News from the Office of Academic Affairs

Faculty in Focus: CMDA Associate Professor Brian Shaw

Getting paid to do what you absolutely love, every single day is not something most people can claim. But, that’s a different story for Illinois-born trumpet player and tenured-faculty member, Brian Shaw.

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Success of College Readiness Program at LSU

Dual Enrollment (DE) offered at LSU through the College Readiness Program allows high school students the opportunity to enroll in college courses and receive credit on both their high school and college transcripts simultaneously without ever leaving their high school campuses.

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Design Strengthens Adaptation and Resilience for Coastal Louisiana

Amidst the backdrops of climate change, subsidence, and disasters, Louisianans live and work in a complex, dynamic, and potentially wet environment—one that associate professor of Architecture and director of the Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS) Jeff Carney explores everyday through design.

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Provost's Blog: Bidding Adieu to 2016

In my conversations around campus these past few weeks, someone inevitably utters the phrase, “Good riddance to 2016.” Roiled by an unfortunate series of events, both manmade and natural, 2016 certainly has been memorable…often, for the wrong reasons.

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LSU Strategic Plan 2022 – Planning Update

In November 2015, the University Planning Committee (UPC) met to begin the process of developing a strategic plan to determine the focus of Louisiana State University moving forward over the next five to seven years.

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Engineering Dean Search Well Underway

In June, LSU formally launched a national search to hire the next dean of its College of Engineering. Over the past several months, committee members have vetted applicants, conducted Skype interviews and are now in the process of hosting four candidates for on-campus interviews.

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LSU Now Accepting Credit Earned from other Accredited Institutions During Undergraduate Scholastic Drop

The Office of Academic Affairs, via the Academic Policy Review Committee and the Admissions, Standards & Honors Committee, has approved another change in academic action regulations.

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New Program Created to Recognize Undergraduate Students for Significant Community Engagement

The Center for Community Engagement, Learning & Leadership (CCELL), in conjunction with Volunteer LSU is establishing the Engaged Citizen Program. This program recognizes the accomplishments of undergraduate students who engage significantly with their communities to address critical community needs.

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Call for 2017 University Faculty Award Nominations

Academic Affairs is pleased to issue the formal call for nominations for LSU’s 2017 university faculty awards.

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LSU Learning and Teaching Collaborative Announces 2017 Faculty Colloquium--Small Teaching: From Minor Changes to Major Learning

Research from the learning sciences and from a variety of educational settings suggests that a small number of key principles can improve learning in almost any type of college or university course, from traditional lectures to flipped classrooms.

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LSU Discover Undergraduate Research Program

The LSU Discover Undergraduate Research program is now accepting applications and nominations for the 2017 Discover Scholars awards. LSU Discover Scholars are those students who exemplify outstanding undergraduate research or creative endeavors within their fields.

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Faculty-in-Residence Program

The LSU Department of Residential Life invites faculty to learn about and apply for the Faculty-in-Residence program that seamlessly blends student learning and development inside and outside the classroom.

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