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Season Two of Racism Series Kicks Off Jan. 26 as Part of LSU-Southern-Louisiana Budget Project-NAACP Louisiana State Conference Partnership

The Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs will continue its partnership with Southern University and A&M College’s Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences, Louisiana Budget Project, NAACP Louisiana State Conference and LSU Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to host the spring 2021 edition of “Racism: Dismantling the System.”

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LSU Astronomer and NASA Missions Unmask Cosmic Eruptions in Nearby Galaxies

LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy Assistant Professor Eric Burns is part of the international team that discovered that a brief burst of high-energy light that swept through the solar system on April 15 was a giant flare from a magnetar, a type of city-sized stellar remnant that boasts the strongest magnetic fields known.

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LSU Assistant Professor Genevieve Palardy Receives NSF CAREER Award

LSU Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Genevieve Palardy recently received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her project, “Understanding Ultrasonic Processing of Layered Polymer Composites Across Length Scales.”

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LSU Civil Engineer Receives Prestigious Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

LSU Civil & Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Hai "Thomas" Lin has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities consortium.

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Joyoni Dey Awarded U.S. Patent to Improve Detection of Breast Cancer

LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy Associate Professor Joyoni Dey, together with colleagues in the J. Bennett Johnston, Sr. Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, LSU Department of Chemistry and Department of Physics & Astronomy, has received a U.S. patent for technology that may be used in mammography to detect breast cancer.

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Public Relations Area Head Sadie Wilks Named LSU Manship School’s Internship Coordinator

Sadie Wilks, public relations area head and an instructor at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, has been named the School’s new internship coordinator.

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LSU Professor of African and African American Studies Named Ogden Honors College Sternberg Professor for 2020-21

The Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College has named Professor Lori Martin of LSU’s Department of Sociology and African and African American Studies (AAAS) program as the 2020-21 Erich and Lea Sternberg Honors Professor. Established in 1996, the professorship is the highest award conferred to faculty by the Ogden Honors College.

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