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August, 2012 Archive

Soil scientist Theo Udeigwe joins Tech’s Plant and Soil Science Department

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Soil and environmental scientist Theophilus Udeigwe has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on Sept. 1. (more…)

 

Fluffy Fiber Fete; ‘Celebrate Cotton’ game set for Sept. 15 against Lobos

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Texas Tech’s annual “Celebrate Cotton” game has been scheduled for Saturday (Sept. 15) against the University of New Mexico Lobos at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock. Game time is currently scheduled for 6 p.m. Officials note that cotton will be everywhere throughout the game, from displays at Raider Alley and around the stadium to promotion, special graphics and fun cotton facts during the game. (more…)

 

CASNR officials announce strategic hire of noted agronomist Charles West

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Texas Tech continues its pursuit of Association of American University (AAU)-like research university status with the strategic hiring of a respected forage researcher. The newly added faculty member is Charles “Chuck” West, who will serve as the Thornton Distinguished Professor of Forages with the university’s Department of Plant and Soil Science. (more…)

 

Gum, Nolan participate in CASNR congressional internship program

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Two students from Texas Tech’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will be spending the fall semester working as interns in the nation’s capital. Running from first of September through early December, the college’s fall intern program affords selected students an opportunity to experience first-hand the government’s day-to-day operations. (more…)

 

CASNR faculty, staff leaders take spotlight at Merket Alumni Center

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Eight faculty and staff members were honored for service and support of Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources today (Aug. 22) during a special evening ceremony at the Merket Alumni Center. (more…)

 

Lust named an instructor with Tech’s Landscape Architecture Department

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Kathy Lust, an experienced South Plains landscape architect, has been named an instructor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Landscape Architecture, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into new her teaching post on Sept. 1. (more…)

 

Tech’s Natural Resources Management Department adds aquatic ecologist

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Allison Pease, an aquatic ecologist with broad experience studying the environmental factors that affect stream fish communities, has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Natural Resources Management, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into new her teaching and research post on Sept. 1. (more…)