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Louisiana Tech’s winter quarter honors students announced

Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its winter quarter President’s and Dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the President’s Honor List. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours [more]

Renowned breast cancer researcher to speak as part of New Frontiers lecture series

Louisiana Tech University will host Dr. Robert Clarke, dean for research at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) in Washington, D.C., as the featured speaker for the fifth installment of its New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Clarke will present a lecture titled, “Modeling Endocrine Resistance in Breast Cancer” at 3:30 p.m. March 23 in [more]

Louisiana Tech announces its winter quarter graduates

Louisiana Tech University’s winter quarter commencement exercises were held March 7, with diplomas awarded to 322 graduates. Commencement officially marked the close of the winter academic quarter. Spring quarter classes are scheduled to begin March 11. Area graduates – listed by parish, city and degree – are as follows: UNITED STATES Alabama Auburn Erin Christine [more]

Petrus encourages Louisiana Tech graduates to “be open, err on the side of kindness”

Being open was the charge presented to 322 graduates of Louisiana Tech University by keynote speaker Tim Petrus during Saturday’s winter quarter graduation, the 311th commencement exercises held at the university. Petrus, a 1976 Louisiana Tech graduate and executive vice president and general partner of Morning Star Partners oil and gas company in Fort Worth, [more]

Trenchless Technology Center making international impacts

Louisiana Tech University’s Trenchless Technology Center (TTC), an industry-leading research facility for the development of technologies influencing almost every aspect of trenchless construction methods, is continuing to lead the field of underground infrastructure development across the globe. Dr. Tom Iseley, professor of civil engineering and construction engineering technology and director of the TTC, recently traveled [more]

COES associate dean keynotes STEM symposium

Dr. Jenna Carpenter, associate dean of undergraduate studies for the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University, served as keynote speaker at the WiSE (Women in STEM Experience) symposium held recently at the University of Alabama. Carpenter, who also serves as president of Women in Engineering Programs Advocates Network, spoke to an audience [more]

Master’s in accounting program one of most affordable in nation

Students pursuing a master’s degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business are enrolled in one of the nation’s most affordable residential programs, according to Accounting Degree Review’s list of the “30 Most Affordable Residential Master’s Programs in Accounting 2015.” The national rankings, released last week, placed Louisiana Tech at No. 18 in [more]

Tech ensemble to perform big band jazz

Louisiana Tech’s Jazz Ensemble will present its winter concert starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 in Howard Auditorium. Lawrence Gibbs, an associate professor of music and director of jazz activities, said the concert will be entertaining for anyone who enjoys big band jazz music. “This is our Winter Quarter Concert which presents all genres [more]