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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.

Two Studies Look at Female Athletes’ Mental, Physical Resilience

Two Studies Look at Female Athletes’ Mental, Physical Resilience

Two new studies will examine female athletes’ mental and physical resilience via two newly funded grants, dedicated to improving performance and helping people thrive throughout their lives.

LSU Chemical Engineering Faculty Researching Means of Decreasing Greenhouse Gases

LSU Chemical Engineering Faculty Researching Means of Decreasing Greenhouse Gases

Combustion of natural gas, chiefly comprised of methane, provides a major portion of our nation’s energy needs. Additionally, methane can be reacted with steam in a process known as methane steam reforming to produce carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrogen (H2), which are then used to produce a wide range of fuels and chemicals.

Two LSU Graduate Students Named Knauss Fellowship Finalists

Two LSU Graduate Students Named Knauss Fellowship Finalists

Sponsored by the National Sea Grant College Program, the John A. Knauss Fellowship matches graduate students with an interest in ocean and coastal resources and national policy affecting those resources with hosts in federal legislative or executive branch offices for one year.

Two Members of E. J. Ourso College of Business Appointed to New DEI Collaborative Organization

Two Members of E. J. Ourso College of Business Appointed to New DEI Collaborative Organization

A newly formed organization wants to change the face of the business world. Eight business schools and one industry leader make up the new board of directors of the Business School Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Collaborative.

SpaceX

LSU Mechanical Engineering Graduate Lands Job at SpaceX

For LSU Mechanical Engineering graduate Scot McKenzie, working for SpaceX is nothing short of a childhood dream come true. The 23-year-old from Baton Rouge wasted no time in pursuing his goals by working for NASA and now SpaceX, where McKenzie can work on rockets that will travel to the Moon and Mars one day.

LSU Engineering Updating Lab Systems with Help From Emerson

LSU Engineering Updating Lab Systems with Help From Emerson

When the LSU College of Engineering officially opened the newly renovated and expanded Patrick F. Taylor Hall in 2018, among the many features touted were new state-of-the-art research facilities.

LSU Reveals Keys to Successful Crisis Communication

LSU Reveals Keys to Successful Crisis Communication

Government officials and media representatives help form a “best practices” list for effective communication during extreme weather events.

Art and Artificial Intelligence

Art and Artificial Intelligence

Faculty from the LSU College of Art and Design are using robots and artificial intelligence in combination with art and landscape

"Kyoo!" - Studying Cajun English

Linguistic research published in the journal, "American Speech"

LSU Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures Professor Mark Wagner

LSU Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures Professor Awarded Fellowship at Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

Mark Wagner, professor of Arabic in the LSU Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures, has been awarded a fellowship at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Wagner will undertake the research project titled, “The Rothschilds of Arabia and Africa: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Mercantile Empire Under the British Raj.”

LSU Reveals Keys to Successful Crisis Communication

LSU Reveals Keys to Successful Crisis Communication

A study led by LSU researchers and funded by the Louisiana Sea Grant revealed best practices for effective communication during extreme weather events on Thursday, July 21, at a lunch meeting of the NWS New Orleans Integrated Warning Team at the St. Tammany Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.