Public Art Collection

We told you about the attention our public art collection received in Kansas City last month. Since then, the story was picked up by the Dallas Morning News and other papers across the nation. [read the article]

Paleontologist’s Discovery Ignites Discussion Around The World

Whether they agreed with his theory or not, Sankar Chatterjee's theory of flight touched off a flurry of discussion around the world. From blogs to USA Today, people took notice of Texas Tech. [more]

Chess Program Recognized by New York Times

We're becoming well known for the innovative scholarship program created by Haraldur Karlsson. [more]

 

Reaching Out

Program Memorializing Tech Student Named Second-Best in the Nation

The Center for Campus Life received the silver award from the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) in recognition of the Clay R. Warren Memorial Risk Management Retreat. [more]

Spring Events

It may not feel like it, but Spring is just around the corner and we have so much going on, we've temporarily outgrown our Upcoming Events Calendar. Click each link for details.

Black History Month

Opera, Literature, Education and "Happyness" | Presidential Lecture and Performance Series

23rd Annual Women’s Conference Focuses on Women in the World

Campus Connection

Nanotech Authority Tapped to Keep University on Cutting Edge

Alan F. Jankowski, a world authority in nanoscience and nanotechnology, has joined Texas Tech University’s College of Engineering as the J. W. Wright Regents’ Chair and professor of mechanical engineering. [more]

Research Grant Winners Named

Three Texas Tech University researchers will share more than $1.66 million to enhance their research efforts. The research ranges from paleoecology to nanotechnology to a soil bio-diversity project. [more]

Maedgen Theatre Fire Forces Date, Venue Changes

Bell Tower by Ryan Pharis

A Web site has been established to post updates as they occur. [more]

Emergency Communications Center Launched

Q: Where do you go to find the most current information about major events impacting the university?

A: www.ttu.edu/emergency. [more]

weather

Wind Engineering Prepares to Install 50th Mesonet Station

The new transmitter will provide detailed weather information to Childress county, resulting in more accurate forcasts. [more]

Happy Valentines
Day
XOXOXO

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and love is in the air – or is it?

From busting the Valentine’s Day myth that lots of flowers and candy equal quality expressions of love to why people choose bad mates and stay in bad relationships, our experts add a different twist to a well-known tradition. [more]

Texas Tech Alumna and Philanthropist Leaves a Legacy

Long time Lubbock philanthropist and Texas Tech alumna Nelda Thompson died Dec. 29. She was 84. [more]

law school

School of Law Lands $1 Million Gift

The W. Frank Newton Endowed Professorship will be associated with the Law School dean’s position and will be first held by current dean Walter Huffman. [more]

Know someone who's thinking about college?

Send them this primer on "The Campus Visit."

Once they see the campus, they'll understand why alumni have such fond memories. [more]

Empowering Educators

The Burkhart Teaching Academy gives teachers the tools and know-how they need to work with and identify autism on the South Plains. [more]

Bob Knight

Mr. 880

A Part of History

Tech staff, players relish opportunity to bring Knight landmark victory.

Story courtesy of the Lubbock Avalanche Journal.

Watch our video.

Athletic News

Super Bowl Tradition of Success

When Dylan Gandy strapped on the pads at Super Bowl XL, the second-year Indianapolis Colt became the thirteenth Red Raider to participate in the big game, and the first since Anthony Lynn did it with the Denver Broncos in 1999. [more]

Spring Practice Dates Announced

Texas Tech Football will begin preparations for the 2006 season March 21 when it conducts its annual spring drills on the practice fields at the Football Training Facility. In anticipation of the spring practice schedule, the team is currently undergoing an eight-week strength and conditioning period. [more]

February Book Review

A book of short stories explores the common themes of human life.

From the depths of darkness into the twilight, Robert Fink crafts his essays with a poet’s grace. “Twilight Innings” is a moving and emotional compilation of essays telling the stories of a West Texan’s life as he journeys through heartache, hope and more. [more]


Alumni News

Texas Tech Relay for Life

The Relay rallies students, faculty and staff together to raise money for the American Cancer Society. [more]

Texas Tech Day in Austin

The Alumni Association is hosting Texas Tech Day in Austin on Tuesday, Feb. 13, and you are invited. We want to have a very strong Red Raider presence in the state Capitol as we demonstrate support of adequate funding for higher education, especially funding given to Texas Tech. [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]

Raider Ranch Ground Breaking

Raider Ranch held its ground breaking ceremony on Lubbock’s newest gated, resort-style community on Jan. 18. The presentation was held at 11 a.m. on the Raider Ranch site, located at 43rd St. and Milwaukee. [more]