Philip Mann, Director of Orchestral Studies and Professor of Practice at Texas Tech School of Music.
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The Front Row: University Symphony Orchestra Concert


On this episode of The Front Row, Texas Tech University Orchestra's conductor Philip Mann talks about their upcoming concert on Sunday. The performance will feature Gustav Holst's composition "The Planets", as well as the University's Women's Chorale.

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Texas Tech nutritional sciences professor Nik Dhurandhar.
Betsy Blaney

ITT: Obesity Tied to Viral Infection

Texas Tech nutritional sciences professor Nik Dhurandhar wasn’t looking for a virus that causes obesity. He wanted to learn IF one did. And he succeeded. The AD36 virus and Dhurandhar’s startling research since 1995 will be spotlighted by National Geographic this fall.

Studies by research groups across every continent except Africa have brought similar findings since he confirmed that infectobesity, obesity through infection, is real.

“Now I’m not alone anymore, and...

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LISD Diving

Feb 22, 2012

 

Marcela Garcia profiles the Lubbock Independent School District diving team.

Lubbock ISD Diving

Kathleen Edwards On World Cafe

Feb 14, 2012

Canadian singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards is enjoying a huge career boost with her new fourth album, Voyageur. Produced in part by Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, Voyageur sounds deeply personal and genuine: Edwards sings of failed marriages, life in the spotlight and the delicate happiness that comes with new beginnings.

System-wide Fundraising

Feb 1, 2012

 

TTU System Chancellor and ITT co-host Robert Giovannetti discuss fundraising efforts for the System. Also: the Chancellor shares his Valentine's Day advice.

Active Character

Jan 30, 2012

 

Keith Kohanek profiles the Active Character program. Tech students use their Exercise and Sports Sciences class to coach McWhorter Elementary students in soccer and mentor them about good character.

TTU Department of Health, Exercise, & Sports Sciences

Chris Smither On Mountain Stage

Jan 28, 2012

A modern master of acoustic folk blues, Chris Smither makes his 12th appearance on Mountain Stage here. Smither begins with "Open Up," the lead-off track from his 2006 release Leave the Light On, and Bob Dylan's "Visions of Johanna" also makes an appearance.

The Fox Hunt On Mountain Stage

Jan 28, 2012

The string band The Fox Hunt returns to Mountain Stage to dispense more dirt-laden tales of drinking, cheating and damnation around a single shared condenser microphone. Led by singer-songwriter John R. Miller, the Martinsburg, W.V., group assimilates influences that begin with early-20th-century string-band music and end with a variety of punk and rock.

John Gorka On Mountain Stage

Jan 28, 2012

John Gorka makes his 10th appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded on the road in Grand Marais, Minn., on the ground of the North House Folk School.

Cheryl Wheeler On Mountain Stage

Jan 28, 2012

Singer-songwriter Cheryl Wheeler makes her 10th appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded on the road in Grand Marais, Minn. A natural entertainer and gifted storyteller, Wheeler possesses a remarkable ability to write both touching ballads and witty social satire.

Moreland And Arbuckle On Mountain Stage

Jan 28, 2012

Tracy Nelson On Mountain Stage

Jan 28, 2012

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