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Rocket Man: LSU Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Max Faget Remembered 50 Years After Moon Landing

Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong is rightfully remembered for taking man’s first steps on the moon nearly 50 years ago on June 20, 1969. Less well known, perhaps, is LSU Mechanical Engineering alumnus Maxime “Max” Faget, who designed the spacecraft responsible for that “giant leap for mankind.”

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LSU to Hold Memorial Day Ceremony on May 30

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 Thursday, May 30, traditional Memorial Day.

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High-Quality Jadeite Tool Discovered in Underwater Ancient Salt Works in Belize

Researchers say the find shows the importance of salt and Maya salt workers more than 1,000 years ago.

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Nancee Sorenson Named Chancellor of LSU Eunice

Nancee Sorenson has been selected as the next chancellor of LSU Eunice, LSU President F. King Alexander announced. Sorenson is currently the president at Hillsborough Community College, Brandon Campus.

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LSU Department of Accounting to Host Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference

The 2019 Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference will be held July 17-18, at the Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Ave., Baton Rouge. This conference is sponsored by the Department of Accounting in the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business.

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LSU Ogden Honors College Graduates 113 Students

The LSU Ogden Honors College graduated 113 students and recognized outstanding seniors during the Ogden Honors College spring 2019 graduation ceremony.

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College of Engineering Graduate Stewart Lockett Awarded Sean O'Keefe Leadership Award

During the College of Engineering graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 11, the Sean O'Keefe Leadership Award was presented to Stewart Lockett, a biological engineering major from New Iberia, La. Lockett served as LSU student body president and student member of the LSU Board of Supervisors for the last year.

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