Taylor 2 Dancers

Modern Moves

Taylor 2 of the Paul Taylor Dance Company of New York opened the inaugural Presidential Lecture & Performance Series with a week of teaching and performance at Texas Tech University.

To the rhythm of drums, 25 students from a beginning-level jazz class began learning the movements of modern dance legend, Paul Taylor. They swayed and bent in Taylor’s steps as Taylor 2 dancer, Alison Cook, gave her all during one of six master classes for Texas Tech students.

Taylor 2 of the Paul Taylor Dance Company of New York opened the inaugural Presidential Lecture & Performance Series with a week of teaching and performance. The dancers also went out into the public schools, teaching elementary through senior high students in the magnet programs of LISD and interacting with teachers and dancers across the city. [more]

August Commencement Address

Texas Tech Experts Unmask Halloween

From Hispanic folklore to a new species of bat, we've assembled a veritable feast of all things Halloween!

Our professors just might know who – or what – goes bump in the night. [more]




Campus Connection

State of the University Address

Texas Tech’s president looks ahead to the university’s future. [more]

Texas Tech Marks Completion of Student Union Building

New “living room” on campus fosters community. [more]

Fall Enrollment

Bell Tower by Ryan Pharis

Texas Tech’s enrollment remains even, students taking more credit hours. [more]

Upcoming Events

See what’s going on around campus in our new Upcoming Events section. [more]

 

Spanish Professor Publishes Taste of Life in French Quarter

Spanish Professor Publishes Taste of Life in French Quarter

Texas Tech professor Genaro J. Perez, Ph.D. gives readers a poetic look into life in the French Quarter during the 1960s. [more]

Wind Power

Pondering the New Face of Energy


This is not your grandfather’s energy business.

So says Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams. And he may be right: Clean-burning coal, biofuels, solar energy, hybrid vehicles; mere decades ago, such concepts were fodder for science fiction writers. [more]

Risk Management Retreat Seeks to Prevent Future Tragedies

When a car accident took the life of Texas Tech freshman Clay Warren in 2002, his family made a resolution: Create a movement that would prevent future tragedies without stifling the social activities of Texas Tech’s student groups. [more]

College of Education Honors Scholarship Recipients

The college awards $50,000 in scholarships and fellowships every year and offers more than 20 undergraduate and graduate scholarships for a range of educational fields such as special education, elementary education and bilingual education. [more]

Texas Tech Researchers Make Chemical Warfare Protective Nanofibers

While cotton may be the fabric of our lives, Texas Tech University researchers may have discovered a polyurethane nanofiber technique that can save lives. [more]

Make Sure Texas Tech Is on Your Holiday Tree

Supporting Texas Tech students is as easy as hanging an ornament on your tree. [more]

Stay Connected

RSS

RSS technology delivers Texas Tech news right to your desktop. [more]

Athletic News

Texas Tech Students Benefit from Ryder Cup Golf

When the United States Ryder Cup team teed it up in Ireland last month, Texas Tech gained $25,000. [more]

Jeannine McHaney Honored for Her Contributions to Women’s Athletics

Jeannine McHaney, former athletics administration at Texas Tech, will be honored posthumously with the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators Lifetime Achievement Awards. [more]

October Book Review

One of history's most horrifying crimes takes center stage in a new book from Texas Tech University Press. [more]


Alumni News

Alumni Association Student/Parent Loans

By selecting the Alumni Association as your lender, you are also helping other Texas Tech students. [more]

Distinguished Alumni

Dain M. Hancock, a retired executive from Lockheed Martin; Phil Price, advertising agency executive and Karen P. Tandy, head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency will be honored during a dinner on Nov. 3. [more]

Alumni Association Welcomes Three New Employees

The Texas Tech Alumni Association has added to its ranks to better serve its members. [more]