Recent News Releases
For the 11th straight year, LSU Law is ranked among the nation’s Best Value Law Schools by preLaw magazine.
The U.S. Department of State has awarded $809,000 to LSU's National Center for Biomedical Research and Training/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education, or LSU NCBRT/ACE.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded Monday, October 14, 2019, to Abhijit Banerjee (MIT), Esther Duflo (MIT), and Michael Kremer (Harvard) for their “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” The three researchers study problems like education deficiencies and child health scientifically and the research conducted by this year’s Laureates have considerably improved our ability to fight global poverty. In just two decades, their new experiment-based approach has transformed development economics, which is now a flourishing field of research. They break issues into smaller questions, search for evidence about which interventions work to resolve them and seek practical ways to bring those treatments to scale.
LSU has announced the 2019 Homecoming Court and is set to announce the queen and king on Saturday, Oct. 12. The court is comprised of 14 exceptional students that represent the sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduate classifications plus graduate, law, and veterinary school students, and many of the university's most dynamic student organizations. Only the six senior court members are eligible for king or queen honors.
Louisiana’s Seafood Future released a report that summarizes a year of outreach to the Louisiana seafood industry. The report’s findings draw on public meetings with and surveys completed by seafood industry members in the last year.
LSU will host the 10th annual South-Central Conference on Mesoamerica, or SCCM.
More than 10 decades ago, Emilie Snethlage, a German naturalist, left her homeland and traveled alone to study the terrain of Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest. This year, for the first time in LSU’s history, an all-female expedition team took a page from Snethlage’s notes and spent several weeks surveying an unexplored area of the Amazon.