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Congratulations Summer 2021 ECP Graduate Lizabeth Breaux

Congratulations Summer 2021 ECP Graduate Lizabeth Breaux

The Center for Community Engagement, Learning, and Leadership, or CCELL, in conjunction with LSU Campus Life, are pleased to announce that one student will graduate with the Engaged Citizen distinction for Summer 2021.

LSU and Louisiana Tech Tech Partner to Create Center for Structural Integrity

LSU and Louisiana Tech Tech Partner to Create Center for Structural Integrity

LSU and Louisiana Tech University are proud to announce the establishment of the Center for Innovations in Structural Integrity Assurance, or CISIA, the first Industry/University Cooperative Research Center, or I/UCRC, for either institution.

Remembering the Extraordinary Tenure of Boyd Professor Dinos Constantinides

Remembering the Extraordinary Tenure of Boyd Professor Dinos Constantinides

The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts and LSU School of Music are saddened to confirm the passing of Dinos Constantinides, LSU Boyd Professor of Composition, at the age of 92.

E. J. Ourso College of Business Announces 2021 Hall of Distinction Inductees and Outstanding Young Alum Award Winner

E. J. Ourso College of Business Announces 2021 Hall of Distinction Inductees and Outstanding Young Alum Award Winner

The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business is proud to announce the 2021 Hall of Distinction inductees—Scott Agosta and Suzanne Mestayer. Additionally, the college will recognize the first-ever Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient Nick Speyer. This year marks the 25th annual Hall of Distinction, where the college will honor the 2020 and 2021 Hall of Distinction inductees at a banquet on Friday, October 8, at the Business Education Complex.

Four Knauss Finalists from Louisiana

Four Knauss Finalists from Louisiana

Three graduate students at Louisiana State University (LSU) and one from Loyola University have been named 2022 Knauss Fellowship finalists. At LSU in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Nazla Bushra is a doctoral student who will graduate in August; Elsa Gutierrez is a master’s student who will graduate in May 2022; and Allyson Kristan is a master’s student who will graduate in August. Spring Gaines graduated in December 2020 from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.

TigerRacing Team Finishes Top 10, Highest Ever Placement

TigerRacing Team Finishes Top 10, Highest Ever Placement

The LSU TigerRacing Formula SAE team has much to celebrate after placing 10th at the FSAE Michigan Validation Event in Brooklyn, Mich., on July 7-10. This is the highest placement ever for the LSU team at the Michigan competition.

LSU’s Cox Academic Center Wins National Award

LSU’s Cox Academic Center Wins National Award

LSU’s Cox Academic Center for Student-Athletes has been named recipient of the 2021 NCLCA Outstanding Learning Center Award for Special Populations, the National College Learning Center Association announced.

‘Journal of Energy Law and Resources’ Names Junior Associates for Volume X

‘Journal of Energy Law and Resources’ Names Junior Associates for Volume X

Sixteen LSU Law students have been selected by the Journal of Energy Law and Resources Board of Editors and Senior Associates to serve as Junior Associates for Volume X.

LSU in L.A.: Melain Terry

LSU in L.A.: Melain Terry

LSU alumna Melain Terry's career has taken her around the world. Today, that career has left Earth and moved into the clouds.

Joseph Francis Appointed as Acting Dean of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

Joseph Francis Appointed as Acting Dean of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

LSU has appointed Joseph Francis as acting dean of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Francis will serve as acting dean from July 19 through Aug. 30, as the school awaits the arrival of its permanent dean, Dr. Oliver Garden. Francis currently serves as associate dean for research and advanced studies and holds the Everett D. Besch Professorship in Veterinary Medicine.

LSU Political Communication Area Head Nathan Kalmoe’s ‘With Ballots and Bullets’ Wins Two Prestigious Book Awards

LSU Political Communication Area Head Nathan Kalmoe’s ‘With Ballots and Bullets’ Wins Two Prestigious Book Awards

LSU associate professor of political communication Nathan Kalmoe’s book, “With Ballots and Bullets: Partisanship and Violence in the American Civil War,” has won two acclaimed book awards from the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) and the American Political Science Association (APSA) for its significant contributions to the fields of political psychology and political science, respectively.

Graphic Design Associate Professor Richard Doubleday Awarded CUSP Fellowship

Graphic Design Associate Professor Richard Doubleday Awarded CUSP Fellowship

Richard Doubleday, associate professor of graphic design, is among a group of 48 scholars to be awarded the highly competitive 2021-2022 China-U.S. Scholars Program Fellowship.

LSU Professor Frank Tsai Develops Groundwater Management Model

LSU Professor Frank Tsai Develops Groundwater Management Model

LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Frank Tsai recently received an $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or NSF EPSCoR, to conduct integrated groundwater management for the Gulf region. This grant is part of a $6 million multi-university project between Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

College of Science Dean Cynthia Peterson Named LSU President's Special Advisor on Science

College of Science Dean Cynthia Peterson Named LSU President's Special Advisor on Science

LSU College of Science Dean Cynthia Peterson has been named LSU President William F. Tate IV's special advisor on science. Peterson has served as dean of the College of Science since August 2014 and will remain in that role while also serving in this new position.

Matt Lee Named Interim Executive Vice President & Provost

Matt Lee Named Interim Executive Vice President & Provost

LSU President William Tate IV has named Matt Lee, who served as vice provost for academic programs and support services, as interim executive vice president and provost. Lee replaces Stacia Haynie, who stepped down from her administrative position to return to faculty in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences.