A representative for the association will be visiting the Texas Tech campus in late February to assess Tech's Quality Enhancement Plan - in other words, to assess the quality of the education that students at Tech receive.
The Texas Tribune, an Austin-based publication that covers policy and politics in Texas, made the trek from Austin to Lubbock last week as a part of a statewide discussion that looks toward the next five years in public and higher education.
Newport, Panama, and San Diego do not seem to have much in common with Lubbock. But now, a new discovery is linking these areas together.
Salmonella Lubbock, or scientifically known as salmonella enterica subspecies Lubbock, is a new serotype of food poisoning. Traditionally, salmonella strains are named after the location they were discovered in. Marie Bugarel, a research assistant professor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences, discovered the new strain while testing a known type of salmonella.