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LSU Computer Science Professor Uses AI/ML to Predict Coastal Flooding

More than half of the U.S. population lives in coastal watershed parishes or counties that generate 58 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product. These coastal communities and infrastructure are especially vulnerable to wind and flooding due to tropical storms, hurricanes, and heavy rainfall.

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Racism Series Season Four Opener to Highlight Activism Across Generations at LSU Reilly Center Event

Racism Series Season Four Opener to Highlight Activism Across Generations at LSU Reilly Center Event

Season four of “Racism: Dismantling the System” premieres Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 3:30 p.m. CT. The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will host the season opener, Activism Across Generations: The Fight for Civil Rights Then and Now.

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Under a Moon Spell: Shark Attacks Related to Lunar Phases

New research from LSU and the University of Florida suggests that more shark attacks occur during fuller phases of the moon.

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Discovery of Extreme Superflares On Recurrent Nova V2487 Oph

LSU Astronomer Professor Brad Schaefer and colleagues discovered that the Recurrent Nova V2487 Oph star has extreme superflares with the bursts more frequent and 100,000 times more powerful than any other known superflare star, in terms of energy per year.

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40 million-year-old fossil shark

40 Million-Year-Old Fossil Shark Named in Honor of LSU Collection Manager Suyin Ting

LSU Museum of Natural Science's Vertebrate Paleontology, or VP, Collections Manager Suyin Ting, was recently honored by having a 40-million-year-old extinct shark species named after her.

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Health Policy Research Scholar

Home to a RWJF Health Policy Research Scholar

Second year social work doctoral student Natasha M. Lee-Johnson has been selected for a competitive fellowship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as a Health Policy Research Scholar. She is the first person in Louisiana to receive this reputable fellowship.

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Dr. Catherine O’Neal from our Health and Medical Advisory Committee offers insight into our decision to lift the mask mandate and make other changes to our COVID-19 protocols.
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