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LTU to offer four degree programs to German students

Lawrence Technological University (LTU) has entered a partnership with a German foundation to offer four degree programs to German students, with half of the instruction to be at LTU’s Southfield campus and half at German universities. The four degrees are: •    Doctor of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems •    Doctor of Business Administration •    Master of [...]

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:07:56 PM

Peters to give Lawrence Tech’s commencement address

Congressman Gary Peters (D-MI) will receive an honorary degree and give the commencement address when Lawrence Technological University (LTU) holds its 81st commencement on Saturday, May 11, at 1 p.m. at Ultimate Soccer Arenas in Pontiac. LTU will confer almost 1,000 degrees this academic year. The university will also present its Alumni Achievement Award to [...]

Monday, May 06, 2013 2:30:49 PM

LTU places second in Formula Hybrid competition

The team from Lawrence Technological University finished second in the hybrid drive class of the Formula Hybrid competition hosted by Dartmouth College and held at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH, April 29 through May 2. LTU finished behind Yale University and ahead of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, [...]

Monday, May 06, 2013 2:15:00 PM

LTU students put business theory into practice

College humanities courses aren’t usually associated with commerce, but at Lawrence Technological University students in a communications course are learning how to turn their business dreams into reality. The course, Creative Entrepreneurship, is taught by Senior Lecturer Karen Evans. It was developed with funding from the Coleman Foundation of Chicago, IL, which has spent more [...]

Monday, May 06, 2013 2:13:18 PM

LTU hosts reception for Leader & Innovator of the Year

Bridget Lorenz Lemberg, lab director and toxicologist at Forensic Fluids Laboratories in Kalamazoo, has been named the Grant Thornton Leader & Innovator of the Year. The award was announced at an April 25 reception at Lawrence Technological University, which co-sponsors the annual award along with Grant Thornton LLP and WWJ NewsRadio 950. Lemberg was chosen [...]

Monday, May 06, 2013 1:42:08 PM

Lawrence Tech signs agreement with Chinese university

Congpeng Lawrence Technological University (LTU) and North China University of Technology (NCUT) in Beijing have signed agreements to enable Chinese students to earn master’s degrees from LTU in architecture or interior design. The agreements were signed on April 30 at LTU’s campus in Southfield by LTU Provost Maria Vaz and NCUT Vice President Xue ke [...]

Monday, May 06, 2013 1:38:06 PM

Follow the bouncing ball at LTU’s library

Last year Lawrence Technological University was one of the first libraries in the Midwest to join the OCLC WorldShare Management Services System, a cloud-based network for sharing library resources. So when OCLC put together a video to celebrate the 100th library going live on the system, the LTU librarians wanted to get involved. Each library [...]

Monday, May 06, 2013 1:32:12 PM

Press Start Spotlight: Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

I have been waiting over ten years for this game. Avid Luigi’s Mansion fans never quite gave up hope for a well-deserved sequel to finally come to fruition. Some of us even daydreamed about using the Wii Remote controls to fight ghoulish phantoms, but it turns out the next game was never meant to be [...]

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 9:39:51 AM

Baja team finishes in the top third at SAE regionals

The Baja SAE team from Lawrence Tech finished 31st in a field of 100 in the regional competition at Tennessee Tech University April18-21. LTU scored in the top half of the field in almost all of the categories, and finished 37th in the biggest event, the four-hour endurance race. Accomplishments of this year’s team include: [...]

Monday, April 29, 2013 3:57:49 PM

LEVEL Gallery hosts Ema Harris-Sintamarian

The work of artist Ema Harris-Sintamarian is now on display through Aug. 31 in the College of Architecture and Design’s LEVEL Gallery by the elevators on the first, third, and fourth levels of the University Technology and Learning Center. Harris-Sintamarian is an artist originally from Romania whose work is informed by the relationship of her [...]

Monday, April 29, 2013 3:32:07 PM