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Biomedical engineering professor to present at International Bioprinting Congress in Singapore

Dr. Mark DeCoster, the James E. Wyche III Endowed Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University, will present as an invited speaker at the International Bioprinting Congress, July 24-25 at the Biopolis Research and Development Center in Singapore. DeCoster, who is also a research faculty member in Louisiana Tech’s Institute for Micromanufacturing, will present [more]

COES associate dean, professor appointed to SPTC leadership position

Dr. Jenna Carpenter, associate dean for undergraduate studies in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science, has been named an associate director for the Southern Plains Transportation Center (SPTC). The SPTC is funded by the Department of Transportation to study weather impact on transportation infrastructure within New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. The [more]

PROGRAMMING SUCCESS: Kinesiology program keeps careers, communities moving forward

This is the third article in a six-part series highlighting academic programs at Louisiana Tech University that are having significant impacts on the region and whose graduates are contributing to the growth of the economies, communities and competitiveness of north Louisiana. RUSTON, La. – The courses taught in Memorial Gymnasium at Louisiana Tech University before [more]

PROGRAMMING SUCCESS: College of Business’ CIS program builds lifelong skillsets, careers

This is the second article in a six-part series highlighting academic programs at Louisiana Tech University that are having significant impacts on the region and whose graduates are contributing to the growth of the economies, communities and competitiveness of north Louisiana. RUSTON, La. – College is just the beginning. For students majoring in computer information [more]

Children’s tools are products of interdisciplinary collaboration

Speech, communication, typography and storytelling are all merging together for three Louisiana Tech professors’ interdisciplinary research focusing on fostering children’s development. Todd Maggio, an associate professor of art, and speech faculty members Dr. Kerri Phillips and Christina Madix, are the creative minds behind LMNOBeasts, an educational and therapeutic tool that, as Maggio said, is “also [more]

Awards abound for journalism department, staff

Faculty, staff and students from Louisiana Tech University’s journalism department shined in three competitions this summer. Overall, students received six awards from the Associated Press Media Editors competition and eight students from the Louisiana Press Association. Faculty and staff, who also work part time for The Ruston Daily Leader, received two awards from LPA, 15 [more]

PROGRAMMING SUCCESS: Louisiana Tech students explore options, expand marketability with School of Communication

This is the first article in a six-part series highlighting academic programs at Louisiana Tech University that are having significant impacts on the region and whose graduates are contributing to the growth of the economies, communities and competitiveness of north Louisiana. RUSTON, La. – The possibilities for a career in a communications field are not [more]

Louisiana Tech students shine at Louisiana Startup Prize competition

Student and faculty entrepreneurs from Louisiana Tech University were among the top performers during the first qualifying round of the Louisiana Startup Prize competition held this past weekend in Shreveport. Teams participating in the Louisiana Startup gave short investor pitches during three “Sit & Pitch” roundtable competitions. Louisiana Tech alumni and former TOP DAWG New [more]

Five Tech students compete for Miss Louisiana

This week, 32 young women will compete for the title of Miss Louisiana, and five of those women bleed Tech red and blue. The five competitors are: Miss Spirit of Ruston Anna Blake, an incoming freshman from Ruston; Miss Pride of Monroe Abby Chowns, a senior from Monroe; Miss Louisiana Bayou Caroline Daughdrill, a junior [more]

Tech’s theater honor society presents SPARE NONE

Louisiana Tech’s Alpha Psi Omega National Theatre Honor Society will present SPARE NONE, two one-act plays as part of the Spare Change Initiative in Theatre. The student-written plays will begin each night at 5:30 p.m. June 27-28 in the Shakespeare Garden, located in the George T. Madison Hall courtyard. The plays to be performed are [more]