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From field goals to career goals, we empower students to follow their passion and meet challenges head-on. With some of the top-ranked programs across the nation and professors renowned around the world, LSU offers unrivaled academic opportunities and equips our students for success in their fields.

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There are 400+ student organizations and opportunities to enrich your experience.

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It's More Than Research

At LSU, Louisiana's flagship institution, the research we perform is not only our duty, it's what drives us. From cancer and diabetes to coastal sustainability, energy, and agriculture, we improve the lives of our neighbors and loved ones every day. In the past year alone, LSU garnered $160 million in research funds, which returned $490 million in economic impact to the state. 

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Working for Louisiana: Securing Our Future

The health of our people, the integrity of our coast, and the security and prosperity of our industries depend on research and the development of new talent and technologies.

LSU Oceanographer Inducted into the National Academy of Sciences

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LSU College of the Coast & Environment Professor Nancy Rabalais was inducted as a member of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. She is among the 120 elected members - and the only one from Louisiana - recognized for her distinguished achievements in original research in 2021.

The National Academy of Sciences has elected LSU faculty as members in the past. They include LSU Boyd Professor Gabriela González, who was elected in 2017, the late Professor of Physics E. Ward Plummer, the late Pennington Biomedical Research Center Professor in physiology and pharmacology S. M. McCann and the late Richard Russell, who was the founding director of the LSU Coastal Studies Institute.

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A Record Number of Degrees to be Awarded During Spring Commencement

More than 4,500 students are expected to graduate during LSU’s 307th commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21.

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Roy Haggerty Named LSU Executive Vice President & Provost

LSU has named Roy Haggerty, currently dean of the College of Science and Professor of Environmental Geology at Oregon State University, as the next executive vice president and provost. Haggerty will begin at LSU on Aug. 1, pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors.

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LSU Engineering Seniors Design Ball Launcher, Painting Device for Teens with Cerebral Palsy

Her eyes squint to sharpen her focus while her mouth curves into a smile and her fingers push down on the controller, sending a baseball flying through the air. For the past year, 14-year-old Emerson Allen has patiently waited for this moment when she would finally be able to play ball with her classmates.

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LSU is committed to responding to reports of sexual misconduct and to providing survivors with access to medical and emotional support.

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Stay Safe LSU is a university initiative dedicated to the safety and security of our students, faculty, and staff. 

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Whether it’s transitioning to the college environment, participating in peer-mentoring programs or staying on track with your degree, we provide the resources you need to become part of the LSU community and to thrive within it.

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Your time at LSU will go by fast. Whether it’s exploring your interests, helping out in the community, or getting a head start on your career, there are plenty of ways you can get involved. 

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