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Award-winning writer to read his work at Louisiana Tech




Mark Halliday, an internationally known poet who has had a major influence on the poetry of the 21st Century, will visit Louisiana Tech University March 16 for multiple events. Currently serving as Distinguished Professor of English at Ohio University, Halliday will read from his recent collection of poems at 7 p.m. in the G. T. [more]

Louisiana Tech set to host inaugural North Louisiana Health Analytics Conference




Healthcare professionals, educators and executives from around the region will join state officials and economic development leaders for the inaugural North Louisiana Health Analytics Conference, March 10 at the Willis-Knighton Innovation Center in Bossier City. The conference, hosted by Louisiana Tech University, brings together industry and education leaders to advocate for a healthier Louisiana and [more]

Prominent engineer, professor to visit as part of research lecture series




Dr. Lijie Grace Zhang, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and biomedical engineering and medicine at George Washington University, will visit Louisiana Tech University on March 13 as part of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Zhang’s presentation titled, “Integrating 3-D Bioprinting and Nanomaterials for Complex Tissue Regeneration,” will take place at [more]

Ruston mayor encourages graduates to ‘be bold, be brave and believe’




Saturday, February 25 served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words to emphasize to the graduates: bold, believe and brave. “I want to encourage you to be bold,” Walker said. “Bold in your work. Bold in [more]

COES students, professor win first place in Shell Eco-Car team competition




Four students and one faculty advisor from Louisiana Tech University’s Eco-Car team have won first place in the “Best Overall Team” category at a new event called “Hack-a-Truck,” sponsored by Shell Oil Company last weekend at Google’s headquarters in Palo Alto, California. Eight universities from across the country were invited to the event, and paired [more]

Medical illustration exhibit, auction to showcase student works




— Interdisciplinary course brings together art, science to create digital illustrations — Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design, School of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering program will showcase the digital art of their students at the 2nd Annual Student Digital Painting Art Exhibit and Auction, March 10 at the F.J. Taylor Visual Art [more]

Civil engineering professor receives state professionalism award




Dr. Norman Pumphrey, associate professor of civil engineering and program chair of construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, has received the 2017 Professional Engineer Faculty Professionalism Award from the Louisiana Engineering Foundation. The award, which seeks to recognize faculty who encourage their colleagues and who benefit their students and the profession with the promotion [more]

Civil engineering students earn scholarships from DOTD




Ten Louisiana Tech University students majoring in civil engineering have each earned $1,000 scholarship awards from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD). Cameron Broussard, Cody Abshire, Hunter Calhoon, Lane Brister, Matthew Upshaw, Ryan Barton, Stetson Keen, Taylor Cappe, Tyler Bridges and Victor Seth Bivens were selected from a highly-accomplished pool of applicants from across [more]

Louisiana Tech Concert Association set to raise curtain on ‘Romeo and Juliet’




The Louisiana Tech Concert Association welcomes the American Shakespeare Center’s 2016-2017 Hungry Hearts Tour for their production of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” at 7:30 p.m. February 21 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. With its ravishing language and uproarious comedy, “Romeo and Juliet” celebrates love’s triumph and trivialities. Verona’s walls embrace the [more]

Inaugural Integration Bee showcases students’ mathematics skills




Louisiana Tech University mathematics program recently held its inaugural Integration Bee – an integral calculus competition aimed at providing students with confidence in publicly solving complex mathematical problems. Organized by Dr. Jonathan Walters, lecturer of mathematics at Louisiana Tech, the Integration Bee featured 20 students from various majors within the College of Engineering and Science [more]