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Dianne Coffman Retirement Reception. A reception that brought family, friends and guests from across campus was held Jan. 30 at the Merket Alumni Center. The event celebrated Coffman’s 27 years of service. During her long career she served at the university’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-El Paso, along with Tech’s Student Union, Biological Sciences and ending with 14 years at CASNR. Photos: N. Martin. Learn More >>
Seen It: Landscape Architecture. Take a walk through some of the detail elements featured in the current landscape architecture planting design posters on display here on campus. Our landscape architecture program provides a sound grounding in theory and technology, which is put into practice through our design studios. Tech offers license-qualifying landscape architecture degrees at the bachelor’s and master’s levels. Photos: N. Martin. Learn More >>
Dairy Barn Redesign. Today, Texas Tech’s Dairy Barn is used for nothing more than a historical structure. Some CASNR professionals are looking to change this. For instance this month Charles Klein, an associate professor of landscape architecture, assigned a class project to renovate area to 19 students in his site design course. Take a closer look at their best-in-class ideas. Learn More >>
On The Drawing Board. CASNR leaders are proposing a new 21,500 sq. ft., two-floor expansion with basement and a renovation of the existing Plant and Soil Sciences Building. The building expansion includes new office space, a conference/seminar room, cold/storage, and laboratories. The new facility will be built in the spirit of Tech’s Spanish Renaissance architecture, and the adjacent Goddard building will have an upgraded building facade that will be in the same architectural character. Learn More >>
Texas Wine Business Is Booming. Texas Tech introduced the state’s first degree specialization in viticulture and enology. Take a walk through Brent Trela’s laboratories as he conducts research, teaching, and extension programs in enology in support of the grape and wine industry. His classes introduce students to wines, wine business, winemaking, and the science, processing, quality control and analysis of winemaking. Photos: N. Martin. Learn More >>