BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University has removed the chair of its Department of French Studies a week after six women filed a lawsuit accusing the school of doing too little to address allegations of sexual harassment and assault against a French graduate student, a newspaper reported Thursday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Researchers at Louisiana State University have created a cellphone app to track exposures to COVID-19.
The Advocate reports the GeauxTrace contact tracing app uses the signal strength from Bluetooth software available on most cellphones and computers to assess the distance between cellphones.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s largest medical marijuana producer is adding a new growing operation in a Ruston warehouse to ready for the expansion of cannabis products in January.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Citing the state's sharp declines in COVID-19 infection rates and hospitalizations, Louisiana State University announced Friday it will no longer require proof of coronavirus vaccinations or negative tests to enter Tiger Stadium for football games.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State University officials did little to address allegations of sexual harassment and assault against a French graduate student, enabling his interactions with undergraduate women and high school girls, even after learning he had been arrested on a rape charge in central Louisiana, six women said in a federal lawsuit.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University's freshman class has set records for size, diversity and accomplishment, the school said Tuesday. It's the fourth high mark in a row for both size and diversity, spokesman Ernie Ballard said in an email.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University announced it will use federal coronavirus aid to forgive more than $7 million in student debt for about 4,000 students.
“In an effort to continue providing access to an LSU education, we have made the decision to clear all unpaid prior tuition and fee balances for LSU students who enrolled at any point during the COVID-19 pandemic period,” LSU Vice President for Enrollment Management Jose Aviles said in a statement Monday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University students will have to wear masks in classrooms and at campus events this fall to help fight the spread of COVID-19, but won't have to be vaccinated to return to school, university officials announced Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two Louisiana State University graduates have given the veterinary school’s wildlife hospital a total of $110,000.
Richard P. Sivicek of Illinois gave $100,000 to establish a fund to pay for treatment and food for injured and resident wildlife, the School of Veterinary Medicine said in a news release Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University professor Nathan Kalmoe’s book about the Civil War has won awards from two professional associations.
“With Ballots and Bullets: Partisanship and Violence in the American Civil War” has awards from both the International Society of Political Psychology and the American Political Science Association, the university said in a news release Friday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Researchers in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee are working to see whether quantum-enhanced fiber sensing could detect offshore oil and gas leaks before they’re big enough to damage the environment.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The new president of the Louisiana State University System will be paid a $725,000 annual salary under the terms of his five-year employment agreement.
With applause and little discussion, the LSU Board of Supervisors approved the contract for William Tate at its meeting Friday, according to The Advocate.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's college administrators will start receiving training this summer on new requirements for how sexual misconduct claims must be handled and what safety measures must be enacted, the state's higher education chief said Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Sea Grant College Program is getting a new executive director on July 1, Louisiana State University said Monday.
Associate Professor Julie Anderson Lively will replace Robert Twilley, who has held the post since 2012 and is stepping down to concentrate on research in LSU’s College of the Coast and Environment.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A piranha has been found in a lake at Louisiana State University, and fisheries agents are looking in case there are more, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Friday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University's presidential search committee has whittled down the field of contenders to three finalists and excluded the governor's chief budget adviser from that list.