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Nepal is the home to eight of the world's 14 tallest mountains. But beneath the peaks of the Himalayas, a disaster was waiting. 

A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake destroyed Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, along with many surrounding villages. The death toll, nearly two weeks after the quake, nears 8,000.

The destruction hits close to home for a small community of Texas Tech students who hail from the mountainous country between India and China.

On this edition of Inside Texas Tech:

Host Robert Giovannetti sits down with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe to discuss how climate change is affecting West Texas.

Then Dr. David Weindorf talks about a trip to Alaska that he will be taking this summer.

Watch the full episode below and tune in Thursdays at 7:00pm on KTTZ-TV.

Many Texas Tech students complete an internship before graduation, to gain valuable experience in their chosen field. For students aspiring to work in politics or government, there is one special opportunity for Red Raiders.

Each semester, including summer sessions, up to 19 lucky students are chosen for the Government and Public Service Internship program. These student go to Washington, D.C. for the term and work directly with congress and senate members.

Inside Texas Tech: Climate Change and Alaska Trip

Apr 27, 2015

This week host Robert Giovannetti sits down with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe to discuss how climate change is affecting west Texas. Then Dr. David Weindorf talks about a trip to Alaska that he will be taking this summer. Watch the promo below and tune in Thursday at 7:00pm on KTTZ-TV.

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A group of longtime Texas Tech University professors and public radio fans have been meeting nearly every morning for the better part of  two decades to discuss news and events, usually heard through public radio

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