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LSU Art Student Work Featured in LASM Iridescence Exhibition

LSU Art Student Work Featured in LASM Iridescence Exhibition

LSU art students’ work is on display at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum (LASM) Iridescence exhibition, on view through July 2022.

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LSU BRBytes Program to Boost Computer Science in K-12 Schools Doubles in Capacity

Going from 14 parishes and 2,000 students to 22 parishes and 4,000 students in mere months, BRBytes team makes yet another commitment to reach an additional 3,000 elementary school students in East Baton Rouge by summer.

D-D Breaux Named Alumna of the Year, Jordan Davis Named Young Alumnus of the Year

D-D Breaux Named Alumna of the Year, Jordan Davis Named Young Alumnus of the Year

D-D Breaux, retired LSU gymnastics head coach, was named the 2022 LSU Alumna of the Year, and country music artist Jordan Davis, is the 2022 Young Alumnus of the Year.

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Climate Researchers Funded $5.4M to Study Extreme Weather Impacts

Earth's climate is changing, and those changes have been identified as a threat to U.S. national security. To gather the latest, most critical data to address these challenges, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, has awarded climate researchers $5.4 million over five years as part of the Southern Climate Impact Planning Program, or SCIPP.

12 Inducted into the LSU Hall of Distinction

12 Inducted into the LSU Hall of Distinction

Twelve distinguished graduates were inducted into the LSU Alumni Association Hall of Distinction on Oct. 29 at the Lod Cook Alumni Center. The 2021 inductees were honored along with those named to the 2020 Hall of Distinction, which was canceled because of the coronavirus.

LSU Commits to First Global Engagement Strategy

LSU Commits to First Global Engagement Strategy

LSU is one of 13 colleges and universities participating in the 19th cohort of the American Council on Education, or ACE, Internationalization Lab, which is designed to provide customized guidance and insight to help institutions achieve their internationalization goals.

LSU Team Advances to 2022 National Accounting Competition

LSU Team Advances to 2022 National Accounting Competition

A team of six E. J. Ourso College of Business students will advance to compete in Deloitte’s national 2022 Audit Innovation Campus Challenge (AICC). The LSU team is one of 12 teams selected for the national competition out of 45 colleges and universities. Team members are Brooks Belanger of Shreveport, La; Kaitlyn Bowlin of Bossier City, La.; Veronica Cannon of Houston; Carly Carpenter of Baton Rouge, La.; Michael Fernandez of Covington, La; and Kyle McDonald of Celina, Texas.

Center for Energy Studies Associate Professor Greg Upton on the Release Oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Center for Energy Studies Associate Professor Greg Upton on the Release Oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve

LSU Associate Research Professor in the Center for Energy Studies Greg Upton, an expert on economic, environmental and public policy issues in the energy industry explains how people will soon see the effects of this rare administrative action.

Supply Chain Issues, Inflation, and Revenge Shopping: 2021 Holiday Shopping with LSU Marketing Professor Dan Rice

Supply Chain Issues, Inflation, and Revenge Shopping: 2021 Holiday Shopping with LSU Marketing Professor Dan Rice

It's been nearly two years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and this year's holiday shopping is feeling the impacts of the pandemic. From supply chain disruptions, shipping delays and price inflation, LSU Marketing Professor Dan Rice said supply is on the lighter side while at the same time, many consumers are ready to shop and spend this year.

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LSU Archaeologists Discover Salt Workers' Residences at Underwater Maya Site

New findings on the organization of the salt industry to supply this basic dietary commodity to inland cities during the Classic Maya civilization are reported in a recent article by LSU Maya archaeologist Heather McKillop and her team.

2021 Rucks Fellows Announced

2021 Rucks Fellows Announced

Each year, the E. J. Ourso College of Business Rucks Department of Management recognizes 10 students as Rucks Fellows. These students are selected by faculty and represent the highest level of academic achievement among senior management majors in any of the department’s concentrations. To qualify, a senior management major must have a grade-point average in the top 10 of all graduating seniors in the management curriculum.

Louisiana and Mississippi Residents Have More Access to Government Information with Libraries Partnership

Louisiana and Mississippi Residents Have More Access to Government Information with Libraries Partnership

Louisiana and Mississippi libraries in the U.S. Government Publishing Office, or GPO, Federal Depository Library Program are entering into a shared regional agreement to offer citizens widespread and enhanced access to Government information. LSU Libraries, Louisiana Tech University Library, and the University of Mississippi Libraries now share regional depository responsibilities across Louisiana and Mississippi. This is the third time that libraries have entered this type of partnership across state boundaries, and the first that includes three regional depository libraries.

LSU Online and Springboard Partner to Train Next Generation of UI/UX Designers

LSU Online and Springboard Partner to Train Next Generation of UI/UX Designers

LSU Online & Continuing Education and Springboard, an online learning platform preparing students for in-demand careers through comprehensive, mentor-led programs, announce a partnership to offer the LSU UI/UX, or User Interface and User Experience, Design Bootcamp.

Racism: Dismantling the System Season Three Finale to Cover Mental Health Inequity

Racism: Dismantling the System Season Three Finale to Cover Mental Health Inequity

The season three finale of Racism: Dismantling the System, "The Role of Racial Injustice in Mental Health Inequity,” will explore the unfortunate realities of the relationship between communities of color and the mental health system on Tuesday, Nov. 16.

LSU Flores Online MBA Program Ranked in Top 25 of Poets & Quants Best Online MBA Programs 2022

LSU Flores Online MBA Program Ranked in Top 25 of Poets & Quants Best Online MBA Programs 2022

Poets & Quants, a popular provider of information on business programs around the world, ranked the Flores Online MBA Program 24 on its Best Online MBA Programs for 2022, which is 13 spots higher than last year. The Flores Online MBA Program was also only one of four SEC schools included in the ranking and the only Louisiana-based program that made the list.