April 2015 News Releases

 

NDPC Commemorates 20 Years of Preparedness Through Training

This year marks the 20th year since the establishment of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium, or NDPC, which has made a substantial impact on the nation's preparedness. Since 1998, NDPC training has benefited more than 2,746,418 participants in all 50 states and each U.S. territory. In fiscal year 2017 alone, 173,951 participants were trained.

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Matherne's Market to be Retail Anchor Tenant in LSU's Nicholson Gateway

LSU announced today that Matherne's Market will be the retail anchor tenant in the university's new Nicholson Gateway Development Project, currently under construction on a 28-acre site of the Nicholson Drive Corridor, between West Chimes Street and Skip Bertman Drive.

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LSU Opera Student Wins National Prize, Program Sweeps Competition

The LSU Opera program and students competed and earned first prizes at multiple national-level competitions in both New York City and New Orleans.

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China's President Presents Top Foreign Science and Technology Award to LSU Professor

China's President Jinping Xi presented the 2017 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award of the People's Republic of China to Professor Earl Ward Plummer, a faculty member in the LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy.

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Art History Professor Darius Spieth Publishes Book Revolutionary Paris and the Market for Netherlandish Art

Darius Spieth, professor of art history at the LSU School of Art, has recently published the book Revolutionary Paris and the Market for Netherlandish Art (Brill), Studies in the History of Collecting & Art Markets Volume 3. The foreword is by Marc Fumaroli, Académie française. The book restores attention to the aesthetic, intellectual, and economic link between two key periods in the history of art: the “Golden Age” of Dutch and Flemish painting and that of the French Revolution.

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U.S. District Court Grants Summary Judgment and Dismisses All Claims Against LSU in Buchanan Lawsuit

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana has granted summary judgment in favor of LSU and dismissed all claims by Teresa Buchanan in her lawsuit against university administrators.

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City Pork to open in LSU Design Building

The LSU Design Building will soon be the new home to City Pork Deli & Charcuterie. Construction of the new LSU Dining location began in December and is set to open later in the spring of 2018.

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