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MVP Green Zone Module I: Core Veterans Advocacy Training for Faculty & Staff
Core Training is open to all faculty and staff members and is the first module in this veterans’ advocacy training. This program is designed to assist faculty and staff to better serve student veterans and their family members on campus.

Originator: Eric Washington            Posted On :   7/20/2016

Graduate Minor in Cross-Cultural Studies (CCS)- ALL GRADUATE DISCIPLINES
The CCS Graduate Minor is supported by a multidisciplinary curriculum geared toward enhancing cross-cultural knowledge, skills, leadership, and lifetime professional success in a broad variety of traditional and non-traditional career paths.

Originator: Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Academic * Departmental 

Steps to Online Accessibility
This series from Worldwide eLearning provides participants with opportunities to learn about the various skills to make online courses accessible to students.

Originator: Candess Keane            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Academic * Faculty/Staff Organization * Teaching, Learning & Professional Development Center 

Environmental Sustainability - Fall '16 - Online Graduate Course BIOL 6301-D09
Environmental Sustainability is being offered Fall 2016 as an online elective for graduate students across all related fields.

Originator: Deborah Carr            Posted On :   7/21/2016

Skillsoft/CBT Extended Maintenance, Saturday, July 23rd
Skillsoft/CBT will undergo extended maintenance, starting Saturday, July 23rd, from 5 am - 5 pm.

Originator: IT Help Central            Posted On :   7/21/2016
IT Announcements * Departmental 

Participants Needed for Child Video Conversation Project! $30
Researchers at Texas Tech University are seeking mothers and children to participate in a project on children’s conversations about videos. Participants will be paid $30.

Originator: Jennifer Harris            Posted On :   7/21/2016

ShortCourses to Fine Tune Your Professional Skills
The TTU IT Division invites you to attend Summer 2016 ShortCourses

Originator: IT Education            Posted On :   7/21/2016
IT Announcements 

Beat the summer heat at Sam's Place at Murray!
Sam’s Place at Murray is keeping you cool this summer and serving up a variety of treats to help you beat the heat! Come by and cool off with f'real milkshakes, smoothies or frozen cappuccinos!

Originator: Alan Cushman            Posted On :   7/20/2016
Arts & Entertainment 

Workshop on "Creating Your Own Opportunities" set July 26
Learn @ Your Library workshop on "Creating Your Own Opportunities: Using University Library Resources to Become an Entrepreneur and Obtain a Patent"

Originator: Julie Barnett            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Academic * Departmental 

AlcoholEdu & Haven Now Available For Incoming Students!
AlcoholEdu & Haven, the two online courses required for all incoming students, are now available. All freshman and transfer students have until August 19, 2016 to complete the first module. Visit for more information.

Originator: Caitlin Graves            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Academic * Departmental 

Raiders Respond: bystander intervention training with FREE FOOD and a t-shirt!
Join RISE for an interactive seminar on preventing drunk driving, sexual assault, or alcohol poisoning. Register for training on OrgSync or call (806) 742-2110. Lunch is provided, and participants will receive a free Raiders Respond tshirt!

Originator: Kimberly Simon Akins            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Lectures & Seminars * Student Organization 

Student Graphic Designer Needed!
Support Operations for Academic Retention (SOAR) is looking for a Student Graphic Designer!

Originator: Patrick Bohn            Posted On :   7/20/2016
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 

Want to help plan Carol of Lights®?
For more information and to apply, go to Applications are due by: September 6th at 5:00pm

Originator: Kiley Yonavich            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Student Organization 

WS 4399 Seminar Offered (Fall 2016)
Probe your chosen career path. Ponder depictions of knowledge from several perspectives. Connect media in many disciplines to your lived experiences. Enhance your global competencies while increasing your analytical and critical thinking skills.

Originator: Patricia Earl            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Academic * Departmental * Student Organization 

Interested in learning more about human sexuality? Take HDFS 3321 in the Fall!
There are still spots open for the 12PM section of "Human Sexuality from a Life Span Perspective”. Take the course students say is “one of my favorite classes I’ve taken in my college career” and “every Tech student should take this course”.

Originator: Dana Weiser            Posted On :   7/20/2016

Fall 2016 World Music (course)
Open to all undergrads and grads across the LBK campus

Originator: CHRISTOPHER J Smith            Posted On :   7/20/2016
Lectures & Seminars 

Fall 2016 course: Musics of the African Diaspora
Open to all undergrad and grad students from across the LBK campus

Originator: CHRISTOPHER J Smith            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Lectures & Seminars 

Exciting New LPC Course F'2016! HUM 1300: The Humanities in the 21st Century
HUM 1300: The Humanities in the 21st Century
MWF 11 - 11:50 AM
For First Year Freshmen only.
Fulfills Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core requirement.

Originator: Brett Stine            Posted On :   7/20/2016

Ombudsperson Office - Need A Confidential, Informal Place to Discuss Disputes?
The Faculty Ombudsperson Office is available to assist with informal conflict resolution. E-mail or call Jean Pearson Scott at or 834-6589.

Originator: Jean Scott            Posted On :   7/20/2016
Academic * Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 

Is Getting a Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree One of Your Life/Career Goals?
Join us in the Grad School at noon on Friday, July 22 for a brown bag lunch with Graduate School staff members to learn more about how to apply for graduate school and what resources are available to you as a Texas Tech staff member.

Originator: Shannon Samson            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Academic * Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 

COWamongus! is Hiring
COWamongus is Hiring Student Assistants

Originator: Adrian Rodriguez            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 

2016 Archive of Modern American Warfare Symposium - Registration Now Open!
Registration is now open for the first annual Archive of Modern American Warfare Symposium.

Originator: Andrew Hinton            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Research * Lectures & Seminars * Academic 

Summer Intramurals for Session 2
Sand Volleyball, 3 on 3 Basketball, Outdoor Soccer and Softball are the sports we are offering for Summer 2. Sign-Ups are now through July 20th. is your place to sign-up for these free events.

Originator: Jared McCauley            Posted On :   7/20/2016
Rec Sports Programming 

Interested in the technical side of sustainable energy? Check out this course!
WE 5300-Fall 2016 course geared for graduate students in STEM fields. This is a sustainability course that covers grid systems, wind energy, and solar energy. Course CRN: 23325. Students need to email for admission.

Originator: Skylar Starbuck            Posted On :   7/21/2016

Interested in sustainable energy project management? This is the course for you!
WE 5310–Fall 2016 grad course for students interested in project management in the energy industry. This course covers wind, solar, and social issues in the industry. Students need to email for admission and information.

Originator: Skylar Starbuck            Posted On :   7/21/2016

WE 4390-Fall ‘16 course for wind energy seniors. Prereq: Must have received an A in WE 3100 and have taken WE 4313. Students will design a wind farm from the ground up, design business plan, etc. Email to discuss enrollment.

Originator: Skylar Starbuck            Posted On :   7/21/2016

Men & women needed for study on hormones/ stomach activity: $150 if qualified
Participants between 18-65 are needed for a study on hormones & stomach activity. Qualified participants will be asked to come to a research laboratory for approximately 8 hours over 2 different days & will receive $150 for participating.

Originator: Jordan George            Posted On :   7/18/2016

Women's Equality Day "Tweetchat"
What is Women's Equality Day all about? Join us for our #WED2016 twitter conversation to find out more.

Originator: Patricia Earl            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Research * Academic * Departmental 

CFP - Gender & Gender Identity Colloquium
Is gender relevant to the 21st Century? How do gender difference and power relations influence us? How do transgender and gender identities intersect with other identities?

Originator: Patricia Earl            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Research * Academic * Departmental 

Culture! People! History! Legends! Myths & Fairy Tales!
Discover cultures, people, history, legends, myths, fairy tales while fulfilling Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core requirements. Seats available for Fall 2016.

Originator: Carla Burrus            Posted On :   7/19/2016

Are you First Generation? Not sure, let's clarify!
Many students do not know what it means to be the first in their family to attend a four-year university, if you are not sure, let's clarify!

Originator: Priscilla Morales            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Academic * Departmental 

Dating couples are needed to study relationship development. Both should be at least 18 years old, never married, childless, be interested in participating in a 3-phase study, and would like to be entered in a drawing for an Amazon gift card.

Originator: Maya Takano            Posted On :   7/19/2016

Need a multicultural course? Try "Language in a Multicultural America"!
Language in a Multicultural America (ENGL 2371, T/Th 2–3:20)

America is a country of great diversity—racially, economically, politically. This course investigates how language impacts—and is impacted by—America's many cultures.

Originator: Aaron Braver            Posted On :   7/20/2016

Latina/os needed for research study: Chance to win Amazon gift card!
Latina/os between the ages of 18-25 are needed to participate in a study on stress and mental health. Participants will be entered in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon gift card!

Originator: Abigail Cruz            Posted On :   7/21/2016

November/December 2016 Texas Techsan magazine copy deadline
The November/December 2016 Texas Techsan magazine copy deadline is Wednesday, August 10, 2016. The Texas Techsan is the official alumni publication for Texas Tech University. Please send your campus and alumni news to

Originator: Jennifer Ritz            Posted On :   7/20/2016

New STEM Faculty Development Program in the TLPDC
We are now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 STEP Faculty Fellowship. The deadline to apply is August 5th.

Originator: ken Griffith            Posted On :   7/20/2016
Academic * Departmental 

SBIR/STTR Webinars July 25 and 26
Topics for the Department of Energy SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement have been issued.

Originator: Kaitlyn Hale            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Research * Academic * Departmental 

Follow the Graduate Student Advisory Council on Social Media!
Please like us on Facebook ( and follow us on Twitter ( for GSAC, campus, local, and national news & information relevant to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at Texas Tech.

Originator: KIM Elmore            Posted On :   7/20/2016
Academic * Student Organization 

Next Week's Professional Development Events for Grads & Postdocs!
Don't miss these free professional development events for grad students & postdocs! Click the headline for details or visit the Graduate School Calendar of Events at

Originator: KIM Elmore            Posted On :   7/20/2016
Research * Lectures & Seminars * Academic 

18th & Indiana Construction
Beginning July 5th, the southbound lanes of Indiana Avenue will be closed for repairs. During this time, northbound lanes will be converted to two way traffic.

Originator: Jacob Keas            Posted On :   7/21/2016
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization * Student Organization