Petroleum Engineering Celebrates New Research Facility

Terry Fuller Petroleum Engineering Research Building is entirely donor funded. [more]


news

Nellis Appointed to APLU Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity

Organization represents the economic development and technology transfer roles at higher education institutions nationwide. [more]

Texas Tech Graduates Among Least Average Debt Leaders

The university was featured in February issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance. [more]


Manuscript Project Up for Popular Award

The 2013 Digital Humanities Award recognizes the best work of digital humanities projects each year. [more]



Livestock Judging Team Wins in Fort Worth

Red Raiders bring home their first win of the season and walk away with top honors. [more]


Siblings Enjoy Texas Tech Together

More than 100 siblings joined their older brothers and sisters in events for Sibling Weekend 2014. [more]



Hispanic Honor Society Earns National Award

The Frida Kahlo Award is presented annually to a chapter for its outstanding website. [more]

Texas Tech Employees Help SECC Raise More Than $1 Million

Red Raiders contribute more than half of the record-setting total for Greater West Texas region. [more]


Enrollment Growth Continues with Record Spring Totals

Texas Tech University's enrollment is on course to reach an institutional goal of 40,000 by 2020. [more]


Meat Judging Team Wins in Fort Worth

Team won several divisions, including reasons, total beef, beef judging, lamb judging and pork judging. [more]


Personal Financial Planning Students Take National Prize

The Industry Issues Competition was hosted by the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals. [more]


Texas Tech Celebrates Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Female faculty and staff members in Whitacre College of Engineering share career experiences. [more]


Early Head Start Seeking Donations After Flood

The room housing donated goods was the most affected by water damage. [more]





Staff Members, Students Win Local Advertising Awards

Overall, eight Texas Tech offices took home 22 ADDYs. [more]


research

Chemist to Study How Breast Cancer Breaks into the Brain

Project will be funded by a $1.2 million CPRIT grant. [more]

Researchers Predict Future Bird/Wetland Scenarios Under Climate Change

Nancy McIntyre and Katharine Hayhoe used macrosystems ecology to find the correlation. [more]


features

Getting to Know Provost Lawrence Schovanec

The longtime faculty member discusses the goals of his new role and his love for Texas Tech. [more]


Texas Tech’s First TEDx Event Draws Sell-Out Crowd

The event showcased 17 speakers: students, professors and members of the West Texas community. [more]


Experts: Buddy Holly's Impact Still Raves On Today

On the 55th anniversary of his death, Texas Tech professors say rocker changed music and media law. [more]


University Participates in National Recyclemania Challenge

Texas Tech has kicked off an eight-week challenge encouraging the campus to reduce waste. [more]


Texas Tech Invests in Healthy Dining Options

Hospitality Services caters to campus demand for healthy and dietary-specific menu options. [more]




Student Spotlight: Snowboarder Has Olympic Dreams

TTUISD alumnus makes final appearance at the Winter Games. [more]


Student Spotlight: Athlete Succeeds in Several Ways

Transfer student Jorge Garcia's unique mindset helps him strive to be the best shot putter in the nation. [more]

New Year, New You: Finance

Texas Tech financial experts weigh in on resolutions for 2014. [more]


Are You Hearing the Language of Love?

Researcher: Matching conjunctions, pronouns may spell a match better than good looks, fast car. [more]




University Library Developers Create Software to Test E-Book Sharing

Texas Tech partners with Springer on new digital lending project. [more]


Raider Red Meats Thankful for Porcine Gifts on National Pig Day

From jalapeño bacon to blueberry sausage, the animal's ultimate sacrifice helps support students. [more]



Red Raiders Celebrate Black History Month

(Video) Faculty, staff and students discuss the importance of recognizing African-Americans' contributions. [more]



Student Spotlight: Daughter Follows Father's Footsteps

Wendy Acosta Quintero, daughter of Texas Tech exchange student, completes her degree at Texas Tech. [more]



Alumni Spotlight: Recent Graduate Enjoying the Hollywood Scene

(Video) Faculty, staff and students discuss the importance of recognizing African-Americans' contributions. [more]



alumni news

New Texas Tech Alumni Association National Board Members Elected

Randy Golden and Ginger Kerrick began serving their 3-year terms in January. [more]


And the Golden Globe Goes to...Alumna Courtney Shofner

Business owner, fashion designer and Texas Tech alumna provides swag for the Golden Globes. [more]

When Your Wallet Goes A.W.O.L.

When your wallet is lost or stolen, it’s tough not to fear the worst. But you can keep panic at bay by acting quickly and taking a few preventative measures that help protect your credit and reduce your liability. [more]


Texas Tech Alumni Association Announces 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Join us in honoring Jim Angle, Steven G. Gamble and Judge T. John Ward on March 28. [more]


athletics news

Texas Tech Baseball Ranked in Three National Polls

Tech moves into USA Today Coaches' Poll for the first time since 2005 with a No. 23 ranking. [more]


Thomas, Pledger Earn USTFCCCA Regional Awards

James Thomas named Mountain Region Assistant of the Year, Le'Tristan Pledger named Women's Track Athlete of the Year. [more]


Tech to Face TCU in Big 12 Tournament

Lady Raiders, Horned Frogs face-off in first round. [more]

Texas Tech To Be Featured On The Tennis Channel Thursday

`Inside College Tennis' Takes A Behind The Scenes Look At Texas Tech Tennis. [more]


Tech Football Opens Spring Practice With High Expectations

Annual Spring Game slated for 11 a.m. on April 12 at Jones AT&T Stadium. [more]


Sign-ups Underway for Texas Tech Summer Sports Camps

Check out Texas Tech's new multi-sport camp site. [more]