Red Raiders Outlast Spartans in Valero Alamo Bowl, 41-31

Valero Alamo Bowl Sets New ESPN Ratings Record

The eyes of Texas and the nation were on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday night as the 2010 Valero Alamo Bowl matchup between the Red Raiders and the Michigan State drew a 5.6 television rating, making it the most watched bowl game in ESPN history.

The 5.6 television rating translates into 5,553,630 homes. The Valero Alamo Bowl broadcast rating ranked No. 1 among all ESPN bowls and will finish as the seventh highest rating among all bowls across on all networks this season trailing only the five BCS games and the Capital One Bowl. [more]

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Nine from 2009: Stories You Shouldn't Have Missed

As we look forward to a new year and a new decade, join us in reflecting on just a few of our amazing accomplishments. [more]

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Not a Gentleman’s War: An Inside View of Junior Officers in the Vietnam War

Vietnam combat veteran Ron Milam publishes first scholarly book challenging stereotype that junior officers were poorly trained, unmotivated and guilty of atrocious behavior. [more]

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"Lullaby Massage" Could Help Parents Calm Their Squirming Toddlers

A new book that marries the soothing qualities of lullaby and massage provides a sequence of massage techniques set to poetry intended to relax young children and ready them for bed. [more]

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New Technology May Boost Peanut Crops

Texas Tech remote sensing experts' work with peanut breeding specialists yields promising results. [more]

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Campus Connection

Texas Tech Vice President Appointed to Economic Development Board

Taylor Eighmy joins agency charged with promoting economic growth by creating high-quality jobs, attracting new capital investment, retaining and expanding existing businesses in Lubbock. [more]

Texas Tech Signs Agreements With Chinese University To Promote Academic Trade

Texas Tech University recently signed two new partnership agreements with China’s Lanzhou University to open the doors for Chinese students to study in the United States. [more]

Research Focuses on Helping Parents Adjust to Down Syndrome Diagnosis

Researchers are working to develop support information and resources for parents of children with Down syndrome and the professionals who work with them. [more]

Chancellor Wins State Leadership Award

Kent Hance honored for his work as chancellor, previous service as a Texas Senator, U.S. Congressman and Texas Railroad Commissioner. [more]

Students Invited to Share the Texas Tech Experience During Sibling Weekend 2010

Parent and Family Relations will host a fun, educational and spirit-filled weekend in February for Texas Tech students and their siblings between the ages of 8-15. [more]

Texas Tech Chancellor’s Council Announces Distinguished Teaching, Research Awards

Two faculty members selected for their passion and dedication to academics and research. [more]

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Red Raider Turns Communications Degree into Olympic Gold

When Michael Phelps electrified the world with his eight gold medals and seven world records at the 2008 Summer Olympics, it was a Mass Communications alum who helped guide him through the media gauntlet. [more]

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Show your Red Raider pride on your desktop.

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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Athletic News

Carter, Sharpe Named to Associated Press Teams

Red Raider interior linemen named All-Americans; Carter selected second straight year. [more]

Baseball To Hold January Infield Camps

Texas Tech Baseball will hold three infield camps in the month of January. [more]

Lytle Honored by the NSCAA

Sophomore picks up another honor after leading the team in assists. [more]

Alumni News

Alumni Association Offers Discounted Insurance Plans

The Texas Tech Alumni Association has partnered with several companies to offer Red Raiders a wide selection of insurance products. [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]