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Chunli Dai

LSU CEE Professor Researches Sea Level Rise

LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Chunli Dai recently received a $68,740 grant from the California Institute of Technology for her research on sea level rise, which could affect every person on the globe.

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Anna Cohen-Rosenblum

LSU Health’s Cohen-Rosenblum 1st Female British Hip Society Traveling Fellow

Anna Cohen-Rosenblum, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, is the first female to be awarded the prestigious The Hip Society-British Hip Society Traveling Fellowship.

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Lake Dredging

Work Anticipated to Begin in University Lakes Soon

Pending permit approval of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is expected soon, restoration work will then begin in University Lake near the intersection of East Lakeshore Drive and Stanford Avenue.

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Mike the Tiger

Shell Invests $27.5 Million in LSU to Establish Institute for Energy Innovation and Catalyze New Campus District Focused on Scientific Discovery

A $27.5 million gift from Shell USA, Inc., will establish the LSU Institute for Energy Innovation and enable construction of the LSU Our Lady of the Lake Interdisciplinary Science Building, the university's top capital priority.

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Heymsfield and Brown

International Team Including Two Pennington Biomedical Faculty Awarded $25 Million for Cancer Research

Pennington Biomedical Research Center faculty members Steven B. Heymsfield, M.D., and Justin C. Brown, Ph.D., are members of a team led by the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Weill Cornell Medicine and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory ­that have secured $25 million to take on the challenge of cachexia, the debilitating wasting condition responsible for up to 30 percent of cancer deaths.

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Astronaut Scholars

Two LSU Students Named 2022-23 Astronaut Scholars by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

LSU students Rachael Coates, a native of Baton Rouge, and Cale Locicero, a native of Metairie, were named 2022-23 Astronaut Scholars, becoming LSU’s 13th and 14th recipients ever.

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Dr. O'Neill

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Dr. Catherine O’Neal from our Health and Medical Advisory Committee offers insight into our decision to lift the mask mandate and make other changes to our COVID-19 protocols.
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