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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: Caitlyn Morgan            Posted On :   5/25/2018

Summer Youth Classes at the National Ranching Heritage Center
For children who have completed the 1st- 5th grades.
June 18-22 2018
The National Ranching Heritage Center

Originator: Katelynn Monroe            Posted On :   5/29/2018
Arts & Entertainment 

Recognize outstanding staff members at Texas Tech!
Texas Tech invites you to nominate outstanding staff members who have demonstrated excellence, leadership, and exemplary service for a Distinguished Staff Award.

Originator: Kristen Grant            Posted On :   5/29/2018
Academic * Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 

Summer I 2018 Graduate Class - The Professoriate
Dr. Weiwu Zhang will lead a seminar in The Professoriate, aka, "Being a College Professor 101." It will provide an overview of faculty roles and evaluations, the tenure system, and focus on the nuts and bolts of finding an academic position.

Originator: Weiwu Zhang            Posted On :   5/29/2018

TTU Annual Property Inventory Certifications Due June 30th
Annual Property Inventory Certifications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. June 30, 2018.

Originator: Roxanne Buchanan            Posted On :   5/28/2018

Satisfy TWO CORE REQUIREMENTS AT THE SAME TIME with VPA 2301 in Summer or Fall
Expand your understanding of the role of the arts in society by taking VPA 2301 while fulfilling both the Language/Philosophy/Culture Core and the Multicultural graduation requirement! Summer I and Fall sections available.

Originator: David Sears            Posted On :   5/28/2018

Enroll in a new course for Fall 2018 -- VPA 5300: The Arts as (Big!) Data
How might computers help us to discover the stylistic features that distinguish Shakespeare from Marlowe? Expand your understanding of the emerging role played by corpus-driven methods in arts research with VPA 5300: The Arts as (Big!) Data.

Originator: David Sears            Posted On :   5/28/2018

Discuss the Role of Government in a Free Society
Undergraduate students from any major may apply for an extracurricular, non-credit reading group during the fall 2018 semester. Participants receive a $1,000 scholarship upon completion of the program. The application deadline is June 1.

Originator: Amanda Smith            Posted On :   5/28/2018

Environmental Sustainability - Fall '18 - Online Graduate Course BIOL 6360-D01
Environmental Sustainability is being offered Fall 2018 as an online elective for graduate students across all related fields.

Originator: Deborah Carr            Posted On :   5/29/2018

International Students Needed For Study
We are looking for International Students to participate in a research study on their experiences in a college campus.

Originator: Andrew Herridge            Posted On :   5/29/2018

Environmental Problems Summer II Online Core Science BIOL 1113 and BIOL 1305
Fulfill part of your core science requirement this summer online, with an online version of BIOL 1305 - D01 Ecology and Environmental Problems and BIOL 1113 - D31 Environmental Problems Lab

Originator: Deborah Carr            Posted On :   5/29/2018

Making Accessible Documents Webinar
On June 5, 10:00 am to 12:00 p.m. CST there will be a free accessibility webinar, focusing on Word and PDF. This workshop will introduce you to the steps needed to make documents accessible to those who utilize assistive technology.

Originator: Timothy Howard            Posted On :   5/28/2018
Lectures & Seminars * Academic 

Non-diabetic individuals are (age: 18-65 years; BMI: 20-60 kg/m2) needed to take and send photographs of food consumed throughout the day for 7 days plus 2 test visits with breakfasts, blood draws and questionnaires. Compensation of $100.

Originator: Chathurika Samudani Dhanasekara            Posted On :   5/25/2018

IBM has increased pricing on SPSS Statistics Software
IBM has increased pricing on SPSS Statistics software that will impact new purchases and renewals.

Originator: ITTS Licensing            Posted On :   5/28/2018
IT Announcements 

Need a LPC/Humanities Course For Fall 2018?: Check Out HUM 1300!
HUM 1300: The Humanities in the 21st Century is an exciting Language, Philosophy, and Culture core course offered through the Humanities Center. It is a multiple-perspective introduction to the Humanities at TTU.

Originator: Brett Stine            Posted On :   5/29/2018

New Service Learning Course this fall 2018 on International Migration
Want to learn about International Migration and also participate in a Service Learning Course? Don't miss this great opportunity and enroll in SOC 3300-002 Special Topics in Sociology: International Migration course this coming Fall

Originator: Nadia Flores            Posted On :   5/29/2018

Research Study on Graduate Students’ Beliefs about Research.
A research study is being conducted to examine graduate students’ beliefs about research. Graduate student enrolled in a masters’ degree in the social and behavioral sciences at Texas Tech University are needed to participate in a two-phase study.

Originator: Amira Zebidi            Posted On :   5/28/2018
Research * Research 

Check Out HR's New Summer Training Series!
Human Resources is offering three sets of training's this summer for staff and faculty who are interested in personal and professional development.

Originator: Kristen Grant            Posted On :   5/29/2018
Academic * Departmental 

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Summer Boot Camp - June 4-7, 2018
The High Performance Computing Center is hosting a remote classroom for June’s XSEDE Workshop Series: Summer Boot Camp. This 4 day event will include MPI, OpenMP, OpenACC and accelerators.

Originator: Chris Turner            Posted On :   5/28/2018

SUMMER DANCE SERIES 2018 – Presented by the Office of International Affairs
Join us for three fun evenings of worldwide dance: Argentine Tango-June 9; Contra Dancing–July 14; Swing Dancing–August 4

Originator: Jan Stogner            Posted On :   5/29/2018
Arts & Entertainment * Lectures & Seminars * Departmental 

Check out HR's New Summer Book Club!
The Talent Development Team of Human Resources is excited to announce a new summer book club for faculty and staff members who are eager to take charge of their creativity, think outside the box, and see the world in a different way.

Originator: Kristen Grant            Posted On :   5/29/2018
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 

Research study of the brains of early adolescent male and female children
Your child can be considered to participate in this study if he / she is 10-12 years old. Your child will receive $30 as compensation for participating in this study and will be eligible to win $10 in addition ($40 total).

Originator: Chanaka Kahathuduwa            Posted On :   5/28/2018

A new study is looking for healthy adult sedentary participants.

Originator: Jack Preechavanichwong            Posted On :   5/28/2018

FSCI 2308 Forensic Science Course: Summer II 2018!
This is the required course if you would like to pursue the Forensic Science Minor. Course is built for all backgrounds, giving an overview of the real CSI process.

Originator: Paola Prada            Posted On :   5/29/2018

Female Caregivers with Teens (12-17) Needed for Research!
Researchers are looking for female caregivers who have either adopted a child or are caring for a child (ages 12-17) as a grandmother, aunt, older sibling, older cousin, family friend, etc to participate in a research study!

Originator: Elissa Dougherty            Posted On :   5/29/2018

ShortCourses to Fine Tune Your Professional Skills
The TTU IT Division invites you to attend Summer 2018 ShortCourses.

Originator: IT Education            Posted On :   5/29/2018
IT Announcements * TTU IT Training 

WS 4399 Seminar Offered (Fall 2018)
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 :   5/25/2018
Academic * Departmental 

Add on a Graduate Certificate in Women's & Gender Studies
Are you interested in interdisciplinary studies? Want to learn more about how the influences of gender impact the lives of women and men?

Originator: Patricia Earl            Posted On :   5/25/2018
Academic * Departmental 

Volunteers Needed for Nutrition Study at the Farmers Market
We are looking for volunteers to help conduct a survey at two Lubbock farmer’s market locations during the summer. Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) individuals are especially encouraged to volunteer.

Originator: Makenzie Miller            Posted On :   5/25/2018

Fall 2018 course: World Music
Open UG/Grad from across campus

Originator: CHRISTOPHER J Smith            Posted On :   5/28/2018
Arts & Entertainment * Lectures & Seminars 

Fall 2018 VPA course, Musics of the African Diaspora
Open to UG/Grad from across campus

Originator: CHRISTOPHER J Smith            Posted On :   5/29/2018
Lectures & Seminars 

Females Who Lift Weights Needed for Body Composition Research Study
We are looking for female participants who are interested in participating in an 8-week research study designed to decrease fat, increase muscle and improve strength.

Originator: Grant Tinsley            Posted On :   5/29/2018

Campus Job Opening
Summer job opening for all undergraduate students!!

Originator: Whitney Thoms            Posted On :   5/25/2018
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 

Play golf and earn a PFW credit.
Enjoy playing golf at the Rawls course this summer while earning a PFW credit. Clubs and balls are furnished.

Originator: Donna Torres            Posted On :   5/25/2018

FFAT June - Nate Collins' "Millennial Pretense: Perception by Proxy"
"Millennial Pretense: Perception by Proxy", Nate Collins, TTU Satellite Gallery at CASP, June 2018 First Friday Art Trail, 6 PM – 9 PM, Friday, June 1st, 2018. Free and open to the public.

Originator: Scotty Hensler            Posted On :   5/29/2018
Arts & Entertainment access for First Generation & Limited Income Students
TRIO Student Support Services offers a variety of services including 24/7 access to online tutoring via Apply today!

Originator: Marcus Graham            Posted On :   5/25/2018

FREE PIANO COURSE! We are seeking participants for an in-person study on how music training affects adults' ability to learn new musical sequences on the piano.

Originator: Carla Cash            Posted On :   5/29/2018

2018 Writers Workshop
Join award-winning authors John R. Erickson, author of the Hank the Cowdog series and S.J. Dahlstrom, author of the Adventures of Wilder Good series.

Originator: Katelynn Monroe            Posted On :   5/28/2018
Arts & Entertainment * Lectures & Seminars 

Interested in joining a fraternity at TTU? Go through IFC fraternity recruitment! For more information and to register for recruitment, check out:

Originator: Ileana Hinojosa            Posted On :   5/29/2018
Student Organization 

The Department of Psychological Sciences is offering a section of General Psychology (PSY 1300) in Summer I that is open for enrollment. Classes start soon!

Originator: Amelia Littlefield            Posted On :   5/25/2018

“Whey” To Go – Protein Supplementation study
Apparently healthy individuals between 19-45 years with overweight and obesity (BMI between 25 to 40 kg/m2) are wanted for a research study that includes a 12-weeks whey protein supplementation

Originator: Nadeeja Wijayatunga            Posted On :   5/29/2018

Get your Fine Arts core class done over the summer!
Music in Western Civilization is being offered over the summer!

Originator: Stephanie Rizvi-Stewart            Posted On :   5/25/2018