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LSU Professor Zack Godshall Premieres New Documentary Film

"The Laughing Man," a feature documentary by LSU Creative Writing and Screen Arts professor Zack Godshall is set to premiere at the New Orleans Film Festival next month. Screenings will be held at the Broad Theater on Nov. 13 and 14 at 5:45 p.m. each night. The film will also be available to stream online via the festival platform from Nov. 5 - 22.

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LSU NCBRT/ACE Chosen for Department of Justice Cooperative Agreement Award

The LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Training/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education (LSU NCBRT/ACE) has received a one-year, $99,985 cooperative agreement award from the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Corrections.

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LSU College of Science Joins Local Healthcare Institutions to Provide Immersive Educational Experiences

In anticipation of the new era in healthcare, LSU College of Science has partnered with the Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and the LSU Health Sciences Center-Baton Rouge, the home to residency training programs in emergency medicine, internal medicine, psychiatry and obstetrics and gynecology.

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LSU Biological Engineering and Chemical Engineering Team Studying Drug Resistance in ER+ Breast Cancer Cells

Estrogen receptor-positive, or ER+, breast cancer is the most common type of breast cancer diagnosed today. When someone has ER+ breast cancer, the cancer cells’ growth is facilitated by the estrogen receptor. In breast cancer, hormone receptors – proteins located in and around breast cells – signal cancerous cells to grow uncontrollably, resulting in a tumor.

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LSU Reilly Center Event to Explore Educational Inequity, Feature A.P. Tureaud Jr.

"The Great Equalizer? How Policy Cemented Educational Inequity” will discuss how landmark Supreme Court rulings in the Plessy v. Ferguson and, subsequently, Brown v. Board of Education cases continue to shape the values of the American education system on Oct. 26.

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New Study Shows Environmental and Social Factors Contribute to Higher Rates of Pneumonia in Children

A new study led by researchers in the LSU Superfund Research Program demonstrates that children who are exposed to a certain type of environmental air pollution are more likely to contract community acquired pneumonia and to be hospitalized for longer periods of time.

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How Has Scientific Agreement on the Anthropogenic Nature of Climate Change Evolved in 10 Years?

The growing consensus among climate scientists about how human activity is impacting the climate is documented in a new paper by LSU geologists published in Environmental Research Letters.

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