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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]

Department of Theatre set to drop curtain on ‘Tartuffe’

Louisiana Tech’s Department of Theatre is set to premier its first production of the year next week in Tartuffe, directed by Cherrie Sciro, coordinator of theatre at Louisiana Tech. The cast and crew invite everyone to come experience this hilarious, thrilling, and famous farce in Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech’s Howard Center for the [more]

English professor publishes book on technical communication in global context

A new book just published by Louisiana Tech University English professor Kirk St. Amant focuses on preparing technical writers, engineers and technical professionals to communicate effectively in an international market. Co-edited with Professor Madelyn Flammia of the University of Central Florida, the book, “Teaching and Training for Global Engineering: Perspectives on Culture and Professional Communication [more]