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"Our study shows that television exposure is not linked to later symptoms of ADHD as previously suggested."Dr. Tara Stevens
Link Between ADHD, Television Viewing Habits among Children Disputed
Research/Academic Showcase. Two professors, one from the College of Human Sciences and another from the College of Education, embarked on a multidisciplinary mission to study the link between television and the development of ADHD. [read more]
Task Force Addresses Consequences of Texas’ Uninsured
Research/Academic Showcase. A statewide system of regional multi-county health districts that offer Texas’ uninsured residents access to adequate levels of health care should replace the current county-based system, according to a task force of 10 state academic health institutions.
Trump’s ‘Apprentice’ Benefits Mentor Tech Program
Research/Academic Showcase. Dr. Randal Pinkett credits determination and perseverance for his success. Pinkett, winner of season four of the hit television show “The Apprentice,” spoke at a fund-raiser for Texas Tech’s Lauro Cavazos and Ophelia Powell-Malone (Mentor Tech) Mentoring Program on April 25. [read more]
Outstanding Faculty Honored
Research/academic showcase. Dozens of Texas Tech University faculty members were honored recently for their quality teaching and research.
New Law Scholarships Honor Legal Legends
development. School of Law alumnus and prominent trial lawyer,
Wayne Reaud (pictured with his wife, Dana) has established three endowed scholarships totaling $750,000.
Capital Campaign Focuses on Delivering New Facility for Rawls College of Business
Development. This $60 million, 140,000-square-foot facility will be the third component of a program which will bring together outstanding faculty and talented students, supported by a first class physical platform for learning. [read more]
STAR Brings New Hope for Women in Preventing Invasive Breast Cancer
Research/Academic Showcase. The Health Sciences Center and UMC Southwest Cancer Treatment and Research Center participate in one of the largest clinical trials ever conducted. [read more]
New Book on the History and Mystery of the Collared Peccary
TTU Press. The javelina is the only peccary species native to the United States and is as much a part of the Southwestern landscape as the roadrunner, armadillo and horned lizard. "Javelinas" features colorful and endearing photographs and illustrations of this often misunderstood animal. [read more]
Texas Tech’s ‘From Here, It’s Possible’ Contest Winners Announced
Development. There were 18 prize winners from among 86 contest entrants. The Texas Tech University Office of Communications and Marketing hosted a celebration and reception in April where contest winners were recognized. [read more]
Jones AT&T Stadium to Receive FieldTurf Surface
Athletics. One of the hottest college football programs in America has chosen the best artificial turf in the world. The new FieldTurf will replace Texas Tech’s previous AstroTurf field. [read more]
Nelnet’s Loan Consolidation Program Could Save You Thousands
A Message from the TTU Alumni Association . On May 30, 2006, the federal government is expected to announce a large student loan interest rate increase. The new student loan interest rate, which goes into effect July 1, 2006, is projected to be considerably higher than today’s low rate.
A Matador Evening
Alumni Highlights. The Texas Tech Alumni Association is excited to announce that the annual Scholarship Awards Dinner is now going to be called A Matador Evening: The 45th Annual Homecoming Dinner. [read more]
Dinner with 10 Red Raiders
Alumni Highlights. Texas Tech students and alumni come together as strangers and leave as friends. [read more]