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New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

An expert in grants administration with Texas Tech’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence has been selected to lead this critical area within Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Ann Ulmer officially stepped into her new post on June 1.  more »

 

Hequet set to take helm of Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Hequet set to take helm of Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

An internationally-recognized leader in cotton fiber research has been named the new chairman of Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science today (June 3), according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Eric Hequet takes the helm of the highly successful agricultural academic unit on Sept 1.  more »

 

Expansion, renovation; CASNR breaks ground on Bayer Plant Science Building

Expansion, renovation; CASNR breaks ground on Bayer Plant Science Building

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources today (Apr. 29) broke ground on an $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 »

 

Top students, faculty highlight CASNR Honors Banquet at Merket Center

Top students, faculty highlight CASNR Honors Banquet at Merket Center

Outstanding students, staff and faculty from across Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were honored Friday (Apr. 25) at its annual Honors Banquet at the Merket Alumni Center in Lubbock. Sponsored by the Ag Council, the event featured a variety of honors.  more »

 

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 »