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Strategic Investment in Cybersecurity Education Drives Record Enrollment at LSU

Enrollment in LSU’s computer science program has tripled over the last decade, largely driven by growing student interest in cybersecurity, part of the defense priority of LSU’s Scholarship First Agenda.

LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences Announces AI-Engaged Classroom in the Humanities and Social Sciences Initiative

LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences Announces AI-Engaged Classroom in the Humanities and Social Sciences Initiative

The courses in the AI-Engaged Classroom in Humanities and Social Sciences Initiative include introductory, intermediate, and advanced classes, offered by over 30 faculty members across 8 departments in HSS. These courses take a wide range of approaches to thinking about and working with AI.

LSU Stephenson Technologies Corporation Names James Olson President and CEO, Tiffany Galasso COO

LSU Stephenson Technologies Corporation Names James Olson President and CEO, Tiffany Galasso COO

James M. Olson, executive director of the LSU Stephenson Security Programs Institute and retired U.S. Navy Captain, has been appointed President and CEO of Stephenson Technologies Corporation, or STC, effective October . Tiffany Galasso, senior program manager at STC, was named the new Chief Operating Officer effective September 1.

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Her Research Holds Water: Meet Art + Design Senior Kayla Dearman

LSU senior, digital art major and stop motion animation aficionado Kayla Dearman has come up with a new technique to emulate water for stop motion animation, using non-toxic and biodegradable hydrogels.

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LSU Names Todd Woodward Vice President of Marketing & Communications

LSU has selected Todd Woodward to serve as the Vice President of Marketing & Communications, effective November 1 pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors.

LSU Ranks Among Top 75 Universities in the Nation Granted U.S. Utility Patents

LSU Ranks Among Top 75 Universities in the Nation Granted U.S. Utility Patents

Highest Ranking in LSU History Situates LSU as a leader among the more than 2,600 undergraduate degree granting universities in the nation

LSU Computer Science Professor Part of National Cloud Computing Project

LSU Computer Science Professor Part of National Cloud Computing Project

LSU is one of several institutions that will be partnering soon with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Microsoft Corp., and Micron Technology to make computational chemistry broadly available to applied researchers and industrial users.

Upton Testifies on Capitol Hill Regarding Offshore Lease Sales, Hydraulic Fracturing Bills

LSU Energy Expertise Called Upon to Provide Guidance to Nation’s Leaders

On Thursday, September 28, Center for Energy Studies (CES) Interim Executive Director Greg Upton testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources regarding two bills: HR 5616 by Rep. Garret Graves, “BRIDGE Production Act of 2023,” requiring BOEM to conduct offshore lease sales, and HR 1121 by Rep. Jeff Duncan, “Protecting American Energy Production Act,” that would ensure that the federal government could not declare a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing unless Congress were to authorize one.

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 US Department of Homeland Security has granted $22 million to the LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Academy for Counter-Terrorist Education, or LSU NCBRT/ACE.

LSU RESEARCHERS PUBLISH GEOLOCATION DATASET OF ALL U.S. GALLERIES, LIBRARIES, ARCHIVES AND MUSEUMS

LSU Researchers Publish Geolocation Dataset of all U.S. Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums

Cultural heritage institutions, including galleries, libraries, archives and museums, or GLAMs, are being impacted by climate change. About 56 percent of these institutions reported increased damage to collections due to water or moisture between 2017-2019. Of that damage, about 10 percent was the result of natural disasters. As storm season ramps up in the south, LSU researchers reached a significant milestone in a research project aimed at assisting our nation's historical/natural/scientific/cultural collections remain safe and intact.

LSU Office of Data and Strategic Analytics Announces 2023-2024 Faculty Fellows

LSU Office of Data and Strategic Analytics Announces 2023-2024 Faculty Fellows

The LSU Office of Data and Strategic Analytics is proud to announce the 2023-2024 Faculty Fellows. Each of the Faculty Fellows specializes in Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). This team will help bolster the efforts of the newly established Office of Data and Strategic Analytics.

CLOSING THE GAP: LSU RECEIVES $5M FUNDING TO BUILD HIGH FREQUENCY RADAR SYSTEMS ON THE COAST

Closing the Gap: LSU Receives $5M Funding to Build High Frequency Radar Systems on the Coast

From energy production to recreational fishing, Louisiana’s coastal waters are a busy place. Having reliable data about oceanic conditions can be critical to safe operations for those who work and play in coastal waters. Up until now, Louisiana’s Gulf Coast has been hampered by a lack of high-quality information about currents, waves and other important factors.

LSU, SIU Researchers Examine Better Spectrum Sharing Modeling

LSU, SIU Researchers Examine Better Spectrum Sharing Modeling

It may be taken for granted on a daily basis, but a worldwide increase in spectrum usage has made spectrum sharing an important economic topic. At the heart of that topic is ensuring that spectrum management mechanisms are efficient, fair, and maintain user privacy.

Football Fridays at The Cook

Football Fridays at The Cook

Join the LSU Alumni Association this fall for Football Fridays at The Cook that will feature former LSU & NFL Legend Eddie Kennison and Jordy Culotta, host of the Jordy Culotta show as event emcees and an array of LSU Football Legends to enjoy lunch, libations and storytelling throughout the ages.

LSU partners with GreenFig Micro Education

LSU partners with GreenFig Micro Education to provide digital skills and credentials to thousands looking to compete in the booming coding-adjacent jobs market

According to the World Economic Forum, 90% of jobs require digital skills. The ever-changing workforce needs new digital skills, including the technical know-how and experience to manage today's most powerful cloud-computing software applications. To support today's workforce needs, LSU Online & Continuing Education is launching four new programs through a collaboration with GreenFig, a leading industry-driven education company.