Texas Tech Makes Forbes' Top 10 for Minority Outreach in STEM Education

When it comes to outreach in teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to ethnic minorities, Texas Tech recently made the top 10 in a Forbes.com survey of the “Best Colleges for Minorities in STEM.”

Texas Tech ranked No. 7 out of 20 institutions ranked for minority outreach, beating Texas A&M, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which stood at No. 14 and No. 18 respectively.

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news

Food Safety Experts Host Food Network Star's Educational Tour

Ellie Krieger learned about food safety and humane beef production on her tour. [more]


Chess Team Earns Four National Titles at Pan-Am Intercollegiate Championships

Texas Tech has made it into the Final Four, in what some call the World Series of College Chess. [more]


New Scholarship Opportunities Provided for Students

Officials at Texas Tech announced the establishment of the Terry Foundation Scholarship program, which will be housed in the Honors College. [more]

Business Professors Become Journal Editorial Team

As co-editors, the three finance professors will oversee the content and publication of the Journal of Financial Research. [more]



Texas Tech Announces New Dean of College of Education

Scott Ridley will become the next dean of the college effective June 1, 2011. [more]



Student Affairs Chief Elected to Oldest Higher Education Association

Michael D. Shonrock will be serving a three-year term on the board of directors for the Association of Public Land-grant. [more]



research

Texas Tech Participates in “Economics of Loyalty” Survey

A research team from the Personal Financial Planning division recently revealed results from the 2010 survey. [more]

Researcher Becomes North American President of SETAC

George Cobb, professor of environmental toxicology, will serve as president until Nov. 2011. [more]

traditions

The Man Behind the Voice

Texas Tech alumnus is leaving his footprint on the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake. [more]

Meet the Next Great Meat Scientist

Texas Tech graduate student Rebecca Tokach has a passion for improving the global meat industry. [more]

alumni news

Leave a Legacy on the Plaza

Be a part of two tons of tradition. [more]

"Texas Tech Day" Set for 2011

The Texas Tech Alumni Association has designated Feb. 1, 2011, as "Texas Tech Day" in the Texas State Capitol. [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

Bailey Appoints Athletic Director Screening Committee

President Guy Bailey appointed seven individuals to screen candidates for the university's next director of athletics. [more]


Softball Volunteers for Special Olympics, Other Projects

Red Raiders take time out for a day of bowling along with meeting local elementary students. [more]

Texas Tech Tabs Flora to Lead Volleyball Program

Don Flora named the eighth head coach in school history. [more]



Lady Raiders Launch New Fan Site

Texas Tech women's basketball unveils new fan website. [more]