December 2019
'Tis the Season for Science

LSU College of Science researchers continue to focus their efforts on finding answers to important questions and solutions to challenges that matter to us all. The past two semesters have been full of new opportunities, discoveries, and recognitions for our students and faculty, and the college's newly named Science Next blog has been a great place to share and celebrate their work . So, let's close out 2019 with a look back on some of the blog posts from the past year. Enjoy! | More

We also invite you follow us on twitter as we countdown the holidays with the !2 Days of Research on Twitter at @lsuscienc e.
LSU Holds 300th Commencement Exercise
College of Science recognizes 156 during fall commencement ceremony

LSU recognized 1,986 graduates at the university’s 300th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 20, the largest fall graduating class ever. The College of Science recognized 156 graduates during its fall diploma ceremony including six University Medalists, LSU's highest honor. Our commencement speaker was Mary Leach Werner, chair of the LSU Board of Supervisors and a director and vice president of The Sweet Lake Land & Oil Company and The North American Land Company. | More
LSU Researchers Among National Geographic's Top 20 Scientific Discoveries of the Last Decade

Three of National Geographic's top 20 discoveries of the last decade featured LSU researchers including two from the College of Science. At the top of the list was the detection of gravitational waves by LIGO. Also making the list: the world's tiniest frog, a discovery by Chris Austin, professor biological sciences and director of the Museum of Natural Sciences, and LSU Geography & Anthropology Juliet Brophy's contribution to the discovery of a new hominin species Homo naledi . | More
LSU Physicist Explains China's Advances in Quantum Technology

 Jonathan Dowling, LSU Hearne Chair of Theoretical Physics, gives his perspective on China's advances in quantum technology as part of The Diplomat's Trans-Pacific View Insight series. | More
LSU Students Conducting Research at CAMD to Improve Medicine

Inside LSU’s Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, or CAMD, beamline manager Nathaniel Gilbert is researching inflammation in cells.
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This year the College of Science launched the first edition of Pursuit for Kids, a quarterly newsletter for children in grades K-8. Newsletter features include science games, scientist highlights, and kid-friendly science and math experiences to inspire the next generation of scientists and mathematicians. The cover story for this edition is Science or Super Hero.

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