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2017 Hurricane Season: LSU Hurricane Experts Available

Members of the media may be interested in contacting LSU experts for comment or analysis throughout the 2017 hurricane season.

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Franklinton Native Anna C. Sightler Receives National Honor and Scholarship from Phi Eta Sigma

Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society rewarding first-collegiate-year scholarship, announced its Founders Fund Scholarship recipients, granting $295,000 in endowed scholarships or awards to outstanding members of Phi Eta Sigma for undergraduate or graduate study.

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LSU Physicist Awarded Top Gravity Research Prize

LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy Assistant Professor Ivan Agullo has received the first place award from the Gravity Research Foundation for his essay titled "Gravity and Handedness of Photons."

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LSU Marks Memorial Day with Ceremony on May 30

LSU will honor its former students, faculty and staff, as well as all veterans who have given their lives in service to their country on Tuesday, May 30, the traditional date for Memorial Day.

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Lee Upton's New Book Offers Lyrical, Surreal Short Stories

"People--the species defies logic!" reflects the protagonist of one of the dazzling, intricate stories in Visitations, the latest collection from Lee Upton. Upton's characters navigate an array of bewildering situations, from the homeschooled girl trying to communicate telepathically with an injured man she finds on the beach to the experimental theater troupe (called the Community Playas) composed primarily of actors the story's narrator has wronged or been wronged by.

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'Slender Root Rat' Among 2017 Top 10 New Species

LSU Museum of Natural Science Curator of Mammals Jake Esselstyn is part of a team that described one of the International Institute for Species Exploration's Top 10 New Species of 2017.

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LSU Paralegal Studies Program Celebrates Certificate Recipients

BATON ROUGE - A graduation ceremony was held Thursday, May 18, at the Lod Cook Hotel and Convention Center at LSU to recognize those who completed the LSU Paralegal Studies Program in 2017.

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