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Theatre opens ‘King Lear’ in one week

In only one week, the Louisiana Tech University Department of Theatre brings you to the heart of Washington in Shakespeare’s dark and twisted tragedy, King Lear, directed by Paul B. Crook. In only one week, the powerful King Lear will spiral into madness as his own blood turns against him. Watch from the steps of [more]

Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer Series sets talk and book signing April 30

The Louisiana Tech Chapter of Sigma Xi, an honorary research society dedicated to interdisciplinary research and scientific communication, is sponsoring a talk and book signing by renowned researcher and author Dr. Lee Dugatkin as the Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer. His talk begins at 3:30 Monday April 30 in Room 134, University Hall. Books will be [more]

‘New Frontiers’ series continues April 23

Louisiana Tech’s “New Frontiers in Biomedical Research” series concludes Monday, April 23, with a presentation by Dr. Candice A. Welhausen concerning data visualizations in the field of public health and epidemiology. Presenter: Candice A. Welhausen, Auburn University Presentation: “Visualizing Data, Visualizing Knowledge” Monday, April 23, 3:30 p.m., University Hall. Open to the public; members of [more]

‘King Lear’ opens April 24

The final production of the 2017-18 season from Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is less than two weeks away. In Tech’s take on King Lear, one of Shakespeare’s darkest and most savage plays, the setting is modern-day Washington, D.C.; Paul B. Crook directs. King Lear runs April 24-April 28 at 7:30 p.m. and April [more]

History professor speaks at U.S. State Department

On April 4, Andrew C. McKevitt, assistant professor of history at Louisiana Tech University, spoke at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., about his recently published book, Consuming Japan: Popular Culture and the Globalizing of 1980s America. The book, which was published in October 2017 by the University of North Carolina Press, explores the [more]

Award-winning poet’s reading set for April 12

April 12, the Louisiana Tech English Department will present poet Claire Bateman for a craft talk, reading of new work, question-and-answer session, and book signing. Her two most recent books will be available for purchase. Events will be open to the public at George T. Madison Hall. The craft talk will be conducted in Room [more]

Percussion Festival to feature guest Bradley Meyer

Make plans to visit Howard Auditorium on April 7 for the Percussion Festival. The event will showcase members of the Louisiana Tech Percussion Studio along with guest artist Bradley Meyer. For several years, the Percussion Studio has hosted the North Louisiana Youth Percussion Ensemble Festival, which has included performances by high school ensembles from across [more]

English Honor Society Members Attend Conference

Nine members of the Louisiana Tech University English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta, attended the society’s International Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio, and presented critical literary papers. Attending from Louisiana Tech were undergraduates Ben Rice, Stormi Verret, and ReAnna Rowden and graduate students Sarah Bryant, Hannah Knies, Kim Tucker, Emily Varisco, Dawson Shannon, and Amber Jurgensen. [more]

Students honored for digital painting contributions

Cinthia Rincón and Anna Morris, two Louisiana Tech students enrolled in the winter quarter offering of ART310: Digital Painting, were recognized for their outstanding work in the relatively new program with a special weekday luncheon attended by University President Les Guice, faculty, and other administrators. Rincón, a studio art major from Houston, and Morris, a [more]

LTCA final offering of season, ‘Broadway’s Next H!t Musical,’ set for March 20

The Louisiana Tech Concert Association wants to leave you laughing with its final show of the diverse LTCA 2017-2018 season, Broadway’s Next H!t Musical, Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. For one night only, some of New York’s best improv performers, comedians, and musicians gather made-up song suggestions from the audience and create [more]