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George W. Bush
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Story updated 1:45p.m. March 8, 2018.

“You can’t start much higher than a president of the United States.”

That’s the view of Brent Lindquist, dean of Texas Tech’s College of Arts and Sciences. It’s gotten a top-drawer speaker to further a fundraising campaign announced a year ago. The “Unmasking Innovation” campaign is looking forward to having former President George W. Bush keynote its April event in Dallas.

Literary Lubbock Facebook Page

Lubbock bibliophiles are sure to be filled with delight as Texas Tech University Press and the University Libraries put on a second annual Literary Lubbock’s “A Night with Authors,” which will followed by the city’s inaugural book festival.

Later this month, those who love Texas Tech University Press authored books can meet and chat with writers at Literary Lubbock’s second annual “A Night with Authors.”

As the season changes we are looking forward to the KTTZ-FM Fall Fund Drive beginning October 20th.  We have some great thank you gifts to offer for your contribution.  Texas Tech Public Radio appreciates our listeners and your investment to bring countless hours of compelling radio to our community.  We can only bring you our wonderful radio content with your support. 

Lyle Lovett

The kickoff for this year’s Texas Tech’s Presidential Lecture & Performance Series is Texas native winner Lyle Lovett. The singer, songwriter and actor will be interviewed by Texas Tech Public Media General Manager Paul Hunton. Four other performances are scheduled from November through April.

ITT: Fighting the Deadliest Animal...the Mosquito

Sep 20, 2017
Mosquito crossing sign.
Kaysie Ellingson

They’re pretty small but mosquitos are in fact one of the deadliest animals in the world, killing hundreds of thousands of people a year. One Texas Tech researcher wants to chip in as much information as possible to help stave off severe outbreaks of Zika, West Nile or other mosquito-borne diseases.