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2010-03-11 14:09:50

According to a study recently completed by an LSU group charged with conducting studies on improving hurricane crisis communication in coastal communities, many families have a well-developed hurricane response plan of their own but have little faith in the preparation developed at higher government levels. Titled "Hurricanes, Institutional Procedures, and Information Processing, or HIPIP: Engagement with Decision-Makers and Coastal Residents," the project contains two distinct studies on the...

2010-02-25 08:35:00

In the news release, Carefx Portal Solution to Deliver First Time, Statewide Access to Patient Data Among Hospitals in the LSU Network, issued 23-Feb-2010 by Carefx over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the incorrect boilerplate for Louisiana State University Health System was issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Carefx Portal Solution to Deliver First Time, Statewide Access to Patient Data Among Hospitals in the LSU Network Carefx's portal-based...

2010-02-23 07:15:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians and other medical professionals will be able to access patient information across the 10 rural and metropolitan hospitals in the Louisiana State University health system with the implementation of Fusionfx, an interoperable clinical workflow solution from Carefx Corporation. Based at the LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport, the portal solution, which LSU calls LSU HealthLink, will aggregate information from two separate data...

2010-02-11 09:40:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) is pleased to announce Gregory Price, CPA, Director of Consulting Solutions has been named to the Louisiana State University Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute (SEI) Advisory Board. Price joins 18 others on the board, including former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer. The board works to meet the goal of challenging SEI to pursue emerging entrepreneurship opportunities. "Greg Price is a welcome addition to...

2009-12-01 14:03:51

Exhibition Next is novel new way of presenting information to customers, tracking interests without waste Santanu Majumdar spent his years as a graphic design graduate student developing a project that might sound counterintuitive for a student of fine arts "“ a software program made to simplify information gathering at conferences and exhibitions. With the help of researchers at LSU's Center for Computation & Technology, or CCT, Majumdar developed Exhibition Next, a system that's...

2009-10-27 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today its award to provide program management (PM) services for the new $1.2 billion (estimated $754 million in construction) Louisiana State University (LSU) Academic Medical Center in mid-town New Orleans. Projected at 1.6 million square feet, this state-of-the-art medical center will replace public hospital facilities lost to Hurricane Katrina, and is on a site adjacent to the...

2009-10-01 12:05:20

Palynomorphs from sediment core give proof to sudden warming in mid-Miocene era For Sophie Warny, LSU assistant professor of geology and geophysics and curator at the LSU Museum of Natural Science, years of patience in analyzing Antarctic samples with low fossil recovery finally led to a scientific breakthrough. She and colleagues from around the world now have proof of a sudden, remarkably warm period in Antarctica that occurred about 15.7 million years ago and lasted for a few thousand...

2009-09-14 12:46:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NVLX) announces today that results from the Company's ongoing sponsored research studies indicate that Oraphyte(TM) can control nematode infestation pre-plant and post-plant in several species of turfgrass. In the coming months Nuvilex intends to initiate trials on golf course greens in the Southeastern United States under conditions that are most optimal for turfgrass growth. These commercial studies...

2009-06-24 22:39:00

Sean Ochinko capped a five-run sixth inning with a two-run single Wednesday, vaulting LSU to the NCAA baseball championship with an 11-4 win over Texas. The Tigers won their sixth national title, all of them coming in the last 18 years. The Longhorns had been trying for their seventh NCAA crown. LSU's victory came in the deciding game of a best-of-three series, which the Longhorns forced with a 5-1 victory Tuesday. The Tigers won the opener in 11 innings 7-6. Texas overcame a four-run deficit...

2009-06-22 23:01:06

Mikie Mahtook had an RBI single in the 11th Monday to give LSU to a 7-6 win over Texas in the opener of the College World Series in Omaha. D.J. LeMahieu tied the game with a two-run double in the ninth inning and also homered for the Tigers, who are one win away from winning their sixth national championship. The Tigers have a 14-game winning streak going into Game 2 of the best-of-three finals, set for Tuesday. The Tigers won despite five solo homers from the top-seeded Longhorns, who are...


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