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LSU Research Team Leads Federal Study of Underwater Mudslides in the Gulf of Mexico to Understand Impacts on Energy Infrastructure, Shipwrecks

An interdisciplinary team of LSU researchers is coordinating the largest-ever collaborative study of the seabed where the Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico with $3.8 million in support from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, or BOEM.

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Researchers at LSU Health Shreveport and LSU Shreveport Use AI to Better Understand and Treat Brain Tumors

Medical doctors are collaborating with computer scientists to improve care for patients with cavernous malformations, some of the most difficult-to-treat tumors in the head and spine.

LSU Health New Orleans Nurses Among Great 100 Nurses

LSU Health New Orleans Nurses Among Great 100 Nurses

Seven members of the faculty of LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing were among those honored in 2022 by The Great 100 Nurses Foundation.

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LSU Experts Weigh-in on Record Low Mississippi River Levels

In the month of October, the Mississippi River has seen record low levels from Illinois to Louisiana. In Baton Rouge, the level is revealing a more than 100 year old sunken ferry and the underbelly of the USS Kidd. LSU experts share more insight on what the low-level means for the state and nation.

Robinson Takes on Hatchery Manager Duties

Robinson Takes on Hatchery Manager Duties

Elizabeth Robinson has joined Louisiana Sea Grant as the Michael C. Voisin Oyster Hatchery operations manager in Grand Isle.

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LSU Political Communication, Spanish Alumna Named Fulbright Grantee

Sydney McGovern, a May 2022 political communication and Spanish LSU Honors College alumna, will teach English and promote cultural exchange through student journalism in Galicia, Spain as a Fulbright grantee.

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LSU Announces 2022 Homecoming Queen and King

LSU announced the 2022 Homecoming Queen and King on Saturday, Oct. 22, during the game with the University of Mississippi.

LSU Police Department First in the SEC to Implement

LSU Police Department First in the SEC to Implement "Soft Interview Room"

The LSU Police Department is the first in the SEC to implement a Project Beloved "soft interview room" for victims of trauma or sexual violence. The new room features comfortable lighting, furniture, weighted blankets, and items that are intended to help survivors talk to police about what happened.

Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Now Performing Monkeypox Virus Testing

Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Now Performing Monkeypox Virus Testing

Effective Oct. 4, the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, or LADDL, at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine began testing for monkeypox virus for the LSU Student Health Center. In 2021, LADDL, an accredited veterinary diagnostic laboratory, acquired CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) certification for the testing of human samples for COVID-19 and now monkeypox virus.

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LSU Chemical Engineering, St. Joseph’s Academy Students Study Breast Cancer in 3D Environment

Though October is recognized nationally as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, LSU faculty and students are working every month to help combat the potentially fatal disease that has been projected to affect nearly 340,000 Americans this year.

LSU Announces the Rankings of the 2022 LSU 100 and LSU Roaring 10

LSU Announces the Rankings of the 2022 LSU 100 and LSU Roaring 10

LSU announced the company rankings for the 100 fastest-growing LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses in the world and the 10 highest revenue-generating businesses among them.

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LSU AI Smartphone App Helps Mentally Ill, Families, Caregivers in Seven Louisiana Parishes

Through a partnership with Capital Area Human Services District, one of Louisiana’s largest behavioral health providers, LSU leverages AI technology to catch early warning signs of serious mental illness and improve treatment.Mental health illustration

Mississippi River

The Path to Clean Water: 50 Years in the Making

The New Orleans Sewage and Water board had been monitoring water quality in the Mississippi River for decades when, in Ohio, in 1969, the Cuyahoga River caught fire for the 11th time.

Experts to Discuss Evolving Nature of Mainstream Publishing Experience at LSU Reilly Center, Red Stick Reads Event

Experts to Discuss Evolving Nature of Mainstream Publishing Experience at LSU Reilly Center, Red Stick Reads Event

Publishing has historically centered the narratives of the majority and sidelined those in the minority. The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will host “Diversity in Publishing” on Friday, Oct. 28, at Red Stick Reads, Baton Rouge’s only independent local bookstore, to explore the evolving diversity in the publishing industry.

Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards to join legal scholars, trafficking survivors, and service providers at “Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Sex Trafficking” symposium at LSU Law on Oct. 28

Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards to join legal scholars, trafficking survivors, and service providers at “Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Sex Trafficking” symposium at LSU Law on Oct. 28

Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards will join legal scholars, government officials, trafficking survivors, and survivor service providers at the “Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Sex Trafficking” symposium at LSU Law on Friday, Oct. 28.