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LSU Students Conduct Research and Design for New Lunar-based Telescope

LSU astronomers are leading a collaborative scientific observing program that will provide new images and information from the far side of the moon.

Hartmut Kaiser

LSU Computer Science Professor Uses AI/ML to Predict Coastal Flooding

More than half of the U.S. population lives in coastal watershed parishes or counties that generate 58 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product. These coastal communities and infrastructure are especially vulnerable to wind and flooding due to tropical storms, hurricanes, and heavy rainfall.

Racism Series Season Four Opener to Highlight Activism Across Generations at LSU Reilly Center Event

Racism Series Season Four Opener to Highlight Activism Across Generations at LSU Reilly Center Event

Season four of “Racism: Dismantling the System” premieres Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 3:30 p.m. CT. The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will host the season opener, Activism Across Generations: The Fight for Civil Rights Then and Now.

Shark

Under a Moon Spell: Shark Attacks Related to Lunar Phases

New research from LSU and the University of Florida suggests that more shark attacks occur during fuller phases of the moon.

Superflare

Discovery of Extreme Superflares On Recurrent Nova V2487 Oph

LSU Astronomer Professor Brad Schaefer and colleagues discovered that the Recurrent Nova V2487 Oph star has extreme superflares with the bursts more frequent and 100,000 times more powerful than any other known superflare star, in terms of energy per year.

LSU Theatre Alum Remembers Former Colleague Betty White

LSU Theatre Alum Remembers Former Colleague Betty White

LSU Theatre Alum Remembers Former Colleague Betty White

LSU Professional Sales Institute Named Full Member of the University Sales Center Alliance

LSU Professional Sales Institute Named Full Member of the University Sales Center Alliance

LSU’s Professional Sales Institute (PSI) was recently elevated to full membership status in the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA). PSI has officially met the rigorous requirements of full membership in the community of sales educators who are dedicated to advancing the sales profession through teaching, research, and outreach. Out of the 70 schools that are members of USCA, only 37 have reached full membership status.

LSU Grad Stars in Disney's

LSU Grad Stars in Disney's "The Mandalorian"

2002 LSU graduate Barry Lowin is known to "Star Wars" fans for his role in "The Mandalorian," bringing the character of Din Djarin to life.

40 million-year-old fossil shark

40 Million-Year-Old Fossil Shark Named in Honor of LSU Collection Manager Suyin Ting

LSU Museum of Natural Science's Vertebrate Paleontology, or VP, Collections Manager Suyin Ting, was recently honored by having a 40-million-year-old extinct shark species named after her.

Health Policy Research Scholar

Home to a RWJF Health Policy Research Scholar

Second year social work doctoral student Natasha M. Lee-Johnson has been selected for a competitive fellowship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as a Health Policy Research Scholar. She is the first person in Louisiana to receive this reputable fellowship.

University Lakes L.L.C. Issues RFP for Preconstruction Manager/Construction Manager at Risk Services for Flood Risk Reduction Improvements to the University Lakes

University Lakes L.L.C. Issues RFP for Preconstruction Manager/Construction Manager at Risk Services for Flood Risk Reduction Improvements to the University Lakes

University Lakes L.L.C. is seeking proposals from highly qualified and licensed construction firms interested in providing preconstruction manager and construction manager at risk, or CMAR, services for flood risk reduction improvements to the University Lakes.

LSU Announces Fall 2021 Dean's List, President's Honor Roll

LSU Announces Fall 2021 Dean's List, President's Honor Roll

LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the Dean's List and the President's Honor Roll for the fall 2021 semester.

LSU Fall Graduation

LSU Sets Record in Awarding 1,971 Degrees During Fall Commencement

LSU recognized 1,971 graduates at the university's 306th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 17.

LSU Employees Recognized During December Commencment

LSU Employees Recognized During December Commencment

During fall commencement, the university honored more than 1,971 graduates, including 25 LSU employees who received degrees.

Distinguished Communicators

Thirteen LSU Graduates Receive Distinguished Communicator Medal

During December 2021 commencement, 13 graduates across five colleges will receive the LSU Distinguished Communicator Medal.