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Emmitt Smith to Speak at Mentor Tech's 15th Annual Banquet

Pro Football Hall of Famer and eight-time Pro Bowler Emmitt Smith will be this year’s keynote speaker for Mentor Tech’s 15th Annual Celebration Banquet at 7 p.m. April 13 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall. The banquet is a chance...
27-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From One Red Raider to Another: Kidney Donation Gives Second Chance at Life

Last year, when Jamie Hansard, executive director of undergraduate admissions at Texas Tech University, learned she would need a transplant, she said she felt overwhelmed and scared. But thanks to fellow Red Raider Sara Gragg, Hansard not only...
14-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Academy of Diplomacy and Texas Tech University to Host Second Annual Ambassadors' Forum


The American Academy of Diplomacy (AAD) and the Texas Tech University Office of International Affairs will host the second annual Ambassadors’ Forum at 5:30 p.m. March 27 to discuss the diplomatic challenges faced by the new administration of...
13-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Adventure Media Course Immerses Students in the Heart of Outdoor World

Students in the course will bikepack through Big Bend Ranch State Park compiling media content they will later use to produce documentary, editorial and commercial media while gaining valuable real-world experience.
13-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Suggests Video Games Can Mitigate Defensiveness Resulting from Bad Test Scores

The research by John Velez shows the potential effects of receiving positive feedback from playing video games after receiving a negative test score on an exam.
9-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tornado Researchers Return to Tennessee Valley for Second Year of VORTEX-SE

Tornado researchers from Texas Tech University and five other schools are participating in a long-range experiment with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
7-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Collaborative Research Shows Finer Raw Cotton Best for Oil Spill Remediation

The Institute of Environmental and Human Health at Texas Tech University has found that finer raw cotton in loose form performs best for absorbing oil, according to a study in the March/April 2017 issue of the AATCC Journal of Research.
27-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Doctoral Students’ Study Alters the Way Those Who Take and Share Selfies Are Viewed

The research reveals three categories of selfie takers and dispels the notion that they are inherently narcissistic.
10-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas Tech Team Targets Tornadic Storms in the Southeast with VORTEX-SE


7-Mar-2017 3:05 AM EST

Texas Tech Observatory Director Can Discuss Newly Found Planets


22-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST

Immigration Expert Can Discuss Proposal to Deploy National Guard Against Unauthorized Immigrants

17-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST

Constant Challenge for Discovery Propels Harvinder Gill

The Texas Tech researcher has shown how vaccines can be administered more effectively through the use of creative methods of drug delivery.
9-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST

Texas Tech University Has Experts Available as Severe Weather Alerts Continue Along the Mississippi Coastline

7-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST

Best Interest Researcher, Fiduciary Rule Author Can Discuss Its Future


7-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST

Texas Tech University Has Experts Available as Tornado Season Makes Early and Deadly Entrance.

23-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

Twitter Suited President-Elect Trump Perfectly While Lowering the Quality of Public Discourse

Texas Tech professor Brian L. Ott argues the angry and degrading rhetoric exuded by the next president was suited perfectly for and enhanced by the platform’s characteristics.
19-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST

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