By partnering with Louisiana communities, LSU works to improve lives across the state.

Kaitlyn Smith

Baton Rouge Magnet High School Student Makes ‘Smart’ Appliances Wiser at LSU

Kaitlyn Smith is a student doing cybersecurity research in the College of Engineering and the Center for Computation & Technology at the flagship, but she’s not your average LSU student. In fact, she’s not an LSU student at all—she’s a high schooler with a passion for cybersecurity.

LSU Shreveport’s SOC

Louisiana Enables Cyber Protection for All Universities Through LSU

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

University Lab School 10th graders Olivia Sterling and Brooke Crain

Cyber Smoothie, Anyone?

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.

Jubilee Justice's Konda Mason with farm manager Myles Gaines

Louisiana Entrepreneurs Seek Support from LSU Cybersecurity Clinic

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

Morgan Decuir

Ensuring Student Success for All

LSU alumna Morgan Decuir is a first-generation college graduate. She leads STEM education for kindergarten through fourth grade at Caneview K-8 in Port Allen and recently won the Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge, bringing more STEM learning opportunities to her community and to Louisiana students.

Cyber padlock for Louisiana

LSU Leads the Way in Cyber Protection for Louisiana Higher Ed

The establishment of student-run Security Operations Centers on LSU’s flagship campus in Baton Rouge and at LSU Shreveport will enhance the security posture of the LSU system and create a blueprint for 31 institutions of higher learning in the state to protect themselves from cyberattacks.

LSUA Impact Map In Central Louisiana

Building a Pipeline for Dental Care

With $520K in state support, LSU is expanding the LSU Health New Orleans dental hygiene program to LSU Alexandria to address acute workforce needs in central Louisiana.

CERA flood modeling for Hurricane Ian

LSU, State Meet Growing U.S. Demand for Storm Surge and Flood Predictions

With support from the Louisiana Legislature, LSU is increasing the capacity of one of its most in-demand tools to protect coastal communities from flooding and storm surge while adding operational relevance to the science that supports it.

Home in Houma, but at what price?

Making Homes More Resilient and Affordable

LSU AgCenter’s LaHouse partners with builders and policymakers to protect residents and lower insurance costs.

LSU veterinary medicine students

State Investment in LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Helps Address National Vet Shortage

Initial $2.2 million in state investment is propelling the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine toward a bold goal of almost doubling admissions by next year from 120 to 200.

Jiri Adamec

Solving Cancer, Together

With investment by the state, LSU is attracting and supporting top research talent to solve some of the biggest challenges in cancer care for patients and families, starting with Louisianans.

Tara Jones was interviewed by LSU students

Ogden Honors Students Capture Voices of Louisiana’s Veterans

Students in the LSU Ogden Honors College are capturing powerful first-person narratives of Louisianans who served in the military.

LSU's Edward Benoit, III's father, Edward Benoit, Jr., wrote many letters home while in the Air Force

Virtual Footlocker Project Helps Soldiers, Archivists Save Military Memorabilia

LSU’s Edward Benoit, III, is working to make sure stories about the American war experience do not go untold.

LSUA-Fort Polk STARBASE groundbreaking

LSUA Extends Department of Defense STARBASE Program to Western Louisiana

LSU Alexandria has partnered with the Department of Defense to extend its premier youth outreach program, STARBASE, to Fort Polk Army base and schools in western Louisiana, help build the state’s and nation’s STEM workforce.

LSU Health New Orleans burn surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Carter with Ukrainian and New Orleans colleagues

LSU Health New Orleans Leads Education to Treat Burn and Blast Injuries

Burn surgeons at LSU Health New Orleans are helping first responders in military war zones and civilian life learn how to treat burn and blast injuries with $4.6 million in support from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command.