January 22, 2013
King honored in BR racism, violence
A Baton Rouge religious leader implored a local Martin Luther King Jr. Day audience Monday to keep striving for an end to racism and violence, as the nation prepares this August to mark the 50th anniversary of the slain civil rights leader’s “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C.
Author Michael Eric Dyson will speak at LSU, part of MLK events
The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration will kick off at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, when members of the university community depart the LSU Student Union for the "Day of Service," co-sponsored by the LSU Community University Partnership.
LSU's third supercomputer
LSU is about to put its third generation supercomputer into widespread use next month, opening up possibilities that LSU researchers and engineers will make the next big medical breakthrough or scientific discovery.
Universities working on project to separate oil, water
With the explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig April 20, 2010 came one of the largest oil spills in U.S. history.
Oysters soon might never cause stomach pains; LSU model predicts oyster outbreaks
New Orleans Times-Picayune
Predicting Gulf of Mexico oyster contamination before it occurs? An LSU scientist is using NASA satellites and a spate of environmental data to help do just that.
Business Honors for Jan. 20
Cristina Caminita, the LSU Libraries’ agriculture and information literacy librarian, is one of 56 library professionals selected nationwide to participate in the American Library Association’s 2013 Class of Emerging Leaders.
Business Briefs for Jan. 20
LSU Executive Education will hold an Executive Excellence Symposium 2-6 p.m. March 15 in Business Education Complex auditorium at the E. J. Ourso College of Business.