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LSU to Use $9.4 Million in COVID Relief Funding to Aid Students Affected by Pandemic

LSU is using more than $9.4 million it receives in federal COVID-19 relief funds to directly support thousands of students who have been impacted by the pandemic. The funds are part of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II, or HEERF II, monies provided to the university.

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LSU Honors, Manship Junior Awarded 2021 Truman Scholarship

LSU junior Mia LeJeune, a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, is one of 62 college students nationwide to join the 2021 cohort of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation's prestigious annual fellowship. LeJeune was selected from a pool of 845 candidates nominated by 328 colleges and universities - a record number of applicants. She received support through the Ogden Honors College's Office of Fellowship Advising, which helped her prepare a competitive application and practice for her final round interview.

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Body Found in Mississippi River Identified as Missing LSU Student Kori Gauthier

Authorities have confirmed that the body recovered in the Mississippi River on Tuesday, April 13, in St. John the Baptist Parish has been identified as missing LSU student Kori Gauthier.

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2021 Louisiana Survey Shows Residents Support Investment In Early Childhood Education

Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab at LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs have released the fifth and final report of the 2021 Louisiana Survey. Findings show means-tested and universal versions of childcare and early childhood education programs are popular.

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2021 Louisiana Survey Shows Residents’ Different Views on Race and Class

Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab (PPRL) at LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs have released the fourth of five reports of the 2021 Louisiana Survey. Findings show Black and white Louisianans see discrimination and racial progress very differently.

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LSU President's Day, ROTC Change of Command and Joint ROTC Awards Ceremony Set for April 8

The annual President's Day and Change of Command Ceremony for the LSU Corps of Cadets is scheduled for 3 p.m., Thursday, April 8, at the LSU War Memorial on the Parade Ground.

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Experts to Analyze Policies Hindering Economic, Social Progression of Minorities in Spring Finale of LSU Reilly Center Series

The Opportunity Gap: A Discussion About Healthcare, Economic and Housing Disparities in Communities of Color II, a virtual event hosted by LSU’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs and partners, premieres April 13, at 3:30 p.m. CDT and will focus on current policies that hinder the economic and social progression of minorities.

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