Nearly 800 Baton Rouge elementary students are learning how to play an instrument, thanks to a relationship between LSU School of Music students and the non-profit organization, Kids' Orchestra.
Accounting major Victoria L. Ranzino of Lafayette, LA has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The PCAOB Scholarship Program awards funds to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accounting degree program at a regionally accredited U.S. college or university. The Program is merit-based and awarded to select students who demonstrate interest and aptitude in accounting and auditing while maintaining and demonstrating high ethical standards.
As the threat of flooding increases worldwide, a group of scientists at LSU have gathered valuable information on flood hazard, exposure and vulnerability in counties throughout the U.S. with funding from the National Science Foundation.
Louisiana high school students will be able to develop skills to help them succeed in college or career, all while earning transferable course credit at Louisiana State University (LSU), as the result of a new Jump Start Pre-Engineering Certification Pathway. The Pre-Engineering Certification Pathway, which will be piloted in 2017-2018 before expanding statewide, was approved today by the Academic Goals and Instructional Improvement Committee of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) and will be voted on tomorrow by the full board at its regular meeting.
LSU College of Art & Design Associate Professor Richard Doubleday has been named a Fulbright senior scholar. The Fulbright Scholar Program will fund his research on contemporary Chinese graphic design at Beijing's prestigious Tsinghua University, the Academy of Arts & Design and the China Central Academy of Fine Arts.
Damon Andrew, Dean of the LSU College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) and Dean E.B. "Ted" Robert Endowed Professor, received the McInness/Ryan Award for Mid-Career Higher Education Leadership at the American Association of University Administrators meeting on June 9, 2017 in New Orleans, La.
Projects aim to improve health, energy, building and environmental sectors.