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Arbor Day: CASNR student groups contribute to campus beautification

Arbor Day: CASNR student groups contribute to campus beautification

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. 29). The event, which featured seven 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 »

 

Texas State marker highlights long history of Texas Tech’s iconic Dairy Barn

Texas State marker highlights long history of Texas Tech’s iconic Dairy Barn

Lubbock County’s Historical Commission and the Student Government Association of Texas Tech unveiled a new Texas State Historical Marker in ceremonies on Thursday (April 28) honoring Tech’s Dairy Barn, one of the university’s original structures. Built in an L-shaped configuration, the agricultural complex includes a free-standing grain silo to the west of the main wing.  more »

 

Monsanto technology officer Robert Fraley, team visit CASNR during tour

Monsanto technology officer Robert Fraley, team visit CASNR during tour

Several Monsanto representatives, including Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley, spent a portion of Wednesday (April 27) meeting with College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources faculty, staff and students to engage in discussions about the challenges facing agriculture and the importance of innovation in bringing sustainable solutions to farmers.  more »

 

Cover Story; Texas Techsan magazine features new Bayer Plant Science building

Cover Story; Texas Techsan magazine features new Bayer Plant Science building

The May/June 2016 issue of the Texas Techsan magazine featured CASNR’s new Bayer Plant Science building as its cover story. The piece was authored by outgoing intern Hayley Magness and photographed by Jerod Foster. The three-page story highlights Michael Galyean, Dean of Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and Michael Molina, Tech’s Vice Chancellor of Facilities Planning & Construction.  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 »

 

CASNR faculty honored for excellence in teaching, research at Convocation

CASNR faculty honored for excellence in teaching, research at Convocation

Four standout faculty members from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources received awards for their quality teaching and research during the university’s annual Faculty Honors Convocation on Thursday (Apr. 21) in the Red Raider Ballroom of Tech’s Student Union Building.  more »

 

Second trailer released; ‘Between Earth and Sky’ film moves toward completion

Second trailer released; ‘Between Earth and Sky’ film moves toward completion

Between Earth and Sky, a collaborative film effort featuring CASNR’s Associate Dean for Research David Weindorf, has released its second film trailer on www.betweenearthandskymovie.com.  The ground-breaking film is the first of its kind to explore global climate change through the lens of soil science. The research-based film tells the story of global climate change by shining a light on arctic soils and ecosystems, and the livelihood of Alaskan-Americans.  more »