National Institutes of Health Funds LSU Chemistry Professor’s Research Aimed at Developing a New Class of Molecules for Treating Biofilm Infections
LSU Professor and William A. Pryor Chair in Chemistry Mario Rivera recently received a five-year $3.69 million National Institutes of Health, or NIH, R01 grant to develop a new strategy to kill biofilm-embedded cells and combat biofilm infections.
LSU Presents a Talk by Margee Ensign on the Human Impact of International Education
On Thursday, April 14, LSU International Programs will host president of the American University of Nigeria Margee Ensign, who orchestrated and led a successful rescue mission of 22 young women from Boko Haram in 2014.
LSU PBRC Researchers Leverage Biomedical Science and Technology to Better Feed, Train, Support U.S. Soldiers—and Everyone
Over the past 30 years, Pennington Biomedical scientists have fundamentally changed how American soldiers eat. As the number-one provider of nutrition science for the U.S. Department of Defense, PBRC researchers are helping to secure the nation by making sure soldiers get the food and drink they need to optimize their performance and protect against injury.
Gov. John Bel Edwards, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome to Join Community Leaders for University Lakes Project Update
On March 28, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome will join fellow University Lakes Project partners to share an update on the restoration of the six lakes surrounding LSU's campus. The first phase of the University Lakes Project is now fully funded, and construction on its first phase will begin this summer.
Former LSU football star and Super Bowl Champion Tyrann Mathieu to speak at LSU in April
Tyrann Mathieu, former LSU football star and Super Bowl Champion, will speak Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 7 p.m. at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center, or PMAC.
LSUA’s Coreil Inducted to Louisiana Ag Center Hall of Distinction
Three icons of Louisiana agriculture were inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction during a ceremony at L’Auberge Hotel in Baton Rouge on March 24.
SEC Announces Dr. Graça Vicente Wins 2022 Faculty Achievement Award for LSU
Graça Vicente, Boyd Professor of Chemistry in the College of Science, has been named winner of the 2022 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for Louisiana State University, the SEC announced on Thursday.
LSU Student Competing on “Wheel of Fortune” College Week
Computer science senior Ryan Scott will spin the wheel and try to solve the puzzles on "Wheel of Fortune." The Baton Rouge native is a longtime fan of the television show and called it an eye-opening experience.
LSU Giving Day 2022 is March 23, Raised Nearly $2.1 Million in 2021
Wednesday, March 23, is LSU Giving Day 2022, a virtual fundraising event co-hosted by the LSU Foundation, LSU Alumni Association and Tiger Athletic Foundation online at geauxgive.lsu.edu. LSU Giving Day 2022, with an intergalactic theme of Geaux BEYOND!, prioritizes capital and infrastructure funds, excellence and innovation funds and scholarships.
Army Tapped LSU to Understand Deltaic Change, Future-Proof U.S. National Defense
When the U.S. Army needed to understand how climate change will affect the so-called “critical zone”—the thin land surface layer comprised of vegetation, soils, and sediments—to improve their own planning and secure people, equipment, and infrastructure, they turned to LSU.
LSU's Mingxuan Sun Working to Address Discrimination in AI/ML Systems
Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies play an increasing role in our society today, including in high-stakes decision-making systems like lending decisions, employment screenings, and criminal justice sentencing.
Find Parking on LSU's Campus with ParkZen App
Manos Chatzopoulos, assistant professor of Physics & Astronomy, has developed a free smartphone app to assist drivers in locating available parking on campus.
Announcing the Distinguished Research Masters and Distinguished Dissertation Award Recipients
LSU Office of Research & Economic Development honors the exceptional research and scholarship of two LSU faculty as Distinguished Research Masters each year.
LSU Announces Strategy and Commitment to Become Leader in Cybersecurity, Military Studies
LSU's eight campuses join forces with private industry, federal and state law enforcement, military, and other partners to accelerate cybersecurity and defense studies at LSU, strengthen and grow its ROTC program, develop a new generation of talent and technology, build a Cyber-Military Corridor on campus, and position LSU as a leading cyber and defense institution for state- and nation-wide impact.
All 14 SEC Universities Maintain Elite Carnegie Research Status
All 14 member universities in the Southeastern Conference have maintained their status as doctoral universities with the highest level of research activity, as designated by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, the SEC announced on Wednesday.