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Capitol Idea: CASNR interns spend spring learning the ropes in Washington

Capitol Idea: CASNR interns spend spring learning the ropes in Washington

Three students from Texas Tech's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will be spending their spring semester working as interns in the nation's capital. Running from January through May, the college's congressional intern program affords selected students an opportunity to experience first-hand the government's day-to-day operations.

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

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.