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Communications Professor Devotes Life, Faith to Education of Sickle Cell Disease

Bolanle Olaniran, who lost two brothers to the disease, was diagnosed in 1974.
12-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Energy Drinks Push Masculinity, but Can Harm Men’s Health

A new study from two Texas Tech University researchers shows the men most likely to use energy drinks to boost their performance are losing sleep because of their consumption.
15-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Myth vs. Fact: Nutritionists Discuss Ways to Control Weight During Holiday Season

Debra Reed and Allison Childress talk about common misconceptions that lead people to overlook smart eating in December.
14-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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