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Texas Tech becomes new member of Association of Universities for Textiles

Texas Tech becomes new member of Association of Universities for Textiles

During an annual scientific conference on textiles in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the board of the Association of Universities for Textiles (AUTEX) on Friday (June 10) announced that Texas Tech University has been selected as its newest member.  more »

 

Texas Tech Viticulture Program application window opened on June 1

Texas Tech Viticulture Program application window opened on June 1

Next fall the Lone Star State’s thriving grape and wine industry will have a new group of trained professionals in the pipeline, thanks to a program known as the, ‘Texas Tech Viticulture Program.’ But before anyone can even gaze on a grape, they’ll need to apply to the program.  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 »

 

Grape-growing Surge; Viticulture, enology program getting better with age

Grape-growing Surge; Viticulture, enology program getting better with age

With the only bachelor’s degree program offered in the state of Texas in the winemaking industry, Texas Tech University’s Viticulture and Enology (V&E) program has grown steadily with the state’s thriving wine industry.  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 »

 

CASNR students take high honors at graduate research poster competition

CASNR students take high honors at graduate research poster competition

Texas Tech University’s 15th Annual Graduate Research Poster Competition recently provided an opportunity for students from across campus, including 11 winners from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, to present their research before they represented the university at national and international conferences.  more »

 

Texas Tech’s Dick Auld, noted plant breeder and professor, retires on May 31

Texas Tech’s Dick Auld, noted plant breeder and professor, retires on May 31

After more than 25 years of highly-awarded teaching, research and administration within Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, Dick Auld has announced that he will retire from his post as Rockwell Endowed Chair and Professor of Plant and Soil Science. His last day will be May 31.  more »