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Unique Art and Science Collaboration, "Persistence of Vision: Antarctica," to Premiere in March

Two LSU faculty members, Patricia A. Suchy of the Department of Communication Studies and Vince LiCata of the Department of Biological Sciences, spent most of January and February last year working in Antarctica on an interdisciplinary National Science Foundation Artists and Writers project called "Persistence of Vision Antarctica." The pair worked with scientists and staff at McMurdo Station in Antarctica to recreate modern versions of some of the most iconic photography of the Antarctic continent taken 100 plus years ago.

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Program in Greece Focuses on Food and Culture

Lauren Martin had never traveled abroad before visiting Greece. Martin, a junior in the LSU College of Agriculture majoring in nutrition and food sciences, spent her winter break with seven other students studying food and culture in Athens, Nafplion and Aegina.

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Through the Valley of Death: A Special Collections Perspective on the First World War

LSU Libraries Special Collections marks the 100th anniversary of U.S. involvement in “The Great War” with the exhibition, “Through the Valley of Death: A Special Collections Perspective on the First World War,” running from February 20 – June 2, 2017 in Hill Memorial Library.

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Inner Heroes: What's Your Hero's Major?

LSU University College will host 12 interactive Inner Heroes workshops on March 14-16 and April 4-6 in 150 Allen Hall - located next to Middleton Library.

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SEC Academic Conference at MSU Features Speakers from Government Agencies, SEC Institutions

More than 60 academic and governmental researchers will participate in next month’s SEC Academic Conference as speakers and panelists when the SEC institutions come together to discuss “The Future of Water.”

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The Ogden Honors College Nominates Students for Truman Scholarship

The LSU Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College has nominated four LSU students for the prestigious Truman Scholarship. Michael Denham, Ruth Dunn, Carter Pesson and Chloe Riviere will compete with students from universities across the country for the chance to be named a 2017 Truman Scholar. Students must be selected through an internal competition at LSU in order to compete for the scholarship.

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Campanile Charities, Inc., Awards Center for Energy Studies $15K

The LSU Center for Energy Studies will receive two grants totaling $15,000 from Campanile Charities, Inc., or CCI, in support of its annual energy conference, Energy Summit™. The awards are part of the Campanile Charities’ grant program for 2016-17 comprising several grants of up to $20,000 each for selected LSU academic units and research programs associated with the energy industry.

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