October 02, 2012
LSU announces new master's degree program
Lafayette Daily Advertiser
Responding to Louisiana’s demand for highly educated and skilled engineers to work on coastal and wetland problems unique to deltaic systems, the LSU Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering launched a new Master of Science degree program in coastal and ecological engineering.
Experts give insight into forensic database
Lake Charles American Press
A database for missing and unidentified people exists in Louisiana, but work is always being done to make it complete, members of LSU’s FACES Lab told coroners and law enforcement officials Wednesday.
Political advertisers shed light on world of campaigning
The Daily Reveille
Former political consultant for presidential nominee Gary Hart’s campaign Ray Strother told students that advertising experts are guided by their own personal ethics at the Political Madmen forum in the Holliday Forum on Monday evening.
French film festival comes to LSU
The Daily Reveille
Hints of French influence are all around Baton Rouge, from Cajun heritage roots to the La Madeleine restaurant, but French culture will take the big screen during the Tournées Festival at the University.
Hypoxic Zones Researcher Wins 'Genius Grant'
Nancy Rabalais, a marine ecologist who is both a professor and executive director of theLouisiana Universities Marine Consortium, won one of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's 2012 "genius grants," the foundation announced Oct. 1.
AUGUSTANA COLLEGE -National Science Foundation Grant to Fund High Intensity Laser
Laser Focus World
Augustana is part of the multi-institutional team that recently received a Major Research Instrumentation grant from the National Science Foundation.
Russia's Skolkovo Tech Picks First Research Centers, Nabs Ex-NSF Research Head
This week, 1 year after being created by the Russian government, theSkolkovo Institute of Science and Technology took two significant steps toward its long-term goal of becoming an academic powerhouse and an engine of economic development.