The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication and partners will host the first installment of season seven of the “Racism: Dismantling the System” series. The new episode, “Equity at the Ballot Box: Discriminatory Obstacles to Voting,” will take place Sept. 19, at 3:30 p.m. CT, via Zoom.
Powered by its Scholarship First Agenda, which drives solutions-focused research investment in agriculture, biomedicine, coast, defense and energy, LSU reports a record $428 million in total research activity in just one year with an estimated $1.2 billion in economic impact on Louisiana.
On Friday, Sept. 8, the LSU Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to designate Kenneth J. Schafer, Ball Family Distinguished Professor in Physics & Astronomy the rank of Boyd Professor--the highest and most prestigious academic rank at LSU.
LSU researchers have been awarded $500K by the National Science Foundation to build a shared data storage system to elevate the research experience not just at LSU, but at universities across Louisiana.
LSU Professor of Journalism John Hamilton Honored with American Journalism Historians Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award
John Maxwell Hamilton, professor of journalism at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Sidney Kobre Award for Lifetime Achievement, the American Journalism Historians Association’s (AJHA) highest honor.
Faculty in the Department of Environmental Sciences, or DES, hope to begin remedying this situation with a new, $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation. It is part of a larger $6 million multi-institutional effort intended to help rural areas adapt to climate change.
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Announces 2023 Hall of Fame Distinction Inductees and Outstanding Young Alum Award Winner
The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business is proud to announce the 2023 Hall of Distinction inductees—Kip Knight and Joaneane Smith. In addition, this year’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient is Jacques Bourque. The college will honor Knight, Smith, and Bourque at a banquet on Thursday, November 9, at the Business Education Complex.
LSU has named Brandon Common the permanent Vice President for Student Affairs, effective September 1, pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors. Common began his career at LSU as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students in December 2020, and has served as Interim Vice President for Student Affairs since January 2023.
LSU has named Anzilla Gilmore to the position of Associate Vice President for Facility & Property Oversight, which includes executive level planning, policy development, and administrative
Ives will join LSU in October from North Carolina’s Catawba College, which became the first certified carbon-neutral college in the Southeast U.S. under his leadership.
A team of LSU researchers from electrical and computer engineering and physics was recently awarded nearly $500,000 from the National Science Foundation for a project to develop quantum computing-inspired algorithms that will address optimization problems appearing in various critical infrastructure systems, including power systems.
This new unit represents a significant milestone in the Ourso College’s commitment to providing students with exceptional educational and professional development opportunities. OGBP will offer services to enhance graduate students’ academic and professional journeys, like career coaching, professional development resources, experiential learning programs, international travel experiences, networking and industry engagement opportunities, and program application and admission oversight.
LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will honor the accomplishments of four distinguished mass communication professionals as they are inducted into the Manship School Hall of Fame at its annual gala on September 21, 2023.
Richard spearheaded LSU's successful pursuit of NSA designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations in 2022. The LSU Cyber Center will support projects and programs across disciplines to help secure people and infrastructure on the new frontier of state and national defense, in alignment with LSU's Scholarship First Agenda.
In five years’ time, LSU Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Jimmy Lawrence’s current project may enable patients to benefit from metal-free MRI contrast agents that are safer, more reliable, and chemically versatile. Indeed, these new contrast agents could prove crucial for the diagnosis and monitoring of damaged blood vessels, small tumors, and abnormal tissues.