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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]

Spring Parking

We are excited to announce the start of the paving of the gravel parking lot located at the foot of the Louisiana Tech University pedestrian railroad bridge. As a result of this project, a portion of this parking lot will not be available for the Spring 2018 quarter. When finished, this project will provide a [more]

‘The Digital da Vinci’ stars in ‘New Frontiers’ series set for March 19

Louisiana Tech’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Series continues with a presentation from Scott Barrows, director of simulation programming at Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. The Jump Center is the largest medical simulation facility in the world. Presentation: “The Digital da Vinci: Advanced Applications [more]

Research published by electrical engineering professor selected as best paper

Dr. Kaushallya Adhikari, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has published the 2018 European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) Best Paper. Adhikari was the first author on the paper, “Extending coprime sensor arrays to achieve the peak side lobe height of a full uniform linear array,” which was co-written by John R. [more]

Eco-Car team meets challenges, builds for future

A friendly bet led to the creation of the Shell Eco-marathon in 1939. Two employees determined that whoever could drive their car the farthest on one gallon of gas would win bragging rights, and the winner achieved a fuel efficiency of almost 50 miles per gallon. Almost 80 years later, modern teams around the world [more]