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Ridler Fieldhouse - Site of LTU's Commencement
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Outstanding students to be honored at Lawrence Tech's Commencement May 11

Two Lawrence Technological University seniors will be honored as recipients of LTU’s Edward Donley Distinguished Graduate Awards as they are presented their diplomas at the University’s Commencement Saturday, May 11.
Professor Scott Schneider
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Humanity's first black hole photo, explained by LTU prof

For the first time in history humanity has captured an image of a black hole. Scott Schneider, professor of physics can explain it to you in plain English.
LTU Quadrangle
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Pop music lyrics increasingly angry and sad, LTU analysis shows

If you think popular music has grown angrier and sadder over the years, it’s not just your imagination. It’s science. A scientific analysis of popular music lyrics from the 1950s through 2016, conducted by a student and professor at Lawrence Technological University, showed that song lyrics have become both angrier and sadder since the 1950s.
Robofest 2019
Friday, October 26, 2018

Robofest unveils game, rules for 2019 competition

Robofest teams this year will see how they “stack up” against the best young minds in the world, in the new Robofest Game for 2019, “Binary Blocks.” Officials at Lawrence Technological University, where computer science professor C.J. Chung invented Robofest in 1999, unveiled the new game Friday in a celebration of the competition for coaches and volunteers. More than 25,000 students have participated in Robofest since its founding.
Robofest
Friday, October 19, 2018

Robofest kickoff coming to campus Oct. 26

Robofest, the global competition for autonomous robots for students from grade school through college, will hold an annual kickoff event to mark its 20th anniversary Friday, Oct. 26.
May Mobility - autonomous shuttle vehicle
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Lawrence Tech President's Symposium to cover future of transportation, self-driving cars

Communities and society are profoundly affected by how efficiently, effectively, and safely people and goods move. But what are the proper roles of society and industry in designing future transportation systems? In the 2018 installment of the President’s Symposium Series at Lawrence Technological University on Thursday, Oct. 11, a panel of experts will discuss those roles, and explore the full-scale implementation of autonomous and advanced driver-assist technologies.

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