Bayer Plant Science Building Opening Set for Oct. 30

The new building adds more than 21,000 square feet of laboratory and office space.

WHAT: Ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Bayer Plant Science Building and renovation of the Plant & Soil Science Building

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Friday (Oct. 30)

WHERE: Room 118, Bayer Plant Science Building, 2911 15th St., Lubbock

EVENT: Texas Tech will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the new Bayer Plant Science Building next to the Goddard Range Wildlife Building and the current Plant & Soil Science Building, which has undergone renovations.

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert L. Duncan; Texas Tech President M. Duane Nellis, Lisa D. Calvert, vice chancellor for Institutional Advancement and Michael Galyean, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, will deliver remarks.

At a cost of $14.3 million funded from donations, including a lead gift from Bayer CropScience, the project adds more than 21,000 square feet of laboratory and office space while also renovating more than 2,400 square feet of interior and exterior space in the Plant & Soil Science Building, which houses the Department of Plant & Soil Science.

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The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is made up of six departments:

  • Agriculture and Applied Economics
  • Agricultural Education and Communications
  • Animal and Food Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Plant and Soil Science
  • Natural Resources Management

The college also consists of eleven research centers and institutes, including the Cotton Economics Research Institute, the International Cotton Research Center and the Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute.

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