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Texas Tech Graduate School honors master’s thesis for NRM’s Joseph Drake

Texas Tech Graduate School honors master’s thesis for NRM’s Joseph Drake

Texas Tech University’s Graduate School recently recognized work displayed in students’ theses and dissertations for the annual 2016 awards, funded in part by the Helen Jones Foundation.  more »

 

Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education program comes to campus

Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education program comes to campus

Twenty-three high school instructors from across the nation were on Texas Tech’s campus for a special agricultural science education course this week, said officials of Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, who hosted the 11-day academic event. The focus of the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education program was providing a high-level educational experience to enhance the rigor and relevance of agriculture, food, and natural resources subject matter.  more »

 

Texas Tech becomes new member of Association of Universities for Textiles

Texas Tech becomes new member of Association of Universities for Textiles

During an annual scientific conference on textiles in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the board of the Association of Universities for Textiles (AUTEX) on Friday (June 10) announced that Texas Tech University has been selected as its newest member.  more »

 

Longtime agricultural and applied economics professor, administrator dies

Longtime agricultural and applied economics professor, administrator dies

Don Ethridge, a ground-breaking agricultural economist and one of the founding leaders of Texas Tech University’s Cotton Economics Research Institute, died on June 13. He was 73.  more »

 

Texas Tech Viticulture Program application window opened on June 1

Texas Tech Viticulture Program application window opened on June 1

Next fall the Lone Star State’s thriving grape and wine industry will have a new group of trained professionals in the pipeline, thanks to a program known as the, ‘Texas Tech Viticulture Program.’ But before anyone can even gaze on a grape, they’ll need to apply to the program.  more »

 

Latest issue of CASNR’s ‘The Agriculturist’ available in print, online

Latest issue of CASNR’s ‘The Agriculturist’ available in print, online

The latest issue of Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications award-winning magazine, The Agriculturist, is off the press and online. The 46-page, student-led magazine’s cover story, Large Dreams for Large Animals by Jenna Holt-Day, focuses on Tech’s plans to develop a veterinary school and veterinary medicine doctoral program in response to student demand and industry needs.  more »