Meat Judging Team Claims 10th National Championship

The Red Raiders won by 50 points, and also won five of their six national contests this year. [more]


news

Texas Tech System has $7.37 Billion Statewide Impact

An economic study reveals that significant growth has been a major factor. [more]



Media and Communication Honors Robert Montemayor

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and Texas Tech alumnus inducted into college's hall of fame. [more]


Rawls Building Awarded Gold LEED Green Certification

It is recognized for energy use, lighting, water, material use and other sustainable strategies. [more]


College of Agriculture Presents Awards to Area Leaders

Three industry leaders – two of them alumni – honored as outstanding agriculturists at annual event. [more]


Texas Tech Gives Back to Change Lives

This year, university employees gave $431,865.16 in SECC campaign, beating the goal of $430,000. [more]



Rawls College of Business Offers Entrepreneurship Class

New one-hour course for all majors gives perspective on real-life entrepreneurship. [more]


Texas Tech Honored with Inaugural Diversity Award

The university was one of 48 nationally to receive the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award. [more]


Rawls College Offering Evening MBA Classes

Working professionals will have an alternative to traditional master's classes. [more]


Raider Red Advances to Final Four in National Mascot Voting Contest

The top four mascots head into final weeks of voting with $20,000 still at stake. [more]



Texas Tech Once Again Honored as a Top School for Veterans

The university recently was ranked 29th in the country among four-year colleges by the Military Times. [more]


Cheer Couples Gain Spots at National Stunt Contest

Squad members qualify for second consecutive year. [more]




Rawls College of Business Moves Up in Accounting Rankings

Premier accounting publication pushes graduate program ranking into top 50. [more]


Advertising Team Wins 2012 Lone Star Emmy Award

The Red Raiders won the Student Production-Commercial category for their Nissan commercial. [more]


More Than Music: University Unveils Revitalized iTunes U Platform

Educational podcasts and video tutorials now available on iTunes U. [more]


research

Researcher Uncovers More Information About Rare Pterosaur

The giant animal needed cliffs, downward-sloping runways to taxi and awkwardly take off into air. [more]


Petroleum Engineering Receives $2 Million for Research

Apache Corp.'s donation will establish a center in the new Petroleum Engineering Research Building. [more]


Worst Drought in Decades Continues to Cut Quail Counts

The news is not good, as quail hunting season has just begun in Texas. [more]

College of Architecture Acquires State-Of-The-Art Equipment

A 3-D laser scanner and surface-penetrating radar were obtained with the help of the Office of the Vice President for Research. [more]


Researchers Develop Improved Fracturing Techniques

Petroleum Engineering Department files two patent applications. [more]

features

School of Law Houses Premier Military Law Program

Policy center and the student group make program shine. [more]



Gameday 2012: Fandemonium

From Raiderville, to Michael Crabtree leading Raider Walk, support was evident at the Lone Star Pride game. [more]


Repairs Completed on Historic Dairy Barn

The structure, built in 1926, dons a new coat of paint and all shingles were replaced. [more]



Remembering the Late Larry Hagman

Texas Tech employee, Jo Moore, recalls working with the iconic TV star. [more]


Carol of Lights: A Night of Tradition, Romance

The lighting of the campus can serve as perfect backdrop for engagements. [more]

2012 Teaching Academy Inductee: Keith Dye

The associate professor of music education is living his dream, preparing students to become teachers of their own. [more]


Reality Show Taps Talents of Architecture Alumnus

Former Red Raider designs home for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. [more]




Students Participate in Matador Ethics Video Challenge

The winning submission featured statements from students about diversity on campus. [more]


Texas Tech Students Join Forces to Help Needy

Service project provided Thanksgiving food baskets to 110 families in the Lubbock community. [more]

alumni news

Join the Texas Tech Alumni Association at the Meineke Care Care Bowl

We're busy negotiating hotel discounts and arranging pregame festivities. Check Game Day Central often for details. [more]

The 2013 Members' Calendar Is On Its Way!

Ring in the new year with our full color wall calendar. [more]

Class Notes: Do Tell!

If you don't tell us about your engagement, big promotion or newest family addition, we can't brag about it! [more]

2012 Distinguished Alumni Bear Our Banners Far and Wide

What do a NASA flight director, the leader of one of the largest family-owned businesses in the building materials industry and a former Texas Tech University president have in common? [more]

athletics news

Texas Tech Accepts Meineke Car Care Bowl Invitation

Red Raiders set to face Minnesota on Dec. 28 in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. [more]

Texas Tech No. 25 in Postseason NSCAA Poll

Texas Tech earns first-ever national ranking after record-breaking 2012 season. [more]

Kithuka Captures NCAA Cross Country Crown

Texas Tech junior Kennedy Kithuka breaks course record to win national championship. [more]

Catching Up with Barrett Barnes

Barnes batted .319 with 51 doubles, nine triples, 33 home runs, 140 RBI and 50 stolen bases in 169 games at Tech. [more]