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The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

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Subburaj Named to New Professorship in WT College of Engineering; Position Meant to Inspire Underrepresented in STEM Fields 

Chip Chandler January 26, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — A new professorship named for a West Texas A&M University alumnus that’s meant to inspire women and other...

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U.S. News & World Report: WT Online Bachelor’s Program No. 1 in Texas 

Chip Chandler January 25, 2022

Several graduate, veterans programs also ranked highly   CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University’s online undergraduate program is the best in Texas and No. 24 in the country, according...

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Lizbeth Lopez, a senior biology major from Spearman, performs research as part of her project in the McNair Scholars Program. Photo provided by WT Communication and Marketing

McNair Scholars Program Applications Sought; WT Students Benefit from Program Named in Honor of Challenger Astronaut 

Chip Chandler January 24, 2022

Contact: Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — As the nation remembers the 36th anniversary of the Challenger explosion, West Texas A&M University students...

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Anna Lemnitzer, assistant professor of art and design, makes adjustments to a sculptural piece inspired both by spiderwebs and tumbleweeds. The piece and others will be featured in an exhibition of Lemnitzers work that will open Jan. 27 in the Dord Fitz Formal Gallery at West Texas A&M University. Photo provided by WT Communication and Marketing

Art Exhibition to Document Impact of Canyon Landscape on New WT Professor 

Chip Chandler January 20, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — Like a famous predecessor, a new West Texas A&M University art professor is finding the Canyon environment...

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The Queen of the Night (Erin Hinds, center left) faces off with Sarastro (Evan Hample, center right) in WT Operas The Magic Flute. Also pictured, from left, are Codi Hittson, Chloe Ridolfo, Shannon Burr, Mitchell Hernandez and Zachary Todd. Photo provided by WT Communication and Marketing

WT Opera to Stage Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’ 

Chip Chandler January 20, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]   CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University Opera will take audiences on a fanciful journey in its next production, a staging...

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WT Team Publishes Research That Could Lead to Breakthrough in Understanding of Fundamental Physics 

Chip Chandler January 20, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — Research by a West Texas A&M University professor and two students that may help in the search for theoretical...

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WT, Education Credit Union Partner for Student-Led Branch in Canyon 

Chip Chandler January 19, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University students will make up the majority of the workforce at a newly redesigned branch...

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Houston-Area WT Alumni Sought for Weekend of Service, Fun 

Chip Chandler January 18, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University alumni in the Houston area are sought to take part in a service project for former...

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WT AmeriCorps Program, Canyon Nonprofit Team to Encourage Reading in Panhandle 

Chip Chandler January 18, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — Elementary students around the Texas Panhandle will get the gift of reading and learn about the value of service...

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ADVISORY: MLK Day March at WT Canceled, Video Presentations to Continue

January 14, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]   CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorations will continue with continue with a modification. Videos...

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Employers Sought for Spring WT Job Fairs 

Chip Chandler January 13, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — Employers looking for bright, resourceful Buffs to join their companies can register now for several upcoming...

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Aurora Garcia-Comer of the Black Student Union speaks at the 2021 celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at West Texas A&M University. Photo provided by WT Communication and Marketing

WT to Commemorate MLK Day with School Holiday, Celebration 

Chip Chandler January 13, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas —West Texas A&M University students will offer tributes to and march in honor of civil rights activist Martin...

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