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Sowell Center Awarded $1.25 Million Grant to Train Visual Impairment Specialists

The Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities at Texas Tech University will train scholars as teachers of students with visual impairments, or orientation and mobility specialists, and allow them to complete a...
12-Nov-2019 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Brain Research: In the Same Way Addiction Sufferers Crave Substances, Their Family Members Crave Them

For people with substance use disorders, their brains tell them they must use to stay alive. Now, we know the same thing happens in the brains of the people caring for them.
30-Sep-2019 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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History Made as Texas Tech University Breaks Ground on School of Veterinary Medicine

The school, located at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Amarillo, is expected to enroll its first class in Fall 2021.
19-Sep-2019 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Develop Better Method to Remove Toxic Dyes From Wastewater

A team of Texas Tech University researchers working in advanced textiles has found a new way to remove toxic dye pollutants from wastewater, and their approach is safer, cheaper and easier than traditional methods.
27-Aug-2019 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Herrera-Estrella Leads Sequencing of Avocado Genome

A new study illuminates the avocado’s family history and lays the foundation for the species’ improvement.
6-Aug-2019 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Vietnam Center & Archive Oral Histories Will Soon Be More Accessible

Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the archive is making its interviews keyword searchable.
2-Aug-2019 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technology Will Help Geoscientist Study Arid-Zone Water Cycles

Thanks to a National Science Foundation grant, Juske Horita is getting a high-precision water isotope analyzer.
30-Jul-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hayhoe Named to National Museum of Natural History Advisory Board

The Texas Tech professor is the co-director of the Climate Center.
27-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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  • Darren Hudson

    Professor and Larry Combest Chair

    Agriculture, Economics, Agribusiness, Cotton, Policy Research, Trade, Behavioral Economics
  • Harvinder Gill

    Associate Professor, Whitacre Endowed Chair

    vaccine delivery, Microsystems, Nanosystems, Bio-Nanomaterials, Mucosal Vaccination, Immunomodulation, Flu Vaccination, Peanut Allergy Vaccine
  • Luis Herrera-Estrella

    President's Distinguished Professor

    plant genomics
  • Michael Giberson

    Associate Professor of Practice

    Energy, Energy Economics, U.S. Energy Policy, Electric Power Industry, Wind Power, business economics
  • Wesley Dotson

    Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research

    Autism, ASD, Post-secondary Programs, Transition, Teacher Training, Behavior Management


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