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Poet, professor to read works during visit to Louisiana Tech

Cleopatra Mathis, poet and professor of creative writing at Dartmouth College, will read and speak about her poetry at 5:30 p.m. October 23 in room 105 of George T. Madison Hall on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. Mathis, a Ruston native, will speak to Louisiana Tech’s Sigma Tau Delta English honorary society, Poetry Society, [more]

TBDC hosts variety of workshops across northern part of state

Louisiana Tech’s Technology Business Development Center will conduct free workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs and growing businesses between Oct. 28 and Nov. 6. One series of meetings will occur in University Hall on Tech’s campus, and other meetings will rotate to various locations across the region. The meetings are as follows: Ruston—  6 p.m., Tuesdays and [more]

Louisiana Tech, CIC host global IT leaders for consortium meeting

– Focus on growing state’s cyber economy via academia, industry and government collaboration – Representatives from leading global IT and cyber industry companies, federal and state defense and economic development agencies, and legislative delegates converged on north Louisiana last week for a meeting of the Louisiana Cyber and Data Consortium (LACDC) – a collaborative endeavor [more]

Louisiana Tech students, professor contribute to textbook on nanotechnology

Two Louisiana Tech students from the College of Engineering and Science have “flipped the classroom” in their own unique way and are gaining experience as educators rather than just learners. Joshua Tully, a senior chemistry major, and Renata Minullina, a graduate student in biomedical engineering, have contributed an entire chapter to a college textbook titled, [more]

Louisiana Tech earns Military Friendly School designation

Victory Media Inc., the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning to civilian life, has named Louisiana Tech University to its Military Friendly Schools list for the second consecutive year. The 2015 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most [more]

Civil engineering student awarded scholarship for academics, leadership

An outstanding grade point average and leadership in engineering outside the classroom has earned Patrick Michael Reilly, a senior civil engineering student at Louisiana Tech University, a scholarship award for the 2014-2015 school year from the Scottish Rite Foundation. Reilly received the D. Walter Jessen Civil Engineering Scholarship which is awarded annually to rising junior [more]

History honor society chapter earns national distinctions

Louisiana Tech University’s Lambda-Rho Chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, has earned national honors as the Division IV Best Chapter for 2014 and as the recipient of this year’s Nels A. Cleven Award. Chapters in Division IV are from colleges and universities with enrollments of between 10,000 and 15,000 students. Judging for [more]

Cytogeneticist, Louisiana Tech alumnae to present as part of research lecture series

Dr. Jennie Thurston, director of the Parke Cytogenetics Laboratory in Charlotte, North Carolina and a Louisiana Tech University alumnae, will present a lecture titled, “Clinical Cytogenetics: From Microscope to Microarray” at 3:30 p.m. October 20 in University Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus. Thruston’s presentation, sponsored by Louisiana Tech’s College of Applied and Natural Sciences [more]

COES receives support from ExxonMobil’s University Grant Program

ExxonMobil Corporation has awarded Louisiana Tech University $22,000 to support several programs in the College of Engineering and Science, as part of the company’s 2014 University Grant Program. Representatives from ExxonMobil were on the Louisiana Tech campus Wednesday to and presented engineering and science faculty and administrators with a check to be distributed among the [more]