Texas Tech Sets Another Summer Enrollment Record

This year's record exceeds the numbers set in 2014. [more]


news

Team from Texas Tech Wins Tibetan Innovation Challenge

The five students will have a chance to travel to India to see their business plan implemented for more than 105,000 Tibetan refugees living in India and Nepal. [more]

Texas Tech One of Four Finalists for APLU's Community Engagement Award

The four universities will compete for the $20,000 prize, and the winner will be announced during APLU’s annual meeting. [more]

Texas Tech, Lubbock Community Show Support for Charleston

The Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center hosted a candlelight vigil to honor lives lost. [more]

Former Professor Receives High Honor for Work With Blind Children

Alan Koenig, who died of cancer a decade ago, joins Helen Keller and other outstanding educators in the Hall of Fame. [more]

Llano River Field Station Receives UCOWR Education and Public Service Award

The station is a part of the Texas Tech University Center at Junction, a dedicated research and educational facility on the banks of the South Llano River. [more]


Rawls College STEM MBA Student Receives Prestigious Scholarship

Nick Burns was awarded the scholarship based on his leadership, business and entrepreneurial skills. [more]

Texas Tech Police Chief Retires After 45 Years of Service

Ronald Seacrist served as the Texas Tech police chief for more than 10 years. [more]


Law Professor Donates Time, Effort for Book

The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Texas received a grant from the Texas Bar Foundation for a book Brian Shannon will draft. [more]

Karp, Ponnusamy Receive Prestigious 100 Inspiring Women in STEM Award

The award, presented by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, recognizes the work by individuals in STEM and who serve as inspirations to others. [more]


Texas Tech Shares Its Magna Carta on 800th Anniversary

(VIDEO) The document is part of The Remnant Trust housed at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library. [more]


Texas Flooding Puts Layers of Climate, Economy on Display

From infrastructure to climate change, the disaster impacts areas of daily life. [more]


Housing Collects Donation Items for Flood Relief in Texas

The items were donated to the Salvation Army. [more]


School of Law Alumni Honored at State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting

The moot court team reached the finals of the TYLA State Competition. [more]


Texas Tech Marketing Staff Participates in 24-Hour Create-A-Thon

The staff members created pro bono marketing and advertising for local nonprofit organizations all in a day’s work. [more]



Texas Tech Nationally Ranked for Social Media Presence

The university is ranked No. 24 for its performance on Facebook. [more]



New Leadership for Texas Tech Public Media

Chris Cook will be the new managing director in addition to his current role. [more]



Chair of Psychological Sciences Selected as Dean at Mississippi

Lee Cohen leaves after 15-year career at Texas Tech. [more]



research

Researcher and Team Confirm Supernovae in 'Empty Space'

Study provides clues about the formation and evolution of structures in the universe. [more]


ELATE at Drexel® Names Two Fellows at Texas Tech

The program uses online instruction and classroom lessons to foster leadership effectiveness and initiative changes for women at various institutions. [more]


CB&I Donates $1.6 Million Gift for Additive Manufacturing Lab

The Mechanical Engineering machine shop will be renamed and outfitted with the latest technologies in additive manufacturing. [more]

Free Market Institute Faculty Spread Ideas of Economic Freedom

Individuals participated in discussion panels in 16 Eastern European countries. [more]


Texas Tech Deploys Team to Intercept Tropical Storm Bill

Student-led team successfully deployed twelve StickNet probes. [more]

Texas Tech Newest Member of NSF's I-Corps Node

The program fosters entrepreneurship that will lead to the commercialization of technology previously supported by National Science Foundation-funded research. [more]


Reasons Behind Alcohol Abuse in Non-Heterosexual Women

Amelia E. Talley’s study appears in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. [more]


Texas Tech, Kansas State Enter into Beef Industry Agreement

The Beef Cattle Institute is a widely respected educational and research organization. [more]


Design Professors Create Sensory Clothing for Children with Autism

Kristi Gaines and Su Shin found a gap in research related to clothing designed specifically to help children with autism cope with their environments. [more]


Investigation Closed After 2010 Laboratory Explosion

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board accepts Texas Tech’s changes to improve lab safety. [more]


Bottle or Box? Student Wins Grant to Study Wine Packaging

Nicholas Johnston will research how millennials respond to traditional and less traditional wine containers. [more]


features

Student Becomes Advocate for West Nile Prevention

Kylie Boyd was the first minor in Texas to contract the disease in 2011. [more]


Graduate on Front Line of Statistical Analysis in Hockey

Michael Peterson’s work helped turn the Tampa Bay Lightning into a Stanley Cup finalist. [more]


Fourth Generation Red Raider: President's Select, SGA, Cancer Survivor

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


Honors College to Offer James Bond Pop Culture Class

The course, taught by humanities librarian Rob Weiner, begins in August. [more]


The Pasewarks: Legacy of Teaching Passed from Father to Son

(VIDEO) Both father and son have taught business at Texas Tech, but their relationship goes way beyond their profession. [more]


Wildflowers in Full Bloom at Lubbock Lake Landmark

It’s a sea of purple, staff members say, that is worth a visit. [more]


Tiny Tots Have Muddy Fun on Campus

(VIDEO) June 29 was International Mud Day. [more]





Students Get Hands On For Mariachi

(VIDEO) High school students attend week long mariachi camp. [more]


National Dairy Month: Inside Texas Tech's Old Dairy Barn

(VIDEO) June is National Dairy Month, revisit the university's iconic landmark at the height of its operation. [more]





95 Percent of Architecture Students Study Abroad

Organizers say the experience broadens their horizons with worldwide perspective. [more]




Alumna Writes Book, Designs Ideal Life

Becky Smith graduated from the Rawls College of Business in 1990. [more]


Two Human Sciences Students Represent Texas Tech at Leadership Camp

The camp is geared toward cultivating leaders in the family and consumer science professions. [more]




Stories of Old Glory

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



Leisure Pool Ranked as One of the Nation's Best

This is the second time this year the $8.4 million facility has been nationally recognized. [more]




150th Anniversary of Juneteenth an Opportunity for Reflection

The observance celebrates the day slaves were freed after the Civil War. [more]



Raider Red Meats Schedules BBQ and Ribeye Championship

The annual event will be held Aug. 28-29, on the southwest side of the Department of Animal and Food Sciences building. [more]



alumni news

Leave Your Mark at Texas Tech

Shop our personalized pavers to have your name set in stone on Texas Tech’s campus. [more]


Catch Up With Fellow Red Raiders

Take part in one of our many chapter events around the country. Check out our events page to find the one closest to you! [more]


Buy Your 2016 Raffle Tickets

This year’s raffle tickets are going fast, don’t miss out on your opportunity to win a trip to the Masters or Final Four! [more]


Meet Board Member Paul Foster

Get to know Texas Tech Alumni Association Board Member Paul Foster with this Q&A. [more]

athletics news

Clark, Morales Named to Lombardi Award Watch List

Le’Raven Clark and Alfredo Morales enter 2015 season as Lombardi Award candidates. [more]


Beckie Scores Twice in Canada's 5-2 Victory Over Ecuador

Texas Tech's Janine Beckie connects on two goals Saturday in 5-2 victory over Ecuador. [more]

Hays Inducted Into National College Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Texas Tech head coach Larry Hays was inducted during a ceremony in Lubbock. [more]


Texas Tech Tennis Coach Tim Siegel Announces His Retirement

Siegel will retire from collegiate coaching after guiding the Texas Tech men’s tennis program for the past 23 seasons. [more]