Texas Tech University Climate Science Center
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Dr. Katharine Hayhoe Receives Headliner Award from the Association for Women in Communications!
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe received a Headliner Award on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Association for Women in Communications Awards Luncheon for her outstanding accomplishments in climate communications. Headliner Awards are presented to people whose achievements or contributions have received widespread positive recognition through the media, particularly those receiving media coverage outside of Lubbock. The Texas Tech Climate Science Center is honored to share in this award in recognition of our efforts to make climate information relevant and applicable to communities and individuals.
Dr. Patricia Solis Named a 2015 Recipient of the Outstanding Support for Geography Education Award!
The Texas Tech Climate Science Center is proud to announce Dr. Patricia Bennett Solis, Research Associate Professor of Geography and Adjunct Associate Professor of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech, will be honored at the 2015 National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) conference this summer for her outstanding efforts in support of geography education. The Outstanding Support for Geography Education award acknowledges outstanding contributions to geographic education outside the formal classroom. The NCGE has worked for 100 years to enhance the status and quality of geography teaching and learning at all levels of instruction and recognizes excellence in geography teaching, mentoring, research, instructional design, and service. Congratulations to Dr. Solis!
Climate Science Seminars Continue for the 2014-2015 Academic Year
The Climate Science Seminars were a huge hit last year, with many of the seminars standing room only. We are continuing to build on the momentum and interest this year! The seminars are the first Tuesday of every month at noon in Room 001 in the Education and Philosophy building. Coffee and snacks are provided! Contact Dr. Jennifer Vanos with questions about the seminars.
Climate Science Center Group Photo
The Texas Tech University Climate Science Center finally found a time to get most of the contributing professors, post-docs, and graduate students together for a photo op!
The South Central Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University is proud to share in the accomplishments of our director Dr. Katharine Hayhoe who has been selected as one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People. Don Cheadle has many kind words about Dr. Hayhoe in the article including that she is "a smart person who defies stereotype." For the rest of the story about Dr. Hayhoe and the other 99 influential people, visit Time Magazine's List.