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Researchers: New Oil-Absorbing Cotton Mat Holds 50 Times Its Weight

Texas Tech scientists say nonwoven cotton could become new picker-upper for oil spills.

Texas Tech Announces Research Investment from Deer Breeders Corporation

The investment will support the white-tailed deer and cervids research program.

Graduate School Honors High-Quality Theses and Dissertations

The awards recognize the quality of work by Texas Tech’s graduate students.

Rawls College of Business Alumnus Launches Innovative Resource Website

AbridgeME provides a summary of any current topic in an easily digestible form.

Experts Weigh In on 100th Anniversary of World War I

Texas Tech professors discuss how the Great War changed the world and why it still matters.

Sowell Center Prepares Students to be Orientation, Mobility Specialists

Students practice being blindfolded and walking with canes to teach visually impaired individuals.

Three Faculty Members Receive Fulbright Grants

Prestigious grants fund research in agribusiness, student exchange and meteor scenario.

Where Have All the Wheelchairs Gone?

Texas Tech professor finds that people with disabilities aren’t well-represented in TV commercials.

Researchers Develop Economic Impact Report for Pipeline Industry

Texas Pipeline Association commissions university for first ever analysis of this kind.

Texas Tech Scientist Awarded Climate Communication Prize from American Geophysical Union

Katharine Hayhoe also was recently named to the 2014 TIME 100 list of most influential people in the world.

Texas Tech Recognized for Economic Development Efforts

School is one of 14 nationwide designated by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

Two Doctoral Candidates Earn Fellowships Abroad

Fellowships are a collaboration between Texas Tech University and French Food Safety Agency.

Chancellor Duncan Officially Starts New Role

Former Senator spent some of his first day on the job meeting colleagues, students and parents.

Different Stripes for Different Skunks

Texas Tech graduate student recognized for award winning research in skunk striping.

Texas Tech Alumna Feels the Heat in Her Chosen Field

Angie Reid is now a fire ecologist in Florida.

2014 Integrated Scholar Award: Susan Lang

Combining her interest in computer networking and British Literature Susan Lang has channeled her skills.

Professor Makes Investment News’ Top 40 Under 40

John Salter was selected as one of the top Financial Planners under 40.

Paying It Forward: Alumnus Helps Secure TIEHH Scholarships

Terracon Foundation has given $551,000 in philanthropic gifts since its inception in 2008.

Texas Tech Librarian’s Work Selected as 'Landmark' Article

Brian Quinn recognized for “The McDonaldization of Academic Libraries?”

Retirement Rule of Thumb or Thumb’s Down?

Texas Tech professor and graduate student honored for Personal Financial Planning article.