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Undefeated Spring; Tech wins Houston Livestock Show’s meat judging contest

Undefeated Spring; Tech wins Houston Livestock Show’s meat judging contest

The Texas Tech University meat judging team in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences finished its spring competition season undefeated in three events after taking first place this weekend at the Houston Livestock Show Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest.  more »

 

Environmental excellence award goes to Texas Alliance for Water Conservation

Environmental excellence award goes to Texas Alliance for Water Conservation

The Texas Alliance for Water Conservation, a research project made up of producers, industries, universities, and government agencies, has received a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ‘Texas Environmental Excellence Award.’ The recognition, which in this case was presented in the agriculture category, is part of an effort to bring attention to the most innovative and effective projects that strive to protect the state’s natural resources, officials said in making today’s (Mar. 10) announcement.  more »

 

Texas Tech Board of Regents announce promotions for CASNR faculty members

Texas Tech Board of Regents announce promotions for CASNR faculty members

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the academic advancement of eight leading College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources faculty members during their latest meeting (Mar. 6).  more »

 

Texas Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit receives science award

Texas Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit receives science award

The Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at Texas Tech has been honored with a 2015 ‘Excellence in Science’ Award from the U.S. Geological Survey, officials announced on Monday (Mar. 2). The unit is a partnership between Texas Tech, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, U.S. Geological Survey, The Wildlife Management Institute and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  more »

 

TAWC Director Rick Kellison set to speak at Amsterdam Denim Days

TAWC Director Rick Kellison set to speak at Amsterdam Denim Days

The Kingpins Show organizers in collaboration with House of Denim have announced a new conference concept – Kingpins 2029, The Transformers. Set to debut April 17 as part of Amsterdam Denim Days, ‘Kingpins 2029, The Transformers,’ represents members of the denim community that are committed to creating, implementing and sharing the changes that need to happen in the jeans industry to make it more environmentally viable, socially responsible and financially sound by 2029.  more »

 

Thirty-one CASNR students honored as Dean’s Scholars Award winners at ICC

Thirty-one CASNR students honored as Dean’s Scholars Award winners at ICC

Top academic standouts from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will be recognized as Dean’s Scholars on Tuesday (Mar. 10) at a special ceremony held in the International Cultural Center’s Hall of Nations. The awards, funded by various donations to the college, are based on academic excellence as well as leadership, character and citizenship.  more »