Chemical Engineering Senior Named 2016 LSU Homecoming Queen

Chemical Engineering Senior Natalie Burges was named the 2016 LSU Homecoming Queen at halftime during Saturday’s homecoming football game against the University of Missouri. Burges, of Katy, Texas, was one of three female senior representatives who served on the 2016 Homecoming Court, and the only engineering student of all 16 …

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LSU Graduate Mollie Smoak Awarded Ford Fellowship

BATON ROUGE – Mollie Smoak, a May 2016 graduate in biological engineering from Lafayette, La., has been awarded a fellowship in the 2016 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs competition administered by the Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Smoak is one of 60 students awarded a fellowship …

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Alumnus Creates Mobile App for On-The-Go Job Seekers

Scott Wilkes

LSU alumnus Scott Wilkes, with the help of the LSU Student Incubator, created an app he describes as “Craigslist on the go.” Wilkes said his iPhone app squik allows users to post odd jobs from dog sitting to picking up groceries, and others can pick up those jobs and make …

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