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Research/Academic Showcase

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Adding Some Zip To Long Space Trips - Research Could Add Flavor to Prolonged Space Travel

Granted, enchiladas may be out of the question. But someday green onions could be on the menu for astronauts voyaging into the darkest depths of space, thanks to research at Texas Tech University. more...

Program Delivers Doctorate From A Distance

Ruben Salda�a admits that, had he looked hard enough, he probably could have found an educational program to suit his needs in his hometown of El Paso. But options were limited and the lure of earning a doctoral degree from two world-renowned agricultural universities without having to relocate was hard to pass up. more...


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Health Sciences Center Researcher Leads Efforts To Develop Vaccine for Prostate Cancer

If a vaccination can eradicate a fatal disease such as smallpox, can the same concept apply to cancer? Much research supports the idea, including the studies conducted in the laboratory of Robert Bright, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. more...

Alumni Highlights

Student Loan Consolidation is a Solution

to Rising Interest Rates for Red Raiders

Texas Tech students nearing graduation should take note of the recent United States Treasury Bill (T-bill) auctions, which drive student loan interest rates. If trends continue as expected, students could expect an increase of as much as 60 percent when rates are reset on July 1, 2005. more...

Alumni Association to Host Events for Summer 2005 and Beyond

The Texas Tech Alumni Association has once again put together a great lineup of events for Summer 2005 and beyond. Below is a list of what our chapter network is planning the rest of this year. more...

Helping Children With Speech, Language Disorders Lifelong Pursuit for Sancibrian

Helping children with autism, cleft palate, cerebral palsy and other language and learning disabilities has been a lifelong pursuit for Sherry Sancibrian, associate professor and program director of Speech-Language Pathology in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. more...

Development Headlines

Texas Tech University Offers Chancellor's Council Scholarships

The Texas Tech University Chancellor�s Council is unveiling a new scholarship program that will pair donor gifts of at least $5,000 with matching funds from the university system. more...


 

Nov 29, 2017