Texas Tech Launches New Research Magazine

The online research publication highlights the university's outstanding research, scholarship and creative activity. [more]


news

From West Africa to West Texas

Assistant Professor Comfort Pratt has a love for the university and a deep appreciation for her eager students. [more]



University Employees Donate to Children's Miracle Network

Through the State Employee Charitable Campaign, employees contributed nearly $8,600. [more]


2011-2012 Cheerleader Squad Named

The new team includes 16 returning members and 18 new students. [more]




Libraries Creative Team Earns PR Xchange Awards

The team won three awards in the PR Xchange: Best of Show 2011 Competition. [more]


Center Commemorates Red Raiders Who Served in Vietnam

A website has been dedicated to honoring or remembering Texas Tech graduates who served in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. [more]


Professor First to Publish an Exploration of Counseling and Color

Aretha Faye Marbley interviewed individuals and used their stories to gain insight into issues in counseling services provided to people of color. [more]



The Daily Toreador Up for High Honor

The newspaper was named a finalist for the 2011 Associated Associated Collegiate Press Online Pacemaker award. [more]

Architecture Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Supporters celebrate the college's past and future. [more]



Program Keeps Red Raiders in the Black

Red to Black offers free personal financial planning advice to students. [more]



Report Proposes Strategies for Reducing Pollutants in Water

The report proposes a more effective way of responding to pharmaceuticals and personal care products in drinking water. [more]


School of Law Dean Announced

Darby Dickerson will become the next dean of the School of Law effective July 29. [more]



Texas Tech Leads the Way In Parking Solutions

The License Plate Recognition system reads license plates to determine if the vehicle is allowed to park in certain lots. [more]


Alum Plays Himself in Film, Sort Of

Mark Lanier plays the role of a lawyer named Mark Lanier. [more]



Foundation Grant Benefits Texas Tech Summer Institute

The university has received a second $100,000 grant from the J. F Maddox Foundation. [more]



A Semester Abroad In Your Own Backyard

For two months, seven students traveled from Texas Tech to some of the most remote locations of the American Southwest. [more]


research

Researchers Dig Into Biodegradable Mulch

An alternative mulch could create a reduction in the waste stream of plastic headed for landfills. [more]

Bat Researchers Discover New Species on St. Vincent Island

The new species' origins probably trace back to a dramatic marooning after glaciers receded and sea levels rose. [more]

traditions

Go For Launch: Forecasting Endeavour's Voyages into Space

Atmospheric sciences alumnus keeps careful watch over the Florida skies for space shuttle launches. [more]


Alumna Gives First-Hand Account of Opening Years

Wilma Leslie, an alumna from the class of 1930, paints a rare snapshot of the university's history. [more]

Alumna Teaches Sea Animals To Show Red Raider Spirit

They've got spirit, yes they do, but wait – they're sea animals? [more]



Quest for the Story Leads Alumnus to Evening News Job

Texas Tech alumnus Scott Pelley took over the anchor desk of the CBS Evening News June 6. [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]

Get Your Red Raider MasterCard

Support Texas Tech without spending an extra dollar. [more]

Check Out Local TTAA Chapter Events

It's summer time and that means it is time to catch up on all things going on with Texas Tech and around your communities with your local chapters. [more]

athletics news

Sixteen Tech Baseball Student-Athletes Earn Academic Honor Roll

Six Red Raiders earned Dean's List status (3.5 GPA) while two earned perfect 4.0 GPAs. [more]

Women's Tennis Selected to Play in ITA Kick-Off Weekend

It is the first appearance in the ITA Kick-Off for the Lady Raiders tennis team. [more]

David Paiz Named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American

Paiz becomes the seventh Freshman All-America selection in Texas Tech history. [more]

Reid Redman Drafted by Los Angeles Dodgers in 37th Round

Redman is only the second Tech player ever to be drafted by the Dodgers, first since 1993. [more]