Texas Tech Wins Australian International Meat Judging Contest

Overall, the team ranked first in beef, pork and lamb carcass judging, placings, grading and reasons/questions. [more]


news

Veteran Enrollment Continues to Rise

Texas Tech ranks among the top 15 percent of institutions dedicated to serving U.S. veterans. [more]



Vice Provost Earns Praise for Accreditation Work

The Core Curriculum Committee determined Valerie Paton demonstrated exceptional commitment to Texas Tech. [more]


Vietnam Center and Archive Director Honored by Vietnamese Government

Director Stephen Maxner was awarded for nearly a decade of cooperative archival projects and exchanges. [more]


The Fight to Build Mutual Understanding

The College of Education collaborates with the Rehabilitation Council of India to benefit special education programs. [more]


What Digital Footprints Are You Leaving Behind?

Assistant Professor John Wirtz discusses the relevance of keeping a "low profile" on social media sites. [more]


Texas Tech: A "Mother-Friendly" Workplace

A grant of up to $70,000 will be used to designate Texas Tech as a mother-friendly workplace. [more]



Grad Student Creates Snake Identification iPhone App

Snake enthusiast Jeremy Weaver created TX Snakes to help Texans identify snakes they come across. [more]


Addiction and Recovery Center Commended by US Government

The Office of National Drug Control Policy cited Texas Tech as the model for collegiate recovery programs. [more]



Susan Polgar Inspires "Chess Girls"

Chess Grandmaster Susan Polgar's life is portrayed in the new BBC radio documentary "Chess Girls." [more]




Texas Tech Ranks Among Top Fundraising Institutions

The university system advances 14 spots in the nation's top 100 universities for fundraising efforts. [more]



New Hybrid Doctoral Program Caters to Busy Schedules

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction's new program will debut in January 2012. [more]

Texas Tech Receives $1.2 Million Gift to Create Economics Institute

The Institute for the Teaching and Study of Free Market Economics will fund three faculty positions. [more]



Youth Conquer Summer Brain Drain with Science

Texas Tech hosts the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp for middle school students. [more]



New Alliance Helps Minority Doctorate Students

Texas Tech forms next-generation alliance for minority students pursuing STEM doctorate degrees. [more]


Women's Rodeo Team Finishes Top 5 at Nationals

The Women's Rodeo Team finished in fourth place at the College National Finals Rodeo. [more]



Cheer Squad Named Best All-Around at NCA Camp

The Texas Tech cheerleading squad earned high honors at the National Cheerleaders Association College Summer Camp. [more]



History Professor Seeks to Make an International Impact

Ron Milam will travel to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to lecture on America's role in international affairs. [more]



Professor Honored at International Latino Book Awards

Constance Cortez's biography on Texas Chicana Artist Carmen Lomas Garza claims top prize. [more]



Texas Students Gain Leadership Skills at Camp L.E.A.D.

Fifty high school juniors were chosen to attend the pilot program for young leaders. [more]


Texas Tech PFP Goes to Washington

iOMe Challenge national champions proposed generation y retirement polices to policymakers. [more]



Texas Tech Paleontologist Flies High

Sankar Chatterjee was featured in the BAFTA award-winning film "Flying Monsters 3D." [more]



Texas Tech AVID to Implement New Retention System

The AVID post-secondary grant will assist in the effort to increase academic success of first-year students. [more]


research

Fibertect Featured in National Guard Magazine

Texas Tech's Fibertect appears on National Guard Magazine's New Innovations Timesaver List. [more]



Grad Student Receives Grant to Investigate High Plains Irrigation

Cora Lea Emerson receives a grant that will aid in the investigation of declining water resources. [more]


Tiny Dragonfly Wins Big in Competition

The dragonfly, which is as small as a dust mote, wins the design contest for novel microelectromechanical systems. [more]




Researchers Receive Grant to Study Effects of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

The $115,000 grant will be used to collect samples of a common bait fish a year after the spill. [more]


Ground-Nesting Birds Eavesdrop to Find Safe Neighborhoods

Ovenbirds and veeries eavesdrop on their enemies to find safer spots to build their nests. [more]


Research Connects Undergraduates from Across the US

Undergraduates present research as a part of a National Science Foundation program. [more]



Toxicologists Find Weathered Crude Oil Less Toxic to Bird Eggs

Researchers studied effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on mallard duck eggs. [more]



TIEHH Receives Grant to Continue Counterterrorism Research

The institute received a $1.1 million research award from the U.S. Army. [more]


Texas Tech Researcher Receives Grant to Study Pharmaceuticals

Professor Guigen Li received a grant to study more effective ways to make pharmaceuticals. [more]


Toxicologists Receive $846,000 to Find Cause of Plummeting Quail Population

The three-year project is titled Operation Idiopathic Decline as a nod to the unknown reasons. [more]


traditions

Alumnus Pushes Buttons for Texas Tech Recruitment

The Texas Tech Button Project, created by Jonathan Whitfill, will be utilized as a university recruiting tool. [more]



SPICE Checkmates Hardship

The Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence Invitational was a life-changing event for two young women. [more]

Texas Tech Alums Create Business from Trying Situation

A little girl's fear of hospital equipment inspires her parents to develop their business, ivPolePals. [more]



Texas Tech Makes Its Mark on NASA

Red Raiders have flown in space and taken seats at mission control. [more]

alumni news

TTAA Gives You a Chance to Go to the Masters in 2012

For $100, you can sign up for a chance to win a trip to The Masters in 2012 for you and three friends. [more]

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and TTAA Tout Merger, "New Beginnings" Event

The organizations will announce their merger and introduce classes for the fall 2011 semester Aug. 16. [more]

TTAA Offers Insurance Opportunitues

The Texas Tech Alumni Association is proud to offer Red Raiders a wide selection of insurance products. [more]

athletics news

Texas Tech Seeking Input For New Gameday Tradition

Fans can submit their choices online at texastech.com or through Facebook. [more]

Women's Basketball Begins Big 12 Schedule with Oklahoma State

The Lady Raiders open their 18-game conference schedule at home versus the Cowgirls on Jan. 4. [more]

The Rawls Course Honored Once Again

Golf Digest names the Texas Tech facility as the 12th best course in the state of Texas. [more]

Texas A&M Chosen As 2011 Black Out Game

Red Raider fans make the call through online and social media campaign. [more]