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Department of Theatre set for production of “Sleeping Beauty”




Once upon a time, in a land far away, the fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty” was born. Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is bringing the story to life and to the stage, January 26-31 in Howard Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech campus. The curtain on James Barry’s wonderful story of action, adventure, hilarity, and true [more]

Chemistry student, faculty published in high profile, international journal




Joshua Tully, senior chemistry student at Louisiana Tech University, has coauthored a paper titled “Halloysite Clay Nanotubes for Enzyme Immobilization,” which has been published in “Biomacromolecules,” a highly influential, international journal of the American Chemical Society (ACS.) Tully, along with Dr. Yuri Lvov, professor of chemistry and nanosystems engineering in Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering [more]

Speech and Hearing Center offers new services




An additional service at Louisiana Tech University will offer the community a variety of speech and language assessments, as well as therapeutic services. The Louisiana Tech Speech and Hearing Center, LTSHC, has announced the addition of a satellite space for use in additional assessment and treatment of speech-language and hearing interventions. The space is housed [more]

Department of Theatre announces cast for “Sleeping Beauty”




Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is proud to announce the ensemble cast for its second production of the year, James Barry’s “Sleeping Beauty,” directed by Paul B. Crook, associate professor of theatre in Louisiana Tech’s School of the Performing Arts. Performances of “Sleeping Beauty” are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. January 26-30, and 2:00 p.m. [more]

National accolades, institutional growth defined Tech in 2015




— Ten stories that framed university’s success and reputation over the past year — National rankings and recognitions, growth in enrollments, and the development of new industry partnerships and programs are just some of the successes that helped to distinguish Louisiana Tech University in 2015. In chronological order, here are ten of the most noteworthy [more]

Kiplinger ranks Louisiana Tech among nation’s best college values




Kiplinger, the nation’s most recognized publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 1 in the state and No. 66 in the nation for in-state students at public institutions, in its recently released Best College Values 2016 report. Based on quality and affordability, Kiplinger’s Best College Value analyzed over [more]

Louisiana Tech chapter of Institute of Industrial Engineering wins Gold Award




Louisiana Tech University’s student chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE) has received the 2015 Gold Award, the highest recognition that IIE can give to a student chapter, for its performance over the past year. Each year, the IIE recognizes the most active student chapters throughout the world with Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards. [more]

Louisiana Tech merges Department of Agricultural Sciences, School of Forestry




Louisiana Tech University has received approval from the Board of Regents and the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors to merge its Department of Agricultural Sciences and School of Forestry in to a single School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry within the College of Applied and Natural Sciences. The merger of these two units, [more]

Iasemidis named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow




Dr. Leon Iasemidis, the Rhodes Eminent Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University and director of the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS), has been named a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The NAI Fellows Selection Committee chose to induct Iasemidis in recognition of his “highly prolific spirit [more]

College of Business receives $500,000 gift for scholarships




The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University has received a generous gift of $500,000 for scholarships from an anonymous donor. The “College of Business REAL Scholarships” are for incoming freshmen (high school seniors) living in Caddo and Bossier Parishes, and are received in addition to funds from Louisiana’s Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS). [more]