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June 25, 2013

06/25/2013 12:00 AM

Jindal cuts 2013-14 budget
Monroe News-Star
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration has laid out plans to strip $46 million in state funds from next year’s budget, largely from higher education and health services, to finish balancing the spending plans as required by lawmakers. ...


NOAA Predicts Record-Setting Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico this Summer
University Herald
UM and Louisiana State University (LSU), with help from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), developed the annual forecast that predicts an extra large dead zone. ...


Effects of BP oil spill studied on oysters
Fish Info & Services
Jerome La Peyre, who specializes in oyster diseases in the Louisiana State University (LSU) AgCenter School of Animal Sciences, is examining the effect of the oil by looking at biomarkers used to gauge oyster health. ...


LSU, BRCC Bridge Program kicks off Wednesday
Louisiana State University (LSU) and Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) are gearing up to welcome their first cohort of students participating in the Tiger Bridge Program, during a day-long orientation to be held on Wednesday, June 26. ...


Open house focuses on storm prep
The Advocate
The LSU AgCenter’s LaHouse Home and Landscape Resource Center will showcase hurricane and flood-hardy features for homes at an open house on July 27. ...


Student Government pledges more transparency, availability
Daily Reveille
While many University students are enjoying days on the beach and soaking in the summer fun, Student Government will remain on campus in an attempt to better itself for the upcoming semester. Hill Memorial Library is featuring a gallery ...


Exhibit details Louisiana family's history
Daily Reveille
While the name Edward Gay might be relatively unknown outside of the University’s family housing, an on-campus exhibition is trying to put a face behind the name. ...


LSU Mobile Classroom coming to Delcambre
The Iberia Industrial Development Foundation (IDF) is pleased to announce representatives from LSU's Business & Technology Center will be presenting free seminars focused on small business financing, marketing, customer service …