University Partners With Leading Wind Turbine Manufacturer

The collaboration with Vestas will allow Texas Tech to participate in innovative wind energy research. [more]


news

New Campaign to Raise Awareness of Campus Visitors

Red bags are being distributed to better denote prospective students on campus. [more]


Knight Raiders Win Second Straight National Championship

The Texas Tech chess team claims the President's Cup event in Washington, D.C. [more]


Women's Rodeo Captures Southwest Regional Title

Even with two events left in the season, the Red Raiders qualify for nationals. [more]



Burkhart Center to Offer Autism Resource Support

The center received a grant to assist families raising a child diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. [more]


Equestrian Team Members Advance to Nationals

Students will compete at the National Intercollegiate Horse Show Association's national championship. [more]


Faculty Honored for Excellence in Teaching and Research

The annual Faculty Honors Convocation recognizes the very best in academic teaching, research and service. [more]


Debate Team Secures Historic Finishes at National Event

Team finished third in tournament sweepstakes and fifth in season sweepstakes, which are both program bests. [more]


Ashley Wenzel Chosen as New Masked Rider

Houston-area native accepts the reins to Midnight Matador, becoming the 51st Masked Rider. [more]



Cheer Squad Places Third at National Competition

Texas Tech competed against more than 270 teams from across the U.S., Canada, Costa Rica and Japan. [more]


School of Law Launches New Master of Laws Degree

The program targets graduates of foreign law schools interested in understanding the U.S. legal system. [more]


Father, Daughter Highlight Engineer Honorees

The award recognizes the most outstanding alumni of the College of Engineering. [more]


Faces Behind Raider Red Revealed

Jordaine Holden and Erik Gonzalez transferred their duties at the Passing of the Guns ceremony. [more]



Gov. Perry Appoints New Student Regent

Suzanne Taylor, whose term begins June 1, is the seventh student to serve on the Board of Regents. [more]


research

Junction Campus Researchers Receive $1.1 Million Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant will aid in developing a watershed protection plan. [more]


New Book Provides Essentials to Achieve Lasting Recovery

Professors Sterling Shumway and Thomas Kimball based their writings on research and clinical work. [more]


Renowned Beef Expert Addresses 'Pink Slime' Controversy

Professor Mindy Brashears says pulling beef from the marketplace puts cost in shaky position. [more]


Vice Provost Selected as American Council on Education Fellow

Valerie Paton will conduct research focusing on strategic and master planning during her term. [more]


Math Professor Inducted as American Statistical Association Fellow

Clyde Martin also was recently named a Jefferson Science fellow and will work next year at the U.S. Department of State. [more]


$1.5 Million Grant Helps Researchers Address Quail Decline

The Institute of Environmental and Human Health will use the funding to assess diseases and contaminants. [more]

traditions

Alumnus Secures Dream Job as Goin' Band Director

While at Texas Tech Duane Hill was a member of the band and served as drum major. [more]


Student Honored as Youth Volunteer of the Year

Megan Williams succeeds in balancing a full course load, a part-time internship and a full-time job. [more]


Good Business: Finance Student Making Early Gains

Liliana Carlos, who came to Texas Tech from Mexico, excelled during Wall Street internship. [more]


Rawls College of Business Students Go Hollywood

Professor Francisco Delgadillo's class creates movies praising Texas Tech's diversity. [more]

Students Help Create College-Going Culture in Region

The students are spearheading a new statewide initiative called Generation Texas. [more]


Apparel Students Take Garments From Trashy to Classy

Dresses made from plastic bags, phone books and coffee filters were displayed at the university library. [more]


GEAR Provides Students with a Glimpse of Their Future

Student mentors prepare for engineering careers while inspiring schoolchildren to do the same. [more]


Denim Designs Hit the Catwalk in TechStyle 2012

Field-to-fashion lesson culminates in this annual show. [more]

alumni news

Home Loans in the New (Financial) World

Is the American Dream giving you nightmares? Here are a few tips to successfully navigate the mortgage process. [more]

Call for Top Techsan Staff Award Nominations

Do you know a full-time staff member who consistently goes above and beyond? Nominate them today. [more]

2012 Masters Tournament Trip: Bucket List Realized

Still skeptical? This year's Masters raffle winner, her family, and one lucky TTAA staffer aren't. [more]

Adventure Seekers Wanted

No experience required. Join Hall of Fame Coach Marsha Sharp on a spectacular Fall Foliage cruise through eastern Canada and New England. [more]

athletics news

2012 TECHSPY Awards Honor Texas Tech's Brightest

Annual awards event recognized the best student-athletes, coaches and administrators. [more]

Season Football Ticket Sales Open To The Public

Season Tickets start at $149; Tech to face Texas, Oklahoma and West Virginia at home this season. [more]

Tres Amigos: Players Provide Cornerstone of Program

Red Raider Seniors Have Won More Than 350 Matches For The Red And Black. [more]

The Big Time

Tim Proudfoot has stepped into the Red Raiders starting shortstop position as a freshman. [more]