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TechAlert! Test Scheduled

TechAlert! Test Scheduled

October 30, 2014

Texas Tech University will test its TechAlert! Emergency Communications System Nov. 6.

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Texas Tech Senior Serves as 'President for a Day'

Texas Tech Senior Serves as 'President for a Day'

October 30, 2014

(VIDEO) Taylor Love won the experience when her name was drawn in a raffle.

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Remembering Texas Tech’s Oldest-Known Alumnus

Remembering Texas Tech’s Oldest-Known Alumnus

October 30, 2014

James Charles Featherston, a 1933 graduate, recently died but leaves a Red Raiders legacy.

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Diverse Student Population Rapidly Growing

Diverse Student Population Rapidly Growing

October 23, 2014

New enrollment record brings a higher number of Hispanic students among other groups.

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Texas Tech Hosts Family-Friendly Halloween Events

Texas Tech Hosts Family-Friendly Halloween Events

October 22, 2014

Texas Tech departments and organizations host Halloween events.

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Recent Stories

Hospitality Services Nationally Ranked for Dining Operations

Texas Tech is recognized as a Power Player in Food Management Magazine.

Hospitality Services Nationally Ranked for Dining Operations

Professor Selected to Help Implement Braille Changes

Special education teacher Rona Pogrund leads Texas Tech’s visual impairment program for teachers.

Professor Selected to Help Implement Braille Changes

Texas Tech Names New Dean of Libraries

Bella Karr Gerlich is an active researcher with an extensive background in university libraries.

Texas Tech Names New Dean of Libraries

Military and Veterans Programs Holds List of High Honors

Texas Tech’s nationally ranked program has received seven recognitions this year alone.

Military and Veterans Programs Holds List of High Honors

Student Spotlight: Doctoral Candidate Puts Nature to Work

Lionel Plummer analyzed constructed wetlands to determine how well ecosystems function.

Student Spotlight: Doctoral Candidate Puts Nature to Work

Nutritional Sciences Researcher Looking for New Ways to Treat Cancer

Julian Spallholz has incorporated the trace element selenium into the fight against breast cancer.

Nutritional Sciences Researcher Looking for New Ways to Treat Cancer

Survey: Public Relations Reps are Knowledgeable but also Unethical

Texas Tech researchers hope new findings will help alter the public’s perception of the profession.

Survey: Public Relations Reps are Knowledgeable but also Unethical

Law Students Capture National Pretrial Competition Title

Two members of Texas Tech’s team also earned top individual honors at the Stetson Law event.

Law Students Capture National Pretrial Competition Title

World Music Fusion Band to Perform at Texas Tech

The Chicago-based Funkadesi plays unique, diverse music.

World Music Fusion Band to Perform at Texas Tech

Student Spotlight: Working to Change the World

Saba Nafees represents Texas Tech as White House and One Young World ambassador.

Student Spotlight: Working to Change the World

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TTU in the News
  • KUT 90.5 - Nurse Who Treated Ebola Patients Agrees to Self-Quarantine in Texas

    KUT 90.5 – Texas Tech University law professor Jennifer Bard, an expert on quarantine law, says the state statute doesn’t specify how serious the risk of exposure needs to be to enforce a mandatory quarantine.

  • Plainview Daily Herald - Interview with the Vampire Expert

    Plainview Daily Herald – An associate chair of classical and modern languages at Texas Tech in Lubbock, Collopy distinguishes the vampires of folklore from the vampires of literature and film.

  • LifeHealthPro.com - 5 Precautions to Take with Elderly Clients

    LifeHealthPro.com – A recent study conducted at Texas Tech University found that after the age of 60, financial decision-making ability drops about 2 percent every year; it’s just a normal product of aging. As you approach age 80, a gap begins to grow between reality and perception. I see a lot of 80-year-olds who come into my office, 100 percent confident in their decision-making capabilities because they were a financial wizard in their hay day.

  • Ag Week - Farming out antibiotics

    Ag Week- A study published last year about the use of tetracyclines on cattle raises this question anew. The research, by a team that included H. Morgan Scott of Texas A&M University and Guy Loneragan of Texas Tech University, showed the use of a tetracycline led to “co-selection,” a process in which the antibiotic expanded the population of bacteria that are resistant to other antibiotics as well. In their experiment, the tetracycline expanded resistance to a cephalosporin, a class of antibiotic that is highly valued in human medicine.

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