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French professor leads roundtable on topic of dual enrollment

Dr. Dolliann Hurtig, a French professor at Louisiana Tech University, participated in the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers‘ Convention in Lafayette earlier this month. Hurtig led a panel/roundtable discussion on the benefits of dual enrollment for high school students. Such benefits include receiving credit for university courses, paying less tuition for taking a dual enrollment course [more]

Science Café series to showcase interdisciplinary program

Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society will host a discussion titled, “Visual Integration of Science Through Art (VISTA): Medical Illustration at Louisiana Tech” at 5:30 p.m. January 24 as part of their Science Café series. The event will take place in the community room of Gibson’s Natural Grocers at [more]

Geography professor earns prestigious national honor

Louisiana Tech University associate professor of geography Dr. Taylor E. Mack is the latest recipient of a rarely awarded distinction conferred by the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG). The CLAG Outstanding Service Award, a highly-prestigious honor which has only been awarded five times since 1970, is given to a member of the association who [more]

‘Opera Workshop: Love…and Murder’ set for Stone Theatre

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is ready to raise the curtain on its second production of the 2016-2017 season, “Opera Workshop: Love…and Murder,” directed by Dr. Lisa Maxedon, associate professor of music and director of the Opera Workshop at Louisiana Tech. The 15-member cast will take to the stage of Stone Theatre at 7:30 [more]

English instructor to read Dickens’ classic ‘A Christmas Carol’

Louisiana Tech English instructor David Merchant will read Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” from 4:30-6:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19 in G. T. Madison Hall, Room 105. Dressed in full Victorian regalia, Merchant will provide an introduction to the piece and then read the abbreviated version that Dickens himself typically used for his public readings.  Also [more]

Cast set for Theatre Department production of ‘She Kills Monsters’

The Louisiana Tech Department of Theatre is thrilled to announce its seventeen-member cast for its third production of the 2016—2017 season, She Kills Monsters, directed by Mark D. Guinn. Come and experience this thrilling, heart-pounding, action-packed, and sword-swinging show in Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech University’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts on February [more]

Department of Theatre to hold auditions for ‘She Kills Monsters’

Louisiana Tech’s Department of Theatre will be holding auditions for its third production of their comedic, thrilling, and farcical 2016 – 2017 season, She Kills Monsters, written by Qui Nguyen and directed by Mark D. Guinn. Come be a part of the sword-swinging action show inspired by Dungeons and Dragons, and written by Louisiana Tech [more]

Cast for ‘Opera Workshop: Love and Murder’ announced

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre and Stone Theatre is excited to announce its 15-member cast for, “Opera Workshop: Love and Murder,” directed by Dr. Lisa Maxedon, associate professor of music and director of the Opera Workshop at Louisiana Tech. This latest production and thrilling musical mash-up, featuring jazzy dance numbers and iconic Broadway musical [more]

History professor appointed to Oxford editorial board

Oxford University Press announced recently the appointment of Louisiana Tech University history professor Dr. Stephen Webre to serve as a senior editor of its long-term online reference project, the “Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History.” During his first three years on the project, Webre will be responsible for identifying potential topics for entries, as [more]

French professor elected president of consortium

Dr. Dolliann Margaret Hurtig, professor of French in the modern languages department in the School of Literature and Language at Louisiana Tech University, has been elected the new President of the CODOFIL Consortium. The Consortium of Louisiana Universities and Colleges is composed of one or more representatives from each college and university in the state [more]