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Louisiana Tech plans 48th annual livestock sale

Louisiana Tech University’s 48th annual University Farm Production Sale (www.livestocksale.latech.edu) will once again feature animals for sale with the proceeds to benefit the University’s program in agricultural sciences. The public will be able to purchase animals suitable for raising, breeding, riding, showing, and eating at the auction, which is scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday, May [more]

Theatre opens ‘King Lear’ in one week

In only one week, the Louisiana Tech University Department of Theatre brings you to the heart of Washington in Shakespeare’s dark and twisted tragedy, King Lear, directed by Paul B. Crook. In only one week, the powerful King Lear will spiral into madness as his own blood turns against him. Watch from the steps of [more]

2018 ‘Just Business’ Grant Recipients Announced for College of Business

Dr. Chris Martin, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business, recently announced the “Just Business” grant award recipients for 2018. “The projects selected this year truly support our mission to connect business with technology and innovation,” said Dr. Martin. “I’m grateful to our alumni and friends for investing in this initiative again this year. [more]

COES honors Louisiana high school students, educator for computing accomplishments

April 13, the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University recognized six Louisiana high school students and one teacher for its Sixth Annual National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Awards Ceremony. The ceremony, held at the Louisiana Institute for Micromanufacturing, honored students with exceptional computing skills. Students receiving awards were: Lyndsey [more]

Engineering doctoral student earns selective scholarship

Louisiana Tech University doctoral engineering student, Seyedsaleh “Saleh” Behbahani, has received a scholarship from the Underground Construction Association of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (UCA of SME). The scholarship will provide a $5,000 monetary award in addition to covering Behbahani’s travel to Washington, D.C. for the North American Tunneling Conference in June. While [more]

Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer Series sets talk and book signing April 30

The Louisiana Tech Chapter of Sigma Xi, an honorary research society dedicated to interdisciplinary research and scientific communication, is sponsoring a talk and book signing by renowned researcher and author Dr. Lee Dugatkin as the Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer. His talk begins at 3:30 Monday April 30 in Room 134, University Hall. Books will be [more]

‘New Frontiers’ series continues April 23

Louisiana Tech’s “New Frontiers in Biomedical Research” series concludes Monday, April 23, with a presentation by Dr. Candice A. Welhausen concerning data visualizations in the field of public health and epidemiology. Presenter: Candice A. Welhausen, Auburn University Presentation: “Visualizing Data, Visualizing Knowledge” Monday, April 23, 3:30 p.m., University Hall. Open to the public; members of [more]

Vessel speaks at National Field Experience Conference

Dr. Amy Vessel, Associate Professor in the College of Education and Director of the Clinical Residency and Recruitment Center, was invited to speak at the National Field Experience Conference, held April 9-10 at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. She presented two TEAM Model related sessions titled, “Building Stronger School District Partnerships for Engaging [more]

Louisiana Tech NASTT Cleans Up at No-Dig

The Louisiana Tech University chapter of the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) earned several awards at the 2018 No-Dig Show in Palm Springs, California. The organization won the Best Student Chapter Award for the fourth year in a row. Greta Vladeanu, doctoral student in engineering, received second place for the Poster Competition. Ryan [more]

‘King Lear’ opens April 24

The final production of the 2017-18 season from Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is less than two weeks away. In Tech’s take on King Lear, one of Shakespeare’s darkest and most savage plays, the setting is modern-day Washington, D.C.; Paul B. Crook directs. King Lear runs April 24-April 28 at 7:30 p.m. and April [more]