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11:55 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: Tech Holiday Tradition Embracing Green Future

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.
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Texas Tech is adding a little extra green to the usual holiday colors this season, thanks to an update to a beloved campus tradition. 

2014's Carol of Lights was completely powered by LED lights, slashing energy costs by an estimated 80 percent. 

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2:09 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: STEM Curriculum, Research Focuses on Teaching Engineering to Kids

  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. 

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3:08 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: Durang Play Opening Shines Light on Theatre, Dance Dept.

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Texas Tech's Department of Theatre & Dance's production of Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike opens tonight at the Maedgen Mainstage Theatre, throwing the spotlight on the department that director Jonathan Marks calls "terrific."

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10:51 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: Experts on the US-China Climate Deal

President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping reached an agreement earlier this week to cut carbon emissions.
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As the US and China struck a deal in Beijing this past week to slash carbon emissions by 2030, the effects of climate change can still be felt in Texas Tech's back yard, the director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech says. 

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12:09 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: Veterans Honored, Top Priority at TTU

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.


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