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Louisiana Tech receives gift from Louisiana Associated General Contractors

The Louisiana Associated General Contractors (AGC) has generously donated a gift of $37,411 to support Louisiana Tech University and its Construction Engineering Technology (CET) program housed in the College of Engineering and Science. The Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC), through the leadership of the AGC, has been a strong supporter of construction education [more]

PayScale.com ranks Louisiana Tech No. 1 in state in starting, mid-career salaries for graduates

Graduates from Louisiana Tech University earn higher median early career salaries and mid-career salaries than graduates from any other university in Louisiana, according to PayScale.com’s recently released 2014-2015 College Salary Report. Louisiana Tech ranks No. 1 among the state’s public and private institutions with early career graduates earning an average of $49,200 annually, followed by [more]

Louisiana Tech earns Tier One ranking from U.S. News & World Report

Louisiana Tech University has achieved a Tier One ranking among “National Universities” for the fourth consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges list released Tuesday. Louisiana Tech, along with LSU and Tulane University, were the only institutions in the state to achieve a Tier One “National Universities” ranking. Louisiana Tech [more]

Theatre Department announces auditions for year’s first stage production

Auditions for Laundry and Bourbon and Lone Star, the Louisiana Tech University Department of Theatre’s first production of the 2014-2015 school year, will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., September 15 in Stone Theatre, located in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts on the Louisiana Tech campus. Laundry and Bourbon and Lone [more]

CBERS to host live stream of TEDMEDLive 2014

The Louisiana Tech University College of Engineering and Science, and Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) will partner with the internationally renowned TEDMED to present free access to a live streaming of the TEDMEDLive2014 event, “Unlocking Imagination in the Service of Health and Medicine.” The TEDMEDLive event is scheduled to take place in [more]

Leading biomed professor, scientist to launch New Frontiers lecture series

The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick-off its second year at Louisiana Tech University with a presentation by Dr. Nicholas Peppas, the Fletcher Pratt Chair of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin. Peppas’ presentation titled, “Intelligent and Recognitive Nanoscale Systems for New Therapeutic Applications,” will [more]

Guice celebrates successes, shares plans for Louisiana Tech at fall meeting

Challenges met and challenges to be faced was the focus of Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice’s “State of the University” address Tuesday to faculty and staff at Louisiana Tech’s annual fall meeting. “Last year, we sat here together talking about new beginnings and opportunities,” Guice said of last year’s convocation only weeks after his [more]

First-Year Convocation welcomes, celebrates newest class of Tech students

It’s become a rite of passage for new students entering Louisiana Tech University and a tradition of new Bulldogs making the transition from high school to college. Louisiana Tech’s seventh annual First-Year Convocation will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3 in Howard Auditorium. All first-year students, as well as Louisiana Tech alumni and [more]

NASA camp at SciTEC provides students with hands-on STEM experiences

Educators and counselors from NASA Stennis Space Center recently conducted a three-day “train-the-trainer” Astro Camp, focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), at Louisiana Tech University’s SciTEC Center. NASA provided instructions and materials to conduct the camp, titled “3, 2, 1 Blast Off!,” as well as additional materials for Louisiana Tech to conduct future [more]

Biomedical engineering professor invited to national symposium

Dr. Mary Caldorera-Moore, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has been selected to attend the 6th Annual National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium on October 26-29 at the National Academies’ Beckman Center in Irvine, California. The Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium brings together the nation’s emerging engineering leaders [more]