciplines of energy engineering and environmental engineering.

NASA xEMU Spacesuit

LSU Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Designs NASA xEMU Spacesuit

LSU Mechanical Engineering alumnus Kevin Murrell of Gonzales, La., is a mechanical design engineer contracted through Jacob’s Engineering Group at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, where he has been working with a team of about 100 NASA engineers since 2019 to design the new xEMU (Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit) spacesuit.

LSU Manship School to Highlight Black Women in Public Relations

LSU Manship School to Highlight Black Women in Public Relations

The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will host “Black Women in PR: Reflecting on Success” to highlight the work of young public relations professionals and their journeys in the industry.