Texas Tech Receives Top Marks in Retaining Diverse Students

The university is a model for others due to high degree attainment by Hispanic and African-American students. [more]


news

Texas Tech Sets Another Enrollment Record

The university has welcomed more Red Raiders to campus in four-straight fall semesters. [more]




Texas Tech Again Named Military Friendly School

This is the fourth-straight year the university has received the national designation. [more]


Lubbock High School Senior Honored as First Admitted Student for 2013-14

Christopher Hardin also received a Presidential Scholarship from Texas Tech worth $24,000. [more]


Texas Tech Announces Weeklong Homecoming Events

The week will culminate with the annual parade, and then the football game against West Virginia. [more]


Women's Rodeo Team Wins Season-Opening Event

The defending national champions dominated at the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo. [more]


Website Launched to Aid Texas Tech University President Search

The site was unveiled Sept. 18 to attract and identify top candidates for the position. [more]

Professor Elected President of Faculty Athletics Representatives Board

Brian Shannon will oversee the organization made up of faculty athletics representatives at Division I institutions. [more]


Advisory Council Named for 16th Texas Tech President Search

The council comprises a larger number of representatives from university constituencies. [more]


Law Students Begin Externship Training in Metroplex

The new program provides a unique educational opportunity in one of Texas' most important legal markets. [more]


Congressional Interns Selected for Fall 2012

The university has named 18 students to serve in Lubbock and Washington, D.C. offices. [more]


Law School Celebrates its 45th Anniversary

After a hard-won fight in the Texas Legislature, the doors of Texas Tech Law opened in 1967. [more]



IT Division Helps USA Chess Team

Texas Tech High Performance Computing Center (HPCC), provided remote access for the U.S. team. [more]


research

New Book Holds Mirror to Past U.S.-Mexican Border Violence

Assistant Professor shows how today's ideas were implemented in the past and failed. [more]


Management Information Systems Faculty Earns Notable Ranking

The 14 faculty members were ranked 47th among the top international universities of the decade. [more]


Business Students Team Up With IBM, UK for Smart Projects

Partnership included travel to London and provided hands-on experience. [more]

Recipients of Internal Competitive Funding Opportunity Award Announced

This year, 82 proposals were submitted and a total of $599,994 was awarded. [more]


Researcher Wins New Innovator Award to Study Oral Vaccine Delivery

Assistant Professor Harvinder Gill received a five-year, $2.2 million grant from National Institutes of Health. [more]

traditions

A Hole-In-One: New additions enhance Rawls Course

The university's award-winning public course now boasts state-of-the-art clubhouse and team facility. [more]


University Advising Helps Lead Students Through Academic Journey

Students get real-world treatment to achieve success. [more]


Chemistry, Theatre Join Forces to Keep Undergrad Labs Safe

Teaching assistants learn how theatre techniques can lead to greater authority and presence in classroom. [more]


Engineering Job Fair Attracts Top-Notch Students, Companies

The strong reputaiton of the College of Engineering helps make the event a big success. [more]


Rising Stock: Personal Financial Planning Department Thriving

The department has been recognized as the most extensive academic program for financial planners. [more]

2012 Teaching Academy Inductee: Nancy McIntyre

The associate professor of biological sciences comes from a long line of educators. [more]


Texas Tech to Celebrate Rededication of Grand Holtkamp Organ

A concert will be held Sept. 23 and feature internationally acclaimed organist James David Christie. [more]


Raider Power: New Student Convocation Celebrates School Spirit, Tradition

The event included remarks from administrators and performances by the Goin' Band and several others. [more]


World-Renowned Photographer Visits Texas Tech

Steve McCurry, who snapped the famous image of the "Afghan Girl," offers advice for students. [more]

alumni news

Alumni Association Representatives to Assist in Search for the Next President of Texas Tech University

Three members of the TTAA National Board of Directors, as well as Executive Vice President and CEO Bill Dean, have been tapped to serve on the advisory council to represent Texas Tech alumni in selecting the next president of Texas Tech University. [more]

Texas Tech Alumnus Nominated for Dentist of the Year

David McCarley, '75, gives us something to smile about! [more]

Texas Tech Alumni Association Honors 2012 Top Techsans

A Texas Tech-sized congratulations to the 2012 winners of the Top Techsan Award! The Top Techsan Award, first given in 1973, honors staff of Texas Tech University for extraordinary work proficiency and an attitude of team spirit. [more]

The Alumni Association Supports Programs for Texas Tech Veterans and Their Families

Texas Tech veteran students and their families enjoyed the Bentley Massey Band, free dinner and info booths at the MVP Fall Kick-off! [more]

Fall Graduation Fair (Oct. 3-4)

Is there a commencement in your future? The fall Graduation Fair has everything a Red Raider needs to prepare for the big day. [more]

Join Us for A Matador Evening

The Texas Tech Alumni Association's "A Matador Evening" is held the Friday night of the university's annual Homecoming celebration. Join us in honoring Gen. Walter Huffman and Jerry Hudson, Ph.D. on Friday, October 12, 2012, at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center at 6:00 p.m. [more]

athletics news

Texas Tech To Host Hispanic Heritage Appreciation Game

Game set for October 6 when the Red Raiders host the Oklahoma Sooners at Jones AT&T Stadium. [more]

Cornelius Douglas Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

Douglas becomes first Red Raider named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week since 2008. [more]

On the Road with Red Raider Volleyeball

Take an inside look at a road trip with the Red Raider volleyball team. [more]

Strahan Named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

Sophomore Paige Strahan earns Player of the Week honors. [more]