Knight Raiders Win Final Four: Best College Chess Team In Nation

After a victory that hinged on the last match of the last round of the Final Four of Chess, Texas Tech clinched the title of best college chess team in the nation.

The Knight Raiders entered the tournament as the 4th seed with an average rating of 50 points lower than the other three teams, and pulled off the upset after a series of team round-robin games in the President's Cup. [more]


news

Society Earns Two Awards from American Institute of Physics

The chapter was named as an Outstanding SPS Chapter as well as a second consecutive Marsh W. White Outreach Award winner. [more]


Admitted Student Website Launched

The new site features a personalized freshman checklist. [more]



Expert Discusses the 1966 Batman Movie and Why it Matters

Texas Tech associate librarian is an expert in comics and pop culture. [more]



Livestock Judging Team Finishes with Win in Houston

The team brought home their second win of the spring. [more]


Rawls College of Business Honors Distinguished Alumni

Three alumni were honored March 31. [more]



Teens Make History at 2011 SPICE Spring Chess Invitational

Darwin Yang became the youngest International Master in Texas. [more]



Meat Judging Team Wins and Shows at Houston Livestock Show

This is the seventh consecutive year the Red Raiders won the competition. [more]


Engineering Grad Programs Among Best

Engineering overall graduate engineering program and six individual degree programs are ranked by U.S.News and World Report. [more]




research

Texas Tech Joins Prestigious Consortium

Texas Tech is one of 98 universities making up the Oak Ridge Associated Universities consortium. [more]



Texas Tech Creates Near-Real-Time Map of Japan Quake Aftershocks

The map depicts the aftershocks occurring globally following the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Japan. [more]




Radiation Expert Discusses Japan Nuclear Power Plant Concerns

Ron Chesser explains importance of cooling the reactors after they've been shut down. [more]


traditions

Texas Tech a Launching Pad for a Pulitzer Prize Winner

Tod Robberson reflects on his time at Texas Tech. [more]

Raiders Helping Others: Students Use Spring Break to Volunteer

The on-campus resident group volunteered at Give Kids the World, a resort for children with life-threatening illnesses. [more]

alumni news

Spring Ring Ceremony Dates Set

The Spring 2011 Ring Ceremonies will take place April 26 and 27 at Merket Alumni Center. [more]



Find Your Legacy Moment

Introduce your child to the traditions of Texas Tech. [more]

Get Your Home Savings Today

Association members are eligible for savings when they buy, sell or refinance a home. [more]


Join TTAA for the First "Beer and Burgers Bash"

Students with a valid Texas Tech ID will be admitted for free to enjoy a night with fellow Red Raiders. [more]


 

 

athletics news

Billy Clyde Gillispie Named Head Basketball Coach At Texas Tech

Gillispie returns to the Big 12 Conference where he was a three-time Coach of the Year recipient. [more]


Ullathorne Named Big 12 Tennis Player of the Week

It is the first Big 12 award of the season for the Tech women's tennis team. [more]

2011 Texas Tech Football Spring Review

Spring practice is in the books and texastech.com has a complete review. [more]



Raider Power: Texas Tech Softball Edition

Watch the video. [more]