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First-year engineering students showcase product prototypes




Teams of first-year Louisiana Tech University engineering students presented prototypes of their innovative products at the 2017 Freshman Design Expo held recently in the Student Center at Louisiana Tech University. Students showcased their expertise in research and design by presenting products that they created with Arduino and Raspberry Pi microcontrollers, to judges and attendees. The [more]

Louisiana Tech, graduates celebrate historic milestones at spring commencement




— Governor John Bel Edwards encourages record 973 graduates to “work hard, never quit” — Louisiana Tech University and a record number of new graduates celebrated milestones Saturday as the school conducted its 320th Commencement Exercises before a standing room only crowd at the Thomas Assembly Center. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards served as keynote [more]

TOP DOG New Venture Championship winners announced




A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes were awarded recently to the most innovative, student-developed product and service ideas at the 2017 TOP DOG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech University. Awards were presented to the top three finishers in the competition with the “Lunch Pad” team of Jon Emas (supply chain), Nathaniel Foster [more]

Computer science, cyber engineering students weather ‘Cyber Storm’




Computer science and cyber engineering students in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science competed recently against each other and a black ops team of intruders from academia, industry and government institutions in the 2017 Cyber Storm – Louisiana Tech’s daylong “hackfest” competition. Each year, Cyber Storm tests what upper-level computer science and cyber [more]

Architecture, School of Design take home awards




Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design has received recognition from the American Institute of Architects for its design work with MedCamps of Louisiana. Two projects, Hero’s Launch and the Larkin Gibbs Memorial Pavilion, were celebrated for excellence in design from AIA’s Gulf States Region Honor Awards program. Overall, 28 projects were recognized from architects in [more]

English graduate students listed in Who’s Who 2017




Five students from the Master of Arts in English program at Louisiana Tech University were selected for inclusion in “Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Recent graduate Drew William Boyd (MA English, February 2017) and current graduate students Amber Nicole Jurgensen, Sarah Catherine Bryant, Hannah Jane Gissendanner and Emily Varisco received their [more]

COES inducts students into Order of the Engineer




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science inducted 71 students into the Order of the Engineer on May 5. The engineering seniors received rings and professed the Order of the Engineer Obligation to maintain high standards in the engineering profession. The Obligation contains parts of the Canon of Ethics of major engineering societies, and [more]

Aerospace engineering club launches balloon toward space




The Louisiana Tech University Aerospace Engineering Club recently launched Harley II, the second in a series of high-altitude weather balloons launched by the club, which reached a height of approximately 22 miles and had a flight time of 3 hours and 43 minutes. The club launched Harley II from Joe Aillet Stadium, along with a [more]

Governor John Bel Edwards to keynote spring commencement




— President Emeritus Daniel D. Reneau to be inducted into Hall of Distinguished Alumni — Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement ceremony at 10:00 a.m. May 20 at the Thomas Assembly Center. In addition to honoring its spring quarter graduates, Louisiana Tech will present [more]

Language students awarded prestigious scholarships




Two Louisiana Tech French majors have been awarded CODOFIL scholarships to study French this summer in Canada. Collin King has received a CODOFIL scholarship to attend the total immersion language program at the Université de Sainte Anne in Nova Scotia, Canada, for summer 2017. King previously studied Mandarin Chinese at Dalian University. King is both [more]