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Waggonner Center to host presentation on public interests, policies

Dr. Mike Henderson, assistant professor of research and director for the Public Policy Research Laboratory at Louisiana State University, will conduct a discussion titled, “What do the people want?: Findings from the 2015 Louisiana Survey” at 2:00 p.m., April 16 in Wyly Auditorium located in Wyly Tower on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. The [more]

Louisiana Tech to host presentation on CenturyLink founder, industry pioneer

Leo Honeycutt, author of “The Clarke Williams Story: How one man’s belief in the Golden Rule transformed a small phone company into CenturyLink,” will join Glen Post, president and CEO of CenturyLink and alumnus of Louisiana Tech University, at 5:00 p.m., April 16 in Wyly Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech campus for a presentation and [more]

Out of the Darkness walk for suicide prevention set for April 25

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) will hold an “Out of the Darkness” Campus Walk at Louisiana Tech University on April 25 to raise awareness and funds for research, educational programs and support for survivors of suicide loss. Registration and check-in will start at 8:00 a.m. at the Argent Pavilion, located between Joe Aillet [more]

Louisiana Tech wins EDA grant award for I-20 Corridor Maker’s Innovation Network

– Funding awarded through Regional Innovation Strategies Program National Competition – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced Monday that Louisianan Tech University is among 17 winners of the 2014 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) i6 Program national competition designed to advance innovation and capacity-building activities in regions across the country. Louisiana Tech will receive $499,959 [more]

SciTEC staff, north Louisiana teachers study marine science at LUMCON

Staff from Louisiana Tech University’s Science and Technology Education Center (SciTEC) and a group of teachers representing schools around north Louisiana recently visited the Louisiana University Marine Consortium (LUMCON) in Cocodrie, La. as part of a year-long experiential STEAM pedagogy course offered through Louisiana Tech’s Office of Professional Education Outreach. Activities at LUMCON were led [more]

Kinesiology department to host open house, unveil new laboratory

The kinesiology department in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education will host an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., April 17 in room 108 of the Scotty Robertson Memorial Gymnasium to unveil its new Sport and Movement Science Laboratory (SMSL.) The SMSL is a 2,000 square feet interdisciplinary research and teaching space within [more]

Concrete canoe, steel bridge teams win big at ASCE competition

The Louisiana Tech University’s American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge teams swept the 2015 Deep South Conference competition in Oxford, Mississippi recently, bringing nine awards back to Louisiana Tech and earning spots in the national competitions. Louisiana Tech won first place overall in the concrete canoe competition, earning awards in [more]

Counseling psychology doctoral students earn coveted internships

For the third consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University’s counseling psychology Ph.D. program in the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences achieved a 100 percent match rate, with all six of its applicants being placed as part of the Internship Matching Program sponsored by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers. Louisiana Tech’s students and [more]

Historian to speak at Louisiana Tech on Japanese Americans in Louisiana

“Creole Nippon: Japanese Americans in Louisiana” will be the topic when Louisiana Tech University’s department of history continues its annual International Affairs Speaker Series starting at noon Wednesday, April 1, in Wyly Tower Auditorium. Featured speaker for the occasion will be Dr. Greg Robinson, a professor of history at the University of Quebec at Montreal. [more]