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Graduate School honors student theses, dissertations from CASNR programs

Graduate School honors student theses, dissertations from CASNR programs

Texas Tech University’s Graduate School has announced the recipients of this year’s awards, which recognize the quality of work shown in graduate students’ theses and dissertations. This year those honored included those thesis and dissertation topics in biological and life sciences. Students are nominated by their discipline’s faculty members for the cash award donated by the Helen Jones Foundation.  more »

 

John McGlone tapped for Federation of Animal Science Societies Service Award

John McGlone tapped for Federation of Animal Science Societies Service Award

John McGlone, a professor and institutional official with Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, has been awarded the Federation of Animal Science Societies Service Award. The national honor was presented on Monday (July 13) at the annual meeting of the American Society of Animal Sciences in Orlando.  more »

 

Cat pheromones may cause increased scratching; focus on scratching devices

Cat pheromones may cause increased scratching; focus on scratching devices

Cats have long been some of the most independent and unpredictable animals on the planet. Now, a Texas Tech researcher may have unlocked the answer to at least part of what a cat is thinking when it comes to what that cat prefers to scratch.  more »

 

AFS’s John McGlone receives prestigious national AVMA Humane Award

AFS’s John McGlone receives prestigious national AVMA Humane Award

The American Veterinary Medical Association has awarded John McGlone, a professor and institutional official with Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, the 2015 AVMA Humane Award. The honor recognizes a non-veterinarian’s achievements in advancing the welfare of animals via leadership, public service, education, research/product development and/or advocacy.  more »

 

Capitol Idea: CASNR interns spend summer learning the ropes in Washington

Capitol Idea: CASNR interns spend summer learning the ropes in Washington

Four students from Texas Tech’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources are spending the summer working as interns in the nation’s capital. Running from June through August, the college’s congressional summer intern program affords selected students an opportunity to experience first-hand the government’s day-to-day operations.  more »

 

Texas Tech’s own creamery churns out batches of homemade hits (Video)

Texas Tech’s own creamery churns out batches of homemade hits (Video)

With summer’s higher temperatures comes a craving for cooler sweet treats. July is National Ice Cream Month, and we take you inside the homemade ice cream making process of COWamongus. The eatery, located inside Texas Tech’s Animal Science and Food Sciences building, has the perfect recipe for this warm weather confection.  more »

 

Saddle Up; Brent Hodges takes reins as Texas Tech’s new rodeo team coach

Saddle Up; Brent Hodges takes reins as Texas Tech’s new rodeo team coach

Brent Hodges, an experienced calf roper and currently Texas Tech University’s interim rodeo coach, has been selected to fill the position permanently, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially steps into his new post on July 1.  more »