McNeese State University Joins LSU Reilly Center Partnership to Document, Preserve Women’s Legacies in State Politics
The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication is partnering with McNeese State University to document Louisiana women’s experiences as political leaders through oral histories.
LSU researchers Ibrahim "Abe" Baggili and Andrew Webb have received $600K from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, to study safety aspects of virtual and augmented reality applications for U.S. military missions and training.
As anyone in South Louisiana knows, rice is a major part of one’s diet. It is the most widely consumed staple food for more than half of the world’s population, which continues to grow each year. With the production of rice increasing, so does the need for water to grow it. In order to not use up nature’s most precious valuable resource—water—one LSU College of Engineering professor is working with the LSU AgCenter to design a new variety of rice that will be able to withstand drought conditions, making rice production fruitful while not exhausting natural resources.
LSU Names Keena Arbuthnot Vice President and Chief Data Officer as Part of New Focus on Data-Driven Decision Making
LSU President William F. Tate IV has named Keena Arbuthnot to the inaugural position of Vice President and Chief Data Officer, pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors. In this role, Arbuthnot will have the charge of building data-driven analytics and measurement systems to guide decision making and assess university progress toward strategic goals.
LSU alumna Morgan Decuir is a first-generation college graduate. She leads STEM education for kindergarten through fourth grade at Caneview K-8 in Port Allen and recently won the Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge, bringing more STEM learning opportunities to her community and to Louisiana students.
The cyberattack of Louisiana’s Office of Motor Vehicles has left citizens vulnerable to the risk of identity theft. The breach exposed sensitive information, including Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers, which can be exploited by cybercriminals. In light of this incident, E. J. Ourso College of Business Associate Professor AJ Burns, one of the college’s cybersecurity experts, suggests the following tips to safeguard yourself from scammers and unauthorized access.
LSU experts are available for media interviews about topics surrounding the ongoing 'unprecedented' MOVEit data breach.
LSU Online & Continuing Education Joins Nationwide Tech Training Initiative to Bridge Louisiana's Talent Gaps
Louisiana's flagship institution partners with SkillStorm to expand regional tech talent pipelines; help employers throughout the region address talent shortages and close skill gaps in their existing workforce.
LSU Professor John Maxwell Hamilton has been awarded the Donald L. Shaw Senior Scholar Award by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s (AEJMC) History Division. This award honors a scholar who has a demonstrated record of excellence in media history that has spanned at least 15 years, including division membership.
Experienced professionals who seek to advance to senior or executive-level leadership are encouraged to register for LSU Executive Education’s Executive Development Program (EDP). The next session of this nonconsecutive, five-day program will be held Aug. 28, 29, & 30 and Sept. 25 & 26, 2023.
An LSU-led statewide team of universities, community and technical colleges, agencies and industry has been named a finalist for one of five $160 million National Science Foundation grants. The team's goal is to support energy transition and decarbonization through technology and talent development across Louisiana's industrial corridor.
LSU Hires Louisiana Native and Alum Mark A. Tullos Jr. as Executive Director of the LSU Museum of Art
The LSU Museum of Art (LSU MOA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark A. Tullos Jr. as its new Executive Director.
$1.5 million award from the National Security Agency will establish the LSU Cybersecurity Clinic to help small businesses in Louisiana prevent, detect and respond to cyberattacks. LSU was chosen among more than 400 eligible institutions of higher education in the United States.
LSU petroleum engineering alumnus Lee Stockwell leads carbon capture and storage at Shell, shaping the nationwide development of one of the premier technologies for the ongoing transition toward energy sustainability for the world.
In response to numerous inquiries regarding the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and the 45Q tax credit, which incentivizes the use of carbon capture, utilization and storage, LSU faculty have collaborated on a brief document that describes the nature of CO2, defines utilization and storage, identifies risks involved in the process, and explains why the Gulf Coast region is being considered for CCUS.