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‘New Frontiers’ series continues Nov. 6 with ‘tissue remodeling’ presentation

Louisiana Tech’s “New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Series” continues Monday, Nov. 6, with a presentation from Manu Platt. Presentation: “Quantitative Dissection of Proteolytic Networks Governing Tissue Remodeling in Health and Disease.” Monday, 3:30 p.m., University Hall; reception to follow. The lecture is open to the public; members of the community are encouraged to attend. Dr. [more]

Louisiana Tech to celebrate Homecoming 2017, distinguished alumni at luncheon

The Louisiana Tech Alumni Association will honor its 2017 Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Alumni of the Colleges on Friday, November 3, at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. Chris Richardson, a 1972 graduate of Louisiana Tech, is the recipient of the 2017 Alumnus of the Year award, and Ryan Kilpatrick, a 2002 graduate, is [more]

‘Six Women…’ opens Monday at Stone Theatre

The “irreverent, sexy, yet wise and ironic” award-winning musical Six Women with Brain Death or Expiring Minds Want to Know opens Monday night – Halloween Eve — in Arthur W. Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts. Show dates are Oct. 30-Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 5, [more]

LAPELS Board feeds, educates Tech student engineers on licensing

Today’s professionals helping tomorrow’s professionals. It happens all the time at Louisiana Tech. This week it was the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying (LAPELS) Board that met on campus to discuss with senior engineering students the importance of engineering licensure. Nearly 200 senior engineering students attended a presentation by representatives from LAPELS to learn [more]

Inaugural Call Me MiSTER Program at Louisiana Tech University Gains Community Support

Jonesboro State Bank recently presented the Louisiana Tech University College of Education with a gift to support the new Call Me MiSTER program. The College of Education’s Call Me MiSTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) program has a goal of expanding the pool of available teachers, including those from traditionally underrepresented populations in [more]

Waggonner Center presents ‘Pelican State Politics, 2017’

“Journalism and Politics in the Pelican State” is Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 4 p.m. in Wyly Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech campus. Featuring five of the state’s leading political journalists, the event is produced by The Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy at Louisiana Tech, whose principal focus is to educate, inform, and [more]

Jones Receives AAFCS Distinguished Service Award

Ethel G. Jones, director and associate professor in the School of Human Ecology at Louisiana Tech, was honored as a recipient of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) 2017 Distinguished Service Award during the 108th Annual Conference & Expo in Dallas this month. Jones has been a dynamic, motivational, and committed family [more]