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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]

Award-winning poet to discuss, read poetry in GTM

Mississippi native R. Flowers Rivera, an award-winning poet, will discuss and read her poetry at Louisiana Tech University on March 24. Her public reading, followed by a book signing, is set for 6:30-7:30 p.m. in 105 George T. Madison Hall (GTM) Auditorium, on Railroad Avenue on the campus of Louisiana Tech. Prior to the public [more]

Waggonner Center to host debate in Howard Auditorium

Louisiana Tech University’s Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy will host a public debate titled, “Consumer of Citizen: How Do YOU Choose When You Vote?,” at 10:00 a.m. March 26 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts on the Louisiana Tech campus. Dr. James R. Stoner, Jr., professor of political science at [more]

Tech ensemble to perform big band jazz

Louisiana Tech’s Jazz Ensemble will present its winter concert starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 in Howard Auditorium. Lawrence Gibbs, an associate professor of music and director of jazz activities, said the concert will be entertaining for anyone who enjoys big band jazz music. “This is our Winter Quarter Concert which presents all genres [more]

Cast set for production of ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’

The Department of Theatre at Louisiana Tech University is proud to announce the cast its final production of the 2014-2015 school year, Neil Simon’s classic “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” directed by Dr. Ken Robbins. The seven-member cast includes the following: • Collin Cagle, a freshman from Covington, Louisiana, as Eugene Jerome • Johnny Marley, a senior [more]