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Texas Tech Engineering Grad Programs Among Best in U.S. News Media Group’s 2012 Edition of Best Graduate Schools

The Texas Tech University Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering overall graduate engineering program and six individual degree programs are ranked in the 2012 edition of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News Media Group.

Texas Tech University to Host Prestigious Summer Science Camp

Camps encourage middle school youth to pursue math and science careers.

Texas Tech Hosts Seventh Triennial Vietnam Symposium

Adrian Cronauer will serve as the keynote speaker of the symposium. Cronauer was an Air Force announcer during the Vietnam War and was portrayed by Robin Williams in the movie “Good Morning, Vietnam.”

Good Morning, Vietnam! Adrian Cronauer and others featured in 2011 Texas Tech University lecture series.

Guest lecturers include the famed wartime disc jockey, the little girl from the Pulitzer Prize winning photo of a Napalm attack, a former prisoner of war from the Hanoi Hilton, and others.

Former Columbia Astronaut Named Engineering Dean

Albert Sacco’s 16-day mission aboard Columbia focused on materials science, biotechnology, combustion science and fluid mechanics contained within the pressurized Spacelab module.

College of Human Sciences Honors Distinguished Alumni

The Distinguished Alumni Awards are given to graduates of the College of Human Sciences who have advanced the reputation of the college through their significant achievements.

Grammy Nominee and Jazz Vocalist to Perform at Texas Tech

Nnenna Freelon will be performing from 7 p.m. on Nov. 19.

Let the Games Begin

Homecoming week is Nov. 1-6.

KTXT-TV Names John Kirby as General Manager

After an extensive search, Kirby was the most qualified candidate.

Professor Links Brain Reactions to Marketing Tactics

Shannon Rinaldo received a $55,000 grant from a private donor to fund the new Physiological and Neural Imaging Laboratory.

Texas Tech Makes Progress on Tier One Status

The university is on a quest to become one of the nation’s truly great public research institutions.

Administrator Named to National Engagement Committee

Valerie Osland Paton has been elected to the Association of Public Land-grant Universities (APLU) Council on Engagement and Outreach’s executive committee.

Texas Tech Petroleum Engineering Receives Schlumberger Gift

Software gift will give students career advantages, attract research.

Texas Tech’s Rawls College Breaks Ground for New Building

Rawls College of Business Building to be gateway to campus.

Texas Tech Receives ConocoPhillips Gift

ConocoPhillips contributes $500,000 to scholarships, new students and a building campaign.

Texas Tech Receives ConocoPhillips Gift for Business, Engineering Colleges

ConocoPhillips contributes $500,000 to scholarships, new students and a building campaign.

Texas Tech Receives ConocoPhillips Gift for Business, Engineering Colleges

Scholarships, new students and a building campaign will benefit from the gift presented by ConocoPhillips today (Sept.21).

Another former Tech Regent says the Governor pressured their resignation

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Just a few days after Governor Rick Perry denied any involvement in the recent resignation of Texas Tech Regent Mark Griffin, another former Regent says this is not the first time the Governor’s Office has tried to pressure a Regent’s resignation.

“It looks like a pattern, and the pattern is you know, if [...]

UPDATE: Race for research dollars

BACKGROUND: Tuesday, a state program debuted with $25 million designed to help seven Texas universities become stronger research institutions. House Bill 51 provides $50 million over two years. Schools that receive donations between $100,000 and $10 million can receive anywhere from a 50 to 100 percent match from the state. In the program’s first day, [...]

UTSA now due its biggest donation

Like a fire sale on designer shoes, the race for $50 million in state matching funds among Texas’ seven emerging research universities may be nearly over as soon as it started.

Tuesday was the first day the schools — including the University of Texas at San Antonio — could report private gifts that qualify for a [...]