For pro-rodeo athletes and their fans, December is the best month of the year, and not just because it's Christmas. December also ushers in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
Texas Tech's International Center for Food Safety Excellence is part of a broad effort to develop detection and surveillance networks to help protect from future outbreaks of salmonella bacteria. Earlier this year Tech, Angelo State University and California State University-Fresno received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture totaling more than $700,000.
Recognizing the increasing emphasis on agriscience-teacher welding abilities, Texas Tech University's Department of Agricultural Education and Communication saw the need and applied for a Lincoln Electric Company Welding Education Grant. The result: the department has been selected as one of six institutions from across the nation to receive the new funding.