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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.

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.

LSU Health New Orleans Discovers Major Contributor to Alzheimer’s Disease

LSU Health New Orleans Discovers Major Contributor to Alzheimer’s Disease

Research led by Drs. Yuhai Zhao and Walter J Lukiw at the LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center and the Departments of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Neurology and Ophthalmology, reports for the first time a pathway that begins in the gut and ends with a potent pro-inflammatory toxin in brain cells contributing to the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

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LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing Expands Nursing Education to North Louisiana

Starting in January 2023, LSU Health New Orleans’ School of Nursing will educate students in three accelerated nursing programs in North Louisiana at its newly approved Off-Campus Instructional Site located on the LSU Health Shreveport campus.

Rémy Voisin Starns

More Than 900 Degrees to be Awarded at LSU's Summer Commencement on Friday, Aug. 12

More than 900 students are expected to graduate during LSU's 311th commencement ceremonies on Friday, Aug. 12, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. LSU Board Chair Rémy Voisin Starns will deliver the keynote address.

ECE Ph.D. Student Wins Pair of Awards at IEEE Events

ECE Ph.D. Student Wins Pair of Awards at IEEE Events

Mohadese Movahednia, a research assistant and Ph.D. student in the LSU Division of Electrical & Computer Engineering, was recently awarded the3rd best paper award at the 2022 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Texas Power and Energy Conference and 2nd best poster award at the 2022 IEEE PES (Power and Energy Society) General Meeting.

Dead Zone

Below-average Gulf of Mexico ‘dead zone’ measured

NOAA-supported scientists announced that this year’s Gulf of Mexico “dead zone”— an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and marine life — is approximately 3,275 square miles.

LSU AgCenter to Expand Bioproducts, Bioprocessing Research with New Grant

LSU AgCenter to Expand Bioproducts, Bioprocessing Research with New Grant

The Louisiana Board of Regents has awarded the LSU AgCenter Louisiana Institute for Bioproducts and Bioprocessing a grant of nearly $1 million to upgrade equipment for the state-approved institute.

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Northshore Technical Community College and LSUA Create New Transfer Pathway for Students

In a signing ceremony today, Northshore Technical Community Collegeand Louisiana State University of Alexandria signed a 2+2 articulation agreement making it easier for students to transfer credits from NTCC to LSUA.

PERTT Lab

LSU PETE Faculty, ExxonMobil URC Study Gas Migration at PERTT Lab

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company has joined forces with LSU Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering faculty to conduct gas migration experiments as part of a financial grant from ExxonMobil URC.

Sophie Ziegler

LSU Expanding Efforts to Digitize Louisiana’s Diverse Cultural Institutions

The LSU Libraries was one of five to receive the 2022 Catalyst Fund from LYRASIS, which serves and supports 1,000 academic and public libraries, archives, museums and cultural heritage organizations in 28 countries.

Q&A: Get to know LSU Vice President & Provost Roy Haggerty

Q&A: Get to Know LSU Executive Vice President & Provost Roy Haggerty

Roy Haggerty begins his tenure as LSU's executive vice president and provost on Monday, Aug. 1.

Looking to Save on Back-to-School Shopping This Year? Find Out the Effect that Caffeine Might Have on Your Spending

Looking to Save on Back-to-School Shopping This Year? Find Out the Effect that Caffeine Might Have on Your Spending

It’s that time of year again: back-to-school shopping season! At the end of every summer, parents pack their kids in the car and head to a crowded Wal-Mart or Target to search for sales on school supplies for the upcoming academic year.