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LSU students conduct design work in Lake Charles

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 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.

Scholarship First Bus Tour map

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 Rainmakers

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.

Professor Glenn Sumners

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.

Louisiana's Barataria Basin

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 On Tour

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.

Chen Wang

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 Physics and Astronomy Professor Rui Zhang

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

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.

LSU's Edward Benoit, III's father, Edward Benoit, Jr., wrote many letters home while in the Air Force

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.

Prasanta Subudhi

LSU AgCenter Awarded $10M USDA Grant for Louisiana Rice Industry Sustainability

An LSU AgCenter scientist has been awarded a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to improve sustainability and profitability of rice farming through research innovations that advance climate-resilient crops.

LSU Health New Orleans burn surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Carter with Ukrainian and New Orleans colleagues

LSU Health New Orleans Leads Education to Treat Burn and Blast Injuries

Burn surgeons at LSU Health New Orleans are helping first responders in military war zones and civilian life learn how to treat burn and blast injuries with $4.6 million in support from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command.

Service Employee Work Performance Can Create Stronger Customer Relationships

Service Employee Work Performance Can Create Stronger Customer Relationships

A new interdisciplinary study led by an LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business researcher uses meta-analysis to bridge employee and customer engagement through service employee work performance.

LIDAR of a Mangrove Trunk

Letting Nature Lead the Fight - US Army Corps of Engineers Reinvests in LSU to Protect Military Infrastructure Using Nature-Based Designs

LSU researchers and the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center are using the Louisiana coastline as a living laboratory as they team up to develop a set of engineering and design strategies to protect the Army's infrastructure and people.