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LSU Surpasses $1.5 Billion Fierce for the Future Campaign Goal Three Years Early

Thanks to LSU donors' generosity, the university's $1.5 billion Fierce for the Future Campaign reached $1,594,464,658 as of June 30, 2022, surpassing the campaign goal three years earlier than anticipated.

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New Research Shows LSU Campus Mounds as the Oldest Known Man-made Structures in the Americas

New research reveals more information about the LSU Campus Mounds, including the discovery of thousands of years old charred mammal bone fragments and a coordinated alignment of both mounds toward one of the brightest stars in the night sky. This new information offers more insight into the oldest known man-made structures in the Americas.

LSU Announces Summer Dean's List

LSU Announces Summer Dean's List

LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the Dean's List for the summer 2022 semester.

LSU and Nexus Louisiana Host Startup Accelerator for Tech Entrepreneurs

LSU and Nexus Louisiana Host Startup Accelerator for Tech Entrepreneurs

Ignition 1.0 is ideal for companies ready to test the viability of their business idea.

$20 Million Federal Grant Will Boost Biomedical Science Collaborations Across Louisiana

$20 Million Federal Grant Will Boost Biomedical Science Collaborations Across Louisiana

The LA CaTS Network, which has built a statewide research infrastructure based on a collaborative partnership involving 11 major Louisiana academic, research and healthcare delivery institutions, has been selected by the National Institutes of Health to receive a $20 million, five-year grant to continue its work to make Louisiana healthier by addressing health disparities and improving health outcomes in the state’s underserved population with chronic diseases.

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LSU Professor Researches Autonomous Truck Platooning

So many things have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, one being transportation. During the past two years, the need for truck drivers and supplies has ramped up, leading one LSU professor to research improvements to the supply chain while making traffic safety a priority using autonomous vehicles.

LSU Graduate to Compete on New Food Network Series Tonight

LSU Graduate to Compete on New Food Network Series Tonight

LSU graduate Katie Sample will be featured on Food Network's new hit series "Big Bad Budget Battle" on Aug. 16.

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LSU Physics Professor Launches New AI Space Start-up

Atlantis Industries aims to accelerate off-world technology breakthroughs.

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Library of Congress to House Louisiana Veterans' Stories Collected by LSU Students

Members of the media are invited to a presentation on Aug. 30 by Library of Congress' Veterans History Project Director Monica Mohindra, who will speak about the partnership between LSU and the Library of Congress.

LSU Board of Supervisors Chair Rémy Voisin Starns

LSU Awards More than 900 Degrees during Summer Commencement

LSU awarded 919 degrees during the university's summer commencement exercise on Friday, Aug. 12, and set new records for the most degrees awarded to African American and Hispanic students.

LSU Employees Recognized During Summer Commencement

LSU Employees Recognized During Summer Commencement

During summer commencement, the university honored 919 graduates, including 22 LSU employees who received degrees.

CC&E Expands the Pipeline for a Diverse Workforce of Coastal and Environmental Scientists Through Partnerships with Four Local Schools

CC&E Expands the Pipeline for a Diverse Workforce of Coastal and Environmental Scientists Through Partnerships with Four Local Schools

When the Eva Legard Center for Coastal and Environmental Studies opened its doors to students on August 8th, it was a landmark in more ways than one. Not only is this the Center’s inaugural year, Eva Legard is the first environmentally focused secondary school in the Baton Rouge area. Its creation is just one example of how LSU’s College of the Coast and Environment is teaming up with its LSU colleagues and local educators to prepare students for challenging careers in preserving and protecting our coastal environment for future generations.

LSU Students to Begin Moving Back to Campus Aug. 12

LSU Students to Begin Moving Back to Campus Aug. 12

More than 8,000 new Tigers will make LSU their home on Aug. 12.

Avoyelles Parish School Board Signs Dual Enrollment Agreement with LSUA

Avoyelles Parish School Board Signs Dual Enrollment Agreement with LSUA

In a signing ceremony Tuesday, Avoyelles Parish School Superintendent Karen Tutor and LSUA Chancellor Dr. Paul Coreil signed a memorandum of understanding to formalize the pathway for high school students in Avoyelles parish to earn college credit through dual enrollment classes offered by LSUA. Students will be able to take college classes at no cost as the school board has agreed to cover the full cost of tuition and textbooks.

Less Water in the Mississippi Means a Smaller Dead Zone This Year

Less Water in the Mississippi Means a Smaller Dead Zone This Year

Last month, the research expedition tasked with making the annual measurements of the Gulf of Mexico’s “Dead Zone” came back with a not-unexpected but lower than usual number: this year, the zone measures approximately 3,275 square miles. In other words, it is the 8th smallest it has been since measurements began 36 years ago.