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Louisiana Tech to host renowned researcher, BRAIN Initiative pioneer

Louisiana Tech University and its Center for Biomedical Engineering Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) is proud to welcome Dr. Emery N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., who will present highlights from his research in neuroscience and neural signal processing, and answer questions about the BRAIN (Brain Research Through Advancing Initiative Neurotechnologies) Initiative. The presentation is free and will take [more]

Louisiana Tech University achieves record student enrollment

— Average freshman ACT score of at least 24.5 for third consecutive year — Louisiana Tech University has enrolled more students this fall than at any time in its 125-year history. According to its fall 2015 headcount announced Wednesday, Louisiana Tech has enrolled 12,414 students for the fall quarter – an increase of 1,143 or [more]

SOD professor’s work featured on Dave Rawlings Machine album cover

Frank Hamrick, associate professor in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design, was chosen by Dave Rawlings Machine to produce work for the band’s newest album cover. Hamrick visited Nashville this summer to complete the photographic work for Dave Rawlings Machine’s upcoming album, “Nashville Obsolete” which will be released Friday. The award-winning duo of Dave Rawlings [more]

College of Engineering and Science joins national ASEE pledge

Louisiana Tech University and its College of Engineering and Science has joined more than 100 North American universities in a pledge to support diversity in engineering. Dr. Hisham Hegab, dean of the College of Engineering and Science, signed the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) pledge on behalf of Louisiana Tech “to provide increased opportunities [more]

Biomedical engineer, Louisiana Tech alumnae to begin New Frontiers lecture series

The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick-off its third year at Louisiana Tech University on September 21with a presentation by Dr. Michelle Dawson, assistant professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech and 1999 Louisiana Tech alumnae. Dawson, whose research is focused on manipulating cell mechanics to control [more]

Theatre Department announces auditions for first production of year

Auditions for Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd’s “A…My Name is Alice,” directed by Cherrie Sciro, professor and coordinator of theatre at Louisiana Tech University, will be held at 6:30 p.m. September 14 in Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts. Actors auditioning for the cast, which will include men [more]

College of Education receives grant to bridge gap between physical education, STEM fields

Dr. Braden Romer, assistant professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University, and Mrs. Lindsey Keith-Vincent, director of SciTEC in Louisiana Tech’s College of Education, were recently awarded a $52,000 grant by the Lincoln Health Foundation to help develop a program to bridge the gap between physical education and the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) [more]

Saxophone professor to present recital

Lawrence Gibbs, associate professor of music at Louisiana Tech University, will open the School of Performing Arts’ faculty recital series. Gibbs will perform classical saxophone music beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 in Howard Auditorium. The concert will feature music for soprano, alto and tenor saxophone and will feature music by composers composers Charles [more]

Louisiana Tech earns Tier One national ranking from U.S. News & World Report

— No. 1 in nation among public National Universities for least amount of debt for graduates — For the fifth consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has earned a Tier One ranking among “National Universities,” according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges list released Wednesday. Louisiana Tech, along with Tulane University and Louisiana [more]