Members of the communication faculty at Southeastern Louisiana University tackled questions about the term "fake news" at a panel discussion sponsored by the university’s Sims Memorial Library and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
— Sea turtles—a group of seven species thought to have evolved more than 200 million years ago—are currently under significant stress, especially in the Gulf of Mexico, primarily as a result of human negligence and industrialization. A group of more than 600 scientists, conservationists, students and others will meet in New Orleans April 10-17 to discuss this and a wide range of other topics at the 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, the main meeting of the International Sea Turtle Society
Standardized testing has facilitated “an incredibly toxic environment in our schools and in our discourse about education, ultimately turning schools from learning centers to testing factories,” according to a Southeastern Louisiana University education professor. That emphasis on standardized testing has corrupted the focus on learning, turning school-aged children into “experimental pawns.”
Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond has several faculty members who can serve as experts for reporting purposes on the various environmental, biological, economic and social impacts of the British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.