Task Force on Greek Organization Culture Shares Report

The preliminary findings and recommendations were presented following an extensive evaluation. [more]


news

Looking Back:
Carol of Lights

For a 56th year, the Texas Tech campus is illuminated with more than 20,000 colored lights. [more]



MBA Program Ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek

After going unranked in 2012, Rawls College of Business MBA comes in at No. 74. [more]

Texas Tech Set to Host Second TEDx Conference

Those who have a passion for performing and sharing ideas should apply to present. [more]


Texas Tech Receives Eighth Military Recognition This Year

The university’s Military and Veterans Programs is nationally recognized for strong efforts with service members. [more]



Expert: Bully Prevention Programs Necessary for Teachers

Dorothy Espelage, the nation's foremost expert on bullying and school violence, visits Texas Tech. [more]


Professors Take Leadership Roles at Obesity Week 2014

Incoming Nutritional Sciences department chair will take over as president of The Obesity Society. [more]



Rodeo Team Wraps Up Successful Fall Campaign

Strong showing in every event gives the Texas Tech team needed push into the spring season. [more]

Texas Tech Announces Fall 2014 Commencement

More than 2,300 students will take part in commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday. [more]




Climate Scientist Named Foreign to Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014

Katharine Hayhoe was honored for her work in education and climate change. [more]



Ruthie Nellis Named Chair of APLU Council

Texas Tech President’s wife is chairwoman of the Council of Presidents’ & Chancellors’ Spouses/Partners. [more]




Partnership to Support Innovation and Entrepreneurship

(VIDEO) Lubbock Economic Development Alliance joined Texas Tech administrators for the announcement. [more]



Texas Tech Knight Raiders Win State Co-Championship

The university’s chess team earns the title after a strong finish. [more]



Employees Receive Distinguished Staff Awards

Individuals were recognized for their service and commitment to the university. [more]


USDA Honors Professor with Excellence in Teaching Award

Chance Brooks honored at Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities meeting. [more]




research

Research Fellow Studies Star Power of Galaxies

Astronomer Paul Sell finds bursts of forming stars eject gas at very high speeds. [more]



Engineers Discover New Method to Determine Surface Properties at the Nanoscale

As machines get smaller, knowing characteristics can make huge engineering differences. [more]

Team Awarded $1 Million for Collaborative Plant Investigation

Jyotsna Sharma will lead the study of distribution factors in plant communities, environmental spaces. [more]

Burkhart Center Celebrates First Year in New Building

The autism treatment and research facility is a premier center for education and assistance for families. [more]



New Associate Vice President for Research Named

Patricia R. DeLucia was appointed to the position by Robert V. Duncan. [more]


Researchers Create Company to Optimize Wind Plant Output

The technology is licensed through Office of Research Commercialization. [more]




Student Spotlight: Doctoral Candidate Receives Prestigious Research Fellowship

Daniel Dawson received the honor from the Environmental Protection Agency. [more]


Historian Explores Wonder Woman’s Role as Feminist Icon

Keira Williams won a Smithsonian fellowship to research the superheroine’s creator. [more]




features

So, How Does One Become the Masked Rider?

From a written test to riding tryouts, the arduous process ensures the top student is chosen. [more]


Ten Reasons to be Thankful You’re a Red Raider

From the Masked Rider to helping military veterans, Texas Tech holds a special place in our hearts. [more]


Student Spotlight: Marines Helped Put Red Raider on Right Path

Veteran Zac Lindsey endured a lot for his country, but now he's making the most of his opportunities. [more]



Student Spotlight: Miss Texas Collegiate Upholds Her Title

Kylie Boyd is a hard-working student, athlete and volunteer with a love for the Lubbock community. [more]



Sights and Sounds From Autumn Fest 2014

(VIDEO) Thousands of people attended the inaugural community engagement celebration. [more]




Student Organization Feeds Lubbock Families for the Holidays

Texas Tech’s Collegiate 100 partnered with East Lubbock Community Alliance to serve more than 200. [more]



Holiday Gifts Available to Help Support Students, Departments

As the shopping season hits full throttle, don't forget about those Red Raiders in your life. [more]



Getting To Know W. Brent Lindquist

New College of Arts and Sciences dean is committed to helping Texas Tech reach tier-one status. [more]


Honors College Professor Shares Stories From Iceland

Kurt Caswell spent a summer in Iceland, hiking its natural wonders and exploring its literary heritage. [more]




Success of Judging Teams Built, Sustained Over Time

Accomplishments of meat and livestock judging programs makes them perennial national championship contenders. [more]



Ask the Experts: Nutritionist Discusses Role of Diet in Diabetes Treatment

Professor Jamie Cooper explains how food and exercise can reverse disease. [more]



Robotics Program Creates STEM Awareness for High School Students

Texas Tech students designed structure of annual BEST competition and served as mentors. [more]



School of Music Alumnus Combines Love of Music, Dance

(VIDEO) Classical pianist Eugenio Zapata choreographs and produces multimedia performances. [more]


How Sweet It Is:
New Dessert Recipes for the Holidays

From pumpkin rolls to apple dumplings, Hospitality Services chef Kara Perez shares her treats. [more]


alumni news

Texas Tech Official Class Ring Program Finds Success With Unsung Hero

Mandy Wiley’s commitment to success is the heart and soul of the Official Texas Tech Class Ring Program. [more]


Fate Sends TTAA Raffle Winner to Derby

Kay Howard of Lubbock had her ticket drawn and elected to take a trip to the Kentucky Derby. [more]


Alumni Association 'Pays it Forward' to Future Red Raiders

RaiderLife, a unique college immersion experience for rising juniors and seniors across the state, will continue to grow and thrive thanks to a creative approach. [more]


Get 5% Back with the Texas Tech Discover Card

Use your Discover card to get a 5 percent Cashback Bonus on qualifying purchases from now until Dec. 31. [more]

athletics news

Clark, Robertson Named to AP All-Big 12 First Team

Junior offensive lineman Le'Raven Clark and junior linebacker Pete Robertson were both named to the Associated Press All-Big 12 first team Monday. [more]


The Power Of A Phone Call

Earning a scholarship to Texas Tech has transformed the life of Eric Gutierrez and so many other student-athletes. [more]


Texas Tech Releases 2015 Baseball Schedule

Red Raiders play 22 games against seven teams that played in the NCAA Tournament last season. [more]


Red Raiders Ranked 14th in Final NSCAA Poll

Texas Tech soccer earned its highest postseason ranking ever Tuesday at No. 14 in the NSCAA poll. [more]