Texas Tech University Press News
New Institute Preserves, Reconciles Modern American Conflicts
Vietnam Center scope expanded to include U.S. involvement since 1950s. Video
As the United States paused to reflect on the tragedies of Sept. 11, Texas Tech University announced a new institute devoted to advancing international reconciliation and documenting America’s modern conflicts, including the global war on terror. [more]
Archive Continues Difficult Work of Reconciling Vietnam
Two prominent visits further efforts to understand, close the decades-old war. Video
The wounds have begun to heal and, in some cases, even fade to age-whitened scars. But the political and social rifts created by the Vietnam War still linger even decades after the conclusion of that contentious conflict. [more]
From retail trends to tales of the supernatural, Texas Tech experts unmask Halloween. [more]
The Perfect Way to Show Your Texas Tech Pride
The 2007 Official Texas Tech Ornament features the university’s flag. [more]
What It Feels Like
They say every Red Raider has a story.
Get ready to get up close and personal to all aspects of our great university with our new "What It Feels Like" series.
What It Feels Like ... To Ride Hell-Bent for Leather Across a Football Field For the First Time. [more]
Appointment of Interim Dean for CASNR Announced
John M. Burns will serve as interim dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. [more]
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Announces $1.2 Million in Research Grants
Texas Tech among five universities receiving food and fiber funding. [more]
TIEHH Announces $4.1 Million Counterterrorism Research Award
The Institute of Environmental and Human Health to address countermeasures to biological and chemical terrorism for the U.S. Army. [more]
Official Emergency Communication System Launched
Texas Tech University has implemented an Emergency Alert Notification System to inform students, faculty and staff of important alerts and emergency response information. [more]
Saving the Earth, One Speech at a Time
Phi Beta Kappa scholar opened the second Presidential Lecture & Performance Series. [more]
From Below Ground to Outer Space, Scientist’s Projects are Far-Reaching | Video
This researcher is on a quest to improve the environment, whether that environment is on earth or in space.
Andrew Jackson has always been a science geek.
In fact, when he finished his undergraduate degree in biology, he opted not to go to medical school because he didn’t want to be only a practitioner of science. His desire was to continue to research and study as well, and to learn more and more about subjects of interest to him. [more]
Families Dealing with Autism Can Expect Comprehensive Resource Guide | Video
Burkhart Center receives grant to develop first statewide resource guide for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Karlie Watts answers the phone at her job with much more confidence than she ever had in high school.
“The Burkhart Center – this is Karlie Watts, may I help you?” she states deliberately, as if from a script.
Karlie is one of many young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders working and receiving job coaching at the Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research in Texas Tech’s College of Education. [more]
Summer may be over, but here are a few stories you shouldn't miss from Lubbock all the way to Africa.
Science: It's a Girl Thing
Girls get hands-on science experience with IDEAL Program. [more]
Students Shake Hands with Their Future
Program gives students an opportunity to learn which college degrees lead to certain careers. [more]
From Africa with Love: The adventures and notes of Angie Reid, a Texas Tech student studying in Africa.
Angie conducted directed research as part of an undergraduate field studies program in the wilds of Kenya. We have lived her adventures vicariously over the course of her work. [more]
School of Law Ranked in Top 10 for Best Value in the Nation
As costs of attending professional schools skyrocket and admission standards increase, Texas Tech’s School of Law remains accessible as one of the nations’ best values – national sources say so! [more]
An Addiction for Clay
Sometimes, a bad razzing from a few good friends can bring out the best in someone. [more]
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Books Make Great Gifts
Shop now for the holidays at Texas Tech University Press. [more]
Books Rake in Awards
Award-winning authors highlight life in the greater Southwest through their work. [more]
U.S. Gets Emissions Wake-Up Call
Scientists call for 80 percent drop in U.S. emissions by 2050 to avoid dangerous warming.
By 2050, the United States must cut its emissions by at least 80 percent below those created in the year 2000 if the world is to avoid potentially dangerous impacts of human-induced climate change, according to a report released by scientists at Texas Tech University, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and Stanford University. [more]
An exhibit curated by English professor chronicles the commodification of Shakespeare.
If it wasn’t for an 18th-century businessman named John Boydell, Shakespeare might not be the household name he is today. [more]
Bringin' it Back
Be a part of the Lady Raider basketball experience! [more]
Batter Up! Baseball Team Announces 2008 Schedule
Fans will have 34 home dates to catch the Red Raiders in action. [more]
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New Presidential Scholarship to Honor Employee
Scholarship endowment is a tribute to long-time employee Marcie Beasley. [more]
The Office of Admissions has a reminder for anyone who knows a student thinking about attending Texas Tech University. [more]
Alumni Association Hosts Carol of Lights Pre-Lighting Festival
Come early for the Carol of Lights and enjoy good parking and free food. [more]
Braly, Furgeson, Ligon Named Distinguished Alumni
From leading health organizations to practicing law, Texas Tech alumni honored at the Distinguished Alumni Dinner this year. [more]
Live in the Heart of Lubbock at Raider Ranch
Texas' newest master-planned, gated community for those 55 and older. [more]
Alumni Association Partnership with Kaplan Test Prep
The Alumni Association has partnered with Kaplan Test Prep to offer members and their immediate families a $100 discount off the retail price on Kaplan courses. [more]
Get Your Red Raider Card
Support Texas Tech without spending an extra dollar. Every time you buy groceries or fill up your gas tank you can support your alma mater by using the Chase Red Raider MasterCard. [more]