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Vital Role; Weindorf, Ballou named to associate dean for research posts

Vital Role; Weindorf, Ballou named to associate dean for research posts

Officials at Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources announced today (April 7) the creation of two new administrative research-related positions. The Associate Dean for Research positions will be filled by 50 percent appointments of two current CASNR faculty members.  more »

 

In Profile: Texas Tech honors AFS’s Max Miller for 50 years of solid service

In Profile: Texas Tech honors AFS’s Max Miller for 50 years of solid service

When Max Miller came from Brownfield to Texas Tech in 1955 to begin his undergraduate studies, the only traffic light between there and Lubbock was at 19th and University. These days there’s a lot more stop lights, but nothing in the interim has slowed Miller’s affection for his university. Indeed, the school has become the focal point of his career.  more »

 

CASNR faculty, staff recognized for years of service at Frazier Alumni Pavilion

CASNR faculty, staff recognized for years of service at Frazier Alumni Pavilion

Texas Tech University recognized 31 outstanding faculty and staff members with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources today (April 3) with recognition of their length of service to the university community. The awards ceremony was held at Tech’s Frazier Alumni Pavilion.  more »

 

Serendipitous Finding: Try some pig pheromone to stop unruly dogs barking

Serendipitous Finding: Try some pig pheromone to stop unruly dogs barking

If your dog is misbehaving, a Texas Tech University professor suggests that you might want to spray it with pig pheromones, reports the editors of New Scientist today (Mar. 28). Androstenone is found in boar saliva and helps induce sows to mate. Now it is the active ingredient in a spray marketed as being able to calm boisterous dogs.  more »

 

AFS veterinary epidemiologist receives NAMA outstanding educator award

AFS veterinary epidemiologist receives NAMA outstanding educator award

Guy Loneragan, a Texas Tech veterinary epidemiologist and professor of food safety and public health, has been selected to receive the “Harry L. Rudnick Outstanding Educator Award” from the North American Meat Association. The honor was presented to the Tech professor on Friday (Mar. 21) at the association’s annual meeting in Rancho Mirage, Calif.  more »

 

CASNR hosts renowned bioethicist; Bernard Rollin to discuss animal ethics

CASNR hosts renowned bioethicist; Bernard Rollin to discuss animal ethics

One of the nation’s groundbreaking bioethicists, Bernard Rollin, will be a featured speaker on Tuesday (April 22) at 6 p.m. in Texas Tech University’s International Cultural Center. Hosted by Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Agricultural Awareness Week, admission to the animal rights and animal consciousness presentation is free and open to the public.  more »