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Service Employee Work Performance Can Create Stronger Customer Relationships

Service Employee Work Performance Can Create Stronger Customer Relationships

A new interdisciplinary study led by an LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business researcher uses meta-analysis to bridge employee and customer engagement through service employee work performance.

LSU Experts Available to Speak about Mardi Gras

LSU Experts Available to Speak on Mardi Gras History and Traditions

Experts can speak on a variety of Mardi Gras-related topics ranging from rituals and folklore to economic impact and tourism

LSU PETE Professor Proposes Plan for Orphan Oil Wells

LSU PETE Professor Proposes Plan for Orphan Oil Wells

Oil drilling has had its fair share of controversy as of late, leaving engineers trying to determine how to keep fossil fuels in play while considering environmentally-friendly solutions. LSU Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering Professor Dandina Rao has a plan that will not only create less carbon dioxide during oil production but will also make use of the millions of orphan wells that are scattered throughout the United States.

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Letting Nature Lead the Fight - US Army Corps of Engineers Reinvests in LSU to Protect Military Infrastructure Using Nature-Based Designs

LSU researchers and the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center are using the Louisiana coastline as a living laboratory as they team up to develop a set of engineering and design strategies to protect the Army's infrastructure and people.

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LSU Science Café Celebrates 10 Years

The free, monthly public talk featuring LSU professors and their research has brought hundreds of community members together.

LSU Awards Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 10 Students

LSU Awards Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 10 Students

LSU Campus Life awarded the 2022 Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 10 female students who were nominated for their participation and leadership in campus and community service activities.

Dr. Hollis O'Neal

LSU Health Sciences Physician Lead Investigator on Groundbreaking Sepsis Test

Sepsis is the No. 1 cause of death in hospitals and Louisiana leads the country with the highest rate of sepsis mortality, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hollis O’Neal, MD, Critical Care Physician at LSU Health Sciences Center and Medical Director of Research at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, was the national principal investigator that led to the creation of an FDA-cleared test for sepsis.

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LSU Announces Largest-ever Investment in Seed Funding for Faculty Research

The Provost's Fund for Innovation in Research makes a bold $1.1M investment in big, emerging ideas.

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Bridging Military and Cybersecurity Education, LSU Builds Bengal Corps to Accelerate Leadership

Freshmen and sophomores at LSU and Southern University are now pursuing a two-year leadership development program piloted by the LSU Leadership Development Institute (LDI). The goal is to develop future leaders for both military and civilian life. All of the students are either ROTC cadets, cybersecurity majors or both.

University-Industry Partnerships Prove Beneficial for Students and Businesses

University-Industry Partnerships Prove Beneficial for Students and Businesses

The E. J. Ourso College of Business serves as a catalyst for innovation, economic growth, and community development by preparing future business leaders, engaging with local businesses, and conducting scholarly research efforts to address ongoing and emerging concerns throughout Louisiana.

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LSU to Receive National Endowment for the Arts' Challenge America Grant

LSU has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts to receive a Challenge America award to support the Collaborative Piano Institute at the LSU School of Music, a three-week annual summer program for up to 100 pianists, singers, composers, string instrumentalists and bassoonists.

Joe Carvalhido

Joe Carvalhido to Assume Presidency of the LSU Alumni Association

Joe Carvalhido, vice president of advancement at the LSU Alumni Association, will assume presidency of the organization on Jan. 16 when Gordon Monk steps down after four years of service.

LSU Center for Energy Studies Update

LSU Center for Energy Studies Update

LSU Center for Energy Studies, or CES, Executive Director and Professor David E. Dismukes has announced that he will retire effective Jan. 13. Robert Twilley, interim vice president for the LSU Office of Research and Economic Development, has named CES Associate Professor Gregory B. Upton, Jr., as interim executive director.

LSUA-Fort Polk STARBASE groundbreaking

LSUA Develops STEM Talent in Western, Central Louisiana in Partnership with Department of Defense STARBASE Program, Vernon Parish Schools

LSU Alexandria has partnered with the Department of Defense to extend its premier youth outreach program, STARBASE, to Fort Polk Army base in western Louisiana. Their shared goal is to help build the state’s and nation’s STEM workforce by engaging elementary and middle school students in hands-on science and engineering projects.

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How Climate Change is Impacting Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums

To further understand the impact of climate change on cultural and information repositories, the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington, D.C. has awarded a grant to LSU School of Library & Information Science Associate Professor Edward Benoit III and LSU Department of Geography & Anthropology Associate Professor Jill Trepanier.