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Texas Tech Grad Goes From Prison Jumpsuit to Cap and Gown


At age 50, after a lifetime of drug abuse and jailtime, Leo Pereida is graduating from college. He credits his turnaround to his faith in God.
12-Dec-2014 9:15 AM EST

Texas Tech Biologist Leads Group That Mapped Crocodilian Genomes


Understanding these reptiles’ genome can help scientists better understand birds.
10-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

As Graduation Checks Roll in, Financial Planners Discuss the Best Ways to Cash In

Instead of buying a new TV or a round of drinks, graduates should consider opening a retirement account or buying professional clothing.
8-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST

Texas Tech University Law Professor Appointed to NCAA Governing Council

Professor Brian Shannon, an NCAA faculty athletics representative since 2008, was named to serve on the new NCAA Division I Council responsible for legislation and policy recommendations to the NCAA Board of Directors
3-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Texas Tech’s Sequencing of Cotton A-Genome Could Revolutionize Industry

The accomplishment through collaboration with Bayer CropScience could translate into better commercial varieties for growers.
3-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Texas Tech Engineers Discover New Method to Determine Surface Properties at the Nanoscale

As machines get smaller, knowing characteristics can make huge engineering differences.
1-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Getting to Know W. Brent Lindquist

W. Brent Lindquist was appointed Texas Tech University's new College of Arts and Sciences dean and is committed to helping the university reach tier-one status.
25-Nov-2014 3:25 PM EST

Researchers Create New Company to Optimize Wind Plant Performance

Texas Tech University and the National Wind Institute developed a patent-pending concept that will optimize wind plant performance.
24-Nov-2014 12:25 PM EST

Our Experts on Newswise

Historian Explores Wonder Woman’s Role as Feminist Icon

Keira Williams, an assistant professor in history and women's studies at Texas Tech University, discusses her Wonder Woman research.
3-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Ask the Experts: Coping with Stress

Richard A. Lenox, director of the Student Counseling Center and a licensed psychologist discusses ways college students can cope with stress.
3-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Expert: Even With Other Shopping Avenues, Expect a Blockbuster #BlackFriday

18-Nov-2014 12:25 PM EST

Experts Available for Great American Smokeout Thursday (Nov. 20)

17-Nov-2014 12:35 PM EST

Nutritionist Discusses Role of Diet in Diabetes Treatment

Over the last three decades, the number of Americans with diabetes has more than tripled. Jamie Cooper, an assistant professor of nutrition at Texas Tech University, discussed how healthy eating habits and regular exercise can not only control Type...
14-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

#TexasTech Political and Communications Experts Available to Discuss #Election2014

30-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Expert: Research Shows Selenium to Be Effective Treatment Against Breast Cancer

20-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

#TexasTech Experts Available for #Halloween Stories

17-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT

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