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Research/Academic Showcase

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After-School Math Clubs Score Big With Area Girls

Girls just want to have fun. And by fun, we mean solving quadratics and factoring trinomials. more...

Researcher Works To Prevent Bird Flu Mutations

The world is scrambling to prevent a bird flu outbreak. A Texas Tech researcher may know how to do it. more...

Tech Law School Grads Make Top Showing on Bar Exam

The Texas Tech School of Law led all Texas public law schools with a 91.01 passing percentage on the July 2005 bar examination. The average first-time exam pass rate for all nine law schools in Texas on the July exam was 80 percent. more...

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School of Nursing dean selected as TNA Nurse of the Year

Alexia Green, Ph.D., dean and professor in the School of Nursing at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, has been selected Nurse of the Year by the Texas Nurses Association. The award recognizes a Texas nurse who has contributed significantly to the nursing profession. more...

Alumni Highlights
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The Texas Tech Alumni Association Invites You to the Carol of Lights Pre-Lighting Festival

Make the Frazier Alumni Pavilion your destination for festivities leading up to the Dec. 2 Carol of Lights. Join the Alumni Association in a cozy environment to enjoy food, drinks, entertainment and of course, Santa Claus. more...

Alumni Association Recognizes Staff Efforts at Top Techsan Luncheon

Four outstanding Texas Tech staff members were honored at the 2005 Top Techsan Luncheon. The 2005 Top Techsan Award recipients were Phillip Brown, Dr. Eileen P. Nathan, Linda True and Donna Weaver. more...

Deputy Secretary of Energy Credits His Success to Texas Tech

Long before he was appointed deputy secretary of the United States Department of Energy, Clay Sell was a Red Raider. "The four years I spent at this university were some of the best years of my life," he says. "Without a doubt, my experiences here were critical in gaining the skills and experiences that contributed to my success since I left the university." more...

Hutcheson and Pfluger Honored at Scholarship Awards Dinner

C.R. "Choc" Hutcheson received the Lauro F. Cavazos Award, and Marsha Gustafson Pfluger received the Distinguished Service Award at the annual Scholarship Awards Dinner. more...

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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Honors Former Regent and Alumnus

Former Texas Tech University regent Carl Noe, M.D., recently received the first Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Health Sciences Center's Department of Anesthesiology and was inducted into the department's Hall of Fame. more...

Development

Infinity Campaign Kicks Off in El Paso to Raise $25 Million for Medical School

Numerous community leaders and supporters turned out recently to help the El Paso campus kick off its Infinity Campaign, set to raise $25 million over the next two years to establish the first four-year medical school on a U.S. border. more...

The 2005 Official Texas Tech Ornament Has Arrived

There is no symbol more closely associated with Texas Tech than the Double T. Recognized throughout the world as representing our university and our Red Raiders and Lady Raiders, the Double T now adorns the 2005 Official Texas Tech Ornament. more...

Ambitious Student-Driven Campaign Seeks Scholarship Funds

When it comes to student recruitment, maybe bricks say it best. more...

Athletics

Former Texas Tech Linebacker Honored

Quinton Robinson has been recognized with the inaugural Heritage Award for his distinguished career as athlete, coach, and educator. Robinson was honored during the 2005 Athletic Hall of Honor Induction ceremony at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Nov. 4. The Heritage Award recognizes Red Raider letter-winners who achieve greatness beyond the playing field. more...