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Mural created by art students to be unveiled in GTM

The unveiling of a service project in the Louisiana Tech University campus is slated to showcase senior art students’ work in George T. Madison (GTM) Hall. Associate professor Nick Bustamante’s senior level art students have created a mural titled, “The Myth of the Koi” on the wall outside of GTM, Room 105. The unveiling of [more]

Liberal Arts professor, director honored for lifetime contributions to humanities

Dr. Susan Roach, director of the School of Literature and Language at Louisiana Tech University, recently received the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities 2015 Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Humanities at an awards dinner in Baton Rouge. Roach, who holds the Mildred Saunders Adams Endowed Professorship in English at Louisiana Tech, was honored according [more]

Waggonner Center closes year with discussion on state politics

The Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy at Louisiana Tech University will host Dr. T. Wayne Parent, the Russell B. Long Professor of Political Science at Louisiana State University, at 2:00 p.m. May 12, for its final presentation of the 2014-2015 academic year. Parent will lead a discussion titled, “Is Louisiana Politics Becoming [more]

Music department announces honors

Louisiana Tech’s department of music will honor top performers, scholarship recipients and the 2015 Music Alum of the Year, Dr. Susan Brumfield, at its annual Honors and Awards Recital. Brumfield, who received her bachelor’s in music education in 1979, is a professor of music education at Texas Tech University. She is a clinician, consultant, author, [more]

History students receive awards at honor society event

Five Louisiana Tech University graduate students in history have been recognized for excellence in research and were presented with awards at the recent annual dinner of Louisiana Tech’s Lambda-Rho Chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society. Dr. Jeffery R. Hankins, director of graduate studies in history at Louisiana Tech, made the presentations. William [more]

Russian National Ballet Theatre to perform “Swan Lake” at Louisiana Tech

The Louisiana Tech Concert Association (LTCA) will host the Russian National Ballet Theatre for an exclusive performance of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” at 7:30 p.m., April 29 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts on the Louisiana Tech campus. Directed by Elena Radchenko, artistic director for the Russian National Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake [more]

Waggonner Center to host presentation on public interests, policies

Dr. Mike Henderson, assistant professor of research and director for the Public Policy Research Laboratory at Louisiana State University, will conduct a discussion titled, “What do the people want?: Findings from the 2015 Louisiana Survey” at 2:00 p.m., April 16 in Wyly Auditorium located in Wyly Tower on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. The [more]

Historian to speak at Louisiana Tech on Japanese Americans in Louisiana

“Creole Nippon: Japanese Americans in Louisiana” will be the topic when Louisiana Tech University’s department of history continues its annual International Affairs Speaker Series starting at noon Wednesday, April 1, in Wyly Tower Auditorium. Featured speaker for the occasion will be Dr. Greg Robinson, a professor of history at the University of Quebec at Montreal. [more]

Music department performs, hosts festival

Faculty and students from Louisiana Tech University’s department of music, as well as regional guests, will shine during two events happening this weekend. First, the Fourth North Louisiana Youth Percussion Ensemble Festival will kick off at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Howard Auditorium with a concert featuring guest artist and clinician, Anders Åstrand. Åstrand is a [more]