Texas Tech Climbs U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Overall, the university moves up five spots among public and private universities. [more]


news

Texas Tech Opens New Student Housing Complex

(VIDEO) The West Village offers 455 beds and a retail and food service facility. [more]


Texas Tech, Community Officials Celebrate National Designation

(VIDEO) School recently was named an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. [more]


Communication Studies to Move Under College of Media & Communication

The move will put department in greater alignment with fields such as journalism and media. [more]


Texas Tech System Budgets Approved for the 2015 Fiscal Year

Combined operating budget for the entire system is $1.73 billion, an increase of 3.1 percent from last year. [more]


Texas Tech’s Sigma Delta Pi Earns National Recognition

The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society was named honor chapter for 10th consecutive year. [more]


Texas Tech Unveils New One-of-a-Kind Food Truck

(VIDEO) StrEat food truck is the first university-owned truck to emerge on a Big 12 campus. [more]



TTUISD Named One of the Nation's Top Online Schools

The K-12 education program ranked No. 18 overall – the highest-ranked program in Texas. [more]


Texas Secretary of State Visits, Encourages College Vote

Texas Tech was the first stop of the Vote Texas campus tour. [more]



Rawls College of Business Professor Earns Top Honor from Mortar Board

The Texas Tech Forum Chapter of Mortar Board also received the Gold Torch Award and Project Excellence Award. [more]



Top Graduates, Banner Bearers Named for Commencement

Texas Tech alumnus and Distinguished Engineer Douglas Barnhart will speak at both ceremonies. [more]




research

Researchers Release Findings on Failed Shelter Door Struck by Arkansas Tornado

They remind consumers to trust only those building materials tested to withstand high tornadic winds. [more]

Nuclear Energy Expert Trying to Develop Clean, Safe Technology

Ning Li of the Xiamen University School of Energy Research in China shares thoughts with faculty, students. [more]


Bad dog? Professor Develops Smelly Tool to Stop That!

(VIDEO) Texas Tech professor discovers a pig pheromone that can stop dogs from barking, jumping. [more]


STEM-CORE Program Announces 21 Newly Named Affiliate Faculty

STEM Center for Outreach, Research and Education (STEM-CORE) widens ability to help community. [more]


Professor Co-Authors Paper Challenging Employee-Retention Practices

Report shows reasons employees leave can’t necessarily be applied across the board. [more]



Researchers: Blood-Sucking Eyeworm Culprit to Quail Decline

(VIDEO) The Texas Tech-led study, was part of the multi-million dollar Operation Idiopathic Decline. [more]


Cultivating a Brand New Field

Thanks to a USDA grant, two professors are teaching farmers, ranchers how to better utilize the Internet. [more]




Wal-Mart Foundation Funds Research that Could Improve Denim Dyeing Method

Texas Tech's Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute was awarded the $470,000 grant. [more]


Professors Help Spread Message on Importance of HPV Vaccination

Autumn Shafer, Rebecca Ortiz focused more on communications than medical in their research. [more]


Saving Lives in Africa

Professors help Malawian village combat iron deficiency with a sustainable goat production program. [more]


Getting to Know: Mark Sheridan

(VIDEO) New Graduate School dean says Texas Tech on track to become next premiere research university. [more]


features

Picnic with the President Welcomes Students Back to Campus

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

Radio Station Emphasizes Arts, Culture in Lubbock Area

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


A Double T Tribute

(VIDEO) What better way to bring in a new academic year than celebrating Texas Tech's iconic logo. [more]






Masked Rider Celebrates 60th Anniversary

From its bold beginning, program evolved into one of the most recognizable mascots in the country. [more]


Student Spotlight: Brazilian Freshmen Stay True to Texas Tech

They are the first graduates from the TTUISD program in Brazil to also enroll at the university. [more]



Red Raiders Return to Campus Excited for Fall Semester

Students are moving into residence halls and looking forward to new beginnings in Raiderland. [more]



Texas Tech Dean of Libraries Embarks on New Chapter

Donald Dyal, retiring after 13 years, led University Libraries into a digital age of learning and research. [more]



Back to School Fiesta Serves Thousands of Area Students

The annual event provides educational resources and school supplies for the upcoming year. [more]


Student Spotlight: Trip to Zimbabwe Provides Eye-Opening Experience

Ashley Hogan took advantage of prestigious scholarship to study in Africa this summer. [more]



Student Spotlight: Long Road Finally Leads to Graduation

Twenty-six years after graduating high school, Sean Donahue will obtain his Texas Tech degree. [more]


alumni news

Game on!

Whether you’re coming home to Raiderland or looking for a local game-watching party, our online Game Day Central has all the information you need. Wreck 'em Tech! [more]


The Best of the Best: Top Techsan Staff Award Winners Announced

This year's recipients of the “Top Techsan Staff Award” have been selected and will be honored at a special luncheon on Oct. 17. [more]


Get a Quote, Support Scholarships

You can help the next generation of Red Raiders receive a Texas Tech University education. [more]


Fall Graduation Fair: Sep. 30 - Oct. 2

Help us spread the word! The Fall Graduation Fair has moved to the Barnes & Noble in the Student Union. Students can try on class rings and make plans for that special day! [more]


athletics news

Game Preview: Arkansas

Texas Tech will close out the non-conference portion of its schedule with a home date against the University of Arkansas. [more]


Throwback Uniforms Unveiled for Saturday's Game

2014 Texas Tech Football Throwback uniforms for the Arkansas game on Sept. 13 at Jones AT&T Stadium. [more]


Red Raiders Receive Highest Ranking Ever at No. 7 in NSCAA Poll

Texas Tech ranked No. 7 in both the NSCAA and Soccer America polls that were released Tuesday. [more]


Lady Raiders Announce Coaching Clinic

Texas Tech women's basketball announced on Tuesday that it is hosting the Texas Tech Lady Raiders Coaching Clinic on October 19 at United Supermarkets Arena. [more]