Texas Tech Breaks Ground on Bayer Plant Science Building

Expansion and renovation includes labs, graduate student spaces, space for research equipment. [more]


news

Texas Tech Climate Scientist Named to TIME 100

Katharine Hayhoe joins the likes of Beyonce, Pope Francis as one of the world's most influential people. [more]

Lindquist Named Dean of College of Arts & Sciences

W. Brent Lindquist begins his role July 15. [more]


Congressman Hosts Special Order Honoring Kent Hance

(VIDEO) View the special order as it was carried live on the House of Representative’s website and CSPAN. [more]

Texas Tech Faculty Honored for Excellence

These awards focus on teaching, research and service, which are the core missions of the university. [more]


Texas Tech Celebrates High School Students on College Signing Day

The event celebrates the achievements of high school seniors who plan to attend college. [more]

ConocoPhillips Donates $1 Million to Texas Tech

Gift will establish center to support student recruitment, retention and diversity. [more]



Rawls College of Business Joins Businessweek Rankings

The Rawls College undergraduate programs enter the Top 100 in the country. [more]


Rawls Honored for Master of Science in Accounting Program

The program recently was ranked in the Top 10 nationally by tax hiring authorities. [more]



Urban Tech to Unveil Vision Plan for Homeless Assistance Facility

The collaborative planning and design process is two years in the making. [more]


Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Welcomes New Class

Texas Tech is one of 10 percent of universities granted the right to shelter a chapter. [more]



Chess Team Invited to New York for Final Four

The second-ranked Red Raiders contended for a third national championship. [more]

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Kent Hance’s Career Celebrated at Retirement Reception

Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Tech University System officials were in attendance at the United Spirit Arena. [more]



Texas Tech to Host Rock 'N' Roll Legend Paul McCartney

Concert will take place June 14 at the United Spirit Arena. [more]




Texas Tech Named Environmentally Responsible College

Red Raiders included in Princeton Review's annual list of green colleges. [more]



Texas Tech Students Aim to Combat Food Insecurity Abroad

Team's proposal ranks in top 30 of Agricultural Innovation Prize competition. [more]



Professor Wins Texas Bar Foundation’s Outstanding Law Review Article Award

The 2014 recognition marks Shannon’s third time to win the annual award. [more]



Texas Tech Designated Purple Heart University

Red Raiders, recognized for their military support, are first school in Texas and third in nation honored. [more]




Doctoral Student Honored for Academics, Leadership

Spencer Key receives national award from Sigma Delta Pi Hispanic honor society. [more]



Texas Tech Unveils New Center for Graduate Students

Facility provides meeting, research and study space, computer lab, dining area and lounge. [more]



Texas Tech Hosts 30th Annual All-University Conference

This year's theme is "Women's Studies on the Edge," and took place April 17-19. [more]




research

Climate Scientist Appears with Don Cheadle on Showtime

(VIDEO) Watch Katharine Hayhoe discuss findings in premier episode of "Years of Living Dangerously." [more]

Texas Tech Hosts Undergraduate Research Conference

The sixth annual Undergraduate Research Conference took place April 15-17. [more]


Atmospheric Scientist Earns Grant to Study Electricity in Storm Clouds

Eric Bruning was awarded a $738,000 NSF CAREER grant to examine lightning/wind "textures." [more]


Texas Tech to House Major Collection of Historical Works

The Remnant Trust is relocating to campus, bringing more than 1,300 extraordinary holdings. [more]


features

Bill Cosby Gives Talk to Texas Tech Students

In humorous fashion, Cosby gave students and mentors a dose of brutal honesty. [more]




Texas Tech Hosts World Renowned Paleontologist

David Dilcher discovered the earliest flowering plants. [more]



Burkhart Transition Academy Helps Students Excel in the Workplace

These Red Raiders with autism-spectrum disorder learn skills that help them thrive in the real world. [more]



Students Spend Spring Break Helping Others

RHO students forgo traditional week off to perform service for those in need. [more]



Texas Tech Names Distinguished Engineers

Seven alumni honored at the 2014 Distinguished Engineer Award luncheon. [more]




KTXT-FM’s Program Features Community Leaders

"Top's Ten" features the College of Media & Communication's Dean David Perlmutter. [more]



Texas Tech Says Goodbye to Longtime Ambassador: Elvis, the Burmese Python

The 35-year-old, 14-foot snake was a popular biology specimen to thousands of school-aged children. [more]


Texas Tech Plants Tradition with Arbor Day Celebration

Hundreds of faculty, staff and students join forces to beautify campus. [more]


Great Attitude at High Altitude

Texas Tech alumna’s safety stand-up soars on social media and earns her a seat on ‘Ellen.’ [more]




Texas Tech Honors Professor for 50 Years of Service

Max Miller is among many long-time employees honored for various lengths of service. [more]



New Masked Rider Takes Reins at Transfer Ceremony

Mackenzie White of Marble Falls will serve as Texas Tech mascot in upcoming academic year. [more]



Students Prepare for Annual Denim Runway Competition

Each showcased their original designs at the TECHstyle Fashion Show. [more]



Denim Runway Winners Announced at TECHstyle Fashion Show

Apparel Design and Manufacturing students honored for their homemade designs. [more]



Public Art Brings Petroleum Engineering Outside the Classroom

Sculpture is located just outside Terry Fuller Petroleum Engineering Research Building. [more]



Student Becomes Texas Tech President for a Day

The sophomore accounting major kept President Nellis' schedule - and met with Coach Kliff Kingsbury. [more]




Students Reveal Survey Results on Hot Button Issues

Survey reveals new figures after internal verification checks indicated inaccurate weights. [more]


alumni news

2013 Annual Report

Thanks to Red Raiders like you, 2013 was the best year in our 87-year history! We added almost 5,000 members and $435,000 in contributions, surpassing $2 million in giving for a single year for the first time. [more]


Red Raider Roots Run Deep

The memories (and the friendships) made at Texas Tech last a lifetime. We’re here to keep alumni connected for life with each other and Texas Tech. [more]

‘Discover’ a Whole New Way to Show Your Support for Your Alma Mater

Earn great rewards and show your support for the Texas Tech Alumni Association and our mission to advance Texas Tech University with the new Texas Tech Discover Card. [more]


New Faculty Awards Presented

The Texas Tech Alumni Association recognized outstanding new members of the faculty in each college and the School of Law. [more]


athletics news

Jones AT&T Stadium Available for Graduation Photos Friday

Graduates wishing to take their photo on the field may enter the stadium for one day only. [more]


Amaro Selected In The Second Round By The New York Jets

Amaro becomes the first Red Raider taken by the New York Jets since Marcus Coleman in 1996. [more]


Will Smith Headed to the Dallas Cowboys

Smith chosen in the seventh round; Hyder and Bullitt earn free agent deals. [more]

Neslony Named to Gregg Olson Award Watch List

Neslony batted .227 as freshman and is batting .396 with four home runs and 28 RBI this season. [more]


Three Red Raiders Honored on All-Big 12 Teams

Sydni Emanuel one of two Big 12 freshmen honored Tuesday on the All-Big 12 first team. [more]


Communications Office Recognized on "Super 11" by FWAA

Texas Tech one of 11 communications offices honored by the Football Writers Association of America. [more]