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Louisiana Tech researchers contributing to noise safety standards for electric vehicles




The Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness (PDRIB) at Louisiana Tech University is conducting human trials to determine if electric and hybrid electric vehicles traveling at low speeds provide sufficient sound to be safe for pedestrians, especially those who are blind and visually-impaired. The World Blind Union (WBU), in partnership with the National Federation [more]

Engineering students, faculty inspire young minds at GLAMS Conference




Faculty and staff from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science and College of Applied and Natural Sciences recently gathered with eighth-grade girls from schools throughout our region at the 2015 GLAMS (Girls Learning About Math and Science) Conference in El Dorado, Arkansas. The event is designed to provide encouragement, through talks and hands-on [more]

Louisiana Tech celebrates student success, nation’s first cyber engineering graduates




— Spring commencement speaker urges graduates to “make a difference, take risks” — Eight hundred thirty-six students received diplomas, including eight dual degrees awarded, Saturday from Louisiana Tech University, including its first fully online English master’s graduate and the nation’s first five graduates in cyber engineering. Keynote speaker Dr. Kamal Jabbour, a senior Air Force [more]

Endowed scholarship honors distinguished professor, veterinarian




For more than 40 years, William Green has served Lincoln Parish as one of the most highly regarded veterinarians in north Louisiana. From 1973 to 1999, he did so though his practice based in his hometown in Dubach. And since 1980, he has done so by serving as the university veterinarian and a professor of [more]

Schillinger selected to lead College of Education




Dr. Don Schillinger, the Chase Bank Endowed Associate Professor and interim dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, will assume permanent leadership of the College as the new dean, effective July 1. Pending approval from the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, Schillinger will replace Dr. Laurence Leonard who retired as dean of [more]

COES announces video competition winners




Louisiana Tech University engineering students Evan McDougall and Joseph Higuera have won first and second place, respectively, in the College of Engineering and Science’s 2015 video completion. McDougall, a junior chemical engineering major, and Higuera, a sophomore mechanical engineering major, earned honors for their videos on “Why the College of Engineering and Science (COES) at [more]

Mural created by art students to be unveiled in GTM




The unveiling of a service project in the Louisiana Tech University campus is slated to showcase senior art students’ work in George T. Madison (GTM) Hall. Associate professor Nick Bustamante’s senior level art students have created a mural titled, “The Myth of the Koi” on the wall outside of GTM, Room 105. The unveiling of [more]

Louisiana Tech named a National Center of Academic Excellence for cyber education




The National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated Louisiana Tech University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. The designation, which covers the 2014 through 2020 academic years, was awarded in recognition of Louisiana Tech demonstrated ability to meet the increasing demands of the [more]

Liberal Arts professor, director honored for lifetime contributions to humanities




Dr. Susan Roach, director of the School of Literature and Language at Louisiana Tech University, recently received the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities 2015 Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Humanities at an awards dinner in Baton Rouge. Roach, who holds the Mildred Saunders Adams Endowed Professorship in English at Louisiana Tech, was honored according [more]

College of Engineering and Science hosts senior projects conference




The “hands-on education” that has become synonymous with Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science and its focus on solving real-world problems was on full display last week during the 2015 Senior Projects Conference held on the Louisiana Tech campus. Each year, the College of Engineering and Science partners with local industrial leaders for [more]