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CASNR celebrates new professorships; Dabbert, McKenney honored at Arena

CASNR celebrates new professorships; Dabbert, McKenney honored at Arena

Officials with the Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources announced today (Apr. 16) the creation and appointment of two top-level professorships. They are the Burnett Foundation Professorship in Quail Ecology, which goes to Brad Dabbert with Tech’s Department of Natural Resources Management, while the Rockwell Professorship in Horticulture will go to Cynthia McKenney with Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science. The honors were made during a special ceremony in the City Bank Room at the university’s United Spirit Arena.  more »

 

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Bayer PSS building expansion set for April 29

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Bayer PSS building expansion set for April 29

Officials with Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources announced today that groundbreaking ceremonies for its new Bayer Plant Science Building Expansion will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday (Apr. 29) at 2709 15th St. in Lubbock (see map). Tech’s Board of Regents approved the $13 million project last December.  more »

 

Bernard Rollin lecture, honors banquet highlight CASNR Awareness Week

Bernard Rollin lecture, honors banquet highlight CASNR Awareness Week

Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources kicks off its annual ‘Agriculture and Natural Resources Awareness Week’ on Tuesday (Apr. 22) with a number of events and activities planned throughout the week to showcase the college’s departments and student organizations to the campus community.  more »

 

Vital Role; Weindorf, Ballou named to associate dean for research posts

Vital Role; Weindorf, Ballou named to associate dean for research posts

Officials at Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources announced today (April 7) the creation of two new administrative research-related positions. The Associate Dean for Research positions will be filled by 50 percent appointments of two current CASNR faculty members.  more »

 

CASNR faculty, staff recognized for years of service at Frazier Alumni Pavilion

CASNR faculty, staff recognized for years of service at Frazier Alumni Pavilion

Texas Tech University recognized 31 outstanding faculty and staff members with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources today (April 3) with recognition of their length of service to the university community. The awards ceremony was held at Tech’s Frazier Alumni Pavilion.  more »

 

CASNR hosts renowned bioethicist; Bernard Rollin to discuss animal ethics

CASNR hosts renowned bioethicist; Bernard Rollin to discuss animal ethics

One of the nation’s groundbreaking bioethicists, Bernard Rollin, will be a featured speaker on Tuesday (April 22) at 6 p.m. in Texas Tech University’s International Cultural Center. Hosted by Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Agricultural Awareness Week, admission to the animal rights and animal consciousness presentation is free and open to the public.  more »

 

In Profile: Plant and Soil Science standout Katie Setterbo is ready for the real-world

In Profile: Plant and Soil Science standout Katie Setterbo is ready for the real-world

Last fall Katie Setterbo, a senior horticulture and turfgrass science major, spent her days working as a congressional intern with the U.S. House Agriculture Committee. The Fredericksburg native was one of three specially selected students to get some first-hand experience into the government’s day-to-day operations. Here, in her own words, are some of the highlights of her experience:  more »