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SU honors dean and distinguished physics professor receives major scholarship and mentoring grant
November 03, 2017
For the third year, Diola Bagayoko, dean of the Dolores Margaret Richard Spikes Honors College and distinguished professor of physics, has received a grant of more than $250,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF), through the Louisiana Board of Regents.
TMCF provides full experience for SU students
November 03, 2017
During the last week in October, a group of scholars from Southern University Baton Rouge attended the 2017 Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. The event is described as a power-packed four-day conference that prepares carefully selected students from the 47 publicly supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to compete in today’s very competitive global workforce.
SU Nursing Professor receives highest international honor as a 2017 New Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing
October 17, 2017
Sandra Chaisson Brown, professor, College of Nursing and Allied Health, was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. The induction was held in at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Washington, DC, October 7, 2017, in conjunction with the 2017 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference.
SU professor a contributor to the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
October 13, 2017
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 to Rainer Weiss (LIGO/Virgo Collaboration), Barry C. Barish (LIGO/Virgo Collaboration), and Kip S. Thorne (LIGO/Virgo Collaboration), "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."
SU fall enrollment sees jumps in key areas
September 27, 2017
Student population is expanding at Southern University Baton Rouge. In particular, for the first time in several years, the University experienced significant growth in important sectors this fall.
SU Environmental Toxicology Department receives FAMRI Grant
September 19, 2017
The Southern University Baton Rouge Environmental Toxicology department recently received renewal of a Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI) grant for 2017-2018.
SU System campuses accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey Relief
September 07, 2017
The Jaguar Nation extends prayers and well wishes for SU students, alumni, and all residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. As thousands in Texas and Louisiana continue the process of recovery and rebuilding, Southern University stands ready to do its part in relief efforts.
SU becomes first HBCU to partner with America Makes
August 29, 2017
Southern University has recently become a Silver member with America Makes, and the first HBCU to partner with the nation’s leading and collaborative partner in additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP) technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. This public-private partnership is a multi-agency collaboration among industry, universities, and government partners, led by the Departments of Commerce, Energy, Defense, Education, NASA, and the National Science Foundation.
SU Endowed Professor Appointed as Chair on EYE African Advisory Board
August 21, 2017
Endowed Professor Victor Mbarika of Southern University’s International Center for Information Technology and Development and College of Business was recently appointed as Chair for the Advisory Board of the Emerging Young Entrepreneurs in Africa (EYE Africa).