The LSU STEM Alumni Connect is the first event of its kind, and showcased LSU alumni who are pursuing doctorates and post-doctoral training at various universities across the country. This unique forum provided an ideal setting for faculty recruitment and diversification opportunities.
Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives; Boyd Professor and Philip W. West Professor of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry; and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor Isaiah Warner speaks at the STEM Alumni Connect Event.
President & Chancellor F. King Alexander spoke at a special event designed to connect the LSU community with alumni in the science, technology, engineering and math disciplines, or STEM. The LSU STEM Alumni Connect was held Feb. 12-13 and was hosted by LSU’s Office of Strategic Initiatives.
LSU Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College and College of Science senior Zachary Fitzpatrick has been awarded a 2015 Gates Cambridge Scholarship. This award will allow him to pursue a fully funded Master of Philosophy degree in clinical science, with a specialization in rare diseases, at the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.
On Thursday, Feb. 5, LSU Dining hosted the Celebrity Chef Series, featuring world-renown chef, Chef Bal Arneson. The LSU community was invited to stop by the 459 Commons dining hall and sample Chef Bal’s cuisine and had the opportunity to meet her.