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Department of Animal and Food Sciences adds food chemist/microbiologist Chen

Department of Animal and Food Sciences adds food chemist/microbiologist Chen

Huaigiong Chen, an expert in food chemistry and microbiology, has been named a visiting assistant professor in food sciences with Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new research post on July 1.  more »

 

Coordinating Board opens door for innovative Texas Tech veterinary college

Coordinating Board opens door for innovative Texas Tech veterinary college

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan today (July 21) testified before the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), providing an update on the strategic plan of the Texas Tech University System and plans to develop a veterinary college. The discussion supported the need for more large animal veterinarians throughout Texas and affirmed support of a new veterinary college purposely designed to address this need and to reduce the cost of education.  more »

 

Texas Tech names CASNR Dean Michael Galyean to the position of interim provost

Texas Tech names CASNR Dean Michael Galyean to the position of interim provost

Texas Tech University today (July 15) announced the appointment of Michael Galyean, the dean of Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, as the university’s new interim provost and senior vice president, effective Aug. 1.  more »

 

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

Galen Austin, a specialist in contract and grants administration, has been selected to lead this critical area within Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new post on July 11.  more »

 

AFS students win national Meat Science Academic Quiz Bowl in San Angelo

AFS students win national Meat Science Academic Quiz Bowl in San Angelo

Texas Tech’s outstanding Meat Science Academic Quiz Bowl Team brought home a national championship title last month from the 69th Reciprocal Meat Conference in San Angelo. Previously, Tech won the competition in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014. Tech defeated Colorado State in the final round of competition for the win.  more »

 

Everardo Macias, new coordinator for diversity, named in CASNR Dean’s office

Everardo Macias, new coordinator for diversity, named in CASNR Dean’s office

Everardo Macias has been named the new Coordinator of Diversity for Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new position on July 5.  more »

 

Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences adds Arlene Garcia-Marquez

Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences adds Arlene Garcia-Marquez

Arlene Garcia-Marquez, an expert in animal well-being, has been named a research assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new research post on May 23.  more »