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Strategy to fight salmonella outlined; Texas Tech part of $700,000 USDA grant

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.

Sparks Will Fly; AEC receives Lincoln Electric Co. Welding Education Grant

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.

Erin A. Wheeler-Cook Fellowship Endowment

The Erin A. Wheeler-Cook Fellowship Endowment was established by various donors in 2011. The scholarship funds graduate fellowships for students enrolled in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.

Agricultural Economics/Marketing Graduate Fellowship

The Agricultural Economics/Marketing Graduate Fellowship was established by the First Ag Credit, Co Bank, and others in 2006. The purpose of the funds are to be used to fund a graduate fellowship for a graduate student in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economic whose research work will be in agricultural economics and marketing.