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$9M to Louisiana State Univ. to help Army ready for flooding

Jan. 10, 2021 11:00 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The U.S. military has awarded Louisiana State University $9.3 million to help the military prepare to deal with climate-related problems such as flooding and rising seas, the university said in a news release. The money will be given out over the next four years and is part of a...

Louisiana governor appoints nephew to nine-university board

Jan. 5, 2021 5:45 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s governor has named a nephew of his to the state board that oversees nine state universities. Attorney Bradley A. Stevens of Hammond was named to represent the 1st congressional district on the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, The Advocate...

LSU vets nurse injured owl, release it back to wild

Jan. 3, 2021 12:36 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Staff and students at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine nursed an injured owl back to health over the last two months and then released the recovered bird back into the wild. WBRZ reports that the barred owl flew back into the wild on Friday after...

LSU's review request denied in case of frat pledge's death

Dec. 8, 2020 9:11 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from Louisiana State University, which spent years arguing that it should be immune from a lawsuit filed by the parents of a fraternity pledge from Georgia who died of acute alcohol poisoning. The court announced Monday that it won't...

Louisiana State University hires presidential search firm

Nov. 17, 2020 12:16 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana State University committee searching for a new system leader has chosen a headhunting firm out of Atlanta to find candidates for the job leading universities, a two-year college, agriculture center and medical schools. The Advocate reports that the LSU search committee...