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Food Safety; AFS’s ICFIE program adapts to environment, needs of society

Food Safety; AFS’s ICFIE program adapts to environment, needs of society

In 1996, the World Food Conference defined food security as existing only when all people, at all times, have access to safe and nutritious food. Worldwide, the United Nations estimates that two billion people and nearly 200 million children under five years old suffer from under nutrition, with more than 3.5 million children dying from under nutrition each year.  more »

 

On The Job: CASNR Spring Career Expo revs up as new semester gets underway

On The Job: CASNR Spring Career Expo revs up as new semester gets underway

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will host a Spring Career Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday (Feb. 5) in the university’s newly renovated Red Raider Ballroom of Tech’s Student Union Building. This year’s Expo features company representatives from some 20 businesses eager to meet and schedule CASNR students for potential interviews.  more »

 

Judging teams open Spring with strong showing at Denver’s National Western

Judging teams open Spring with strong showing at Denver’s National Western

The Texas Tech University meat, wool and livestock judging teams opened the 2015 spring season with strong results last weekend at the National Western Stock Show. All three teams from the Department of Animal and Food Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources got off to good starts. The meat and wool judging teams won their respective events, while the livestock team finished fourth.  more »

 

CASNR Student Success Center’s focus remains recruiting, retaining top students

CASNR Student Success Center’s focus remains recruiting, retaining top students

They may not be Spiderman, Superman or Wonder Woman, but for a lot of students in Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the professionals in the Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center are superheroes in their own right, largely due to their passion for Tech, CASNR and agriculture in general.  more »

 

‘Salmonella Lubbock’; AFS researcher discovers new Salmonella serotype

‘Salmonella Lubbock’; AFS researcher discovers new Salmonella serotype

Lubbock is known for many things. Some of them are reasons to celebrate, like being the home of Buddy Holly. Some portray the city in negative ways, like dust storms. The latest honor to come Lubbock’s way may not sound good at first, but when realizing it’s a breakthrough in biological sciences, it will become something to brag about.  more »

 

Fall Commencement; CASNR students featured at December ceremonies

Fall Commencement; CASNR students featured at December ceremonies

More than 2,300 students, including 124 from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s fall commencement ceremonies Saturday (Dec. 13) at the United Supermarkets Arena, located at 18th Street and Indiana Avenue.  more »

 

Amy Parks named CASNR safety coordinator; Focus on training, inspection

Amy Parks named CASNR safety coordinator; Focus on training, inspection

Amy Parks has been named the new safety coordinator for Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new post on Jan. 1.  more »