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New Study Shows Environmental and Social Factors Contribute to Higher Rates of Pneumonia in Children

New Study Shows Environmental and Social Factors Contribute to Higher Rates of Pneumonia in Children

A new study led by researchers in the LSU Superfund Research Program demonstrates that children who are exposed to a certain type of environmental air pollution are more likely to contract community acquired pneumonia and to be hospitalized for longer periods of time.

How Has Scientific Agreement on the Anthropogenic Nature of Climate Change Evolved in 10 Years?

How Has Scientific Agreement on the Anthropogenic Nature of Climate Change Evolved in 10 Years?

The growing consensus among climate scientists about how human activity is impacting the climate is documented in a new paper by LSU geologists published in Environmental Research Letters.

Givens Named Board Chair-elect of First-Generation Student Advocacy Organization

Givens Named Board Chair-elect of First-Generation Student Advocacy Organization

Joseph R. Givens, the director of the McNair Research Scholars Program at LSU, was named board chair-elect of the Council for Opportunity in Education, or COE, at the organization's 40th annual conference held in Atlanta on Sept. 15.

LSU Announces the Rankings on the 2021 LSU 100 and LSU ROARING 10

LSU Announces the Rankings on the 2021 LSU 100 and LSU ROARING 10

LSU announces the company rankings for the Eleventh Annual LSU 100 and LSU ROARING 10. The LSU 100 identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses in the world.

LSU Health Dean of Medicine Dr. Steve Nelson Appointed Interim Chancellor

LSU Health Dean of Medicine Dr. Steve Nelson Appointed Interim Chancellor

Dr. Steve Nelson, Dean of Medicine and John H. Seabury Professor of Medicine, has been appointed as Interim Chancellor of LSU Health New Orleans.

Dr. Larry Hollier to Step Down as LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Chancellor

Dr. Larry Hollier to Step Down as LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Chancellor

Dr. Larry Hollier today announced he will step down from the position of chancellor of LSU's Health Sciences Center in New Orleans effective immediately. He has been chancellor since 2005, after having earlier served as president of Mount Sinai Hospital.

LSU CEE Professor Studies Impact of Natural Disasters On Infrastructure

LSU Professor Studies Impact of Natural Disasters On Infrastructure

For the past 15 years, LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Aly Mousaad Aly has studied wind, structural, and coastal engineering. His latest project explores ways to improve community resilience and establish smart and recoverable infrastructure and businesses along the Gulf Coast.

LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts Names Pamela Pike Associate Dean of Research, Creative Practice, and Community Engagement

LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts Names Pamela Pike Associate Dean of Research, Creative Practice, and Community Engagement

The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts announced it has named Pamela Pike, Herndon Spillman Professor of Piano Pedagogy in the LSU School of Music, as the new Associate Dean of Research, Creative Practice, and Community Engagement, effective Oct. 18.

Flores MBA Program Lands in Top 15 on College Consensus Best No-GMAT MBA Programs 2022 Ranking

Flores MBA Program Lands in Top 15 on College Consensus Best No-GMAT MBA Programs 2022 Ranking

College Consensus, a unique college review aggregator, ranked LSU’s Flores MBA Program 14 on its Best No-GMAT MBA Programs 2022 ranking. Inclusion on this list tells prospective students that the Flores MBA Program is not only a top Consensus-ranked school, but it also recognizes the changing needs of students today.

Experts to Explore Role of Media, Technology as Supportive Tools in Domestic Violence Situations in LSU Reilly Center Roundtable

Experts to Explore Role of Media, Technology as Supportive Tools in Domestic Violence Situations in LSU Reilly Center Roundtable

The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, in partnership with the LSU Women’s Center and the Lighthouse Program, will host Supporting Survivors: The Role of Media and Technology, a roundtable discussion focused on understanding the role media and technology play in domestic violence situations on Oct. 13.

LSU Communication Sciences & Disorders Professor Receives Early Career Award

LSU Communication Sciences & Disorders Professor Receives Early Career Award

Julie Schneider, assistant professor in the LSU Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, was recently selected as an award recipient of the 2021 Small Grants Program for Early Career Scholars from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD).

Americans Take Precautions Against COVID-19, Except Where Most Needed

Americans Take Precautions Against COVID-19, Except Where Most Needed

Preliminary data from a recent study of over 10,000 Americans conducted by researchers at LSU and University of Wisconsin-River Falls reveals new information on how people are responding to COVID-19.

Child and Family Studies Program Receives CFLE Designation

Child and Family Studies Program Receives CFLE Designation

We are pleased to announce that the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) has approved the Child and Family Studies undergraduate program at LSU as offering coursework that meets the standards and criteria required for the provisional Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation. The Academic Program Review (APR) Committee has reviewed our program and determined that it includes an internship and course work that adequately covers the 10 Family Life Education (FLE) content areas required for the CFLE designation.

Coastal Roots

Raising Coastal Stewards

Hundreds of miles of marshes and barrier islands buffer the state from the Gulf of Mexico. These vast, wild wetlands protect people, homes, and businesses on the coast as well as inland.

Louisiana Changemakers Awarded LSU Reilly Center Grants to Move Forward with Community Collaborative Projects

Louisiana Changemakers Awarded LSU Reilly Center Grants to Move Forward with Community Collaborative Projects

Four Louisiana public projects were awarded $5,000 grants to implement community projects following their participation in the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs’ inaugural capacity building program, The Community Collaborative: By the Community, For the Community.