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Thank a Donor Day

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New Research Shows Early Ancestor May Have Coincided with Modern Humans

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.

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H&SS History Professor Elected as 2017 President of the Sixteenth Century Society & Conference

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.

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Six H&SS Students Named to Tiger Twelve Class of 2017

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.

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LSU Mixon Lycaeum Speech and Debate Team Dominates National Tournaments

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.

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LSU Professor Benjamin Martin's "Roger Martin du Gard and Maumort: The Nobel Laureate and his Unfinished Creation" Published by Northern Illinois Press

In the late 1930s and early 1940s, Roger Martin du Gard was one of the most famous writers in the Western world. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1937, and his works, especially “Les Thibault,” a multivolume novel, were translated into English and read widely. Today, this close friend of André Gide, Albert Camus and André Malraux is almost unknown, largely because he left unfinished the long project he began in the 1940s, “Lieutenant Colonel de Maumort.”

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University College Presents TAF Teaching Awards to LSU Faculty

BATON ROUGE – During LSU University College’s annual “Celebration of Excellence” Spring Awards program, four Tiger Athletic Foundation Teaching awards were presented to Chantel D. Chauvin, LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Department of Sociology; Belinda C. Davis, LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Department of Political Science; Kandace T. Hurst, LSU College of Science, Department of Chemistry; and James V. Moroney, LSU College of Science, Department of Biological Sciences. - See more at: http://www.lsu.edu/mediacenter/news/2017/04/07tafteachingawards.eb.php#sthash.TZE0bQxp.dpuf

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