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