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Programs at LSU Museum of Art with Visiting Artist Jenelle Esparza

Programs at LSU Museum of Art with Visiting Artist Jenelle Esparza

State of the Art: Record artist Jenelle Esparza will be at the LSU Museum of Art (LSU MOA) for a series of museum and community programs on June 16 and 17 including a Museum Open House en Español with activities, gallery talks, a free educator workshop, and a closing reception. Schedule of programming listed below.

App Boosts Preschoolers’ Motor Skills

App Boosts Preschoolers’ Motor Skills

Preventing childhood obesity could soon take a major “hop” forward with an app that teaches kids to do just that, and to skip, run and throw a ball.

LSU Cybersecurity Offerings, Capabilities to Expand with FIREStarter 2

LSU Cybersecurity Offerings, Capabilities to Expand with FIREStarter 2

Last fall, LSU announced a new initiative named FIREStarter, which would provide students with training in cybersecurity and threat analysis through the creation of a lab for cyber range exercises. These exercises would be conducted in partnership with Louisiana State Police and industry to simulate real-time cyberattacks on large-scale enterprise and control systems.

LSU Health

LSU Health New Orleans Nursing School Ranked #10 in U.S.

Nursing Schools Almanac has just released its 2022 rankings of the best U.S. nursing schools. LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing is ranked the #10 nursing school in the U.S. and the #5 nursing school among public nursing schools.

Thirty-one Students from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Complete the Fourth Cohort of the Venture Capital Apprentice Program

Thirty-one Students from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Complete the Fourth Cohort of the Venture Capital Apprentice Program

Thirty-one students from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business completed the fourth cohort of the Venture Capital Apprentice Program (VCAP), a project formed by Nexus Louisiana (NexusLA), Innovation Catalyst and the Red Stick Angel Network in collaboration with the E. J. Ourso College of Business. Also participating in this cohort were business consultants from LSU’s Innovation Park.

Mario Moore: Responding to History Opens July 14 at LSU Museum of Art

Mario Moore: Responding to History Opens July 14 at LSU Museum of Art

LSU MOA is pleased to present Mario Moore: Responding to History. Featuring two paintings and two drawings, the showing provides an in-depth look at Moore’s nuanced artwork During and After the Battle.

2022 'Dead Zone' May Remain Three Times Larger than the Goal Established in 2001

2022 'Dead Zone' May Remain Three Times Larger than the Goal Established in 2001

A recent forecast of the size of the "Dead Zone" in the northern Gulf of Mexico for late July 2022 is that it will cover 5,881 square-miles of the bottom of the continental shelf off Louisiana and Texas.

Hurricane Ida

2022 Hurricane Season: LSU Experts Available

LSU has a number of experts available to discuss topics related to storm preparedness, climate, economic impacts, recovery efforts and more during the 2022 hurricane season.

Blurring Boundaries is on View at LSU Museum of Art July 14–October 23, 2022

Blurring Boundaries is on View at LSU Museum of Art July 14–October 23, 2022

An awe-inspiring celebration of an intergenerational group of artists—one that is both comprehensive and long overdue—Blurring Boundaries: The Women of American Abstract Artists, 1936 – Present highlights the indelible ways in which the women of American Abstract Artists have, for more than eighty years, shifted and shaped the frontiers of American abstraction.

LSU School of Kinesiology to Hold 10th Annual Louisiana Parkinson’s Conference

LSU School of Kinesiology to Hold 10th Annual Louisiana Parkinson’s Conference

The LSU School of Kinesiology announces the 10th Annual Louisiana Parkinson’s Conference. This year’s event will take place in-person for the first time since 2020 and will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the C. B. Pennington Jr. Conference Center.

Steven Fletcher

Steven Fletcher Receives Sean O’Keefe Leadership Award

The College of Engineering led off its Spring 2022 Diploma Ceremony by recognizing Steven Fletcher, the latest Sean O’Keefe Leadership Award winner.

Samuel Camacho

LSU Economics Major Receives PIMCO Future Leaders Scholarship

Samuel Camacho, an LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business senior from Maracaibo, Venezuela, was one of 50 students nationwide to receive the PIMCO Future Leaders Scholarship. In addition to the $20,000 scholarship, Camacho recently joined other recipients at PIMCO’s headquarters in Newport Beach, California.

Rohan Kadkol

Rohan Kadkol is Spring 2022 McLaughlin Medalist

The College of Engineering named its latest McLaughlin Award medalist at the Spring 2022 Diploma Ceremony. This semester’s recipient was Rohan Kadkol, a computer science major from Mumbai, India.

Silver Stevie Award

Skymount Medical Wins Silver Stevie Award for Its LSU-Developed DeepDrug™ Artificial Intelligence Platform to Accelerate Drug Discovery

Skymount Medical, a drug discovery company using an artificial intelligence platform developed by LSU researchers to repurpose and build new drugs for innovative new therapies, announced today that its DeepDrug™ AI platform to accelerate drug discovery has garnered a Silver Stevie Award in the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Solution category of the 20th Annual American Business Awards. This recognition further positions DeepDrug™ as a global leader in artificial intelligence.

Louisiana Changemakers Awarded LSU Reilly Center Grants to Implement Community Projects

Louisiana Changemakers Awarded LSU Reilly Center Grants to Implement Community Projects

The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication has selected its second cohort of grantees for “The Community Collaborative: By the Community, For the Community.”