Closing "Innovation Deficit" Vital to Nation's Future

Huffington Post - However, it is essential we, as universities, contribute to the solution and aid our lawmakers in the process. At Texas Tech University, we are diligent in our pursuits to leverage state and private investments to positively influence our innovation future. Of course, this is not unique to Texas Tech, as many universities around the country are seeking alternatives to continue funding their research initiatives.

Our nation's higher educational institutions are approaching a critical juncture in our ability to maintain and advance our research missions as global competition continues to rapidly increase.

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However, it is essential we, as universities, contribute to the solution and aid our lawmakers in the process. At Texas Tech University, we are diligent in our pursuits to leverage state and private investments to positively influence our innovation future. Of course, this is not unique to Texas Tech, as many universities around the country are seeking alternatives to continue funding their research initiatives.

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