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TOP DAWG New Venture Championship set for April 25

Business decks for innovative and creative products and services developed by students at Louisiana Tech University will be presented during the TOP DAWG New Venture Championship, Friday, April 25 in University Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus. The competition, which is open to the public and sponsored by Bulldog Entrepreneurs, will take place between 10:30 [more]

Louisiana Tech selects area teachers for LA-SiGMA/Shell summer research program

The LA-SiGMA/Shell Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program at Louisiana Tech University has accepted ten teachers from elementary, middle and high schools across the region into its summer 2014 program class. David Andersen (Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts), Alex Chen (Forney High School), Theresa Do (Holly Ridge Elementary School), Anna Drago (Elm [more]

SPA, Stone Theatre announce cast for “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and Stone Theatre has announced the cast for its final production of the academic year, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Directed by Louisiana Tech’s Lallage Wall Endowed Professor and Coordinator of Theatre Cherrie Sciro, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a Signature Series [more]

I-20 Top 20 to showcase innovation, entrepreneurship

Business and community leaders, technology entrepreneurs, and leaders in innovation throughout north Louisiana will gather at Louisiana Tech University, April 29 for the second annual I-20 Top 20 Regional Showcase. On display at the event will be innovative entrepreneurs, products, and services developed through the I-20 Corridor Regional Accelerator as well as a variety of [more]

Tech Talk staff wins awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Staff members of Louisiana Tech’s student-run newspaper, The Tech Talk, received a variety of writing and photography awards for their from the Society of Professional Journalists. Six students on staff received awards from SPJ’s Region 12 Mark of Excellence contest. “Our Tech Talk staff continues to bring recognition and honor to the journalism department and [more]

College of Business to host annual Banker’s Day

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University will host banking executives from financial institutions throughout the region at its annual William D. Tindoll Banker’s Day, May 2 in the College of Business building. Executives from local and regional banking institutions will share their expertise with students on a variety of topics during economics and [more]

Louisiana Tech welcomes Caltech researcher for lecture on infrared astronomy

Dr. Luisa Rebull, associate research scientist with the Spitzer Science Center at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), will visit Louisiana Tech University, April 28 to discuss her work in infrared astronomy as part of the Wallace Herbert Memorial Astronomy Lecture Series. Rebull’s presentation, “From IRAS to Spitzer and Beyond: 30 years of Space-Based Infrared [more]

Engineering students win national design competition

Louisiana Tech University’s student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) won first place in the 2014 Best Senior Design Competition at the AIChE Spring Meeting and 10th Global Congress on Process Safety held in New Orleans, La. The Louisiana Tech team, comprised of Jessica Davis, Jayme Ferro and James J. Horton, presented [more]

Open Letter from Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice

Louisiana Tech family, friends and supporters: There was an event recently that has not occurred on the Louisiana Tech University campus in over 50 years: the investiture of the president.  The investiture brought together faculty, staff, students, alumni, community and colleagues from across the state to celebrate Louisiana Tech University. It was a time to [more]

Mantra Percussion performs at Tech

The Mantra Percussion, a Brooklyn-based ensemble, will perform on campus at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 in Louisiana Tech’s School of Art gallery. The ensemble will perform and discuss Michael Gordon’s “Timber,” which they co-commissioned and premiered, and which is also the focus of a National Public Radio Music Field Recording. The group was recognized [more]