In the late 1930s and early 1940s, Roger Martin du Gard was one of the most famous writers in the Western world. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1937, and his works, especially "Les Thibault," a multivolume novel, were translated into English and read widely. Today, this close friend of André Gide, Albert Camus and André Malraux is almost unknown, largely because he left unfinished the long project he began in the 1940s, "Lieutenant Colonel de Maumort."
Madelyn Smith of Lafayette, La., recently was awarded a Study Abroad Grant worth $1,000 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi--the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Smith is one of 50 students nationwide to receive the award.
Experimental Statistics Professor Luis A. Escobar is co-author of the book "Statistical Intervals: A Guide for Practitioners and Researchers," which was just published by the prestigious editorial John Wiley & Sons earlier in April.
The fifth annual Geaux BIG Baton Rouge was held Saturday, April 1, 2017, beginning with an opening ceremony on the LSU Natatorium Field. Geaux BIG Baton Rouge is an LSU student organization that plans and implements the largest day service event at LSU that unites the university community and Baton Rouge residents through service in order to express appreciation for the community's support.
LSU PD hosted the United States Police Canine Association's Region 10 Field Trials. Two LSU K9s participated in explosive-detection certification.
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The LSU Office of the Dean of Students presented the Tiger Twelve Class of 2017 at a ceremony held Saturday, April 22, at 2:30 p.m. in the rotunda of the LSU Business Education Complex.