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LSU Among the Top 100 Universities Worldwide Granted U.S. Utility Patents

LSU Among the Top 100 Universities Worldwide Granted U.S. Utility Patents

LSU is ranked among the top 100 universities granted U.S. patents in the world.

Plaisance Receives Prestigious DOE Early Career Award

Plaisance Receives Prestigious DOE Early Career Award

LSU Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Craig Plaisance was recently named one of 83 scientists to receive the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program award.

LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Offers Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Offers Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

The LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute (SEI) will hold the 2021 Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs on Saturdays from July 24 – August 28, 2021, at the Southern University Law Center. This joint initiative of SEI and the City of Baton Rouge consists of a six-week training program and follow-up consulting projects for local disadvantaged entrepreneurs.

LSU Doctor of Design Candidate Nasrin Iravani Participates in London Art Biennale 2021

LSU Doctor of Design Candidate Nasrin Iravani Participates in London Art Biennale 2021

Nasrin Iravani, Doctor of Design candidate, has been selected to have her art featured in the London Art Biennale 2021 award exhibition that gathers contemporary art from all around the world. The exhibition, held at the historic Chelsea Old Town Hall in London, UK, June 30- July 4, 2021 will show the work of over 400 international artists representing countries from across the globe.

MEDIA BRIEFING: LSU Hurricane & Extreme Weather Experts

MEDIA BRIEFING: LSU Hurricane & Extreme Weather Experts

LSU has the foremost extreme weather phenomena experts in the world who are available to provide context, insight and analysis for reporters covering hurricanes, cyclones, heavy rain events, wildfires and other extremes as well as forecasting and trends.

Gov. Edwards Welcomes Students Selected for The 2021 Lamar Governor’s Fellowship Program in Louisiana Government

Gov. Edwards Welcomes Students Selected for The 2021 Lamar Governor’s Fellowship Program in Louisiana Government

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the 14 college students who have been chosen to participate in the fourth annual Lamar Governor’s Fellowship Program in Louisiana Government. This is an opportunity for the students to gain firsthand knowledge about the development and implementation of public policy as well as the state’s rich history and current affairs of Louisiana government. The bipartisan program is a partnership with Louisiana’s Office of the Governor, the Lamar family, Louisiana State University, Southern University and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.

Lively Named Louisiana Sea Grant Executive Director

Lively Named Louisiana Sea Grant Executive Director

LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources Associate Professor and Sea Grant Fisheries Specialist Julie Anderson Lively has been named the new executive director of the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program. She will begin her appointment July 1.

2021 'Dead Zone' May Remain Two and a Half Times Larger than the Goal Established in 2001

2021 'Dead Zone' May Remain Two and a Half Times Larger than the Goal Established in 2001

A recent forecast of the size of the "Dead Zone" in the northern Gulf of Mexico for late July 2021 is that it will cover 4,761 square-miles of the bottom of the continental shelf off Louisiana and Texas. This projection is two and half times larger than the goal established 20 years ago.

University Lakes Project Launches Community-focused Digital Engagement Site, Social Media

University Lakes Project Launches Community-focused Digital Engagement Site, Social Media

University Lakes Project LLC invites community participation in the University Lakes Project - a design and construction effort to implement the Baton Rouge Lakes Master Plan - via its new website and social media pages

Underwater Ancient Cypress Forest Offers Clues to the Past

Underwater Ancient Cypress Forest Offers Clues to the Past

LSU marine geologist and paleoclimatologist Kristine DeLong's research reveals new information about the ancient trees that she exhumed from about 8 miles offshore in 60 feet of water.

LSU MBA Graduate Leads Advertising Technology for Amazon

LSU MBA Graduate Leads Advertising Technology for Amazon

LSU Flores MBA graduate Dave Zimmer might have a background in engineering, but he is working to transform media through his job at Amazon.

2021 Hurricane Season: LSU Hurricane Experts Available

2021 Hurricane Season: LSU Hurricane Experts Available

LSU has a number of experts available to discuss topics related to storm preparedness, climate, economic impacts, recovery efforts and more during the 2021 hurricane season. Please check here as this list will be updated. To schedule interviews, contact 225-578-5685/eballa1@lsu.edu or 225-578-3870/asatake@lsu.edu.

LSU Researchers Study Baton Rouge Barred Owls

LSU Researchers Study Baton Rouge Barred Owls

LSU researchers are conducting a study on these large, charismatic nocturnal native birds to learn more about where they live and roam and what they do. So far, the researchers have caught and released about 50 Barred Owls in the Baton Rouge area.

Video Game and Extended Reality Sector Seeks Highly Skilled LSU Digital Media Arts and Engineering Graduates

Video Game and Extended Reality Sector Seeks Highly Skilled LSU Digital Media Arts and Engineering Graduates

LSU alumni employed at Baton Rouge-based King Crow Studios will be working on a new $6.5 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to continue to develop B-52 virtual reality training programs for U.S. Air Force pilots.

Making History: LSU Students Awarded Record Number of National Scholarships and Fellowships

Making History: LSU Students Awarded Record Number of National Scholarships and Fellowships

This school year, a record number of LSU students received national scholarships and recognitions, and one group of students are even set up to go even further by lining up LSU to be the first university in the world to put technology on the moon. From Baton Rouge to the moon, LSU students are breaking records and making history with scholarships, fellowships and research recognitions.