Texas Tech University's Administration Building, where the tradition originated, will now be lit - along with 17 other campus buildings - with LED lights, saving approximately 80 percent in Carol of Lights electricity costs.
As part of an effort to teach young kids STEM concepts like engineering and science, Engineering is Elementary creator Christine Cunningham of the Museum of Science in Boston presented a guest lecture last week in Texas Tech's Livermore Center.
The elementary curriculum that Cunningham developed is also part of research being conducted by the Department of Engineering professor Michelle Pantoya and the College of Education's Zenaida Munoz.
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.