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Brendan Kelly takes new post with Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Brendan Kelly takes new post with Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Brendan Kelly has been named a research assistant professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new research post on Jan. 1.  more »

 

GALLERY: Bayer Plant Science Building; Foundation prep continues

GALLERY: Bayer Plant Science Building; Foundation prep continues

Despite the occasional snowstorm, construction moves ahead this winter on Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources new $13.6 million expansion and renovation of what will be known as the ‘Bayer Plant Science Building.’ The project adds 21,122 square feet of new construction, and includes 2,440 square feet of renovation and exterior upgrades to the existing home of the university’s Department of Plant and Soil Science.  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 »

 

CASNR ‘Winter Welcome’ set for Jan. 29 in Texas Tech’s Matador Room

CASNR ‘Winter Welcome’ set for Jan. 29 in Texas Tech’s Matador Room

Members of CASNR’s Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center are set to launch their annual ‘Winter Welcome’ from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday (Jan. 29) in the Matador Room of Texas Tech’s Student Union Building. One of the evening’s highlights will be the ‘Mr. CASNR’ Contest, hosted by the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ Ag Council.  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 »

 

Demonstration Projects; TAWC lays groundwork for water conservation

Demonstration Projects; TAWC lays groundwork for water conservation

Hard times brought on by drought have taken a toll on a number of South Plains producers, but not, it seems for Idalou alfalfa farmer Randy McGee. These days he’s taking a negative situation and turning it into something positive.  more »

 

Global Perspective; Tech’s Plant & Soil Science Department hosts Borlaug Fellow

Global Perspective; Tech’s Plant & Soil Science Department hosts Borlaug Fellow

This spring, Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science is hosting a Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellow. In this case, it’s Malaysia’s Mei Mei Hii, who’ll be spending three months alongside her Tech mentor, Venugopal Mendu, an assistant professor of cell wall biology.  more »