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AFISM Newsletter Published for Campus
The July edition of AFISM’s newsletter is available for the campus.

Originator: Shawn Massie            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Banner News and Tips for Employees 


TODAY! LHFSA Meeting
Fireworks make for all that is good in July. Come see how that excitement is shared at today's meeting.

Originator: Beatrice Perez            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Get paid to go on vacation and earn a chance to win a $100 VISA gift card!
Dr. Jamie Cooper in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, is recruiting adult men and women (ages 18-65) who are taking a 1-3 week vacation to participate in a research study looking at the effects of vacation on health measures.


Originator: Theresa Tokar            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Research 


Attention Orgs Funded by Student Government
If your organization receives funding from SGA you will no longer be emailed a quarterly financial statement. The balances are now on the SGA website.


Originator: Katherine Taylor            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic * Student Organization 


Win a TTU Scholarship for your Holiday Design
The Office of the President is looking for the next design of the official Texas Tech University Holiday Card and Holiday Open House invite. Submit your design for a chance to win a $500 or $1,000 scholarship!

Originator: sarahelise Wilson            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Arts & Entertainment * Academic * Departmental 


New Breakfast Bowls & Breakfast Quesadillas at Sam's Place at the SUB
Check out the new breakfast bowls and breakfast quesadillas served at Sam's Place at the Student Union from 8am to 10am!

Originator: Alan Cushman            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Arts & Entertainment 


ANNUAL ENROLLMENT DATES ANNOUNCED
Annual enrollment is the time when Texas Tech employees can make changes to their insurance benefits for the plan year 2015.

Originator: Stephanie Gonzales            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Faculty/Staff Organization 


Fall 2014- SBS Core Credit with NO Textbook required!
Save $ on books - SW 1300: WHY AND HOW OF SOCIAL SERVICES fulfills SBS core credit. Two sections available for fall 2014. Enjoy a lively semester examining range of services to promote human well-being & control behavior in society.

Originator: Laura Lowe            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic 


ONLINE COUPLES SURVEYS: CHANCE TO WIN AMAZON GIFT CARD!
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: Rachel Baird            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Research 


Arts & Sciences Facebook Friday Giveaway!!!
Like the College of Arts & Sciences on Facebook and you could win a free T-Shirt!

Originator: Colleen Sisneros            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Arts & Entertainment 


Are you interested in the science behind a glass of wine?
Enroll in PSS 1311 The Science of Wine to learn the science of wine and career opportunities.

Originator: Christina Chadwell            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic 


CBG Staff Positions Available
TTU Center for Biotechnology and Genomics is looking for applicants for two new Master's staff positions.

Originator: Beatrice Perez            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic * Departmental 


Computer Science Tutors Needed for Fall 2014
Are you looking for a positive, unique, on-campus job that also helps you develop your skills working with a variety of people? Consider being a tutor with the TECHniques Center!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/4/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


Wind Energy Tutors Needed - Fall 2014
Are you looking for a positive, fun, flexible, and on-campus job that lets you share your skills with others? Check out the TECHniques Center's tutoring positions!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


RHIM Tutors Needed for Fall 2014!
Do you like to help others in a meaningful way? Would you like to develop a great resume item? Consider being a TECHniques Center tutor!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


Advertising Tutors Needed for Fall 2014!
Put your developing Mad Men skills to use and join a great tutoring team in the TECHniques Center this semester!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


Graduate Online Elective in Environmental Sustainability
Environmental Sustainability is being offered Fall 2014 as an online elective for graduate students across all related fields.

Originator: Deborah Carr            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic 


GETTING STARTED WITH BOOKKEEPING SOFTWARE
The Small Business Development Center is sponsoring a workshop that will show you how to use QuickBooks® software to set up your small business bookkeeping.

Originator: ELAINE Melot            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Small Business Development Center 


SALES TAX FOR SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR
The Small Business Development Center and the Texas Comptroller Office are sponsoring this FREE public seminar to answer your questions about sales tax for small businesses.

Originator: ELAINE Melot            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Small Business Development Center 


Competitive Scholarship FY 2015-2016
It is not too early to start preparing materials for upcoming scholarships supported by the Women's Studies Program. Available to undergraduate and graduate students.

Originator: Patricia Earl            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic * Departmental 


TTU Research is on Facebook and Twitter!
We want to keep you updated on the latest research news, events and accomplishments at Texas Tech through Facebook and Twitter.

Originator: Darby Sullivan            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Research 


Mechanical Engineering Tutors Needed - Fall 2014
Are you looking for a positive, fun, flexible, and on-campus job that lets you share your skills with others? Check out the TECHniques Center's tutoring positions!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


Great Volunteer Opportunity- Texas Tech Therapeutic Riding!
We need volunteers to help with hippotherapy and therapeutic riding classes! No horse experience necessary!
The volunteer orientation is Monday, July 14th at 2:00 P.M. Call 792-4683 or e-mail ttrc@ttu.edu to sign up and for directions!


Originator: Ashley Davis            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic * Departmental 


Women's Equality Day "Tweetchat"
What is Women's Equality Day all about? Join us for our #WED2014 twitter conversation to find out more.

Originator: Patricia Earl            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Research * Academic * Departmental 


Want to help us know more about test anxiety? Participate in research about it!
We are looking for students to participate in a research study regarding test anxiety.
https://educttu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_efGLTcAOD5jpZaJ


Originator: Feiya Xiao            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Research 


Did You Know You Can Buy TTU Press Books at a 30% Discount?
Stop by our offices or order online!

Originator: Jada Rankin            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Arts & Entertainment * Departmental 


Education Code 51.9705
Texas Tech University encourages students to purchase or rent textbooks from the university-affiliated bookstore, Texas Tech Barnes & Noble. In accordance with State of Texas House Bill 1096...

Originator: Autumn Arthur            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic * Departmental 


Kid's Triathlon is SATURDAY!!!! LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER!
The Fit 4 Fun Kid's Triathlon is on Saturday! Register in the Fit/Well or online by FRIDAY!. Late registration is $25 per child. Registration information is available at http://bit.ly/ttukidstri or call 806-742-3828.


Originator: Scott Layher            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Departmental * Rec Sports Programming 


PAID PARTICIPATION
Texas Tech Department of Industrial Engineering is currently looking for university students to participate in an experimental game developed to gain an understanding in human economic behavior.

Originator: Leonidas Javier Guadalupe Herrera            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Research 


Grab a copy of The Word magazine! Free student guide.
If you're an incoming student at Texas Tech, or just want to get some free coupons for off campus dining locations, grab a copy of The Word magazine in the SUB, library and Holden Hall.

Originator: Jenabeth Gunter            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Student Organization 


TTU INTERNAL FULBRIGHT APPLICATION DEADLINE (2015-2016) is SEPT. 14, 2014
Fulbright funds up to an academic year for Graduate Students and Undergraduate Seniors looking to teach English or conduct research abroad (must be U.S. citizen).

For more information: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/


Originator: Lynne Fallwell            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Lectures & Seminars * Academic 


Attention Grad Students: Looking for a GA position?
The Office of Planning and Assessment, OPA, is currently in the process of hiring a new Graduate Assistant. If you are interested, please email your resume and any further questions to katie.randolph@ttu.edu

Originator: Katie Randolph            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Departmental * Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


$10 for Participation in Study
Please take part in a 30-60 minute study on positive and negative events. Participants receive $10. Individuals must have been in a romantic relationship for 6 months or more to participate. For more information, email texastechstudy2014@gmail.com.

Originator: Cary Oldham            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Research 


ATTN: Organizations funded by Student Government - FY14 Deadline approaching!!
There is approximately one month left to use your FY14 funding. All receipts and paperwork for this fiscal year (September 2013 through August 2014) are due to SGA no later than August 8, 2014.

Originator: Katherine Taylor            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Student Organization 


Fall Course
What connects Darwin and Victorians to film and computers?
Answer: English 3308 Victorian Transformations—take the course and find out more (Fall T/Th: 11-12:20 OR 2-3:20 pm)



Originator: Alison Rukavina            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic 


New course – Geog 5310: Political Ecology - The Politics of Urban Environments
New course this fall. Seminar on the politics of urban environments.

Originator: Cynthia Sorrensen            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Academic 


Computer Science beginner course offered this summer!
CS, CMPE, MACS, & EECS majors, Non-Majors, and CS Minors are encouraged to register for CS 1412 - Programming Principles II in Summer II.

Originator: Juliana Chavez            Posted On :   7/4/2014
Academic * Departmental 


Computer Science courses are offered in Summer II – electives too!!
CS, CMPE, MACS, & EECS majors, Non-Majors, and Minors are encouraged to register for class this summer!
(Elective courses are not allowable for CS Minor fulfillment)


Originator: Juliana Chavez            Posted On :   7/4/2014
Academic * Departmental 


Blood Drive
United Blood Services Bloodmobile will be parked outside Drane Hall on Friday morning , July 11. Contact Cynthia Davis at cynthia.davis@ttu.edu to schedule an appointment. Sponsored by Procurement Services.

Originator: Cynthia Davis            Posted On :   7/3/2014
Departmental 


COWamongus!
No Lunch at COWamongus

Originator: Adrian Rodriguez            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Departmental 


EH&S Assistant Vice President Candidates Visit Campus
Four finalists for the newly created assistant vice president for environmental health and safety will visit the Texas Tech campus in July.

Originator: Sally Post            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Research 


Camp Champion 2014 “We still have room for more campers”
Camp Champion is a sports and motor skills camp that works with students 5 years to 10 years old students. For application and details contact ESS 806-742-3371 or http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hess/newsandevents/index.php

Originator: Donna Torres            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Athletics * Departmental 


Summer 2--Fulfill your VPA Core Curriculum Credit with MUHL 1308
Music in Western Civilization MUHL 1308 will be offered during the second summer session. Open to all TTU students.

Originator: Eric Fried            Posted On :   7/3/2014
Academic 


"Putting on the Dog" photo reception
Come help us observe the dog days of summer and attend the July 25 reception for our annual "Putting on the Dog" photo exhibition.

Originator: Jane Bell            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Arts & Entertainment 


Road Construction
Beginning Wednesday, July 9, 9th Street, between Flint and Indiana, will be reduced to two lanes. For the next 6 weeks please use caution around this area and/or use an alternate route.

Originator: Doris Hereford            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Now Hiring: Editorial Student Assistant at TTU Press
Texas Tech University Press is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student to work in our Editorial department for Fall 2014 / Spring 2015. Must be a highly proficient written communicator with excellent grammatical skills.

Originator: Joanna Conrad            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


EH&S Assistant Vice President Candidate Riddlemoser to Visit Campus
Roger P. Riddlemoser, one of the four finalists for the newly created assistant vice president for environmental health and safety, will visit the Texas Tech campus on July 10.

Originator: Sally Post            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Research 


Lubbock Lake Landmark to host Archaeology in Action
Visit the Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark on Saturday, July 12, to experience Archaeology in Action: Family Day.

Originator: Susan Rowe            Posted On :   7/6/2014
Arts & Entertainment * Departmental 


Female cigarette smokers needed: Smoking status, mood, and communication study
We are looking for female cigarette smokers to participate in a research study examining the effects of smoking and mood on communication. You can earn up to $40 for participating in the study.


Originator: Noreen Watson            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Research 


GREAT-START PRE-MARITAL WORKSHOP
Are you engaged or recently married and want to build a strong foundation for your marriage?Attend our pre-marital workshop and you will receive a $60 voucher to apply toward your marriage license fees!

Originator: Olivia Hamlin            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Lectures & Seminars 


Nominate a Top Techsan for 2014
Nominate a deserving member of the Texas Tech staff to receive this prestigious award. The deadline for nominations is July 16, 2014.

Originator: Brent Ross            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Promote Your Department in the Texas Techsan Alumni Magazine
Promote the events, activities and projects of your department by advertising in the Texas Techsan, the official publication of the Texas Tech Alumni Association.

Originator: Brent Ross            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic * Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Barnes and Noble at Texas Tech Now Hiring
Booksellers apply for Temporary and Seasonal Employment.
Baristas apply to work at our busy Cafe.
Please refer to details before filling out application. Thank you.


Originator: LUCY FOWLER            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


Texas Tech Parkway Closure
East bound traffic on Texas Tech Parkway between Marsha Sharp Freeway and Indiana Avenue will be reduced to two lanes starting July 9th until July 23rd for road construction related to the West Village Residential Complex.

Originator: Sandra Wiechmann            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization * Student Organization 


HIST-4307-003: The United States, 1945 to present
As the Fall 2014 semester approaches, please consider registering for a new section of HIST-4307: The United States, 1945 to present.

Originator: Richard Driver            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Academic * Departmental 


Graduate & International Students: View World Cup Finals in Jones AT&T Stadium!
Graduate Students, International Students, & their guests are invited to watch the World Cup final match in Jones AT&T stadium! Doors open at 1 PM on July 13th. University IDs required. Free food, drink, & door prizes! Click headline for details.

Originator: KIM Elmore            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Arts & Entertainment * Student Organization 


Major in Global Studies
Want to have a career where you can travel the world? A Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies encompasses the interdisciplinary study of global, international, and regional politics, economics, culture and society.

Originator: Angela Barrera            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Academic 


The Graduate Student Advisory Council is on Facebook & Twitter!
Please like us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ttugsac/info) and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TTUGSAC) for GSAC, campus, local, and national news & information relevant to graduate students at Texas Tech.

Originator: KIM Elmore            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Student Organization 


If you are a right-handed adult (18-35 yrs old)
If you are a right-handed adult (18-35 yrs old) please consider participating in our study, “Role of the medial prefrontal cortex in decision making.”

Originator: Adam Brewer            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Research 


WANT TO BECOME A SKYDIVER? JOIN AIR RAIDERS SKYDIVING CLUB!
check our facebook page for information. We will have a meeting either this week or next so you can come ask questions. We'll try to answer them as best we can.Experience is not required . Anyone is welcome!

Originator: Rafael Jurado            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Student Organization 


A study to learn more about preferred work schedules
Dr. Adam Brewer and Dr. Richman are conducting a study to learn more about preferred work schedules in individuals with and without ASD ages 18-30. Volunteering for this study will require responding on a touchscreen computer screen to earn money.

Originator: Adam Brewer            Posted On :   7/7/2014
Research 


Hispanic Diabetics: Get $40 for Participating in a Communication Research Study
Adult Hispanic and Latino diabetics are invited to participate in a research study on health messages. Focus groups and interviews will take place on the TTU campus. Participants will receive $40 cash. Participation is completely voluntary.

Originator: Elizabeth Gardner            Posted On :   7/8/2014
Research * Academic