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LSU Biochemical Researcher Receives DOE Early Career Award to Reveal Nature’s Blueprint for Energy Conversion Through Photosynthesis

David J. Vinyard, an assistant professor in the LSU Department of Biological Sciences and an adjunct assistant professor in the LSU Department of Chemistry, received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program to help understand the photosynthesis process.

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Tech Industry Experts Share How to Succeed

Various technology industry leaders invited by the LSU Center for Computation & Technology, or CCT, participated in a panel discussion last month about what students can expect while working in the tech industry post-graduation.

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Student Move-In Day on Aug. 17 to Kick Off LSU Welcome Week Activities

As the fall 2019 semester is set to begin at LSU, the university's Department of Residential Life will welcome students on Move-In Day, on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in all on-campus residence halls.

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Mississippi River Diversions: Driving Land Gain or Land Loss?

River diversions have not created or maintained land, but resulted in more land loss, according to a new study led by LSU Boyd Professor R. Eugene Turner.

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LSU Expands Online Degree Offerings

New undergraduate, graduate and transfer options available fall semester.

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Mosquito Misery: Can Environmental Changes Reduce Mosquito-Borne Disease?

In autumn, as the heat becomes a bit more bearable and we enter football season, we begin to spend more time outdoors where we are sure to be plagued by that quintessential Louisiana nuisance—mosquitoes. And, mosquitoes are more than just an annual annoyance. Mosquitoes are common pests and vectors for diseases. But, what if more mosquitoes were actually the solution? Rebeca De Jesus Crespo is an assistant professor and landscape ecologist in LSU’s College of the Coast & Environment who is exploring why virus-carrying mosquitoes proliferate in New Orleans and San Juan, Puerto Rico and how promoting mosquito diversity may reduce disease transmission. And, she is looking for New Orleans citizens who would like to assist in her research.

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"Run. Hide. Fight." LSU Employees Learn Active Threat Response

LSU employees from several departments and colleges participated in the "Run. Hide. Fight." course led by LSU's National Center for Biomedical Research and Training/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education.

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