The saying goes that when one door closes, another opens. In the case of LSU Engineering alumna Jaime Glas, however, one door leads to another door that leads to another door with none closing behind her.
Deeply researched and deeply felt, Passing Worlds: Tahiti in the Era of Captain Cook is a poetic reimagining of the first encounters of Europeans and Tahitians during the historic voyages of Captain James Cook. Although the expeditions brought back impressive stores of knowledge and new plant and animal specimens, those scientific rewards came at a high human cost. Examining both imperialism and exploration, Holmes illuminates the cultural exchanges, clashes, miscommunications, and friendships that developed during these European sojourns, including the Tahitians’ impressions of their strange visitors, the ways the British played into island politics, and how the “discovery” of Tahiti—with its easy life, absence of poverty, and liberal sexuality—influenced European ideas.
The 43rd Annual Dean Arthur R. Choppin Honors Convocation took place on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in which students, faculty and staff were recognized for academic excellence, commitment to research, and extraordinary achievements.
Marketing students from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business left the 2018 Pi Sigma Epsilon National Convention with industry insights, professional contacts and several prestigious awards. Pi Sigma Epsilon is a professional fraternity for students and practitioners in marketing and sales management.
LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication took home first place in the country’s premier public relations competition this week, beating out 84 other university teams from across the country.
LSU Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Manas Gartia created a mobile nitrate sensor.
The LSU Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool, or LSU ECELP, students will join the ranks of celebrated regional, American, and European artists as they showcase their artwork in a gallery opening at the LSU Museum of Art on Thursday, May 18 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
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