Dr. Markey W. Pierre, President and Managing Partner of Southern Strategy Group of North Louisiana, celebrated the triumph of education in her commencement address Saturday at Louisiana Tech University. Almost 300 graduates marked the completion of their degrees at the ceremony.
Dr. Rebecca McConnico, professor and veterinarian in the School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry, joined a group of 23 experts to help develop and improve protocol for equine disaster medicine for the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP).
Oct. 29, 21 teams of Louisiana Tech students shared their innovative ideas in the annual TOP DOG Idea Pitch competition. During the event, each team had five minutes to make their pitches to judges. After, the room was opened to the public to view and discuss ideas.
Dr. Prabhu Arumugam, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering/Institute for Micromanufacturing at Louisiana Tech, has secured a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in collaboration with Advanced Diamond Technologies, a small business located in Romeoville, Illinois. The award will fund further development of a brain chemical probe he has been developing in his lab for the past two years.
The Louisiana Tech Chapter of the Sigma Xi Research Honor Society will host NASA senior scientist Dr. Compton James Tucker III for a free, open-to-the-public lecture in University Hall Room 134 at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 17.
Union Parish High School recently began piloting an innovative class in partnership with Louisiana Tech University, Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC), and the Union Parish Chamber of Commerce. The Computing Technology Industry Association, known as CompTIA, is the global leading provider of vendor-neutral information technology certifications. This non-profit organization has provided training and certifications since the 1990s and has continually progressed to remain at the forefront of evolving technology.
Dr. F. Alex Feltus, Professor of Genetics and Biochemistry at Clemson will give the next lecture in Louisiana Tech University’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Series. His presentation, titled “21st Century (Q1-Q2) Bio-Computing: Systems, Algorithms, Data, Science” will be held at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 16 in University Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Louisiana Tech University is recruiting undergraduate students nationwide to participate in the 2020 Neuronal Networks in Epilepsy and Memory (NeuroNEM) research experience for undergraduates (REU).
Louisiana Tech University has reached its Forever Loyal campaign goal, raising more than $125 million to support University initiatives. The campaign will continue through the year of celebrations for the University’s 125th anniversary.
Jim Wilson, who earned a BS in Commercial Art with additional studies in the biological sciences in 1969 at Tech and a MS from the Medical College of Georgia in 1974, will have an exhibit in Marbury Alumni House beginning Wednesday and running through Homecoming Saturday and most of November. The show will feature his artwork from the time he was a student through his career as a medical illustrator.