Education

Breakaway school district organizers to try to create new city in southeast EBR Parish

East Baton Rouge Parish could become home to another new city.

University of Alabama sororities make big change after racism claims

Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday on the campus of the University of Alabama to protest alleged segregation in the university's Greek system, even as the school took steps to deal with the problem.

UL Lafayette new student enrollment up 3 percent

First-time freshmen and transfer student enrollment at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is up 3 percent for Fall 2013 over last year, despite a second year of tougher admissions standards.

SU alum’s new book offers historical view, new insights of black life along Bayou Lafourche

Southern University alum Curtis Johnson will discuss his book "Glimpses of Black Life Along Bayou Lafourche" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the John B. Cade Library.  

Coleman Partners Architects, LSU School of Architecture sponsor lecture by Architectural Historian Cammy Brothers

Coleman Partners Architects LLC, an architecture firm based in Baton Rouge, and the LSU School of Architecture are sponsoring a lecture by University of Virginia Associate Professor Cammy Brothers on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 4:30 p.m.

Louisiana Poet Laureate and LSU Press Author Ava Leavell Haymon to read from latest collection

LSU Press invites the public to celebrate the publication of Eldest Daughter by the newly appointed state poet laureate, Ava Leavell Haymon, on Sunday, September 15 at 3:00 p.m.

Southern finally seeing increase in enrollment: excited for future

After years of a shrinking student body, Southern University has something to brag about this semester. This year, the University has seen a thirty percent increase in freshmen and even an uptick in overall enrollment.

U-High students receive a lesson on distracted driving

Car crashes are the number one killer for teens in the U.S. A majority of those crashes are caused by distracted driving.

SU System announces new VP for Academic and Student Affairs

The Southern University System welcomes Monique Guillory-Winfield as the new Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.

LAPCS to hold 'Adjusting the Sails' conference tomorrow

The Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools invites community members, educators, parents, and current and prospective charter board members to register now for its 6th Annual Conference Adjusting the Sails: Staying on Course for Succes

UL Lafayette-led team building technology to track flu outbreaks

A six-person team led by a professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is among nine semifinalists in a competition to create software for analyzing, managing and treating outbreaks of influenza.

LSU TAM Doctoral Student Danielle Reaves to present 'Fashion and Prostitution in Victorian New Orleans' today at Hill Memorial

Danielle Reaves, a Ph.D. student in textiles, apparel design and merchandising at LSU, will present “Fashion and Prostitution in Victorian New Orleans,” in LSU’s Hill Memorial Library on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 3:30 p.m.

Children learn about 9/11 as many of us look back and remember

As we all remember that devastating day 12 years ago, children opened their textbooks for a "history" lesson about this date and what it means.

Teen arrested for bringing gun to school, 3 additional students arrested for drug charges

A 16-year-old was arrested for bringing a gun to school and three additional students were arrested for possession of drugs.

Sheriff comes up empty handed after search for LSU’s list for presidential search

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies left LSU empty handed today after a search for the board of supervisors presidential search list.