Texas Tech Once Again Sets Fall Enrollment Record

This is the school's third-straight fall semester increase, as 32,327 students are on campus for classes. [more]


news

Livestock Judging Team Wins at National Barrow Show

The team excelled in all divisions, winning the contest by 32 points. [more]



Early Head Start Earns NAEYC Accreditation

The program assists pregnant women and families with children ages six weeks to three years old. [more]


College of Business Dean Announces Retirement Plans

Allen T. McInnes will continue serving as Dean through the academic year. [more]



Online Events Calendar Launched

Events@TexasTech is a new interactive calendar that allows students, faculty and staff to promote events. [more]


University College Experiences Record Enrollment Growth

The number of degree-seeking students has increased by 219 percent since the Fall 2010 semester. [more]


SECC Campaign Off to Strong Start

More than 200 Texas Tech faculty and staff attended the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) kickoff. [more]


Texas Tech Named Military Friendly School

For the third-straight year, the university is honored for embracing veterans as students. [more]



Texas Tech Goes Greener with Recycling

Since 2009, Texas Tech has collected 39 tons of cardboard, including 12 tons this year alone. [more]


Debaters Open Season Strong, Named Top Overall School

The performance was highlighted by the tournament championship won by 2010 national champion Adam Testerman and new partner Joey Donaghy. [more]


Education to Help to Better Train Local STEM Teachers

The nearly $2 million grant for LISD and FISD will provide elementary teachers with better teaching skills. [more]


School of Law Enrolls Most Diverse Class in its History

The mix of students has changed significantly since the law school first opened more than 40 years ago. [more]


STEP 2 Program Recognized for Excellence in Education

Partnership with South Plains College to complete teaching credentials has flourished since 2005 inception. [more]


Hospitality Services' Executive Chef Receives Honor

Dewey McMurrey named 2011 Chef of the Year by American Culinary Federation regional chapter. [more]


$1.1 Million Grant to Help Students with Developmental Disabilities

Project CASE will identify, recruit and retain those students interested in furthering their education. [more]


Red Raider Writes Book to Honor Vietnam Veteran

Co-author David Nelson recounts the life of fallen Vietnam veteran and close friend, Lee Roy Herron. [more]



Program to Bring Environmental Engineering Experience to Teens

Texas Tech is partnering with Nimitz High School to give real-world energy and environmental training. [more]



Architecture Partnership Receives $5.9 Million Grant

The program between Texas Tech and El Paso Community College could serve as the national model. [more]



research

Eye-Tracking Devices Help Disabled Use Computers

The affordable devices can enable those with hand-mobility challenges to use their eyes to navigate the Web. [more]


Internal Funding Opportunity Available to Advance Faculty Scholarship

Faculty members in creative arts, humanities and some social sciences can now apply. [more]


Researchers Assist State to Save Guadalupe Bass

Texas Tech Llano River Field Station works with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. to preserve state fish. [more]


Professor Writes Most Downloaded Article

Greta Gorsuch's article focuses on repeated reading for second-language learners. [more]


Texas Tech Participates in $4 Million Wind Research Project

Given to Alstom Wind, the award will research control systems and integrated innovative sensors. [more]


Researchers Help Iraqi Officials Rebuild Science and Technology

Texas Tech researchers hosted a delegation of Iraqi officials seeking research-funding knowledge. [more]


traditions

Masked Rider No. 30 Lit up the Night with the 'Light Show'

Ralynn Key Kirkpatrick knew from early on she wanted to be Texas Tech's most-recognized mascot. [more]



Alum Steps into Second Wave of Leadership Role

School of Law graduate Bob Black leads 130,000 lawyers as president-elect of the State Bar of Texas. [more]



After 75 Years, Victory Bells Still Ring Out Across Campus

The bells, dedicated by the senior class of 1936, have remained a tradition for more than seven decades. [more]

alumni news

Don't Miss Out On The Masters Raffle! Just 100 Tickets Left!

Raffle tickets are $100 and all proceeds go toward the Texas Tech Alumni Association general fund. [more]

Join Us For A Matador Evening October 14

The Texas Tech Alumni Association will host its annual homecoming dinner, "A Matador Evening," on Friday, Oct. 14 at the Merket Alumni Center. [more]

Join Today For Gamedays At The Frazier

Before heading into Jones AT&T Stadium to cheer on the Red Raiders this fall, be sure to stop by the Frazier Alumni Pavilion. [more]

athletics news

The Rawls Course Honored Once Again By Golfweek Magazine

Texas Tech facility honored as the third-best campus course in the nation. [more]

Hall of Fame Inductee: Sandy Butler

The first in a six-part series looking at the 2011 Hall of Fame Induction Class. [more]

Ben McRoy Named Big 12 Special Teams Player Of The Week

Sophomore set a school record against Nevada for kickoff return yardage. [more]

Esson and Fuston Pick Up Big 12 Soccer Players of the Week

It is Fuston's first award of the season and Esson's third. [more]