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11:03 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: TEDx Texas Tech Asks "What If?"

Scientist Katharine Hayhoe talked about climate change and its' long term effects. Picture by Allison Terry.

What if a Saturday could change your life? On February 28, attendees of TEDx Texas Tech University were asked this question, and many more.  

The TEDx event was held in the Allen Theatre at the Texas Tech Student Union on Saturday. There were over 700 people in attendance, and 13 speakers. The topics ranged from space to “Fifty Shades of Grey”, offering something for everyone.

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Blogs
1:47 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Blarney Stone Legend Endures, Despite Uncertainty

Left, Blarney Castle, where the famous Blarney Stone is set into the walls, and right, Texas Tech's Blarney Stone, an alleged fragment of the original Blarney Stone.

An old Irish legend says that if you kiss the Blarney Stone, you are granted the gift of blarney - what 19th century Irish politician John O'Connor Power calls "something more than mere flattery. It is flattery sweetened by humour and flavoured by wit." 

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Blogs
1:51 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: School of Law, HSC Prepared for Ebola, Other Outbreaks

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.

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Blogs
12:26 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Medical Minute: Pumpkin Carving

Medical Minute is a one-minute segment aired on KTTZ-TV, Texas Tech Public Media in partnership with The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.

Blogs
12:24 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Medical Minute: Preparing for School

Medical Minute is a one-minute segment aired on KTTZ-TV, Texas Tech Public Media in partnership with The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. 

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