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More than 800 LSU Students to Volunteer in East Baton Rouge Schools to Kick off the Fall Semester

On Friday, Aug. 17, an anticipated 800 LSU students, faculty and staff will serve at 14 Baton Rouge-area schools. The projects are part of the annual Volunteer LSU Community Bound Program, a day of service for LSU students.

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Statement from LSU - Aug. 16, 2018

The loss of Maxwell Gruver was a tragedy for the Gruver family and the entire LSU community. Since Max's untimely death, LSU has worked to develop and implement new policies and practices to better protect all of our students.

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LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives Earns INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine's Inspiring Program in STEM Award

LSU's Office of Strategic Initiatives, or OSI, received a 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.

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The Bright and Stylish Future of Nathan Watson's Fashion Career

Clothing and fashion are an important part of Nathan Watson's life and the LSU student is setting some big goals for himself. He doesn't just want to shop for clothing and wear it, he wants to design his own line of clothing.

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E. J. Ourso College Alumnus Recognized as a Top National Financial Representative

LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business alumnus Phil Adra, CFP, CPA, CLU and CLTC, was recently honored with membership in Northwestern Mutual’s 2018 Forum Group. Members of this elite group are recognized for their commitment to helping clients achieve financial security.

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Business Student Leader Profile: Teja Dabney

Master of Accountancy student Teja Dabney will lead the LSU Student Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants Inc. (NABA). Dabney talked to us about her last year at LSU and how NABA helped her thrive.

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LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication and College of Humanities & Social Sciences Awarded $200,000 to Study Climate Hazards

The Louisiana Sea Grant has awarded $200,000 to LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication and LSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences to study how emergency managers communicate important information to coastal communities about hazardous conditions such as severe weather. Communicating Climate Tools to Coastal Communities (CCTCC) is aimed at helping emergency managers in coastal Louisiana better understand and explain to the public information from climate tools (such as the National Hurricane Center’s Cone of Uncertainty and the Storm Prediction Center’s Convective Outlook, both pictured below) about severe weather and climate hazards.

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