Texas Tech Opens Innovation Hub and Research Park with Ribbon Cutting

The new facility will promote collaborative research and entrepreneurship between the university and the business community. [more]


news

Rawls College of Business Breaks Ground on Phase II of Building

The new wing will add classrooms, a testing center and office space to current building. [more]

Rawls College Marketing Research Faculty Ranked 48th in World

The ranking comes from a study that examined the research impact of marketing departments. [more]

Texas Tech Students Participate in Summer Commencement

Top graduates and banner bearers also are announced. [more]


Knight Raiders Continue Gaining National Recognition

Program boasts two of U.S.’s top 10 chess players; director receives award for service. [more]

Diverse Issues in Higher Education Ranks Several Texas Tech Departments

The rankings were based on the amount of minority graduates produced. [more]


Senator Visits with Students at Wind Camp

(VIDEO) U.S. Senator John Cornyn and Texas Tech University President Duane Nellis visit with campers at Reese Technology Center. [more]

Texas Tech Named to Great College to Work For List for Second Consecutive Year

The university is one of 86 colleges and universities recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education. [more]

Professor Awarded Distinguished Lecture for Contributions to Mathematics

Linda Allen will deliver her speech at an international conference in Beijing. [more]

Texas Tech Libraries Wins Innovation Award for Occam's Reader

The project is an interlibrary sharing system for e-books. [more]

Associate Professor Named as President's Administrative Fellow

Dimitri Pappas is expected to learn the other side of higher education in his new position. [more]


Media & Communication Offers New Online Master's Program

The degree in Strategic Communication and Innovation begins this fall. [more]



Sowell Center Receives $1.25 Million
U.S. Dept. of Education Grant

The grant lasts five years and expands the center’s graduate-level programs. [more]


College of Engineering Cited for Top Online Master's Management Program

SuperScholar ranks Texas Tech’s program No. 17 in the nation in its list of top 50. [more]


Scribes Moves National Headquarters to Texas Tech University School of Law

The organization honors legal writers and promotes better legal writing. [more]



Texas Tech Finishes with Second-Highest Fundraising Total for St. Jude Children's Hospital

The university’s teams hope to raise $50,000 by the end of October. [more]


Texas Tech University at Highland Lakes Receives 2015 Best of Marble Falls Award

Marble Falls Award Program honors the achievement in the Colleges and Universities category. [more]


McGlone Honored with American Veterinary Medicine Association Humane Award

The honor is presented each year to a non-veterinarian for their work in animal welfare. [more]


Student Participates in Dream Riders Across America Campaign

Saba Nafees, a mathematical biology doctoral student, is the only Dream Rider from Texas selected for the national campaign. [more]


research

Infectobesity Expert Receives Seven-Figure Grant for Diabetes Research

During his research that led to the discovery of a virus that causes obesity, Nikhil Dhurandhar identified a viral protein that may lead to a new diabetes treatment. [more]

Education Professors Taking Message of Reform on the Road

Prior to new education standards coming in 2017, two Texas Tech educators are offering advice to teacher education programs in other states on the process of reform. [more]

Cat Pheromones May Cause Increased Scratching, Focus on Scratching Devices

A study by animal behavior expert John McGlone theorizes cats scratch more due to pheromones left behind from previous cat scratching. [more]

Making Structural Equation Modeling Fun: Todd Little Goes to Camp

Todd Little, an educational psychology professor, started Stats Camp because of a dearth of statistical methodology experts at universities throughout the nation. [more]


Researcher Receives Grant to Study Role of Eggs in Weight Loss

Nikhil Dhurandhar will look at whether eating eggs for breakfast instead of a nutritionally similar meal will contribute to weight loss. [more]


Mastergeorge Starts as Chairwoman of Human Development and Family Studies

The early childhood development expert has had a long career in a variety of institutions and research programs. [more]

features

Remnant Trust Collection Open to Public

The Museum of Texas Tech University is home to a collection of rare documents that have shaped world history. [more]

Texas Tech Professors Discuss Favorite War Movies

Features from the 1920s to present day made the list. [more]


Researchers at Lubbock Lake Landmark Continue Dig into Bison Bone Bed

Barclay White, who starts law school in the fall, was undergoing treatment for cancer when he started his freshman year at Texas Tech. [more]


Western Literature Exhibit Now Open at National Ranching Heritage Center

The Writers of the Purple Sage exhibit features more than 60 western writers who helped shape the image of the West. [more]


Texas Tech Hosts Reception for Putting on the Dog Photo Exhibit

The public can view the photographs through Aug. 25. [more]

Texas Tech Alum Takes Already Storied Career to Washington

Noah McCullough, a former congressional intern and 2015 graduate, was hired straight out of college to work in Sen. John Cornyn’s majority whip office. [more]


Double T in D.C.: Internship Program Provides Capitol Experience for Students

Dozens of Texas Tech students from all majors intern on Capitol Hill every year, providing valuable job and life experience. [more]


Blindness Just Part of Life for Congressional Intern

Senior Ashley Melero wanted to see the policy side of her field of social work, so she spent a month this summer in Washington interning on Capitol Hill. [more]


Texas Tech Chef Shares Summer Treat for Culinarians Day

(VIDEO) Hospitality Services chef Kara Perez shows how to make an easy and delicious fruit pizza with just a few ingredients. [more]


East Lubbock Students Get Hands Dirty Through Summer Garden Program

(VIDEO) On Flag Day, Walter Huffman explains the honorable history behind his two U.S. flags. [more]

alumni news

Are You a Member YETI? 

Join or renew by Aug. 31 for a chance to win a Tundra 45 TTAA YETI & Kendra Scott earrings. Enter “YETI" in the appeal code box on the join form to be entered in the drawing. [more]


Texas Tech Leather Goods

The TTAA is pleased to now offer its beautiful Texas Tech leather goods for sale online. Purchase your duffel, tote or portfolio today! [more]


Texas Tech - Baylor Pregame Party

Who’s ready for some football? The countdown is on and we’d love to see you at our TTAA Texas Tech - Baylor Pregame Party on Oct. 3 in Arlington. Buy your tickets today! [more]


Summer Discounts Ending Soon

Take advantage of the last few weeks of summer! Check out discounted tickets to Six Flags and baseball games from the TTAA. [more]

athletics news

Kickoff Luncheon Set for August 20

Tickets still on sale for the annual Kickoff Luncheon at the Lubbock Civic Center's Exhibit Hall on August 20. [more]


Texas Tech Athletics Receives $1 Million Gift From Happy State Bank

The gift will be allocated to the new Sports Performance Center, which includes indoor training facilities for football and track and field. [more]

Sordet Clinches First Professional Win at Northern Ireland Open

The Red Raider fired a 66 in the final round to win the event by one stroke. [more]


Tech Volleyball Holds First Practice of 2015

The Red Raiders officially began the 2015 season with practice on Monday. [more]