The PRAIRIE

Dr. Ballard lectures about Titanic and other discoveries

Lisa Hellier

April 27, 2012

Dr. Robert Ballard lectured at Mary Moody Northen Hall on April 23 as part of the WTAMU Distinguished Lecture Series. Ballard is known for his deep-sea exploration and, more specifically, his discovery of the remains of the E.M.S...

WTAMU instructor wins Athletic Trainer Award

Matthew Watkins

April 17, 2012

The National Athletic Trainer’s Association recently announced the 2012 winners of the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainers award. Among the winners was WTAMU’s Lorna Strong, the Sports and Exercise Science department head a...

Students help professors in death penalty study

Ashley Hendrick

April 10, 2012

A handful of professors at WTAMU are teaming up to research how death-qualified juries in Texas affect the outcome of capital murder cases and students are weighing in on the study. “We want to examine this idea of death...

Jean Walker is honored by Amarillo Women’s Network

Brittany Castillo

April 3, 2012

WTAMU’s Jean Walker was awarded the 2011 Dual Career/Lifetime Achievement Award by the Amarillo Women’s Network (AWN). Walker is WT’s Miller Professor of Entrepreneurship, and she created the Students In Free Enterprise (SI...

Professor Conn Thomas’ passion reaps rewards

Ashley Hendrick

February 28, 2012

The College of Education and Social Sciences has awarded Dr. Conn Thomas, WTAMU professor of Education, the Geneva Schaeffer Professor of Education and Social Sciences award. The award will allow Thomas access to $5,000 in ...