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LSU Fall Graduation

LSU Sets Record in Awarding 1,971 Degrees During Fall Commencement

LSU recognized 1,971 graduates at the university's 306th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 17.

LSU Employees Recognized During December Commencement

LSU Employees Recognized During December Commencement

During fall commencement, the university honored more than 1,971 graduates, including 25 LSU employees who received degrees.

Distinguished Communicators

Thirteen LSU Graduates Receive Distinguished Communicator Medal

During December 2021 commencement, 13 graduates across five colleges will receive the LSU Distinguished Communicator Medal.

E. J. Ourso College

E. J. Ourso College of Business Earns Spot on College Consensus Best Online Undergraduate Business Programs 2022

College Consensus, a unique college review aggregator, ranked LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business 23 on its Best Online Undergraduate Business Programs 2022 ranking.

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LSU Researchers Make Major Discovery in the Animal Kingdom

Researchers, led by LSU mammalogist Jake Esselstyn, recently made a major discovery ­­– 14 new species of shrews, which is the largest number of new mammals described in a scientific paper since 1931.

LSU Commencement

LSU to Award Close to 1,900 Degrees During Fall Commencement

Around 1,900 students are expected to graduate during LSU's 306th commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 17.

E. J. Ourso College Named a 2022 Best Business School by The Princeton Review

E. J. Ourso College Named a 2022 Best Business School by The Princeton Review

The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business is one of the nation's most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review®. The company has reported its Best Business Schools for 2022 ranking lists in two classifications, and the Flores MBA Program was included as one of 241 on-campus MBA programs that it recommends to prospective students.

Introducing the Leadership LSU Fall 2021 Cohort

Introducing the Leadership LSU Fall 2021 Cohort

LSU has recognized six students as the Fall Cohort Class of 2021 for Leadership LSU, an annual program coordinated by LSU Campus Life.

Engaged Citizen

Congratulations, Engaged Citizen Program Fall 2021 Graduates

The Center for Community Engagement, Learning, and Leadership and LSU Campus Life are pleased to announce three seniors will graduate with the Engaged Citizen distinction for Fall 2021.

Graça Vicente, professor of chemistry and the Charles H. Barré Distinguished Professor

Graça Vicente Honored as Boyd Professor, LSU's Highest Professorial Ranking

On Friday, Dec. 10, the LSU Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to designate Graça Vicente, professor of chemistry and the Charles H. Barré Distinguished Professor, the rank of Boyd Professor.

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Researchers Find Climate Change Record in Clam Shells

The tiny, pale surf clam about the size of a fingernail that most people have seen and collected on beaches around the world holds clues in its shell to Earth's past.

RoyOMartin, Roy O. Martin III and Kathy Martin Give $3.5 Million to Achieve Top Capital Priorities on Three LSU Campuses

RoyOMartin, Roy O. Martin III and Kathy Martin Give $3.5 Million to Achieve Top Capital Priorities on Three LSU Campuses

Martin Sustainable Resources LLC and Martco LLC d.b.a. RoyOMartin and LSU alumni Roy O. Martin III and Kathy Kilpatrick Martin have committed $3.5 million to advance top capital priorities on three LSU campuses: LSU of Alexandria's Student Success Center, the LSU Interdisciplinary Science Building on the flagship campus in Baton Rouge and LSU Health Shreveport's Center for Medical Education.

Satellite image by the LSU Earth Scan Lab

LSU Researchers Present at World's Largest Earth and Space Geosciences Conference

LSU faculty, students and staff will present more than 90 research talks, posters and events at the largest Earth and space geosciences conference in the world, the American Geophysical Union, or AGU, next week.

Madan Bhasin

Bhasin Part of 2021 Class of National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Madan Bhasin, adjunct professor in the LSU Cain Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

LSU Finance Students Finish Tenth in Global Competition

LSU Finance Students Finish Tenth in Global Competition

A group of LSU finance students finished in the top 2 percent of worldwide competitors in Bloomberg’s 2021 Global Trading Challenge. With nearly 500 teams in the competition, Tiger Fund managers Maxime Besse of Baton Rouge, La.; London Spivey of Denver; Matthew St Martin of LaPlace, La.; and Ryne Weiss of Fort Worth, Texas finished in tenth place worldwide and fifth place among teams from North America. Instructor Tish O’Connor, CFA served as the group’s advisor.