Texas Tech Participates in Agriculture Awareness Week Events

Guest speaker and film showing will begin Monday.

WHAT: The College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (CASNR) is hosting an event Monday (April 18) for Agriculture Awareness Week.

CASNR welcomes Katharine Hayhoe, director of the Texas Tech Climate Science Center, to speak at the Student Union Building (SUB). She will discuss how to tackle tough conversations in science.

The Climate Science Center and KTTZ-TV will host a screening of “Thin Ice: The Inside Story of Climate Science.” The award-winning documentary follows climate scientists and features scenes drilling in the Antarctic for climate history.

WHEN: Monday (April 18): Presentation: 6 p.m.
Film: 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Presentation, SUB Matador Room
Film, Fox & Hound, 4210 82nd St., Suite 240

EVENT: The presentation and film showing are free and open to the public.

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CONTACT:  Breanna Allen, communication and outreach coordinator, Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2011 or breanna.allen@ttu.edu


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.