April 2015 News Releases

 

LSU Selects 2018 Homecoming Court

LSU has formally announced selections for the 2018 Homecoming Court. The court is comprised of 14 exceptional students that represent the sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduate classifications plus graduate, law, and veterinary school students, and many of the university's most dynamic student organizations.

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LSU ME Professor Uses Smartphone to Detect Breast Cancer Gene

With increasing demand and pressure on healthcare budgets, progressive initiatives are being taken to make healthcare more patient-centered, reliable, accessible, and affordable. Point-of-care devices have become a cost-efficient and feasible way for people to monitor their own health, as opposed to waiting weeks for expensive test results.

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LSU’s Manship School to Host Secretary of State Candidate Forum

Louisiana Secretary of State candidates will convene at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication to discuss their vision for office as part of LSU President King Alexander’s multiple-day Behind the Ballot Symposium Oct. 29 and 30. The Secretary of State Candidate Forum, slated for Oct. 29 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. is hosted by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School.

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LSU to Celebrate Grand Opening of New Nicholson Gateway Development on Oct. 12

LSU will cut the ribbon on Nicholson Gateway Development, its newly opened mixed-use development on a 28-acre site of the Nicholson Drive Corridor, between West Chimes Street and Skip Bertman Drive, on Friday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m.

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LSU to Host "Behind The Ballot," a Two-Day Symposium Exploring Influences on Voter Behavior Oct. 29-30

LSU will host "Behind the Ballot: Examining the Influences and Trends Driving Modern Elections" on Oct. 29-30. This event, held in conjunction with Geaux Vote, a non-partisan student organization with the goal of increasing student civic engagement, will feature scholars from the LSU family of campuses, Southern University, elected officials, community leaders, and others. The bipartisan event will take place at various locations across LSU's campus and is free and open to the public.

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Local Amphibian Shows Unique Resistance to Global Disease

Amphibian populations around the world are declining due to a skin disease caused by fungus. However, an amphibian commonly found in Louisiana, the three-toed amphiuma, has shown a resistance to the fungus, in a new study led by researchers at LSU.

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Military Veterans Encouraged to Apply for Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to be held at LSU in 2019

Military veterans with successful businesses are encouraged to apply for the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Military Veterans - Accelerate (EBV Accelerate). Delivered in three-phases, this program will be hosted by LSU Executive Education in early 2019.

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