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Hurtig, Glévéau give April presentations

Dolliann Hurtig, an associate professor of French at Louisiana Tech University, and Marie Glévéau, Fulbright teaching assistant in French from Rennes, France, made a presentation at the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers’ spring conference in Shreveport. Their presentation, “Allons au Cinema,” delivered in French, reflects how much Francophone cinema is appreciated in America and abroad. The [more]

College of Business co-hosts annual Business Outlook Summit

The Colleges of Business at Louisiana Tech University and University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) hosted over 100 students and business professionals from throughout the region recently at the annual Business Outlook Summit at the CenturyLink Headquarters in Monroe. This event is a joint effort of College of Business Deans Dr. James Lumpkin from Louisiana [more]

Guice ‘honored, grateful’ for opportunity to lead Louisiana Tech into the future

Nearly 1,000 friends, colleagues and members of the campus and local communities gathered in Louisiana Tech University’s Howard Auditorium Tuesday, to celebrate the investiture of Dr. Leslie K. Guice as Louisiana Tech’s 14th president. University of Louisiana System President Dr. Sandra Woodley officially conferred upon Guice the office and authority of the presidency and was [more]

College of Education to host graduate program info session in Shreveport

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education will hold a Graduate Program Information Session at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 at Louisiana Tech’s Shreveport Center located at 8028 Shrevepark Drive. The two-part session will begin with overviews of Louisiana Tech’s graduate programs.  The second part will allow prospective graduate students time for breakout sessions with university [more]

Harvard professor to present final lecture in ‘New Frontiers’ series

Dr. Konrad Hochedlinger, professor of stem cell and regenerative biology at Harvard University and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, will present a lecture titled “Understanding Cellular Reprogramming and Pluripotency” at 4:00 p.m. April 14 in University Hall on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. Hochedlinger’s presentation will be the final session in Louisiana [more]

Louisiana Tech students recognized for outstanding research presentations

Sixteen undergraduate and graduate students from across the Louisiana Tech University campus were recognized Wednesday for their outstanding oral and poster presentations during the 2014 Undergraduate/Graduate Student Research Symposium held recently in Scotty Robertson Memorial Gymnasium Louisiana Tech President Les Guice hosted the students in his office in Wyly Tower and congratulated them as they [more]

Engineering students sweep concrete canoe awards at ASCE competition

Students from Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) won first place in the concrete canoe competition during last week’s Deep South Regional Conference hosted by Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn. The Louisiana Tech students went up against teams from 14 other southern universities in several events including concrete [more]

Survey to evaluate undergraduate educational experience

Freshman and senior students will have the opportunity to express their opinions on various aspects of their educational experience at Louisiana Tech through an online survey being conducted by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The survey will look at all facets of academic and student life for undergraduates.  Louisiana Tech plans to use [more]

48th Louisiana Composers Consortium concert to be performed

Louisiana Tech’s School of Performing Arts and department of music will present the 48th Louisiana Composers Consortium Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6. Dr. Joe L. Alexander, professor of music, will host the concert. Alexander is the head of music theory/composition, as well as the low brass instructor. The concert will feature music by [more]