LSU’s Social Research & Evaluation Center Named Center of Research Excellence by Louisiana Board of Regents
The LSU Social Research & Evaluation Center (SREC) in the LSU College of Human Sciences & Education has been named a Louisiana Board of Regents Center of Research Excellence. SREC is the second Center of Research Excellence at Louisiana State University A&M and the only center focused on evaluating and researching social issues affecting our communities.
Scientists Claire Berryman and Stephen Hennigar joined LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center to build on three decades as the leading academic provider of nutrition science for the Department of Defense.
Cross-campus opportunities forge partnership to support national security, protect Louisiana's citizens and transform Tigers into the next generation of agents.
LSU is partnering with Spin, a San Francisco-based company working with over 70 North American cities and campuses on micromobility solutions, to provide electric scooter transportation for students, faculty, staff and visitors on the Baton Rouge campus. The initiative is part of an LSU micromobility research project on transportation sustainability and efficiency.
With $520K in state support, LSU is expanding the LSU Health New Orleans dental hygiene program to LSU Alexandria to address acute workforce needs in central Louisiana.
LSU cybersecurity professor Ibrahim “Abe” Baggili is among an elite group of individuals selected by the Military Cyber Professionals Association to receive the prestigious Order of Thor medal this year.
As the demand for electric vehicles, cell phones, and computers continues to grow, so does the demand for lithium used in lithium-ion batteries. While this soft, alkali metal known as “white gold” is abundant in certain countries, the mining process and safety issues are of concern to researchers. One such researcher is LSU Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Ying Wang, who is using a Board of Regents grant to design a non-metal rechargeable battery that could one day replace lithium batteries on Earth and in space.
LSU has named Matt Lee as Vice President for Agriculture and Dean of the College of Agriculture. Lee has been serving as the Interim Vice President and Dean since August 2022.
Last year’s catalytic $5 million investment by the state in carbon capture and hydrogen technology research and development at LSU was at the forefront of a cascade of commitments all aimed to elevate the ongoing energy transition for Louisiana and the nation.
The LSU College of Human Sciences & Education named Laura Hensley Choate, currently the interim director of the LSU Lutrill & Pearl Payne School of Education, as the next director of the school. Choate will begin this role on April 1.