May 2015 News Releases

 

Analyzing the "Black Panther" Phenomenon

Audiences around the world are captivated by Marvel's newest film, "Black Panther." LSU's Isiah Lavender III, an assistant professor of English, studies American literature and popular culture, specifically African-American literature, race and ethnicity in speculative fiction, particularly African-American writers in the science fiction genre, shared his expertise about the movie.

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"Chasing Coral" Screening to be Held at LSU College of the Coast & Environment

The LSU College of the Coast & Environment, CC&E, will host a two-day lecture series titled "Coral Reefs in Crisis" on March 1-2 in the Dalton J. Woods Auditorium of the Energy, Coast & Environment Building.

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Two LSU Honors Students Selected as Truman Finalists

The LSU Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College is proud to announce that Morgan Johnson, of Shreveport, La., and Madelyn Smith, of Lafayette, La., have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarship.

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LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication to Host Esteemed Digital Media & Journalism Authority Al Tompkins

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.

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Fifty Years of LSU Research on Corals

LSU is at the forefront of coastal environmental issues. One of the many coastal topics studied is the health of our oceans and waterways, including coral reefs, which are a critical source of food and a link to many medical discoveries. The College of the Coast & Environment is raising awareness of threats to coral reefs through their upcoming event “Coral Reefs in Crisis” on March 1-2. The event is an effort to explore the causes of coral bleaching, a phenomenon in which corals lose their color as a result of heat stress, as well as possible solutions.

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LSU Manship School Student One of Only 38 Students in World Named to Prestigious Journalism Program

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.

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LSU Law's Barrister's Bowl XIV Benefits Geaux Teal

Who said football season is over? Students from LSU Law School will once again put down the law books and don their shoulder pads, helmets, and pom-poms to raise money for charity at the 14th annual Barrister's Bowl this weekend.

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