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LSU Engineering Researchers Seek Advancements in Underwater Construction

LSU Engineering Researchers Seek Advancements in Underwater Construction

In 2022, the average global sea level reached a record high at 101.2 millimeters—four inches above 1993 levels. That same year, the National Weather Service recorded an all-time high of 13 “significant weather events.” Both of these statistics signal a greater challenge when it comes to the resiliency of coastal communities and their infrastructure, but it’s one a pair of LSU Engineering researchers are taking on through a nearly $500,000 National Science Foundation Future Manufacturing Award.

LSU Innovation Wins $600,000 Federal Grant to Help Technology Entrepreneurs

LSU Innovation Wins $600,000 Federal Grant to Help Technology Entrepreneurs

LSU has been awarded a $600,000 U.S. Economic Development Administration grant to boost technology entrepreneurship in the Capital Region. The Baton Rouge Initiative for Development, Growth and Entrepreneurship, or BRIDGE, program will use the EDA funding to support entrepreneurs and their startups through technical support, a mentorship program with local mentors and executives-in-residence based on an analysis of their needs.

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Small Businesses Seek Support From LSU Cybersecurity Clinic

Louisiana small businesses are lining up to receive free services through the LSU Cybersecurity Clinic, the first such clinic in the nation to be funded by the National Security Agency, or NSA.

Michael Cole Fontenot wears a headset during an AR and VR technology with researchers and fellow students

Expertise in Human Behavior Helps Solve Tech Challenges for the Department of Defense

LSU psychology major Michael Cole Fontenot from Ville Platte, Louisiana, is helping to protect the lives of American soldiers through his research into the psychological aspects of military cybersecurity as part of a $600,000 project for DARPA.

Rendering of Technovation Center meeting room

Building Talent Pipelines with Industry

Ingalls Information Security, a cybersecurity services provider based in Central Louisiana, has partnered with LSU Alexandria and LSU Shreveport to educate and train homegrown talent and build cybersecurity business in and for the state.


LSU and Tulane Awarded $22 Million for Plan to Save Lower Mississippi River Delta

Researchers at LSU and Tulane University have been awarded $22 million by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to lead a 15-member consortium that will chart a new course for the future of the fragile Lower Mississippi River Delta.

Cecila Carson, Gov. Edwards, Susan Russell and Robert Twillery

Gov. Edwards Announces LSU Litter Institute to Help Solve State, National, International Problem

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced the new LSU Litter Institute that will address the statewide and worldwide challenge of removing litter and debris from our roadways and waterways.

LSU Developing an Experimental Pipeline for High School Exposure to Cybersecurity Education

LSU Develops Experimental Approach to High School Cybersecurity Education

When a comprehensive research university operates a K-12 lab school on its flagship campus and there’s a 750,000-wide workforce gap for cybersecurity professionals in the U.S., graduate students and high school students come together for some unusual approaches to learning—and tastes.


Gov. John Bel Edwards, LSU President William F. Tate IV to Celebrate Completion of Huey P. Long Field House Restoration Project

On Tuesday, October 24, the LSU College of Human Sciences & Education will host Governor John Bel Edwards and LSU leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony, celebrating the Huey P. Long Field House restoration project.

Offshore Wind Turbines

LSU Offshore Wind Consortium Secures EDA Tech Hub Designation to Elevate Louisiana Energy Leadership

President Biden and the Economic Development Administration have announced an LSU-led consortium, Gulf Louisiana Offshore Wind, or GLOW, Propeller, as one of only 31 newly designated Tech Hubs.

Lillian Beck

‘A Chance to Make the World a Safer Place’

With $600,000 in additional support from the National Science Foundation, or NSF, LSU is rapidly expanding its Scholarship for Service CyberCorps program to grow a bigger, better cyber workforce for the state and nation.

Gov. Edwards, President Tate Open Doors to New LSU Cybersecurity Operations Center, Protection Model for Louisiana

Gov. Edwards, President Tate Open Doors to New LSU Cybersecurity Operations Center, Protection Model for Louisiana

Governor John Bel Edwards and LSU President William F. Tate IV cut the ribbon to the LSU and LONI Security Operations Center, or SOC, on the flagship campus in Baton Rouge, opening the doors to a new cybersecurity workforce development and protection model for Louisiana and LSU that is garnering national attention.

Workers in Cybersecurity Lab

Louisiana Enables Cyber Protection for Higher Ed in the State Through LSU

With $7.5 million in support from the state legislature, higher education in Louisiana can now gain cyber protection—at no additional cost to the institution—through an industry-leading model developed at LSU.


LSU President & Boyd Professors Celebrate Elite Faculty Accomplishments at Presidential Laurel Event

In its second year, this event highlights the exceptional academic, creative, and research accomplishments of faculty from all eight LSU institutions over the last academic year. This award is very selective, with a goal of highlighting the exceptional stature of our collective faculty in their respective fields while celebrating success and encouraging aspiration among peers.

National Sports Media Experts to Examine NIL, Sports Journalism, Olympic Impact at Interactive LSU Sports Summit

National Sports Media Experts to Examine NIL, Sports Journalism, Olympic Impact at Interactive LSU Sports Summit

Leading sports media professionals and scholars will convene at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Sports Summit to explore trends, challenges and innovations in the sports media industry on Thursday, Oct. 12. The daylong summit will feature panels on NIL, mobile gaming, sports journalism and social media, Olympic impact and connectivity, and more.