Science by the Glass Series Hosts Final Discussion for the Spring Semester

The event will be held at Albarran’s Mexican Bar & Grill.

WHAT: The final “Science by the Glass” discussion will feature Chuck West, the Thorton Distinguished chair of the Department of Plant and Soil Science. West will host a discussion titled “Water Footprints in High Plains Agriculture.

WHEN: Happy Hour 5 p.m., discussion 6 p.m. Tuesday (May 9)

WHERE: Albarran’s Mexican Bar & Grill, 7722 Milwaukee Ave.

EVENT: “Science by the Glass” is an informal discussion series hosted by the Texas Tech Climate Science Center. The series brings members of the Lubbock and Texas Tech communities together to discuss topics related to science, climate and society.

CONTACT: Breanna Allen, communication and outreach coordinator, Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-6911 or


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Climate Science Center


The Climate Science Center (CSC) at Texas Tech University conducts interdisciplinary research to address the interactive effects of climate variability across the full array of landscapes within the South Central U.S. We provide the science, tools, and information to link current conditions with regional climate projections, and examine the real-world decision making and planning that can be used to best anticipate, monitor, and adapt to this projected climate change.



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

Department of Plant & Soil Science

Plant & Soil

The mission of the Department of Plant & Soil Science is to improve plants for human use, increase knowledge about our environment, and enhance sustainable practices in plant production and value-added processing through education, research, and outreach.

The department is a comprehensive academic department conducting research and offering coursework and academic programs in all areas of the plant and soil sciences.