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Associate professor Ker recognized for contributions in industrial engineering and online education

Louisiana Tech associate professor of industrial engineering and program chair Jun-Ing Ker is featured in a recent post of “Online Engineering Professors in Louisiana,” a list comprised of some the outstanding professors the site recognizes for their contributions to academia and to the rise of online education. Ker has supervised more than 80 senior and [more]

Louisiana Tech’s Jeffery Hankins earns national recognition

Louisiana Tech University associate professor of history Jeffery R. Hankins was selected from a national applicant pool to attend one of the academic summer seminars supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), a federal agency that supports enrichment opportunities at universities and cultural institutions so that faculty can work in collaboration and study [more]

2017-18 ‘New Frontiers’ series opens Oct. 2 with ‘immunotherapy’ presentation

Louisiana Tech’s “New Frontiers in Biomedical Research” series will open 2017-2018 by welcoming Dr. Patrick Cobb, Class of 1981. Presentation: “Immunotherapy: How it Changed (Almost) Everything in Oncology.” Monday, Oct. 2, 3:30 p.m., University Hall. Open to the public; members of the community are encouraged to attend. Dr. Cobb’s visit is sponsored by the College [more]

Tech continues to be cornerstone institution of LaSIP

Annually, the Louisiana Board of Regents hosts a statewide grant competition to provide professional development dollars to serve educators in classrooms throughout Louisiana. Funding is provided for innovative proposals that encourage interdisciplinary teams of university faculty and staff working in concert with partnering districts and community stakeholders to design and implement initiatives to promote academic [more]

Louisiana Tech earns Tier One ranking from U.S. News & World Report for 7th consecutive year

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Louisiana Tech University in its highest tier of “National Universities” for the seventh consecutive year, according to its 2018 Best Colleges list released Sept. 12. Louisiana Tech and Louisiana State University were the only two public institutions in the state to achieve a Tier One National Universities designation. [more]

A Pleasant Walk Among The Noble Trees With… Ben Rice

“I was born in Shreveport but attended 7th-12th grades in Carrollton, Texas, at Newman Smith High School and graduated in 2014. My childhood and college are in Louisiana, and my formative high school years were in Texas, so I’m definitely a mutt and don’t know how exactly to classify myself. The truth is, when I’m [more]