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Thirty-two CASNR students honored as Dean’s Scholars Award winners

Thirty-two CASNR students honored as Dean’s Scholars Award winners

Top academic standouts from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were recognized as Dean’s Scholars on Friday (Feb. 24) at a special ceremony held in the Southwest Collections’ Formby Room. The awards, funded by various donations to the college, are based on academic excellence as well as leadership, character and citizenship.  more »

 

CASNR presents Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Young Alumni Awards

CASNR presents Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Young Alumni Awards

Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources honored six distinguished alumni on Monday (Feb. 20) at the university’s McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. The Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Young Alumni Awards honor graduates who’ve made significant contributions to society, and whose accomplishments and careers have brought distinction to the college and to the professions associated with agriculture and natural resources.  more »

 

GALLERY: Crews lay groundwork for new sidewalks at Goddard Building

GALLERY: Crews lay groundwork for new sidewalks at Goddard Building

February was filled with the pounding of jackhammers as construction crews began the task of replacing uneven sidewalks and disabled entry access areas on the east side of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ Goddard Building. Day-by-day the cement was splintered, loaded and taken away by a variety of compact bobcat skid steer loaders. The work is in conjunction with the construction of a new two-story tower facade going up just outside the CASNR Dean’s Office on the northwest corner of the building.  more »

 

Chancellor’s distinguished teaching, research awards go to CASNR leaders

Chancellor’s distinguished teaching, research awards go to CASNR leaders

Two standout faculty members with Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been honored with Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Faculty Awards. Cynthia McKenney, the university’s Rockwell Professor in Horticulture in the Department of Plant and Soil Science, and Michael Ballou, an associate professor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences and CASNR’s Associate Dean for Research, were honored during special ceremonies.  more »

 

Texas Tech launches new initiative aimed at restoring historic Dairy Barn

Texas Tech launches new initiative aimed at restoring historic Dairy Barn

In an effort to save a Texas Tech University iconic landmark, the Dairy Barn, officials announced today (Feb. 9) that they are launching a $2.6 million restoration project aimed at bringing the building back to its place as a working academic facility.  more »

 

Wood agricultural history lecture series features UC-Davis’ Cecilia Tsu

Wood agricultural history lecture series features UC-Davis’ Cecilia Tsu

A nationally-recognized historian with research and teaching interests in Asian American history, race, ethnicity and immigration, addressed a Texas Tech University audience this month. Cecilia Tsu, an associate professor at the University of California-Davis’ Department of History, spoke at 7 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 17) in the Escondido Theater at the university’s Student Union Building.  more »

 

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