Texas Tech Eclipses 33,000 Enrollment for First Time

The increase maintains the university's course of achieving a goal of 40,000 students by 2020. [more]


news

Texas Tech Receives High Marks in U.S. News and World Report

Overall, university climbs four spots, and also is recognized for its diversity. [more]


Texas Tech Receives High Marks from Alumni

The results are included in “The Alumni Factor,” a guidebook ranking colleges and universities. [more]


Texas Tech Named Military Friendly for Fifth Straight Year

The university honored for doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses. [more]


Minority Student Organization Awarded for Professional Development

SACNAS is a society dedicated to helping underrepresented minorities advance their careers in STEM. [more]



Texas Tech Named Number One University Employer

Faculty and staff gave the university a ranking that indicates they are "very satisfied." [more]

Business Student Elected to Organization's National Council

Christopher Shulman will serve on this year’s Mortar Board National Council. [more]



College of Education to Receive $4.7 Million

Grant to improve student achievement by increasing the effectiveness of teachers and principals. [more]




Texas Tech Announces Homecoming 2013 Schedule

The parade has been canceled due to the 11 a.m. kickoff time. [more]



Health, Exercise & Sport Sciences Instructor Becomes Fellow

Dean Diersing is a fellow of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. [more]


Diversity Banquet Features Speaker Soledad O'Brien

The broadcast journalist will appear Oct. 16 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. [more]




Rawls College of Business Begins Semester of Speakers

Roundtable discussions host successful business leaders. [more]


Student Participates in 2013 Hispanic College Quiz Bowl

The quiz bowl is held during Hispanic Heritage Month which runs from Sept. 15 - Oct. 15. [more]


Speakers Celebrate African-American History

James McBride is the first guest in the lecture series that is free and open to the public. [more]


Speaker Nominations Sought for TEDx Conference

TED stands for “technology, entertainment, design” and is perhaps most famous for its online “TED Talks.” [more]


Faculty Receives Prestigious Financial Planning Honor

Husband and wife are active on numerous boards and committees within the FPA and other organizations. [more]


research

Texas Tech Announces Donovan Maddox Engineering Chair

Danny Reible is the fourth National Academy member to join the Red Raider faculty. [more]



Texas Tech Receives Gift to Support Hispanic Communications Institute

Institute will bear the name of former Avalanche-Journal editor. [more]


Meet the Vice President for Research Candidates

The fourth and final candidate will participate in an open forum and reception on Sept. 20. [more]


Psychologist: Vehicle/Motorcycle Accidents Possibly Linked to Brain Miscalculations

Pat Delucia finds that small, near objects can appear farther away than larger, farther objects. [more]


features

President Nellis Relishes a Spirited Lunch with Students

Red Raiders were welcomed back to campus with a complimentary hot dog lunch. [more]


Texas Tech Kicks Off Annual SECC Campaign

Employees can make contributions online at various donor levels. [more]

Texas Tech Honors World War II Veteran

Jack Bennett was among the troops that invaded Normandy, France on D-Day. [more]



Student Spotlight: Music Major Spends Summer at Prestigious Fine Arts Camp

Kelly Lynch says this experience will help her begin a career in fine arts advocacy or outreach. [more]


Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom

Texas Tech librarians publish book examining the educational power of sequential art. [more]



Red Raiders Doing Their Part to Advance the Dream

Management professor Claudia Cogliser recently told her story during a live discussion on MSNBC. [more]


Raider Red Meats: Offering High-End Prime Beef

The best meat money can buy is also used to train students in the Animal and Food Sciences Department. [more]


Minority Student Organization Picks up STEAM

Faculty member forms and advises an organization she once desired as a student. [more]


Marching Orders:
Band's First Road Game was at TCU

That 1926 performance was made possible thanks to the support of some famous financial backers. [more]



Texas Tech Rodeo Teams Rope In a New Coach

Philip Berry jumped at the chance to take his dream job. [more]


alumni news

Calling All Purple Heart Recipients!

If you received a Purple Heart, stand and be recognized at the Lone Survivor game on Nov. 9. [more]


Game on!

Whether you’re coming home to Raiderland or looking for a local game-watching party, our online Game Day Central has all the information you need. We will update it weekly throughout the season as details become available, so check it often. Wreck 'em Tech! [more]

Our 2015 Texas Tech Alumni Directory Project Has Begun

The Texas Tech Alumni Association is excited to partner with PCI (also known as Publishing Concepts) to publish the 2015 Texas Tech Alumni Directory. Texas Tech publishes an alumni directory every five years and we will be working on the new project from September 2013 through August 2014. [more]

2014 Wreck 'Em Raffle

Hurry. There are fewer than 150 tickets left! 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

Game Preview: Iowa State

Homecoming In Raiderland: Kickoff set for 11 a.m. on Saturday in Jones AT&T Stadium. [more]


Texas Tech To Host Hispanic Heritage Appreciation Game

Texas Tech will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Saturday when the Red Raiders host Iowa State. [more]

Red Raiders in The NFL: Week 5 Recap

Texas Tech currently has 11 players who are currently with an NFL franchise. [more]


Esson Shows True Leadership as Senior Goalkeeper

Texas Tech senior in midst of stellar senior campaign. [more]