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10:10 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Faith Matters conversation with Ted Dotts

Ted Dotts provides commentary and discussion on the writings of Søren Aabye Kierkegaard.

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (b. 1813, d. 1855) was a profound and prolific writer in the Danish “golden age” of intellectual and artistic activity. He was a existentialist philosopher and arguably both the father of existentialism and modern psychology.

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1:53 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: 327-Year-Old Globe Reflects University, World History

Texas Tech's 1688 Coronelli Globe. Photos courtesy of Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock.

Upon entry to Texas Tech's Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, visitors are greeted by a large, glass-contained globe, slightly yellowed with age.

The Coronelli Globe at Texas Tech, a terrestrial globe created by Franciscan monk Vincenzo Coronelli in 1688, is one of four such globes in North America, according to Bruce Cammack, who is the Associate Librarian for Rare Books at the library.

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3:17 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Don't Miss The Texas Tenors Special & Event

Watch the Texas Tenors: You Should Dream pledge special on
Channel 5 and with your donation you could win tickets from the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra to see the LIVE show on Feb. 21st!

This award-winning special airs:

Thursday,  Feb. 5 @ 8:00 p.m.  Sunday, Feb. 8 @ 10:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 16 @ 9:00 p.m.

Three lucky winners will win a pair of tickets to the BBQ dinner and the Texas Tenors live show on February 21st courtesy of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.

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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

Credit photos.ttu.edu

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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