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June 13, 2013

06/13/2013 12:00 AM

Alexander discusses initial plans for president position
Daily Reveille
Incoming LSU President F. King Alexander will be taking office at the end of this month, and he’s been preparing to take on the position by monitoring University and state legislative actions. ...


Experts predict more aggressive hurricane season
Daily Reveille
Barry Keim, University geography and anthropology professor and state climatologist, said there are two major indicators experts use to predict how busy a hurricane season will be ...


New teacher performance ranks high
Shreveport Times
Although LSU-Baton Rouge did not enlist in the certification plan, it still is graduating high-quality teachers who have a high passing rate of Praxis, the nationally recognized teacher certification test. ...


Study: Louisiana’s teacher training redesign works
Lafayette Advertiser
Burns said one reason for the improved performance is that when the teacher education program was redesigned, each campus, except for LSU-BR, began requiring that students enrolled in the programs have to meet ...


The $50 billion boom
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
The renaissance is likewise affecting companies in the business incubator at the Louisiana Business & Technology Center's Innovation Park. Executive Director Charlie D'Agostino says startup firms …


'The Bone Lady' of LSU to speak in Shreveport on forensic anthropology
Red River Radio
Manhein head’s up LSU's Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services Laboratory. She also directs Louisiana’s repository for missing and unidentified people – a database of 250 unsolved cases. ...


Author and Forensic Anthropologist Mary Manhein to visit library
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Manhein is the director of the LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services (FACES) Lab and is widely known as “The Bone Lady”. Her recognized expertise continually prompts interviews on national news ...


Henry Gray, Quiana Lynell to play free shows in honor of music-inspired art exhibitions
New Orleans Times-Picayune
Henry Gray will perform in the lobby of the Manship Theatre, and Quiana Lynell & the Lush Life will play in the LSU Museum of Art. ...