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First Lady Donna Edwards to Give Commencement Address at LSU Ogden Honors College Graduation

First Lady of Louisiana Donna Edwards will give a commencement address at the LSU Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 10, at 1 p.m.

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The Southern Review's Spring 2018 Issue Now Available

The Southern Review is pleased to announce the publication of its spring 2018 issue. This new issue features a range of voices from writers around the country and across the globe, including a fabular version of a Florida prom by emerging author Brenda Peynado; a hopeful moment in Kentucky, as told by Ed Falco; and a poem about backpacking across Japan by Freeman Rogers.

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LSU's Archaeological Treasure

At LSU, there are two very large earthen mounds built by Native Americans that are much older than the Egyptian pyramids. An LSU archaeologist and geologist recently led an excavation of one of the mounds with undergraduate researchers. They share what they know about these unique, archeological treasures on LSU's campus.

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Rep. Steve Scalise to Deliver LSU and LSU Law Commencement Addresses

LSU alumnus Rep. Steve Scalise, U.S. House Majority Whip and the third ranking House Republican leader, will deliver the keynote address at LSU's 295th commencement on Friday, May 11, and the main address at the LSU Law Center's commencement ceremony, on Friday, June 1. Both ceremonies will take place in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

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More than 100 High School and College Students Gain Valuable Research Experience through President's Initiative

A breakfast event was held this week at the LSU Student Union in the Atchafalaya Room for current and future President's Future Leaders in Research students, parents, teachers and school administrators to recognize the accomplishments of the student researchers.

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Mathematics Instructor Julia Ledet Awarded University College's George H. Deer Distinguished Teaching Award

LSU University College presented its annual "Celebration of Excellence" Spring Awards program in March at The Club at LSU Union Square. The college awarded $61,000 through 52 undergraduate student scholarships, three LSU faculty teaching awards, two graduate teaching assistant awards, and one LSU Advisor of the Year Award.

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Celebrating LSU's Culture of Innovation

Inventions that will improve cancer treatment, prolong cell phone battery life and even eliminate a disease in horses are among the 15 new LSU patents that will be recognized at the Inventorship Showcase on April 25.

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