BATON ROUGE (AP) — A Louisiana State University student was shot and killed in her car, just a few miles from campus in Baton Rouge, early Friday.
Allison Rice, 21, was found in her car around 2:20 a.m.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The forensic lab at Louisiana State University has identified decomposed remains found in the wreckage of a house that was being demolished in late March, the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office said.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A sophomore at Louisiana State University is the state’s first participant in a national leadership program created by the Faith & Politics Institute of Washington, D.C.
EUNICE, La. (AP) — A hospital in Louisiana’s largest system is giving Louisiana State University at Eunice $698,000 to expand allied health programs.
Ochsner Lafayette General says it wants to boost the nursing and surgical technology programs at the college, news agencies report.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A dog will do the honors at the “ribbon cutting” for the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine’s new pet clinic.
A toy will be attached to a ribbon held by VIPs at the Stephenson Pet Clinic on Monday afternoon, and a Belgian Malinois named Mac will pull it away from them, veterinary school spokeswoman Ginger Guttner said.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — “American Idol” winner Laine Hardy was arrested Friday after being accused of putting a listening device in his ex-girlfriend's college dorm room, authorities said.
Hardy, 21, of Livingston, Louisiana, faces a felony charge of interception and disclosure of wire, electronic or oral communication, Louisiana State University spokesman Ernie Ballard said.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday for the 23-year-old man accused of killing a Louisiana State University basketball star more than three years ago.
Dyteon Simpson, of Baker, is charged with second-degree murder of 20-year-old Wayde Sims, who was shot in the face when he tried to break up a fight on Sept.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University has hired the state revenue secretary as its chief administrative officer, starting Tuesday.
Gov. John Bel Edwards congratulated Kimberly Lewis, saying she has done outstanding work in six years as his revenue secretary and as a trusted advisor on issues related to business, the COVID-19 pandemic and health equity.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State University museum official has received a unique retirement gift -- researchers in Alabama and South Carolina named a prehistoric shark species after her.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Basketball great “Pistol” Pete Maravich's college letterman jacket sold for nearly $117,000 at an auction over the weekend, more than 50 years after his record-setting career at Louisiana State University.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge has erected a tall fence to try to keep Louisiana State University students from crossing through a construction zone to reach a stretch of popular bars near campus, but students continue to ignore the barriers as they seek the shortest route to the booze.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man was arrested for slapping a 14-year-old boy in the face during a football game at Louisiana State University, police say.
Witnesses said the man struck the young fan in a Tiger Stadium suite Saturday during the game against Texas A&M, news outlets reported.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University announced Tuesday that it's immediately scrapping its indoor mask mandate and other coronavirus restrictions for on-campus events, as the state sees the lowest COVID-19 hospitalizations and new cases since the earliest days of the pandemic.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana State University veterinary school’s diagnostic lab is providing free COVID-19 testing for dogs and cats in Louisiana through the end of the year, the school said Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University has removed the chair of its Department of French Studies a week after six women filed a lawsuit accusing the school of doing too little to address allegations of sexual harassment and assault against a French graduate student, a newspaper reported Thursday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Researchers at Louisiana State University have created a cellphone app to track exposures to COVID-19.
The Advocate reports the GeauxTrace contact tracing app uses the signal strength from Bluetooth software available on most cellphones and computers to assess the distance between cellphones.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s largest medical marijuana producer is adding a new growing operation in a Ruston warehouse to ready for the expansion of cannabis products in January.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Citing the state's sharp declines in COVID-19 infection rates and hospitalizations, Louisiana State University announced Friday it will no longer require proof of coronavirus vaccinations or negative tests to enter Tiger Stadium for football games.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State University officials did little to address allegations of sexual harassment and assault against a French graduate student, enabling his interactions with undergraduate women and high school girls, even after learning he had been arrested on a rape charge in central Louisiana, six women said in a federal lawsuit.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University's freshman class has set records for size, diversity and accomplishment, the school said Tuesday. It's the fourth high mark in a row for both size and diversity, spokesman Ernie Ballard said in an email.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University has begun the process of ejecting dozens of students for not following COVID-19 vaccination rules, according to a spokesman.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University announced it will use federal coronavirus aid to forgive more than $7 million in student debt for about 4,000 students.
“In an effort to continue providing access to an LSU education, we have made the decision to clear all unpaid prior tuition and fee balances for LSU students who enrolled at any point during the COVID-19 pandemic period,” LSU Vice President for Enrollment Management Jose Aviles said in a statement Monday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's top higher education board Tuesday enacted the rules governing how college campuses must respond to and report sexual misconduct and harassment complaints, with training for school administrators scheduled for next week.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University students will have to wear masks in classrooms and at campus events this fall to help fight the spread of COVID-19, but won't have to be vaccinated to return to school, university officials announced Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two Louisiana State University graduates have given the veterinary school’s wildlife hospital a total of $110,000.
Richard P. Sivicek of Illinois gave $100,000 to establish a fund to pay for treatment and food for injured and resident wildlife, the School of Veterinary Medicine said in a news release Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University professor Nathan Kalmoe’s book about the Civil War has won awards from two professional associations.
“With Ballots and Bullets: Partisanship and Violence in the American Civil War” has awards from both the International Society of Political Psychology and the American Political Science Association, the university said in a news release Friday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Researchers in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee are working to see whether quantum-enhanced fiber sensing could detect offshore oil and gas leaks before they’re big enough to damage the environment.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's legislative session saw lawmakers engage in many of the same cultural clashes as their counterparts in other states and several of their own unique disputes, but with some surprising outcomes.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's college administrators will start receiving training this summer on new requirements for how sexual misconduct claims must be handled and what safety measures must be enacted, the state's higher education chief said Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Family members of a former Louisiana State University president want the school to return a collection of his military items that’s being displayed on campus, according to a lawsuit.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Sea Grant College Program is getting a new executive director on July 1, Louisiana State University said Monday.
Associate Professor Julie Anderson Lively will replace Robert Twilley, who has held the post since 2012 and is stepping down to concentrate on research in LSU’s College of the Coast and Environment.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers unanimously voted Tuesday to toughen the rules for how colleges must respond to allegations of sexual assault, harassment and other misconduct. But the House and Senate have to agree on a final approach before a bill can reach the governor's desk.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A piranha has been found in a lake at Louisiana State University, and fisheries agents are looking in case there are more, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Friday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University chose its new leader Thursday, naming William Tate as the university system's first Black president.
Tate, provost at the University of South Carolina, was the unanimous pick of the LSU Board of Supervisors after public in-person interviews with three finalists and 90 minutes of closed-door debate among board members...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University's presidential search committee has whittled down the field of contenders to three finalists and excluded the governor's chief budget adviser from that list...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man has been charged with sexually battering people who were working out at a Louisiana university recreation center, campus police said.
Officers were called to Louisiana State University's gym on Monday where a person reported a man had pressed his genitals against a victim as they were working out, charging documents obtained by news outlets said.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's first batch of medical marijuana won't reach the shelves by the mid-May deadline demanded by pharmacists and patients...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University's Agricultural Center and its medical marijuana growing partner illegally moved their cannabis crop into the school's primary growing facility, a state official said...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University announced the arrests Thursday of nine fraternity members for hazing-related crimes that included ordering pledges to lie in piles of broken glass, kicking pledges with steel-toed boots and urinating on them...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Scientists working on new ways to battle the erosion that threatens Louisiana's coastline have a dramatic new tool: a massive replica of the lower Mississippi River...
The William A. Brookshire Military and Veterans Student Center opened its doors on Jan. 31 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Gov. John Bel Edwards and LSU President F. King Alexander.
“It’s imperative that we can do everything we can to help out veterans,” Edwards said.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University has suspended a fraternity for possible violations of university policies before and after the death of a student in an alleged hazing incident at a different fraternity's house...
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Ten people were arrested Wednesday on misdemeanor hazing charges in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge whose blood-alcohol content was more than six times the legal limit for driving, officials said...