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Marsha Cuddeback Named President of Interior Design Educators Council

Marsha Cuddeback Named President of Interior Design Educators Council

Marsha Cuddeback, director of the School of Interior Design and the Ruth Z. McCoy Professor in Interior Design, was elected the president of The Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), the leading association and authority on interior design education.

Because They’re Worth It: LSU BE, ChE Students Intern with L’Oréal Cosmetics

Because They’re Worth It: LSU BE, ChE Students Intern with L’Oréal Cosmetics

LSU Biological Engineering junior Miller Dickerson loves makeup just as much as the next woman, but her main interest as a summer intern at the L’Oréal plant in North Little Rock, Ark., is to save the environment.

LSU Department of Marketing Professors Secure Sizable Grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents

LSU Department of Marketing Professors Secure Sizable Grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents

LSU Department of Marketing faculty members and principal investigators Kris Lindsey Hall and Dan Rice have successfully secured a five-year, $461,000 research grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents Departmental Enhancement-Comprehensive Program.

Two Ogden Honors Students Named 2021 Astronaut Scholars

Two Ogden Honors Students Named 2021 Astronaut Scholars

LSU students Rohin Gilman and Benjamin Thomas were recently selected as 2021 Astronaut Scholars by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, becoming LSU’s eleventh and twelfth recipients.

9th Annual Louisiana Parkinson's Conference: Register Now

9th Annual Louisiana Parkinson's Conference: Register Now

The 9th Annual Louisiana Parkinson’s Conference will take place virtually on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m via Zoom. According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, nearly one million people in the U.S. are living with Parkinson’s disease, and this annual event brings participants from across the country to learn, share, and connect regarding the latest research and strategies surrounding this disease.

LSU, Drexel Team Awarded Grant for Innovative Alloy Research

LSU, Drexel Team Awarded Grant for Innovative Alloy Research

For the first time, a team of researchers at LSU and Drexel University is examining the structure-function relationship in transition metal alloys—such as copper-titanium, gold-palladium, gold-titanium, etc.—and their ability to generate and efficiently transport above-equilibrium “hot” electrons and holes in an optoelectronic device.

LSU Manship School Professor Jinx Coleman Broussard Recognized Nationally for Long Record of Media History Excellence

LSU Manship School Professor Jinx Coleman Broussard Recognized Nationally for Long Record of Media History Excellence

LSU Professor Jinx Coleman Broussard has been awarded the Donald L. Shaw Senior Scholar Award by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s History Division.

Three Ph.D. students awarded Special Collections travel grants for 2021-2022

Three Ph.D. students awarded Special Collections travel grants for 2021-2022

LSU Libraries selected three scholars to receive travel grants supporting use of the LSU Libraries Special Collections in their dissertation projects. The grant covers travel and lodging costs associated with a research trip to Hill Memorial Library. We are excited to welcome the following awardees to Baton Rouge during the 2021-2022 academic year:

Oliver Garden Named Dean of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

Oliver Garden Named Dean of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

Following a national search, Dr. Oliver Garden has been named dean of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM). Garden is currently the chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine and the Henry and Corinne R. Bower Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Garden will assume his role as dean on Aug. 31, pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors.

LSU Among the Top 100 Universities Worldwide Granted U.S. Utility Patents

LSU Among the Top 100 Universities Worldwide Granted U.S. Utility Patents

LSU is ranked among the top 100 universities granted U.S. patents in the world.

Plaisance Receives Prestigious DOE Early Career Award

Plaisance Receives Prestigious DOE Early Career Award

LSU Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Craig Plaisance was recently named one of 83 scientists to receive the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program award.

LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Offers Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Offers Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

The LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute (SEI) will hold the 2021 Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs on Saturdays from July 24 – August 28, 2021, at the Southern University Law Center. This joint initiative of SEI and the City of Baton Rouge consists of a six-week training program and follow-up consulting projects for local disadvantaged entrepreneurs.

LSU Doctor of Design Candidate Nasrin Iravani Participates in London Art Biennale 2021

LSU Doctor of Design Candidate Nasrin Iravani Participates in London Art Biennale 2021

Nasrin Iravani, Doctor of Design candidate, has been selected to have her art featured in the London Art Biennale 2021 award exhibition that gathers contemporary art from all around the world. The exhibition, held at the historic Chelsea Old Town Hall in London, UK, June 30- July 4, 2021 will show the work of over 400 international artists representing countries from across the globe.

MEDIA BRIEFING: LSU Hurricane & Extreme Weather Experts

MEDIA BRIEFING: LSU Hurricane & Extreme Weather Experts

LSU has the foremost extreme weather phenomena experts in the world who are available to provide context, insight and analysis for reporters covering hurricanes, cyclones, heavy rain events, wildfires and other extremes as well as forecasting and trends.

Gov. Edwards Welcomes Students Selected for The 2021 Lamar Governor’s Fellowship Program in Louisiana Government

Gov. Edwards Welcomes Students Selected for The 2021 Lamar Governor’s Fellowship Program in Louisiana Government

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the 14 college students who have been chosen to participate in the fourth annual Lamar Governor’s Fellowship Program in Louisiana Government. This is an opportunity for the students to gain firsthand knowledge about the development and implementation of public policy as well as the state’s rich history and current affairs of Louisiana government. The bipartisan program is a partnership with Louisiana’s Office of the Governor, the Lamar family, Louisiana State University, Southern University and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.