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History students receive awards at honor society event

Five Louisiana Tech University graduate students in history have been recognized for excellence in research and were presented with awards at the recent annual dinner of Louisiana Tech’s Lambda-Rho Chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society. Dr. Jeffery R. Hankins, director of graduate studies in history at Louisiana Tech, made the presentations. William [more]

College of Engineering and Science honors outstanding students, faculty

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science is proud to announce its 2015 Outstanding Students and Faculty. Each year, faculty and staff from the College of Engineering and Science select outstanding juniors and seniors who have excelled in academics and leadership for the College. Graduating seniors vote on the two faculty members who most [more]

High School students, teachers gather for Engineering and Science Day

More than 400 students and teachers from high schools across Louisiana and Arkansas gathered together last week to take part in hands-on experiences and learn engineering and science applications at the 2015 Engineering and Science Day at Louisiana Tech University. “We are so pleased to have had the opportunity to host these high school students [more]

‘I-20 Top 20’ to showcase innovation, entrepreneurship

New technologies, innovative products and services, and entrepreneurial ideas from across the I-20 corridor will take center stage at Louisiana Tech University on April 28 for the annual I-20 Top 20 regional showcase. Business and community leaders will gather with featured entrepreneurs and innovators for presentations and discussions of new business ventures, groundbreaking technologies and [more]

Louisiana Tech entrepreneurs selected to compete in TOP DAWG Championships

Eleven teams of student entrepreneurs from Louisiana Tech University emerged from the preliminary round of the TOP DAWG New Venture Championships last week and will compete in the final round on April 24. The teams to reach the final round are as follows: • BetaFlix: delivers a visual, interactive method of teaching tomorrow’s workforce that [more]

Louisiana Tech stock car to run at Talladega in ARCA Series race

ARCA Racing Series driver Buster Graham and the Roulo Brothers Racing team is set to return to the track in the No. 17 Louisiana Tech Bulldog Ford Fusion, May 1 at Talladega Superspeedway in the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200. The race is the second of the 2015 ARCA season for the No. 17 [more]

Economics students take part in Federal Reserve Bank program

Five Louisiana Tech University economics students participated recently in the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ 2015 Economics Scholars Program to learn more about the science of economic research and its presentation. Hunter Greene, Sarah Funderburk, Michael Lites, Priya Raj and Louisiana Tech’s 2014 Economics Student of the Year Erica Stewart, traveled to Dallas to participate [more]

Pharmacology researcher to present final lecture in New Frontiers series

Louisiana Tech University will close its 2014-2015 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series with a presentation by Dr. Bruce Bunnell, professor of pharmacology and director of the Center for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine at Tulane University. Bunnell will present a lecture titled, “Mesenchymal Lineage Stem Cells are Potent Anti-Inflammatory Mediators” at 3:30 [more]

Tech announces high school rally winners

Winners in the 2015 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge or who won first through fifth place in a subject for which there is only district testing have been announced following competition at Louisiana Tech University on Saturday, March 21. Approximately 1,600 students from 18 north Louisiana parishes competed. [more]

Guice selected to attend National Security Forum

Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice has received and accepted a personal invitation from the Secretary of the Air Force to attend the 62nd annual National Security Forum (NSF) at the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama. The purpose of NSF is to expose influential citizens to senior U.S. and international [more]