The LSU Rural Life Museum, located within Burden Museum & Gardens on Perkins Road, provides and sustains a publicly accessible center that preserves the landscapes and vernacular architecture of Louisiana and the Lower Mississippi River Valley.
Located on property donated to LSU by Ione, Steele, Pike and Jeanette Burden, the Rural Life Museum services to both educate and entertain students and visitors of all ages.
LSU President & Chancellor F. King Alexander, along with Student Government President John Woodard, hosted a breakfast honoring the LSU Discover Scholars for their undergraduate research achievements.
Hundreds of American white pelicans descended upon the LSU Lakes this week, making for quite a visual for those driving, walking, running or riding around the lakes.
The pelicans, which can weigh as much as 30 pounds with up to nine-foot wingspans, use the lakes as an annual resting spot during their migration south toward warmer climates for the winter months.