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French professor leads roundtable on topic of dual enrollment

Dr. Dolliann Hurtig, a French professor at Louisiana Tech University, participated in the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers‘ Convention in Lafayette earlier this month. Hurtig led a panel/roundtable discussion on the benefits of dual enrollment for high school students. Such benefits include receiving credit for university courses, paying less tuition for taking a dual enrollment course [more]

Renowned scientist, researcher to present as part of New Frontiers lecture series

Louisiana Tech University’s New Frontier’s in Biomedical Research lecture series will host a discussion by Dr. Vijay T. John, the Leo Weil Endowed Professor in Engineering at Tulane University, on January 23 in University Hall on the campus of Louisiana Tech. John’s presentation titled, “Novel Lipid Nanostructures for Drug Delivery,” will take place at 3:30 [more]

Science Café series to showcase interdisciplinary program

Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society will host a discussion titled, “Visual Integration of Science Through Art (VISTA): Medical Illustration at Louisiana Tech” at 5:30 p.m. January 24 as part of their Science Café series. The event will take place in the community room of Gibson’s Natural Grocers at [more]

Geography professor earns prestigious national honor

Louisiana Tech University associate professor of geography Dr. Taylor E. Mack is the latest recipient of a rarely awarded distinction conferred by the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG). The CLAG Outstanding Service Award, a highly-prestigious honor which has only been awarded five times since 1970, is given to a member of the association who [more]

‘Opera Workshop: Love…and Murder’ set for Stone Theatre

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is ready to raise the curtain on its second production of the 2016-2017 season, “Opera Workshop: Love…and Murder,” directed by Dr. Lisa Maxedon, associate professor of music and director of the Opera Workshop at Louisiana Tech. The 15-member cast will take to the stage of Stone Theatre at 7:30 [more]

Louisiana Tech first-year, senior students highly rate overall college experience

Ninety percent of first-year students and 89 percent of seniors at Louisiana Tech University said they would rate their overall educational experience at the institution as “excellent or good,” according to the National Survey of Student Engagement’s (NSSE) “Engagement Insights – Annual Results 2016” survey report. In addition to their feedback on their overall experience [more]

Dogs with A Cause inspires students to read

Reprinted with permission of the Ruston Daily Leader – Written and photographed by Derek J. Amaya (12/21/2016) – https://rustonleader.com/node/74065 — NOTE: This two-part article is about Dogs with A Cause, a partnership between Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education and Athletics Program, benefiting third- through fifth-graders at Ruston schools. — Ruston third- through fifth-graders recently [more]

COES professor named LACUE Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year

Dr. Arden Moore, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and nanosystems engineering at Louisiana Tech University’s Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM), has been selected as the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE) Region 8 Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year. LACUE selects teachers from across the state who push the boundaries of education through the use of [more]

Growth, leadership highlights Louisiana Tech’s success in 2016

— Ten stories from past year that defined strength of university’s impacts and achievements — Institutional growth, strength of leadership and the significant impacts of its regional and national partnerships are just some of the successes that helped to define Louisiana Tech University in 2016. In chronological order, the following are ten of the most [more]

Kiplinger ranks Louisiana Tech as best public university value in Louisiana

Kiplinger, the nation’s most recognized publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 1 overall among the Louisiana’s public institutions in its Best College Values 2017 report released Thursday. Based on quality and affordability, Kiplinger’s Best College Value analyzed over 1,200 colleges and universities across the country to determine [more]