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June 3, 2013

06/03/2013 12:00 AM

Our Views: LSU should open records
The Advocate
LSU general counsel Shelby McKenize said that LSU officials have “a moral obligation” to keep the public from knowing who else was considered in the job search that led to the recent approval of F. King Alexander …


Stonewalling transparency
Monroe News-Star
The LSU Board of Supervisors has voted to appeal a judge’s ruling that requires the university system to turn over names of three dozen candidates considered during its presidential search. ...


More Public Colleges Opt for Closed Searches
Chronicle of Higher Education
F. King Alexander, departing leader of California State U. at Long Beach, was recently named sole finalist in a controversial closed search at Louisiana State U. ...


Are black holes portals to other universes?
New Delhi (India) Indian Express
Physicists Rodolfo Gambini of University of the Republic in Montevideo, Uruguay, and Jorge Pullin of Louisiana State University have applied the theory of Loop Quantum Gravity (LQG) to a simplified black hole. ...


After 15-year drug addiction, Central La. native graduates from LSU
Alexandria Town Talk
Nineteen years later, the 36-year-old graduated May 17 with a bachelor's degree in business from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. What took her so long? …


Music heard, felt at School of Art's summer exhibition
The Advocate
She also developed the project, “The Summer of Blues: Music, Art and All That Jazz,” in which the gallery joins the Louisiana Art & Science Museum and the LSU Museum of Art in showing blues- and jazz-themed exhibits. ...


Students in some health programs feeling state budget tightening for helping graduate studies
Columbus (Ind.)  Republic
Because Arkansas has no veterinary school, McFadden, a recent University of Arkansas at Fayetteville graduate, accepted a spot in Louisiana State University's program, which carries a cost of about $48,000 a year in tuition …