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CASNR grad honored with BRIT Int’l Award of Excellence in Conservation

CASNR grad honored with BRIT Int’l Award of Excellence in Conservation

A graduate of Texas Tech University’s Department of Natural Resources Management has been selected to receive this year’s ‘International Award of Excellence in Conservation’ from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT).  more »

 

Texas Tech tapped as one of four national native pollinator planting locations

Texas Tech tapped as one of four national native pollinator planting locations

A Texas Tech University entomologist has received word that he and a five-acre South Plains area research site have been selected as one of four national native pollinator planting locations for the fall season. The initiative, a collaboration between the Bayer CropScience’s “Feed a Bee” program and The Wildlife Society, seeks to provide forage for pollinators, addressing one of the biggest challenges bees face today in the United States.  more »

 

New leader takes helm of Agricultural Education & Communications

New leader takes helm of Agricultural Education & Communications

An associate professor and graduate studies coordinator with Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications has been selected as the new interim chairman of the award-winning academic unit. Scott Burris was installed in his new post effective today (Aug. 1).  more »

 

Teaching Academy roster includes 21 from CASNR, adding Doerfert, Cox

Teaching Academy roster includes 21 from CASNR, adding Doerfert, Cox

An innovative agricultural communications professor and a restoration ecologist from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been inducted into the university’s elite Teaching Academy. The academy was established to recognize excellence in teaching and to promote the university’s teaching mission.  more »

 

Stephen Devadoss joins Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Stephen Devadoss joins Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Stephen Devadoss has been named the Emmabeth Thompson Professor of Risk Management with tenure within Texas Tech University’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on Aug. 1.  more »