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LSU Large Animal Clinic

FDA Cautions Horse Owners Not to Feed Recalled Lots of Top of the Rockies Alfalfa Cubes due to Reports of Illness and Death

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is working with the FDA and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry to investigate this issue and treat some of the affected horses.

LSU Military Museum ribbon cutting

LSU Military Museum Holiday Hours

The William A. Brookshire LSU Military Museum in Memorial Tower will be closed from Monday, Dec. 19, 2022 through Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2023.

Fall 2022 Graduates

LSU Awards More Than 1,800 Degrees During Fall Commencement

LSU is awarding 1,805 degrees to graduates at the university’s 309th commencement exercises today. The fall graduating class represents 44 Louisiana parishes, 43 states and 41 countries.

LSU alumnus Samuel C. Spitale

LSU Manship School Grad Releases First Book, ‘How to Win the War on Truth’

LSU Manship School of Mass Communication alumnus and media studies expert Samuel C. Spitale has released his first book, “How to Win the War on Truth,” an illustrated guide to debunking misperceptions, falsehoods and fake news, published by Quirk Books.

Graduates Celebrating

LSU to Award More than 1,800 Degrees During Fall Commencement

Around 1,800 students are expected to graduate during LSU’s 309th commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 16.

WFL Lending

AI and Alternative Data Could Help Millions Gain Access to Credit

Less than half of all U.S. adults have access to prime credit because of their credit score. But new LSU and Harvard University research shows a lot more people could become eligible if lenders use artificial intelligence, or AI, and alternative data, such as education and employment history. Smarter underwriting algorithms would especially benefit recent college graduates and young people with short credit histories as well as people with low or no credit scores.

LSU to Play Major Role in CO2 Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration

LSU to Play Major Role in CO2 Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration

The goal of the project is to transform the regional hydrogen energy sector and shift the South Louisiana industrial corridor toward a net-zero carbon future. This will be done through the execution of projects across five workstreams—workforce, business development, testbeds, manufacturing, and public private partnership.

National Academy of Inventors Selects Two LSU Faculty Innovators

National Academy of Inventors Selects Two LSU Faculty Innovators

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Comparative Biomedical Sciences Professor Tammy Dugas and LSU Mechanical Engineering Professor Michael Khonsari have been elected as fellows to the National Academy of Inventors.

LSU Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Associate Professor X. George Xue

Coupled Computer Modeling Can Help More Accurately Predict Coastal Flooding, Study Determines

LSU researchers used a unique coupled computer modeling approach to accurately recreate the coastal flooding that occurred during Hurricane Florence, demonstrating that it is more accurate than traditional modeling approaches.

LSU School of Social Work Assistant Professor Jen Scott

LSU School of Social Work Professor Awarded Grant for Reducing Disparities in Disaster-related Mental Health Burden

LSU School of Social Work Assistant Professor Jennifer Scott was awarded a grant by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to adapt, deliver and assess the efficacy of a brief group mental health intervention in East Baton Rouge Parish organizations.


Funding Renewed for Biotech Center, LSU One of Five Partners

The Center for BioModular Multi-Scale Systems, or CBM2, was recently renewed for funding through the National Institutes of Health as a National Biotechnology Resource Center.


Chemical Industry Leader BASF Taps LSU to Help Optimize Its Operations Using AI

BASF, the largest chemical producer in the world, is collaborating with LSU chemical engineers to better understand and predict its own production ebbs and flows using artificial intelligence, or AI.

Freshwater diversion map

LSU Study Shows Landbuilding, Site of Freshwater Diversion

LSU College of the Coast & Environment scientists have published an analysis of two existing freshwater diversions on the state’s coastline, one of which shows a significant amount of land having formed over the past 17 years.

LSU Doctoral Graduate Students Compete Today to Distill their Research

LSU Doctoral Graduate Students Compete Today to Distill their Research

LSU doctoral graduate students will participate in a Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT, competition that will highlight the art of distilling complex research topics into short, memorable presentations.