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Are Two Heads Really Better Than One?


Professor Miguel Aguirre-Urreta and his colleagues investigated the advantages and perceptions of pair programming from the programmer’s standpoint.
23-Nov-2015 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Katz Named a Woman to Watch in Financial Planning by InvestmentNews


Deena Katz, a certified financial planner and professor of personal financial planning at Texas Tech, is on the InvestmentNews inaugural Women to Watch list.
23-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tattoos May Be a Coping Mechanism for Some College-Age Women


Women with multiple tattoos report higher self-esteem than anyone else in the study and escalating acquisition of body art does not correlate with increased depression or suicide ideation. However, the same multi-tattooed women also report a much...
19-Nov-2015 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

College of Education Wins $7 Million Grant for Teacher Prep Reform

In light of upcoming mandated teacher reform, Texas Tech, with funding from the Gates Foundation, is creating a center to help other universities change their teacher preparation programs.
18-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Dangerously Hot Playground Temperatures Explored by Researcher


Jennifer Vanos with the Climate Science Center led the team that found very hot temperatures on playgrounds.
11-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Vampire Bats’ Saliva Specially Evolved For Blood-Feeding


In their soon-to-be-published study, two Texas Tech University researchers said some of the venomous contents in the bats’ saliva likely evolved by recruiting ancestral genes to produce new transcript molecules rather than by creating completely...
30-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nutritional Sciences Professors Taking on Leadership Roles During ObesityWeek℠

A dozen faculty members and graduate students from Texas Tech are heading to Los Angeles to participate in The Obesity Society’s flagship research conference.
29-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Women’s Studies Program Introducing Peace Corps Prep Certificate

The Women's Studies Program at Texas Tech will have a 15-hour certificate that allows students to focus on women's issues, health and security and includes a one-month service learning project in an emerging nation.
20-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert: Live Theatre, Art Can Inspire Empathy and Change Lives, but It Has Limits

16-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST

Award-Winning Feminist Family Researcher Examines Sense of Feminist Fraudulence in Her Work


A Texas Tech University professor garnered national attention in her field when she openly questioned whether she was a bad or imperfect feminist. She unveiled complex challenges of conducting feminist research within the backdrop of post-feminist,...
10-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

Experts: Retailers Waiting Until #BlackFriday Are Waiting Too Long

9-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST

Expert in Nonverbal Debate Expressions Available for Comment

27-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Patricia, Strongest Hurricane on Record

23-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT

'Boys Will Be Boys' and 'She Just Likes Him' Wrong Approach to Bullying, Expert Says


Educational psychologist Patricia Hawley, who researches bullying, power and aggression, led a workshop for 120 student teachers discussing how to recognize bullying and what to do about it when they see it.
21-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Experts: Global Malnutrition a Crisis Due to Lack of Priorities, Wasted Resources


29-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Financial Experts Discuss Complexities of Stock Market Activity, Need for Investors to Pause Before Selling

25-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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