The Art & Science of Shells at LASM

Stroll through LASM’s galleries and admire one of nature’s most beautiful creations – the shell.  Lafayette photographer Herman Mhire captures the subtle beauty and sense of wonder evoked by sea and land shells in this exhibition. Mhire selected his subjects from more than 7,000 species and 100,000 specimens collected by Dr. Emilio Garcia, a world…

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LSU Campus Becomes Tobacco-Free

Originally posted on Baton Rouge 360:
Baton Rouge, LA – Effective August 1, 2014, LSU has enacted a policy of no tobacco use on it’s campus. There will no longer be ash trays available for use. Signage is being developed that will inform all students and visitors of the new “smoke-free” policy. LSU currently spends $36,000 every…