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Cornerstone: The News Room

The Statehouse Bureau of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication brings journalism and political communication students—the thought leaders of our future—to the front of the line, covering Louisiana politics and the Legislature, interviewing politicians and delivering real-time news. In just three years, the Statehouse Bureau has produced 1,000 stories for more than 40 media outlets across the state and nationally. Its stories have been picked up by Politico, USA Today and National Public Radio.

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Business Students Chosen to Attend Securities America Conference

Five students from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business were among those selected for Securities America’s Link to the Future scholarship which will enable them to attend the organization’s national conference to be held in New Orleans, June 3-6.

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LSU Art History Professor Darius Spieth to Give Talk at Louvre

Upon invitation by the Amis du Louvre, LSU art history professor Darius A. Spieth will present research on Jean-Baptiste Pierre Lebrun at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France on May 28.

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Fire & Fashion: PETE Alumna Designs Line of FRC Coveralls

The saying goes that when one door closes, another opens. In the case of LSU Engineering alumna Jaime Glas, however, one door leads to another door that leads to another door with none closing behind her.

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New Poetry Collection Reckons with Captain Cook’s Voyages to Tahiti

Deeply researched and deeply felt, Passing Worlds: Tahiti in the Era of Captain Cook is a poetic reimagining of the first encounters of Europeans and Tahitians during the historic voyages of Captain James Cook. Although the expeditions brought back impressive stores of knowledge and new plant and animal specimens, those scientific rewards came at a high human cost. Examining both imperialism and exploration, Holmes illuminates the cultural exchanges, clashes, miscommunications, and friendships that developed during these European sojourns, including the Tahitians’ impressions of their strange visitors, the ways the British played into island politics, and how the “discovery” of Tahiti—with its easy life, absence of poverty, and liberal sexuality—influenced European ideas.

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2018 Annual Physics & Astronomy Awards

The 43rd Annual Dean Arthur R. Choppin Honors Convocation took place on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in which students, faculty and staff were recognized for academic excellence, commitment to research, and extraordinary achievements.

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LSU Marketing Students Receive Pi Sigma Epsilon Awards

Marketing students from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business left the 2018 Pi Sigma Epsilon National Convention with industry insights, professional contacts and several prestigious awards. Pi Sigma Epsilon is a professional fraternity for students and practitioners in marketing and sales management.

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