Texas Tech Named Best Value College

According to Kiplinger, Texas Tech ranked 20th for best value for less than $30,000 a year. [more]


news

Worldwide eLearning Nationally Ranked for Affordability, High-Quality Education

Online education program received three recognitions and is the only Texas university to be selected. [more]

Administrator, Engineer Become National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Robert V. Duncan and Mohamed Soliman are two of the 170 named as distinguished fellows for 2014. [more]


Law Professor Appointed to NCAA Governing Council

Brian Shannon will begin his new duties at the January 2015 NCAA Convention. [more]

Texas Tech Listed in Top Graduate Programs Rankings

The university had nine programs listed among the Top 25 nationwide. [more]



Texas Tech Working to Maintain Increasing Retention Rates

The latest figures are the highest they’ve been since 2004. [more]



Texas Tech Creates President’s Graduate Fellowships

The fellowships are funded in part by the Whitacre Graduate Fellowship Endowment. [more]



research

Sequencing of Cotton A-genome Could Boost Industry

Collaboration with Bayer CropScience could translate into better commercial varieties for growers. [more]

Doctoral Student Connects D.C., Nigeria in Global Science Project

As a Helen DeVitt Jones part-time fellow, Florentia Spires joined students from two continents. [more]

College of Architecture Named Charter Member of Research Group

Program among first to lead American Institute of Architects Design and Health Research Consortium. [more]


Biologist Leads Group That Mapped Crocodilian Genomes

Understanding these reptiles’ genome can help scientists better understand birds. [more]


Face-to-Screen: Graduate Students Use Tablets to Connect with K-12 Students

Middle school teacher Robin Hart joined forces with Texas Tech graduate students to bring math, science and engineering expertise to her students. [more]


features

Wisdom for the Windfall: Financial Advice for Graduates

Before spending graduation money, Texas Tech experts say new responsibilities are often overlooked. [more]

Ask the Experts: Coping with Stress

Whether its finals or the start of a new semester, Richard A. Lenox discusses how to deal with stress and school anxiety. [more]


Holden Hall Mural Celebrates 60th Anniversary

(Video) The 1300 square foot mural was finished and dedicated in late fall of 1954. [more]



Moral of Scrooge Transforms Over Time

The holiday classic was first published 171 years ago, on December 19, 1843. [more]


Ask the Experts: How to Create a Standout Resume

Joe Duke from Texas Tech’s Career Center discusses how to land the dream job after graduation. [more]


Graduate Goes From Prison Jumpsuit to Cap and Gown

Leo Pereida says his faith in God allowed him to make the life changes he needed. [more]



Building Character For the Holidays

Texas Tech students and staff members provide homes for low-income families in San Antonio community. [more]



Watch as Texas Tech Puts Fruitcake to the Ultimate Test

(VIDEO) On National Fruitcake Day, we took the candied confection to the Debris Impact Testing Lab. [more]


alumni news

Texas Tech System Day in Austin

Help paint Austin “Scarlet & Black” by supporting Texas Tech in the state capitol. [more]


Texas Tech Alumni Association Announces 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Join us in honoring Mica R. Endsley, Dan Howard and Terry E. Fuller on March 27. [more]


Apply for 2015 Alumni Association Scholarships

Know someone who will be an incoming freshman at Texas Tech next fall or someone who is currently enrolled looking for scholarships? Take a look at all of the scholarships TTAA has for 2015! [more]


5 Helpful Hints for Driving in Winter Weather

With cold weather comes the need to be extra careful on the road. Brush up on these winter driving safety tips to avoid trouble. [more]

athletics news

Texas Tech, K-State Square Off In Little Apple

Red Raiders looking to snap the streak.[more]


Tech Ranked 9th Preseason by Collegiate Baseball

Texas Tech receives its first preseason national ranking since 2002. [more]


Lady Raiders Travel to West Virginia

Texas Tech heads east to take on the Mountaineers. [more]


Three Red Raiders To Play In Latin America Amateur

All four rounds set for coverage on ESPN Networks beginning Thursday. [more]