Christopher Langley, a senior studying broadcast journalism at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, will represent LSU on the television game show “Wheel of Fortune” during College Week on Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time.
LSU Innovation Park tenant, Inventherm, has been awarded a $650,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop a commercial prototype of its breakthrough soft-serve ice cream machine.
As the stockings are hung by the chimney with care, stores around the country are bursting with items and holiday deals. The National Retail Federation predicts spending will be near $950 billion, even as inflation and higher prices weigh heavily on shoppers' minds and bank accounts. LSU Marketing Professor Dan Rice analyzes the numbers and shares expertise to help buyers make the right decision this holiday season.
Four-time Grammy-nominated zydeco musician and LSU alumnus Sean Ardoin’s new album, “Full Circle,” which featured a historic collaboration with LSU’s Tiger Marching Band, has been nominated for a Grammy award for Best Regional Roots Music Album, the Recording Academy announced Tuesday.
In preparation for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, LSU cybersecurity expert Abe Baggili and his students share the latest hackable technology and how to protect you and your family this holiday shopping season.
LSU Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Professor Chunyan Li picked up the global atmospheric shockwaves sent out by the largest volcanic eruption of the 21st century on air pressure sensors at his home and office.
When we think of healthy vegetables, we don't think of potatoes, but we should. Potatoes have developed a reputation for causing weight gain and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, and often find themselves on a list of foods to avoid, especially for individuals with insulin resistance. However, a new study from Pennington Biomedical Research Center, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, says that potatoes actually did not increase that risk, are filled with key nutrients, and packed with health benefits.
LSU College of Human Sciences & Education has named Eugene Kennedy, PhD, currently professor in the School of Education, as the associate dean for academic programs and institutional effectiveness. Kennedy will begin his new role December 1.
In Louisiana, the main concern for several months out of the year is hurricanes, or more specifically, the wind and storm surge that accompany them. However, an overlooked aspect of these storms is the resulting debris, which accounts for nearly 25% of all disaster costs.
LSU Executive Education announced that it is launching a new Certified Public Manager Program beginning in January 2023.
LSU will achieve transformative progress in scholarship funding and support for military veterans via a $7.575 million gift to elevate the College of Engineering's S & B Engineers and Constructors Scholarships, catalyze the new Future Scholars Pipeline Initiative and establish the William A. Brookshire Veterans Law Clinic.
LSU Cold Case Project Re-Examines 1972 Southern University Shooting, Will Discuss Findings at 50th Anniversary Commemoration
The LSU Cold Case Project will present findings from its four-part investigative series, which re-examined the 1972 shooting of two Southern University students, Denver Smith and Leonard Brown, at Southern University’s 50th anniversary commemoration of the students’ deaths on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 5 p.m. CT at the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge.
Want Safe Roads? LSU Researchers Think Artificial Intelligence Can Help Us Understand Driver Behavior
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has awarded the LSU Center for Analytics and Research in Transportation Safety a competitive grant to build an AI engine to better understand driver behavior that leads to crashes in order to help prevent them.
In 2012, LSU Bert S. Turner Department of Construction Management Chair Charles Berryman was asked to create an online presence for the department, the first of its kind in the College of Engineering. Five years later, the program was ranked 11th in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs in the nation.
The LSU-developed tool to predict storm surge and flooding during severe weather events—the Coastal Emergency Risks Assessment, or CERA, website—has become an essential resource for thousands of emergency managers and first responders in Louisiana and the nation’s coastal states to help protect people and infrastructure. Now, the tool will become even smarter and faster, thanks to artificial intelligence, or AI, and support from the U.S. Department of Energy, which is looking to secure key energy assets, especially along the Gulf Coast, from stronger and more frequent storms.