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LSU Awards 1,931 Degrees During Fall Commencement Ceremonies

LSU Awards 1,931 Degrees During Fall Commencement Ceremonies

LSU awarded 1,931 degrees during the university's 312th commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 15. These new LSU alumni and their hometowns can be viewed on the LSU Graduates List on the LSU Commencement website. 1,313 students earned undergraduate degrees or certificates and 618 received graduate degrees or certificates. Twenty-three LSU employees were among the graduates.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Two LSU Degree Candidates to be Commissioned into the Armed Forces Dec. 14

MEDIA ADVISORY: Two LSU Degree Candidates to be Commissioned into the Armed Forces Dec. 14

Two LSU Army ROTC students will be commissioned into the Armed Forces at a commissioning ceremony Thursday, December 14, in the Bill Lawton Room of Tiger Stadium at 1:30 p.m. Media are invited to attend.

National Academy of Inventors Selects Two LSU Innovators

National Academy of Inventors Selects Two LSU Innovators

LSU Professor Emeritus Robin McCarley and former LSU Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Kevin Kelly have been elected as fellows to the National Academy of Inventors, or NAI. They are among 162 newly elected fellows.

LSU to Award Some 1,900 Degrees During Fall Commencement Ceremonies Friday, Dec. 15

LSU to Award Some 1,900 Degrees During Fall Commencement Ceremonies Friday, Dec. 15

More than 1,900 students are expected to graduate during LSU's 312th commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 15.

LSU Students Showcase their AI Solutions for Healthcare, Farming and Research

LSU Students Showcase their AI Solutions for Healthcare, Farming and Research

LSU students showcased their Artificial Intelligence solutions for real-world problems in healthcare, agriculture and academia on Tuesday, December 5, at the LSU Foundation Building's Harrison Board Room.

LSU Petroleum, Mechanical Engineering Professors Developing Leakage Sensor for CCS Sites, CO2 Pipelines

LSU Petroleum, Mechanical Engineering Professors Developing Leakage Sensor for CCS Sites, CO2 Pipelines

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a way of reducing carbon emissions by capturing the carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by power generation or industrial activity; compressing and transporting it via pipelines, trucks, or ships; and then storing it deep underground in geological formations, such as saline aquifers or depleted oil and gas reservoirs. While CCS has proven to be mostly safe, there is always a chance of leakage.

Fall 2023 Rucks Fellows Announced

Fall 2023 Rucks Fellows Announced

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.

Senator Bill Cassidy to Co-Teach Department of Public Administration Special Topics Course This Spring

Senator Bill Cassidy to Co-Teach Department of Public Administration Special Topics Course This Spring

The E. J. Ourso College of Business Department of Public Administration is offering a seminar course beginning in January co-taught by U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy and Department Chair and Associate Professor Roy Heidelberg. The class is titled Special Topics: Ethics and Regulation of Artificial Intelligence.

LSU Professor Investigating Connections Between Religious Attendance, Health in Older Mexican Americans

LSU Professor Investigating Connections Between Religious Attendance, Health in Older Mexican Americans

With support from a $30,000 grant from the Louisville Institute, LSU Professor of Sociology Sam Stroope, along with collaborators Rhiannon Kroeger and Samantha Ramey, are researching the effects of aging on religious involvement among Mexican Americans. In a newly published article in the Journal of Aging and Health, the researchers show an earlier decline in religious service attendance in older Mexican Americans compared to white Americans.

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Louisiana State Police Partners with LSU to Solve Critical Challenges in Industrial Cyber

To better understand vulnerabilities and ultimately secure Industrial Control Systems networks across Louisiana, State Police has partnered with LSU to advance industrial cyber research and talent development.

LSU Names Two Associate Vice Presidents to join the Office of Research & Economic Development

LSU Names Two Associate Vice Presidents to join the Office of Research & Economic Development

Stephania Cormier and John Flake will work to advance the five research priorities of LSU's Scholarship First Agenda: agriculture, biomedicine, coast, defense and energy.

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LSU Enabled Professional Career in Music, Then Cybersecurity

LSU alumnus Andrew Trimble had to put his trumpet down due to a medical condition but found a new career securing communications and data for the U.S. Army after completing LSU Online & Continuing Education’s Cyber Bootcamp.

2023 Holiday Shopping Insights with LSU's Dan Rice

2023 Holiday Shopping Insights with LSU's Dan Rice

To many, the holidays mean holiday shopping, but are the issues shoppers faced during the pandemic, like lack of supply and shipping delays, a part of Christmas past? Will inflated prices impact the seller, the customer or both? Will shoppers be spending more or less this year? As Santa finalizes his naughty and nice lists, LSU Associate Professor in Marketing and the Director of the E. J. Ourso College of Business Behavioral Research Lab, Dan Rice, shares his expertise to help you shop this holiday season.

LSU Engineering Researchers Seek Advancements in Underwater Construction

LSU Engineering Researchers Seek Advancements in Underwater Construction

In 2022, the average global sea level reached a record high at 101.2 millimeters—four inches above 1993 levels. That same year, the National Weather Service recorded an all-time high of 13 “significant weather events.” Both of these statistics signal a greater challenge when it comes to the resiliency of coastal communities and their infrastructure, but it’s one a pair of LSU Engineering researchers are taking on through a nearly $500,000 National Science Foundation Future Manufacturing Award.

LSU Innovation Wins $600,000 Federal Grant to Help Technology Entrepreneurs

LSU Innovation Wins $600,000 Federal Grant to Help Technology Entrepreneurs

LSU has been awarded a $600,000 U.S. Economic Development Administration grant to boost technology entrepreneurship in the Capital Region. The Baton Rouge Initiative for Development, Growth and Entrepreneurship, or BRIDGE, program will use the EDA funding to support entrepreneurs and their startups through technical support, a mentorship program with local mentors and executives-in-residence based on an analysis of their needs.