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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

Texas Tech School of Law Introduces Brain Performance Initiative for Students

The partnership with the Center for BrainHealth at UT-Dallas is designed to give first-year law students the tools necessary to maximize mental efficiency.
19-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Collegiate Recovery Program Part of Restructuring That Creates More Collaborative Opportunities


The Institute for the Study of Addiction, Recovery, & Families houses three centers, each with a different focus on community and family systems.
13-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Centers Work to Promote Water Quality, Conservation

The Water Resources Center and CASNR Water Center help promote water quality research through collaboration to preserve the region’s fresh water sources.
3-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Doctoral Students Win Prestigious National Science Education Awards


Florentia Spires and Jacqueline Fernandez-Romero, both educators in the D.C. area and graduate students in Texas Tech's Global PRiSE program, received honors from the White House and the National Science Teachers Association.
23-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cat Pheromones May Cause Increased Scratching, Focus on Scratching Devices

A study by animal behavior expert John McGlone theorizes cats scratch more due to pheromones left behind from previous cat scratching.
15-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Infectobesity Expert Receives Seven-Figure Grant for Diabetes Research


Nikhil Dhurandhar, who was a pioneer of the concept that obesity is more complex than calories in versus calories out, has found a protein in an obesity-causing virus that may change how we treat diabetes.
8-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Llano River Field Station Receives UCOWR Education and Public Service Award

The station is a part of the Texas Tech University Center at Junction, a dedicated research and educational facility on the banks of the South Llano River.
18-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

25-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Education Professors Taking Message of Reform on the Road

Prior to new education standards coming in 2017, two Texas Tech educators are offering advice to teacher education programs in other states on the process of reform.
27-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Evensky: In or Out of Eurozone, Greece Economy Unlikely to Have Long-Term U.S. Impact


10-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Texas Tech Deploys Research Team to Intercept Tropical Storm Bill

16-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Pop-Culture Expert Can Speak About Death of Actor Christopher Lee

11-Jun-2015 6:05 PM EDT

Flooding in Central, South Texas Puts Layers of Climate, Economy on Display

From infrastructure to climate change, the disaster impacts areas of daily life.
8-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Wind Scientists and Economist Available as 2015 Hurricane Season Begins

1-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Nationally Known Experts Available To Discuss Obesity, Related Conditions

4-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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