LSU Research Professors Awarded $800K from U.S. Department of Energy
LSU quantum physics faculty are among 13 research groups in the U.S. recently selected for funding by the U.S. Department of Energy. These LSU researchers are at the forefront of interdisciplinary research in nuclear science, fundamental and applied research and quantum information science and technology.
Filmmaker Edward Buckles, Jr. to Visit LSU, Discuss HBO Documentary ‘Katrina Babies’
New Orleans filmmaker Edward Buckles, Jr. was 13 years old when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. Seven years later, he raised his camera to begin documenting the stories of his peers who survived the storm as children
Dana Gioia, Former NEA Chair and Former Poet Laureate of California, To Read His Poetry at LSU
Dana Gioia, internationally acclaimed poet and essayist, will read from his poetry on Monday, March 27, 2023, at 4:30 pm, at LSU. The reading, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Sternberg Salon of the French House, home of the Ogden Honors College. His visit is sponsored by the Ogden Honors College and the Eric Voegelin Institute.
Distinguished Research Masters and Dissertation Award Recipients Announced
LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, or ORED, honors the exceptional research and scholarship of two LSU faculty as Distinguished Research Masters each year. In addition, the LSU Alumni Association and the LSU Pinkie Gordon Lane Graduate School sponsor the Distinguished Dissertation Awards presented to two doctoral students whose research and writing demonstrate superior scholarship.
LSU President's Day for Army Corps of Cadets Set for March 23
The annual President's Day for the LSU Corps of Cadets is scheduled for 3:15 p.m., Thursday, March 23, at the LSU War Memorial on the Parade Ground. The event is sponsored by LSU and Cadets of the Ole War Skule.
Friends of the LSU Libraries Hosting 2023 Book Bazaar
More than 60,000 new and used books as well as CDs, DVDs and vinyl records will be available through the Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar on April 13-16.
LSU PETE Professor, Research Team Aim To Prevent Nuclear Power Leaks
Though nuclear energy provides more than 20% of the electricity in the United States, it is still considered by many to be a controversial source of power due to famous leakage disasters such as Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and Fukushima. But what if those disasters could have been avoided by having a sensor that immediately detected a leak?
State Investment in LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Helps Address National Vet Shortage
An initial $2.2 million state investment in the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is propelling the school toward a bold goal of almost doubling admissions by next year from 120 to 200.
LSU Estimates that Local Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project Could Help Decarbonize Energy Industry while Supporting Jobs
A new report from LSU’s Center for Energy Studies estimates that a planned carbon capture and sequestration hub to be located in Calcasieu Parish could abate climate damage, support jobs and workers, and protect the energy industry by capturing industrial carbon emissions and storing carbon dioxide permanently underground.
LSU and Louisiana’s Largest Ports Agree to Advance Cyber Talent, Protect Critical Infrastructure
Scholarship First’s priorities of agriculture, biomedicine, coast, defense and energy converge in Louisiana’s ports
If You Build It, They Will Come: Study Supports Marsh Creation as a Tool to Restore Coastal Louisiana
A new study published this week and funded by the NOAA RESTORE Science Program provides positive news for the state’s plans to rebuild the coastline.
Innovative Media Entrepreneur Emily Ramshaw to Visit LSU, Discuss Experience Building an Independent Nonprofit Newsroom
The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will join the LSU Women's Center and LSU Women's and Gender Studies to host a conversation on preserving democracy in journalism, health equity, and women in the economy and politics led by media entrepreneur Emily Ramshaw on March 22.
Building Community Resiliency in Louisiana and Around the World
LSU helps strengthen Louisiana communities--building resiliency in areas that have been hit hard by storms and climate change including Lake Charles, where LSU President William F. Tate IV will meet with elected officials, local leaders and LSU experts today as part of the Scholarship First bus tour.
MEDIA ADVISORY: LSU and Louisiana's Largest Ports to Agree to Advance Cyber Talent, Protect Critical Infrastructure
Media are invited to attend an event on Thursday, March 16 to announce an historic agreement between LSU, Port Fourchon and the four largest ports on the Mississippi River - Port of Baton Rouge, Port of New Orleans, Port of South Louisiana and Port of St. Bernard. The event will be held at the Port of New Orleans.
Three LSU Students, One LSUS Student Named Presidential Management Fellows Finalists
Three LSU students and one LSU Shreveport student have been named Presidential Management Fellows Finalists. The Presidential Management Fellows program, or PMF, is administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The prestigious and highly competitive program offers finalists employment with the federal government.