Three Faculty Members Win Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards
Brian Ancell, Amir-Hamed Mohsenian-Rad and Siva Vanapalli will receive about $1.5 million to further their individual research.
College of Agriculture Launches Groundbreaking Doctoral Program
Texas Tech’s nationally recognized Department of Agricultural Education and Communications recently introduced a new doctoral program.
College of Education Receives $3.44 Million Grant
With the aid of a $3.44 million grant, the College of Education is aiming to set new standards in educator preparation.
New English Language Center to Open This Summer
Officials at Texas Tech announced the opening of an ELS Language Center this June to teach English as a second language to incoming international undergraduate and graduate students.
Galyean Named Dean of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
On March 13, officials at Texas Tech University named Michael Galyean the new dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Junction Campus Researchers Receive $1.1 Million Grant
Researchers at Texas Tech’s Llano River Field Station in Junction recently received a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop a watershed protection plan for the Upper Llano River watershed, which runs through the Texas Tech campus.
Texas Tech Announces New Director for Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute
Officials at Texas Tech University announced the hiring of Yi-Yuan Tang as director of the newly formed Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute and as a Presidential Endowed Chair in Neuroscience with a faculty appointment as a professor in the Department of Psychology.
Professor and Doctoral Student Duo Win Academic of the Year Award
A professor and a doctoral student in the Rawls College of Business were recently honored with the Mobile Marketing Association’s Academic of the Year Award.
College of Mass Communications Research Team Helps CLEAR the Way
A research team from Texas Tech’s College of Mass Communications created a successful campaign to ensure sustainability of a newly implemented customer service training program for emergency department staff at Rhode Island Hospital.
Personal Financial Planning Offers New Approach to Retirement
While retirement specialists typically recommend a 4-percent withdrawal rate, experts in the Texas Tech Department of Personal Financial Planning recently published award-winning research that questions whether a one-size-fits-all strategy makes sense for retirees.
New Micro-Device Could Change Pharmaceutical Testing
Siva Vanapalli, an assistant professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Chemical Engineering, and his team have filed for a patent on a new device that could make some drug testing faster and less expensive.
Swine Study Results Could Save Industry $10 Million
Researchers at Iowa State University and in Texas Tech's Department of Animal and Food Science have found solutions to improve swine transportation and improve animal well-being, while increasing savings.
A New Texas Tech University Academy Promotes Collaboration
University research is becoming increasingly more transdisciplinary, with the arts, humanities, social sciences and hard sciences collaborating on a range of issues, from better ways to teach to addressing the world’s grand challenges.
USDA Awards More Than $1 Million to Texas Tech Research Efforts
The USDA awarded two grants to researchers in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources toward the continuation of their research efforts in water conservation and marketing for beginning farmers and ranchers.