June 2008 Edition

Research/Academic Showcase

Geosciences Professor Measuring Aftershocks of China's Deadly Earthquake

Texas Tech Opens New Institute of Comparative and Experimental Medicine

Grant Funds Help Researchers Clean Up, Understand Iraq Nuclear Program

Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Collecting and Creating Art

In Focus: CASNR

World Cotton Demand Expected to Soar in Next Decade

Texas Tech Women Prevail as NIRA Regional Rodeo Champions

Ranch Horse Team Sweeps to Victory and Undefeated Season

Campus Connection

Texas Tech Revamps Technology Commercialization Office to Aid Researchers

Regents Vote No Tuition Hike

Matt Baker Named Dean of Proposed College of Outreach and Distance Education

Students Awarded Goldwater Scholarships

Hospitality Services Wins Prestigious Gold Award

Gov. Perry Appoints Student Regent for University System

Employees Honored with Quality Service Awards

What It Feels Like

Alumni News

Get Your Red Raider MasterCard

Alumni Association Announces the Drive for 35 Campaign

Texas Tech Trivia Book On Sale Now!

Alumni Association to Host Events for Summer and Fall of 2008

A Lifetime of Memories

Featured Tradition

Dairy Barn and Silo: Udderly Innovative

2007-2008 Raider Reds Revealed!

University Wallpaper

June Wallpaper

Featured Alumni

Joyce Lavender Ranch

From Monahans to Mission Control

Athletics

Hays Steps Down As Head Baseball Coach At Texas Tech

Slew of Softball Players Receive Big 12 Accolades

Women's Track Team Wins Eight Individual Big 12 Titles

Five Red Raider Baseball Players Earn Academic All-Big 12 Accolades

Merrell, Ward Garner All-Conference Accolades

Crabtree Named to Playboy All-America Team

Texas Tech University Press News

University Press Author Wins Great Plains Book Prize

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Joyce Lavender Ranch

Flowering family business continues to sow deep ties to Texas Tech.

It was a weird sort of irony that Gary Yungblut met his wife, Jerilynn, in a botany class at Texas Tech. She was majoring in English, he in business. But neither was aware they’d pair up, start a family and, decades later, put that botany class to use forming the Joyce Lavender Ranch in Hermleigh. [more]

In Focus: CASNR

We have a lot of good news from the College of Natural Resources this month.

World Cotton Demand Expected to Soar in Next Decade

Researchers predict cotton demand to jump 50 percent in next decade due to China's growing needs. [more]

Texas Tech Women Prevail as NIRA Regional Rodeo Champions

The Texas Tech University Women’s Rodeo Team overwhelmed ropers and riders from 16 other universities. [more]

Ranch Horse Team Sweeps to Victory and Undefeated Season.

Riders from Texas Tech University’s Ranch Horse Team closed out an undefeated season, overpowering the competition and taking the top spots. [more]

Featured Tradition

Udderly Innovative: Texas Tech Dairy Barn & Silo

Bicycles and flip-flops cross the stark paths once traveled by hooves and wagon wheels. And in the center of Texas Tech’s Spanish Renaissance-inspired architecture of glass, steel and brick sits a relic, closed and quiet. [more]

June Wallpaper

Show your Red Raider pride on your desktop with "Will After the Storm" shot by Artie Limmer after a recent West Texas thunderstorm. [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.

Join a wind researcher in What It Feels Like ... To Shoot a 2x4 Through a Brick Wall ... [more]

Geosciences Professor Measuring Aftershocks of China's Deadly Earthquake

Professor and students study seismic activity of critical area near China's largest hydroelectric dam. [more]

Texas Tech Opens New Institute of Comparative and Experimental Medicine

A new interdisciplinary institute designed to improve human and animal health is a collaboration between Texas Tech University and the Health Sciences Center. [more]

Grant Funds Help Researchers Clean Up, Understand Iraq Nuclear Program

More than $1.3 million in funding helps continue safe remediation of contamination and broker science diplomacy. [more]

Campus Connection

Texas Tech Revamps Technology Commercialization Office to Aid Researchers

David L. Miller named Vice Chancellor of Commercialization. [more]

Regents Vote No Tuition Hike

Tuition and fees frozen for the 2008-2009 school year. [more]

Matt Baker Named Dean of Proposed College of Outreach and Distance Education

New college to give students world-wide, access to quality academic programs through distance education. [more]

Hospitality Services Wins Prestigious Gold Award

New Asian dining concept is drawing national attention. [more]

Gov. Perry Appoints Student Regent for University System

Kelli Stumbo to represent Texas Tech University System students for the 2008-2009 school year. [more]

Employees Honored with Quality Service Awards

Staff members recognized for representing the university with excellent customer service. [more]

Anthony Quinn: A Lifetime of Collecting and Creating Art

Texas Tech Museum hosts an exhibition featuring the art and collections of award-winning actor and artist.

From bits of wood and sea shells to world-renowned artists such as Renoir and Matisse, Anthony Quinn’s art and the works he collected demonstrate that art is found everywhere. [more]

Wait, there's more news @ Texas Tech Today!

Don't forget, check the online news center for current Texas Tech news! [more]

More Tradition

2007-2008 Raider Reds Revealed!

The students behind the mascot are revealed and recognized at second annual Passing of the Guns ceremony. [more]

University Press News

University Press Author Wins Great Plains Book Prize

Book draws link between the 1934 establishment of the Tribal Council System and the 1973 siege at Wounded Knee. [more]

More Alumni

From Monahans to Mission Control

When Sally Davis entered Texas Tech University in 1976 it was a huge, scary step for a girl from the small West Texas town of Monahans.

But this small town girl has come a long way. When the Space Shuttle Atlantis docked with the International Space Station in February, Davis was the woman in charge in Mission Control when astronauts deployed the Columbus Laboratory. [more]

Athletic News

Hays Steps Down As Head Baseball Coach At Texas Tech

The legendary skipper ends 22 seasons as the head coach of the Red Raiders. [more]

Slew of Softball Players Receive Big 12 Accolades

Three Red Raiders named all-conference, eight receive academic all-conference awards. [more]

Women's Track Team Wins Eight Individual Big 12 Titles

Red Raiders win most combined titles in conference history. [more]

Five Red Raider Baseball Players Earn Academic All-Big 12 Accolades

Jason Seefeld, Roger Kieschnick and Brian Cloud named to the first team. [more]

Merrell, Ward Garner All-Conference Accolades

Men's golf duo's strong play at conference tourney impresses league's coaches. [more]

Crabtree Named to Playboy All-America Team

Sophomore wide receiver is eighth Red Raider to receive the preseason honor. [more]

Alumni News

Get Your Red Raider MasterCard

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]

Alumni Association Announces the Drive for 35 Campaign

Association hopes to increase alumni membership to 35,000 by 2010. [more]

Texas Tech Trivia Book On Sale Now!

“Tech Trivia” is the perfect gift for any Red Raider. It includes interesting facts about all facets of the university, including academics, athletics and student life. [more]

Alumni Association to Host Events for Summer and Fall of 2008

From baseball games to scholarship banquets, the Alumni Association has filled it's calendar with a variety of events. [more]

A Lifetime of Memories

Alumni gather to celebrate a 50-year connection and lifelong memories. [more]