April 2019
Professor Gabriela González
Named 2019 SEC Professor of the Year

LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy Professor Gabriela González has been named 2019 SEC Professor of the Year. González is the second professor from LSU to win the honor since the inception of the award in 2012. González is an experimental physicist with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO, who contributed to the detection of gravitational waves in 2015 predicted by Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. | More
College of Science Celebrates 2019 Hall of Distinction Honorees

Every great institution has had leaders whose work has had lasting impacts on the institution and its members. The LSU College of Science is celebrating these trailblazers by illuminating their work and celebrating the indelible marks that they have left on the college, their field, and their community. Join us as we honor the College of Science Hall of Distinction Class of 2019.   | More
Professor Robert Lipton and Team Awarded $5M for Highly Competitive MURI Grant

Robert Lipton , Nicholson Professor in the LSU Mathematics Department, will take part in a $5 million Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant awarded by the Army Research Office within the U.S. Department of Defense to a team of researchers from across the country. The total amount of funding that Robert will receive over the course of the next five years will be nearly $1 million.   | More
LSU Pediatric Health Researchers Offer New Insights for RSV Vaccine 

A new publication in  Frontiers in Immunology  by Stephania Cormier, the LSU Department of Biological Sciences Wiener Chair professor, and colleagues offers new insights for vaccine development, both active and passive, to prevent Human orthopneumovirus, or popularly known as RSV. This study is of particular interest following the recent failure of ResVax, an RSV vaccine by Novavax, to prevent RSV disease in infants via maternal immunization. | More
New Bird Species Discovered by LSU Researchers

Through persistent detective work and advances in genetic sequencing technology, LSU Museum of Natural Science researchers have discovered that the white-eyed individuals of Borneo in fact represent a completely new species. Their discovery of the Cream-eyed Bulbul, or Pycnonotus pseudosimplex , was published recently in the scientific journal, the  Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club. | More
How Does Real Science Fit into Science Fiction:
A Q&A with LSU Experimental Physicist & Author Shane Stadler

LSU experimental physicist and published author Shane Stadler had a knack for storytelling long before his first book, Exoskeleton, was published. Having an experimental physics background provided Shane with the proper technical insight to add an uncomfortable amount of authenticity to his sci-fi thrillers .  

LSU Science Café – Ancient Underwater Forest featuring Kristine DeLong, Associate Professor in the LSU Department of Geography & Anthropology,
April 30, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Varsity Theater, 3352 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 (Free and open to the Public) | More
Hearne Eminent Lecture Series featuring John Preskill, Director of the Institute for Quantum Information & Matter at the California Institute for Technology
April 24 at 3:30 p.m. in Rm. 130, Nicholson Hall | More
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