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12:09 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: Veterans Honored, Top Priority at TTU

Veterans Day elicits praise for former military members every November, but a program at Texas Tech is making sure they are appreciated every day of the year - by supporting them in the transition from military to academic life.

Texas Tech's Military & Veterans Program hosted a slew of Veterans Day events yesterday, but that's only part of the work that the MVP does on behalf of military veterans returning to school.

  

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Blogs
10:12 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Inside Texas Tech with President Nellis on KTTZ-TV

On this episode of Inside Texas Tech, host Robert Giovannetti sits down with Texas Tech University President, Duane Nellis.

Blogs
3:10 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Faith Matters conversation with Professor Debra Reed

Debra B. Reed, PhD, RDN, LD has been Professor and Helen DeVitt Jones Chairperson in Nutritional Sciences at Texas Tech since 2004.

Throughout her career, Dr. Reed has been dedicated to using creative, theory-based nutrition interventions and best practices to empower people of all races, ages, cultures, and income levels to improve their food choices for the prevention of obesity and chronic diseases.

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Blogs
3:05 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: Midterm Elections, Explained

Credit NPR

Midterm elections proved to be a bit of a blow to the President's party, as a GOP sweep of House, Senate and Governor's seats tilted the balance of legislative power out of the hands of Democrats.

Seth McKee, an associate professor of political science at Texas Tech University, explains what the takeover will mean for Obama, and how Texas Tech students played a role in the "repudiation" of Obama's policies. 

    

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Science
2:38 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

TTU Professor Part of Team That Discovered Brightest Pulsar

 

A Texas Tech University astrophysicist was part of a team of researchers who recently discovered  a new reason for mysterious ultraluminous X-ray sources to exist in the universe.

The discovery of the brightest pulsar ever recorded was made by accident during an observation aimed at looking at a recent supernova explosion in the nearby galaxy M82. The research was published in the Oct. 9 edition of the peer-reviewed journal Nature.

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