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August

Date Time Description
August 26, 2014 5:30 p.m. Presentation "Lessons Learned, Lessons Lost: Sustaining Resilience Between Disasters in Louisiana." a talk by Craig Colten, Ph.D., Carl O. Sauer Professor of Geography, LSU & Director of Human Dimensions, The Water Institute of the Gulf

September

Date Time Description
September 3, 2014 10:30 am Presentation Barry Cowan, Assistant University Archivist, will present the fascinating history of the university, illustrated with captivating photographs and papers that document LSU’s faculty, students, athletes, buildings and various campuses from its founding in 1859 through the present.
Ongoing All Day Exhibition The lecture hall exhibition “The Greater University” features historical documents and photographs that tell the story of LSU’s expansion and move to the present campus from downtown Baton Rouge in 1926. Materials are drawn from the University Archives, housed in LSU Libraries Special Collections. This is a unique opportunity for incoming students to learn about the history of LSU and the resources available for research at Hill Memorial Library, and to view some of the university’s treasures up close.

October

Date Time Description
Ongoing All Day Exhibition The lecture hall exhibition “The Greater University” features historical documents and photographs that tell the story of LSU’s expansion and move to the present campus from downtown Baton Rouge in 1926. Materials are drawn from the University Archives, housed in LSU Libraries Special Collections. This is a unique opportunity for incoming students to learn about the history of LSU and the resources available for research at Hill Memorial Library, and to view some of the university’s treasures up close.

November

Date Time Description
Ongoing All Day Exhibition The lecture hall exhibition “The Greater University” features historical documents and photographs that tell the story of LSU’s expansion and move to the present campus from downtown Baton Rouge in 1926. Materials are drawn from the University Archives, housed in LSU Libraries Special Collections. This is a unique opportunity for incoming students to learn about the history of LSU and the resources available for research at Hill Memorial Library, and to view some of the university’s treasures up close.