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CASNR’s 55th Homecoming Breakfast set for Oct. 15 in Red Raider Ballroom

CASNR’s 55th Homecoming Breakfast set for Oct. 15 in Red Raider Ballroom

Officials with Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are inviting friends from across campus and the region to the college’s 55th Annual Homecoming Breakfast on Saturday (Oct. 15) at Tech’s Student Union Building at 15th Street and Akron Ave. in Lubbock.  more »

 

Soil Science; ‘Between Earth and Sky’ documentary releases final film trailer

Soil Science; ‘Between Earth and Sky’ documentary releases final film trailer

Between Earth and Sky, a collaborative film effort featuring CASNR’s Associate Dean for Research David Weindorf, has released its third and final film trailer on www.betweenearthandskymovie.com. The film, which tells the story of global climate change by shining a light on arctic soils and ecosystems, and the livelihood of Alaskan-Americans, is among the first to explore global climate change through the lens of soil science.  more »

 

Texas Tech Veterinary College receives $15 million grant from City of Amarillo

Texas Tech Veterinary College receives $15 million grant from City of Amarillo

The Amarillo City Council approved a $15 million grant Tuesday (Sept. 20) from the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) to the Texas Tech University System to support the establishment of a new College of Veterinary Medicine in Amarillo. The grant was approved at the Amarillo City Council meeting on recommendation from the AEDC.  more »

 

Monsanto social media specialist Janice Person set to speak at CASNR event

Monsanto social media specialist Janice Person set to speak at CASNR event

The importance of communicating science to a lay audience will be in the spotlight from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday (Sept. 22) in Room 116 of Texas Tech University’s Agricultural Education and Communications Building.  more »

 

AFS food safety research center selected for retail meat surveillance program

AFS food safety research center selected for retail meat surveillance program

Texas Tech University’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence (ICFIE) has been selected to be a National Surveillance Lab for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS), Retail Meat Surveillance Program through a competitive federal grant process.  more »

 

Texas Tech University forms College of Veterinary Medicine Steering Committee

Texas Tech University forms College of Veterinary Medicine Steering Committee

When first announcing plans to develop a College of Veterinary Medicine, the Texas Tech University System vowed to work with partners and colleagues outside of the institution. Building an innovative and transformative model for veterinary medicine from the ground up involves a collaborative approach, and a project this size cannot happen without the support of veterinarians and community and industry leaders.  more »