Texas Tech Again Has Record Enrollment for Spring Semester

Preliminary enrollment totals indicate a 5 percent increase from this time last year. [more]


news

Texas Tech's Midnight Matador Passes Away

The university’s longest-serving horse worked 10 seasons alongside 11 Masked Riders. [more]



Online Programs Ranked by U.S. News and World Report

Worldwide eLearning’s programs are ranked in three different areas. [more]


Physicist Brings Multimedia Performance to Texas Tech

“Icarus at the Edge of Time” score to be performed live by Texas Tech CVPA Orchestra. [more]

Texas Tech First University Featured on Actors Hall of Fame Website

Department chairman Mark Charney said community outreach played a role in its selection. [more]


Quiznos Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Burkhart Center Collaboration

This partnership will allow students with autism spectrum disorder to gain work experience. [more]

Judging Teams Open Spring With Strong Showing

Texas Tech meat, wool and livestock teams did well at National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in Denver. [more]


Texas Tech Reclassified with Prestigious Carnegie Honors

The designation recognizes commitment to service learning and community engagement. [more]



Dallas-area College Partnership to Offer Degree Programs

Students residing in Dallas/Fort Worth area will be able to earn degrees from Texas Tech. [more]



Calvert Named Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement for TTU System

Lisa Calvert will begin her new duties Feb. 23. [more]


Education Dean Part of New Group Focused on Reform

Scott Ridley pioneered Texas Tech’s teacher preparation program, which has garnered national attention. [more]



Department of Psychology Becomes Department of Psychological Sciences

The name change reflects the nature of this highly interdisciplinary and collaborative field of study. [more]


Trumpet Ensemble, Soloist Qualify for National Competition

The musicians will compete at the annual competition at Messiah College in Pennsylvania. [more]



Texas Tech Advances to Final Four of Chess

The university’s chess team secured a spot at the 2014 Pan-American Intercollegiate Chess Championship. [more]




research

Researchers Receive Grant to Study Quail Parasite Infections

Wildlife Toxicology Laboratory will continue to study eyeworms and cecal worms infecting wild bobwhite quail. [more]

Game Changer: How Instant Replay Influences Fan Experience

Texas Tech lab research examines instant replay impact on viewer perception and emotion. [more]

Infectobesity Researcher Becomes Chair of Nutritional Sciences

Infectobesity refers to research that studies the relationship between pathogens and weight gain. [more]

Researcher Discovers New Salmonella Serotype

Salmonella Lubbock will provide new avenues for research into the bacteria’s prevention. [more]

Study Shows Expression as Important as Words in Presidential Debates

Erik Bucy’s research indicates voters notice a candidate’s nonverbal cues as much as a rhetoric. [more]

Water for West Texas

Recent rains improve drought standing for some counties. [more]


After Tragedy, Biology Students Finish Friend’s Research

Chris Rodriguez is listed as an author of the biology research he started before his death in 2012. [more]


Environmental Scientists Find Antibiotics, Bacteria, Resistance Genes in Feedlot Dust

Texas Tech researchers are beginning to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria travel aerially. [more]


Research Shows Early Parent-Child Talks on Pornography Effective

Talking with adolescents can influence self-esteem and curtail pornography viewing in the future. [more]


Engineering Doctoral Student Recognized by Regional Transportation Center

Wes Kumfer studied how demographics can affect a driver’s likelihood of being involved in a fatal crash. [more]


features

Professor’s Antarctic Expedition Featured in Museum Exhibit

‘Antarctica – Pioneering American Explorations of the Frozen Continent’ runs Jan. 30 – Dec. 20. [more]

Texas Tech Hosts African-American History Month Lecture Series

The third annual event hosts speakers Tavis Smiley and Angela Davis. [more]


Grammy-Nominated Singer Comes to Texas Tech

Jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon will visit Texas Tech with the cast of “The Clothesline Muse.” [more]



Trayvon Martin’s Father to Keynote Black Excellence Gala

The Iota Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. is hosting its annual event. [more]


Doctoral Student Hangs up Dancing Shoes for Financial Planning

Sven Saaretalu came to the United States with his eye on Hollywood. [more]



Project Gives Landscape Architecture Students Hands-On Experience

Transforming the CASNR Annex pavilion teaches how design and building go together. [more]


Second Conference Set for Feb. 28

Bernard Harris and Katharine Hayhoe are on the list of scheduled speakers for TEDxTexasTechUniversity. [more]




Ask the Experts: How To Make And Keep New Year’s Resolutions

Professors of addiction recovery discuss avoiding the pitfalls many encounter in keeping their goals. [more]



Texas Tech’s Top Culinarians Compete at the Super Bowl of Chili

Chefs and cooks from Hospitality Services go head-to-head for the best recipe on campus. [more]


alumni news

Will You Be Our Valentine? 

Download our 2015 Valentine’s Cards and share them with those special Red Raiders in your life! [more]


Meet Board Member Ryan M. Barbles ’02 

Get to know Texas Tech Alumni Association Board Member Ryan M. Barbles with this Q-and-A. [more]


Spring Graduation Fair: March 3-5

The Grad Fair returns to the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. Students can join us to purchase their official Texas Tech Class Ring, as well other items for that special day! [more]


A Night with the Ring

Want to know what it’s like to participate in an official TTAA ring ceremony? Here’s your opportunity to find out! [more]

athletics news

Baseball Season Tickets Are Sold Out

Single game tickets available for immediate purchase. [more]


Tech Cross Country Receives USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Caro, both the men's and women's teams earn All-Academic Honors. [more]


Hocutt Named To College Football Playoff Selection Committee

Texas Tech Athletics Director will replace former West Virginia Athletics Director Oliver Luck. [more]


Texas Tech Football Announces Spring Dates

Annual Spring Game in Lubbock has been cancelled due to stadium construction. [more]