February 2010 Edition

Research/Academic Showcase

Texas Tech Makes Progress on Tier One Status

On the Streets: Why Homeless People Refuse Shelter

There's an (TTU Mobile) App for That

Tommy Tuberville Announces 2010 Football Class

Research Publishing and Funding May Be Just That Much Easier

Texas Tech Judging Teams Strive for Excellence Beyond Competitions

The Real Washington: Interns Set to Get Up Close and Personal with National Politics

Natural Wood is Transformed into Spectacular Artwork at the Museum of Texas Tech

Campus Connection

Latina of the Year Enrolls in Financial Planning Master's Program

Meat Judging Team Wins 10th National Western Stock Show

Livestock Judging Team Wins Big at National Western

Law Professor Elected to Prestigious National Legal Association

TIEHH Director Tapped to Serve on Environmental Excellence Committee

Human Development and Family Studies Professor Named Council on Family Relations Fellow

Law Team Wins National Arbitration Championship

Featured Alumni

The Man Behind the Flavor

Alumni News

Spring 2010 Graduation Fair

Hosts Needed for Dinner With 10 Red Raiders

Merket Alumni Center Expansion Project Continues

The Raider White Zinfandel Texas Tech Wine

Get Your Red Raider MasterCard

University Wallpaper

Get Red Raider Wallpaper for Your Desktop

Athletics

Tommy Tuberville Named 14th Head Football Coach At Texas Tech

Texas Tech Soccer Receives Invites to U.S. National Team

2010 Baseball Season Tickets On Sale Now

McHaney Scholars for 2009-10 Named

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Texas Tech Makes Progress on Tier One Status

Texas Tech University is well on its way to becoming the state’s next National Research University.

Achieving National Research University, or Tier One, status will have a transformative effect on Texas Tech. It will put Texas Tech into an elite category of universities, providing our students with unmatched educational opportunities. It also will expand the scope of Texas Tech’s research to meet the world’s needs and give a significant boost to the local, regional and state economies.

The National Research University designation is only a first step in the strategic planning of the university. The ultimate goal is to become one of the nation’s truly great public research institutions, a university that conducts research that changes lives, that educates students who are globally competitive, and that drives the formation of new businesses. [more]

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On the Streets: Why Homeless People Refuse Shelter

In his new book, sociologist Jason Wasserman uncovers shortcomings of social assistance programs. [more]

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There’s an (TTU Mobile) App for That

The TTU Mobile suite of apps allows you to contact others, find and bookmark courses, navigate your way around campus and more. [more]

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Tommy Tuberville Announces 2010 Football Class

First-year head coach welcomes 25 student-athletes to the Red Raider family. [more]

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Research Publishing and Funding May Be Just That Much Easier

Texas Tech economist Miaomiao Wang develops a networking formula that could help researchers receive funding and publish findings. [more]

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Contemporary Landscapes and Student Art Come Together in Land Art Exhibition

The exhibit wraps up a two-month field program by students in the College of Architecture. [more]

Bell Tower by Ryan Pharis

Campus Connection

Latina of the Year Enrolls in Financial Planning Master’s Program

After talking with current students, Rosa Ybarra was convinced that Texas Tech was the school for her. [more]

Meat Judging Team Wins 10th National Western Stock Show

The team has won 12 of the last 13 national meat judging competitions. [more]

Livestock Judging Team Wins Big at National Western

The Red Raiders won every division – cattle, sheep and goats, swine and oral reasons. [more]

Law Professor Elected to Prestigious National Legal Association

Ann Graham joins seven other Texas Tech law professors as members of American Law Institute. [more]

TIEHH Director Tapped to Serve on Environmental Excellence Committee

Ron Kendall was selected to serve on the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Committee for the 2010 Texas Environmental Excellence Awards. [more]

Human Development and Family Studies Professor Named Council on Family Relations Fellow

Judith Fischer was nominated by peers and selected for her history of outstanding contributions to the field of family studies. [more]

Knight Raiders Claims Three Chess Titles

The Texas Tech Knight Raiders qualified for a berth at the President’s Cup – college chess’ version of a final four championship. [more]

Law Team Wins National Arbitration Championship

Students defeated 14 teams, including the reigning champions, to clinch the title. [more]

Red Raider Wallpaper

Show your Red Raider pride on your desktop with beautiful campus shots courtesy of university photographers Artie Limmer and Joey Hernandez. [more]

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Texas Tech Judging Teams Strive for Excellence Beyond Competitions

Students from all over the country come to Texas Tech because of the success of judging programs. [more]

Daniel Brackeen

The Man Behind the Flavor

CASNR alum Daniel Brackeen developed the frozen yogurt known around the world as TCBY. [more]

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

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

natural wood art

Natural Wood is Transformed into Spectacular Artwork at the Museum of Texas Tech

Turning Wood Into Art: The Jane and Arthur Mason Collection runs Jan. 17 through April 4. [more]

Capitol Building

The Real Washington: Interns Set to Get Up Close and Personal with National Politics

Texas Tech students will travel to D.C. to observe how the government functions. [more]

Athletic News

Tommy Tuberville Named 14th Head Football Coach At Texas Tech

Texas Tech officially introduced Tommy Tuberville as the 14th head football coach in the Red Raider program's 85-year history. [more]

Texas Tech Soccer Receives Invites to U.S. National Team

Tiffini Smith, Taylor Lytle, and head coach Tom Stone will all join national teams in January. [more]

2010 Baseball Season Tickets On Sale Now

The boys of summer will begin turning up the heat at Dan Law Field in just under a month as the 2010 baseball season gets underway on Feb. 19. [more]

McHaney Scholars for 2009-10 Named

Seven student-athletes representing the nine women's programs at Texas Tech were recently selected as McHaney Scholars by the Marsha Sharp Leadership Circle (MSLC) in conjunction with each head coach. [more]

Alumni News

Spring 2010 Graduation Fair

Texas Tech students will have the opportunity for one-stop Commencement shopping at spring 2010 Graduation Fair. [more]

Hosts Needed for Dinner With 10 Red Raiders

Texas Tech students and alumni come together as strangers and leave as friends. [more]

Merket Alumni Center Expansion Project Continues

Construction progresses on the Peggy and Bill Dean Expansion to Merket Alumni Center, set to be complete in spring 2010. [more]

The Raider White Zinfandel Texas Tech Wine

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