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Graduate spotlight: AuDresha “Dre” Spates

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series on Louisiana Tech University Spring 2018 graduates. Commencement is Saturday, May 19, in the Thomas Assembly Center. The College of Applied and Natural Sciences, College of Business, and College of Engineering and Science commencement will begin at 10 a.m.; the College of Education and College of [more]

Graduate spotlight: Cassie Shoesmith

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series on Louisiana Tech University Spring 2018 graduates. Commencement is Saturday, May 19, in the Thomas Assembly Center. The College of Applied and Natural Sciences, College of Business, and College of Engineering and Science commencement will begin at 10 a.m.; the College of Education and College of [more]

Graduate spotlight: Barrett Moore

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series on Louisiana Tech University Spring 2018 graduates. Commencement is Saturday, May 19, in the Thomas Assembly Center. The College of Applied and Natural Sciences, College of Business, and College of Engineering and Science commencement will begin at 10 a.m.; the College of Education and College of [more]

Graduate spotlight: Courtney Smith

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series on Louisiana Tech University Spring 2018 graduates. Commencement will be held Saturday, May 19, in the Thomas Assembly Center. The College of Applied and Natural Sciences, College of Business, and College of Engineering and Science commencement will begin at 10 a.m.; the College of Education and [more]

HIIM program named top in state for affordability

The Louisiana Tech University bachelor’s degree program in Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) was named the No. 5 most affordable program in the United States by Healthcare Administration Degree Programs, an online resource for students to learn more about undergraduate and graduate programs in healthcare administration. Louisiana Tech’s HIIM programs emphasize the development of [more]

Physics professors contribute to groundbreaking research in precision measurement of the proton’s weak charge

A team from Louisiana Tech University helped the Q-weak experiment at the United States Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility develop a new method to provide a precision test of the weak force, one of four fundamental forces in nature. This result, published recently in Nature, also constrains possibilities for new particles and [more]

Senior Moment: How team HemoCycle won the TOP DOG New Venture competition

All it took for a team of five Louisiana Tech University seniors to earn first place in the University’s TOP DOG New Venture Championship was serious teamwork and planning, multi-disciplinary brainstorming, and lots and lots of phone calls and interviews. “I couldn’t give you exact numbers,” said graduating senior and Grand Challenge Scholar Steven Pirvu, [more]

Grand Challenge Scholars program graduates six new Scholars

Six Louisiana Tech engineering students have completed the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars program (NAE GCSP) in the Spring Quarter 2018. This class is the largest single group of Grand Challenge Scholars from Louisiana Tech to date. Haley Dishman (mechanical engineering), Brian Elkins (civil engineering), Charles Anthony Ellis (biomedical engineering), Johnny Negrete (mechanical [more]

Darland earns inaugural research, scholarship, and service award

Nancy Darland, Virginia Pennington Endowed Professor of Nursing at Louisiana Tech, recently received the inaugural Patricia E. Thompson Research, Scholarship and Service Award in recognition of her extraordinary dedication to excellence in each of those areas. The award was given by the area Beta Chi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), an organization that [more]

College inducts new Order of the Engineer members

The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University has inducted 98 new members into the Order of the Engineer. The Order of the Engineer is a national organization that is open to engineering seniors and graduates from colleges with ABET accredited curricula, registered professional engineers and special engineers throughout the United States. At [more]