April 2009 Edition

Research/Academic Showcase

TIEHH Unveils State-of-the-Art Nonwoven Lab

Keeping Boomers from Going Bust

Hispanic Immigration: Facts versus Fallacies, Clarifying America's Opportunity

Weakening Economy Hits Textile Industry

This Isn't Your Daddy's MBA

CIA Releases Newly Declassified Intelligence

Campus Connection

Know What I Mean? From Welfare to Princeton

Texas Tech, McLennan Community College Announce Partnership

Texas Tech Joins Prestigious Supercomputing Club

Rawls College of Business Programs Nationally Ranked

SPICE Director Appointed to World Chess Federation Committee

Law Professor Reappointed to State Disabilities Committee

Law Professor Garners State Bar Publishing Award

School of Law Honors Distinguished Alumni

Engineering Alumni Honored

CASNR Teams Score High Marks in 2009

Law Teams Earn National Competition Berths

Blueberry Sausage Lifts Team to Las Vegas Win

National Ranching Heritage Center to Dedicate Bronze Steer

Sowing the Seeds of Tradition

Alumni News

The Toast of Downtown: Winemaker Uncorks Latest Venture

Graduate Gift Ideas

Spring into Action with Local Alumni Association Chapters

Get Your Red Raider MasterCard

What it Feels Like...

To Catch Bats in the Jungles of Malaysia

University Wallpaper

Get Red Raider Wallpaper for Your Desktop

Athletics

Tech, Baylor Game Moved to North Texas

Tech Brings Home Nine All-American Honors

Texas Tech Doles Out Football Awards

Texas Tech Men's Golf Team Jumps to Sixth in Final Round

Texas Tech University Press News

Texas Tech University Press Presents 'Cowboy Park: Steer-Roping Contests on the Border'

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TIEHH Unveils State-of-the-Art Nonwoven Lab

The Institute of Environmental and Human Health at Texas Tech University introduces a new, state-of-the-art fabric laboratory to help researchers continue creating products that can protect both military and civilian populations. [more]

Keeping Boomers from Going Bust

Keeping Boomers from Going Bust

Texas Tech professor and financial planning expert Deena Katz testifies during fact-finding hearing before U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging. [more]

Hispanic Immigration: Facts versus Fallacies, Clarifying America's Opportunity

Three Rawls College of Business professionals address the booming Hispanic population in the U.S. and its economic, political and social impacts. [more]

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CIA Releases Newly Declassified Intelligence

Assessments of Vietnam war-era intelligence released at Texas Tech University Vietnam Center's conference on Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand and the Vietnam War. [more]

Know What I Mean? From Welfare to Princeton

Michael Eric Dyson, hip-hop intellectual and best-selling author to speak at Mentor Tech Banquet. [more]

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Weakening Economy Hits Textile Industry

Cotton economists forecast U.S. loss in global cotton market; reduction in cotton acreage. [more]

This Isn’t Your Daddy’s MBA

Rawls College programs re-school professionals for changing business environment. [more]

Kim McPherson

The Toast of Downtown: Winemaker Uncorks Latest Venture

Texas Tech alumnus and son of Texas wine pioneer breaks new ground in Depot District. [more]

What It Feels Like...

They say every Red Raider has a story.

Get up close and personal to all aspects of our great university with our new series.

Find out What It Feels Like ... To Catch Bats in the Jungles of Malaysia. [more]

Bell Tower by Ryan Pharis

Campus Connection

Texas Tech, McLennan Community College Announce Partnership

Partnership will create new bachelor's and master's degree options for Central Texas residents. [more]

Texas Tech Joins Prestigious Supercomputing Club

Texas Tech ranks in the TOP500 Supercomputer rankings with the acquisition of the high performance computing cluster Grendel. [more]

Rawls College of Business Programs Nationally Ranked

Bachelor’s and physicians’ MBA programs recognized by national publications. [more]

SPICE Director Appointed to World Chess Federation Committee

Texas Tech’s Susan Polgar to co-chair the Commission for Women’s Chess. [more]

Law Professor Reappointed to State Disabilities Committee

Brian D. Shannon will serve a two-year term on the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities. [more]

Law Professor Garners State Bar Publishing Award

Alison Myhra honored for outstanding law review article by the Texas Bar Foundation. [more]

School of Law Honors Distinguished Alumni

Three School of Law alumni honored for outstanding contributions to the law community and Texas Tech University. [more]

Engineering Alumni Honored

Whitacre College of Engineering recognizes five distinguished engineers. [more]

CASNR Teams Score High Marks in 2009

Meat and wool judging, ranch horse and equestrian teams recognized for outstanding performances. [more]

Law Teams Earn National Competition Berths

Texas Tech School of Law moot court teams advance to national finals after winning regional rounds. [more]

Blueberry Sausage Lifts Team to Las Vegas Win

Animal Food Science team takes home first place win at Las Vegas expo for blueberry sausage creation. [more]

National Ranching Heritage Center Dedicates Bronze Steer

The longhorn sculpture will become the 17th steer in the NRHC herd. [more]

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Sowing the Seeds of Tradition

Bold reds, bright yellows and vivid greens are all the rage on campus for spring, thanks to the work of Texas Tech's Grounds Maintenance crews last fall. [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]

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

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

Athletic News

Texas Tech Masked Rider

Tech, Baylor Game Moved to North Texas

2009 matchup scheduled for new Cowboys’ stadium; Cotton Bowl Stadium in 2010. [more]

Tech Brings Home Nine All-American Honors

Kipyego falls in bid for her 10th NCAA title. [more]

Texas Tech Doles Out Football Awards

On the heels of arguably the greatest season in Texas Tech Football history, the coaching staff had plenty of awards to hand out at the annual spring BBQ. [more]

Texas Tech Men's Golf Team Jumps to Sixth in Final Round

The No. 10 Texas Tech men's golf team moved up to sixth place after shooting 301 in the final round of the Morris Williams Intercollegiate held in Austin. [more]

University Press News

Texas Tech University Press Presents 'Cowboy Park: Steer-Roping Contests on the Border'

The recovered story of rodeo’s Mexican proving ground – and the legendary ropers who competed there. [more]

Alumni News

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]

Spring into Action with Local Alumni Association Chapters

Opportunities for alumni to unite and participate with local alumni chapters. [more]

Get Your Red Raider MasterCard

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]