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Stephenson Technologies Corporation

LSU's Applied Research Corporation for Defense Announces Leadership

Stephenson Technologies Corporation, or STC, is LSU's affiliate to conduct high-level defense and national security applied research and development.

Personalized diet AI study

Diet Not Working? Let AI Rearrange Your Plate

LSU researchers are using artificial intelligence, or AI, to effectively predict individual responses to different diets. LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center recently partnered with LSU Health New Orleans to leverage new technologies in the fight against the obesity epidemic and health disparities in Louisiana by joining the largest-ever national effort to leverage big data science for precision health.

Daughters of the New Year

LSU Delta Mouth Reading Series Presents LSU Alumna E.M. Tran and Her Debut Novel

Novelist and LSU alumna E.M. Tran will read from and discuss her debut novel, "Daughters of the New Year" on campus on Oct. 21. Following the reading, the author will sign books and participate in a conversation with James Nguyen H. Spencer, vice provost and dean of the LSU Graduate School.

Larry Clark

LSU Shreveport Chancellor Larry Clark to Retire at the End of the Academic Year

Following a more than 45-year career, LSU Shreveport Chancellor Larry Clark has announced that he will retire at the end of the academic year. Clark made the announcement during the LSU Shreveport Planning council meeting on campus today.

LSU NCBRT/ACE Awarded $22 Million Grant from Department of Homeland Security

LSU NCBRT/ACE Awarded $22 Million Grant from Department of Homeland Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency's funding allows LSU NCBRT/ACE to deliver emergency preparedness education and training to emergency responders at the state, local, tribal and territorial level at no direct cost to participants.

LSU Reilly Center, Loyola School of Communication and Design to Partner on Racism Series, Host Conversation on Black Horror Film Pathology

LSU Reilly Center, Loyola School of Communication and Design to Partner on Racism Series, Host Conversation on Black Horror Film Pathology

LSU’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs is thrilled to announce the School of Communication and Design at Loyola University New Orleans as the newest Racism Dismantling the System series partner. Loyola’s School of Communication and Design will make its debut in the next event in the series, “Looking in a Mirror: How Black Horror Film Pathology Supports Racist Tropes."

LSUA Celebrates Completion of $6.5 Million Major Infrastructure and Drainage Project

LSUA Celebrates Completion of $6.5 Million Major Infrastructure and Drainage Project

The next phase in LSUA’s exciting new look is finally complete! With community members and dignitaries from across the state on hand, LSUA cut the ribbon welcoming guests onto the new LSUA Plaza, the culmination of a major infrastructure capital project.

Isabella Mire and Douglas Streater

LSU Art and Theater Talent Tapped by State to Improve Cybersecurity in Louisiana

Two LSU graduate students are collaborating with the Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness on a series of high-profile Cybersecurity Awareness Month public service announcements with Louisiana flavor.

Ocarina

Ancient Maya Salt Makers Worked from Home, Underwater Dig Reveals

Archaeologists working in Belize have found ancient Maya salt workers worked from home.

Adam C. McCloskey

LSU Lands Small Business Development Center Director

Award-winning business consultant Adam C. McCloskey helps entrepreneurs reach their dreams.

LSUA’s Japanese Exchange Students Talk Tourism with Lt. Governor Nungesser

LSUA’s Japanese Exchange Students Talk Tourism with Lt. Governor Nungesser

Last week, five LSUA exchange students from Komazawa University in Tokyo, Japan, had the honor of meeting with Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and touring the Louisiana state capitol.

Dr. Steven Heymsfield

LSU Scientist Works with Amazon to Fight Obesity, Diabetes Using Smartphones and AI

One of Louisiana’s most prominent researchers, Dr. Steven Heymsfield at LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center, or PBRC, was tapped by Amazon to improve the body composition component of their Halo app, launched in 2020, using smartphone photography and artificial intelligence.

LSUA’s Martha Dauzat Honored with the Excellence in Library Support Award by the Statewide LOUIS Consortium

LSUA’s Martha Dauzat Honored with the Excellence in Library Support Award by the Statewide LOUIS Consortium

Martha Dauzat, LSUA’s Bolton Library Services and Outreach Manager, has been awarded the Excellence in Library Support Award that recognizes a library support staff member who is a helpful leader within his or her library and within the LOUIS Consortium.

$3M Award to LSU Health New Orleans Will Address Nursing Shortage and Improve Health Equity in Rural and Medically Underserved Areas

$3M Award to LSU Health New Orleans Will Address Nursing Shortage and Improve Health Equity in Rural and Medically Underserved Areas

LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing has been awarded nearly $3 million to create a program to improve health equity and care in rural and medically underserved communities in Region 6 (Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.)

Resistance and Resilience: The Impact of Weather Disturbances on the Louisiana and Texas Coast

Resistance and Resilience: The Impact of Weather Disturbances on the Louisiana and Texas Coast

With a new grant from NASA, LSU scientists will track the impact of severe weather disturbances on the coastal wetlands and estuaries in Louisiana and Texas.