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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Wiley's BBQ

Jul 7, 2011

 

Keith & Marcela visit Wiley's BBQ in East Lubbock and talk with Buford Wiley about what it takes to make great Texas Barbecue. 

Wiley's BBQ Website

Dirty Deeds Soap

Jun 17, 2011

 

Marcela Garcia and Keith Kohanek visit with two Lubbock entrepreneurs who make and sell soap and bath accessories out of their home.

Dirty Deeds Soap Website

Roller Derby

Jun 10, 2011

 

Marcela Garcia attends a bout for the West Texas Roller Dollz and suits up for a few spins around the rink.

West Texas Roller Dollz Website

Vietnam Center & Archive Part 2

May 27, 2011

 

Keith Kohanek talks to Kim Phuc, a former Vietnamese citizen whose village was napalmed in 1972 leaving half her body covered in third-degree burns. We learn about her journey to forgiveness.

Vietnam Center Website

Kim Foundation Website

Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White On JazzSet

May 26, 2011

The 52nd Monterey Jazz Festival in the fall of 2009 helped kick off the return of Return to Forever, the stellar fusion band from the 1970s — now a trio with Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White on piano, bass and drums, respectively.

Vietnam Center & Archive Part 1

May 20, 2011

 

Keith Kohanek visits the largest Vietnam War archive outside of Washington, D.C., Texas Tech's Vietnam Center and Archive.

Vietnam Center Website

Ballet Folklorico

May 9, 2011

 

Marcela Garcia attends the biggest Ballet Folklorico Festival in Lubbock, and visits with the woman who put it all together.

Viva Aztlan Website

Lite Bite Mediterranean Cafe

Apr 29, 2011

 

In the series premiere of LOCALLY OWNED, Marcela Garcia and Keith Kohanek visit Lubbock's oldest Mediterranean restaurant, Lite Bite Mediterranean Cafe.

Lite Bite Website

Autism Awareness Month

Apr 22, 2011

 

See what's going on in Lubbock to help raise awareness for Autism and learn what Texas Tech University is doing to further Autism research.

Burkhart Center Website

Autumn's Dawn Lab Website

TTU Pole Vaulter

Mar 28, 2011

 

Marcela Garcia talks to Texas Tech's most prolific female pole vaulter, Shade Weygandt.

Texas Tech Athletics Website

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