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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 »

 

Texas Tech Women’s Rodeo Team headed to College National Finals Rodeo

Texas Tech Women’s Rodeo Team headed to College National Finals Rodeo

Thanks to four team victories and numerous individual championships throughout the season, the Texas Tech University women’s rodeo team captured the Southwest Region title to earn a berth at the Collegiate National Finals Rodeo beginning Saturday (June 11) in Casper, Wyoming.  more »

 

Nathaniel Hall joins Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Nathaniel Hall joins Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Nathaniel Hall, an expert in canine olfaction or the sense of smell, has been named an 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. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on June 1.  more »

 

Academic Success: CASNR students honored during Spring commencement

Academic Success: CASNR students honored during Spring commencement

More than 3,800 Texas Tech students, including 162 from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s commencement ceremonies in May at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock.  more »

 

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award goes to AFS’s Mark Miller

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award goes to AFS’s Mark Miller

Mark Miller, a nationally-recognized animal science researcher with Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, has been selected to receive this year’s American Meat Science Association Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award. The award is sponsored by Food Safety Net Services and Agri-West International.  more »

 

Dean of Agricultural Sciences hosts webinar on cattle nutrient requirements

Dean of Agricultural Sciences hosts webinar on cattle nutrient requirements

Michael Galyean, dean of the Texas Tech University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, presented a webinar on Wednesday (May 25) introducing the eighth revised edition of Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle, or Beef NRC.  more »

 

Texas Tech Scholarship Office announces seven Terry Scholars from CASNR

Texas Tech Scholarship Office announces seven Terry Scholars from CASNR

Seven students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been chosen to receive prestigious Terry Foundation Scholarships, university officials announced today (May 17). After an intensive selection process of more than 1,000 students, the foundation provides four-year scholarships to high school seniors who have demonstrated exception leadership, character, financial need and scholastic ability.  more »