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

The PRAIRIE

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

The PRAIRIE

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Pictured is Ms. Angela Allen, the chief of diversity and inclusion officer at WTAMU.

Op-Ed: Angela Allen, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Angela Allen, Contributor May 6, 2022

Located in the heart of campus, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion’s mission is to foster a safe and welcoming climate that will enhance the University experience for everyone who visits, attends...

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An ‘Encounter’ with James Joyce on Tap for WT’s Great Books Series in May 

Chip Chandler May 5, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — A story more than a century old that still speaks to modern-day issues is in the spotlight for the next installment...

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WT Donning of the Stoles Ceremony Set for May 6 

Chip Chandler May 5, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — Dozens of West Texas A&M University students will honor their cultures in a pre-commencement ceremony May...

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Late Myrna Raffkind to Be Memorialized with New WT Professorship in Education 

Chip Chandler May 5, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — A professorship honoring a former West Texas A&M University instructor and alumna will enhance WT’s ability...

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The Brand, a magazine published by the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, celebrates is 10th anniversary this year. Staff members include, from left, Rylee Johnson, Shelby Ford, Tess Gore and Addey Small, pictured with adviser Dr. Tanner Robertson. Photo provided by WT Communication and Marketing

Ten Years of the Brand: WT to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Ag Magazine 

Lindsey Sawin May 4, 2022

Copy by Lindsey Sawin  CONTACT: Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — Supporters and alumni of West Texas A&M University’s Department of Agricultural...

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Faculty award winners include, from left, Dr. Joshua Partheepan, Dr. Leslie Ramos Salazar, Dr. Maxine De Butte and Dr. John Richeson. Photo provided by WT Communication and Marketing

Award-Winning WT Faculty, Staff Honored at Year-End Celebration 

Chip Chandler May 4, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — Outstanding members of West Texas A&M University’s faculty and staff were honored during an end-of-year...

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Hatton Professor of Education Named at WT; Miller to Focus on Improving Virtual Learning 

Chip Chandler May 4, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — A West Texas A&M University professor of education will assist regional schools in delivering excellence in...

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Paul Engler to Be Awarded Honorary Doctorate at WT’s Spring Commencement 

Chip Chandler May 4, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — Paul Engler, the self-made entrepreneur who revolutionized the cattle-feeding industry, will be awarded an honorary...

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Gift from Piehl Family Establishes Professorships in Education, Agriculture at WT

Chip Chandler May 3, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — Newly endowed professorships in agriculture and education continue a long history of giving to West Texas A&M...

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WT Commencement Ceremonies Set for May 7 

Chip Chandler May 2, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]     CANYON, Texas — More than 1,200 West Texas A&M University students are expected to cross the stage during three commencement...

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Student Exploring History of Palo Duro Canyon State Park Named Winner of WT Student Research Award 

Chip Chandler April 28, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected] CANYON, Texas — A West Texas A&M University sophomore’s look into the origins of Palo Duro Canyon’s status as a state park was given...

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WT Symphony Orchestra to Perform New Score with Screening of Classic Silent Film

Chip Chandler April 28, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected] Live Cinema Concert to Showcase Locally Written Soundtrack for Chaplin’s ‘The Kid’  CANYON, Texas — One of the classic films of...

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