Inside Texas Tech: Media Maze


The messages kids get from their media consumption need an interpreter. And, no surprise, that translator ought to be a parent, who isn’t always well-versed in how to navigate the landscape. But research shows that just sitting at kids’ sides while they watch media can help youths increase their understanding and heighten their learning readiness.

“If we want to create a generation of media-literate kids, we have to first create a generation of media-literate adults,” Eric...

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Renowned climate scientist and TTU professor, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, will be part of the first Presidential Lecture and Performance Series on Oc.t 12, to discuss climate change.
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Inside Texas Tech: Presidential Lecture & Performance Series

There will something for most everyone in the upcoming 13th season of Texas Tech’s Presidential Lecture and Performance Series. The lineup has music, contemporary dance, some comical Shakespeare and a discussion of possible solutions to climate change.

Jo Moore, director of the series, says this year’s opening event on Friday, Oct. 12, features world-renowned climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe, a professor at Texas Tech who leads the university’s Climate Science Center. She’ll...

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Junior Coffey Part 2

Oct 25, 2011

 

Marcela Garcia visits with TTU System Chancellor Kent Hance and former NFL star Junior Coffey about their friendship and experiences during desegregation.

World Cafe Looks Back: Coldplay

Oct 24, 2011

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe and revisited some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

West Crust Artisan Pizza

Oct 18, 2011

 

When Food Network Magazine names West Crust's Hill Country pizza the best pizza in Texas, Keith & Marcela have to give it a try!

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Junior Coffey Part 1

Oct 17, 2011

 

Keith Kohanek talks to Junior Coffey, the first African American athlete to play in a Texas UIL State Basketball Tournament. Also: hear how Junior Coffey and TTU System Chancellor Kent Hance began their lifelong friendship.

Grupo Fantasma On Mountain Stage

Oct 17, 2011

Latin funk band Grupo Fantasma brings its 10-piece lineup to Mountain Stage for a five-song set fusing African and Latin rhythms, driving horns and electric guitars. The band's 2010 album El Existential won a Grammy for Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album.

Jim Sowell Part 2

Oct 10, 2011

 

Marcela Garcia continues the Keeping It Local profile of TTU grad and former Regent, Jim Sowell. Learn about Jim's father, Billy Z., who flew a B-24 during World War II.

Jim Sowell Part 1

Oct 10, 2011

 

Keith Kohanek profiles TTU grad and former regent Jim Sowell. Hear the story of how he reconnected with his father, a WWII B-24 pilot, years after he passed.

Tier 1

Oct 6, 2011

 

TTU System Chancellor Kent Hance and ITT co-host Robert Giovannetti discuss Tech's goal to reach Tier 1 and become a National Research University. Guests include Lubbock National Bank President & CEO, Terry Key, and Overton Hotel Director of Sales & Marketing, Marcie Reno.

Lubbock Moonlight Musicals

Aug 17, 2011

 

Keith Kohanek visits with actors in Lubbock Moonlight Musicals' The King and I.

Lubbock Moonlight Musicals Website

 

Off-the-radar Sports at Tech

Jul 20, 2011

 

Keith Kohanek take a look at some athletic clubs on the Texas Tech campus that may not be on you radar.

Raider Cricket Club Website

Tech Quidditch Website

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Music Crossroads of Texas

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas we listen to the productions that came out of Norman Petty Studios.

Faces of KTTZ

Meet the faces that make up the team at KTTZ-Texas Tech Public Media.