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Season’s Greetings: Welcome to the Dean’s Office Christmas Open House

Season’s Greetings: Welcome to the Dean’s Office Christmas Open House

The weather outside was anything but frightful on Tuesday (Dec. 9). That’s when CASNR faculty and staff, along with our friends across campus, gathered at the Goddard Building for the Annual Dean’s Office Christmas Open House. From all of us at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, we hope the peace and joy of the season will live in your heart all year long.  more »

 

On The Record; CASNR students honored at ‘Who’s Who’ reception

On The Record; CASNR students honored at ‘Who’s Who’ reception

Thirteen outstanding students from Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been included in latest edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities,” according to school officials. The university hosted a special ‘2014 Who’s Who Recognition Reception’ on Nov. 16 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.  more »

 

Farm to Pharmacy; CASNR researchers create new medicinal use for cotton

Farm to Pharmacy; CASNR researchers create new medicinal use for cotton

This month the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal featured a CASNR-related research news item by Josie Musico: a biodegradable bandage. When the cotton-based product is available for widespread use — which its creators admit might not be for some time — it can be applied with medicinal ointment to a wound site. Unlike traditional bandages, it need not be removed later.  more »

 

Henk den Bakker joins Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Henk den Bakker joins Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Henk (Hendrik) den Bakker, an expert in population modeling and biostatistics, 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 Nov. 1.  more »

 

International Year of Soils; Focus on conservation and sound management

International Year of Soils; Focus on conservation and sound management

World Soil Day, and the launch of the ‘2015 International Year of Soils,’ is just around the corner, on Dec. 5, according to officials within Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Numerous key events related to soils are already taking place around the globe.  more »