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April 8, 2014

04/08/2014 12:00 AM

Louisiana students leave millions of dollars on the table for college, researchers say
NOLA.com
Louisiana students are missing out on millions of dollars for college because they don't complete a six-page financial aid form. Last year, only 50 percent of the state's high school seniors filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, according to a study released Monday by Tulane University's Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives.
 

Architects chosen for downtown Water Campus
The Advocate
Coleman Partners in Baton Rouge and global architecture firm Perkins+Will have been chosen to design the first building on the new Water Campus between downtown and LSU.
 

Architects selected to design first Water Campus building
NOLA.com
Developers for the Water Campus, Baton Rouge’s research hub that will bring together world-class scientists devoted to finding ways to restore and protect Louisiana’s shrinking coastline, recently selected Baton Rouge-based Coleman Partners Architects and global architect firm Perkins + Will to design its first building.
 

Entergy donates $1 million to school
The Daily Reveille
The College of Engineering announced a $1 million donation from Entergy Louisiana last Tuesday, according to a news release from the College of Engineering.
 

NASO powwow unites tribes, traditions
The Daily Reveille
Seated in a circle, men chant lyrics and drum rhythms in remarkable unison, echoing ancestors who did the same thing centuries before.
 

LSU gallery showing works of Huerta
The Advocate
The LSU School of Art’s Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Art Exhibition Gallery is showing “Written in the Wind: Recent Works by Benito Huerta” through Sunday, April 13.
 

Professor’s decades-long career rich in University, world history
The Daily Reveille
History professor Karl Roider has taught students Western civilization and other advanced history courses for 46 years, and at the end of this semester, he is set to retire.