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June 10, 2013

06/10/2013 12:00 AM

LSU Board approves new student fees
The Advocate
The LSU Board of Supervisors agreed Friday to charge students a number of extra fees aimed mostly at addressing some of the $450 million in deferred maintenance on campus buildings. ...

 

Board authorizes Alexander, votes to dissolve School of Human Ecology
Daily Reveille
The University Board of Supervisors on Thursday unanimously authorized President F. King Alexander to act on behalf of the Board as well as take on the duties of former Interim President and Chancellor William Jenkins. ...

 

LSU board approves increasing building lease payment
Lafayette Advertiser
The LSU Board of Supervisors Friday approved paying more than double what it has been paying since 1994 for leasing a building adjacent to the state-owned LSU Medical Center in Shreveport. ...

 

Scientists capture footage of giant deep-sea fish off Gulf of Mexico in first of its kind HD video
New York Daily News
Mark C. Benfield, a professor of oceanography at Louisiana State University, was one of 14 to 16 scientists floating above the ROV that August when one of them yelled out for their camera to stop. ...

 

Lights, camera, safety?
The Advocate
A team of LSU researchers led by Supratik Mukhopadhyay, an assistant professor in LSU's Computer Science Department, has designed a system to do just that. ...

 

Losing a landmark
The Advocate
Locked behind a rusted gate in the shadow of Death Valley lies an abandoned piece of LSU history. The Huey P. Long Pool once provided a place where students gathered to escape the classrooms. ...

 

Animal shelter considering move to LSU campus
The Advocate
The East Baton Rouge parish animal shelter could find a new home on LSU’s campus across from the School of Veterinary Medicine within the next few years. ...

 

LSU nursing students provide support for grandparents group
The Advocate
For a dozen years, LSU nursing students have learned something about helping others by working with the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group. Inspired by the stories from the grandparents, pre-nursing students ...

 

Website appeal may be landmark
The Advocate
Erin Coyle, assistant professor at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, said Hanna could have sought a more “narrowly construed” method of ensuring that the court and the trial had access to an impartial jury. ...

 

SHSU chooses new Fine Arts, Mass Communications dean
Huntsville (Texas) Item
A graduate of the doctoral program at Louisiana State University, Shields played a key role in building internal and external support for the arts at BGSU, including the opening of a new performing arts center in 2012, ...

 

Constitutional protections are not absolute
Lafayette Advertiser
But as it turns out, inmates do not have unfettered First Amendment rights, said John Devlin, a law professor at the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law School, especially when it comes to media interviews. ...

 

Diverse Docket: LSU Police Major’s Discrimination Case Permitted for Trial
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
A Louisiana State University police major who was passed over for promotion to chief can pursue her gender discrimination and retaliation claims, a federal appeals court says. ...

 

Pineville grad earns $5K scholarship
Alexandria Town Talk
Walleser plans to attend Louisiana State University in the fall and major in Mechanical Engineering. She maintained straight A's for three consecutive years at Pineville, receiving an Academic Letter and the highest English score …