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Every year, students from across LSU’s colleges participate in study abroad programs, living and learning at global destinations while earning credit toward their LSU degrees. This summer, our team caught up with two LSU students – Amanda Carambat and Lindsey LaFleur – who recently returned from a semester in Paris. Amanda and Lindsey shared how their experiences in France are now benefiting their career steps in Louisiana, imparting newfound confidence and fresh inspiration.

In an op-ed with the Times-Picayune/, Professor Andrew Schwarz from the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems discusses how artificial intelligence can have potential benefits for the state of Louisiana, and the importance of striking a balance with regulations.

The LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute (SEI) will hold the 2024 Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs on six consecutive Saturdays from July 20 - August 24 at the LSU Business Education Complex.

Thirty-six faculty were honored at this year's University Faculty Awards Ceremony, held on April 23, 2024, at the Manship Gallery in downtown Baton Rouge. The LSU Office of Academic Affairs hosts the University Faculty Awards ceremony each year to celebrate faculty excellence in research, teaching and service. The honorees are nominated and selected through a competitive process by their peers.

Forty-nine students from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Completed the eighth cohort of the Venture Capital Apprentice Program, which was formed by Nexus Louisiana, Innovation Catalyst and the Red Stick Angel Network in collaboration with E. J. Ourso College, LSU's Innovation Park and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.

LSU’s Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes recently hosted it annual Student Support Summit which focused on Educational Exploration and Maneuvering the Academic Metaverse.

Three LSU students won the $20,000 first-place reward in the J Terrel Brown Venture Challenge with their new project, "FarmSmart."

FarmSmart, an AI-powered platform connecting modern professional farming and recreational gardening communities to tailored, high-quality information on crop management, won the 2024 J Terrell Brown Venture Challenge. The first-place finish came with a $20,000 award.

In the dynamic landscape of technological innovation, the birth of new industries often hinges on groundbreaking inventions. However, not all inventions are created equally in shaping the trajectory of these budding industries. A recent research study co-authored by Rucks Department of Management Assistant Professor Charlotte Jacobs sheds light on a crucial question: Do inventions from startups or established firms have a more significant impact on driving subsequent innovations within emerging industries?

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