LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will host well-known digital media and journalism educator Al Tompkins for an insightful seminar on fake news—how to identify fake news, discern between credible and fake news sources, and how to protect yourself.
LSU Manship School of Mass Communication Senior Katie Gagliano is one of 38 students chosen from 19 universities around the world to participate in the prestigious Carnegie-Knight News21 multimedia reporting initiative, which will investigate U.S.-based hate crimes. The Covington, Louisiana native will travel to Tempe, Arizona, this summer to research and report for the program.
Each spring, the Friends of the LSU Libraries holds its annual Book Bazaar. Proceeds from the bazaar go into an endowment that, over the years, has provided more than $1 million in support of library acquisitions and services.
Four Ogden Honors students have been selected as LSU’s nominees for the nationally competitive Truman Scholarship, awarded by the Harry S. Truman Foundation. All four students are LASAL (Louisiana Service and Leadership) Scholars in the Ogden Honors College. Students must be selected through an internal competition at LSU, and each four-year college can nominate only four students to compete nationally.
Harnessing new technology, LSU alumna Heather Stone has created a 360-degree virtual reality experience in order for students to feel a deeper connection with Louisiana's coast.
Registration is now open for more than 30 LSU leisure courses scheduled to take place from March through May. The catalog of course offerings is now available online at www.outreach.lsu.edu/leisure.
The Louisiana Civil Service League recently announced its honorees for the Charles E. Dunbar Jr. Career Service Award that included Eli Jackson, a 53-year veteran of the LSU Department of Residential Life. The Career Service Award is presented to employees in a classified merit system who have distinguished themselves by service over and above the call of duty.
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