See what's new for the 2007 football season.

Raider Power

Honor | Respect | Pride | Tradition

Texas Tech Athletics has unveiled its Raider Power Spirit and Sportsmanship Campaign designed to enhance school spirit and promote healthy sportsmanship across the university campus and the city of Lubbock.

The Raider Power Campaign is a joint effort on behalf of athletics, the university, the City of Lubbock, the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and various community leaders.  This is the first official organized spirit/sportsmanship campaign done through athletics and has been officially adopted by Mayor David Miller on behalf of the City of Lubbock. [more]

Parking
Freeway Construction

Construction on the Marsha Sharp Freeway brings some driving changes for fans coming to Texas Tech Red Raider home football games this fall.

Texas Tech Athletics in conjuction with the Office of Communications and Marketing have created a Web site to keep fans informed at www.freeway.ttu.edu.

Check this Web site frequently, kindly allow extra time to get safely to the game and follow directions given by law enforcement officers who are working traffic control. [more]

Professor Discovers How "Big Bird" Flew

Texas Tech curator discovers secret of flight for world’s largest bird. [more]

Director of Addiction and Recovery Recognized

Johnson Institute salutes Kitty Harris-Wilkes for work in the recovery community. [more]

Faculty Profile

Dirk Fowler’s Alt-Ink

Call his posters cutting-edge or vintage – either way, they’re probably history. [more]

Bell Tower by Ryan Pharis

Campus Connection

Meat Science Academic Team Claims National Championship

Quiz bowl team clinches third national title in six years. [more]

Need Master's, Will Travel

Texas Tech is now one of less than 60 colleges and universities in the U.S. – and the first in Texas – partnering with the Peace Corps. [more]

Graduate School Gets New Dean

Officials have appointed the next dean of the Graduate School. [more]

Addition to Public Art Honors Women

"The Way West" by John Buck highlights pioneering women in higher education. [more]

Cotton Research

Improving the Fabric of Our Lives

Plasma, nanotechnology used to upgrade cotton fabric qualities. [more]

Texas Tech Traditions

Camping, Red Raider Style

From Texas Tech traditions to teambuilding activities, Red Raider Camp gives incoming freshmen the tools they need to succeed.   [more]

Becoming a Red Raider

Campus tours offer opportunities for prospective students to see "from here, it's possible." [more]

The Music, the Fun, the Tradition...

Texas Tech's Band and Orchestra Camp has high school students Goin' this summer. [more]

AT&T Salutes Retired Chairman, Donates $5.35 Million to Texas Tech

Names AT&T headquarters building in Whitacre’s honor; Gives $5.35 million to Texas Tech to promote excellence in engineering. [more]

Featured Alumnus

Ryan T. Briggs

Accounting Major Turned Musician

Take a twist of bluegrass, a shot of blues, add an infusion of “redneck hippie” and that’s the style of Ryan T Briggs. [more]

Cardinal

A Classroom of a Different Sort

Classrooms all look pretty much alike. Giant pecan trees, a crystal-clear river, birds singing. Not what you thought? Well, that’s the basic setup at Texas Tech University’s Junction site.

Junction offers classes in a natural setting and with an intensity that most students do not get a chance to experience. The campus, located on the edge of the Texas Hill Country along the banks of the South Llano River, provides short sessions during the summer, and what are known as intersessions immediately after the fall and spring semesters.

Take a course in hill country paradise. [more]

Athletics

Baseball Team Snags Two New Coaches

Two former Red Raiders return as assistant coaches for next season.  [more]

Book Review

From Outlaw Haven to Ghost Town

A detailed look at how Tascosa flourished and faded. [more]

Alumni News

Hosts Needed for Dinner with 10 Red Raiders

Texas Tech students and alumni come together as strangers and leave as friends. [more]

Texas Tech Coffee Table Book

Own Your Piece of Texas Tech History! Every Red Raider will want to own a copy of this LIMITED EDITION coffee table book which will debut in fall 2007.  [more]

Alumni Association Hosts “A Matador Evening”

James E. “Pete” and Nelda Laney will be honored with The Lauro F. Cavazos Award at the Texas Tech Alumni Association’s 2007 Homecoming Dinner.   [more]

Alumni Association Student/Parent Loans

The Texas Tech Alumni Association now offers student and parent loans. [more]