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LSU's School of Nursing is one of four American nursing schools to be named a Best School of Nursing by the American Assembly for Men in Nursing.

Criteria included efforts to recruit men, providing a supportive learning environment for them and informing people about men's contributions to the profession.

The other schools are at Duke University in Durham, N.C.; Samuel Merrit University in Oakland, Calif.; and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

LSU's nursing school is holding an open house today from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for people interested in postgraduate nursing programs. It will be on the fourth floor at 1900 Gravier St.