Spring Enrollment Sets New Standard

This semester sets spring record and, overall, is the third-largest enrollment in school history. [more]


news

Alumna Wins Reality Show Competition, Earns $10,000

Ashley Burghardt excels on new fashion design show on the Lifetime network. [more]


Students Selected for Congressional Internship Program

Office of the President selects new students to take part in educational service to the nation's capital. [more]


Student-Produced Yearbook Dominates National Contest

La Ventana won 27 awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's 29th Golden Circle Awards. [more]


New English Language Center to Open This Summer

The facility targets international students learning English as a second language. [more]


Regents Approve Slight Increase in Tuition, Fees

The percentage increase is second lowest in last 20 years, while the dollar increase is the fourth lowest. [more]




School of Law Gains Victory in Regional Competition

Students recently won the American Bar Association Law Student Division Client Counseling Competition. [more]


School of Law Named One of Top 20 Schools for Hispanics

The honor comes from The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine. [more]


Knight Raiders Earn Top Spot in Southwest Collegiate Championship

The chess team secured another first place chess victory in Fort Worth. [more]


Knight Raiders Grandmaster Claims Chess Title

Co-captain Georg Meier won the United States g/15 Open Championship with a perfect score. [more]


College of Education Offers Rare Doctorate in Science

The program targets current teachers desiring to be a science educator, supervisor or a regional science coordinator. [more]


Associate Vice President for Research Honored

Alice Young was recently named a Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. [more]



Library Unveils New Crossroads Recording Studio

The state-of-the-art studio, which is in the basement, is free for all students, faculty and staff. [more]



Spirit Squads Name New Pom Coach

Highly sought-after choreographer Erin Harold will begin her duties on April 2. [more]



Financial Planning Honors 2012 Distinguished Alumni

The pair was honored for career advancements, accomplishments and advocacy for the department. [more]




research

Texts From Last Night: Misleading the Masses

Grad student studies the popular site's content -- funny, bawdy text messages from college students. [more]



Personal Financial Planning Offers New Approach to Retirement

Award-winning research questions whether a one-size-fits-all strategy makes more sense for retirees. [more]


For Some, Valentine's Day a Singular Reminder

Human Sciences professor researches the life experiences of women still single "past a certain age." [more]



Office of the Vice President for Research Aims to Improve Services

New strategic action plan supports research, scholarship and creative activity in every discipline. [more]


Undergraduate Research Task Force Releases Report

Team was charged with examining the state of undergraduate research and recommending improvements. [more]


Let's Get Ready to Humble: Christianity and Mixed Martial Arts

Graduate student presents research on controversial Christian mixed martial arts group. [more]


Personal Financial Planning Students Shine Nationally

Four students were awarded $2,000 at competition for their social media research. [more]



traditions

Project Prepares Special-Needs Students for Workplace

College of Education's federally funded initiative has been a winning proposition for everyone. [more]


Helping to Integrate Africa Could Benefit United States

That was the message from Tibor P. Nagy, vice provost and former ambassador, at lecture series. [more]


Former Ambassador Recalls His Experiences in Burundi

Bob Krueger concluded Texas Tech's weeklong symposium on Africa with presentation. [more]


Texas Tech: A Premiere Military-Friendly Institution

With the impending troop drawdown, the Military and Veterans Program assists veterans with college career. [more]


Subscribing to Success: Alumna Excels Telling Others' Stories

The 1989 graduate launched the publishing arm of a major media company. [more]



New Green Zone Program Also Helps Student Veterans Succeed

The initiative is designed to inform faculty and staff about the needs of veterans on campus. [more]



alumni news

New Board Members Elected

Congratulations to the six new members of our National Board of Directors! [more]

Red Raider Included in Exhibit at the Taos Art Museum

Artist and alumna Nancy Stewart has paintings included in the invitational exhibition "Taos Living Legends: Magnificent Masters." The exhibition continues through May, 2012. [more]

2013 Masters Raffle Tickets Available

Imagine seeing the "house" that Bobby Jones built, where legends have played and history has been made. Enter to win a trip for four to the 2013 Masters Golf Tournament. [more]

Spring Beer & Burgers Bash

The Texas Tech Alumni Association and Southwest Airlines invite students to enjoy free food and drinks at the Frazier Alumni Pavilion on April 2 from 7 - 9 p.m.  [more]

athletics news

Q&A with Will Smith

The junior linebacker talks about settling in during the spring. [more]

A Place For Brooks

Brooks Wallace's love for baseball remains alive through Memorial Classic. [more]

Freshman Arvidsson Off to Solid Start

Texas Tech freshman has posted two top-30 finishes so far this spring. [more]

Facebook Page to Feature ESPN3 Player

Follow the Red Raiders and Lady Raiders during championship week. [more]