LSU alumnus Stephen P. Herbert, chairman and CEO of USA Technologies, and wife, Julie Harris Herbert, announced last month a gift to their alma mater, establishing the fund for what will ultimately become an endowed deanship in the LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences. The Herberts’ announcement was made Dec. 20, 2017, at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, where Steve represented USA Technologies in the ringing of the closing bell.
The application period for the 2018 Pre-Doctoral Scholar's Institute is open until February 2, 2018.
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Scientists today announced that the Rising Star Cave system has revealed yet more important discoveries, only a year and a half after it was announced that the richest fossil hominin site in Africa had been discovered, and that it contained a new hominin species named Homo naledi by the scientists who described it.
Christine Kooi, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of History in the LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences, was elected as the 2017 President of the Sixteenth Century Society & Conference.
The LSU Office of the Dean of Students presented the Tiger Twelve Class of 2017 at a ceremony held Saturday, April 22, at 2:30 p.m. in the rotunda of the LSU Business Education Complex.
The LSU Mixon Lycaeum Speech and Debate Team recently completed their 2016-2017 tournament schedule, which included a first place win among Division 1 schools at the Novice Nationals Speech and Debate Tournament at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida.