Points of Pride

  • LSU researchers are among the team members that detected two gravitational waves in outer space, thus proving Einstein’s theory of relativity.
  • The LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture is No. 1 in the nation according to the leading design journal DesignIntelligence.
  • The LSU Museum of Natural Science has discovered more than 40 new species of birds, 11 species of fish, and 27 species of reptiles and amphibians, including the world’s smallest vertebrate.
  • LSU French Studies is recognized as one of the strongest French programs in the nation, and is one of the few programs designed as a Centre d’Excellence by the French government.
  • The LSU Petroleum Engineering Research and Technology Transfer, or PERTT, Laboratory is the only university-based facility for blowout prevention research and training in North America.