Texas Tech Programs Rank in College Salary Report

Three degrees ranked in the top 20 in the Best Schools for Majors section. [more]


news

Professor Selected to Help Implement Braille Changes

Special education teacher Rona Pogrund leads Texas Tech’s visual impairment program for teachers. [more]

Texas Tech Graduate Enrollment Sees
8 Percent Increase

Dean Mark Sheridan attributes growth to increased visibility in globalized market. [more]

President Nellis Named Member of Intellectual Property Task Force

The task force was created by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. [more]

Members Selected for Task Force on Greek Organization Culture

Task force will study issues related to Greek life and make improvement recommendations. [more]


Texas Tech Names New Dean of Libraries

Bella Karr Gerlich is an active researcher with an extensive background in university libraries. [more]



Law Professor Named to Infectious Disease, Ebola Task Force

Task force was created by Gov. Rick Perry in response to Ebola diagnosis in Dallas. [more]


Law Students Capture National Pretrial Competition Title

Two members of Texas Tech’s team also earned top individual honors at the Stetson Law event. [more]

Military and Veterans Programs Hold List of High Honors

Texas Tech’s nationally ranked program has received seven recognitions this year alone. [more]

Architecture Faculty, Students Help Develop Homeless Facility

The project is now in the fundraising stage to create the High Cotton Center. [more]

Hospitality Services Nationally Ranked for Dining Operations

Texas Tech is recognized as a Power Player in Food Management Magazine. [more]

Visiting Scholar Expounds on Campaign for Presidency

Economist Franco Parisi finished fourth in 2014 Chilean presidential election. [more]

Students from The Republic of Kosovo Visit Texas Tech

A group of 10 international students visit the campus for a new learning and teaching experience. [more]

Diverse Student Population Rapidly Growing

New enrollment record brings a higher number of Hispanic students among other groups. [more]


ABC News Correspondent Visits Texas Tech

(VIDEO) John Quiñones discussed the importance of diversity with faculty, staff and students. [more]




NBC Learn Higher Ed Available to University Community

New digital resource provides videos, documents and images from NBC News historical archives. [more]


Teacher Preparation Becomes Department in College of Education

The change came after implementing the groundbreaking TechTeach program. [more]


College of Human Sciences Splits Nutrition, Hospitality and Retailing Into Separate Departments

The new departments are Hospitality and Retail Management and Nutritional Sciences. [more]


Texas Tech Offering Executive Master's Degree in Personal Financial Planning

The new program, one of the first of its kind, will be accessible to practicing financial planners throughout the country. [more]

Noyce Grant Funds Program Encouraging STEM Students Interested in Teaching

Program is in collaboration with Lubbock ISD, South Plains College, Midland College and Odessa College. [more]


Retail Management Program Wins Grant from Cotton Incorporated

The education grant will fund a class which includes student trips to Santa Fe and New York City. [more]



Texas Tech Takes Over Stewardship of International Journal of Hispanic Media

Regents professor Kenton Wilkinson was named as the publication’s editor. [more]


Therapeutic Riding Center Receives Gypsy Vanner Horse

The center won the horse through a Facebook contest in July. [more]



Texas Tech Installs Bicycle Repair Stations

The Fixit Stations were made possible by a grant obtained by the Garrison Institute on Aging. [more]



research

Research Team Stumbles Upon Brightest Pulsar Recorded

(VIDEO) Unusual source of X-rays will help astronomers learn how galaxies and black holes form. [more]

IHS Inc. Provides Petroleum Engineering with $1.25 Million Software

Industry tool used for geological, engineering and petrophysical analysis. [more]


Nutritional Sciences Researcher Looking for New Ways to Treat Cancer

Julian Spallholz has incorporated the trace element selenium into the fight against breast cancer. [more]

Researchers Help Ease Water Woes

(VIDEO) More efficient crop and irrigation methods may help South Plains ag producers. [more]


Survey: Public Relations Reps are Knowledgeable but also Unethical

Texas Tech researchers hope new findings will help alter the public's perception of the profession. [more]


Second Annual Start-Up Accelerator Opens Applications

TECHCELERATOR program open to community entrepreneurs, students looking for a enterprise opportunity. [more]


features

Texas Tech Senior Serves as 'President for a Day'

(VIDEO) Taylor Love won the experience when her name was drawn in a raffle. [more]



Finding a Home: Honors College Holds Inaugural Sorting Ceremony

The welcoming event took a page from the beloved Harry Potter series. [more]


Cottage Dedicated for Community Outreach

(VIDEO) After extensive renovations, the iconic building reopened to encourage community engagement. [more]


On National Poetry Day, Student Shares Original Poem

(VIDEO) Houston native Robyn Adams introduces slam poetry to Texas Tech University. [more]


Remembering Texas Tech’s Oldest-Known Alumnus

James Charles Featherston, a 1933 graduate, recently died but leaves a Red Raiders legacy. [more]


Student Spotlight: Doctoral Candidate Puts Nature to Work

Lionel Plummer analyzed constructed wetlands to determine how well ecosystems function. [more]


Alumni Spotlight: Red Raider Retires from Army After 40 Years

Deputy Commanding General Retired from the 412th Theater Engineer Command. [more]


Cheech Marin Visits Texas Tech, Shares Chicano Art Collection

(VIDEO) Event launches Texas Tech Landmark Gallery's exhibition of Marin's Chicanitas art. [more]



Texas Tech Announces 2014 Homecoming King and Queen

Bailey Iverson and Holton Westbrook were crowned during halftime of the Texas Tech vs. Kansas game. [more]


Behind the Masked Rider Uniform

Explore the costume that makes the Masked Rider one of Texas Tech’s oldest traditions. [more]




All in the Family: Carruths Shared Special Masked Rider Bond

Johnny Bob and Katie remain the only father and daughter to serve as beloved mascot. [more]


Statues Capture Spirit of Masked Rider Tradition

The bronze-casted sculptures depict the Texas Tech mascot down to the smallest detail. [more]




Student Spotlight: Working to Change the World

Saba Nafees represents Texas Tech as White House and One Young World ambassador. [more]


alumni news

Alumni Association Honors McKenzies with Portrait

The Texas Tech Alumni Association commissioned a special portrait for the McKenzies and recently presented it to them during a reception to thank them for their continued support. [more]


Texas Tech Student Leaders Converge for Special Reception

The Texas Tech Alumni Association welcomed representatives from across campus to network and hear President Duane Nellis. [more]


Alumni Association Funds Texas Tech Programs with Three Excellence Grants

The Texas Tech Alumni Association recently reinforced its support of academic excellence at Texas Tech University by awarding $30,000 in Excellence Grants. [more]


Get a Quote, Support Scholarships

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

athletics news

Game Preview: Oklahoma

Red Raiders and Sooners square off at 2:30 pm on Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium. [more]


Red Raiders Selected to Host NCAA Opening Round

Texas Tech will host Prairie View A&M at 7 p.m. Friday at the John Walker Soccer Complex. [more]


Tech Student Section Ranked Among Best in College Football

Red Raider student section ranked 10th in the nation by USA Today in recent poll. [more]


Red Raider Tennis Adds Sendegeya For Spring

No. 1 Player In England To Join Texas Tech In January. [more]