March 2009 Edition

Research/Academic Showcase

Governor Appoints Three New Regents

Bat Expert Takes Elementary School Students on a Virtual Research Adventure

Nonwoven Technology Partnership Promises Advancements in Safety Fabrics

Texas Tech Business Students Have the Ear of the Auto Industry

Personal Financial Planning Division Creates Groundbreaking Study

Campus Connection

The President's Home: A New Era of Grandeur

President Names Munoz to New Vice Presidential Post

Texas Tech Again Earns Spot on President's Honor Roll

TIEHH Researcher Named Hispanic Education Association Fellow

The New Faces on Capitol Hill

Students Invade Austin, Washington

School of Law Launches New Journal

Buy a Brick, Bring a Graduate

Mass Communications Inducts Olympics Media Director, Former Faculty Member to Hall of Fame

CASNR Honors Distinguished Alumni

Texas Tech Mascots Receive Special Valentines

Development

Texas Tech Dedicates New Schwab Technology Complex

Alumni News

The Road Home from Tuna

$500,000 Gift Creates McKenzie Ballroom at Merket Alumni Center

The Official Texas Tech Class Ring

50th Reunion Set for Class of '59

Introducing the 2008 Raider White Zinfandel

What it Feels Like...

To Give Texas Tech its Morning Buzz

University Wallpaper

Get Red Raider Wallpaper for Your Desktop

Athletics

Leach, Texas Tech Agree on New Contract

Texas Tech vs. Texas Game Moved To September 19

Four Student-Athletic Trainers Earn NFL Internships

Texas Tech Signs 25 to National Letters of Intent

Texas Tech University Press News

Texas Tech University Press Presents 'Leap Poems'

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Governor Appoints Three New Regents

John Huffaker of Amarillo, Mickey L. Long of Midland and Nancy Neal of Lubbock take their positions after confirmation by the Texas State Senate.

The terms of the new regents will expire Jan. 31, 2015. [more]

bat

Bat Expert Takes Elementary School Students on a Virtual Research Adventure

Texas Tech researcher Tigga Kingston to beam satellite lessons on Malaysian bats to school children. [more]

Nonwoven Technology Partnership Promises Advancements in Safety Fabrics

TIEHH Announces Partnership with Enercon Industries Corp. for advancement of nonwoven and technical textiles. [more]

car

Texas Tech Business Students Have the Ear of the Auto Industry

Research from the Rawls College of Business predicts Generation Y will drive auto markets to adapt to their plugged-in lifestyles. [more]

Personal Financial Planning Division Creates Groundbreaking Study

Survey gives financial planning employers voice in curriculum development. [more]

Jaston Williams

The Road Home from Tuna

Texas Tech Alumnus and actor Jaston Williams makes millions laugh each year with his comedic plays. [more]

 

The President's Home: A New Era of Grandeur

After 85 years, the original President's Home on campus still stands as a testament to the indelible foundations of Texas Tech University. [more]

Bell Tower by Ryan Pharis

Campus Connection

President Names Munoz to New Vice Presidential Post

Juan Sanchez Munoz named new vice president of institutional diversity, equity and community engagement. [more]

Texas Tech Again Earns Spot on President's Honor Roll

University named to 2008 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for commitment to service learning and civic engagement. [more]

TIEHH Researcher Named Hispanic Education Association Fellow

American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education names Jaclyn Cañas a 2009 Junior Faculty Fellow. [more]

The New Faces on Capitol Hill

Thirteen new interns will be living and working in Washington, D.C. as part of The President's Congressional Internship Program. [more]

Students Invade Austin, Washington

Students and administrators take Texas Tech’s message to legislators at U.S. and Texas capitals. [more]

School of Law Launches New Journal

The Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal is the first of its kind. [more]

Buy a Brick, Bring a Graduate

Student Government Association is "Paving the Way to Student Success" with the first graduate scholarship program. [more]

Mass Communications Inducts Olympics Media Director, Former Faculty Member to Hall of Fame

Bob Condron and Dennis Harp recognized for their contributions to the field of mass communications at 37th Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. [more]

CASNR Honors Distinguished Alumni

Six individuals honored for their contributions to society and career accomplishments in agriculture and natural resources. [more]

Texas Tech Mascots Receive Special Valentines

Two enthusiastic fans show their love for the Masked Rider and Raider Red using Texas Tech's social media outlets. [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 Give Texas Tech its Morning Buzz. [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]

Development

Texas Tech Dedicates New Schwab Technology Complex

Schwab Complex provides computer lab, classroom and resource center to support the Personal Financial Planning Program. [more]

Athletic News

Texas Tech Football

Leach, Texas Tech Agree on New Contract

Texas Tech and Mike Leach agreed on a new contract that extends the nine-year Red Raider head coach through the 2013 season. [more]

Texas Tech vs. Texas Game Moved To September 19

Red Raiders, Longhorns match-up will air nationally on ABC at 7 p.m. CT. [more]

Four Student-Athletic Trainers Earn NFL Internships

Brandon Hawk, Kyle Fisher, Kurt Wood and Josh King will represent Texas Tech this summer [more]

Texas Tech Signs 25 to National Letters of Intent

Red Raiders capitalize on successful 2008 campaign, ink another solid class [more]

University Press News

Texas Tech University Press Presents 'Leap Poems'

The poems by Elizabeth Haukaas focus on difficult subjects that resonate with life and survival. [more]

Alumni News

$500,000 Gift Creates McKenzie Ballroom at Merket Alumni Center

Mickey and Barbara McKenzie give major boost to $4 million project. [more]

The Official Texas Tech Class Ring

Since 1999, Texas Tech has had one universal symbol of academic achievement – The Official Texas Tech Class Ring. [more]

50th Reunion Set for Class of ‘59

An opportunity for alumni to reunite with classmates and friends. [more]

Introducing the 2008 Raider White Zinfandel

The Llano Estacado Winery is proud to present its latest Red Raider wine. [more]