Texas Tech Announces Spring 2015 Commencement Schedule

More than 3,800 students will take part in commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday. [more]


news

President, CEO of CARCON Industries to Speak at Spring Commencement

Arcilia Acosta is a graduate of Texas Tech and is nationally recognized for her entrepreneurship in Texas. [more]

Rawls College of Business Adds Human Resources Concentration

The new concentration comes as the human resources field grows in importance. [more]

Texas Tech Changes Name of Department in College of Human Sciences

The name more accurately reflects the scientific research happening in the department. [more]

West Texas Association for Women in Science Honors Two for Contributions

Champion of Women and Outstanding Woman Leader awards will be given at reception. [more]

International Week Ends with Annual Global Vision Awards

The awards are given to faculty and administrators whose work inspires students to study and experience different cultures and encourage a better understanding of the world. [more]

'Hard Work Pays Off' – Dietetics Students Meet Their Matches

Texas Tech had a 97 percent match rate this year; the national average for dietetics internships hovers at about 50 percent. [more]

English Department Graduate Student Wins Award for Book

“The Tulip-Flame” contains several poems written at Texas Tech University. [more]

Chess Coach Qualifies for World Cup

The coach currently is representing the U.S. at the World Team Championship. [more]

Students Place Third in Wine Mixology Competition

The contest pitted wine marketing students from Texas Tech against their peers at Sonoma State University in California’s wine country. [more]

Housing Urges Students to 'Give and Go' While Moving Out

The university’s recycling center and a Goodwill truck is open to all students, both on and off campus, along with the Lubbock community. [more]

Summer Chef, Fashion Camps Available at Texas Tech

Campers will get the chance to practice their craft before putting on a reception for their families on the last day of both camps. [more]

Summer Youth Classes at National Ranching Heritage Center, International Cultural Center

The classes will run for a week in the middle of July. [more]


Rawls College of Business Job Placement Hits All-Time High

Recently graduated undergraduates achieved employment at more than 90 percent. [more]


Hayhoe, Abidi, Baseball Team Honored at Annual Ceremony

The Association for Women in Communications’ Celebrity Luncheon honors people who have made Lubbock a better place to live and work. [more]


Whitacre College of Engineering Names 2015 Distinguished Engineers

The award was established to recognize the college’s most outstanding alumni. [more]


Communications Projects Honored at Annual Convention

Three offices brought home awards for writing and design. [more]


Early Head Start Wins $500K Grant to Educate Low-Income Children

The partnership with Lil' Precious Steps is part of the East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood initiative. [more]



Kellison Chosen for Presentation During Amsterdam Denim Days

The project director for the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation based at Texas Tech University will deliver the latest findings in saving water for denim production. [more]



Masselli Honored with the Global Vision Lifetime Achievement Award

The honor recognizes Masselli’s efforts to promote Texas Tech worldwide. [more]



Cheer, Pom Place Second and Fourth at National Competition

This is the ninth straight year Texas Tech has placed in the top five spots. [more]


Texas Tech Names New Masked Rider for 2015-2016

(VIDEO) Rachel McLelland will serve as the 54th Masked Rider for the upcoming academic year. [more]



Three Raider Reds Reveal Identities as They Pass Guns to New Mascots

(VIDEO) The seniors transferred their roles to two new Texas Tech students. [more]


National Ranching Heritage Center Hosts Summer Stampede

The show and sale of western art and gear will highlight an evening of dining and dancing. [more]




research

College of Arts & Sciences Promotes Innovation Through Research

The college creates research-based underwriting spots in partnership with KTXT and KTTZ. [more]

Engineering Professors Smith, Mehta Commended for Research

The two were honored for their 50 years of service to the university and its students. [more]

Nutritional Sciences Researcher Wins $400K NIH Grant to Study Obesity

Dr. Shu Wang will research the effectiveness of delivering an anti-obesity compound directly to fat cells through nanotechnology. [more]


Graduate Research Poster Winners Announced

(VIDEO) More than 120 graduate students presented research in 45 disciplines. [more]


features

Texas Tech Remembers 1970 Tornado

(VIDEO) Faculty and staff recall the night of the F5 tornado and how the experience emphasized the need for wind research with regard to safety, shelter and construction. [more]

Texas Tech Students Raising Funds for Relief in Nepal

The Nepal Student Association along with other students is working to send funds and items after the devastating earthquake. [more]


Alumnus Turns Lessons Learned at Texas Tech into Business Success

The graduate of the business school has donated sponsorship of a Sprint Cup car at the Duck Commander 500 to his alma mater. [more]


Texas Tech Students Map Food Insecure Areas of Bangladesh

Carrie Stokes, USAID GeoCenter Director, hosts Student Mapathon. [more]


Texas Tech Student Tabbed as New Face of Engineering

Kelli Alvarado was recognized by DiscoverE for her work in petroleum engineering. [more]


Texas Tech Professor Publishes Fourth Children's Book

The book presents engineering principles merged with the beauty of space. [more]


Arbor Day: Red Raiders Contribute to Campus Beautification

(VIDEO) The annual tradition was created in 1938 to beautify the bareness of campus when Texas Tech first opened. [more]


First in His Family to Become a College Graduate

John Hawley is a Terry Scholar at Texas Tech University. [more]


Dreamlike Steel House Inspired By Sculpture

(VIDEO) The unfinished house in Ransom Canyon now serves as an unofficial memorial to architect and former Texas Tech faculty member Robert Bruno. [more]


Showdown Helps Students Handle Public Relations Situations

Dealing with an academic crisis situation put the winning team over the top. [more]


Knight Raiders Member Plays Chess Blindfolded

The grandmaster took on five local chess champions from Evans Middle School. [more]




Villains and Heroes in a Modern World

Two of Texas Tech's very own have published the first scholarly study on a supervillain by a university press. [more]



Art Competition Inspires Recycling

“Be Creative” was designed to bring awareness about sustainability on campus. [more]




alumni news

Spring 2015 Official Class Ring Ceremonies

Check out our YouTube page to relive all three nights of our 2015 spring ceremonies and watch you or your loved one receive their ring. [more]


Summer Fun Member Discounts

Ready for some summer fun? The TTAA is pleased to partner with the Rangers, Astros and Six Flags Over Texas to provide our current members with discounted tickets. [more]


Gift Memberships for Recent Graduates

Looking for a perfect graduation gift for that special Red Raider in your life? A gift membership is the perfect solution to help them support tradition. [more]


Trash or Treasure: Advice from Antiques Roadshow Experts

We asked the expert appraisers from Antiques Roadshow to help identify the things that are worth keeping, and what’s okay to clean out. [more]

athletics news

Texas Tech Tabbed 29th in the Nation

Red Raiders have been ranked nationally 32 consecutive weeks. [more]


Fehoko, Marquez Agree to NFL Free Agent Deals

Bradley Marquez and V.J. Fehoko agree to terms on NFL free agent deals Saturday night. [more]


Texas Tech Captures Bid to NCAA Championship

Lady Raiders complete five-stroke comeback on final three holes. [more]


Dvorak Named ITA Texas Region Rookie of the Year

Texas Tech Freshman is second Lady Raider to win award. [more]