| May 6, 2009
Attorneys for Louisiana State University tells the state Supreme court that Hurricane Katrina closed the art deco building - and not LSU.
The arguments Tuesday were about whether to try a lawsuit seeking to reopen the hospital in New Orleans or Baton...
| May 9, 2009
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A doctoral and medical student at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans has won a national research award for graduate students.
Jeffrey White's paper was about development of a kind of cell needed for kidneys to filter blood....
| May 9, 2009
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors' winners in the annual competition for news stories, editorials, photos, graphics and headlines published by AP member newspapers in Louisiana and Mississippi during 2008.
| May 11, 2009
Public colleges across Louisiana will raise their tuition by as much as 5 percent for students next year.
The increases will raise $29 million to help offset state budget cuts proposed for the schools next year.
State lawmakers on the joint budget...
| May 12, 2009
LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center has put on hold merit pay raises for its employees.
Pennington is the first state agency to receive state Civil Service approval for the step.
The research facility is suspending raises as part of a plan to...
| May 15, 2009
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu wants this year's LSU> graduates to focus on public service. The New Orleans Democrat delivered the school's 2009 commencement address on Friday.
Landrieu urged graduates to work for the public good, noting her sponsorship of a...
| May 16, 2009
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - In the early days of his business in Alexandria, landscape architect Patrick Moore would sometimes find himself sipping coffee in a client's home, discussing what types of daylilies could be planted that would match the draperies....
| May 19, 2009
The Louisiana House unanimously voted to strip governing authority over a proposed new public teaching hospital in New Orleans from LSU.
Instead, the bill by House Speaker Jim Tucker calls for the hospital to be owned by a quasi-public board created in...
| May 19, 2009
Legislation curtailing the power of local school boards to fire superintendents or get involved in other personnel matters was sidetracked at the Legislature last week but it's up for discussion again.
The Legislation is scheduled for discussion at...
| May 21, 2009
The state fire marshals says two children were killed and two others are in critical condition after a fire ripped through a mobile home in Ponchatoula. The fire started around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.
Officials say other siblings were in the home, but...
| May 22, 2009
Research led by David Worthylake, an assistant professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health Sciences Center, may help lay the groundwork for a compound to prevent the spread of cancer.
The research will be published in the May 29 issue...