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Researchers Receive Grant to Send Worms into Space

The study could lead to progress regarding human muscle mass and strength. [more]


news

Magazine Ranks Online Graduate Programs in Top 25

Whitacre College of Engineering, Rawls College of Business are also in U.S. News & World Report's top 100 graduate programs. [more]

Sharpening the Focus of Sexual Consent

Two Texas Tech University professors have developed a student-driven campaign designed to erase the confusion and lack of communication regarding sexual consent. [more]

Texas Tech at the Capitol

Staff and alumni of the Texas Tech University System received honors in Austin. [more]


Family and Consumer Sciences Taking Larger Role in Global Education

Two family and consumer science professors from Texas Tech attended the annual convention of FCS educators. [more]


The Hub@TTU Recognized by Region 8 Society of Professional Journalist

The Texas Tech University chapter was honored at a conference. [more]


Meat Judging Team Makes it a Clean Sweep with Houston Victory

The team ends its spring competition season undefeated. [more]


Equestrian Center Director Captures AQHA Championship

The event at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo showcased the skills of both the rider and the horse. [more]


Nutritionist Talks Daily Calorie Counts, Food Insecurity

Debra Reed discusses problems keeping students from a healthy lifestyle during National Nutrition Month. [more]


Faculty, Students, Alumni Contribute to Good Housekeeping’s April Climate Change Coverage

The students in Katharine Hayhoe’s climate science and policy class contributed ideas for the magazine’s spread on the issue. [more]


Texas Tech Professor Named to YWCA Women of Excellence in Science

Michelle Pantoya has authored children's books in hopes of inspiring kids to the engineering profession. [more]


National Ranching Heritage Center Hosts Inaugural Quailapalooza

With the quail being an important part of the South Plains ecosystem, children will have the opportunity to learn more about this bird. [more]


Business College Ranked in Top 15 Best for Vets by Military Times

The Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration's graduate program also was ranked best among Big 12 Conference schools. [more]



Texas Tech Celebrates the Importance of Diversity

The weeklong celebration helped faculty, staff and students better understand diversity throughout the university and community. [more]



Graduate Student Receives Grand Prize for Young Minority Investigator

Monique LeMieux is researching the molecular and metabolic basis for obesity and insulin resistance as a part of her dissertation. [more]


Lota Zoth Shares STEM Advice and Experience with Rawls Students

The 1982 graduate of the Rawls College of Business gave her advice to STEM MBA hopefuls. [more]



Professor of Counselor Education Named to Elite Counseling Fellowship Post Title

Janet Froeschle Hicks, who was just named the department chairwoman, is one of 138 people to receive this honor nationwide since its inception. [more]


Law School Advocacy Team Captures Moot Court Competition Crown

It is the 33rd national advocacy title for the Texas Tech School of Law. [more]



School of Law Honored by Texas Indigent Defense Commission

The award is a result of the work done to create the Caprock Regional Public Defender Office along with Dickens County. [more]



Knight Raiders Place Third at Final Four

Texas Tech’s chess team played against top schools for the national championship. [more]




Knight Raiders: Meet the 2015 Final Four Team

Five players from the university’s chess program prove hard work and skill pay off. [more]


Mentor Tech Features Nia Long for Annual Banquet

The pop culture icon and three-time NAACP award winner will give the keynote speech. [more]




Texas Tech Staff and Students Win Local ADDY Awards

University garners 48 recognitions at 2015 ceremony. [more]



research

Texas Tech Hosts Sustainability Summit for the First Time

Katharine Hayhoe, director of the university's Climate Science Center, was the keynote speaker. [more]

Two Nutritional Sciences Professors Receive National Awards

Naima Moustaid-Moussa and Nikhil Dhurandhar research different facets of obesity. [more]

Benefit Corporations Could Change Approach of the Business Community

Research shows companies that focus on social enterprise can be just as profitable in the long term as regular corporations. [more]


Texas Tech Hosts Seventh Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

Jill Patterson was keynote speaker for this event. [more]


features

Mentor, Teacher, Grandpa: Remembering Robert Wernsman

Robert Wernsman taught newswriting at Texas Tech for 20 years. [more]



CALUE Hosts Spring Break Service Projects

Students traveled to Dallas and El Paso. [more]



Texas Tech Club Dedicated to Cleaning Up the Environment

CUTE works to beautify campus, promote recycling and raise energy awareness. [more]




Graduate Student Wins International Affairs Fellowship

This is the first year Texas Tech students have been eligible for the prestigious DACOR Bacon House Foundation Fellowship. [more]


KTTZ Augments National Cancer Documentary with Local Touch

The television station won a grant to showcase local cancer stories. [more]


NASA Flight Director Discusses Leadership at Women’s Institute Luncheon

Ginger Kerrick discussed the leadership lessons she learned in her experiences. [more]


Students, Parents Brave Snowy Weather for Connect Tech

Despite a closed campus, staff welcomed admitted students and their families to Texas Tech. [more]


Taking Texas Learning Even Farther

Colombian doctoral student Paulina Velez hopes to bring change to her home country. [more]




Student Creates Video with Focus on Diversity

Brionne Dunham created a video focusing on diversity. [more]



alumni news

TTAA Scholarship Applications Due Today

Be sure to get your Alumni Association scholarship applications turned in by the end of the day, April 15, for your chance at a scholarship next semester. [more]


Connect with the TTAA on Social Media

Stay up-to-date with the Alumni Association by liking and following our social media pages. [more]


Buy Your 2016 TTAA Raffle Tickets Today!

The TTAA Raffle is back for its 2016 installment. Purchase your tickets today for a chance to win a trip to either the Masters or Final Four. [more]


Meet Board Member Michelle Bleiberg '89

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

athletics news

No. 19 Texas Tech Wins Fourth Straight

Moreno recorded his fifth save of the season pitching final two innings. [more]


Dominguez Closes Masters with 76 in Second Round

The Latin American Amateur Champion finished 8-over-par for the 36 holes. [more]


Texas Tech Announces Non-Conference Series with Arizona

Texas Tech to play at Arizona in 2019 and at home in 2020. [more]


Former Red Raiders Shining Abroad

Texas Tech has 22 former student-athletes playing professional basketball. [more]