LSU Research Professors Awarded $800K from U.S. Department of Energy
LSU quantum physics faculty are among 13 research groups in the U.S. recently selected for funding by the U.S. Department of Energy. These LSU researchers are at the forefront of interdisciplinary research in nuclear science, fundamental and applied research and quantum information science and technology.
Distinguished Research Masters and Dissertation Award Recipients Announced
LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, or ORED, honors the exceptional research and scholarship of two LSU faculty as Distinguished Research Masters each year. In addition, the LSU Alumni Association and the LSU Pinkie Gordon Lane Graduate School sponsor the Distinguished Dissertation Awards presented to two doctoral students whose research and writing demonstrate superior scholarship.
If You Build It, They Will Come: Study Supports Marsh Creation as a Tool to Restore Coastal Louisiana
A new study published this week and funded by the NOAA RESTORE Science Program provides positive news for the state’s plans to rebuild the coastline.
Innovative Media Entrepreneur Emily Ramshaw to Visit LSU, Discuss Experience Building an Independent Nonprofit Newsroom
The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will join the LSU Women's Center and LSU Women's and Gender Studies to host a conversation on preserving democracy in journalism, health equity, and women in the economy and politics led by media entrepreneur Emily Ramshaw on March 22.
Building Community Resiliency in Louisiana and Around the World
LSU helps strengthen Louisiana communities--building resiliency in areas that have been hit hard by storms and climate change including Lake Charles, where LSU President William F. Tate IV will meet with elected officials, local leaders and LSU experts today as part of the Scholarship First bus tour.
MEDIA ADVISORY: LSU and Louisiana's Largest Ports to Agree to Advance Cyber Talent, Protect Critical Infrastructure
Media are invited to attend an event on Thursday, March 16 to announce an historic agreement between LSU, Port Fourchon and the four largest ports on the Mississippi River - Port of Baton Rouge, Port of New Orleans, Port of South Louisiana and Port of St. Bernard. The event will be held at the Port of New Orleans.
LSU Sets Record $6.1 Billion Economic Impact on the State
LSU supported $6.1 billion in Louisiana economic output, over $2.4 billion in statewide earnings and an estimated 45,700 direct and indirect annualized jobs in fiscal year 2021-2022. This equals $690 of output per Louisianian and $13.85 for every dollar of Louisiana state funding provided to LSU.
LSU Research Recognizes Six Rainmakers
Six LSU faculty members have been selected to receive Rainmaker awards this year by the LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, or ORED. These faculty members show outstanding research, scholarship and creative activity for their respective ranks and disciplines.
World-Renowned LSU Center for Internal Auditing to Add Cybersecurity, and Environmental, Social & Governance Focus
The LSU Center for Internal Auditing, the world’s first and premier university-based internal audit education program, is expanding to include a greater focus on cybersecurity risk and environmental, social & governance, or ESG, issues. In recognition of these changes, the program has been renamed the LSU Center for Internal Auditing & Cybersecurity Risk Management, or LSUCIA&CRM.
New Study Compares Human Contributions to Mississippi River Delta Land Loss, Hints at Solutions
Research from scientists at LSU and Indiana University reveals new information about the role humans have played in large-scale land loss in the Mississippi River Delta--crucial information in determining solutions to the crisis.
LSU Embarks on Inaugural Scholarship First Bus Tour March 13-16
LSU is taking its mission and message on the road this month. Powered by RoyOMartin, the inaugural Scholarship First bus tour will take LSU President William F. Tate IV, joined by a few special guests along the way, on a 1,000-mile winding route around Louisiana, with the goal of learning more about some of the state's key industries, listening to key stakeholders and visiting with alumni and elected officials to ensure alignment of LSU's statewide priorities in serving Louisiana.
LSU Computer Science Faculty Furthering Research Into Smartphone Security
With support from the National Science Foundation, LSU Computer Science Assistant Professor Chen Wang is developing research into hand gripping as a smarthphone security verification method.
LSU Professor Aims to Improve Radiation Therapy to Save Lives
More than half of cancer patients will receive radiation therapy. To improve radiation treatment outcomes for patients, the American Cancer Society has awarded LSU Associate Professor of Physics Rui Zhang a $786,000 grant for his research at LSU and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center.
Louisiana Experts to Explore Sickle Cell Disease, Impact on Black and Brown Communities at LSU Reilly Center Event
The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will kick off the sixth season of the Racism: Dismantling the System series with its first episode, “Sickle Cell Disease: Looking at the Medical Distrust & Health Disparities Facing Black & Brown Communities,” on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Footlocker Project Helps Soldiers, Archivists Save Military Memorabilia
LSU’s Edward Benoit, III, is working to make sure stories about the American war experience do not go untold.