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Tech’s Animal and Food Sciences ranked in ‘Top 20’ by GraduateProgram.com

Tech’s Animal and Food Sciences ranked in ‘Top 20’ by GraduateProgram.com

Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences recently was ranked among the Top 20 in the country, according to GraduatePrograms.com. The online guide ranks higher education programs based on student evaluations, which cover a variety of topics, such as academic competitiveness, career support, financial aid, and quality of network.  more »

 

PSS standout Peter Dotray selected as Texas Tech Integrated Scholar for 2014

PSS standout Peter Dotray selected as Texas Tech Integrated Scholar for 2014

A longtime professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science has been named a Texas Tech Integrated Scholar by the university’s Office of the Provost. Peter Dotray, who the Leidigh Professor of Weed Science with joint appointment at Texas A&M Agrilife Research and Extension Service, was recognized for his outstanding research, teaching and service through the annual selection process.  more »

 

CASNR grads among Vance Publishing’s 40 Under 40 Agriculture Awards finalists

CASNR grads among Vance Publishing’s 40 Under 40 Agriculture Awards finalists

After evaluating numerous outstanding nominations for Vance Publishing Corporation’s inaugural “40 Under 40 in Agriculture Awards,” a panel of judges from across the industry has selected two graduates of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources for its list of finalists. Kristina Butts (’01 BS Agricultural Communications, ’04 MS Animal Science) and Keith Underwood (’02 BS Animal Science) were selected for their leadership and commitment in advancing the cause to double food production by 2050.  more »

 

Season’s Greetings: Welcome to the Dean’s Office Christmas Open House

Season’s Greetings: Welcome to the Dean’s Office Christmas Open House

The weather outside was anything but frightful on Tuesday (Dec. 9). That’s when CASNR faculty and staff, along with our friends across campus, gathered at the Goddard Building for the Annual Dean’s Office Christmas Open House. From all of us at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, we hope the peace and joy of the season will live in your heart all year long.  more »

 

Bayer Plant Science Building update; Foundation preparations underway

Bayer Plant Science Building update; Foundation preparations underway

Winter construction continues 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 Record; CASNR students honored at ‘Who’s Who’ reception

On The Record; CASNR students honored at ‘Who’s Who’ reception

Thirteen outstanding students from Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been included in latest edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities,” according to school officials. The university hosted a special ‘2014 Who’s Who Recognition Reception’ on Nov. 16 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.  more »