Louisiana Tech University Logo

Louisiana Tech University

News @ Tech

Archive for the ‘Liberal Arts’ Category

Waggonner Center to host Constitution Day presentation

The Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy at Louisiana Tech University will sponsor a Constitution Day presentation by Dr. Jeremy Bailey, the Ross M. Lence Distinguished Teaching Chair and associate professor of political science at the University of Houston, at 2:00 p.m. Friday in the auditorium of University Hall on the Louisiana Tech [more]

Professional Aviation partners with ExpressJet Airlines to offer students career opportunities

ExpressJet Airlines has teamed up with Louisiana Tech through a Pilot Pathway Agreement with the university’s department of professional aviation. The partnership will ensure aviation students a highly structured path from flight training to potential career opportunities with ExpressJet Airlines. “Over 150 professional aviation students will have the opportunity to participate,” said Jordan Lyons, head [more]

Cast set for Theatre Department production of “A…My Name is Alice”

The Stone Theatre and the Department of Theatre at Louisiana Tech University is proud to announce the eight-member cast for “A…My Name is Alice,” which runs nightly at 7:30 p.m. on October 27-31 and at 2:00 p.m. on November 1. Performances of “A…My Name is Alice” will take place in Stone Theatre located in Louisiana [more]

SOD professor’s work featured on Dave Rawlings Machine album cover

Frank Hamrick, associate professor in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design, was chosen by Dave Rawlings Machine to produce work for the band’s newest album cover. Hamrick visited Nashville this summer to complete the photographic work for Dave Rawlings Machine’s upcoming album, “Nashville Obsolete” which will be released Friday. The award-winning duo of Dave Rawlings [more]

Theatre Department announces auditions for first production of year

Auditions for Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd’s “A…My Name is Alice,” directed by Cherrie Sciro, professor and coordinator of theatre at Louisiana Tech University, will be held at 6:30 p.m. September 14 in Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts. Actors auditioning for the cast, which will include men [more]

Saxophone professor to present recital

Lawrence Gibbs, associate professor of music at Louisiana Tech University, will open the School of Performing Arts’ faculty recital series. Gibbs will perform classical saxophone music beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 in Howard Auditorium. The concert will feature music for soprano, alto and tenor saxophone and will feature music by composers composers Charles [more]

Louisiana Tech to launch 2015-2016 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research series

Interdisciplinary collaborations, alumni spotlights and features, and research discussions by renowned guest speakers will form the foundation for the 2015-2016 edition of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research seminar series at Louisiana Tech University. A presentation by Dr. Michelle Dawson titled, “Mechanics and Malignancy: Biophysical Approaches for Understanding Cancer” will begin the 2015-2016 series on [more]

French professor presents at international conference

Dr. Dolliann Margaret Hurtig, associate professor of French at Louisiana Tech University and Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, has returned from Saguenay Peninsula in Francophone, Canada where she and Joyce Beckwith from Harvard University, gave a presentation on Francophone Cinema at the American Association of Teachers of French International Convention. Hurtig and Beckwith, co-chairs [more]