April 2015 News Releases

 

LSU Opera Student Wins National Prize, Program Sweeps Competition

The LSU Opera program and students competed and earned first prizes at multiple national-level competitions in both New York City and New Orleans.

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China's President Presents Top Foreign Science and Technology Award to LSU Professor

China's President Jinping Xi presented the 2017 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award of the People's Republic of China to Professor Earl Ward Plummer, a faculty member in the LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy.

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Art History Professor Darius Spieth Publishes Book Revolutionary Paris and the Market for Netherlandish Art

Darius Spieth, professor of art history at the LSU School of Art, has recently published the book Revolutionary Paris and the Market for Netherlandish Art (Brill), Studies in the History of Collecting & Art Markets Volume 3. The foreword is by Marc Fumaroli, Académie française. The book restores attention to the aesthetic, intellectual, and economic link between two key periods in the history of art: the “Golden Age” of Dutch and Flemish painting and that of the French Revolution.

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U.S. District Court Grants Summary Judgment and Dismisses All Claims Against LSU in Buchanan Lawsuit

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana has granted summary judgment in favor of LSU and dismissed all claims by Teresa Buchanan in her lawsuit against university administrators.

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City Pork to open in LSU Design Building

The LSU Design Building will soon be the new home to City Pork Deli & Charcuterie. Construction of the new LSU Dining location began in December and is set to open later in the spring of 2018.

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Jay Dardenne to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Louisiana Redistricting Summit on Jan. 19

Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne will keynote for the Louisiana Redistricting Summit at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication. The summit will feature dialogue from top Louisiana leaders on redistricting in Louisiana, an issue which shapes future elections and influences who represents Louisiana’s citizens locally, in Louisiana’s state legislature, and in Congress. The summit will feature nationally-renowned redistricting thought leaders, university students from around the state, and a bipartisan group of Louisiana legislators.

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Twenty Students Join Order of the Engineer

Twenty students were recently inducted into the LSU College of Engineering’s Order of the Engineer, an honorific awarded to selected students to “foster a spirit of pride and responsibility in the engineering profession, to bridge the gap between training and experience, and to present to the public a visible symbol identifying the engineer.”

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