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Louisiana Tech to hold second annual Game Jam




Louisiana Tech University will hold its second annual Game Jam from Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Building. Teams of video game designers and programmers will compete against one another in a 48-hour challenge based on a theme to be announced at 4 p.m. March 31, at [more]

Louisiana Tech brings in visiting professor to commemorate Women’s History Month




In commemoration of Women’s History Month, Louisiana Tech University’s history department will sponsor a talk, “‘Not One Cent for Religion’?: The Great Depression and the New Deal in the Deep South,” by Dr. Alison Collis Greene, assistant professor of history at Mississippi State University. The talk will take place at the Lincoln Parish Library at [more]

Louisiana Tech, BPCC partner to create pathway to CIS degree




Louisiana Tech University and Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that creates a pathway for students at BPCC who have completed their associate’s degree in business and are looking to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Louisiana Tech. Louisiana Tech President Les Guice was joined by BPCC Chancellor Rick Bateman, Jr. [more]

Louisiana Tech, Louisiana Economic Development to host CEO roundtables




Louisiana Tech University and Louisiana Economic Development (LED) are hosting a series of roundtable discussions for CEOs of established corporations with strong growth potential. Ten roundtable sessions will be spread out over the course of the year and are aimed at executives who can benefit from discussion of growth and development issues within their companies, [more]

Percussion Festival returns with marimba artist Kevin Bobo




The fifth North Louisiana Youth Percussion Ensemble (NLYPE) Festival will return to Louisiana Tech University’s Howard Auditorium March 24-25. The event was created in part to provide a performance platform for high school percussionists. “Much like school bands and orchestras attend festivals to gain exposure to classic works in the repertoire, this event was designed [more]

Stone Theatre announces cast for Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’




Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre and the Stone Theatre are pleased to announce the cast for its fourth and final production of their 2016-2017 season, in Neil Simon’s “Rumors”, directed by Paul B. Crook. The cast for Simon’s classic show will take to the stage at Stone Theatre at 7:30 p.m., May 2-6, and [more]

Louisiana Tech ranks as a top university offering engineering management degrees




Louisiana Tech University has been ranked number four among universities in the United States that offer online engineering management degrees for 2017. Louisiana Tech received the ranking in the “2017 Top Online Colleges for Engineering Management Degrees” list released by the SR Education Group, an education research publisher, for the University’s Engineering and Technology Management [more]

Louisiana Tech welcomes medical illustrator as part of research lecture series




Natalie Doolittle, director of medical animation at High Impact, Inc., will visit Louisiana Tech University on March 27 for a presentation titled, “Biomedical Visualization: Art Influencing Science and Medicine,” as part of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Doolittle’s lecture will take place at 3:30 p.m. in University Hall on the Louisiana Tech [more]

Shreveport Center to host small business, research funding workshop




Louisiana Tech University will assist small businesses throughout the region in learning more about how federal agencies award funding for research at the 2017 Regional R&D Workshop, March 22 at the Louisiana Tech Shreveport Center. The workshop, offered by Louisiana Tech and the Technology Transfer Office, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. [more]

Distinguished professor, researcher to speak on brain machine interfaces




Louisiana Tech University’s Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) and its Consortium on Neuronal Networks in Epilepsy and Memory (NeuroNEM) will host a presentation by Dr. Jose C. Principe, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida, as part of the Seminar Series on Probing and Understanding the Brain. [more]