Computing Courses Leveraging IBM Watson

In Fall, 2014, New Courses Will Inspire University Students to Build Apps Infused with Watson’s Intelligence While Gaining the Entrepreneurial Vision to Deliver Their Innovations Into the Marketplace via IBM News room – 2014-05-07 Seven of the Nation’s Leading Technology Institutions Unveil Cognitive Computing Courses Leveraging IBM Watson – United States.

International Math Conference at LSU, April 12-15

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Department of Mathematics will bring together more than 120 international mathematicians and researchers for the “Applications of Automorphic Forms in Number Theory and Combinatorics Conference,” April 12-15. This year’s conference will honor Wen-Ching Winnie Li, distinguished professor of mathematics at Pennsylvania State University, for her outstanding contributions to number theory,…

Integration of Technology into Classroom Learning

BATON ROUGE – LSU College of Human Sciences & Education alumna Nikole Blanchard has visited School of Education Instructor Deborah Heroman’s technology course each semester or twice a year since 2008.   Currently, Blanchard is director of technology for the Dunham School in Baton Rouge. Schools from across the United States have sent representatives to…

900 Minutes of Free Online Tutoring for LSU Students

BATON ROUGE – Thanks to a collaboration between the Student Technology Fee and the Center for Academic Success, LSU students continue to receive 900 free minutes each year for online tutoring with Smarthinking, an on-demand tutoring and academic support service. This service has been available to LSU students for the past eight years due to…

2014 Region VII Science & Engineering Fair

BATON ROUGE – More than 400 middle- and high-school students participated in the 2014 Region VII Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair. Students filled the LSU Student Union Royal Cotillion Ballroom with their projects on Feb. 24-26 to compete for category honors and special awards.   The overall winners in the senior division, grades 9-12, were…