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July 10, 2013

07/10/2013 12:00 AM

Women In Politics: Coverage Focuses More on Personality Traits, Less on Issues, Study Finds
Huffington Post
When female candidates are running for office, is the media coverage different? Yes, according to new research led by Johanna Dunaway, an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Mass Communication of Louisiana State University. ...


Space-Time Loops May Explain Black Holes
"The loop means the fundamental excitations of space-time themselves are one-dimensional in nature," said Jorge Pullin, a physicist at Louisiana State University, who co-authored the new study ...


Ancient Underwater Forest: 50,000 Year-Old Swamp Discovered by Scuba Divers
Huffington Post
Harley was intrigued, and together with geographer Kristine DeLong of Louisiana State University, set out to discover the site's secrets. The research team created a sonar map of the area ....


CytRx Shares Spike on Trial Results
Los Angeles Business Journal
The trial, conducted in partnership with Louisiana State University, used animal tests. The results will be presented at an Amsterdam conference in September. ...


Art Melt Invitational examines 9 years of 'Best in Show' winners, opens Friday at LSU MOA
New Orleans Times-Picayune
"It's more to celebrate the past 10 years," said Fairleigh Cook Jackson, the director of museum advancement and associate director of development at LSU MOA and one of the event's organizers. ...


“Pop Quiz” column for July 10, 2013
The Advocate
The LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St., also is hosting an Art Melt retrospective, which will include the history of the event and feature work from past winners. The exhibit opens Friday and runs through Sept. 8. ...


Caffery Gallery gets the blues; wine gala to help Swine Palace
The Advocate
Tickets are still available for Swine Palace’s Wine Gala 2013, set for 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 11, in the Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive on the LSU campus. …


LSU grad earns finalist spot on BBC Cardif Singer of the World
New Orleans Times-Picayune
LSU graduate Daniela Mack received the once in a life experience of competing in the renowned BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition in Wales last month, garnering a spot as a finalist in the biennial event. …