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1:10 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Nellis Says Quality Enhancement Plan Crucial to University Success

Much like an annual checkup at your doctor's, Texas Tech is receiving its decennial checkup from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

A representative for the association will be visiting the Texas Tech campus in late February to assess Tech's Quality Enhancement Plan - in other words, to assess the quality of the education that students at Tech receive. 

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5:59 pm
Tue February 3, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Panel Brings Light to Higher Ed Challenges in Legislature

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The Texas Tribune, an Austin-based publication that covers policy and politics in Texas, made the trek from Austin to Lubbock last week as a part of a statewide discussion that looks toward the next five years in public and higher education. 

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3:23 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Salmonella Research Highlights Lubbock

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 Newport, Panama, and San Diego do not seem to have much in common with Lubbock. But now, a new discovery is linking these areas together. 

Salmonella Lubbock, or scientifically known as salmonella enterica subspecies Lubbock, is a new serotype of food poisoning. Traditionally, salmonella strains are named after the location they were discovered in. Marie Bugarel, a research assistant professor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences, discovered the new strain while testing a known type of salmonella. 

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2:37 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

Faith Matters conversation with David Roach

David Roach, EdD, is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Texas Tech University.

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5:01 pm
Sat January 31, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: 800-Year-Old Turkish Tradition Performed at Tech

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"Come, come, whoever you are. 

Wonderer, worshipper, lover of leaving. 

It doesn't matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair.

Come, even if you have broken your vow a thousand times.

Come, yet again, come, come."

               -Jalaluddin Rumi, 13th century Persian poet

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