AgCenter researcher, reinstated after Title IX findings, applies for full professorship

An LSU AgCenter researcher at the center of a Title IX scandal has applied for promotion to full professor, university officials confirm.
commercial office space

Commercial concerns

Office occupancy rates, already soft, have held fairly steady throughout the pandemic but some fear that will end when long-term leases come up for renewal.

Addressing a problem…or creating havoc?

New federal flood insurance rules and pricing are meant to curtail development in high-risk areas, but so far they’re only generating controversy.
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The 2021 class of Forty Under 40

Honoring the Capital Region's brightest young leaders, innovators and business professionals.
Mary Bird Perkins OLOL

‘It’s really, really sad that it had to turn into this’

The ending of the Mary Bird Perkins partnership with Our Lady of the Lake is something few saw coming, or thought would ever happen, but now that it has the Baton Rouge health care market will never be the same.

It’s done: Mary Bird Perkins signs deal with new partner, ending affiliation with OLOL

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has finalized its affiliation agreement with the Nashville-based network of independent oncology practices, OneOncology, clearing the way for the new partnership to take effect Jan. 1 and officially ending MBPCC’s nearly decadelong affiliation with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.

Developer plans to open lounge in former Hound Dogs location by end of year

Developer Cornelius Quarels says he hopes to open The Main Lobby, a new lounge in the former Hound Dogs location downtown, before the end of the year.

​​Build Baton Rouge expects work to begin on $10M development early next year

Build Baton Rouge CEO Chris Tyson says he expects construction to begin during the first quarter of next year on a $10 million mixed-use development on Plank Road in north Baton Rouge. 


JR Ball: Louisiana needs an education

Until Louisiana gets serious about education and fighting poverty it will remain ranked as one of this country's worse states.

Riegel: How many consultants does it take to run CATS?

How many consultants does it take to run CATS? The shocking answering is at least 10, including three for marketing and communications.

Publisher: Why is Niranjan Baisakh still employed at LSU?

Given recent events and the ongoing Title IX scandal at LSU, one has to wonder why an AgCenter professor is still employed by the university?


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