Texas Tech to Help Lead New Climate Science Center

School will have leadership role in a consortium of universities, tribal nations and regional partners. [more]


news

Rawls College of Business Honored By Princeton Review

The college has earned a position on "The Best 294 Business Schools" of 2012 list. [more]



Debate Team's Strong Start Leads to No. 1 Ranking

The Red Raiders continued their early-season success with two more tournament wins in October. [more]


Former Texas Tech Cheerleader Named Cheer Coach

Bruce Bills has worked with the Spirit Program for the past eight years. [more]



The Daily Toreador Wins Big with the Columbia Scholastic Press Association

The student-operated newspaper recently earned 13 honors in the 2011 Gold Circle competition. [more]


College of Education Pilots Teacher Preparation Program

The new TechTeach includes a teaching practicum with evaluation based on explicit teaching competencies. [more]


Texas Tech Law Students Finish Second at National Competition

The team of Mischeka Nicholson and Thomason Bush shine at Entertainment Law Negotiation event. [more]


Students Win Big in State Writing Competition

The students placed in the top three of the Texas Association of Creative Writing Teachers event. [more]




Screenwriter and Director Inducted into the Mass Comm Hall of Fame

In 1991, Keith Samples founded and served as the CEO of Rysher Entertainment. [more]


Education Professor Comfort Pratt Invited to Spain

She will promote the furthering of international educational programs and learning opportunities. [more]


The Beatles Teach New Generation of Students

Assistant professor Mark Morton brings his loves of the Beatles' music to the classroom. [more]



Meat Judging Team Wins Fifth Consecutive Contest

The Red Raiders finished in first place at the American Royal Meat Judging Contest in Omaha, Neb. [more]



Livestock Judging Team Wins American Royal

The Red Raiders competed against more than 30 teams, winning the contest by 31 points. [more]



School of Law Earns Top 20 Best Value Ranking

Texas Tech was the only law school in Texas ranked in the Top 20 this year by preLaw Magazine. [more]




Six Honored at Mass Comm Outstanding Alumni Breakfast

Each honoree receives a medallion and plaques are retained for display in the Mass Communication building. [more]



Educators Sponsor Llama Reading for Local Children

Jumpstart Lubbock helps elementary students experience "Llama Llama Red Pajama" in a creative way. [more]



Cotton Economics Research Institute Unveils Online Database

The new format presents data on domestic subsidies and trade restrictions on key agricultural product-producing countries. [more]


Women's Rodeo Team Increases Regional Lead

The team finished strong in all divisions at the Southwest Region National Intercollegiate Rodeo. [more]



Human Sciences Hosts 29th Annual Distinguished Alumni Luncheon

The honorees will be recognized at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 13 at the Lubbock Country Club. [more]


research

Caveman Politics: Instincts Play Role in Our Decisions

Researchers suggest physical formidability affects preference in political leadership. [more]


Researchers Secure $600,000 Marketing Grant to Assist Farmers and Ranchers

The grant will be used to help beginning farmers and ranchers market their products and businesses. [more]


Chemistry Celebrates Opening of Renovated Room

The facility will support computational aspects of research in areas related to chemistry, biochemistry, materials science and chemical engineering. [more]


High School Students Participate in Nonwovens Research

The work produced by the outreach program was recently praised at major nonwovens conference.[more]



New Radar Better Treats Mobile Tumors

Doctoral student is gaining international attention with his radar sensor technology. [more]




Researchers Receive $500,000 Water Conservation Funding Boost

The grant supports a large-scale demonstration effort in the South Plains and northern Panhandle. [more]


traditions

Masked Rider No. 13 Wouldn't Take 'No' for an Answer

Anne Lynch Hansen didn't allow obstacles to keep her from being the first female Masked Rider. [more]



Message in a Bottle: Professor's Letter Surfaces 14 Years Later

Australian couple finds message cast by retired plant and soil science professor George Tereshkovich. [more]

Masked Rider No. 21 Remembers Tradition of Pride

During his time as mascot, Perry Joe Church embraced the mentality of being a school ambassador. [more]



Desire to Explore Leads Doctoral Student from China to Lubbock

Forrest Sheng Bao said one of the qualities he loves most about Texas Tech is the diversity. [more]

alumni news

Distinguished Alumni Named

Four alumni will be honored during this year's Distinguished Alumni Dinner, Nov. 11 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. [more]

Holiday Gift Ideas

You do not have to fight the crowds this holiday season because the Texas Tech Alumni Association has many different gift ideas for your friends and family. [more]

Texas Tech Official Class Ring Ceremonies

The Texas Tech Alumni Association will hold its Official Texas Tech Class Ring ceremonies for the fall semester. [more]

Alumni Association Hosts Carol Of Lights Pre-lighting Festival

Come early for the Carol of Lights and enjoy free food and a visit from Santa Claus. [more]

athletics news

Texas Tech Set To Honor Our Nation's Heroes

Fans are encouraged to take part in this special opportunity to honor our country's heroes. [more]

Texas Tech Single Game Basketball Tickets On Sale

Men's and women's single-game tickets now available. [more]

Caroline Jepleting Wins Big 12 Cross Country Championship

Caroline Jepleting gives Lady Raiders five conference individual titles in the past six years. [more]

Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park Construction

Coaches offices, suites, club, radio and operations booth starting to take shape. [more]