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Integrated Understanding; Texas Int’l Cotton School scheduled for Aug. 1-12

Integrated Understanding; Texas Int’l Cotton School scheduled for Aug. 1-12

The Lubbock Cotton Exchange, in conjunction with Texas Tech University’s Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute, is hosting the 36th session of the Texas International Cotton School. Running from Aug. 1-12, the High Plains program is two weeks of classes, lectures, tours and hands-on interaction in all phases of cotton production, harvesting, ginning, classing, testing, preparation and processing.  more »

 

Raider Red Meats schedules BBQ, Ribeye Championship for Aug. 26-27

Raider Red Meats schedules BBQ, Ribeye Championship for Aug. 26-27

The annual Raider Red Meats BBQ & Ribeye Championship will be held at the end of August, giving cooks locally and nationwide the opportunity to square off against each other. The thrill of the grill event takes place on the southwest side of Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences building in the C12 and C14 parking lots.  more »

 

Department of Animal and Food Sciences adds food chemist/microbiologist Chen

Department of Animal and Food Sciences adds food chemist/microbiologist Chen

Huaigiong Chen, an expert in food chemistry and microbiology, has been named a visiting assistant professor in food sciences with Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new research post on July 1.  more »

 

Coordinating Board opens door for innovative Texas Tech veterinary college

Coordinating Board opens door for innovative Texas Tech veterinary college

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan today (July 21) testified before the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), providing an update on the strategic plan of the Texas Tech University System and plans to develop a veterinary college. The discussion supported the need for more large animal veterinarians throughout Texas and affirmed support of a new veterinary college purposely designed to address this need and to reduce the cost of education.  more »

 

Rayfield joins Department of Agricultural Education and Communications

Rayfield joins Department of Agricultural Education and Communications

John Rayfield has been named an associate professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on June 1.  more »

 

Texas Tech names CASNR Dean Michael Galyean to the position of interim provost

Texas Tech names CASNR Dean Michael Galyean to the position of interim provost

Texas Tech University today (July 15) announced the appointment of Michael Galyean, the dean of Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, as the university’s new interim provost and senior vice president, effective Aug. 1.  more »