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In Profile: Outstanding Thesis Winner Julie Weathers

image imageA rising doctoral student star from Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences is this year’s winner of the university’s prestigious ‘Outstanding Thesis Award’ for her work in cattle reproduction.  more »


‘Who’s Who’ honors a dozen CASNR students at Merket Center

image imageTwelve outstanding students from Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will be included in latest edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities,” according to university officials.  more »


Agriculture degree programs featured on

image imageThree of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ primary academic programs – packaging, food science and natural resources – were featured Wednesday on a leading national news Web site in an article on how unusual majors can get students a job in today’s stressful job market.  more »


Returning Red Raiders set to rein in rodeo accolades

Led by last year’s southwest region reserve all-around champion, Texas Tech rodeo team leaders are predicting an upcoming season of solid performances built on hard-earned experience. The Red Raider riders took second place last year at the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association regional and placed in the ‘Top 20’ at Wyoming’s College National Finals Rodeo this summer.  more »


Texas Tech wind turbine conference set for June

image imageThe influences of wind power development on wildlife in Texas, along with the legal implications of locating wind farms specifically here in West Texas, highlight a two-day conference on the future of wind turbine farms at Texas Tech University.  more »


New symposium presents research to aid Texas wine industry

Texas Tech University and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service will co-sponsor a new symposium to present ways current and ongoing viticulture and enology research can benefit Texas grape growing and winemaking industries. Viticulture is the science of grape growing and enology is the study of winemaking.  more »


‘Tis the season for PSS poinsettias

image imageIt’s a little early to start talking Christmas with the Red Raiders still on their BCS roll and colorful leaves still clinging to campus trees, but then again, maybe not. One clear sign of Santa’s imminent return is this week’s announcement that holiday poinsettias are now on sale through the Department of Plant and Soil Science for the benefit of the Texas Tech Horticulture Society student organization.  more »