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July 11, 2013

07/11/2013 12:00 AM

President King discusses future plans
Daily Reveille
Since last month’s retirement of William Jenkins, former interim LSU System president and chancellor, F. King Alexander has taken the reigns of the University. Alexander, former president of California State University …


New dean brings experience, aims to integrate HSE college
Daily Reveille
With the retiring of former dean Laura Lindsay, the University hired Damon Andrew, who spent five years at Troy University as chief administrative officer of the teaching, scholarly and service programs ...


‘Our  grieving space’
The Advocate
Facebook tells the stories of our lives. Now some people are using it to deal with death. “This has become our living room,” said Jensen Moore-Copple, an LSU assistant professor. “This has become our grieving space.” ...


Genetic variants that predict aggressive prostate cancers identified
Oncology Nurse Advisor
Prostate cancer accounts for 20% of all cancers and 9% of cancer deaths, explained a team of researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. ...


Fertile Grounds: University horticulturist keeps campus beautiful
Daily Reveille
Debbi Coltharp wiped her face as she tilled the pine-laden soil, Louisiana humidity causing streams of perspiration to race down her face. Her objective today: transplant a set of pink begonia flowers ...


Plants, flowers to be discussed at Crosby Arboretum
Hattiesburg (Miss.) American
Attendees should bring a note pad and pencil for lecture that will be led by Dr. Allen Owings, Louisiana State University horticulture professor. The lecture will last 1 1/2 hours. ...


Local students attend 4-H University
Opelousas Daily World
Local students got a chance to experience college life during the recent 4-H University held on the campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. ...