Recent News Releases

 

LSU Weekly Media Briefing to be Held Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 10 a.m.

LSU will hold its weekly virtual press briefing with university administrators, including Executive Vice President & Provost Stacia Haynie, Chief of Staff Ashley Arceneaux and Associate Vice President in the Office of Research & Economic Development Keena Arbuthnot, on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 10 a.m.

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LSU Announces Brandon Common as the New Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students

LSU is proud to announce and welcome Brandon Common as the university's new Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students. Common, who currently serves as assistant vice president of student affairs for campus life at Illinois Wesleyan University, will serve as LSU's principle student advocate and provide strategic leadership for programs, services, events and experiences that enhance the LSU student experience.

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Distinguished National Journalists to Discuss Relationship Between the Press and the President at LSU Reilly Center’s 2020 Media Leaders Forum

The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will host its 2020 Media Leaders Forum, “The Press and the President: An In-Depth Look at the Difficult Relationship Between President Trump and the Media,” on Oct. 1.

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LSU Sociologist Publishes New Book on Alt-Right Gangs

A new book by LSU Department of Sociology Associate Professor and gang scholar Matthew Valasik is the first book to conceptualize alt-right youth groups and situate their appearance across a broad array of academic literature.

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BRAC, LSU, Southern Announce Collaboration to Retain Graduates

Initiative seeks to connect university talent to the region's business community through internships.

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LSU Physicists Develop and Demonstrate a Method to Eliminate Quantum Radiation Pressure Noise in Gravitational Wave Detectors

LSU Ph.D. physics alumnus Jonathan Cripe and a team of LSU researchers have conducted a new experiment with scientists from Caltech and Thorlabs to explore a way to improve gravitational wave detector sensitivity.

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Four LSU Finance Professors Uncover the Influence of Demographics and Governmental Restrictions on Social Distancing

Department of Finance Professors Rajesh Narayanan and R. Kelley Pace, and Assistant Professors James Nordlund and Dimuthu Ratnadiwakera developed a computational model of social distancing behavior throughout the U.S.

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