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WWNO: What's the 'Loop Current' and how does it impact hurricanes? LSU professor answers our questions

With the hurricane season now upon us, experts are saying 2022 could see another above-average year of activity. NOAA is predicting the possibility of three to six major hurricanes.

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Louisiana Radio Network: LSU model predicts above-average storm count for 2022 hurricane season

LSU held a virtual media briefing on the eve of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season in anticipation of another active summer. Dr. Paul Miller, assistant professor of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, was instrumental in developing a new forecasting model.

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NEH: Four New Members Join the National Council on the Humanities

Four prominent scholars and leaders in the humanities were sworn in today as new members of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ advisory board, the National Council on the Humanities.

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Tech Xplore: Senior engineering students design ball launcher, painting device for teens with cerebral palsy

Since fall 2021, a team of five LSU Engineering seniors has worked on this capstone design project under the supervision of LSU Mechanical Engineering Instructor Dave Giurintano.

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Science: Bogs, lakebeds, and sea floors compete to become Anthropocene’s ‘golden spike’

If you had to pick one spot that best reflects when human activity became an Earth-shaping force, where would it be? Geoscientists will consider the question this month.

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NPR: NASA is bringing rocks back from Mars, but what if those samples contain alien life?

NASA is planning its first-ever mission to bring dirt and rocks from Mars back to Earth — but before that momentous event happens, the space agency needs to figure out exactly how to protect our home planet from any alien microbes that might hitch a ride.

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Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Dr. William F. Tate IV Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Dr. William F. Tate IV, president of Louisiana State University, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S). He is among 261 people who have been chosen to join the honorary learned society this year.

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