A graduate student and staff member with Texas Tech's Department of Natural Resources Management has been recognized for academic excellence and involvement in fire-related research and service by the Association for Fire Ecology.
Traveling through the Chinese countryside in summertime is like being transported back to a different time and place. Outdated machinery dots the never-ending farmland, reminiscent of the United States more than half a century prior. Although some farmland has the flat, arid, West Texas-feel, mere miles away, entire farms are created on flat shelves of land carved out of the hills and mountainsides.
Hispanic student leaders from Texas Tech University took an active part in the 'Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Forum' on Oct. 17-19 in San Antonio. Among those adding to the event were five Tech College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources undergraduate students.