June 2009 Edition

Research/Academic Showcase

Tier One Legislation Outlines Course of Action for Texas Tech

Texas Tech Earns Environmental Excellence Award

Texas Tech Receives Patent for Decontamination Wipe Creation Process

Wind Researchers to Participate in Historic Tornado Project

Texas Tech University Partners in $28 Million Department of Energy Project

Texas Tech Biodefense Law Center Nets Five-Year Funding

Campus Connection

Texas Tech... Making a Splash!

Texas Tech Names Interim Dean of Whitacre College of Engineering

College of Education Interim Dean Appointed

Autism Center Names Interim Director

Students Receive Top Honors at Dallas Style Symposium

Ad Team Wins Regional Competition in Houston

Ranch Horse Team Wins National Title

Employees Honored with Quality Service Awards

High Achieving Advisors Honored By Texas Tech

Students Honored During May Commencement Exercises

Alumni News

Nuclear Energy Research Safe in the Hands of Alumnus

Alumni Association Breaks Ground on New Addition

Alumni Events for Summer 2009

Get Your Red Raider MasterCard

Texas Tech Trivia Book On Sale Now!

University Wallpaper

Get Red Raider Wallpaper for Your Desktop

Athletics

Texas Tech Heisman Campaign Wins National Award

Golf's Floren Named to All-Big 12 Team

Dowdy Named to the 2009 Women's Junior National Team

2009 Baseball Season In Review

Texas Tech University Press News

Leap into a Good Read This Summer

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Tier One Legislation Outlines Course of Action for Texas Tech

The Texas Legislature has set in place a framework and funding sources for Texas Tech University and six other institutions to earn the designation of national research university.

No one university has a better chance of achieving the designation than the others. Rather the Tier One legislation sets criteria and leaves it to the seven emerging research universities to meet the standards. [more]

Texas Tech Earns Environmental Excellence Award

Texas Tech Earns Environmental Excellence Award

The Institute of Environmental and Human Health received the 2009 Texas Environmental Excellence Award from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. [more]

Texas Tech Receives Patent for Decontamination Wipe Creation Process

Texas Tech Receives Patent for Decontamination Wipe Creation Process

The university has secured the intellectual property protection to produce the lauded FibertectTM decontamination wipe. [more]

Wind Researchers to Participate in Historic Tornado Project

Researchers from Texas Tech's Atmospheric Science group will participate in a field project to uncover the secrets of tornadoes. [more]

Texas Tech University Partners in $28 Million Department of Energy Project

Texas Tech University Partners in $28 Million Department of Energy Project

The partnership will create the nation’s largest collaborative research wind farm for Texas Tech and the Department of Energy’s ongoing research on wind power generation. [more]

Texas Tech Biodefense Law Center Nets Five-Year Funding

The Center for Biodefense, Law and Public Policy at Texas Tech will serve as the Law, Policy and Ethics Core for the WRCE until 2014. [more]

Kelly Beierschmitt

Nuclear Energy Research Safe in the Hands of Alumnus

Former Red Raider Kelly Beierschmitt is the director of Nuclear Operations at one of the nation's most prestigious nuclear research facilities. [more]

Texas Tech Leisure Pool

Texas Tech… Making a Splash!

Texas Tech University’s new Student Leisure Pool, touted as the newest, largest and most prestigious of its kind in the country, is now open. [more]

Bell Tower by Ryan Pharis

Campus Connection

Texas Tech Names Interim Dean of Whitacre College of Engineering

Jon C. Strauss will serve as interim dean beginning in June, replacing Pamela Eibeck. [more]

College of Education Interim Dean Appointed

Charles P. Ruch will serve as interim dean of the College of Education, effective June 1. [more]

Autism Center Names Interim Director

Janice Magness will take over as director for the Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research at Texas Tech. [more]

Students Receive Top Honors at Dallas Style Symposium

Apparel Design and Manufacturing students claim five awards at premier fashion career event. [more]

Ad Team Wins Regional Competition in Houston

Team to present alcohol consumption awareness campaign during National Student Advertising Competition in Washington, D.C. [more]

Ranch Horse Team Wins National Title

With wins at the inaugural ASHA National Championship Collegiate Stock Horse Show, the Ranch Horse Team claims the national championship and an undefeated season. [more]

Employees Honored with Quality Service Awards

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

High Achieving Advisors Honored By Texas Tech

Bush and Arellano recognized for exceptional efforts in academic advising at Texas Tech. [more]

Students Honored During May Commencement Exercises

More than 3,100 students received diplomas May 8-9 during five ceremonies at the United Spirit Arena.

View photos and video of commencement speakers. [more]

University Press News

Leap into a Good Read This Summer

Texas Tech University Press Introduces "Leap: Poems" by Elizabeth Haukaas, a compilation of poems focusing on the difficult subjects of life and survival. [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]

Pass or Catch 2008

Athletic News

Texas Tech Heisman Campaign Wins National Award

Athletics Media Relations Office wins Telly Award for “Pass or Catch 2008” campaign. [more]

Golf's Floren Named to All-Big 12 Team

Red Raider receives first Big 12 Conference honor. [more]

Dowdy Named to the 2009 Women's Junior National Team

Practice begins on July 5th in Chula Vista, Calif. [more]

2009 Baseball Season In Review

Texas Tech's overall season record doesn't do justice to the major strides that this program took in 2009. [more]

Alumni News

Alumni Association Breaks Ground on New Addition

The $4 million Peggy and Bill Dean Expansion to Merket Alumni Center will nearly double the current size of the facility. [more]

Alumni Events for Summer 2009

Texas Tech and the Alumni Association will host events for summer 2009 and beyond! [more]

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]

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]