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CASNR celebrates new professorships; Dabbert, McKenney honored at Arena

CASNR celebrates new professorships; Dabbert, McKenney honored at Arena

Officials with the Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources announced today (Apr. 16) the creation and appointment of two top-level professorships. They are the Burnett Foundation Professorship in Quail Ecology, which goes to Brad Dabbert with Tech’s Department of Natural Resources Management, while the Rockwell Professorship in Horticulture will go to Cynthia McKenney with Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science. The honors were made during a special ceremony in the City Bank Room at the university’s United Spirit Arena.  more »

 

CASNR students receive career training at AMSA Student Leadership Conference

CASNR students receive career training at AMSA Student Leadership Conference

Sixteen students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources gathered earlier this semester at the Cargill Innovation Center in Wichita, Kansas for the American Meat Science Association Student Leadership Conference. Tech participants included Loni Woolley, Colton Campbell, Nick Hardcastle, Bo Hutto, Jacob Mikel, Aaron Faulkner, DeShae Hanigan, Devin Gredell, Keelyn Hanlon, Mario Bueso, Kaitlyn Farmer, Olivia Ron, Drew Cashman, Linay Runnels, Christy Woerner, and Nathan Tapp.  more »

 

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Bayer PSS building expansion set for April 29

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Bayer PSS building expansion set for April 29

Officials with Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources announced today that groundbreaking ceremonies for its new Bayer Plant Science Building Expansion will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday (Apr. 29) at 2709 15th St. in Lubbock (see map). Tech’s Board of Regents approved the $13 million project last December.  more »

 

Bernard Rollin lecture, honors banquet highlight CASNR Awareness Week

Bernard Rollin lecture, honors banquet highlight CASNR Awareness Week

Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources kicks off its annual ‘Agriculture and Natural Resources Awareness Week’ on Tuesday (Apr. 22) with a number of events and activities planned throughout the week to showcase the college’s departments and student organizations to the campus community.  more »

 

AFS graduate students receive 3-A SSI Student Travel Scholarship Awards

AFS graduate students receive 3-A SSI Student Travel Scholarship Awards

Three graduate students from Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences have been awarded travel scholarships from 3-A Sanitary Standards, a non-profit organization that focuses on enhancing product safety for consumers of food, beverages and pharmaceutical products.  more »

 

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 »