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TechAlert! and Siren Test Scheduled March 22nd
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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 […]

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Tech to Town Registration Opens
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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 […]

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

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

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

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Texas Tech Livestock Judging Team Dominates Competition in San Antonio
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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 […]

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Chancellor Duncan Supports Gov. Perry’s Confirmation as Energy Secretary
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Chancellor Duncan Supports Gov. Perry’s Confirmation as Energy Secretary

(from Texas Tech) Statement from Robert L. Duncan, Chancellor, Texas Tech University System Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert L. Duncan provided the following statement in support of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s appointment as the Secretary of the Department of Energy, which was confirmed today with a bipartisan vote […]

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Collaborative Research Shows Finer Raw Cotton Best for Oil Spill Remediation
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Collaborative Research Shows Finer Raw Cotton Best for Oil Spill Remediation

(from Texas Tech) Two Lubbock high school seniors were involved in conducting the experiments. Cotton, a longtime staple crop on the South Plains and major part of the region’s economy, is growing into a new sector: environmental cleanup following oil spills. The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) at […]

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Texas Tech Student, Professor Earn Awards at Graphic Design Competition in China
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Texas Tech Student, Professor Earn Awards at Graphic Design Competition in China

(from Texas Tech) Collin Perrier and assistant professor Dennis Schmickle presented works in a design symposium. Fourth-year Texas Tech University graphic design student Collin Perrier and Dennis Schmickle, an assistant professor in the School of Art in the J.T. and Margaret Talkington College of Visual and Performing Arts, represented Texas […]

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Board of Regents Approves Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling Degree
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Board of Regents Approves Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling Degree

(from Texas Tech) Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the establishment of the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Master of Science in Addiction Counseling on February 24. “Distance learning creates opportunities everywhere,” TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., said. “More than 72 percent of […]

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