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Texas Tech Students Aim to Combat Food Insecurity Abroad

Team’s proposal ranks in top 30 of Agricultural Innovation Prize competition.

Texas Tech Climate Scientist Named to TIME 100

Katharine Hayhoe joins the likes of Beyonce, Pope Francis as one of the world’s most influential people.

Atmospheric Scientist Earns Grant to Study Electricity in Storm Clouds

Eric Bruning was awarded a $738,000 NSF CAREER grant to examine lightning/wind “textures.”

Texas Tech Faculty Honored for Excellence

These awards focus on teaching, research and service, which are the core missions of the university.

Lindquist Named Dean of College of Arts & Sciences

W. Brent Lindquist begins his role July 15.

Bill Cosby Gives Talk to Texas Tech Students

In humorous fashion, Cosby gave students and mentors a dose of brutal honesty.

Burkhart Transition Academy Helps Students Excel in the Workplace

These Red Raiders with autism-spectrum disorder learn skills that help them thrive in the real world.

Texas Tech Named Environmentally Responsible College

Red Raiders included in Princeton Review’s annual list of green colleges.

Update: Students Reveal Survey Results on Hot Button Issues

Survey reveals new figures after internal verification checks indicated inaccurate weights.

Texas Tech Says Goodbye to Longtime Ambassador: Elvis, the Burmese Python

The 35-year-old, 14-foot snake was a popular biology specimen to thousands of school-aged children.

Student Becomes Texas Tech President for a Day

The sophomore accounting major kept President Nellis’ schedule – and met with Coach Kliff Kingsbury.

ConocoPhillips Donates $1 Million to Texas Tech

Gift will establish center to support student recruitment, retention and diversity.

Texas Tech Designated Purple Heart University

Red Raiders, recognized for their military support, are first school in Texas and third in nation honored.

Texas Tech Names Distinguished Engineers

Seven alumni honored at the 2014 Distinguished Engineer Award luncheon.

KTXT-FM’s Program Features Community Leaders

“Top’s Ten” features the College of Media & Communication’s Dean David Perlmutter.

Texas Tech Hosts Undergraduate Research Conference

The sixth annual Undergraduate Research Conference will take place April 15-17.

Texas Tech to Host 30th Annual All-University Conference

This year’s theme is “Women’s Studies on the Edge,” and will take place April 17-19.

Texas Tech to Host World Renowned Paleontologist

David Dilcher discovered the earliest flowering plants.

Rawls Honored for Master of Science in Accounting Program

The program recently was ranked in the Top 10 nationally by tax hiring authorities.

Transitioning to Success: Jasmine Saenz

Burkhart Center graduate enjoys her career with Goodwill Industries.