LSU Names Two Associate Vice Presidents to join the Office of Research & Economic Development

LSU Names Two Associate Vice Presidents to join the Office of Research & Economic Development

Stephania Cormier and John Flake will work to advance the five research priorities of LSU's Scholarship First Agenda: agriculture, biomedicine, coast, defense and energy.

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LSU Enabled Professional Career in Music, Then Cybersecurity

LSU alumnus Andrew Trimble had to put his trumpet down due to a medical condition but found a new career securing communications and data for the U.S. Army after completing LSU Online & Continuing Education’s Cyber Bootcamp.

LSU Innovation Wins $600,000 Federal Grant to Help Technology Entrepreneurs

LSU Innovation Wins $600,000 Federal Grant to Help Technology Entrepreneurs

LSU has been awarded a $600,000 U.S. Economic Development Administration grant to boost technology entrepreneurship in the Capital Region. The Baton Rouge Initiative for Development, Growth and Entrepreneurship, or BRIDGE, program will use the EDA funding to support entrepreneurs and their startups through technical support, a mentorship program with local mentors and executives-in-residence based on an analysis of their needs.

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Small Businesses Seek Support From LSU Cybersecurity Clinic

Louisiana small businesses are lining up to receive free services through the LSU Cybersecurity Clinic, the first such clinic in the nation to be funded by the National Security Agency, or NSA.

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Expertise in Human Behavior Helps Solve Tech Challenges for the Department of Defense

LSU psychology major Michael Cole Fontenot from Ville Platte, Louisiana, is helping to protect the lives of American soldiers through his research into the psychological aspects of military cybersecurity as part of a $600,000 project for DARPA.

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Building Talent Pipelines with Industry

Ingalls Information Security, a cybersecurity services provider based in Central Louisiana, has partnered with LSU Alexandria and LSU Shreveport to educate and train homegrown talent and build cybersecurity business in and for the state.


LSU and Tulane Awarded $22 Million for Plan to Save Lower Mississippi River Delta

Researchers at LSU and Tulane University have been awarded $22 million by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to lead a 15-member consortium that will chart a new course for the future of the fragile Lower Mississippi River Delta.

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Gov. Edwards Announces LSU Litter Institute to Help Solve State, National, International Problem

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced the new LSU Litter Institute that will address the statewide and worldwide challenge of removing litter and debris from our roadways and waterways.

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LSU Offshore Wind Consortium Secures EDA Tech Hub Designation to Elevate Louisiana Energy Leadership

President Biden and the Economic Development Administration have announced an LSU-led consortium, Gulf Louisiana Offshore Wind, or GLOW, Propeller, as one of only 31 newly designated Tech Hubs.

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‘A Chance to Make the World a Safer Place’

With $600,000 in additional support from the National Science Foundation, or NSF, LSU is rapidly expanding its Scholarship for Service CyberCorps program to grow a bigger, better cyber workforce for the state and nation.