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.
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.
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.
Nearly 5,000 people in West Africa have died from the lethal Ebola virus, prompting fears of an American outbreak of the disease - fears intensified since two nurses in Texas and a doctor in New York tested positive for the virus. The CDC and prominent health experts continue to stress, however, that an epidemic in America is unlikely.