In 1986, the skeleton of an unknown woman was found in West Baton Rouge Parish. Thirty years later, she was identified through the LSU FACES Lab’s records. Read more here.
Geography alumnus Brady Couvillion has been widely cited for expressing coastal wetland loss in terms the public can comprehend. In 2011, he expressed the average rate of wetland loss between 1985 and 2010 as equivalent […]
On July 8, the Press Club of New Orleans held its annual dinner to announce the winners of the 2017 Excellence in Journalism awards. Two KnowLouisiana.org digital projects of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities […]
This week an international team of researchers, including Dr. Juliet Brophy from the Department of Geography and Anthropology, announced a second chamber of fossils attributed to Homo naledi. These fossils from the Lesedi Chamber combined […]
LSU G&A alumna Lauren Pharr has been featured in an article in 225 Magazine for her research on the role of vultures in forensic science.
Professors Chunyan Li and Shelley Meng of Louisiana State University studied the effect of Vegetated EcoShield™ on erosion protection of the berm constructed through a shoreline protection project at the Buras Boat Harbor. A combination […]
Acting on a tip from spelunkers two years ago, scientists in South Africa discovered what the cavers had only dimly glimpsed through a crack in a limestone wall deep in the Rising Star cave: lots and lots of old bones.
The remains covered the earthen floor beyond the narrow opening. This was, the scientists concluded, a large, dark chamber for the dead of a previously unidentified species of the early human lineage — Homo naledi.
Dr. Robert Rohli is a co-author on a new textbook entitled, Exploring Physical Geography (McGraw-Hill).
An LSU G&A alumnus working at the site of an ancient town in the coastal desert of northern Peru discovered —a multi-chamber tomb from the Chimú culture that held the remains of at least four […]
Professor Dydia DeLyser received national fame this week when an article on her Los Angeles neon project was featured on the front page of the Los Angeles Times.