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The Buffalo Reconfigured

A new Texas Tech turfgrass is as pretty as your lawn and as hearty as, well, a buffalo. more...

Texas Tech Law Students Negotiate Challenges

To Become Worldís Best Arbitrators

A team of two Texas Tech law students negotiated their way to the top of the crowd at this yearís International Negotiation Competition in Dublin, Ireland. more...


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Cancer Research Leads to Commercial Venture for School of Pharmacy

Amarillo-based Receptor Logic Ltd. is focused on creating custom treatments for cancer and infectious diseases. more...

Alumni Highlights

Texas Tech Alumni to Get Taste of Nostalgia,

New Features at 2005 Reunion

Texas Tech's classes of 1980 and 1995 will be treated to a tour showing off the campus' new amenities - including the renovated Jones SBC Stadium - at Reunion 2005, hosted by the Alumni Association. more...

Ring Savings Program to Ease Financial Burden on Students

The Texas Tech Alumni Association is beginning a new program that helps students get a head start on saving for their class rings by charging a small amount each semester. more...

Research Now and Research Then

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alum Trevor Brasel, Ph.D., started his career researching "sick building syndrome" with David Straus, Ph.D. Today, Brasel researches ways to detect microorganisms in the case of a biological attack. more...

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - 2005 Alumni Weekend

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will host its 2005 Alumni Weekend on Sept. 16-17. All alumni, faculty and students are invited to participate in a variety of activites. For more information, contact the alumni office via e-mail: TTUHSCalumni@ttuhsc.edu

Development

New Facility to Expand Research and Treatment for Pain

With more than 50 million Americans suffering from pain-related conditions, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Gene and Carlene Messer have partnered to build a center that will work to find solutions for pain sufferers. more...

Athletics

The New Face of Tailgating

As construction on the Marsha Sharp Freeway continues, Texas Tech football fans will find changes to tailgating offerings this fall. more...

Wilson Leads USA Elite National Team to Intercontinental Cup Title

Texas Tech Softball Head Coach Teresa Wilson led the USA Elite National Team to win the Intercontinental Cup in Madrid, Spain. more...

McGuire Leads Soccer Team to Victory in Showcase Match-up

Texas Tech soccer coach Neil McGuire and the Region Three U-19 (under age 19) team triumphed over the U-20 (under 20) Mexican National Team in a showcase exhibition July 7 in Montevallo, Ala. more...