BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Dow chemical is increasing its contributions and donating an additional $1 million to establish a student leadership center at the Patrick F. Taylor Hall for the LSU College of Engineering. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the center will house up to 15 engineering student organizations. In February,... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Power provider Entergy Louisiana says it will give $1 million to Louisiana State University's College of Engineering to provide a research laboratory and classroom complex. The Advocate reports LSU has raised more than $50 million to renovate Patrick F. Taylor Hall, which will be turned... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - There is a $1 million prize available to the person who can devise the best way to resolve the "dead zones" that appear in oceans and lakes around the world. Tulane University unveiled its Grand Challenge competition Monday. It seeks new ways of fighting hypoxia, the... more »
The Delta Regional Authority is sweetening the pot for cross-state applications for federal grants to strengthen training partnerships between community colleges and employers. Acting U.S. Labor Secretary Seth Harris said Friday that $474.5 million is available nationwide under the third round of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State Alcohol and Tobacco Control Commissioner Troy Hebert says he expects to save $1 million budgeted to his agency, by trimming staff and making other cuts. Hebert told The Advocate that he's on track to spend roughly 85 percent of his $6.5 million annual budget... more »
Landrieu Secures $1M for Hospital in New Orleans East Funds included in omnibus appropriations bill passed by the Senate.
WASHINGTON - Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that $1 million for a hospital in New Orleans East was included in the... more »