Gov. John Bel Edwards, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome to Join Community Leaders for University Lakes Project Update
On April 25, 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.
2022 Louisiana Survey Shows Most Residents Confident in State, but Parties Disagree Over Restrictions on Voting
Research from the Public Policy Research Lab at LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs shows residents are more confident about ballot access, but political parties tend to disagree over restrictions on voting and the public has a mixed view on its political efficacy. Trust in news organizations is also declining both nationally and locally.
Ronna Burger, professor of Philosophy at Tulane University, will deliver the keynote address for the Eric Voegelin Institute's Spring Conference on "Re-reading Aristotle's 'Ethics' Today" on Friday, April 22, at 3:30 p.m. at the French House.
Ram Devireddy, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the LSU College of Engineering, has been named a recipient of the 2022 Worley Professor of Excellence Award.
Education Faculty, Yu April Chen, Receives NSF Career Award Examining Post-transfer Success for Minority STEM Students
School of Education Assistant Professor Yu April Chen, PhD, is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Career Award for her project titled Leveling the Playing Field in STEM: Post-transfer Success for Underrepresented Racial Minority Community College Transfers.
2022 Louisiana Survey: Louisiana Residents Who Filed Insurance Claims for Damage to Homes in Past Two Years Split on Satisfaction with Handling
Research from the Public Policy Research Lab, or PPRL, at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs shows policy holders who have filed a claim for property damage are evenly split between those who are satisfied and those who are dissatisfied with how claims are handled.
2022 Louisiana Survey Shows Most Residents See Danger of Land Loss for Coastal Areas, Future Generations; Fewer Expect to be Affected Themselves
Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab (PPRL) at LSU’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs in the Manship School of Mass Communication found most Louisianans believe land loss will cause harm to residents of the state’s coastal areas and Louisiana’s coastal land loss poses a threat to future generations. Additionally, most state residents believe hurricanes are more frequent and stronger than in the past.
Students and alumni, who launched the tech startup company called Mallard Bay, were the first entrepreneurs from LSU to compete in the world's largest student startup competition, the Rice Business Plan Competition, and took home more than $200,000 in prizes earlier this week.
LSU paid tribute to its military heritage during two events on Thursday, April 7 – the grand opening of the William A. Brookshire LSU Military Museum in Memorial Tower and the LSU ROTC Change of Command and Joint ROTC Awards ceremonies.
Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab at LSU’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs in the Manship School of Mass Communication found state residents are most worried about the economy, infrastructure and education. Confidence in the state government to solve these problems dropped to its lowest point since 2004.
National, State Experts to Unpack Environmental Inequities in the U.S. in Season Finale of LSU Reilly Center Racism Series
The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will host the season four finale of the Racism: Dismantling the System series on Tuesday, April 12, at 3:30 p.m. CT. “The Fight for Environmental Equity” will examine the history of disproportionate environmental impacts and the push for policies that support clean, healthy and thriving communities for all.
LSU Boyd Professor of History Suzanne Marchand has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for intellectual and cultural history.
LSU has been designated as one of 16 new Centers of Excellence for Wastewater Epidemiology by Ceres Nanosciences, a privately held company that makes products to improve life science research and diagnostic testing.
In a newly published study, LSU researchers studied the genomic basis of the reed grass, P. australis, to investigate what exactly makes the invasive reed grass subspecies thrive in wetlands, in comparison to its native counterpart.
The LSU College of Science’s Hall of Distinction recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves in their endless pursuit of excellence and fervent dedication to scientific leadership. Through their extraordinary achievements, outstanding characters, and commitments to their communities, the college’s honorees have established lasting legacies of excellence in their individual fields.