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Former CASNR dean, noted USAID agronomist Anson Bertrand dead at 91

Former CASNR dean, noted USAID agronomist Anson Bertrand dead at 91

Anson Bertrand, a well-known college professor and administrator who later became assistant director of Food and Agriculture for U.S. Agency for International Development in Washington, died Tuesday, February 18, in Augusta, Georgia. He was 91.  more »

 

Spring Career Expo; Job searches rev up as new semester gets under way

Spring Career Expo; Job searches rev up as new semester gets under way

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will host a Spring Career Expo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb. 26) at the university’s McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. This year’s Expo features company representatives from nearly 30 businesses eager to meet and schedule Tech students for potential interviews.  more »

 

Major campus beautification project begins with trees surrounding dairy barn

Major campus beautification project begins with trees surrounding dairy barn

The area around Texas Tech University’s historic dairy barn is set for a facelift in the coming year, as the university puts a major campus beautification project in gear. A portion of the $2.5 million project includes a mixture of trees and walkways for the area between the dairy barn and the main library building. Along with planting new trees, the project will also include new landscaping and will renovate the irrigation system, lighting and walkways. Planting is expected wrap-up by the middle of March.  more »

 

CASNR Distinguished & Young Alumni Awards honor seven standout alums

CASNR Distinguished & Young Alumni Awards honor seven standout alums

Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources honored six distinguished alumni on Monday (Feb. 10) at the university’s McKenzie Merket Alumni Center. The Distinguished & Young Alumni Awards honor alumni who’ve made significant contributions to society, and whose accomplishments and careers have brought distinction to the college and to the professions associated with agriculture and natural resources.  more »

 

CASNR colleague Moore receives major Texas A&M AgriLife excellence award

CASNR colleague Moore receives major Texas A&M AgriLife excellence award

A long-time friend and honoree of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has been presented the highest employee award given by Texas A&M AgriLife. Jaroy Moore received the ‘Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence’ in the administration category on Jan. 9 at a special conference meeting on the Texas A&M’s College Station campus.  more »

 

Research Investment; Tech receives more than $19 million from Bayer CropScience

Research Investment; Tech receives more than $19 million from Bayer CropScience

A $19.3 million contribution from Bayer CropScience to benefit research programs and projects in Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources was announced today (Jan. 23). Funds will support research developments in the Department of Plant and Soil Science, including an endowed chair in plant and soil science, a fellowship endowment for graduate students and new research facilities and space in the department.  more »

 

Cool Commencement; CASNR students featured at December ceremonies

Cool Commencement; CASNR students featured at December ceremonies

More than 2,300 students Texas Tech students, including 114 from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s commencement ceremonies Saturday (Dec. 14) at the United Spirit Arena in Lubbock.  more »