LSU’s Successes are Helping Build a Brighter Future for All of Us

LSU’s successes are shaping our state and the world in remarkable ways. As we build teams that win for Louisiana, the nation, and the world, we put our state and its citizens on firmer footing for a brighter tomorrow — one win at a time. 

 

See the Full Scope of LSU's Winning Culture

$428M

Annual Research Activity, powered by LSU's Scholarship First Agenda and solutions-focused research

- September 2023

$245M

for Biomed, OLOL & LCMC partnership to transform patient care and the workforce pipeline

- February 2022

$160M

for Energy, NSF grant to position Louisiana to lead the global energy expansion

- January 2024

Explore Our Latest Wins

LSU Computer Engineering senior Tiernan Dautle and LSU Chemical Engineering senior Peter Vallet were two of 71 students chosen nationwide to receive scholarships from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation for college students studying STEM subjects.

LSU jumped to No. 56 among universities granted U.S. utility patents in the National Academy of Inventors' 2023 Top 100 ranking. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, there are more than 2,500 undergraduate degree-granting institutions in the nation. The National Academy of Inventors ranks the top 100 among them using the number of patents received by their faculty in a single year.

LSU Alexandria students can begin studying engineering at LSUA and then seamlessly transfer to LSU to complete their bachelor’s degree under an agreement between the two campuses to help keep top students in Louisiana and the LSU family.

Geaux Big Baton Rouge — a fun, inclusive, and collaborative celebration of service — is LSU's largest single day of student contributions to the Greater Baton Rouge community. But our Tigers are offering a helping hand all year long.

LSU Eunice is set to receive $3.25 million in federal funding earmarked for the upcoming STEAM Innovation Center on campus, a renovation and reimagining of LSUE’s current Science Building, the first building erected on the campus in 1967.

Nootkatone Studies Could Lead to Prevention of Lyme Disease. LSU Chemical Engineering (ChE) Professor Kerry Dooley, LSU ChE Department Chair and Professor Mike Benton, and LSU Department of Biological Sciences (Biol. Sci.) Professor Roger Laine will continue their work on a project that could bring affordable and effective insect repellent to the masses, possibly decreasing the number of Lyme disease, malaria, and West Nile virus cases around the world.

Champions of Progress for Louisiana—and the World

Since its humble beginnings as a military academy, LSU has aspired to be a beacon of excellence for Louisiana and its people while celebrating the unique culture and heritage that make us unlike any other university in the country. Through innovation in the critical industries of agriculture, biomedicine, coastal research, defense, and energy—along with a strong commitment to the arts and humanities—we’re gaining accolades and building a model of the future here at home and for the rest of the world. Come along with us.