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Six Louisiana Tech biological sciences students earn awards at annual meeting

Students from Louisiana Tech’s School of Biological Sciences earned six awards this weekend at the 92nd annual Louisiana Academy of Sciences meeting at LSU-Alexandria. Undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty from various disciplines met to share their research through poster and oral presentations. With the support of the College of Applied and Natural Sciences, 20 students [more]

LTCA final offering of season, ‘Broadway’s Next H!t Musical,’ set for March 20

The Louisiana Tech Concert Association wants to leave you laughing with its final show of the diverse LTCA 2017-2018 season, Broadway’s Next H!t Musical, Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. For one night only, some of New York’s best improv performers, comedians, and musicians gather made-up song suggestions from the audience and create [more]

“South at the Crossroad” Thursday in Wyly Auditorium

Students, faculty, staff, and the community are invited to an afternoon of dialogue about “The South at the Crossroad” Thursday, March 15, when two speakers visit Wyly Auditorium on Louisiana Tech’s campus. At 2 p.m., Barry Erwin, President of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), will speak on the history and current controversies surrounding [more]

Louisiana Tech awards degrees at winter commencement

Louisiana Tech University held its winter commencement ceremony Saturday, March 3, in the Thomas Assembly Center. Graduates are listed below by state and city. Alabama Mobile    Mary Catherine Pierce – Master of Arts Arkansas El Dorado    Chase Roberts – Associate of Science Nursing    Micah Wesley Wall – Bachelor of Science Emerson    [more]

Help Louisiana Tech celebrate Pi Day

Louisiana Tech is celebrating Pi Day — Wednesday, March 14 — with an endless list of fun activities. (The list is not really endless like pi, but there are still plenty of things to enjoy.) The center of Pi Day is the Tech seal in Centennial Plaza. There is no need to sign up: just [more]

History Department Hosts Talk on Appalachian Women’s Labor Activism

In commemoration of Women’s History Month, Louisiana Tech University’s History Department will sponsor a talk, “Who Gets to Speak for Appalachia? Women, Gender, and Historical Memory” by Dr. Jessica Wilkerson. The talk will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in Wyly Auditorium. Present-day political narratives of Appalachia, especially those that depict the region [more]

‘King Lear’ auditions Tuesday in Stone Theatre

The Louisiana Tech University Department of Theatre will hold auditions for William Shakespeare’s dark and electrifying tragedy King Lear, set in modern day Washington, D. C. and directed by Paul B. Crook. King Lear auditions are open to everyone and intentionally all-inclusive. They will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in Arthur W. [more]

Winter 2018 honors students announced

Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its winter quarter president’s and dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the president’s honor list. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours [more]

Hood named Nursing School Administrator of the Year

Donna Hood, the director of Louisiana Tech’s highly decorated Division of Nursing and a champion of the nursing profession and its students, practitioners, and educators, was named the Nursing School Administrator of the Year at the recent Nightingale Awards Gala in Baton Rouge. The annual event honors excellence in nursing and is presented by the [more]

Science Cafe series to showcase Eco-Car Program

Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society is revving up for its final Science Café discussion of the school year, titled “Eco-Car: Training Students for the Future.” Tech’s Heath Tims, associate professor of mechanical engineering and Cajun Contractors Endowed Professor, will lead the discussion at 6 p.m. March 20 in [more]