Texas Tech

Tech Alumnus Will Launch to International Space Station
Texas Tech

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 […]

Share
West Texas Native Chosen to Lead Texas Tech School of Law
Featured / Texas Tech

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 […]

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

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 […]

Share
Fourth Texas Tech Student Promoted to Fulbright Finalist
Texas Tech

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 […]

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

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 […]

Share
Texas Tech Alumni Association Celebrates 90 Years
Texas Tech

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 […]

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

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 […]

Share
West Texas Mesonet Launches Free App for iPhone, iPad
Texas Tech

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, […]

Share
Study Shows Windmills Can Have Devastating Effects on Migratory Bat Species
Featured / Texas Tech

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 […]

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

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. […]

Share