Bookmark and Share
General Information

May 2, 2013

05/02/2013 12:00 AM

Interim chancellor Jenkins reflects on his service to the University
Daily Reveille
As he  reflected Wednesday on his time as interim system president and chancellor, William “Bill” Jenkins said contrary to popular belief, he won’t spend his retirement playing golf five days a week. ...

 

Chancellor plans to increase salaries, eliminate positions
Daily Reveille
The AgCenter has lost 330 faculty members since 2008, partly because of stagnant faculty salaries, a condition AgCenter Chancellor William “Bill” Richardson said he plans to remedy by eliminating administrative positions that will free up funds ...

 

Graduate TOPS legislation awards students with specific requirements
Daily Reveille
New TOPS legislation will award students who return to Louisiana for graduate school after studying in another state and studying high-demand fields. House Bill 612 by Rep. Hunter Greene, R-Baton Rouge, would offer TOPS ...

 

Exposure to BP oil-contaminated sediment causes defects in killifish, study says
New Orleans Times-Picayune
… oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill causes defects to the growing fish's heart and cardiovascular system, delays hatching, and reduces overall hatching success, according to a new study co-authored by two Louisiana State University scientists. ...

 

Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill
University of California at Davis
“Our findings indicate that the developmental success of these fish in the field may be compromised,” said lead author Benjamin Dubansky, who recently earned his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. ...

 

Reveille named best daily college paper
Daily Reveille
The Daily Reveille was named the country’s Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper on Wednesday by the Society of Professional Journalists in its national 2012 Mark of Excellence Awards. ...

 

Louisiana State University's student newspaper honored, defeated
Poynter
The Society of Professional Journalists named Louisiana State University's student newspaper The Daily Reveille “Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper” Wednesday. But in what Daniel Reimold calls a “good news/bad news” situation, the paper lost ...

 

Judge sides with LSU in student editor's lawsuit seeking names of presidential candidates
Student Press Law Center
A student journalist seeking the names of Louisiana State University’s presidential candidates has lost her lawsuit against the university. A private search consultant hired by the school's private foundation handled the search ...

 

Vet School professor has been teaching there for 38 years
Daily Reveille
Dr. Fakhri Kareem Al-Bagdadi, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine associate professor, stands in front of microscopes April 29, 2013, in a laboratory at the school. Al-Bagdadi has been a professor at the University for nearly 40 years. ...

 

John Georges 'extremely proud' to own The Advocate
The Advocate
He later graduated from the Manship School of Journalism at LSU (now the Manship School of Mass Communications) and worked as a reporter with WBRZ. …

 

Battle for New Orleans on the journalism front
USA Today
Jerry Ceppos, dean of the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, warns that crossing county (or parish) lines has often proved problematic for newspapers. And, he points out, these two cities couldn't be more different. ...

 

Successfully fend off workplace fatigue
South County (Bixby, Okla.) Leader
A study conducted at Louisiana State University compared a trio of different work schedules for workers who used a computer. Those who took brief, frequent breaks were better at fighting fatigue and more productive at work than those who did not. ...

 

Our Views: Once the king, cotton declines
The Advocate
That striking date from LSU AgCenter economist John Westra is one of the findings from a new report on the boom that is caused on farms, but not because of a once-staple product like cotton. …

 

Louisiana leads U.S. in grading teacher training, but report cards are inconclusive
The Lens
George Noell, the Louisiana State University researcher who designed the evaluation system, said he is pleased that some of the lowest-performing programs are making improvements, although “across the whole spectrum, it’s not as clear the data ...