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LSU Physicist’s Research Reveals that the Most Energetic Particles in the Cosmos Originated from Outside our Galaxy

In a paper published in the journal Science, the Pierre Auger Collaboration reports observational evidence demonstrating that cosmic rays with energies a million times greater than that of the protons accelerated in the Large Hadron Collider come from much further away than from our galaxy.

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LSU Researchers Awarded Final Round of BP Oil Spill Grants

LSU scientists will continue their work on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on southeastern Louisiana marsh ecosystems.

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LSU Construction Management Students, Alumni Help Houston Residents Affected by Harvey

Sarah Samad and Mohsin Dhukka were set to be married in one week’s time when Hurricane Harvey struck the Greater Houston area. Instead, given the devestation of the storm, the couple, along with their wedding planner Kat Creech, organized the wedding guests already in town to volunteer in helping the survivors.

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U.S. Army National Guard Member Surprises Brother at LSU

When your brother is in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army National Guard and your mom lives in Colombia, you don't expect to see them in your engineering building, but Wednesday was no ordinary day for LSU student John Estrada.

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LSU’s Scott Wilks Receives $1.92M Grant to Increase and Enhance Behavioral Health Labor Force Across Louisiana

LSU School of Social Work’s Scott E. Wilks received a $1.92 million, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Human Resources and Services Administration. The primary purpose of this program is to develop and increase the skilled, professional social work labor force across Louisiana to meet the increasing demands of integrated behavioral health care across the lifespan.

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LSU's Manship School Inducts Three Alumni into Hall of Fame

The Manship School of Mass Communication at LSU honored alumni Lou Gehrig Burnett, veteran Capitol Hill communications chief, political pundit and independent publisher; Marie Bissell Constantin, internationally known still photographer and author; and Alex Martin, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and editor at the Wall Street Journal, at its 43rd annual Hall of Fame gala on Sept. 14.

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LSU Holding a Week of Reflection for Maxwell Gruver

As our community continues to process the tragic loss of Maxwell Gruver, LSU will hold a week of reflection and remembrance. The LSU community is asked to remember Maxwell and his family this week as they, and we, continue to grieve his untimely passing.

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