8 hrs ago
All Points Blog
GIS Education Weekly News: Preservation, Addresses, Math
The Geospatial Content subgroup of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Content Working Group recognized the need for introductory guidance on the challenges facing institutions regarding the collection, stewardship and preservation of digital geospatial data resources announced the release of the "Geospatial Data Stewardship: Key Online ... (more)
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12 hrs ago
Louisiana professor's life work provokes interest in 'Twelve Years A Slave'
When the movie "Twelve Years a Slave" was honored as the best motion picture of 2013 during the Academy Awards, it had a special significance for many in Louisiana.
14 hrs ago
Learn to Feel the Planet's Pain: Sustainability Lessons from a Medical Missionary
Dr. Paul Brand grew up in South India as the son of British missionary parents. He returned to England to study medicine, then went back to take care of people with leprosy in India, mainly doing reconstructive hand and foot surgery - some 3,000 operations over many years.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
UCSB Graduate Division Hires Alum Robert Hamm as Coordinator of Student Professional Development
Dr. Robert Hamm assumed the role of coordinator of graduate student professional development last weke, working out of the Graduate Student Resource Center in the Student Resource Building.
Identifying A Fake ID May Be Harder Than Realized
Face-matching -- employed at places like airports, where TSA and customs agents check IDs and passports -- is not a foolproof system, a new study shows.
The Baltimore Sun
Liquor businesses learn how to spot underage drinkers
Louisiana State University professor Martin Johnson, a retired police officer who specializes in the field of forensics and identification card verification gives a presentation on fake identification and talks about head shapes on ID's.
As Louisiana lawmakers consider marijuana laws, Jefferson Parish group joins debate
Five panelist participated in a discussion about various marijuana laws Wednesday, at the Jefferson Parish district attorney's office in Gretna.
Insurance Journal West
Insurance Agent Classes Offered at McNeese State in Louisiana
A property/casualty insurance pre-licensing course will be offered in Louisiana April 4-5 and April 11-12 at McNeese State University.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Arkansas Judge Mike Maggio Outed for Racist, Sexist, Homophobic Posts
An Arkansas judge, Mike Maggio, was outed for making racist, sexist, and homophobic comments online.
Face matching for passports and IDs incredibly fallible
New research finds face matching, as when customs agents check passports, to be incredibly fallible, with error rates between 10 and 20 percent under ideal, laboratory-induced conditions, and much worse in more realistic settings.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Lawmakers on board with Jindal's 'dream'
Gov. Bobby Jindal spent much of his address opening the 2014 legislative session acknowledging business growth in the state and introducing workers at those businesses who either moved into Louisiana or are staying here because of new opportunities.
Across the Institute
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The Miami Herald
Insurance agent classes offered at McNeese
A property and casualty insurance pre-licensing course will be offered April 4-5 and April 11-12 at McNeese State University.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Town Talk
Ms. Robichaux is a 2006 graduate of Holy Savior Menard High School. She graduated from Louisiana State University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and earned a Master of Arts degree in Psychology in 2012.
Arkansas judge posted details about adoption by Charlize Theron
March 2, 2014. Actress Charlize Theron, in a black Dior gown and wearing $15 million worth of Harry Winston diamonds, arrives at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California.
Mover of the Week: Lolly Barnes
A Biloxi native, she has nearly 20 years of experience in historic preservation.
The Town Talk
Central Louisiana personnel file
Outgoing PJAL President Melvin Haymon of Vernon Parish hosted the convention. The new president is Lisa Nelson of St. Martin Parish.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Bolivar Commercial
Beloved DSU teacher dies
The Delta State University flags flew at half-staff last week after a beloved professor passed away Tuesday.
Spraying time of day can impact control with major cotton herbicides
Most farmers spray fields with herbicides in the light of day because it's easier to see what you're spraying and, well, let's face it, most people don't like to get up and go to work before sunrise or labor far into the night no matter what the task.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Judge Confesses to Leaking Charlize Theron Adoption Details
A judge in Arkansas has admitted that he leaked confidential information about Charlize Theron 's adoption of her son, Jackson .