Is Bourbon Street authentic? New Orleans scholar makes case in grand, new history
Visiting Bourbon Street is easy: millions do it very year. But reading about the famed New Orleans thoroughfare rarely has been rewarding - at least until the appearance of Richard Campanella's "Bourbon Street: A History."
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
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Lisa Traina to Discuss Cyber Security at LSU's July Breakfast to Business
BATON ROUGE, La., July 9 -- Louisiana State University issued the following news release: Lisa Traina, president of Traina & Associates, will be the next speaker in LSU Executive Education's Breakfast to Business series.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Marcia Ball to bring her 'boogie-woogie, R&B, Professor Longhair polyrhythmic rumba boogie...
If you've got it in your head that the blues is just one, simple genre of music, usually done by a guy with a guitar singing about his little red rooster, then please meet Marcia Ball.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Delta Farm Press
Big farm bill decisions coming up for rice producers
Most observers - and USDA analysts - believe farmers planted more acres of rice in 2014.
'It's still a long journey to freedom'
Johnny Ray James of Louisiana boarded a yellow school bus Wednesday morning and took a seat behind his heroes -- Freedom Riders and other veterans of the civil rights movement who traveled to the South 50 years ago on a mission to battle segregation.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Miss Louisiana says she's ready for the challenge
The newly crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 Lacey Sanchez , a college athlete and competitor at heart, said she's ready for the challenges of representing the state and competing in the Miss America pageant in September.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Congratulations, Miss Louisiana
Official pageant activities began one week before the actual crowning moment; both the contestants as well as the Miss Louisiana staff and crew put in countless hours of preparation behind the scenes, and it showed.
Students join civil rights veterans on symbolic bus ride
Johnny Ray James of Louisiana boarded a yellow school bus Wednesday morning and took a seat behind his heroes - Freedom Riders and other veterans of the civil rights movement who traveled to the South 50 years ago on a mission to battle segregation.
Mapping of Gulf dead zone must continue: Letter
Researchers found an above-average 5,840 square mile area with oxygen levels below 2 parts per million along Louisiana's coast in 2013, well above the 2,889 square miles measured in 2012, and above the five-year average.
Teach for America's Michael Tipton leaves behind a teacher pipeline
Michael Tipton is leaving Teach for America South Louisiana after serving as its executive director for seven years.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Audiology and jazz: Educating and entertaining audiologists
Internationally acclaimed audiologist Chuck Berlin is in Wellington this week as keynote speaker at the NZ Audiological Society conference being held at Te Papa from 2-5 July.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Semiautomatic labeling is perfectly suitable
Hanley's Foods, Inc., Prairieville, LA, produces unique, Louisiana-inspired Sensationa salad dressing.
HHMI Puts Top Scientists in the Classroom
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced today that 15 leading scientist-educators have been named HHMI professors.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Asbury Park Press
Monmouth U. names provost, VP of academic of affairsMonmouth U. names ...
Monmouth U. names provost, VP of academic of affairs Monmouth University President Paul Brown has appointed criminal justice expert as provost Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1lqSKVa Moriarty is an academic leader in the field of criminal justice with a focus on victim's issues.
The Town Talk
Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez wins Miss Louisiana 2014 competition
MONROE, La. -- The crowd in the Monroe Civic Center erupted in applause Saturday night as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was named Miss Louisiana 2014.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Louisiana 4-H celebrates at centennial meeting
Some 1,500 4-H Club members swarmed Louisiana State University campus in Baton Rouge on June 17-20 for their centennial 4-H University.
The Town Talk
Dardenne: Matching education with jobs vital for Louisiana
Louisiana is on the right track in matching education and training with workforce needs, Lt.
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LSU Master in Analytics Named Among Nation's Top 20 Programs
BATON ROUGE, La., June 26 -- Louisiana State University issued the following news release: BI Software Insight, which offers objective research and reviews of business intelligence solutions, has named the LSU Master of Science in Analytics program among the nation's top programs.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Group from Jordan visits Baltimore
Kamel Mahadin visited Baltimore 30 years ago as a graduate student studying landscape architecture at Louisiana State University.
College Radio Rallies Behind WRAS
On Thursday, 47 college radio stations across the country will unite to say 'We Are WRAS' as WRAS, the college radio station of Georgia State University, offers an unprecedented radio simulcast to highlight their fight to stay a student-run radio station.