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Pierre gives Tech’s fall graduates five principles for their future lives

Pierre gives Tech’s fall graduates five principles for their future lives

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.

NIH funds further development of Tech professor’s invention for brain research

NIH funds further development of Tech professor’s invention for brain research

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.

Tech, UPHS partner to launch CompTIA program

Tech, UPHS partner to launch CompTIA program

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. 

Clemson professor to deliver December New Frontiers seminar

Clemson professor to deliver December New Frontiers seminar

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.

Artistic alum celebrates 50-year class reunion and puts on a show

Artistic alum celebrates 50-year class reunion and puts on a show

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.