College of Education Receives $3.44 Million Grant

The school's one of 23 highest-rated national finalists for the grant designed to improve educator preparation. [more]


news

High School Outreach Program Flourishing in Brazil

Texas Tech ISD provides the literature, writing, history, economics, government and public speaking curriculum. [more]



Alternative Admissions Program Experiencing Success

Texas Tech Transfer Acceleration Program ensures students are adequately prepared to enter the university. [more]


Livestock Judging Team Claims Seventh National Title

The Red Raiders won the event by 31 points to cap their dominant performance this year. [more]



College of Agriculture Presents Outstanding Agriculturists Awards

The college recently honored three South Plains residents at its annual Pig Roast. [more]


Five Mother-Friendly Rooms Unveiled

The university opens rooms designed for nursing mothers as part of statewide initiative. [more]



Law Teams Continue Winning Streak

National Moot Court Competition team and the Arbitration team go undefeated at law competitions. [more]


Partnership with South Plains College Helps Train New Game Wardens

A new transfer program is being created to fill the need of game wardens in Texas and beyond. [more]


Professor and Doctoral Student Duo Win Top Academic of the Year Award

The Mobile Marketing Association honored Debra Laverie and William Humphrey for their research. [more]


College of Agriculture Launches Groundbreaking Doctoral Program

The program will prepare graduates for academic leadership roles in agricultural communications and education. [more]


Knight Raider Shines on World Stage

Co-captain Georg Meier defeats former top 10 world professional chess player. [more]



Stunt Doubles: Cheerleading Pairs Qualify for Nationals

This is the first time Texas Tech students have been selected for the coed partner stunt competition. [more]



Education Professor Receives Social Justice Award

Aretha Marbley was lauded for her consistent and significant work and dedication to social justice in Texas. [more]



Texas Tech Listed as a Top Philanthropic School

The university recorded the largest increase of all universities in the Big 12 Conference. [more]




Technical Writing Students Revamp Lubbock Water Report

Graduate students redesigned the report for residents who did not understand the scientific wording. [more]



Landscape Architecture Students Unveil Plans for African-American Museum

The students hope to take their designs from the page to an East Lubbock landmark. [more]



University College Offers Human Resources Program

The course is designed to provide a foundation for managing the HR challenges of the work environment. [more]


Meat Judging Team Wins Ninth National Championship

The Red Raiders won awards in the reasons, beef judging, beef grading and overall beef divisions. [more]


Science Organization Recognized as Role Model Chapter

Texas Tech's Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science chapter was honored for outstanding sustainability. [more]


research

Researchers Find Link Between TVs, Childhood Obesity

Study showed Hispanic children with TVs in their bedrooms likely to engage in unhealthy lifestyles. [more]


Symposium Informs South Plains Residents About Climate Change

Texas Tech experts share advice on how smart choices now can help in the future. [more]


Research May Have Delayed Endangered Species Decision

Senator's plea to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service included research conducted by Texas Tech scientists. [more]


Latest Discoveries Research Magazine Now Available

The second edition highlights Texas Tech's latest endeavors in research, scholarship and creative activity. [more]



Yi-Yuan Tang Named Director of Neuroimaging Institute

Tang is internationally known in the use of functional MRI to examine brain connectivity in cognitive task. [more]

traditions

Masked Rider No. 1 Stepped Up to Create Tradition

Joe Kirk Fulton never thought that the Masked Rider would become the tradition it is today. [more]



Spirited Leaders: Saddle Tramps Celebrating 75th Anniversary

The organization still plays a major role in helping uphold Texas Tech's traditions. [more]

Masked Rider No. 8 Honored to be Part of the Tradition

Douglas "Dink" Wilson had no idea tradition would grow to current magnitude. [more]

alumni news

Holiday Gift Ideas

Don't fight the crowds this holiday season! The Texas Tech Alumni Association has many different gift ideas for your friends and family and all proceeds support the Texas Tech Alumni Association. [more]

Become an Even Bigger Part of the Texas Tech Family

Whether you are a new graduate of Texas Tech or one that left the campus years ago, you are always welcome to join the Texas Tech Alumni Association. [more]

athletics news

Mallard Named Big 12 Player of the Week

Texas Tech senior forward is first Lady Raider honored this season. [more]

Tanui Finishes 35th At NCAA Championships To Earn All-America

Tanui captures 35th place at NCAA meet to earn second straight All-America honor. [more]

Red and Black Give Back

Tech Students Team with Athletics to provide tickets to kids over the holidays. [more]

Reaching Their Potential: 2011 at a Glance

Red Raiders wrap their first season under head coach Don Flora. [more]