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Tech XXI retires from active service as Louisiana Tech live mascot

After nearly three years of loyal service and representing the pride and passion of Louisiana Tech University’s campus and alumni communities, Tech XXI is retiring from active service. Louisiana Tech’s live English bulldog mascot is retiring from sideline duties and public appearances, effective October 1.  At the recommendation of veterinarians and guidance from the United [more]

Architecture faculty win Grand Prize in national film challenge

— Film highlights partnership with MedCamps, inspirational service to children in need — Brad Deal and Robert Brooks, architecture faculty in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design, have won the Grand Prize and the People’s Choice Award in the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) 2016 I Look Up Film Challenge for their inspirational short film [more]

TBDC to hold training to attract attention to business ventures

Successful entrepreneurs and innovators understand how to connect with their audience and create excitement, and interested community members can discover how to share a story that ignites customer interest and motivates action. The Technology Business Development Center is holding a training to help individuals get examples, tips and guidance on how to convey a message [more]

Cast for Stone Theatre production of ‘Tartuffe’ announced

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is proud to announce the 12-member cast for its first production of the 2016-2017 season, “Tartuffe,” written by Moliere and directed by Cherrie Sciro. Following campus and community-wide auditions held last month in Stone Theatre, the cast of Tartuffe includes: Alexis Landry as Madame Pernelle (Appomattox, Virginia), Ashley Fairbank [more]

Sigma Xi research society announces 2016-2017 Science Café series

The Louisiana Tech University chapter of the Sigma Xi research society Chapter is launching its 2016-2017 Science Café discussion series at 5:30 p.m. October 11 in the community room at Gibson’s Natural Grocers in Ruston. Sponsored by Sigma Xi, Science Café is a series of public “chats” with researchers during the fall, winter and spring [more]

New Frontiers in Biomedical Research series set to launch 2016-17 season

Louisiana Tech University is set to launch the 2016-2017 edition of its highly-popular New Frontiers in Biomedical Research seminar series, featuring interdisciplinary collaborations and research discussions with some of the nation’s most renowned scientists and speakers. The 2016-2017 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research series schedule continues to expand on critical areas beyond the research bench [more]

PayScale.com ranks Louisiana Tech No. 1 in state in average mid-career salaries

— Louisiana Tech also ranks No. 57 in nation among public institutions, No. 81 in research universities — Graduates with a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech University earn higher average mid-career salaries than graduates from any other public or private university in the state, according to PayScale.com’s 2016-2017 College Salary Report released Tuesday. Louisiana Tech [more]

Louisiana Tech achieves record enrollment, increase in freshman class

— Freshman class tops 2,000 for fall 2016 and a nearly 55 percent increase in the past four years — Louisiana Tech University has enrolled more students this fall than at any time in its history, and has achieved a nearly 55 percent growth in first-time freshmen since fall of 2012. According to its fall [more]

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

— For sixth consecutive year, Louisiana Tech is recognized among top National Universities — U.S. News & World Report has ranked Louisiana Tech University in its highest tier of “National Universities” for the sixth consecutive year, according to its 2017 Best Colleges list released Tuesday. Louisiana Tech and Louisiana State University were the only two [more]