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Adobe alerts TTU of software license expiration error
Some TTU Customers using Adobe products may receive an expiration notice or experience inoperable Adobe software

Originator: IT Help Central            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Employee Announcements 

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 :   11/30/2017
Academic * Departmental 

IT Alert: Vulnerability in macOS High Sierra
It has been reported by news outlets recently that a vulnerability in macOS High Sierra exists in which an attacker may be able to bypass administrator authentication by accessing the system as “root” without entering the administrator’s password.

Originator: IT Help Central            Posted On :   11/29/2017
Employee Announcements * Student Announcements 

Research Study on Family Experience of Addiction Recovery ($25 Compensation)
A research study is being conducted on the recovery experiences of non-addicted family members of addicts who have previously received inpatient or outpatient treatment for an addiction in the last 10 years.

Originator: Mazie Zielinski            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Research Study on Brain Recovery from Alcoholism ($25 - $45 Compensation)
A research study is being conducted on individuals who previously drank at alcoholic levels. Participants must be between the ages of 18-65, with at least 1 month and up to 20 years of sobriety.

Originator: Mazie Zielinski            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Latina/o and Hispanic Students Needed! Chance to win a $20 gift card!
The Norms, Impulsivity, Culture, and Substances (NICS) online study is interested in personal and environmental factors that relate to drinking and substance use behaviors in Latina/o and Hispanic college students.

Originator: Molin Shi            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Participants Needed for Online Study! Chance to win a $20 Gift Card!
The Norms, Impulsivity, Culture, and Substances (NICS) online study is interested in personal and environmental factors that relate to drinking and substance use behaviors in college students.

Originator: Molin Shi            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Fall 2017 Accessibility Trainings - TTU Worldwide eLearning
Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning provides a series of trainings in multiple formats that teach instructors how to keep their courses accessible. The events calendar, links to register and links to detailed descriptions are here:

Originator: Timothy Howard            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Academic * Faculty/Staff Organization 

FREE Academic Coaching & Presentations
Are you a student that needs help organizing your schedule to prepare for finals? Are you an on-campus department or faculty member that needs a presentation for a course? The Academic Coaches and Student Presenters at the Learning Center can help!

Originator: Alicia Rosas            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Watch and Vote on the Best Idea!- Last Day
They pitched, now we need you to vote for the idea you think is best!

Originator: Krysten Moore            Posted On :   11/30/2017

$ Money $ Money $ Money $
Introduction to Personal Finance will teach you the basics about student loans, as well as other forms of borrowing, investing, and financial protection! Learn the basics of funding your education and paying it back! Register for PFI 3301!

Originator: Jennifer Wilson            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Kids Climbing Hours at the Wall
Youth climbing hours available at the Texas Tech Rec Center Climbing Wall Saturday December 2nd.

Originator: Kevin Hoffman            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Rec Sports Programming 

TTU Surplus Warehouse Sale
TTU Surplus Warehouse Sale Dec 6th.

Originator: Todd Smith            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Holiday at the Museum
Join the Museum of Texas Tech University on Saturday December 2nd for our annual celebration of the Holiday Season! Santa, refreshments, crafts, face painting, live performances, and more!

Originator: Daniel Tyler            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Arts & Entertainment 

TTU/TTUHSC Latino/Hispanic Faculty and Staff Association: December
Come be a part of your association! This year our focus is on health.

Originator: Beatrice Perez            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Faculty/Staff Organization 

Don't Miss Out on Free Money!
Need help filing out your FAFSA? Let our Financial Aid Professionals help!

Originator: Laura Scott            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Saving Face, the award-winning family comedy-drama, will be screened on 12/6 at 7 PM at Alamo Drafthouse. Tickets are $5. A discussion led by Dr. Aliza Wong follows the film.

Originator: Dana Weiser            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Arts & Entertainment * Lectures & Seminars * Academic 

What does Women's Studies mean to you?
Have you taken a Women’s Studies course that helped you in life, education, career choices, etc. and want to tell other Texas Tech University students about it?

Originator: Patricia Earl            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Research * Academic * Departmental 

Are you a WGS graduate student?
Do you need to take WGS Feminist Thought & Theory (graduate level) course this coming spring 2018?

Originator: Patricia Earl            Posted On :   11/30/2017

We Are Proud to Present...
Texas Tech University School of Theatre & Dance will present this play-within-a-play Nov. 30 through Dec. 3 in the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. Mainstage Theatre.

A limited number of free student rush tickets are available for Texas Tech students.

Originator: Cory Norman            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Arts & Entertainment * Departmental 

Having second thoughts about your minor? Want another one?
Add an ENGL minor and earn $200!

Originator: Eleanor Mode            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Join SWC/SCL for open house today
Meet the staff of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library and view fall exhibits.

Originator: Julie Barnett            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Supplemental Instruction Info Session Next Week
Find out what it takes to be a Supplemental Instruction Leader for the Spring 2018 semester. SI is looking to fill 30 positions for the spring semester.

Originator: William Lopez            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 

High & Dry XVII Opening Reception Friday!
A photographic exhibition of peoples and places of the world's dry lands.

Originator: Javier Lopez            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Arts & Entertainment 

Win up to $200 in the Psychological Sciences’ Diversity Art Contest!
Submit your artwork that celebrates diversity and under-represented cultures to the Department of Psychological Sciences' Diversity in Art Fair and Contest! The Art Fair will be on February 23 from 1:30-3pm! Light refreshments will be provided.

Originator: Zohal Heidari            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Arts & Entertainment 

iLaunch Competition: Pitch an Idea. Launch a Startup. Win $10,000!
Submit a business plan and a pitch deck for a chance to win $10,000!

Originator: Krysten Moore            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Departmental * Student Employment/Career Opportunities 

TTU School of Art student clubs present a Holiday Art Sale this Thursday, November 30th from 10 AM - 4 PM at the SUB Ballroom.

Originator: Jose Arredondo            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Arts & Entertainment * Student Organization 

The plants come in two sizes 6 ½ inch - $14.00 and 8 inch - $26.00. They come with a bow and speed cover.

Originator: Lisa Simmons            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Summer with Psychological Sciences!
The Department of Psychological Sciences has a wide variety of fun summer course offerings, including several online options. Check us out and consider taking a course!

Originator: Lindsay Greenlee            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Living in traditional style residence hall? CHANCE TO WIN $20 GIFT CARD
Looking for students who are at least 18 years of age & who currently live in or lived (Fall 2016/Spring 2017) in the Texas Tech University residence halls of traditional style to participate in a research study on residence hall satisfaction.

Originator: Alicia Morton            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Fitness awareness study
Healthy participants with overweight or obesity, between the ages of 25 to 65 years are being recruited for a questionnaire based study to identify the associations between body fat, muscle mass, and perceptions on exercise and health.

Originator: Nadeeja Wijayatunga            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Students and Faculty Needed for Interview on Campus Carry!
We are looking for students or faculty members to do an interview on their attitudes about campus carry and its impacts on their academic experience. All participants will receive $10 in compensation.

Originator: Lauren Newmyer            Posted On :   11/30/2017

HDFS Visiting Professor Colloquium
Join us for cookies and coffee as visiting scholar, Nadia S. Moratto Vasquez, presents:

“Families in Armed Conflict in Colombia from Two Perspectives: Forced Internal Displacement and Demobilization.”

Originator: Sandra Vasquez            Posted On :   11/29/2017
Academic * Departmental 

YALDA Night Party, By Persian Student Association
Please join us for a night full of fun, music, dance and poetry to celebrate one of the brilliant nights in Persian heritage.

Originator: Mahdi Ramezanian            Posted On :   11/29/2017
Arts & Entertainment * Student Organization 

Office of Global Health Lecture
The TTUHSC Office of Global Health (OGH) invites you to attend an ongoing lecture series on issues related to global health and building healthy communities.

Originator: Julie Eoff            Posted On :   11/29/2017
Lectures & Seminars 

Book Donations
The Office of Academic Enrichment at Texas Tech is in search of textbook donations from willing students, faculty, and staff.

Originator: Ciarra Galindo            Posted On :   11/29/2017
Student Organization 

Females aged 20-35 Wanted for Balance Study (BMI greater than or equal to 30)
I bet you couldn't remember the number of times you have fallen the past 6 months or year-- if yes two hands are not enough to count them. Participate in my study to compare how balance affects females', young and old, daily activities!

Originator: Maria Isabela Aurellado            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
The musical powerhouse, Trans-Siberian Orchestra will perform an unforgettable presentation of "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve," at the United Supermarkets Arena Dec. 7.

Originator: Marissa Rivera            Posted On :   11/30/2017
Arts & Entertainment 

Payroll & Tax Services Newsletter is now available with newsletters coming every two months. Find current news and tips from Payroll & Tax Services.

Originator: Phyllis Taylor            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Researchers seeking fans of Gilmore Girls.
Are you a super-fan or maybe you just really enjoyed the show?
We need guys, gals, any age group.

Originator: Shera Thomas-Jackson            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Study Abroad in London May 2018
Earn 6 credit hours studying in London during May 2018! Applications open now! More information available at

Originator: Cam Stone            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Are you resilient?
Students, Faculty & Staff- please complete a survey about resiliency experiences. We want to know about your knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors about resiliency

Originator: Shera Thomas-Jackson            Posted On :   11/30/2017

Humanities Center Student Prize-1st deadline 12/1
Short abstracts and Initial descriptions of projects DUE 12/1 for the Humanities Center scholarship competition for undergraduate and graduate students.

Originator: Donald Lavigne            Posted On :   11/29/2017