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Texas Tech Women’s Rodeo Team headed to College National Finals Rodeo

Texas Tech Women’s Rodeo Team headed to College National Finals Rodeo

Thanks to four team victories and numerous individual championships throughout the season, the Texas Tech University women’s rodeo team captured the Southwest Region title to earn a berth at the Collegiate National Finals Rodeo beginning Saturday (June 11) in Casper, Wyoming.  more »

 

Nathaniel Hall joins Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Nathaniel Hall joins Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Nathaniel Hall, an expert in canine olfaction or the sense of smell, has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on June 1.  more »

 

Academic Success: CASNR students honored during Spring commencement

Academic Success: CASNR students honored during Spring commencement

More than 3,800 Texas Tech students, including 162 from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s commencement ceremonies in May at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock.  more »

 

CASNR’s Clint Boal aiding in study of eagle interaction with wind turbines

CASNR’s Clint Boal aiding in study of eagle interaction with wind turbines

In the avian world, the eagle is known as the apex predator, meaning no other bird considers an eagle its prey. The eagle is on the top of the avian food chain. But that doesn’t mean they live without dangers, most of them manmade.  more »

 

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award goes to AFS’s Mark Miller

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award goes to AFS’s Mark Miller

Mark Miller, a nationally-recognized animal science researcher with Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, has been selected to receive this year’s American Meat Science Association Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award. The award is sponsored by Food Safety Net Services and Agri-West International.  more »

 

Landscape architecture students build replicas of historic downtown Lubbock

Landscape architecture students build replicas of historic downtown Lubbock

As one of their final assignments for the school year, one class in Texas Tech’s Department of Landscape Architecture was given the task of constructing replicas of old downtown Lubbock. The class was divided up into five design teams, each one responsible for assembling one or more classic Lubbock buildings such as the Pioneer hotel, Mast-White House, and others.  more »