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$7.8 Million Gift in Support of LSU and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Strengthens Nation-leading Medical Physics Partnership

$7.8 Million Gift in Support of LSU and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Strengthens Nation-leading Medical Physics Partnership

A $7.8 million estate gift from the late Dr. Charles M. Smith of Sulphur, La., will advance cancer treatment through a longstanding partnership with LSU and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center that began in 1980. LSU and the Cancer Center leverage their education and research expertise through a joint medical and health physics program. This elite program is improving the quality of patient care locally and, through research and innovation, contributing to enhanced patient care worldwide.

Introducing the New LSU Office of Innovation & Ecosystem Development

Introducing the New LSU Office of Innovation & Ecosystem Development

In a bold, strategic move, five of LSU's entities that support innovation and business development have joined forces under the new Office of Innovation & Ecosystem Development.

LSU to Forgive More Than $7 Million in Student Debt Since Spring 2020

LSU to Forgive More Than $7 Million in Student Debt Since Spring 2020

Utilizing allocations from the federal the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, LSU has erased more than $7 million in student debt, from spring 2020 to present. Including this round of debt relief, LSU has provided more than $25 million in relief funds to students since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Louisiana National Estuarine Research Reserve Public Town Hall Meetings Slated

Louisiana National Estuarine Research Reserve Public Town Hall Meetings Slated

Louisiana National Estuarine Research Reserve Development Committee will be hosting a series of town hall meetings to provide information on three alternative sites that have been proposed: Atchafalaya Basin, Barataria Basin and Pontchartrain Basin.

Boyd Professor George Voyiadjis Elected to European Academy of Sciences and Arts

Boyd Professor George Voyiadjis Elected to European Academy of Sciences and Arts

Boyd Professor and Chair of the LSU Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering George Voyiadjis has been elected as member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, making him a member now of all three European Academies—the other two being the European Academy of Sciences and Academia Europaea of Physics & Engineering Sciences.