Researcher: Bee Colony Collapse Associated with Viral, Fungal Infection

The sudden death of bee colonies since late 2006 across North America has stumped scientists. But today, researchers may have a greater understanding of the mysterious colony collapse disorder, said a Texas Tech biologist.

Shan Bilimoria, a professor and molecular virologist, said the bees may be taking a one-two punch from both an insect virus and a fungus, which may be causing bees to die off by the billions. [more]


news

School of Law Students Represent Everyday Taxpayers

Students are giving back to the community. [more]



Schools of Law and Business Listed in Princeton Review

The School of Law and the Rawls College of Business have positions in the 2011 editions of The Best 172 Law Schools and The Best 300 Business Schools, respectively. [more]


A New Voice for Texas Tech

New academic podcast series, AcademiCast, launched Nov. 3. [more]



Texas Tech Engineering Receives $1.75 Million in NSF Grants

The College of Engineering has gained research support from the National Science Foundation. [more]



Engineer's Children's Book Wins National Recognition

"Engineering Elephants" is geared for children ages 4 to 8. [more]


Rawls College of Business Turns out Top CPAs

Exam pass rate is in the top 15 nationally. [more]

Former Columbia Astronaut Named Engineering Dean

Albert Sacco Jr. was selected from a pool of 56 applicants. [more]



Graduate Earns Prestigious Chess Title

Gergely Antal has just received his grandmaster title. [more]



Texas Tech Announces Interim Dean of Graduate School

Peggy Gordon Miller will serve as interim dean beginning Nov. 1. [more]



An Iconic Story Changed by Society

Texas Tech researcher debuts new book about political rhetoric involved in the Salem witch trials. [more]


Whitacre College of Engineering Receives $48,500 from Exxon Mobil Corp.

The grant will allow departments to use the money for educational purposes such as scholarships, field trips and visiting speakers. [more]



Book of Stories Inspired by the Grateful Dead's Influence

Musicians were not the only ones influenced by the band. [more]


research

Professor Links Brain Reactions to Marketing Tactics

Shannon Rinaldo received a $55,000 grant from a private donor to fund the new Physiological and Neural Imaging Laboratory. [more]


West Nile Virus Discovered in Texas Quail Population

Researchers with a conservation alliance based at Texas Tech have found a quail loaded with high levels of the antibody that fights West Nile virus. [more]



Paleontologist to Discuss Discovery of 'Missing Link' Sauropod Dinosaur

Researchers found the first complete skeleton of an early sauropod, the prototype for what would become some of the largest animals to walk the earth. [more]


College of Human Sciences Dedicates Research Suite

The suite is named in honor of and funded by alumna Iva Lea Barton. [more]



Using Video Games to Decrease Child Obesity

Fitness video games might hold the answer to children becoming more active. [more]

Library Showcases the Changing FACE of Faculty Research

The exhibit includes 125 interactive demonstrations. [more]




Grad Student Describes Toothy Microfossils at Geological Society of America Meeting

Though scientists have long known about conodonts, Nicole Peavey said only recently have scientists begun to understand them. [more]


Researchers Teach Iraqi Government Delegation How to Fund Science, Technology Research

Texas Tech researchers hope to help Iraq rebuild research infrastructure. [more]



Imported Grape Varieties May Excel on the South Plains

Certain European grapes may just flourish in West Texas. [more]



Researchers to Save More Than $250,000 For Odessa's Medical Center Hospital

Two Texas Tech engineering faculty have partnered with the hospital to save money every year. [more]

traditions

Students Walk Among the Halls of Government

Students are able to intern in D.C. and Austin. [more]


Two Tons of Tradition: Alumni Association Unveils Class Ring Sculpture

The bronze sculpture of the Texas Tech official class ring is located southeast of the Merket Alumni Center. [more]


A Simple Song Turned into an Everlasting Tradition

In 1936 Carroll McMath never thought his words on paper would one day be sung by all. [more]

alumni news


Holiday Gift Ideas

You do not have to fight the crowds this holiday season because the Texas Tech Alumni Association has many different gift ideas. [more]


Alumni Association Hosts Carol Of Lights Pre-lighting Festival

Come early for the Carol of Lights and enjoy free food and a visit from Santa Claus. [more]



Get Your Red Raider MasterCard

Support Texas Tech without spending an extra dollar. [more]




Texas Tech Official Class Ring Ceremonies

The Texas Tech Alumni Association will hold its Official Texas Tech Class Ring ceremonies for the fall semester. [more]

 

 

athletics news

More Than Just a Ball Game

Three soldiers from the Wounded Warrior Project served as honorary captains during the Texas Tech vs. Missouri game. [more]



Texas Tech Athletics Offer Discounts through Facebook® Deals

The Red Raiders are honored to be one of the first organizations to participate in the launch. [more]

Red Raiders Open Season Friday at 7 p.m.

The 2010-2011 Texas Tech basketball season begins Nov. 12 with the Red Raiders hosting a new opponent. [more]




Willis Named National Coordinator of the Week

Rivals.com tabs Willis nation's top coordinator after dominating defensive effort against No. 14 Missouri. [more]