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Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology organizations name Outstanding Students

The Louisiana Tech student chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Associated General Contractors (AGC) organizations announced outstanding juniors and seniors at the annual Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Technology Winter Banquet. The students were selected for their leadership and academic excellence during 2017. The ASCE named Dayne Ghormley and Allie Thurman [more]

ULS chairman Al Perkins to serve as winter commencement speaker

Alejandro “Al” Perkins, partner in a Baton Rouge law firm and Chairman of the Board for the University of Louisiana System, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s winter commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, in the Thomas Assembly Center (TAC) on the Tech campus. Those family and friends who are [more]

History department sponsors visiting scholar’s talk on black athletes’ political activism

In commemoration of Black History Month, Louisiana Tech University’s History Department will sponsor a talk, “The History of Black Athletes’ Political Activism” by Dr. Louis Moore, Associate Professor of History at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan. Moore is the author of two new books: I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for [more]

Engineering students attend leadership conference

Construction Engineering Technology junior Shelby Bishop and Civil Engineering senior Allie Thurman represented Louisiana Tech University as 2 of only 36 collegiate students invited to attend the 2018 Women’s Construction Leadership Seminar in Aurora, Colorado. Seminar sponsor Kiewit Engineering selected Bishop and Thurman from among applicants around the U.S. for their passion for construction and [more]

Louisiana Tech awards nearly 300 degrees at fall commencement

Louisiana Tech University held its fall commencement ceremony Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Thomas Assembly Center, and 284 degrees and one dual degree were awarded. ALABAMA Fort Payne: Gary McPherson, Bachelor of Science ARKANSAS Crossett: Taylor Alexis Brumley, Bachelor of Science El Dorado: Lazaro Huapeo, Bachelor of Science; Kimberly Ann Tucker, Bachelor of Arts; Mary [more]

Chemistry professor receives international award for sugar research

Dr. Marsha Cole, lecturer of chemistry at Louisiana Tech University, has received the International Frank M. Chapman Memorial Poster Award for her research in the sugar industry. Cole received the award from the Sugar Industry Technologists for her research into the “Development of a Factory/Refinery Method to Measure Total, Soluble, and Insoluble Starch in Sugar [more]

Louisiana Tech students go head-to-head in math tournament

Feb. 1, 25 students from a variety of majors went head-to-head in Integration Madness at Louisiana Tech University, a tournament-style competition to see who would be crowned Supreme Champion of the Louisiana Tech Integration BEE. The title went to Mathematics and Biomedical Engineering sophomore Parker Willmon of Houston. For five rounds and more than 100 integrals, students [more]

Fall 2017 honors students announced

Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its fall quarter president’s and dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the president’s honor list. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours [more]

‘Cognitive control’ spotlighted in ‘New Frontiers’ series set for Feb. 19

Louisiana Tech’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Series continues with a presentation from Dr. Derek Nee, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Florida State University. Presentation: “Prefrontal Cortex Dynamics Supporting Cognitive Control” Monday, February 19, 3:30 p.m., University Hall; reception to follow. This lecture is open to the public; members of the [more]

Austen’s ‘Sense and Sensibility’ at Howard Feb. 19

The Louisiana Tech Concert Association, in conjunction with the New York City-based Aquila Theatre, will present Sense and Sensibility at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19 in Howard Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech campus. Tickets will be $15 for students with ID, $30 for adults, and $20 for seniors (60+) and children under 14. This classic romantic comedy, filled with seduction, [more]