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In the dynamic landscape of technological innovation, the birth of new industries often hinges on groundbreaking inventions. However, not all inventions are created equally in shaping the trajectory of these budding industries. A recent research study co-authored by Rucks Department of Management Assistant Professor Charlotte Jacobs sheds light on a crucial question: Do inventions from startups or established firms have a more significant impact on driving subsequent innovations within emerging industries?

Three LSU student businesses have been selected to present in a live pitch competition for a share of $35,000 in the 13th annual J Terrell Brown Venture Challenge to be held on Thursday, April 18 at the LSU Business Education Complex.

The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business is proud to announce the inaugural class of honorees for its Ourso Outstanding Eight undergraduate award program. Students selected for this prestigious honor demonstrate success in at least two of the following categories: academics, leadership, professional development, and campus/community service.

The Rucks Department of Management at the E. J. Ourso College of Business acknowledges outstanding students as Rucks Fellows. These students are chosen by the faculty and represent the highest level of academic achievement among senior management majors in any of the department's concentrations. To be eligible, the student must be among the top graduating seniors in the management curriculum based on their grade-point average; honorees are announced in the fall and spring semesters.

The Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) awarded LSU Boyd Professor Emeritus Art Bedeian its prestigious Taylor Key Award at the SAM International Business Conference on March 22 in Orlando, FL.

LSU Information Systems and Decision Sciences (ISDS) major Daniel Lichowid Jr. placed third in the 2024 Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory Cyber Threat Competition, held at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas from Feb. 15-17. Out of approximately 1,500 students, Lichowid was one of 60 individuals to move onto the final round, cementing himself in the top 5% of all participants.

Tickets are now on sale for the LSU Flores MBA Association's 8th Annual Spring Gala on April 19 at Capital Park Museum at 7 p.m.. Proceeds from this year's event will support the programs of the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC).

The Department of Economics within the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business launched the Louisiana Economy Forecasting Model in 2023 as a service to the state.

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