Pamela Pike Earns American Music Teacher Article of the Year Honor

  BATON ROUGE – An article written by Pamela Pike – assistant professor in piano pedagogy in the LSU School of Music – titled “Sight-Reading Strategies for the Beginning and Intermediate Piano Student: A Fresh Look at a Familiar Topic,” has been selected as the Article of the Year for American Music Teacher, or AMT, a publication…

Why Kids Always Say, “Do it again!”

“Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged. They always say, “Do it again”; and the grown-up person does it again until he is nearly dead. For grown-up people are not strong enough to exult in monotony. But perhaps God is strong enough…

Award-Winning Filmmakers Glen Pitre and Benh Zeitlin in BR on March 15

  “From Belizaire to Beasts: Louisiana Folklife and Filmmaking” talk open to the public 02/22/2013 09:30 AM BATON ROUGE – On Friday, March 15, two award-winning independent filmmakers will talk about their work and its roots in Louisiana folk culture. As part of its Distinguished Lecturer Series, the LSU Department of English will host “From…

Ancient Egypt Gallery Amazes

LASM’s fully renovated Ancient Egypt Gallery reopened in late July 2007 with the news that its 2,300-year-old mummy is actually a male. Research on the mummy, a longtime favorite of LASM visitors, was completed while LASM’s Ancient Egypt Gallery underwent renovations. The gallery’s new look includes fresh artifacts, bright new colors and images, and expanded,…

Raytheon’s MathMovesU® & Sum of all Thrills™

Raytheon’s MathMovesU® program is an initiative committed to increasing middle and elementary school students’ interest in math and science education by engaging them in hands-on, interactive activities. The innovative programs of MathMovesU include the traveling interactive experience MathAlive!™; Raytheon’s Sum of all Thrills™ experience at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot®, which showcases math in action as students design and experience…