Dr. David Guzick Selected Chancellor of LSU Health Shreveport
The National Academy of Medicine-recognized physician will begin on Jan. 9
LSU Political Communication Scholar’s Research Team Awarded $5 Million NSF Grant to Study Online Harassment of Journalists
Kathleen Searles, associate professor of political communication at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, is co-leading research funded by the National Science Foundation to expand work on supporting journalists facing online harassment campaigns.
FDA Cautions Horse Owners Not to Feed Recalled Lots of Top of the Rockies Alfalfa Cubes due to Reports of Illness and Death
The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is working with the FDA and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry to investigate this issue and treat some of the affected horses.
AI and Alternative Data Could Help Millions Gain Access to Credit
Less than half of all U.S. adults have access to prime credit because of their credit score. But new LSU and Harvard University research shows a lot more people could become eligible if lenders use artificial intelligence, or AI, and alternative data, such as education and employment history. Smarter underwriting algorithms would especially benefit recent college graduates and young people with short credit histories as well as people with low or no credit scores.
National Academy of Inventors Selects Two LSU Faculty Innovators
LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Comparative Biomedical Sciences Professor Tammy Dugas and LSU Mechanical Engineering Professor Michael Khonsari have been elected as fellows to the National Academy of Inventors.
Coupled Computer Modeling Can Help More Accurately Predict Coastal Flooding, Study Determines
LSU researchers used a unique coupled computer modeling approach to accurately recreate the coastal flooding that occurred during Hurricane Florence, demonstrating that it is more accurate than traditional modeling approaches.
LSU School of Social Work Professor Awarded Grant for Reducing Disparities in Disaster-related Mental Health Burden
LSU School of Social Work Assistant Professor Jennifer Scott was awarded a grant by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to adapt, deliver and assess the efficacy of a brief group mental health intervention in East Baton Rouge Parish organizations.
Chemical Industry Leader BASF Taps LSU to Help Optimize Its Operations Using AI
BASF, the largest chemical producer in the world, is collaborating with LSU chemical engineers to better understand and predict its own production ebbs and flows using artificial intelligence, or AI.
LSU Study Shows Landbuilding, Site of Freshwater Diversion
LSU College of the Coast & Environment scientists have published an analysis of two existing freshwater diversions on the state’s coastline, one of which shows a significant amount of land having formed over the past 17 years.
Who Built the LSU Campus Mounds Provides Insight into these Prehistoric Treasures
The LSU Campus Mounds sit on high ground overlooking the Mississippi River floodplain and have been a gathering place and destination for people for thousands of years.