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Flores MBA Program Lands in Top 15 on College Consensus Best No-GMAT MBA Programs 2022 Ranking

Flores MBA Program Lands in Top 15 on College Consensus Best No-GMAT MBA Programs 2022 Ranking

College Consensus, a unique college review aggregator, ranked LSU’s Flores MBA Program 14 on its Best No-GMAT MBA Programs 2022 ranking. Inclusion on this list tells prospective students that the Flores MBA Program is not only a top Consensus-ranked school, but it also recognizes the changing needs of students today.

Experts to Explore Role of Media, Technology as Supportive Tools in Domestic Violence Situations in LSU Reilly Center Roundtable

Experts to Explore Role of Media, Technology as Supportive Tools in Domestic Violence Situations in LSU Reilly Center Roundtable

The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, in partnership with the LSU Women’s Center and the Lighthouse Program, will host Supporting Survivors: The Role of Media and Technology, a roundtable discussion focused on understanding the role media and technology play in domestic violence situations on Oct. 13.

LSU Communication Sciences & Disorders Professor Receives Early Career Award

LSU Communication Sciences & Disorders Professor Receives Early Career Award

Julie Schneider, assistant professor in the LSU Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, was recently selected as an award recipient of the 2021 Small Grants Program for Early Career Scholars from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD).

Americans Take Precautions Against COVID-19, Except Where Most Needed

Americans Take Precautions Against COVID-19, Except Where Most Needed

Preliminary data from a recent study of over 10,000 Americans conducted by researchers at LSU and University of Wisconsin-River Falls reveals new information on how people are responding to COVID-19.

Child and Family Studies Program Receives CFLE Designation

Child and Family Studies Program Receives CFLE Designation

We are pleased to announce that the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) has approved the Child and Family Studies undergraduate program at LSU as offering coursework that meets the standards and criteria required for the provisional Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation. The Academic Program Review (APR) Committee has reviewed our program and determined that it includes an internship and course work that adequately covers the 10 Family Life Education (FLE) content areas required for the CFLE designation.

Coastal Roots

Raising Coastal Stewards

Hundreds of miles of marshes and barrier islands buffer the state from the Gulf of Mexico. These vast, wild wetlands protect people, homes, and businesses on the coast as well as inland.

Louisiana Changemakers Awarded LSU Reilly Center Grants to Move Forward with Community Collaborative Projects

Louisiana Changemakers Awarded LSU Reilly Center Grants to Move Forward with Community Collaborative Projects

Four Louisiana public projects were awarded $5,000 grants to implement community projects following their participation in the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs’ inaugural capacity building program, The Community Collaborative: By the Community, For the Community.

Can Machine Learning Lead to Cleaner Water and More Energy-Efficient Ionic Separations?

Can Machine Learning Lead to Cleaner Water and More Energy-Efficient Ionic Separations?

U.S. Department of Energy Invests $1.5 million in LSU researchers to develop a smarter approach to ionic separations, which are important for water treatment, resource recovery and energy production.

Craig Colten

LSU Geographer Receives Rachel Carson Center Fellowship

LSU Department of Geography & Anthropology Professor Emeritus Craig Colten has received a Landhaus Fellowship from the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich, Germany.

LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts Names Tara Houston Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts Names Tara Houston Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

LSU School of Theatre Assistant Professor of Scenic Design Tara Houston will become the new associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion in the College of Music & Dramatic Arts on Oct. 4.

LSU, Delaware to Develop Chemical Manufacturing Processes Using CO2 Feedstocks and Renewable Energy

LSU, Delaware to Develop Chemical Manufacturing Processes Using CO2 Feedstocks and Renewable Energy

Each day, many of the products we use, whether we know it or not, are produced from natural gas or crude oil using carbon- and energy-intensive processes. But what if we could make those same products using CO2, thereby drastically reducing or even eliminating our carbon footprint? That is the ultimate goal of a project being conducted by researchers from LSU and the University of Delaware, thanks to a four-year, $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or NSF EPSCOR, program.

LSU Welcome Week

LSU Shatters Records with Fall Enrollment, Quality of Incoming Class

LSU has broken the record for the most accomplished, largest and most diverse freshman class in university history.

LSU and Guild Education Partner to Provide Stackable Credentials and Degrees to Working Adult Learners

LSU and Guild Education Partner to Provide Stackable Credentials and Degrees to Working Adult Learners

Employees at several major U.S. companies can now earn a fully funded degree from LSU.

LSU Electrical & Computer Engineering Professor Develops Contact-Tracing Mobile App

LSU Electrical & Computer Engineering Professor Develops Contact-Tracing Mobile App

LSU Electrical & Computer Engineering Professor Lu Peng and a team of ECE undergraduate and graduate students have developed a COVID-19 contact-tracing mobile app that notifies the user if he or she has come into contact with someone who has recently tested positive for the virus.

LSU Innovation Park Tenant Tigeraire Becomes First Louisiana Startup to Raise Seed Funding from Global Top 50 Venture Capital Firm

LSU Innovation Park Tenant Tigeraire Becomes First Louisiana Startup to Raise Seed Funding from Global Top 50 Venture Capital Firm

Tigeraire, a tech startup at LSU Innovation Park, recently announced that General Catalyst, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm behind Venmo, Stripe, Airbnb and TikTok, has signed as their lead investor making Tigeraire the first company in the history of the state of Louisiana to attract seed funding from a global top 50 venture capital firm.