Texas Tech Introduces New President Duane Nellis

Nellis is excited to be a Red Raider: "This is an institution that is on the move in a very positive way." [more]


news

Texas Tech to House State's First School of Accounting

Rawls College of Business joins only 40 other universities nationally to house such a school. [more]


Lubbock Ranked 11th Among Best Cities for College Students in Small Metros

The Hub City finished ahead of Killeen, Santa Barbara, Calif., Lexington, Ky., and Honolulu. [more]


Texas Tech Announces Jack Maddox Distinguished Chair

Chau-Chyun Chen is one of three National Academy members on faculty. [more]


Law School Named One of Nation's Most Transparent

Texas Tech University School of Law is among 23.6 percent of law schools listed as fully transparent. [more]


Texas Tech Sweeps Houston Livestock Show's Judging Events

Livestock and Wool teams join Meat team to sweep all three judging events for the second time. [more]


Alumni Honored During Ninth Annual Law School Gala

More than 300 guests, including local attorneys and judges, students, faculty and staff attended. [more]


Texas Tech Named to Community Service Honor Roll

The university was recognized because it reflects the values of exemplary community service. [more]


Alumni Association Honors Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Alums are honored for their significant contributions toward furthering Texas Tech's excellence. [more]

Faculty Members Named Top Professors in Texas

Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo, Dottie Durband and Lori Rice-Spearman were the honorees. [more]


Tubby Smith Named New Men's Basketball Coach

Veteran head coach brings impressive resume to the Red Raiders. [more]




Associate Professor Elected Sigma Delta Pi Vice President of the Southwest

Comfort Pratt will assist institutions and serve as a member of Sigma Delta Pi's National Executive Council. [more]


Top Chefs: Students Win Cook-Off with Pork Wellington Bites

The team of four undergrads took home the People's Choice Award at national convention. [more]


Graduate Student Chosen for Prestigious Fellowship

Doctoral candidate Michael Shewmaker named a Stanford University Wallace Stegner fellow. [more]


Professor Appointed to National Committee on Food Safety

Guy Loneragan will serve on the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods. [more]


Faculty Honored at Professing Excellence Awards Ceremony

Ten professors recognized for outstanding teaching and student impact. [more]


Rawls Marketing Students Plan Benefit for Tent City

The service learning project will culminate with a fundraiser on April 20. [more]




Moot Court Team Claims Texas Tech Law's 26th National Championship

Third-year students tackle energy and sustainability issues. [more]


research

Texas Tech Physicists: Higgs Boson Likely Discovered

Though more studies needed, the search for "God" particle may be over. [more]



Scientists: Pirate Perch Likely Use Chemical Camouflage to Fool Prey

Research finds that fish could be the first animal discovered that is capable of such tactics. [more]


Researchers Provide Information on Lesser Prairie Chicken Debate

Their findings could help determine whether to protect the bird as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. [more]


University Opens Free Market Institute

The institute is designed to research and educate students on the benefits of free-market economics. [more]

New Version of Fibertect More Viable at Cleaning Nerve Chemical Surrogate

Part of the added benefit of this new decontamination wipe is that it contains biodegradable cotton. [more]


Biologist Earns $1.6 Million NIH Grant

Kai Zhang will study a microscopic parasite responsible for a tropical disease. [more]




Organization Honors Elementary School Teacher, Students for Environmental Work

International Center for Arid and Semiarid Land Studies presented Laura Wilbanks with the GREEN Award. [more]


Researcher Helps With Important Discovery About Plankton

Jian Sheng was part of a team that explains how the tiny organisms survive despite their size. [more]

features

Apparel Design and Manufacturing Student Enjoying Success

Lindsay Viola-Vu is interning in New York City and recently had her dress modeled at Miami fashion show. [more]


Professors Honored for 45 Years of Service – All at Texas Tech

Robert Baker and Allan Kuethe both started at Texas Tech in 1967. [more]

Campus in Bloom: Texas Tech's Tulips Tradition

More than 65,000 tulips help infuse color to Texas Tech every spring. [more]




Luck of the Irish, or Red Raiders?

So how did the Blarney Stone really get to Texas Tech? [more]


Professors of the Pavement

Texas Tech faculty and staff receive many benefits from their start-up running group. [more]

alumni news

Lubbock Has a New Chapter!

Lubbock area Red Raiders, there is a new way to get involved! The Texas Tech Alumni Association Lubbock chapter has new leadership and is working on a full slate of events for you. [more]


2014 Wreck 'Em Raffle

The lucky winner will choose from these prize packages: The Masters (April 12-13, 2014) or the US Open Tennis Championships (Aug, 25-Sep. 7, 2014).  [more]


athletics news

Spring Football Practice in Midland a Huge Success

10,000 fans come out to catch a glimpse of the new-look Red Raiders. [more]

Red Raiders, Lady Raiders Enter Week With 9 Athletes in Top 20

Texas Tech track and field represented by nine athletes and two relays in national top 20. [more]

Texas Tech Golfers Honored on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

Texas Tech leads all Big 12 schools with 10 total selections Tuesday. [more]

Lady Raiders Hold Steady At No. 15, Red Raiders Slip To No. 44

Samantha Adams Jumps To No. 94 In Singles, While Adams-Kilgo Climb To No. 13. [more]