Recent LSU News

Former LSU football star and Super Bowl Champion Tyrann Mathieu to speak at LSU in April

Former LSU football star and Super Bowl Champion Tyrann Mathieu to speak at LSU in April

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.

Paul Coreil

LSUA’s Coreil Inducted to Louisiana Ag Center Hall of Distinction

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

SEC Announces Dr. Graça Vicente Wins 2022 Faculty Achievement Award for LSU

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.

Ryan Scott

LSU Student Competing on “Wheel of Fortune” College Week

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.

Giving Day 2022

LSU Giving Day 2022 is March 23, Raised Nearly $2.1 Million in 2021

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.

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Army Tapped LSU to Understand Deltaic Change, Future-Proof U.S. National Defense

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.

Mingxuan Sun

LSU's Mingxuan Sun Working to Address Discrimination in AI/ML Systems

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.

Parking Lot

Find Parking on LSU's Campus with ParkZen App

Manos Chatzopoulos, assistant professor of Physics & Astronomy, has developed a free smartphone app to assist drivers in locating available parking on campus.

Announcing the Distinguished Research Masters and Distinguished Dissertation Award Recipients

Announcing the Distinguished Research Masters and Distinguished Dissertation Award Recipients

LSU Office of Research & Economic Development honors the exceptional research and scholarship of two LSU faculty as Distinguished Research Masters each year.

Military Sciences

LSU Announces Strategy and Commitment to Become Leader in Cybersecurity, Military Studies

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 SEC Universities Maintain Elite Carnegie Research Status

All 14 SEC Universities Maintain Elite Carnegie Research Status

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.

Hydrogen Hub

LSU to Support Tri-State Hydrogen Hub

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.

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LSU to Announce Initiatives That Will Reimagine the Future of Defense

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 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.

LSU Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Hunter Gilbert

LSU Mechanical Engineering Professor Gilbert Designs 'Soft' Robot for NASA

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.