LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Launches Center for Economics, Business, and Policy Research
The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business is proud to announce the establishment of the Center for Economics, Business, and Policy Research (CEBPR). The center, housed in the E. J. Ourso College, is a research group that aims to provide relevant, timely research and insights that inform decision-making, shape policy, and advance the fields of business, economics, and public affairs in Louisiana.
LSU Student Media Journalists Win 15 Awards for Journalism Excellence
Students from LSU Student Media outlets took home 15 awards for journalism excellence in the 2022 Region 12 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) competition.
Exxon Mobil Corporation and ExxonMobil Foundation Invest $2 Million in LSU to Elevate Local Workforce, Advance Strategic Research Initiatives
LSU and ExxonMobil are strengthening their decades-long relationship to collaboratively pursue key priorities set forth in LSU's Scholarship First Agenda, including by advancing energy security and sustainability initiatives, and to invest in local community workforce programs and athletics.
2023 Hurricane Season: LSU Experts Available
LSU has a number of experts available to discuss topics related to storm preparedness, climate, economic impacts, recovery efforts and more during the 2023 hurricane season.
Protecting Presidents and Residents
LSU speech communication alumna Leslie Pichon is one of the nation’s premier cybersecurity leaders. After spending more than 20 years investigating financial fraud and protecting three consecutive American presidents, she is now working to secure Louisiana against cyber threats as Special Agent in Charge of the New Orleans field office of the United States Secret Service.
LSU Researchers Show Mobile Elements Monkeying Around the Genome
Today, an LSU research team led by Mark Batzer, a geneticist, along with 30 collaborators around the world present new research in the journal Science on surprising genetic diversity as well as commonality among six very different-looking species of African baboons.
2023 Louisiana Survey Shows Support for Legal Abortion Grows
Researchers from the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication have released the third report of the 2023 Louisiana Survey. Findings show most residents support legal abortion when the mother’s life is in serious danger and in cases of rape, but opinion divides on other cases.
LSU Names Robert T. Smith Chancellor of LSU Shreveport
LSU has named Robert T. Smith the Chancellor of LSU Shreveport, effective July 10, pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors.
2023 Louisiana Survey Shows Homeowners Face Insurance Challenges
Researchers from the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication have released the second report of the 2023 Louisiana Survey. Findings show homeowners experience canceled policies, difficulty getting new coverage and rising costs.
Honoring the Past While Committing to the Future
LSU has named James P. Gregory Jr. the Director for the William A. Brookshire LSU Military Museum. Gregory is an expert in military history, specifically World War I.
Building Coastal Infrastructure for Communities and National Security
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the world’s largest engineering, design and construction management agencies. Its methods and tools are researched and developed by the Engineer Research and Development Center, commanded by LSU Manship School of Mass Communication alumnus Col. Christian Patterson.
LSU Coastal Experts to Present Latest Findings, Collaborative Work at Biennial State of the Coast Conference
Louisiana’s coast is a cultural resource and economic driver for the globe. Yet, the challenges of coastal land loss brought by sea level rise, erosion and subsidence—as well as severe weather and flooding—continue to threaten the state. Next week, solutions to increase the resilience and sustainability of natural resources, communities and industries in Louisiana will be on proud display at State of the Coast.
Crime Tops List of Public’s Concerns in 2023 Louisiana Survey by LSU Manship School
Researchers from the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication have released the first report of the 2023 Louisiana Survey. Findings show residents remain pessimistic about the direction of the state, and confidence in state government remains low.
LSU to Mark Memorial Day at Noon Ceremony
LSU will honor its former students, faculty and staff as well as all veterans who have given their lives in service to their country on Tuesday, May 30, traditional Memorial Day.
LSU Experts Patent Self-powered Lights That Could Ignite Algae Industry
Two LSU faculty members have been awarded a U.S. patent for a miniature, self-powered light that boosts the production of algae used for health supplements, food, dyes and biofuels.