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LSU NCBRT/ACE Awarded $22 Million Grant From Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted $22 million to LSU’s National Center for Biomedical Research and Academy for Counter-Terrorism Education to teach emergency preparedness trainings to first responders at the state, local, tribal and territorial level at no direct cost to participants.

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“Honey, Are You From Around Here?”

LSU Alexandria Associate Professor of Chemistry Gerard Dumancas is developing a smartphone app to help distinguish pure, local honey from diluted honey—a growing problem that is expected to amount to more than a half-billion-dollar industry.

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LSU School of Social Work Awarded $2.5 Million to Expand Mental Health Services in Louisiana Schools

LSU School of Social Work has been awarded a 5-year, $2.5 million grant from the Louisiana Department of Education to expand and strengthen the state’s school-based mental health workforce.

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National Academies of Sciences' Gulf Research Program Awards Five LSU College of the Coast & Environment Faculty and Graduate Students Prestigious Fellowships

Five LSU College of the Coast & Environment faculty, graduate students and alumnae have been awarded prestigious 2020 fellowships by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine's Gulf Research Program

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LSU Holds Virtual Graduation Celebration, Confers 609 Degrees

On Friday, Aug. 7, LSU honored more than 600 spring graduates with a virtual graduation celebration, and during the ceremony, 609 degrees were conferred. The virtual graduation watch party took place on the LSU Facebook page, and following the ceremony, all the graduates names were displayed on the scoreboards in Tiger Stadium.

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LSU Employees Recognized During August Commencement

On Friday, Aug. 7, LSU honored more than 600 spring graduates with a virtual graduation celebration, and during the ceremony, 609 degrees were conferred, including seven degrees awarded to LSU employees.

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Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone' Smaller-than-Average this Summer Due to Storms

The bottom area of low oxygen in Louisiana coastal waters west of the Mississippi River, commonly known as the "Dead Zone," was mapped at a much smaller-than-average size this summer.

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