LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A hazing investigation at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has resulted in the suspension of a fraternity from campus for three years.
Pi Kappa Alpha's suspension through May 2025 comes after a fall hazing incident involving sleep deprivation and the performance of calisthenics was reported in March, Eric Maron, a spokesman for university, said in a statement.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An elderly woman was killed and two males wounded when an argument between two females erupted into gunfire Tuesday at a university campus after a high school graduation there, New Orleans police said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Six historically Black universities in five Southern states will be getting the first IBM cybersecurity centers aimed at training underrepresented communities, the company said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A small, historically Black university known for its success in getting Black graduates into medical school announced Thursday that it is now planning its own medical school in New Orleans.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A national leader in the number of Black graduates accepted by medical schools has a new early acceptance agreement with one of Louisiana’s largest medical schools.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is now offering a graduate nursing concentration in psychiatric mental health, starting in fall 2022.
Licensed registered nurses can apply for a master’s program that will qualify them to take a national certification exam, the university’s College of Nursing & Health Sciences said in a news release.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana university says its rate of positive COVID-19 tests is going down, and classes will begin moving back from online to classrooms on Monday.
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — A proposed $18 million security barrier around Grambling State University could kill the City of Grambling, Mayor Ed Jones said.
“I know they don’t want the city to die, and if they’re just making a decision solely looking at the university, that’s what will happen,” Jones said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana has again set a record for COVID-19 cases, with 14,077 diagnosed in one day, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday.
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — A Louisiana university that saw two deadly shootings in four days is moving forward with a planned $18 million barrier around its campus.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — An extension service to explain how to reduce two major greenhouse gases — carbon dioxide and methane — is up and running, serving policy makers and people in industry and government, a Louisiana university announced Thursday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's Northwestern State University has chosen a new president, who is making history as the campus' first Black leader.
Marcus Jones was unanimously selected Monday as the 20th president for the Natchitoches school and its more than 10,000 students by the University of Louisiana System's Board of Supervisors.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The leader of Louisiana's largest university system has a new hobby in his off hours, pursuing a law degree.
University of Louisiana System President Jim Henderson is taking law classes at night through the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, and has reached his second year in the program.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The chairman of the University of Louisiana System's governing board announced Monday he's stepping down after the governor named him to another position.
Chairman James Carter was named to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans by Gov.
MONROE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana university is celebrating both its 90th anniversary and its ninth president.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe is beginning the week by bringing 90th birthday cakes on Monday to nonprofits with which it works.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A genetic testing company based in Salt Lake City is helping a historically Black and Catholic university in New Orleans create a genetic counseling program.
The donation from Myriad Genetics will support initial development and launch of the program, including scholarships, internships, and joint research initiatives, Xavier University of Louisiana said in a news release Friday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Five dehydrated baby monkeys died or were euthanized in July at a University of Louisiana research center, according to a federal inspection report made public this week.
Four of the rhesus macaques became dehydrated after a water pressure regulator malfunctioned July 20 at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's New Iberia Research Center, according to the Aug.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's latest COVID-19 surge has killed a child under the age of 1, the health department said Wednesday, as the state continues to see dozens of new deaths from coronavirus infections each day.
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...