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Estacado Early College High School Begins Second Year

Estacado Early College High School Begins Second Year

from Texas Tech The program gives students a head start toward pursuing their college degrees. Texas Tech University and the Lubbock Independent School District (LISD) are embarking on the second year of Early College High School (ECHS) at Estacado High School. The program is giving high school students a path[Read More…]

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by September 8, 2017 Education, Texas Tech
TTU Archive of Modern American Warfare Hosts 2nd Annual Symposium

TTU Archive of Modern American Warfare Hosts 2nd Annual Symposium

from Texas Tech Registration is now open, and a free lunch will be given to the first 100 people to sign up. The Archive of Modern American Warfare (AMAW) at the Texas Tech University Institute for Peace and Conflict is holding its second annual Symposium on Modern Warfare next month,[Read More…]

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by September 6, 2017 Texas Tech
Texas Tech Agrees to Extension With Troon Golf

Texas Tech Agrees to Extension With Troon Golf

from Texas Tech Troon Golf will continue to manage the daily operations and maintenance of The Rawls Course LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech Athletics announced Wednesday it has agreed to a four-year extension with Troon Golf to continue to oversee daily operations and maintenance of The Rawls Course through May[Read More…]

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by September 6, 2017 Texas Tech
Texas Tech Researchers Responsible for the Genesis of Micro-LED Advances

Texas Tech Researchers Responsible for the Genesis of Micro-LED Advances

from Texas Tech   Hongxing Jiang, Jingyu Lin and their colleagues developed the technology in 2000 and now see their patented research gaining popularity in today’s society. The patent number is 6,410,940. It is titled “Micro-size LED and detector arrays for mini-displays, hyperbright light emitting diodes, lighting and UV detector[Read More…]

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by September 5, 2017 Texas Tech
Tech Alumnus Will Launch to International Space Station

Tech Alumnus Will Launch to International Space Station

from Texas Tech Joseph M. Acaba will begin his third space flight on Tuesday. NASA astronaut Joseph M. Acaba, who earned his master’s degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction from Texas Tech University in 2015, will launch into space for the third time next week. Along with fellow NASA astronaut[Read More…]

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by September 5, 2017 Texas Tech
West Texas Native Chosen to Lead Texas Tech School of Law

West Texas Native Chosen to Lead Texas Tech School of Law

(from Texas Tech University) West Texas Native Chosen to Lead Texas Tech School of Law Jack Wade Nowlin takes over after serving as the senior associate dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law. Jack Wade Nowlin, a professor of law and senior associate dean at the University of[Read More…]

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by June 6, 2017 Featured, Texas Tech
LIGO Collaboration, Including Two Texas Tech Scientists, Detects Gravitational Waves for Third Time

LIGO Collaboration, Including Two Texas Tech Scientists, Detects Gravitational Waves for Third Time

The results confirm a new population of black holes. The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) has made a third detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, demonstrating a new window in astronomy has been firmly opened. As in the first two detections, the waves were generated when two[Read More…]

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by June 2, 2017 Texas Tech
Fourth Texas Tech Student Promoted to Fulbright Finalist

Fourth Texas Tech Student Promoted to Fulbright Finalist

(from Texas Tech) Gretchen Williams will travel to Spain to research the history of the Calé people in the 16th Century. A fourth Texas Tech student was promoted to a finalist for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Gretchen Williams, a doctoral candidate in the Department of History, was originally named[Read More…]

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by June 2, 2017 Texas Tech
No. 5 Texas Tech Baseball Begins Postseason Play Friday Against Delaware

No. 5 Texas Tech Baseball Begins Postseason Play Friday Against Delaware

(from Texas Tech) The Red Raiders will take on the Blue Hens on Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. on WatchESPN.com. LUBBOCK, Texas – The No. 5 Texas Tech baseball team kicks off action at the 2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional against Delaware on Friday, June 2, at 2 p.m., in front[Read More…]

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by June 1, 2017 Sports, Texas Tech
Texas Tech Alumni Association Celebrates 90 Years

Texas Tech Alumni Association Celebrates 90 Years

(from Texas Tech) On May 30, 2017, the Texas Tech Alumni Association (TTAA) will celebrate its 90th anniversary. The organization was established in 1927 by the first graduates of Texas Technological College. From its original 26 members, the organization has continued to expand and currently boasts more than 30,500 active[Read More…]

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by May 26, 2017 Texas Tech