Neurology professor and physician Dr. Karl Kieburtz will deliver the next seminar in the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research series on Jan. 13. In advance of and following this seminar, Louisiana Tech University will share a series of stories...
Louisiana Tech University hosted teams from nine local high schools to kick off the second annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition. Participants, including students, faculty and staff from Louisiana Tech’s Colleges of Engineering and Science and Education, gathered in the University’s Integrated Engineering and Science Building in Ruston, where they brainstormed, shared ideas, picked up building kits, and watched as FIRST Robotics unveiled the 2020 competition theme: Infinite Recharge.
Louisiana Tech’s Dr. Donna Johnson earned the 2019 Young Professional of the Year from the Young Professional Initiative (YPI) of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce in December. Johnson serves as Assistant Vice President for Academic Advancement and Partnerships at Tech. She joined the University in 2018 and was placed in charge of overseeing the Academic Success Center in Bossier City, the Tech Barksdale Program, and the Tech Shreveport Center, a key role as Tech grows its brand, its services, and its support westward.
Dr. Mark DeCoster and his group in the Cellular Neuroscience Lab at Louisiana Tech are involved in several areas of research concerning the brain and nervous system, including the development of nanotechnology to understand how the brain works at the cellular level in both healthy or diseased states.
Louisiana Tech’s chapter of the Sigma XI Scientific Research Honor Society invites the Ruston and Tech communities to the winter quarter installment of its Science Café series, a discussion titled “Children’s Health: It Takes a Village,” lead by Dr. Julie Rutledge, Associate Professor of Human Ecology and director of Tech’s Education and Research in Children’s Health (ENRICH) Center.
This year was one of challenge and triumph at Louisiana Tech University. We’ve listed here just a few of Louisiana Tech’s top stories for this past year.
Louisiana Tech’s School of Biological Sciences is hosting a seminar and reception for the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)/Louisiana Tech internship program at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 in University Hall, Room 134.
Dr. Michael Crosby, Assistant Professor in Louisiana Tech’s School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry, has been selected to be included on the Fulbright Specialist Roster for three years.
Louisiana Tech University has been chosen to hold the prestigious Albany Conversations beginning in 2021.
The Louisiana Tech Chapter of the Sigma Xi Research Honor Society earned the First Place Chapter of Excellence Award for outstanding chapter performance for the 2018-19 fiscal year at the national organization’s recent annual conference.