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Researchers Receive Grant to Improve Wind Forecasting

Better wind forecasting could spell cheaper energy for consumers deriving power from wind farms.

Texas Tech Hosts Arts in Medicine Seminar

The two-day seminar provided an overview of the Arts for Healing Program at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital.

Professor’s Antarctic Expedition Featured in Museum Exhibit

‘Antarctica – Pioneering American Explorations of the Frozen Continent’ runs Jan. 30 – Dec. 20.

Texas Tech Hosts African-American History Month Lecture Series

The third annual event hosts speakers Tavis Smiley and Angela Davis.

Department of Psychology Becomes Department of Psychological Sciences

The name change reflects the nature of this highly interdisciplinary and collaborative field of study.

Environmental Scientists Find Antibiotics, Bacteria, Resistance Genes in Feedlot Dust

Texas Tech researchers are beginning to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria travel aerially.

Water for West Texas

Recent rains improve drought standing for some counties.

Holden Hall Mural Celebrates 60th Anniversary

(Video) The 1300 square foot mural was finished and dedicated in late fall of 1954.

Biologist Leads Group That Mapped Crocodilian Genomes

Understanding these reptiles’ genome can help scientists better understand birds.

Texas Tech Announces Fall 2014 Commencement

More than 2,300 students will take part in commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday.

Getting To Know W. Brent Lindquist

New College of Arts and Sciences dean is committed to helping Texas Tech reach tier-one status.

Researchers Create Company to Optimize Wind Plant Output

The technology is licensed through Office of Research Commercialization.

Employees Receive Distinguished Staff Awards

Individuals were recognized for their service and commitment to the university.

Climate Scientist Named to Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014

Katharine Hayhoe was honored for her work in education and climate change.

Research Fellow Studies Star Power of Galaxies

Astronomer Paul Sell finds bursts of forming stars eject gas at very high speeds.

Texas Tech Senior Serves as 'President for a Day'

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

Texas Tech Hosts Family-Friendly Halloween Events

Texas Tech departments and organizations host Halloween events.

Texas Tech Programs Rank in College Salary Report

Three degrees ranked in the top 20 in the Best Schools for Majors section.

Research Team Stumbles Upon Brightest Pulsar Recorded

(VIDEO) Unusual source of x-rays will help astronomers learn how galaxies and black holes form.

Professors: Paul McCartney's Visit is No Coincidence

Legendary musician chose to perform in Lubbock to pay homage to Buddy Holly.