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Award-Winning Documentary Series "Viewpoint" with Dennis Quaid Highlights LSU’s Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College

LSU’s Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College was selected by The Viewpoint Project to be featured in their upcoming segment “Leaders in the Future of Higher Education and the Role of the Honors College.”

Military Historian to Deliver Lecture on the Strategic Superiority of Modern Commercial Powers

Military Historian to Deliver Lecture on the Strategic Superiority of Modern Commercial Powers

Professor Paul Rahe of Hillsdale College will deliver a lecture on "Seapower Over Landpower? Nicholas Barbon, Montesquieu, and the Strategic Superiority of Modern Commerical Powers" on Monday, Sept. 27, at 3:30 p.m. The lecture will take place in the Sternberg Salon at the French House and will be available simultaneously via Zoom. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Voegelin Institute. Please visit the Voegelin events page for Zoom registration.

Construction Management Faculty Research Next-Gen Learning Environment

Construction Management Faculty Research Next-Gen Learning Environment

How will emerging technologies impact the next-generation learning environment, particularly as it applies to architecture, engineering, and construction engineering education?

LSU Reilly Center’s ‘Racism: Dismantling the System’ Season Opener To Cover Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander Racism

LSU Reilly Center’s ‘Racism: Dismantling the System’ Season Opener To Cover Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander Racism

Racism experienced in Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities is highlighted in the first episode of the LSU Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs’ “Racism: Dismantling the System” virtual series on Tuesday, Sept. 28.

LSU Coast & Environment Researcher Working to Improve Climate Change Impact Forecasts for Marine Ecosystems

LSU Coast & Environment Researcher Working to Improve Climate Change Impact Forecasts for Marine Ecosystems

A new international study that includes research from LSU found that higher resolution data are critical to predict how ocean warming will impact various marine species and ecosystems.

New Model by LSU Researchers Could Help Predict Gulf of Mexico Hurricanes

New Model by LSU Researchers Could Help Predict Gulf of Mexico Hurricanes

Researchers at LSU have determined a way to forecast rough hurricane seasons in the Gulf of Mexico by looking at atmospheric temperatures in spring.

Notre Dame Law Professor to Deliver Constitution Day Lecture on Criminal Procedure and the Supreme Court

Notre Dame Law Professor to Deliver Constitution Day Lecture on Criminal Procedure and the Supreme Court

Professor Stephen Smith of the University of Notre Dame Law School will be delivering LSU's Constitution Day lecture on Tuesday, September 21, from 3:00-4:30 p.m. "Criminal Procedure and the Roberts Court" is his topic, and two LSU faculty members will serve as discussants. The program will be held in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center and will also be made available via Zoom (click here to register for Zoom). This event is sponsored by the Eric Voegelin Institute and is free and open to the public.

LSU President William F. Tate IV Invited to the White House to Share LSU's COVID Protocol Success

LSU President William F. Tate IV Invited to the White House to Share LSU's COVID Protocol Success

LSU President William F. Tate IV has been invited to the White House to brief President Joe Biden and his COVID Response Team on the success of LSU's COVID-19 mitigation strategies.

What Happens When a Newspaper’s Opinion Page Ignores National Politics? New Research Finds More Local News Can Bring People Together

What Happens When a Newspaper’s Opinion Page Ignores National Politics? New Research Finds More Local News Can Bring People Together

A Q&A with LSU Assistant Professor of Political Communication Joshua Darr about his new research.

FIREStarter: LSU Partners with Louisiana State Police, Industry to Train Hundreds of New Cybersecurity Professionals, Deploy Cyber Range with State Support

FIREStarter: LSU Partners with Louisiana State Police, Industry to Train Hundreds of New Cybersecurity Professionals, Deploy Cyber Range with State Support

Louisiana Board of Regents has invested in LSU's broad workforce development effort to rapidly train more cybersecurity professionals through an initiative called FIREStarter.

LSU Announces the 2021 LSU 100 and LSU ROARING 10

LSU Announces the 2021 LSU 100 and LSU ROARING 10

SU announces the list of the Eleventh Annual LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses. The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that identifies, recognizes, and celebrates the 100 fastest growing LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses in the world. To be considered for the list, companies must apply each year. From all of the companies that apply for the LSU100 the ROARING 10 list recognizes and celebrates the ten highest revenue-generating LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses. The company rankings on both the LSU 100 and the ROARING 10 lists will be revealed in October 2021.

New State Geologist and Louisiana Geological Survey Director Clare Falcon Begins Sept. 20

New State Geologist and Louisiana Geological Survey Director Clare Falcon Begins Sept. 20

Clare Falcon will become the new state geologist of Louisiana and director of the Louisiana Geological Survey, or LGS, on Sept. 20. She brings more than 25 years of professional geoscience experience, most of which has been in industry, to the state leadership position.

LSU Mechanical Engineering Professor Studies Tissue-Freezing Processes

LSU Mechanical Engineering Professor Studies Tissue-Freezing Processes

For most Americans, four hours equates to half a workday or an afternoon of binge-watching TV. But for 106,764 women, men, and children waiting for an organ transplant, those 240 minutes are a matter of life and death.

LSU to Host First Virtual SEC Emerging Scholars Workshop

LSU to Host First Virtual SEC Emerging Scholars Workshop

Louisiana State University will host the first SEC Emerging Scholars Career Preparation Workshop in a virtual format September 29-30, the SEC announced on Wednesday. LSU was selected by the SEC Provosts to lead in organizing the event.

Bella Bowman Foundation Teams Up with LSU on Pediatric Cancer Research

Bella Bowman Foundation Teams Up with LSU on Pediatric Cancer Research

Today, on Bella’s birthday, the Bella Bowman Foundation presents a, $75,000 pledge to the LSU-Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Dr. Charles M. Smith Medical and Health Physics Program to support a portion of the next phase of a research study to understand rare but potentially fatal side effects following cancer therapy, including radiation necrosis—the death of healthy tissues.