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Sigma Xi Science Café series to showcase Cyber Security

Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society will host a discussion titled “Cyber Storm: Hacking Our Way to Cyber Security Awareness,” at 6:00 p.m. January 9 as part of the society’s Science Café series The place is Log Cabin Grill & Market, 1906 Farmerville Hwy., Ruston; the event is free [more]

Louisiana Tech earns $3.5-plus million grant for cybersecurity initiative

Louisiana Tech University, one of the nation’s leaders in training the next generation of professionals who will protect the country’s cybersecurity threats, has received a grant that is expected to total $3,531,750 over five years to enhance its cybersecurity programs. The grant was awarded by the National Science Foundation and will be used to support [more]

Louisiana Tech strongly supports new multi-purpose Cybersecurity Commission

Louisiana Tech, creator of the nation’s first four-year undergraduate degree in cyber engineering and is a partner with several industry leaders in various cyber fields, strongly supports the State of Louisiana’s most recent step toward solidifying its national leadership of cybersecurity. The Governor’s Office announced Thursday the formation of a Cybersecurity Commission to advance the [more]

Louisiana Tech opens Cyber Training Center

A ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday morning at the National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City commemorated Louisiana Tech’s most recent step toward delivering both greater college and career opportunities to Shreveport-Bossier, and greater cyber support and training to both the area’s students and the nation’s military. In a ceremony attended by Gov. John Bel Edwards, state and [more]

Louisiana Tech ranked tops in state for Best Value

Louisiana Tech has earned another round of favorable rankings, most recently for being the best value of any other school in Louisiana and another for being one of the most affordable universities in the country. Using averages of graduation rate, net price, acceptance rate, and 20-year net return on investment, BestValueSchools.com ranked Tech No. 1 [more]

Prestigious and well-earned honor for Iasemidis, named IEEE Fellow

Leonidas Iasemidis, professor and Rhodes Eminent Scholar Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow. Iasemidis is being recognized for his contributions to “epileptic seizure prediction and closed-loop brain stimulation.” The IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of [more]

‘New Frontiers’ series continues Dec. 11 with stem cell presentation

Louisiana Tech’s “New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Series” continues Monday, Dec. 11, with a presentation from Jeff Gimble, co-founder and chief scientific officer of LaCell, a New Orleans-based company that provides researchers and the biotechnology community high quality adult stem cells and reagents. Presentation: “Adipose-Derived Cells in Regenerative Medicine” Monday, Dec. 11, 3:30 p.m., University [more]

“Living Dead in Denmark” Cast Announced

The Louisiana Tech University Department of Theatre has announced its 12 member cast for its second production of the quirky, daring, and classic 2017-18 season, “Living Dead in Denmark,” directed by Mark D. Guinn. The cast will transform Arthur W. Stone Theatre into a world of magic, where Shakespearean heroines unite to fight. . . [more]

New graduates encouraged to overcome obstacles, encourage others

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. Commencement officially marked the end of the fall quarter at Louisiana Tech. Winter classes will begin Nov. 29. John F.K. Belton, District Attorney for The Third Judicial District, served as [more]

School of Design Faculty Show open: Beautiful!

The Louisiana Tech University School of Design has announced the opening of its 2017-18 Faculty Show. This exhibit consists of collaborative works and individual research projects of faculty and staff in the areas of Studio Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design and Architecture. Exhibition Dates: Now-January 16, 2018 Opening Reception: December 5, 5-7p.m. Reception food generously [more]