Four students from Texas Tech's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources are spending the summer working as interns in the nation's capital. Running from June through August, the college's congressional summer intern program affords selected students an opportunity to experience first-hand the government's day-to-day operations.
The Lubbock Cotton Exchange, in conjunction with Texas Tech University's Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute, is hosting the 36th session of the Texas International Cotton School. Running from Aug. 1-12, the High Plains program is two weeks of classes, lectures, tours and hands-on interaction in all phases of cotton production, harvesting, ginning, classing, testing, preparation and processing.
The annual Raider Red Meats BBQ & Ribeye Championship will be held Aug. 26-27, giving cooks locally and nationwide the opportunity to square off against each other. The cookoff will take place on the southwest side of the Department of Animal and Food Sciences building in the C12 and C14 parking lots on the Texas Tech University campus. Raider Red Meats is a part of the Meat Science and Muscle Biology program.