Recent News Releases
LSU Manship School to Host Rear Admiral John Kirby & Gordon Johndroe for National Security and Foreign Affairs Communication Summit
LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will host CNN military and diplomatic analyst Rear Admiral John Kirby USN (ret) and Vice President of Government Operations Communications at The Boeing Company Gordon Johndroe for “Classified Communications: Messaging for National Security and Foreign Affairs” on April 8. The summit is hosted by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, Cornerstone Government Affairs and Taylor Porter at LSU’s Manship School and will focus on how mass communication professionals cover and disperse military, foreign affairs and national security information. The event will investigate the methods the military and national security organizations use to keep the public informed in peacetime, conflict and war.
LSU will host the inaugural LSU Undergraduate Research Week from April 5-12 to showcase the research conducted by LSU undergraduate students and offer the opportunity for LSU students, faculty, staff and the general public to explore the research conducted throughout campus.
The eighth annual Geaux BIG Baton Rouge will be held on Saturday, March 23, beginning with an opening ceremony on the LSU Parade Ground at 8:30 a.m. This event is coordinated and executed by the LSU student organization Geaux BIG Baton Rouge and is advised and supported by the professional staff of LSU Campus Life.
LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will host the Louisiana Scholastic Press Association (LSPA) Summer Journalism Institute June 11-15, 2019. The Institute offers an opportunity for teens interested in potential careers in media, journalism and visual communication to learn from the nation’s best media professionals and instructors.
LSU Law students Briana Falcon and Joe Heaton were crowned national champions of the Lefkowitz National Trademark Law Moot Court Competition at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., on March 17.
Yogesh Saini, assistant professor in the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, has recently received an Outstanding New Environmental Scientist award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to conduct innovative research on ozone-induced lung diseases.
Six LSU faculty members who are leaders in their fields received the Rainmaker Award for Research and Creative Activity from the LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, or ORED, this week. Rainmakers are faculty members who balance their teaching and research responsibilities while extending the impact of their work to the world beyond academia.