May 9, 2013 10:34 PM
BATON ROUGE - It's called the Lavender Graduation Ceremony and who gets the bill is rubbing some the wrong way.
This year, LSU's Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Questioning community is flashing pride with lavender stoles and a ceremony. But there's push back because their ceremony is separate and... more »
April 16, 2013 5:01 PM
BOSTON - Boston University says a graduate student at the school was one of the three people killed in the bombings at the Boston Marathon. In a statement late Tuesday afternoon, the school said it was not releasing the name or any other information about the student, pending permission from... more »
April 12, 2013 10:18 AM
GREENSBORO, N.C. - North Carolina A&T State University has lifted a lockdown imposed after reports of a man with a rifle on campus. The university updated its website Friday afternoon to advise students and staff that the lockdown was no longer in effect. Prior to the lockdown being lifted, A&T... more »
March 11, 2013 5:28 PM
BATON ROUGE- Southern University discussed ways to increase enrollment and boost graduation rates at The Press Club this afternoon.
Albert Tezeno, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success, told reporters the university is working to increase partnerships with high schools and community colleges, a tactic echoed by Southern students.
... more »
February 13, 2013 5:52 PM
BATON ROUGE- Southern University announced they are slashing the cost of out-of-state tuition in a push to raise enrollment after years of declines.
The university is offering a waiver that would drop the out-of-state fee which tacks on an additional $3,000 to the tuition.
The offer is available... more »
February 1, 2013 2:48 AM
College and university endowments lost ground slightly during the fiscal year ending last June 30, with investments declining 0.3 percent on average, but the performance of the stock market since then suggests endowments may again be strengthening. Endowments are the assets owned and invested by universities, who typically spend about... more »
January 22, 2013 1:11 PM
HOUSTON - Authorities say the shooting at a Texas community college was the result of an altercation between two people, and at least one was a student. Harris County Sheriff's Maj. Armando Tello says a college maintenance man was injured in the crossfire. Tello says officers were called to the... more »
January 16, 2013 6:44 PM
HAZARD, Ky. - A 12-year-old girl allegedly shot by her cousin's ex-boyfriend at an eastern Kentucky College has died of her injuries. Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn said Taylor Jade Cornett died shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday at University of Kentucky Medical Center. Taylor was shot Tuesday, along with her... more »
January 14, 2013 12:36 PM
MOBILE, Ala. - The University of South Alabama and its police chief are asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit filed over the shooting death of a naked student on campus. Both the school and university police chief Zeke Aull claim they can't be sued under state law for the... more »
January 8, 2013 5:43 PM
BATON ROUGE- Steps to make LSU a better school are in the works.
Tuesday, a transition advisory team held the first of many meetings to launch LSU 2015. The project will help LSU reorganize it's school model to get on track for the future.
The transition advisory team... more »
January 4, 2013 2:32 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Marching Band is headed back to the Super Bowl.
The band, nicknamed the "Human Jukebox," will perform in New Orleans during pre-game activities of Super Bowl XLVII being held Feb. 3 in the Mercedes Benz Superdome.
This will mark the fourth Super... more »
January 1, 2013 3:47 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. The Republican governor has scheduled a news conference for Wednesday in State College to announce the... more »
December 11, 2012 4:36 PM
GRAMBLING - Grambling State University's accreditation warning has been lifted. The university announced Tuesday that it had received notification from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools that the six-month warning issued in June had been removed. The warning required the school to address issues related to financial aid and... more »
December 3, 2012 10:20 AM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Tech University may find out who its next president is going to be Tuesday. Les Guice, executive vice president and vice president for research and development at Louisiana Tech, was named the one remaining finalist by the search committee Thursday. The committee will recommend Guice be... more »
November 28, 2012 3:47 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A former Dillard University administrator faces a Jan. 7 trial on a charge that he overbilled the school for repairs performed by a company he owned. The Times-Picayune reports that a one-count federal theft indictment alleges that Matthew Gardner, Dillard's former facilities director, concealed his role in... more »
November 27, 2012 2:45 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's chief financial officer will be leaving the state's flagship university to take a similar position at the University of Kentucky.
The president of the University of Kentucky, Eli Capilouto, announced Tuesday that Eric Monday will become UK's executive vice president for finance and administration.
... more »
November 23, 2012 2:23 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Bridget Dinvaut has been elected chairwoman of the Southern University Board of Supervisors. Dinvaut was elected Friday during the board's meeting in New Orleans. Patrick Bell of Thibodaux was elected vice chairman. Dinvaut is an honors graduate of the Southern University Law Center and an assistant district... more »
November 9, 2012 5:49 PM
BATON ROUGE- The LSU Faculty Senate approved a measure to look into issuing anti-plagiarism software to professors and students on campus.
The software would allow professors and students to see if essays and homework were plagiarized before and after it is submitted for a grade.
Some students used... more »
November 9, 2012 3:45 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A man charged with a bomb threat at Texas A&M University is now facing charges for a similar scare at Texas State University. A complaint unsealed this week accuses 19-year-old Dereon Kelly of using the email account of his girlfriend, Brittany Henderson, to send an Oct.... more »
November 8, 2012 7:51 AM
NEW ORLEANS - The University of New Orleans has named James E. Payne as the school's new provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Payne most recently served as regional vice chancellor for academic affairs and research at the polytechnic campus of the University of South Florida System. There... more »
November 6, 2012 9:45 AM
BATON ROUGE - Committees set up to find presidents for the University of Louisiana System and Louisiana Tech University will be meeting Friday in Baton Rouge.
The system search committee will interview Sandra Woodley, its only finalist, at 9 a.m.
The Tech search committee will meet at noon... more »
November 2, 2012 7:36 AM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU System's Board of Supervisors discussed the challenges they faced today as they begin their nationwide search for a new leader.
At today's meeting, board members said there were an unusually large number of openings for university presidents around the country, all in competition for... more »
November 1, 2012 4:52 PM
BATON ROUGE - A vice chancellor at the University of Texas System is being considered to run the University of Louisiana System. Sandra Woodley, vice chancellor for strategic initiatives at the Texas college system, has been invited to interview for the job on Nov. 9, the UL System board of... more »
October 31, 2012 1:15 PM
PORTLAND, Maine - Relatives and authorities say a computer specialist had a stroke in his office and wasn't discovered until five days afterward. He later died at a hospital. David Norton, of Portland, was barely alive when police found him Oct. 10 inside his University of Southern Maine office. He... more »
October 25, 2012 7:16 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Board of Regents has given Southern University permission to drop its master of arts in mass communication degree in a budget-cutting move that provoked the ire of faculty when the idea was first floated months ago.
Karen Denby, regents associate commissioner for academic affairs,... more »
October 22, 2012 10:29 AM
MONROE - After leading Louisiana-Monroe to a 43-42 overtime win at Western Kentucky Saturday, junior quarterback Kolton Browning has been named the Sun Belt Conference's Offensive Player of the Week.
It is the third Sun Belt honor of the season for Browning. Browning threw a pair of touchdowns in... more »
October 19, 2012 12:06 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Authorities at Texas A&M said a building-by-building search is going on now at the campus, after a bomb threat was called in this morning.
The university posted on their website they'd received a bomb threat, and classes the rest of the day had been canceled.... more »
October 12, 2012 4:21 PM
DAVIS, Calif. - A dog that lost its snout while saving two girls in the Philippines has been brought to the University of California, Davis, where veterinarians will try to fix its injuries. Surgeons at UC Davis' veterinary medical teaching hospital looked over the mixed breed dog named Kabang on... more »
October 12, 2012 10:18 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Law Center has the most diverse faculty among any law school in the country. That's according to the Princeton Review, an education services company. The Advocate reports the law center is featured in the Princeton Review's 2013 edition of "The Best 168 Law Schools."... more »
October 11, 2012 5:28 PM
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Mocking his Republican rival, President Barack Obama says Mitt Romney once described himself as "severely conservative." But these days, Obama says Romney is trying to convince voters he was, in Obama's words, "severely kidding." Obama says Romney is trying to mask his past stances on tax... more »
October 9, 2012 10:32 AM
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has fired defensive coordinator Al Groh. Head coach Paul Johnson announced the move Monday, two days after the Yellow Jackets (2-4, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) lost 47-31 to Clemson. The previous week, Georgia Tech gave up 49 points in an embarrassing loss to Middle Tennessee. Groh,... more »
October 8, 2012 11:27 AM
BATON ROUGE - On Tuesday, Oct. 23, LSU fans will once again have a chance to witness one of those special events, as the Tiger Band will present this year's annual Tigerama concert at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and dress for the... more »
October 8, 2012 10:47 AM
BIRMINGHAM - A bye week didn't hurt Alabama's status as the top college football team in the country.
The Crimson Tide are a unanimous No. 1 in the AP poll for a second straight week and Oregon continues its ride at No. 2.
South Carolina moves up from... more »
October 4, 2012 2:49 PM
WASHINGTON - Tuition at private colleges and universities is up by 3.9 percent from last year. But while that rate is well above overall inflation, it's the smallest increase in at least four decades.
And the increase is much smaller than the price hikes that have been seen at... more »
October 1, 2012 10:42 AM
BATON ROUGE - Zach Mettenberger's confidence in LSU's offense remains unshaken, even as the first-year starting quarterback struggles to explain why the Tigers have muddled through their last two victories against heavy underdogs. On Sunday, LSU (5-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) dropped a spot in the AP poll for the second... more »
October 1, 2012 10:39 AM
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn wide receiver Quan Bray has been suspended following his arrest in Georgia.
Tigers coach Gene Chizik said Sunday that Bray won't play Saturday against Arkansas. Chizik hasn't determined how long the suspension will last.
Bray was arrested Thursday night during a traffic stop on... more »
September 28, 2012 10:34 AM
BATON ROUGE - Without quite saying it, Les Miles has all but acknowledged there are times when looking beyond the next opponent can be helpful. A prime example comes this Saturday night, when No. 3 LSU (4-0) hosts Towson (2-1) of the FCS. Miles says he wants his players to... more »
September 28, 2012 8:13 AM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University in Baton Rouge got approval Thursday from the state's higher education management board to add new academic degree programs.
The Louisiana Board of Regents gave Southern permission to offer bachelor's and master's degree programs in the newly merged mathematics and physics program.
Karen... more »
September 27, 2012 4:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sam Montgomery will hop around like a frog near the line of scrimmage if that's what it takes to fire up LSU's defense. Once the center snaps the ball, the defensive end is as ferocious as he is goofy. He had 3 1/2 tackles for losses last... more »
September 27, 2012 12:51 PM
BATON ROUGE - As Louisiana's colleges limp along after losing nearly half-a-billion dollars in state funding over the past four years, educations officials say Southern University may emerge as the model for how universities restructure themselves going forward. The Advocate reports representatives from the state's four public college systems appeared... more »
September 26, 2012 4:31 PM
BATON ROUGE - The blazing starts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina are raising doubts about preseason assumptions that the West is best in the Southeastern Conference. No. 1 Alabama and No. 3 LSU, the leaders of the West Division, also remain the league's top teams in the national rankings.... more »
September 24, 2012 4:28 PM
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A former university professor has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing three of her colleagues and wounding three others during a faculty meeting. The jury deliberated for about 20 minutes before convicting Amy Bishop on Monday. Amy Bishop, a former professor at the... more »
September 22, 2012 4:30 PM
JACKSON - A Jackson State University security guard was found dead in a city street on Saturday morning. WLBT-TV reports that 27-year-old Joseph Welch was shot five times, according to officials. Jackson police say Welch failed to show up for work at 10 p.m. Friday night. "We got a shots... more »
September 22, 2012 1:41 PM
PRINCETON, N.J. - The first woman to serve as president of Princeton University says she'll leave her post at the end of the academic year. Shirley Tilghman announced her intentions in an email Saturday to students, faculty, staff and alumni. She had informed university officials a day earlier. Tilghman, who... more »
September 21, 2012 10:25 AM
AUBURN, Ala. - An angry, desperate Auburn team awaits No. 2 LSU. Still, the host Tigers will need more than emotion to have a chance against LSU Saturday night at Jordan-Hare Stadium. LSU (3-0) breezes into its Southeastern Conference opener as a three-touchdown favorite. Auburn (1-2, 0-1) views the game... more »
September 21, 2012 10:20 AM
BATON ROUGE - The 2013 LSU baseball squad takes the field for the first time Sunday, as the Tigers begin their six-week fall practice period in Alex Box Stadium. The fall practice session continues through November 5. All workouts in Alex Box Stadium are open to the public. The Tigers... more »
September 20, 2012 10:47 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU junior right-hander Joe Broussard will undergo surgery on his throwing elbow Friday, and will miss the 2013 season. Coach Paul Mainieri said Wednesday that Broussard suffered an ulnar collateral tear in his elbow while pitching this summer in the Cape Cod League. Mainieri says Broussard will... more »
September 20, 2012 10:43 AM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - New documents filed in Arkansas coach John L. Smith's bankruptcy show he has debts of more than $25 million and assets of just over $1.2 million. Smith filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy earlier this month after real estate investments he made in Kentucky went sour. The documents... more »
September 19, 2012 10:10 AM
BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested a person overnight they said admitted to calling in a recent bomb threat to LSU, and arrest records show this isn't the first time he's been accused of making threats.
LSU Police arrested William Bouvay Jr., 42, of Baton Rouge around midnight. They booked... more »
September 18, 2012 4:16 PM
BOSTON - A Harvard University professor has unveiled a fourth century fragment of papyrus that she says is the only existing ancient text that quotes Jesus explicitly referring to having a wife. Karen King, an expert in the history of Christianity, says the text contains a dialogue in which Jesus... more »
September 14, 2012 5:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University officials announced today that Stump Mitchell is out as the school's head football coach.
Mitchell was reassigned to other administrative duties for the remainder of the season. Defensive coordinator Dawson Odums will handle coaching duties.
Rumors swirled earlier today that some university leaders... more »
September 14, 2012 12:11 PM
AUSTIN, Texas - The University of Texas says all university buildings have been cleared and are reopening after a bomb threat prompted an evacuation of the Austin campus. The university posted on its website that all classes have been canceled for the remainder of the day Friday but other university... more »
September 7, 2012 4:45 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Athletics Department has agreed to give $36 million over five years to the flagship campus, to help bolster academic programs that have been hit with continued budget cuts. The university's governing board, the Board of Supervisors, approved the unique, profit-sharing arrangement Friday. Athletics Director Joe... more »
September 3, 2012 10:15 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Xavier University will resume normal operations Tuesday after Hurricane Isaac forced it to close for a week. The school said in a statement released Monday morning that power had been restored across the campus and maintenance crews continued to work to get the campus ready for students,... more »
August 29, 2012 10:36 AM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University canceled all football activities for the remainder of week due to Hurricane Isaac.
However, the Jaguars still plans to fly out to Albuquerque, N. M. on Friday for this weekend's game.
The team is scheduled to take on the New Mexico Lobos Saturday... more »
August 23, 2012 4:10 PM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Prosecutors say the suspect in the Colorado theater shooting made threats and was banned from the University of Colorado after failing a key exam six weeks before the rampage. They made the accusations about James Holmes in court Thursday as they tried to convince a judge to... more »
August 22, 2012 9:47 AM
BATON ROUGE - The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors has approved a $762 million budget that represents a $38 million cut from last year's sum.
The nine-campus UL System is Louisiana's biggest state-run network of higher education.
The budget for the fiscal year that started July... more »
August 21, 2012 2:42 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The University of New Orleans is being granted membership to the Southland Conference, marking another major step for an athletics program that has struggled to stay afloat since Hurricane Katrina. League and school officials have scheduled an official announcement Thursday. Former UNO basketball standout Gabe Corchiani, now... more »
August 20, 2012 9:42 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Police Department celebrated safety on campus with an event for students the first night classes were back in session.
"We are going all out to make sure that they understand that we are here for them. That we are just a phone call... more »
August 13, 2012 4:39 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Police say a gunman was being served an eviction notice before he opened fire from inside a home near Texas A&M and killed a law enforcement officer. College Station Assistant Police Chief Scott McCollum says Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann was among three people, including the... more »
July 26, 2012 10:52 AM
BATON ROUGE - Officials say a Southern University police officer accused of pointing a gun at someone three times following an argument earlier this month has resigned. The Advocate reports 29-year-old Randolph Jehucal Harrell was booked July 14 with aggravated assault. According to an arrest warrant, Harrell and the victim... more »
July 17, 2012 10:11 AM
BATON ROUGE - New Southeastern Lions head football coach Ron Roberts will headline a list of coaches participating in the annual Southeastern Louisiana University Coaches' Caravan that makes a stop in Baton Rouge at 6 p.m. at LaCarreta Mexican Restaurant (4065 Government St.).
Admission to the event, sponsored by... more »
July 9, 2012 4:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - The president of the University of Louisiana System has announced his retirement. Randy Moffett, who's been in the job for four years, said Monday that he will leave the position in the fall to spend more time with his family. Moffett's retirement comes after a tenure marked... more »
July 4, 2012 10:59 AM
HOUSTON - Tony Harvey has resigned as Texas Southern University head men's basketball coach, effective immediately.
A TSU statement Tuesday says Harvey "determined that it was in his personal and professional interest to resign to pursue other goals." The resignation was first reported by KRIV-TV of Houston.
TSU... more »
June 28, 2012 7:19 AM
BATON ROUGE - A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful termination and retaliation case against the Southern University System Board of Supervisors, a board member and a former interim president of the system. U.S. District Judge James J. Brady ruled Wednesday that Joseph Cedric Shelton, Southern's former alumni affairs administrator,... more »
June 27, 2012 11:35 AM
BATON ROUGE - The state Board of Regents gave all but one public state university permission to raise their tuition under the GRAD Act today.
The Baton Rouge campuses of LSU, Southern University and the Baton Rouge Community College were all given permission to raise their tuition by 10... more »
June 10, 2012 12:47 PM
Auburn, Ala.- Several people were shot at an apartment complex near Auburn University in Alabama when a fight broke out during a pool party, authorities and a witness said.
Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson says he did not know the conditions of those who were shot, or who may... more »
June 6, 2012 6:59 AM
BATON ROUGE - The final version of the budget bills adjusting spending plans for this year and next year contained cuts for Louisiana colleges.
Reductions are 2.6 percent across the board this year. They will be divided based on the higher education funding formula next year.
The Board... more »
June 5, 2012 6:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - One day after LSU Assistant Men's Basketball Coach Shawn Forrest stepped down, questions have been raised as to why.
He had only been an assistant coach for the Tigers for 40 days before leaving abruptly.
Forrest said in a statement Monday, "I appreciate the opportunity... more »
June 4, 2012 10:27 PM
BATON ROUGE- The close of the legislative session also means another year of damage to higher education.
Universities face a $70 million cut for next year, on top of slashing $25 million by the end of the month. One-time money and rainy day funds helped lessen the blow to... more »
May 14, 2012 10:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida A&M University's famed marching band is being suspended until 2013. FAMU President James Ammons told the school's board of trustees on Monday that he will keep The Marching 100 off the field for the upcoming school year. Eleven FAMU band members face felony hazing charges stemming... more »
May 14, 2012 10:16 AM
BATON ROUGE - An audit of the Southern University System for the fiscal year that ended last June says there is no evidence students at the Southern Law Center and the New Orleans and Shreveport campuses were informed in a timely manner on how to apply for hardship fee waivers.... more »
April 2, 2012 2:45 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. - A suspect has been detained in a shooting attack at an Oakland Christian university that sources said has killed at least five people. Law enforcement sources close to the investigation told The Associated Press that at least five people have died after the Monday morning shooting at... more »
March 16, 2012 8:33 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans-area health care system has signed a long-term partnership with a university system in Saudi Arabia. Ochsner Health System says faculty, staff and students from the medical school and other health-related schools at the University of Tabuk will come to Louisiana for education and training.... more »
March 7, 2012 2:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University School of Nursing has been recognized as the "Nursing School of the Year" in Louisiana for 2012. It is second time in the past three years that the nursing school has received the designation.
The award was presented by the Louisiana State Nurses... more »
February 6, 2012 2:17 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. - Southern University's dance team known as the "Dancing Dolls" return home tonight from their performance in Sunday night's Super Bowl halftime show. The squad performed with pop music icon Madonna
Madonna discovered the girls after watching a video of one of their performances on the... more »
February 1, 2012 3:04 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University HIV/AIDS Prevention Program in the Center for Social Research will be observing National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
There will be lectures, demonstrations and powerful testimonials at the free event set for Tuesday, February 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Royal... more »
January 18, 2012 10:35 AM
BATON ROUGE - A Houston jury found former Southern University Athletic Director Greg LaFleur not guilty of soliciting sex from an undercover police officer posing as a prostitute.
LaFleur's attorney Jed Silverman said a six-person jury listened to testimony from prosecutors and Greg LaFleur before acquitting LaFleur after deliberating... more »
December 16, 2011 10:35 AM
BATON ROGUE - Southern University's Faculty Senate President says he and other faculty members have raised $9,600 to file an injunction against their own university.
Nearly 75 professors have donated to the cause Sudhir Trivedi said.
Trivedi believes the university illegally declared a financial emergency (or "exigency") in... more »
December 15, 2011 6:44 AM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University is considering a reorganization plan that would lead to nearly 90 layoffs.
The proposal also outlines consolidations of the academic colleges and changes to the administrative structure.
As of now, the university does not plan to eliminate any academic programs.
The proposed... more »
December 12, 2011 7:04 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU and Southern University are expected to add new academic programs to their institutions following the end of the state's two-year suspension on degree creation.
The Advocate reports that the Louisiana Board of Regents has approved a new bachelor's degree in athletic training at LSU.
... more »
November 1, 2011 5:10 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Seven people have applied so far to be president of the University of New Orleans.
In a news release Tuesday, the University of Louisiana System said more applications are expected. The presidential search committee has set a Nov. 15 meeting to pick semi-finalists.
The top... more »
October 31, 2011 3:03 PM
Baton Rouge, LA - The 21st Annual Southern University System Radiothon was held over the weekend, raising just over $103,000
"We are extremely pleased with the support that was provided for this year's Radiothon," said Ernie T. Hughes, Vice-President for Institutional Advancement.
We are even more excited because... more »
October 21, 2011 2:57 PM
The Southern University Marching Band, a.k.a. "The Human Jukebox" need your help raising money.
Due to university budget cuts, the band is raising money to help with expenses.
The band will host a fundraiser called "Jag Fest", Saturday October 22, at 6 p.m. in the F.G. Clark Activity... more »
September 27, 2011 5:39 PM
YMCA is honoring WBRZ President Richard Manship for his support of the YMCA and the Baton Rouge community by holding Beyond the Green, a charity golf tournament on Oct. 10.
The event's proceeds will go toward the Changing Lives Scholarship Campaign will take placeat LSU's University Club Golf Course.... more »
September 14, 2011 1:29 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Duke University and Conservation International researchers say lack of data from shrimp trawlers is a huge problem in getting a national picture of sea turtle deaths on fishhooks and in fishing nets.
They say total federal estimates of such deaths fell 90 percent from 1990 to... more »
September 13, 2011 11:14 AM
BATON ROUGE - University officials say LSU Graduate School Dean David Constant plans to step down to return to the engineering faculty.
The Advocate reports the job has been largely decentralized since Constant took two years ago, with LSU now placing more of the responsibilities for graduate students with... more »