July 23, 2012
LSU avoids staff layoffs
LSU will avoid faculty and staff layoffs, plus across the board cuts to programs in its budget for the current fiscal year, thanks in part to a $5.5 million assist from the Athletic Department, Chancellor Michael Martin said Friday.
International internet research spawns film about conflict, peace
University World News
Back in 2000, academics from universities in Ghana, India, Kenya and the United States came together and embarked on research under the auspices of the World Science Project, seeking to establish how the internet was impacting on the productivity of researchers in different parts of the world.
Animated Map Shows Loss of Western Tribal Lands From 1784
Indian Country Today Media Network.com
To better understand land cession maps made by Sam B. Hilliard, a geography and anthropology professor at Louisiana State University, Tumblr user sunisup created an animation that shows dates and land occupied by Native American tribes beginning in 1784.