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College of Business to host annual Banker’s Day

Local and regional banking executives will share their expertise on a variety of topics during the 12th annual William D. Tindol Banker’s Day on Friday, October 28 in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business. “We are honored to have professional leaders in the world of banking and finance come to campus and participate in Bankers [more]

Physics professor develops, teaches course for Argentinian university

Dr. Lee Sawyer, director of chemistry, nanosystems engineering and physics at Louisiana Tech University, has developed a graduate-level course which he has taught at the National University of Rio Cuarto (UNRC) in Rio Cuarto, Argentina. The course, “Formulation to Solutions to Engineering Problems,” is part of a joint partnership between Louisiana Tech and UNRC, which [more]

English instructor publishes novel

Genaro Kỳ Ly Smith, a Louisiana Tech University instructor of English, will read from his new novel, “The Land South of the Clouds,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 1, in Room 105 of George T. Madison Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus. The new work, which will be released by University of Louisiana at Lafayette [more]

International genetics expert, researcher to open New Frontiers lecture series

Dr. Claude Bouchard, the John W. Barton Sr. Professor and Chair in Genetics and Nutrition at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will visit Louisiana Tech University on October 24 to present his research as part of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Bouchard’s presentation titled, “Physics, Physiology and Behavior as [more]

Scholarship established in memory of former geology professor

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Applied and Natural Sciences and School of Biological Sciences has established a scholarship in honor of Dr. Gary Zumwalt, former professor of geology at Louisiana Tech, who passed away on December 21, 2015. The scholarship was established by former Louisiana Tech professors Dr. Scott Burns, Dr. Ron Davenport and Dr. [more]

Tech XXI retires from active service as Louisiana Tech live mascot

After nearly three years of loyal service and representing the pride and passion of Louisiana Tech University’s campus and alumni communities, Tech XXI is retiring from active service. Louisiana Tech’s live English bulldog mascot is retiring from sideline duties and public appearances, effective October 1.  At the recommendation of veterinarians and guidance from the United [more]

Architecture faculty win Grand Prize in national film challenge

— Film highlights partnership with MedCamps, inspirational service to children in need — Brad Deal and Robert Brooks, architecture faculty in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design, have won the Grand Prize and the People’s Choice Award in the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) 2016 I Look Up Film Challenge for their inspirational short film [more]

TBDC to hold training to attract attention to business ventures

Successful entrepreneurs and innovators understand how to connect with their audience and create excitement, and interested community members can discover how to share a story that ignites customer interest and motivates action. The Technology Business Development Center is holding a training to help individuals get examples, tips and guidance on how to convey a message [more]

Cast for Stone Theatre production of ‘Tartuffe’ announced

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is proud to announce the 12-member cast for its first production of the 2016-2017 season, “Tartuffe,” written by Moliere and directed by Cherrie Sciro. Following campus and community-wide auditions held last month in Stone Theatre, the cast of Tartuffe includes: Alexis Landry as Madame Pernelle (Appomattox, Virginia), Ashley Fairbank [more]