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April, 2012 Archive

In Profile: LA’s Alice McLarty takes on monumental tasks in Washington

Monday, April 30th, 2012

For landscape architect Alice McLarty there are no routine jobs among her daily duties; not when the names of her projects are synonymous with some of the nation’s most important treasures. Over the past 20 years the ’87 graduate of Texas Tech’s Department of Landscape Architecture can list the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, DC War Memorial and the Mall Grounds among her work sites. (more…)


CASNR Honors Banquet spotlights outstanding students at Merket Center

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Dozens of outstanding students, staff and faculty from across Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were honored Friday (Apr. 27) at its annual Honors Banquet at the Merket Alumni Center in Lubbock. Sponsored by the Ag Council, the event featured a variety of honors, including the selection of Loni Woolley, a senior from Grandview, as the college’s outstanding student. (more…)


Convocation; CASNR faculty honored for excellence in teaching, research

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Five outstanding faculty members from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources received awards for their quality teaching and research during the university’s annual Faculty Honors Convocation on Wednesday (Apr. 25) at the Human Sciences Building. (more…)


Texas Tech Equestrian Team members advance to Nationals in Raleigh

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences will be sending two students to compete May 3-6 at the National Intercollegiate Horse Show Association’s (IHSA) national championship in Raleigh, N.C. (more…)


Ruminant nutritionist Sara Trojan joins Animal and Food Sciences Department

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Sara Trojan, an experienced researcher in cow/calf nutrition and management, has been named a visiting assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences. (more…)


‘Pink Slime’ Controversy: Pulling beef from market puts cost in shaky position

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Because of the recent social media hysteria centered on “pink slime” and its subsequent removal almost entirely from the marketplace, beef prices will soar and feeding the world population economically will be much more difficult. (more…)


AFS Spring Awards Banquet highlights academic, extracurricular performance

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Outstanding student academic and extracurricular performance was in the spotlight Saturday (April 14) during the Texas Tech Department of Animal and Food Sciences’ Spring Awards Banquet at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. According to program officials, more than 300 students, faculty, staff, parents and supporters attended the annual event. (more…)