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LSU Alumnus Jay Ducote to Deliver Keynote Address at August Commencement

Two-time LSU graduate Jay Ducote will deliver the keynote address at LSU's 293rd commencement on Friday, Aug. 4, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

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The 6th Annual Parkinson's Conference to be Held July 22

As many as a million Americans live with Parkinson's disease, a chronic and progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. This disease is incurable but treatment options can help manage symptoms, which include tremors and impaired balance and coordination.

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National Academies of Sciences and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fund $10M for Critical Gulf Research

LSU researchers lead two of the four projects awarded funding today from the National Academies of Sciences' Gulf Research Program and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. All four projects aim to enhance the science and practice of resilience in coastal communities located in the Gulf of Mexico region.

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LSU Students Participate in Marine Research in Mozambique

Nine LSU students journeyed to Mozambique in May to conduct marine research in the small coastal village of Praia do Tofo, and in their month-long stay had encounters with whale sharks that one student described as almost spiritual.

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The Southern Review's Summer 2017 Issue Now Available

The Southern Review takes readers on a summer vacation in its new issue, with portraits of holidays near and far, spanning from a poet's quest for marzipan in Toledo, Spain, to "sky-storming" of the plains of West Texas, from tender remembrances of an Oklahoma summer to an amorous adventure on a beach trip to the Black Sea.

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Tonal Innovation Releases UNISON Application for Marching Bands

LSU Student Incubator company Tonal Innovation will release its UNISON Application, which allows marching bands to upload digitized sheet music and marching drill to the cloud and share with members in their program, instead of using paper sheet music.

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New Book Explores Gangsta Rap and the Mark of Criminality

A new book by LSU Department of Communication Studies Assistant Professor Bryan J. McCann, The Mark of Criminality: Rhetoric, Race and Gangsta Rap in the War-on-Crime Era, has been published by University of Alabama Press.

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