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Chunli Dai

LSU CEE Professor Researches Sea Level Rise

LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Chunli Dai recently received a $68,740 grant from the California Institute of Technology for her research on sea level rise, which could affect every person on the globe.

Anna Cohen-Rosenblum

LSU Health’s Cohen-Rosenblum 1st Female British Hip Society Traveling Fellow

Anna Cohen-Rosenblum, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, is the first female to be awarded the prestigious The Hip Society-British Hip Society Traveling Fellowship.

LSU, Ohio State and RPI Faculty Combine for Project on Computational Storage

LSU, Ohio State and RPI Faculty Combine for Project on Computational Storage

Faculty from LSU, The Ohio State University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have each been awarded a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to solve the widening gap between computational processing and storage, thereby increasing high-speed data processing and enabling computational storage to address critical challenges in increasingly more data-centric applications.

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Q&A: LSU Archival Researcher gives expert advice on protecting irreplaceable items ahead of hurricane season

Q&A: LSU Archival Researcher gives expert advice on protecting irreplaceable items ahead of hurricane season

Lake Dredging

Work Anticipated to Begin in University Lakes Soon

Pending permit approval of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is expected soon, restoration work will then begin in University Lake near the intersection of East Lakeshore Drive and Stanford Avenue.

LSU and Fullstack Academy Launch Product Management Program

LSU and Fullstack Academy Launch Product Management Program

National tech education provider Fullstack Academy and Louisiana State University today announced the launch of a new product management bootcamp program. The curriculum is designed to train professionals on the skills needed to fill over 10,000 product management jobs in the Baton Rouge metro area in just 25 weeks.

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Shell Invests $27.5 Million in LSU to Establish Institute for Energy Innovation and Catalyze New Campus District Focused on Scientific Discovery

A $27.5 million gift from Shell USA, Inc., will establish the LSU Institute for Energy Innovation and enable construction of the LSU Our Lady of the Lake Interdisciplinary Science Building, the university's top capital priority.

LSU to Announce Eight-figure Philanthropic Investment in Energy-related Initiatives

LSU to Announce Eight-figure Philanthropic Investment in Energy-related Initiatives

On June 23, LSU President William F. Tate IV will announce an eight-figure gift that will catalyze LSU's commitment to finding new ways to fuel the nation. This historic gift, which sets multiple fundraising records for the university, is the latest transformative investment in LSU's Scholarship First Agenda.

Heymsfield and Brown

International Team Including Two Pennington Biomedical Faculty Awarded $25 Million for Cancer Research

Pennington Biomedical Research Center faculty members Steven B. Heymsfield, M.D., and Justin C. Brown, Ph.D., are members of a team led by the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Weill Cornell Medicine and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory ­that have secured $25 million to take on the challenge of cachexia, the debilitating wasting condition responsible for up to 30 percent of cancer deaths.

Astronaut Scholars

Two LSU Students Named 2022-23 Astronaut Scholars by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

LSU students Rachael Coates, a native of Baton Rouge, and Cale Locicero, a native of Metairie, were named 2022-23 Astronaut Scholars, becoming LSU’s 13th and 14th recipients ever.

Aaron Bivins and Samuel Snow

LSU CEE Faculty Measure, Work to Address Contamination in Louisiana Rivers

Even though temperatures will soar into the 90s this summer, Louisianans may want to think twice before jumping into a few local rivers to cool off. LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professors Aaron Bivins and Samuel Snow have a $497,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

LSU Executive Education to Offer Executive Development Course

LSU Executive Education to Offer Executive Development Course

The transition from management to the enterprise-level executive is more than just a promotion. It requires development across all aspects of leadership, ranging from communication and networking to relatability and organizational engagement.

LSU Librarians Haley Johnson and Sarah Simms

LSU Libraries Awarded Carnegie Whitney Grant to Research the Idealized American West and Its Place Today

The LSU Libraries is one of 10 institutions awarded the American Library Association's 2022 Carnegie Whitney Grant for the proposal, "Blood and Thunder: The Idealized American West and Its Place Today."

10 LSU Law Class of 2022 Graduates Selected for Induction into The Order of the Barristers

10 LSU Law Class of 2022 Graduates Selected for Induction into The Order of the Barristers

Ten LSU Law students in the Class of 2022 have been selected for induction into The Order of the Barristers, a national honorary organization whose purpose is the encouragement of oral advocacy and brief writing skills through effective law school oral advocacy programs.

LSU NCBRT/ACE to Deliver Campus Emergency Preparedness Course to Nation’s HBCUs

LSU NCBRT/ACE to Deliver Campus Emergency Preparedness Course to Nation’s HBCUs

The United States has over one hundred Historically Black Colleges and Universities in 19 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These schools serve more than 300 thousand students each year. In the first few months of 2022, over one third of the nation’s HBCUs received one or more bomb threats to their campuses.