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Manship School Awards Inaugural Stephen Buttry Memorial Scholarship

LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication awarded its inaugural Stephen Buttry Memorial Scholarship to senior broadcast journalism major and Madisonville, Louisiana native Trey Couvillion.

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New K-9s Join LSU Police

The LSU Police Department has added two new explosive-detecting K-9s to join its two traditional explosive detection dogs already on the force. Jazz and Weeks are Labrador retrievers, trained to detect explosives and other substances, even as their target is moving.

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LSU Renovations Approved by State Bond Commission

Today, the State Bond Commission approved several projects for LSU, including the Huey P. Long Fieldhouse and LSU Stephenson Pet Clinic.

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National Science Foundation Supports LSU's Initiatives for Underrepresented Minorities in STEM

The National Science Foundation, or NSF, has announced that LSU has been awarded more than $2.5 million in support of its innovative and effective initiatives to encourage and support underrepresented minorities in the science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, disciplines.

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Democracy Expert to Talk Political Polarization at LSU’s Manship School

The Manship School of Mass Communication’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs will host democracy researcher, professor and author Mike Wagner, Ph.D., for “Beyond the Left-Right Divide: Conditional Mass Polarization in American Politics” on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Wagner will outline the growing divides within American politics over the past 40 years and offer analysis on how the public has responded to these changes.

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LSU Jumps 91 Spots in Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings for 2019

In the recently released Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings for 2019, LSU is ranked 85th among public universities and 352nd overall, a jump 91 spots over last year’s placement in the rankings.

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LSU Business Professor Selected as Journal Editor

Gabriele Piccoli, Edward G. Schlieder Endowed Chair of Information Sciences in the LSU Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems, has been selected as editor-in-chief of MIS Quarterly Executive (MISQE). Piccoli’s three-year term will begin on Jan. 1, 2019.

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