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SMART student top winner at state science fair

Three students of the Science and Medicine Academic Research Training (SMART) program were the top three winners of the 2018 Louisiana Region I Science and Engineering Fair, and one SMART student placed first overall at state in the 2018 Louisiana Science and...

Arthur Thompson named BRF Board of Directors chairman

BRF is pleased to announce that Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council for the City of Shreveport, is the new BRF Board of Directors chairman. Thompson has served on the BRF Board of Directors since 2005, serving as an officer for the past eight consecutive years, as...

ORDA funds five more North Louisiana researchers

Five North Louisiana researchers have been funded a total of $200,000 in the second cycle of the Office for Research Development and Administration’s (ORDA) Seed Funding Program. Awardees are from the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM), LSU Health Sciences Center...

NLAF 1 expands portfolio and investments in North Louisiana

The New Louisiana Angel Fund 1 (NLAF 1) reports it has added a twelfth North Louisiana company to its portfolio of funded companies. The fund is managed by BRF and is made up of 53 accredited angel investors who make all investment decisions.The group has committed...


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