Optimizing Military Health and Performance
Scientists Claire Berryman and Stephen Hennigar joined LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center to build on three decades as the leading academic provider of nutrition science for the Department of Defense.
LSU and U.S. Secret Service Partner to Address Cyber Challenges for Louisiana, Nation
Cross-campus opportunities forge partnership to support national security, protect Louisiana's citizens and transform Tigers into the next generation of agents.
Micromobility Research Project Brings E-scooters to LSU's Flagship Campus
LSU is partnering with Spin, a San Francisco-based company working with over 70 North American cities and campuses on micromobility solutions, to provide electric scooter transportation for students, faculty, staff and visitors on the Baton Rouge campus. The initiative is part of an LSU micromobility research project on transportation sustainability and efficiency.
Building a Pipeline for Dental Care
With $520K in state support, LSU is expanding the LSU Health New Orleans dental hygiene program to LSU Alexandria to address acute workforce needs in central Louisiana.
Military Cyber Professionals Association to Award LSU Professor Order of Thor Medal
LSU cybersecurity professor Ibrahim “Abe” Baggili is among an elite group of individuals selected by the Military Cyber Professionals Association to receive the prestigious Order of Thor medal this year.
LSU Mechanical Engineering Professor Designs Non-Metal Battery To Replace Lithium Battery
As the demand for electric vehicles, cell phones, and computers continues to grow, so does the demand for lithium used in lithium-ion batteries. While this soft, alkali metal known as “white gold” is abundant in certain countries, the mining process and safety issues are of concern to researchers. One such researcher is LSU Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Ying Wang, who is using a Board of Regents grant to design a non-metal rechargeable battery that could one day replace lithium batteries on Earth and in space.
LSU Names Matt Lee Vice President for Agriculture and Dean of the College of Agriculture
LSU has named Matt Lee as Vice President for Agriculture and Dean of the College of Agriculture. Lee has been serving as the Interim Vice President and Dean since August 2022.
Enabling Energy Development through Demonstration
Last year’s catalytic $5 million investment by the state in carbon capture and hydrogen technology research and development at LSU was at the forefront of a cascade of commitments all aimed to elevate the ongoing energy transition for Louisiana and the nation.
Laura Choate Named Director of the Lutrill & Pearl Payne School of Education
The LSU College of Human Sciences & Education named Laura Hensley Choate, currently the interim director of the LSU Lutrill & Pearl Payne School of Education, as the next director of the school. Choate will begin this role on April 1.
NASA Missions Study What May Be a 1-In-10,000-Year Gamma-ray Burst
LSU Department of Physics and Astronomy Assistant Professor Eric Burns led the analysis of 7,000 gamma-ray bursts to establish how frequently this brightest of all time, or BOAT, event may occur. The answer: once every 10,000 years
Solving Cancer, Together
With investment by the state, LSU is attracting and supporting top research talent to solve some of the biggest challenges in cancer care for patients and families, starting with Louisianans.
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.