Recent News Releases
The July 13 administration of the ACT, scheduled to be given at LSU has been canceled due to inclement weather. The rescheduled test date will be posted at www.actstudent.org as soon as it is set. Registered examinees will receive official notification from ACT. This announcement is only for those registered at Louisiana State university.
Due to expected inclement weather and the potential for flooding in the Baton Rouge area, LSU will be closed on Friday, July 12. All classes and events scheduled for Friday are cancelled. This includes all athletic and academic summer camps, the LSU Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool, the LSU Testing Center, all camps and activities at the University Laboratory School, and any other events or activities scheduled on LSU’s campus.
Accounting major Vivian Carter of Homer, LA has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The PCAOB Scholarship Program awards funds to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accounting degree program at a regionally accredited U.S. college or university. The Program is merit-based and awarded to select students who demonstrate interest and aptitude in accounting and auditing while maintaining and demonstrating high ethical standards.
More than $5 million in support has been awarded by the LSU Board of Supervisors through the competitive LIFT2 grants open to researchers across all of LSU's campuses.
LSU School of Social Work (LSU SSW), in partnership with Ochsner Health System, Chamberlain University College of Nursing and Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area in Baton Rouge is proud to announce a 5-year, $3.73 million initiative to improve the quality of life for Louisiana residents and families living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, or ADRD. Since its inception in 2014, this federal grant program has approved 92 proposals. The LSU School of Social Work is one of only three social work programs nationally to receive this funding recognition.
LSU School of Library & Information Science Assistant Professor Edward Benoit, III, recently received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science for the Virtual Footlocker Project.
Ruth Moon Mari, Ph.D., will join LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication in fall 2019 as an assistant professor in media and public affairs. Moon Mari brings a strong background in journalism and mass communication, with a special research interest in the way journalism is practiced in countries with authoritarian governments and limited technology infrastructure.