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California native joins Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

California native joins Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

With a long-standing research focus on the energy-water nexus and an aim to evaluate the links between scarce water resources and energy resources, Ryan Williams is now part of Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics. He serves as an assistant professor, said officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.  more »


Chancellor’s council distinguished research award goes to Hequet

image image Internationally-recognized cotton researcher Eric Hequet, the associate director of Texas Tech’s Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute, was presented today (Dec. 10) with a 2010 Texas Tech University System Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Research Award.  more »


Texas Tech taps Iceland fisheries expert for Cooperative Fish & Wildlife post

image  A research scientist from the University of Iceland’s Institute of Biology has joined the Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit at Texas Tech, university officials announced today (Aug. 13). The unit is a partnership between Texas Tech, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, U.S. Geological Survey, Wildlife Management Institute and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  more »


Texas Tech officials announce strategic hiring of noted animal science researcher

image image As Texas Tech continues its journey toward Tier One status, administration officials announced this week strategic hirings of seven respected researchers who will help grow the university’s research capabilities. Among the newly added faculty members is Guy Loneragan, now a professor with the university’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences.  more »


Better by Far; McKenney drives technology-based PSS distance education

image image Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science has named a long-time faculty member to serve as its distance program leader. Cynthia McKenney, who was recently named a full professor by the Texas Tech Board of Regents, will be responsible for coordinating the department’s advising and distance courses.  more »


Quite a fellow; CASNR’s Thompson honored by two leading scientific societies

image image A nationally-recognized soil chemist and Texas Tech administrator has been selected as a fellow by both the American Society of Agronomy and the Soil Science Society of America. Fellow is regarded as the highest recognition bestowed by the societies on its members.  more »


Texas Tech regents promote three CASNR faculty members to professor

image image The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents today (May 13) approved the academic advancement of three leading College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources faculty members to full professor. The new promotions for Christopher Taylor, Cynthia McKenney and Mark Wallace will go into effect on Sept. 1.  more »