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Outdoor learning environments in childcare centers spotlighted on Aug. 9

Outdoor learning environments in childcare centers spotlighted on Aug. 9

A key component in the ongoing fight against childhood obesity is giving children a safe, innovative and fun place to play. In some instances, that can be a struggle.  more »

 

Landscape architecture students build replicas of historic downtown Lubbock

Landscape architecture students build replicas of historic downtown Lubbock

As one of their final assignments for the school year, one class in Texas Tech’s Department of Landscape Architecture was given the task of constructing replicas of old downtown Lubbock. The class was divided up into five design teams, each one responsible for assembling one or more classic Lubbock buildings such as the Pioneer hotel, Mast-White House, and others.  more »

 

Faculty, top students highlight CASNR Honors Banquet at Tech’s Alumni Center

Faculty, top students highlight CASNR Honors Banquet at Tech’s Alumni Center

Standout students, staff and faculty from across Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were honored Thursday (Apr. 21) at its annual honors banquet at the university’s McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center in Lubbock. Sponsored by the Ag Council, the event featured a variety of honors.  more »

 

Texas Tech names new leadership for Department of Landscape Architecture

Texas Tech names new leadership for Department of Landscape Architecture

A nationally-recognized leader in landscape water resource management has been named the new chairman of Texas Tech University’s Department of Landscape Architecture today (April 19), according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Eric Bernard takes the helm of the successful academic unit after serving in the private sector and more than 15 years at the University of New Mexico and Kansas State University.  more »

 

CASNR grad Christopher Hoffman named President-Elect of CLARB Board

CASNR grad Christopher Hoffman named President-Elect of CLARB Board

A graduate of Texas Tech University’s Department of Landscape Architecture has been named president-elect of the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Board (CLARB) of Directors, officials of the Reston, Va.-based organization reported today (Oct. 5).  more »

 

Arbor Day Celebration; CASNR students mark deep-rooted holiday tradition

Arbor Day Celebration; CASNR students mark deep-rooted holiday tradition

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources marked its annual celebration of sustainability and community this week, with its annual Arbor Day event Friday (Apr. 24). The event, which featured four CASNR organizations, is a partnership among Student Union & Activities, Hospitality Services, Center for Campus Life, Tech Activities Board, Grounds Maintenance and the Texas Tech Ethics Center.  more »

 

CASNR Distinguished & Young Alumni Awards honor seven at Alumni Center

CASNR Distinguished & Young Alumni Awards honor seven at Alumni Center

Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources honored six distinguished alumni on Monday (Feb. 16) at the university’s McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. The Distinguished & Young Alumni Awards honor alumni who’ve made significant contributions to society, and whose accomplishments and careers have brought distinction to the college and to the professions associated with agriculture and natural resources.  more »