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Bayer Plant Science Building Update; Foundation preparation continues

Bayer Plant Science Building Update; Foundation preparation 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 »

 

Judging teams open Spring with strong showing at Denver’s National Western

Judging teams open Spring with strong showing at Denver’s National Western

The Texas Tech University meat, wool and livestock judging teams opened the 2015 spring season with strong results last weekend at the National Western Stock Show. All three teams from the Department of Animal and Food Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources got off to good starts. The meat and wool judging teams won their respective events, while the livestock team finished fourth.  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 »

 

‘Salmonella Lubbock’; AFS researcher discovers new Salmonella serotype

‘Salmonella Lubbock’; AFS researcher discovers new Salmonella serotype

Lubbock is known for many things. Some of them are reasons to celebrate, like being the home of Buddy Holly. Some portray the city in negative ways, like dust storms. The latest honor to come Lubbock’s way may not sound good at first, but when realizing it’s a breakthrough in biological sciences, it will become something to brag about.  more »