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Texas Tech University Recognized as One of the Best in U.S. for Transfer Students

Texas Tech University Recognized as One of the Best in U.S. for Transfer Students

from Texas Tech Texas Tech University Recognized as One of the Best in U.S. for Transfer Students The university was one of 65 institutions named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2017 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes excellence in community college transfer pathways. Every year, Texas Tech University accepts thousands of transfer[Read More…]

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by May 3, 2017 Education, Texas Tech
West Texas Mesonet Launches Free App for iPhone, iPad

West Texas Mesonet Launches Free App for iPhone, iPad

(from Texas Tech University) Weather data is updated from more than 100 regional mesonet sites every five minutes. The West Texas Mesonet App includes weather data updated every five minutes for Abernathy, Amherst, Anton, Brownfield, Denver City, Fluvanna, Guthrie, Lake Alan Henry, Lamesa, Levelland, Lubbock, Morton, Muleshoe, New Home, O’Donnell,[Read More…]

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by March 27, 2017 Texas Tech
Study Shows Windmills Can Have Devastating Effects on Migratory Bat Species

Study Shows Windmills Can Have Devastating Effects on Migratory Bat Species

(from Texas Tech University) Study Shows Windmills Can Have Devastating Effects on Migratory Bat Species. . Image CREDIT -Michael Schirmacher_Bat conservation International A Texas Tech bat researcher contributed to the study of the hoary bat. Thousands of spinning wind turbine blades may be threatening the survival of one of North[Read More…]

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by March 27, 2017 Featured, Texas Tech
Meat Judging Team Wraps Up Spring Season with Dominant Showing in Houston

Meat Judging Team Wraps Up Spring Season with Dominant Showing in Houston

(from Texas Tech University) The Texas Tech teams took first and third place at the Houston Stock Show competition. The Texas Tech University Meat Judging Team wrapped up a perfect spring competition season on Saturday by dominating the field at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest.[Read More…]

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by March 16, 2017 Texas Tech
TechAlert! and Siren Test Scheduled March 22nd

TechAlert! and Siren Test Scheduled March 22nd

(from Texas Tech) TechAlert! and Siren Test Scheduled In preparation for severe weather season, Texas Tech University will test its TechAlert! emergency communications system and outdoor siren system at 10:50 a.m. March 22. All faculty, staff, and students should update cell phone, home phone or text message information at emergency.ttu.edu[Read More…]

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by March 16, 2017 Texas Tech
Tech to Town Registration Opens

Tech to Town Registration Opens

(from Texas Tech) Registration for 20 volunteer sites in the Lubbock area is now available. Registration is open for the second annual Tech to Town, an event designed by Texas Tech University students as a service project to say “thank you” to the city of Lubbock for all the community[Read More…]

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by March 16, 2017 Texas Tech
Petroleum Engineering Earns Top 10 Ranking from U.S. News and World Report

Petroleum Engineering Earns Top 10 Ranking from U.S. News and World Report

(from Texas Tech) Three departments at Texas Tech University are ranked in the Top 100. The graduate school program in the Texas Tech University Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering has been named the No. 9 program in the country in the latest U.S. News and World Report’s Best[Read More…]

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by March 16, 2017 Texas Tech
Texas Tech Ambassadors’ Forum to Discuss Diplomatic Challenges Faced by Trump Administration

Texas Tech Ambassadors’ Forum to Discuss Diplomatic Challenges Faced by Trump Administration

(from Texas Tech University) The ambassadors will discuss diplomatic challenges faced by the new administration of President Donald Trump. 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[Read More…]

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by March 14, 2017 Texas Tech
Texas Tech Astrophysicist Contributed to Discovery of Star-Black Hole Binary

Texas Tech Astrophysicist Contributed to Discovery of Star-Black Hole Binary

(from Texas Tech University) The star is in the closest orbit ever seen around a black hole. Astronomers have found evidence of a star that whips around a black hole about twice an hour. This could be the tightest orbital dance ever seen by a black hole and a companion[Read More…]

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by March 13, 2017 Texas Tech
Texas Tech Livestock Judging Team Dominates Competition in San Antonio

Texas Tech Livestock Judging Team Dominates Competition in San Antonio

(from Texas Tech) Mason Weadock and Jack Redifer take the top two individual spots. The Texas Tech University Department of Animal and Food Sciences Livestock Judging Team in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources dominated the competition at the San Antonio Livestock Exposition Intercollegiate Livestock Show Saturday. Texas[Read More…]

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by March 4, 2017 Texas Tech