By partnering with Louisiana communities, LSU works to improve lives across the state.
LSU Leads the Way in Cyber Protection for Louisiana Higher Ed
The establishment of student-run Security Operations Centers on LSU’s flagship campus in Baton Rouge and at LSU Shreveport will enhance the security posture of the LSU system and create a blueprint for 31 institutions of higher learning in the state to protect themselves from cyberattacks.
State Investment in LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Helps Address National Vet Shortage
Initial $2.2 million in state investment is propelling the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine toward a bold goal of almost doubling admissions by next year from 120 to 200.
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.
Making Homes More Resilient and Affordable
LSU AgCenter’s LaHouse partners with builders and policymakers to protect residents and lower insurance costs.
LSU, State Meet Growing U.S. Demand for Storm Surge and Flood Predictions
With support from the Louisiana Legislature, LSU is increasing the capacity of one of its most in-demand tools to protect coastal communities from flooding and storm surge while adding operational relevance to the science that supports it.
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.
Ogden Honors Students Capture Voices of Louisiana’s Veterans
Students in the LSU Ogden Honors College are capturing powerful first-person narratives of Louisianans who served in the military.
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.
LSUA Extends Department of Defense STARBASE Program to Western Louisiana
LSU Alexandria has partnered with the Department of Defense to extend its premier youth outreach program, STARBASE, to Fort Polk Army base and schools in western Louisiana, help build the state’s and nation’s STEM workforce.
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.
LSU Bengal Corps Develops Leaders for State and National Security
Freshmen and sophomores at LSU and Southern University are now pursuing a two-year leadership development program piloted by the LSU Leadership Development Institute (LDI). The goal is to develop future leaders for both military and civilian life. All of the students are either ROTC cadets, cybersecurity majors or both.
LSU-Harvard Research Could Help Millions Gain Access to Credit
Less than half of all U.S. adults have access to prime credit because of their credit score. But new LSU and Harvard University research shows a lot more people could become eligible if lenders use artificial intelligence, or AI, and alternative data, such as education and employment history.
Robotics Broadens Access to STEM Careers in Central Louisiana
“In my 26 years as a teacher, this has been one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done,” said Ashley Beaubouef of J.I. Barron Elementary in Pineville, Louisiana, on coaching robotics with LSU Alexandria's mentorship and support.
AI Smartphone App Helps Mentally Ill, Families, Caregivers
Through a partnership with Capital Area Human Services District, one of Louisiana’s largest behavioral health providers, LSU leverages AI technology to catch early warning signs of serious mental illness and improve treatment.
LSU AgCenter Works to Give Sugarcane Farmers a Sweeter Deal Using AI, Drones
Ongoing LSU research collaborations with farmers across Louisiana is leveraging data science to grow more and better food and fiber despite great challenges.