Chancellor Kent Hance Announces his Retirement

He will become chancellor emeritus when his retirement becomes official in 2014. [more]


news

Texas Tech Announces 2013 Homecoming King and Queen

Scott Stracener and Jill Berger were crowned during halftime of the Texas Tech vs. Iowa State game. [more]

Diversity Banquet Hosts Soledad O'Brien, Honors Community Members

World-renowned broadcast journalist stresses the advancement of cultural diversity. [more]


Texas Tech Honored with Second Annual Diversity Award

The campus was selected based on initiatives to promote diversity efforts. [more]

Employees Receive Distinguished Staff Awards

The broad-based recognition program rewards staff for hard work, enthusiasm and dedication. [more]


Law Advocacy Team Wins 29th National Championship

Hassell National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition was held in Virginia Beach, Va. [more]

Texas Tech Fundraising Team Named No. 5 in America

Selection based on satisfaction from donors and fundraising professionals who work for the university. [more]


Texas Tech Press Publication named 'Best of the Best'

'A Perfect Fit: The Garment Industry and American Jewry' was one of 13 books honored nationally. [more]


School of Law and Rawls College of Business Listed in Princeton Review

The School of Law and the Rawls College of Business have positions in the 2014 editions of The Best 169 Law Schools and The Best 295 Business Schools. [more]


Graduate Student Receives Inaugural Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is offered to students pursuing a career in science and international political affairs. [more]


Texas Tech Recognized Again for Being Top Military Friendly College

The purpose of Military Advanced Education is to provide information about higher education to officers and veterans in transition. [more]


Engaged Scholarship Consortium Puts Texas Tech in National Spotlight

The conference boasted more than 100 universities participating from across the world. [more]


Texas Tech Teaching Academy Welcomes New Members

Roundtable discussions host successful business leaders. [more]


Law Advocacy Team Wins State Championship Trophy

Law students also take individual honors at Mack Kidd Administrative Law Moot Court Competition. [more]



research

Texas Tech Names New Vice President for Research

Robert V. Duncan will assume his new role January 1. [more]



Texas Tech CERN Physicists Celebrate Nobel Prize

High Energy Physics Group played a significant role advancing the theory, discovering the particle. [more]


Desert Catchments May Harbor Hidden Water Danger

Texas Tech researchers believe man-made receptacles may bring harm to wildlife and humans. [more]


Are You Getting the Message? Research Lab Aims to Improve Communication

From eye tracking to psychophysiology, the center provides services to Texas Tech and beyond. [more]


Researcher: Certain Fat Could Help Humans Lose Weight

Discovery could lead to supplements that will boost metabolism and decrease muscle fatigue. [more]


Physicist's Camera Captures Day-Old Supernova

Team discovers first early-stage images from a supernova light years from Earth. [more]


Fossil Day Insider: Paleontologist Serves as Guide in Prospecting Trip

Writer strikes bone gold in the dust of West Texas. [more]


Paleontologist Presents Origin of Life Theory

Sankar Chatterjee presents what he calls the "Holy Grail of science" to Geological Society of America. [more]




Junction Campus Gets $280,000 for Green Energy Building Power

These buildings are the first at Texas Tech to run on renewable energy using sun and wind. [more]


features

College of Education Pairs Teacher Candidates with Coaching Minor

New combination of courses targets rural multitasking teachers. [more]


Innovative TechTeach Program Aims to Better Prepare Teaching Candidates

Student teachers receive an entire year of classroom training before they graduate from college. [more]

Faculty, Staff Join Forces to Improve Learning Environment for Disabled

Accessibility programs help online coursework meet ADA standards. [more]


College of Media & Communication Honors Five Outstanding Alumni

The breakfast was held in the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. [more]


Professor Writes Engineering Children's Book

"Designing Dandelions" chronicles stranded space aliens using engineering principles to find a way home. [more]


Student Spotlight: Company Donates Proceeds to End Human Trafficking

Rawls student started video company, donating 10 percent of earnings to International Justice Mission. [more]


Student Spotlight: Ag Student Thrives at National Level

Faith Jurek was elected as the National ACT president. [more]


Texas Tech Hosts University Day for Prospective Red Raiders

Thousands visit camp to learn more about the school's academics, programs and traditions. [more]


Public Art Markets Business

The sculpture represents the energy and breadth that go into every business. [more]



Celebrate Diversity: Talent Has No Particular Color or Gender

Rawls College of Business dean talks about attracting and nurturing a more varied student body. [more]


Celebrate Diversity: Law School Builds a Case

The School of Law embraces the university’s overall commitment to diversity in higher education. [more]




Celebrate Diversity: Texas Tech Efforts Reach New Heights

Several departments and programs are dedicated to recruiting and retaining students from a variety of backgrounds. [more]


Celebrate Diversity: Alumna Says Texas Tech Helped Shape Her Life

Nicole Garza is now a news anchor for a local television station. [more]



alumni news

New Grant Lays Foundation of Excellence

The Texas Tech Alumni Association has awarded the inaugural Excellence Grant to San Antonio TechTeach, a fast-track teacher education program. [more]


Get a Quote, Support Scholarships

Help future Red Raiders enjoy the advantages of a Texas Tech education. [more]

A Place to Call Home

Through the creative efforts of Red Raider Frank Morrison ’80 and his team at Link Ministries, many of the homeless in Lubbock have found a community of their own. [more]


Meet Kristen: New Field Representative for West Texas/New Mexico

Brown, a 2011 Tech graduate with a BS in Agricultural Communications, joined the staff of the Texas Tech Alumni Association as a part-time field representative. [more]

athletics news

Game Preview: Baylor

Texas Tech faces its most difficult test of the season on Saturday when the Red Raiders take on the Baylor Bears inside AT&T Stadium in Arlington. [more]


It's Tubby Time

Texas Tech kicks off the 89th season with new head coach Tubby Smith. [more]

A New Era

Candi Whitaker takes over the Lady Raider basketball program. [more]


Red Raiders Punch NCAA Tournament Ticket

Texas Tech earned its second-straight NCAA Tournament bid Monday and will host Minnesota Friday. [more]