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LSU Awards Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 10 Students

LSU Awards Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 10 Students

LSU Campus Life awarded the 2022 Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 10 female students who were nominated for their participation and leadership in campus and community service activities.

Dr. Hollis O'Neal

LSU Health Sciences Physician Lead Investigator on Groundbreaking Sepsis Test

Sepsis is the No. 1 cause of death in hospitals and Louisiana leads the country with the highest rate of sepsis mortality, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hollis O’Neal, MD, Critical Care Physician at LSU Health Sciences Center and Medical Director of Research at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, was the national principal investigator that led to the creation of an FDA-cleared test for sepsis.

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LSU Announces Largest-ever Investment in Seed Funding for Faculty Research

The Provost's Fund for Innovation in Research makes a bold $1.1M investment in big, emerging ideas.

LSU Bengal Corps

Bridging Military and Cybersecurity Education, LSU Builds Bengal Corps to Accelerate Leadership

Freshmen and sophomores at LSU and Southern University are now pursuing a two-year leadership development program piloted by the LSU Leadership Development Institute (LDI). The goal is to develop future leaders for both military and civilian life. All of the students are either ROTC cadets, cybersecurity majors or both.

University-Industry Partnerships Prove Beneficial for Students and Businesses

University-Industry Partnerships Prove Beneficial for Students and Businesses

The E. J. Ourso College of Business serves as a catalyst for innovation, economic growth, and community development by preparing future business leaders, engaging with local businesses, and conducting scholarly research efforts to address ongoing and emerging concerns throughout Louisiana.

Ana María Otamendi

LSU to Receive National Endowment for the Arts' Challenge America Grant

LSU has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts to receive a Challenge America award to support the Collaborative Piano Institute at the LSU School of Music, a three-week annual summer program for up to 100 pianists, singers, composers, string instrumentalists and bassoonists.

Joe Carvalhido

Joe Carvalhido to Assume Presidency of the LSU Alumni Association

Joe Carvalhido, vice president of advancement at the LSU Alumni Association, will assume presidency of the organization on Jan. 16 when Gordon Monk steps down after four years of service.

LSU Center for Energy Studies Update

LSU Center for Energy Studies Update

LSU Center for Energy Studies, or CES, Executive Director and Professor David E. Dismukes has announced that he will retire effective Jan. 13. Robert Twilley, interim vice president for the LSU Office of Research and Economic Development, has named CES Associate Professor Gregory B. Upton, Jr., as interim executive director.

LSUA-Fort Polk STARBASE groundbreaking

LSUA Develops STEM Talent in Western, Central Louisiana in Partnership with Department of Defense STARBASE Program, Vernon Parish Schools

LSU Alexandria has partnered with the Department of Defense to extend its premier youth outreach program, STARBASE, to Fort Polk Army base in western Louisiana. Their shared goal is to help build the state’s and nation’s STEM workforce by engaging elementary and middle school students in hands-on science and engineering projects.

Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History

How Climate Change is Impacting Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums

To further understand the impact of climate change on cultural and information repositories, the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington, D.C. has awarded a grant to LSU School of Library & Information Science Associate Professor Edward Benoit III and LSU Department of Geography & Anthropology Associate Professor Jill Trepanier.

Nicollette Davis

LSU Librarian Named a 2023 Emerging Leader by American Library Association

LSU Librarian Nicollette Davis has been named a 2023 Emerging Leader by the American Library Association. Established in 1876, ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world with more than 60,000 members.

Adams Bay

Scientists Advocate for Endangered Louisiana Archaeological Sites to be Included in Coastal Restoration Plans

In order to preserve and to better understand the lives and cultures of ancient Louisiana peoples, large-scale salvage and investigation of archaeological sites is urgently needed, according to a new study by scientists at LSU.

Dr. David Guzick

Dr. David Guzick Selected Chancellor of LSU Health Shreveport

The National Academy of Medicine-recognized physician will begin on Jan. 9

David Billings

Acadiana Veterans See Green in Growing LSUE Ag Programs

New, tech-driven LSU Eunice agriculture programs support Louisiana’s future farmers and military veterans.

Kathleen Searles

LSU Political Communication Scholar’s Research Team Awarded $5 Million NSF Grant to Study Online Harassment of Journalists

Kathleen Searles, associate professor of political communication at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, is co-leading research funded by the National Science Foundation to expand work on supporting journalists facing online harassment campaigns.