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LSU student creates mental health hotline to combat stigmas in Black communities

Tai Lambert, a psychology major at LSU, founded the Black Mental Health Hotline (BMHH) to help increase access to counseling services for under-served communities.

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Students working in Psychology labs receive LSU Distinguished Undergraduate Researcher Award

Two undergraduate students from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Quinn Jones and Quyen Nguyen, received the LSU Distinguished Researcher Award for 2020! The Psychology Department extends congratulations to both of these students.

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Looking to Louisiana Communities for Good Ideas: A Grassroots Approach for How to Cope with the Pandemic

Frederick Weil, associate professor in the LSU Department of Sociology, has received a $106,668 RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a study on community cooperation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He and more than 50 LSU students begin in-depth interviews with families and community leaders this month to source novel solutions for how to meet basic needs in the midst of an unprecedented crisis. Their goal is to build a toolbox of ideas to help communities everywhere.

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Delivering Solutions: LSU Industrial Engineering Alumna Innovating at USPS

As a minority and a female, LSU Industrial Engineering alumna Jayda Malveaux has worked hard to excel in college and now as an operations industrial engineer for the U.S. Postal Service in New Orleans.

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LSU Board of Supervisors Approves Removal of Middleton Name from Library

During the June 19 meeting of the LSU Board of Supervisors, the board approved the recommendation to remove the name Troy H. Middleton from the main library at LSU.

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Julian T. White Mural Honors LSU’s First Black Professor

The LSU College of Art & Design commissioned the Julian T. White memorial mural to honor the university’s first African American professor. The college worked with The Walls Project and the White family to design the mural in the LSU Design Building atrium.

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2020 Love Purple Live Gold Awards Recognize Outstanding Students and Organizations

Student awards were announced online to celebrate excellence in campus involvement.

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