Texas Tech Breaks Enrollment Record for Seventh-Straight Year

The university is seeing a continual growth in many areas on campus. [more]


Board of Regents Approves Biomedical Sciences-MBA Dual Degrees

Students will now be able to earn an MBA and doctor of philosophy in biomedical sciences or master of science in biotechnology. [more]

Climate Science Center Co-Director Named to USDA Committee

John Zak will work with agriculture producers to maintain and improve soil health. [more]

Texas Tech Hires New Police Chief

Kyle Bonath has 25 years of experience in law enforcement. [more]

Kinetic Accelerator, Innovated by Texas Tech Accepting Applications

The program aims to help entrepreneurs launch startup companies. [more]

Apparel Design Program Ranked Nationally

The university was included in three of Fashion-Schools.org’s 2015 rankings. [more]

School of Law Introduces Brain Performance Initiative for Students

The partnership with the Center for BrainHealth at UT-Dallas is designed to give first-year law students the tools necessary to maximize mental efficiency. [more]

Leading Literary Journal Highlights Texas Tech's Sowell Collection

The works of an associate professor and two undergraduate students are included. [more]

Texas Tech Wins Harry H. Mellon Award of Merit for Renovation

The Student Union Ballroom upgrade was completed during the summer of 2014. [more]

Twirlers Bring Home National Halftime Show Trophy

It’s the team’s third year for a championship but the first in the harder category. [more]

Texas Tech Public Media Completes August Pledge Drive

KTTZ-TV incorporated online engagement for the first time during the drive. [more]

Picnic with the President

(VIDEO) President Nellis, wife Ruthie and Texas Tech staff greet Red Raiders with a complimentary lunch. [more]

Texas Tech University System Budgets Approved for Fiscal Year 2016

The budgets are for the timeframe of Sept. 1, 2015 to Aug. 31, 2016. [more]

Rawls College of Business Chosen for White House Initiative

Dean Lance Nail will attend a Convening on the Working Families Economic Agenda. [more]

CASNR Dean Galyean Named Among Top 20 Influential Farm Animal Veterinary Professors

The ranking was compiled by Vet Tech Colleges to recognize the work of individuals in farm and food animal care and growth. [more]

Personal Financial Planning Team Heading to National Competition

Seniors Alex Garcia, Shelby Huber and Isaac Rodd will travel to Boston for semi-annual conference to be held Sept. 26-28. [more]

Changes to Texas Tech Fraternities, Sororities Implemented by Greek Task Force Committee

(VIDEO) The committee created 39 recommendations to improve and enhance the Greek life culture at the university. [more]

Texas Tech Receives First College Panhellenic Achievement Award

The award was given to 22 universities nationwide. [more]

Women's Studies Introducing Peace Corps Prep Certificate

The program, which includes a service-learning project to emerging nations, is open to undergraduate students from all majors. [more]

Goin' Band Begins Bone Marrow Contest with Registration Drive

Texas Tech will compete with Baylor for five weeks to increase the number of bone marrow donors on a national registry. [more]

Texas Tech's Sigma Delta Pi Earns Honor Chapter Award

The honor society was given recognition for the 11th consecutive year. [more]

Fall 2015 Residence Hall Move-In Weekend

(VIDEO) Thousands of Texas Tech University students move into the residence halls for 2015-2016 school year. [more]

Texas Tech University Releases Updated Version of Website

The new design improves the navigation functions of the site, allowing for easier access. [more]


Texas Tech Centers Work to Promote Water Quality, Conservation

(VIDEO) The Water Resources Center and CASNR Water Center help promote water quality research through collaboration to preserve the region’s fresh water sources. [more]

Chemical Engineering Professor Receives CPRIT Grant for Cancer Research

The grant will fund a study examining drug resistance of certain cancer cells. [more]

Gill Awarded Whitacre Endowed Chair in Science and Engineering

The chemical engineering professor’s achievements in biomedical engineering are recognized with $2 million endowment. [more]

CFAS Creates New Structure for Addiction Recovery Research, Support

The Institute for the Study of Addiction, Recovery, & Families houses three centers, each with a different focus on community and family systems. [more]

Design Research Shows Physical Room Layout May Contribute to Patient Falls

Debajyoti Pati and a team of engineers, architects and nurses used motion capture technology to test how the design of a hospital room puts elderly patients at risk. [more]

Whitacre College of Engineering Maddox Chairs Hosted Symposium of Scholars

The symposium featured nine members of the National Academy of Engineering, who discussed the future of engineering and science research. [more]

Hurricane Research Team on Standby During 10th Anniversary of Katrina

Researchers recall anniversary of deployment and changes made. [more]


General Purpose Classroom Project Upgrades Facilities, Technology

(VIDEO) Since 2010, the project has improved 44 rooms across campus. [more]

Clark Scholars Program Provides Research Experience for High School Students

The program is an intensive, seven-week summer research program for highly qualified high school juniors and seniors. [more]

How Close is Too Close?
Therapist Discusses Parental Involvement in College

Klinton Hobbs said parents should offer advice and support to their children in college, but not do the work for them. [more]

World War II Saved United States and Texas Tech

(VIDEO) The university’s wide-reaching war efforts changed the course of its history. [more]

Science Camp in a Bag Brings Outdoor Education Techniques to Schools in India

Science educator Todd Witt, a doctoral student in education, created a science curriculum that fits into a backpack and can be easily transported to schools. [more]

Texas Tech Librarians Discuss Favorite Books for National Book Lovers Day

Favorites include “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “My Life in France” and “The Green Mile.” [more]

Texas Tech Librarian Discusses Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rob Weiner discusses the film’s impact 40 years after it was released. [more]

Theater Professor Reminisces About Broadway, Teaching

Dean Nolen discusses “Mamma Mia!” memories from auditions to how he was affected by 9/11. [more]

Goin' Band Joins Baylor in Bone Marrow Registration Contest

Bone marrow transplants are critical to the survival of patients with leukemia and other life-threatening blood disorders. [more]

Wanted: Healthy Bone Marrow, Another Shot at Motocross

A 12-year-old boy from Andrews with a rare blood disorder is the face of the Goin’ Band’s bone marrow registration drive this fall. [more]

Vietnam Center Digitizes Collection for Public Access

Vietnam Center digitizes collection for public access.[more]

Ansel Adams Exhibit a Must-See for West Texans

(VIDEO) Texas Tech alumnus David H. Arrington loaned pieces from his collection to the Museum of Texas Tech University for an exhibit. [more]

Texas Tech Professionals Discuss Women's Equality Day

The women provide personal stories and thoughts as they reflect on their careers. [more]

National Radio Day: KTTZ-FM Emphasizes Arts, Culture

Texas Tech Public Media makes strong effort to provide local music and news on KTTZ-FM 89.1. [more]

Texas Tech Reflects on Summer, Welcomes Students Back

From June to August, the university earned national rankings, recognized national holidays and hosted groundbreakings and ribbon cutting ceremonies. [more]

Remembering 9/11: Walter Huffman Survived Pentagon Attack

(VIDEO) As the Texas Tech School of Law Dean Emeritus explains, renovations and retirement saved his life on a tragic day in U.S. history. [more]

alumni news

Join the TTAA in Arkansas! 

Heading to Arkansas for the big game? We would love to see you at the TTAA pregame reception prior to the Texas Tech - Arkansas game on Sept. 19. Purchase your tickets today! [more]

Fall Grad Fair: Sept. 21-23

The Grad Fair returns to the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. Students can join us to purchase their official Texas Tech Class Ring, cap and gowns, announcements, senior portraits and more! [more]

TTAA Game Day Central

Throughout the football season, the Alumni Association has all the info you need for each game! Visit our Game Day Central page for watch parties, ticket info, TV and radio listings and more! [more]

Farewell After 42 Years

After more than four decades of service, Peggy Pearce retires from the Texas Tech Alumni Association. Read about her journey during her time at the TTAA. [more]

athletics news

Game Preview: Arkansas

Texas Tech travels to face Arkansas at 6 p.m. CT Saturday night on ESPN2. [more]

Four Texas Tech Women's Tennis Players to Compete at 2015 Riviera/ITA All-American Championships

The four players at the event are a program record for the Lady Raiders. [more]

Mahomes Named Big 12 Co-Offensive Player of the Week

Pat Mahomes earns his second consecutive and third career Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week honor. [more]

Texas Tech Men's Tennis Places Five in ITA Preseason Rankings

The Red Raiders are one of five programs nationally to have at least five players ranked. [more]