Texas Tech University Press News
Turning Waste into Fuel
Waste recycling system could supply 80 percent of nation’s energy.
If all of the cattle, swine and poultry waste across the United States could be collected and converted to electricity, the resulting energy could produce 80 percent of the nation’s current electrical power needs, while also generating marketable high-end plants and extracts. [more]
Spring Emergency Preparedness
Tests of critical emergency systems scheduled for March and April. [more]
Texas Tech launched a new online program to help faculty and staff assist students with mental health issues. [more]
What It Feels Like...
To Coach the Lady Raider Basketball Team.
Game day is no time for sleeping in. It’s the day Coach Kristy Curry looks forward to the most. It begins around 6:20 a.m.and doesn't end sometimes until the early morning hours the next day. Follow Coach Curry through her game day experience. [more]
Red Raider Wallpaper
Show your Red Raider pride on your desktop.
We will be selecting a new shot of our beautiful campus each month, courtesy of university photographers Artie Limmer and Joey Hernandez. [more]
Assistant Professor of Biology Wins New Education Research Grant
Tigga Kingston won $209,000 for her proposal to use research on Malaysian bats to develop an integrated biology curriculum for grades two to eight. [more]
Debaters Regain Top Ranking
According to new rankings, Texas Tech senior debaters Kristen Owen and Anthony Putnicki may be not only the elite team of this season, but also the best of all time. [more]
Law Team Advances to Mock Trial Nationals
Team wins 2008 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition and takes home several individual awards. [more]
Spring 2008 Commencement Speaker Announced
James A. Baker III, former U.S. Secretary of State and longtime statesman, to give commencement address. [more]
The “A Train” Makes a Spring Stop at Texas Tech
The Duke Ellington Orchestra brings jazz to Presidential Lecture & Performance Series. [more]
Texas Tech Begins Athletic Department Self-Study
The year-long, campus-wide study is part of the NCAA Division I athletics certification program, covering academic integrity, governance and commitment to rules compliance as well as equity and student-athlete wellbeing. [more]
Texas Tech Hosts Lone Star Graduate Diversity Colloquium
The Lone Star Graduate Diversity Colloquium is a collective effort by all colleges and universities in Texas to encourage more underrepresented minorities, women and first-generation college students to stay in Texas to complete their graduate education. [more]
Engineering Faculty Members Chosen for Fulbright Grants
Stephen Ekwaro-Osire and Jordan Berg chosen among 800 U.S. faculty and professionals to lecture and conduct research in 140 countries around the world. [more]
Child Development Research Center Among First in Nation to Earn National Accreditation
The CDRC is one of the first early childhood programs in the nation to earn new higher-standard accreditation from the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. [more]
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- Habitat for Humanity Honors Interior Design Students
- Four Faculty Members Receive Highest Faculty Honor
- Quilt Collector and Author to Sign Books at National Ranching Heritage Center
Don't forget, check the online news center for current Texas Tech news! [more]
Red Raiders: You, Too, Can YouTube
Texas Tech launches channel on online video giant.
Texas Tech University announces the launch of an official channel developed in cooperation with YouTube.
YouTube is the leading online video community that allows people to discover, watch and share originally created video. [more]
College of Engineering and ConocoPhillips Partner for Students
Texas Tech University announces a $500,000 five-year partnership with ConocoPhillips establishing the ConocoPhillips Academic Success Bridge Program for freshman engineering students at Texas Tech. [more]
University Press News
From the Saddle to the City Streets
When Sharon Spinks inherited a cabinet full of case files from her husband's grandfather, the late Texas Ranger Arthur Hill, she began a five-year quest to document the 20th-century ranger's experience in the Big Bend region. [more]
Director Elected to State Literary Group
Noel R. Parsons will be inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters for his work in advancing Texas literature. [more]
Author Receives Major Award
Melodie Cuate honored for her representation of Texas history through her series of books. [more]
Graduates Pucker Up for Word Power
Beyond the passageway of the Electrical Engineering Building sits a stone upon a stand. Students pass the monument daily, but few read the inscription describing this small piece of clout and tradition at Texas Tech – the Blarney Stone. [more]
Alumna and Artist on Display at White House
Wana Beth Fox received an invitation to the White House from Laura Bush Nov. 1, 2007.
But it wasn’t for any business of state. In fact, the First Lady invited the 73-year-old graduate of Texas Tech, and other artists from across the country, to a reception thanking them for painting the ornaments adorning the Blue Room Christmas tree in the White House. [more]
A New Knight at Texas Tech
Following in his father's footsteps, Pat Knight replaces his legendary father Bob as head coach of the Red Raiders. [more]
Texas Tech Football News and Notes
See where former Red Raiders are making headlines. Also, mark your calendars with the spring practice schedule and 2008 football schedule. [more]
Sixteen Players Join The Red Raiders On Signing Day
Class highlighted by fourth-ranked defensive end group; six enrolled in January. [more]
Class of 1958 to be Honored at 50th Class Reunion
The 50th Reunion is an annual, three-day spring event that provides attendees the opportunity to come together with classmates and rekindle friendships. [more]
Graduate Gift Ideas
For the person who is wondering what to purchase for their college graduate this year, the Alumni Association offers many amazing gift opportunities. [more]