March 2010 Edition

Research/Academic Showcase

Texas Tech Sets Enrollment Record

Not Lost in Space: Professor Recovers Data from Apollo Missions

Red Raider Helps Bring Home the Bronze in Vancouver

2010 Distinguished Engineering Student Named

Viticulture Grads Ready to Turn Their Dreams into Reality

Engineering Students 'GEAR' Up for Robotics Challenge

Horn Professors Named

Texas Tech Basketball Fan Extraordinaire

Building a Rennaissance in West Texas

Enjoy an Evening of Jazz from 'Schoolhouse Rock!' Creator

Creating Tomorrow's Women Leaders Today

Sprechen Sie Deutsch? These Red Raiders Do

Exhibit Showcases Study Abroad Experiences

Campus Connection

Education Professor Earns Community Builder Award

Texas Tech Researchers to Present New Technologies and Inventions

Meat Judging Team Continues Winning Streak

Cheerleaders Root for Texas in All-Star Showdown

Professor Named to National Child Traumatic Stress Organization

Horticulture Judging Team Clinches 2nd Place in Orlando

CASNR Honors Alumni

Summer Science Camp Teaches Students to Dream Big

Exhibit to Showcase Senior Art Students

Two Texas Tech Staff Members Selected for Texas Leadership Organization

Original Artwork Showcased in ColorPrint USA Exhibition

Featured Alumni

Sailing on New Seas: Engineering Alumnus To Serve as Commander for Massive Navy Aircraft Carrier

Alumni News

Parking Garage to Add Spots for Game Day

Texas Tech Alumni Association Scholarships

Merket Alumni Center Expansion Project Continues

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Get Red Raider Wallpaper for Your Desktop

Athletics

Murphree Named First Team Academic All-District VI

Lady Raiders Set Distance Medley Relay School Record

Okafor Named Chick-fil-A Community Champion

Hoffert Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

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Texas Tech Sets Enrollment Record

For the second straight year, Texas Tech has set a spring semester enrollment record.

Final spring 2010 enrollment stands at 28,014, up from 26,528 in spring 2009, a 5.60 percent increase. [more]

Apollo moon mission

Not Lost in Space: Professor Recovers Data from Apollo Missions

Geosciences expert Seiichi Nagihara is helping NASA restore and reanalyze data received from the moon. [more]

Jordan Malone

Red Raider Helps Bring Home the Bronze in Vancouver

Texas Tech University Independent School District alum Jordan Malone gave his all during his last chance to medal. [more]

Amber Lubbers

2010 Distinguished Engineering Student Named

Amber Lubbers was selected because of her hard work, achievements and honors. [more]

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Viticulture Grads Ready to Turn Their Dreams into Reality

Viticulture program prepares students for winemaking and vineyard management. [more]

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Engineering Students 'GEAR' Up for Robotics Challenge

Elementary and middle school students compete in the challenge by building and programming LEGO robots in teams and are mentored by Texas Tech engineering students. [more]

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Horn Professors Named

Linda Allen, Sindee Simon and Vickie Sutton have earned the highest honor they can receive from the university. [more]

Jeff Orr

Texas Tech Basketball Fan Extraordinaire

In a display of true spirit, one Red Raider fan stands out among the rest. [more]

Bell Tower by Ryan Pharis

Campus Connection

Education Professor Earns Community Builder Award

Kelly Fox will be recognized for her service to the community and Texas Tech in April. [more]

Texas Tech Researchers to Present New Technologies and Inventions

Four researchers have been selected to showcase their expertise to venture capitalists and license partners in Arlington March 16-17. [more]

Meat Judging Team Continues Winning Streak

The team received first place at the Southwestern Livestock Show with a score of more than 4,000 points. [more]

Cheerleaders Root for Texas in All-Star Showdown

Texas Tech cheerleaders were one of two teams invited to participate in the Texas vs. the Nation all-star game. [more]

Professor Named to National Child Traumatic Stress Organization

Jeffrey Wherry will serve a two-year term representing professionals and organizations that were once supported by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. [more]

Horticulture Judging Team Clinches 2nd Place in Orlando

The four-member Red Raider team competed in the association of collegiate branches’ competition for plant identification and judging. [more]

CASNR Honors Alumni

Six distinguished alumni with significant contributions to society were recognized for their accomplishments. [more]

Summer Science Camp Teaches Students to Dream Big

Texas Tech will be one of 30 universities to host an ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp in 2010. [more]

Exhibit to Showcase Senior Art Students

The exhibition features work in all media ranging from ceramics, jewelry design and metalsmithing, to painting and drawing, photography, printmaking and sculpture. [more]

Two Texas Tech Staff Members Selected for Texas Leadership Organization

Kelly Overley and Alicia Knight named to Texas Lyceum Board of Directors for a three-year term. [more]

Original Artwork Showcased in ColorPrint USA Exhibition

The Museum of Texas Tech's ColorPrint USA 40th Anniversary exhibition begins March 7. [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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Building a Renaissance in West Texas

From its buildings topped with red tile roofs, to the ornately decorated structures, Texas Tech is known as one of the prettiest university campuses thanks to the vision of the master builders. [more]

John D. Alexander

Sailing on New Seas: Engineering Alumnus To Serve as Commander for Massive Navy Aircraft Carrier

John D. Alexander stands at the helm of the 1,092-foot-long USS Abraham Lincoln. [more]

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

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

Bob Dorough

Enjoy an Evening of Jazz from 'Schoolhouse Rock!' Creator

Award-winning jazz artist Bob Dorough will perform a collection of his works on April 15. [more]

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Sprechen Sie Deutsch? These Red Raiders Do

Quedlinburg Center offers unique opportunities for students and faculty. [more]

President Bailey and Talkington Girls

Creating Tomorrow's Women Leaders Today

Student Council members from the Talkington School for Young Women Leaders receive star treatment from administrators and student government representatives. [more]

Jenna Anderson's artwork

Exhibit Showcases Study Abroad Experiences

The juried exhibit features photographs taken by students studying abroad on a variety of subjects from around the world. [more]

Athletic News

Murphree Named First Team Academic All-District VI

Lady Raider one of six student-athletes to receive district honor. [more]

Lady Raiders Set Distance Medley Relay School Record

The men's and women's distance medley relays ran NCAA Provisional times. [more]

Okafor Named Chick-fil-A Community Champion

Okafor is a redshirt freshman this season. [more]

Hoffert Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Senior rewarded $6,000 to continue trek toward becoming a strength and conditioning coach. [more]

Alumni News

Parking Garage to Add Spots for Game Day

Raider Park, a 563,584 square foot parking garage, will be available to purchase by Texas Tech fans looking for secure, covered parking that is close to Jones AT&T Stadium. [more]

Texas Tech Alumni Association Scholarships

One of the most worthwhile endeavors of the Texas Tech Alumni Association local chapters is the awarding of academic scholarships. [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]