Tulane Freeman School of Business Professor Peter Ricchiuti speaks during Tuesday’s Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute meeting in Morgan City. Ricchiuti said President-Elect Donald Trump’s plans to “roll back” safety and environmental regulations should help the oil and gas industry. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Economist: Trump’s plans should help oil industry

President-Elect Donald Trump’s plans to lessen regulations on the oil and gas industry may be what the industry needs to make a comeback, Tulane Business Professor Peter Ricchiuti said Tuesday.
Ricchiuti was the guest speaker at the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Ricchiuti is a professor at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business and leads the Burkenroad Reports student stock research program.

LSU AgCenter calls for calendar photo entries

Louisiana photographers have the chance to get their best gardening-related photographs published in the popular LSU AgCenter Get It Growing Lawn and Garden Calendar.
The AgCenter has issued a call for entries for the 2018 calendar, inviting professional or amateur nature photographers from Louisiana to participate in the competition that selects photos for the next edition.
AgCenter faculty members will select approximately 40 of the submitted photographs for the calendar, according to project coordinator Elma Sue McCallum.

UL Lafayette Fall 2016 Commencement is Friday

Undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees will be conferred during the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Fall 2016 Commencement ceremonies on Friday at the Cajundome and Convention Center.
The General Assembly will be held at 11 a.m. at the Cajundome. Doctoral candidates will be hooded at this session. All graduating seniors and faculty members will attend, wearing full academic regalia.

Abbeville inspires Adcock to earn Grammy nomination

With the help of Abbeville, Eric Adcock wrote the song, “Gulfstream” on Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars album. Well, on Tuesday morning at 7:45, Adcock learned that his song was nominated for a Grammy Award.
Adcock woke up on Tuesday to check the Grammy category, “Best Regional Roots Music.” He and his wife, Jennifer, strolled through the different Grammy categories in search of the nominations in the category Best Regional Roots Music.
Adcock was hoping to see if Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars Album, “Gulfstream” would be nominated.


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