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University research leads to license deal

Jon Pratt, the director of the technology incubator at the university, teaches the innovative research class, which is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
“Students are challenged to find commercial markets for the technology they are given. That was the technology one team was assigned, and it ended up with (Tech) negotiating a license,” Pratt said. “The students were very excited. It’s a 400 level class, and we have engineer and business students, graduate and undergraduate students. We have a diversified team that works with diverse prospectives.”

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Example of child worth following

Willis, who is studying government in his third-grade class, attended a Dubach City Council meeting. He wasn’t required to come to the meeting — he wanted to come, just to see what it was like.
Willis quickly learned that even though Washington and Baton Rouge capture national headlines, the real business of America is conducted at city council and police jury meetings — at the grass roots — where rising fuel prices have an immediate impact on a small community’s budget and where getting $300 for a broken-down lawn mower will pay for nearly half of a month’s fuel bill.

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A last so-long from The Leader

Finding subject matter isn’t usually a problem — I try and write about subjects that interest me so the field is fertile because my interests are wide-ranging.
But this column is tough to write.
I want to mention many people and groups that have made an impact on the community and me personally, but if that happened, I would need the entire Op-Ed page.
I would also like to visit everyone I’ve come to know and love and say goodbye in person, but again, there aren’t enough hours left before 4 p.m. Friday when I turn in my key and shut down my news computer for the final time.

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Millsap increases national exposure

Oh, much of the college basketball world already knew a little about the junior power forward at Louisiana Tech University.
It’s just that the former Grambing High School star is becoming even more prominent in the aftermath of an ESPN2 BracketBuster televised game over the weekend, plus yet another “plug” in a national sports publication.
Millsap came up huge in the Bulldogs’ 54-51 road win against Southern Illinois, sneaking past the Salukis on their Carbondale-based court that is considered among the toughest in the country.

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Tech honors Marbury as Alumna of the Year

The Ropp Center main dining room on the campus was the scene of a festive gathering in her honor.
In welcoming those in attendance, Louisiana Tech University Vice President for University Advancement Corre Stegall recognized the unique relationships with the honoree.
“ ... we are family, friends, business associates, and all of us share our admiration of her strength, her intelligence, and her dedication to those institutions that she has a passion about.

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