The PRAIRIE

Students help mentor high schools for GEAR UP

Lisa Hellier

February 21, 2012

GEAR UP is a grant program designed to help prepare students, academically and financially for postsecondary education. “We follow one class of students from the time they are in seventh grade until they graduate from high...

WT agriculture professor contracted for research

Tabatha Taylor

February 14, 2012

Born and raised in Amarillo, Dr. Robert Deotte understands the power and expanse of the beef industry in the Panhandle. It is the reason why Dr. Deotte has recently started a study to find a way to create a more efficient disposal...

WTAMU houses state’s only entirely online EMA program

Ashley Hendrick

February 14, 2012

After attending classes all day on campus, the occasional online class can be a welcomed relief. For Emergency Management students at WTAMU however, online classes are a way of life through the Emergency Management Administration...

International professors reveal how they became part of WTAMU

Jordan Fry

December 7, 2011

Web Editor's Note: This story is Part three of a three part series. Dr. Rajan Alex India Associate Professor of Computer Science Dr. Rajan Alex came to America to pursue his master’s degree because he wanted to get a b...

Music department wins “Can-Tree” food drive

Krystina Martinez

December 6, 2011

On Nov. 30, the departments of the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts College came together for “Cans For Christmas,” an event put together by the Ad/PR Society to support the High Plains Food Bank. “Our philanthropy is the High ...

Opportunities for students outside of the classroom

Maria Molina

November 29, 2011

The success of the freshmen readership program at WTAMU has inspired other readership opportunities around campus. The CORE office organized two different readership during the Fall semester, the Leadership Readership and the...

Department of Communications screens Fast Talk

Daniela Fierro

November 15, 2011

On Nov. 8, the WTAMU Department of Communication screened “Fast Talk,” a documentary, at the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Recital Hall. After the movie screening, a discussion panel followed, consisting of Charles Mallar...

IT answers to common problems on WT’s system

Jes Roskens

November 8, 2011

Many programs, devices and systems keep WTAMU running. However, most students only notice them when they stop working. The IT department decided to shed light on some of the most common issues students face. Why does the Interne...