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Year in Review

Making History

Memorable moments in 2013

As the calendar turns away from 2013, it’s a good time to reflect on the accomplishments and events that happened at LSU over the past year.

In 2013, LSU said good-bye to William Jenkins, a 35-year veteran of higher education who retired for a second time from the university, and welcomed new President and Chancellor F. King Alexander to campus.

The university also greeted a stellar freshman class, composed of 5,501 students – the third largest in LSU history – and maintained its place as one of the top national universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 edition of “Best Colleges.”

From a game-changing partnership with IBM and Louisiana Economic Development to a trip to the College World Series and from a number of prestigious scholarships, grants and awards to hosting living legend Maya Angelou on campus, the LSU community showed what it means to “Love Purple” and “Live Gold” in 2013.

Please enjoy the photo gallery below as a celebration of 2013’s successes and look for more accomplishments in 2014:

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Memorial Tower Former President and Chancellor William L. Jenkins Class of 2017 spells LSU Computer Science F. King Alexander Rural Life Museum New Orleans Film Festival Enchanted Forest ROTC Flag Unfolding Logan de LaBarre-Hay Spring Commencement F. King Alexander LED Press Conference LSU Truman Scholars Campus Lakes Freshmen Orientation Science Summer Bootcamp Summer Commencement Bret Elderd Move In Day Maya Angelou Fall Fest Boyd Professors Gold Game Robert Twilley Community Bound Allen Hall Science Cafe Campus Lake LSU Discover
Photos by Jim Zietz/Eddy Perez/University Relations