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Forty-nine students from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Completed the eighth cohort of the Venture Capital Apprentice Program, which was formed by Nexus Louisiana, Innovation Catalyst and the Red Stick Angel Network in collaboration with E. J. Ourso College, LSU's Innovation Park and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.

LSU’s Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes recently hosted it annual Student Support Summit which focused on Educational Exploration and Maneuvering the Academic Metaverse.

Three LSU students won the $20,000 first-place reward in the J Terrel Brown Venture Challenge with their new project, "FarmSmart."

FarmSmart, an AI-powered platform connecting modern professional farming and recreational gardening communities to tailored, high-quality information on crop management, won the 2024 J Terrell Brown Venture Challenge. The first-place finish came with a $20,000 award.

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.

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