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

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[Read More…]

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by March 3, 2017 Texas Tech
Collaborative Research Shows Finer Raw Cotton Best for Oil Spill Remediation

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[Read More…]

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by February 27, 2017 Texas Tech
Texas Tech Student, Professor Earn Awards at Graphic Design Competition in China

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[Read More…]

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by February 24, 2017 Texas Tech
Board of Regents Approves Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling Degree

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[Read More…]

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by February 24, 2017 Texas Tech
Knight Raiders to Host Southwest Collegiate Championship

Knight Raiders to Host Southwest Collegiate Championship

(from Texas Tech) The chess tournament is five rounds of rapid chess. WHAT: The Texas Tech University Knight Raiders chess team will host the Southwest Collegiate Championship, which consists of five rounds of highly competitive chess. The five schools competing are Texas Tech, University of Texas at Dallas, University of[Read More…]

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by February 23, 2017 Texas Tech
Bestselling Author Jeffrey Toobin to Keynote School of Law Scholarship Gala

Bestselling Author Jeffrey Toobin to Keynote School of Law Scholarship Gala

(from Texas Tech) New Yorker Writer, Bestselling Author Jeffrey Toobin to Keynote School of Law Scholarship Gala Toobin also serves as a legal analyst for CNN. WHAT: Jeffrey Toobin, staff writer at The New Yorker and senior legal analyst at CNN, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual[Read More…]

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by February 23, 2017 Texas Tech
Library to Host Book Signing for ‘West Texas Middleweight’

Library to Host Book Signing for ‘West Texas Middleweight’

(from Texas Tech) Library to Host Book Signing for ‘West Texas Middleweight’ The signing will be held on Thursday in Texas Tech Library’s Croslin Room. WHAT: Texas Tech University Libraries will host a book signing for the Texas Tech University Press publication, “West Texas Middleweight: The Story of LaVern Roach”[Read More…]

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by February 22, 2017 Texas Tech
Lady Raider Basketball Summer Camp Dates Announced

Lady Raider Basketball Summer Camp Dates Announced

(from Texas Tech) Camps begin on June 11 at the United Supermarkets Arena LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech women’s basketball Head Coach Candi Whitaker will be hosting her annual basketball camps once again this June. Campers will get the opportunity to work with the entire Lady Raider Basketball staff and[Read More…]

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by February 20, 2017 Texas Tech
Texas Tech System Reps Set to Visit the Capitol on March 1

Texas Tech System Reps Set to Visit the Capitol on March 1

(from Texas Tech) Every two years, hundreds of alumni and supporters of the Texas Tech University System come together in the halls of the Texas State Capitol in Austin for Texas Tech System Day. Sponsored by the Texas Tech Alumni Association (TTAA), the March 1, 2017 event is an opportunity[Read More…]

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by February 20, 2017 Texas Tech
Texas Tech to Host 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Texas Tech to Host 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

(from Texas Tech) The university has been chosen as the site of a six-week academic and leadership focusing on work in the government, regional or international organization sector. Texas Tech University continues to be recognized as a global leader in cultural and economic development. The university has been selected as[Read More…]

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by February 20, 2017 Texas Tech