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July 15, 2013

07/15/2013 12:00 AM

'The Bone Lady' before it was cool
The Advocate
Manhein, a published author who serves as the director of LSU’s Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services Laboratory, was identifying skeletal remains to help solve missing person cases ...

 

Space-Time Loops May Explain Black Holes
Yahoo! News
"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 ...

 

Louisiana Seafood: Shrimp, crab catch mixed post BP oil spill, river diversions
New Orleans Times-Picayune
Julie Anderson, a Louisiana State University biologist who studies crab, also points to the longer winter in 2013 that might have kept crabs burrowed in the mud longer, conserving their energy and thereby not eating as much or growing as quickly. ...

 

Watergate journalist, author to give keynote at LSU Manship School's centennial celebration
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
Investigative journalist and author Carl Bernstein—who did the majority of the reporting on the Watergate scandal along with fellow Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward—has been tapped to deliver the keynote speech at a luncheon in October to mark the 100th anniversary of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication....

 

LSU’s Leadership U kicks off Monday
WAFB-TV
LSU Continuing Education’s Leadership U is a one-week residential camp on campus, beginning Monday, July 15, designed to excite and inspire high school students entering the tenth through twelfth grades ...

 

Exhibit spotlights past Art Melt 'Best of Shows'
The Advocate
Now this grouping is in the LSU Museum of Art, occupying an entire wall. Some may see a tornado rising from floor to ceiling, while for others it may evoke the flock of birds that filled Alfred Hitchcock’s movie frames. ...

 

Melt brings artists from all over La.
The Advocate
This year’s jurors are Jordana Pomeroy, executive director of the LSU Museum of Art; Susan Edwards, executive director and CEO of the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tenn.; and Jo-Anne Birnie Danzler, ..

 

Red, white and blue rule as BR enjoys the Fourth
The Advocate
Once again, the LSU Museum of Art’s red, white and blue soirée atop the Shaw Center for the Arts provided the best view around to watch the Fireworks on the Mississippi, which was sponsored by The Advocate and WBRZ-TV. ...

 

LSU Press Author Named Louisiana Poet Laureate
WAFB-TV
LSU Press Poet Ava Leavell Haymon was recently selected as Louisiana’s new poet laureate. She will serve a two-year term from 2013–2015. ...