Recent LSU News
Tyrann Mathieu, former LSU football star and Super Bowl Champion, will speak Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 7 p.m. at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center, or PMAC.
Three icons of Louisiana agriculture were inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction during a ceremony at L’Auberge Hotel in Baton Rouge on March 24.
Graça Vicente, Boyd Professor of Chemistry in the College of Science, has been named winner of the 2022 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for Louisiana State University, the SEC announced on Thursday.
Computer science senior Ryan Scott will spin the wheel and try to solve the puzzles on "Wheel of Fortune." The Baton Rouge native is a longtime fan of the television show and called it an eye-opening experience.
Wednesday, March 23, is LSU Giving Day 2022, a virtual fundraising event co-hosted by the LSU Foundation, LSU Alumni Association and Tiger Athletic Foundation online at geauxgive.lsu.edu. LSU Giving Day 2022, with an intergalactic theme of Geaux BEYOND!, prioritizes capital and infrastructure funds, excellence and innovation funds and scholarships.
When the U.S. Army needed to understand how climate change will affect the so-called “critical zone”—the thin land surface layer comprised of vegetation, soils, and sediments—to improve their own planning and secure people, equipment, and infrastructure, they turned to LSU.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies play an increasing role in our society today, including in high-stakes decision-making systems like lending decisions, employment screenings, and criminal justice sentencing.
Manos Chatzopoulos, assistant professor of Physics & Astronomy, has developed a free smartphone app to assist drivers in locating available parking on campus.
LSU Office of Research & Economic Development honors the exceptional research and scholarship of two LSU faculty as Distinguished Research Masters each year.
LSU's eight campuses join forces with private industry, federal and state law enforcement, military, and other partners to accelerate cybersecurity and defense studies at LSU, strengthen and grow its ROTC program, develop a new generation of talent and technology, build a Cyber-Military Corridor on campus, and position LSU as a leading cyber and defense institution for state- and nation-wide impact.
All 14 member universities in the Southeastern Conference have maintained their status as doctoral universities with the highest level of research activity, as designated by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, the SEC announced on Wednesday.
The Governors of Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas released a joint announcement that the three states have entered into a bipartisan partnership "to establish a regional hub for development, production and use of clean hydrogen as fuel and manufacturing feedstock." Key to this relationship is the collaboration of the states' top research universities.
On Wednesday, March 16, LSU President William F. Tate IV, along with other LSU and state leaders, will announce efforts focused on advancing the defense priority of the Scholarship First Agenda for LSU.
LSU Manship School of Mass Communication to Induct Four Celebrated Communicators into 2022 Hall of Fame
LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will honor the accomplishments of four distinguished mass communication professionals as they are inducted into the Manship School Hall of Fame at its annual gala on March 31, 2022. The celebration was postponed in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic.
Hard, cold metal is usually what comes to mind when one imagines a robot. While these rigid automatons have their advantages, researchers are now exploring “soft” or continuum robots that can provide flexibility and compliance where traditional robots cannot. One such researcher is LSU Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Hunter Gilbert.