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WT to Honor Students Lost During 2023-24 Academic Year

WT to Honor Students Lost During 2023-24 Academic Year

Chip Chandler April 17, 2024

CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University flags will fly at half-staff April 19 in honor of students who died during the 2023-24 academic year. A student memorial service also will be held at...

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WT College of Engineering Offers Free Aid for Area Businesses Seeking Energy Grants

WT College of Engineering Offers Free Aid for Area Businesses Seeking Energy Grants

Chip Chandler April 17, 2024

CANYON, Texas — The West Texas A&M University College of Engineering is offering free assistance for Panhandle-area business owners seeking national grants for projects that both save and create...

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‘Stethoscopes and Stilettos’ Dinner to Raise Funds for WT Nursing Scholarships

‘Stethoscopes and Stilettos’ Dinner to Raise Funds for WT Nursing Scholarships

Chip Chandler April 17, 2024

CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University will celebrate 50 years of educating nurses on the High Plains at a May 3 fashion show and dinner. Reservations are requested by April 26 for “Stethoscopes...

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WT Scientists Taking Part in Research into Costly Cattle Liver Abscesses

WT Scientists Taking Part in Research into Costly Cattle Liver Abscesses

Chip Chandler April 16, 2024

CANYON, Texas — A West Texas A&M University professor was a key member of a team investigating the causes of one of the costliest afflictions in cattle. Dr. Ty Lawrence, WT’s Caviness Davis...

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WT Forensics Student Places Third in Nation; Second Student Wins Prestigious Grant

WT Forensics Student Places Third in Nation; Second Student Wins Prestigious Grant

1910 PR April 16, 2024

CANYON, Texas — A West Texas A&M University forensics team member placed third in the nation at the American Forensic Association National Speech Tournament, and another team member earned a prestigious...

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Ranchland Gift Secures Location for New WT Research Feedlot

Ranchland Gift Secures Location for New WT Research Feedlot

Chip Chandler April 16, 2024

CANYON, Texas — Nearly 43 acres of ranchland recently given to West Texas A&M University will facilitate the construction of a new feedlot for the University. Brothers Mike and Gary Kuhlman made...

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WT Professors Win Grant to Improve STEM Education for Underrepresented Students

WT Professors Win Grant to Improve STEM Education for Underrepresented Students

Chip Chandler April 15, 2024

CANYON, Texas — A team of West Texas A&M University researchers have won a $200,000 National Science Foundation grant to improve success rates in science classes for underrepresented students. Professors...

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WT’s Model UN Team Earns Honors at National Conference

WT’s Model UN Team Earns Honors at National Conference

Chip Chandler April 12, 2024

CANYON, Texas — A student delegation from West Texas A&M University recently earned honors at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City. The students, whose trip was sponsored...

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WT Horse Judging Team Rides to Victory in College Station

WT Horse Judging Team Rides to Victory in College Station

Chip Chandler April 12, 2024

CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University’s horse judging team is continuing its winning ways, defeating one of the nation’s top teams on its home turf. The WT squad was named champion of...

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Native Storyteller Eldrena Douma to Headline WT Festival April 18 and 19

Native Storyteller Eldrena Douma to Headline WT Festival April 18 and 19

Chip Chandler April 11, 2024

CANYON, Texas — A renowned Native American speaker will headline the 2024 West Texas A&M University Storytelling Festival. Eldrena Douma, who was a classroom teacher becoming a professional storyteller,...

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WTEC Begins Upgrades for Incubator Program, Moves SBDC to Central Facility

WTEC Begins Upgrades for Incubator Program, Moves SBDC to Central Facility

Adam Jiwa, Advertising Manager April 11, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas — Key upgrades now underway at the WT Enterprise Center will offer new opportunities for entrepreneurs to grow their business. WTEC upgrades include expanded three-phase electrical...

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WT Summer Camp Registration Period Opens

WT Summer Camp Registration Period Opens

Chip Chandler April 11, 2024

CANYON, Texas — Registration is now open for about 70 summer youth camps at West Texas A&M University. Between now and September, WT’s Extended Studies program will offer camps, clinics, academies...

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