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6 02, 2019

Field Guide: BRI Grassland Bird Research at Mimms Ranch

2019-02-06T02:48:17+00:00February 6, 2019|

• courtesy of Dr. Mieke Titulaer and Fabiola Baeza • Over the past five decades, grassland bird populations overwintering in the Chihuahuan Desert have declined by 70 to 80 percent, and scientists at the Borderlands Research Institute are currently trying to discover the cause or causes for this decline. BRI [...]

18 01, 2019

66-year-old Lobo Returns with Memories and Plans for Two Degrees

2019-01-21T20:15:31+00:00January 18, 2019|

• by Paul Slocumb • Among Sul Ross State University’s new spring enrollees is a former student with quite a few Lobo Land stories to tell. Carlton Oglesby, who attended SRSU from fall 1971 to summer 1973 has returned to Alpine to pursue both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in geology.  [...]

7 01, 2019

Sul Ross Grad Student Connects WWII Airman with Lifesaving History

2019-01-10T19:47:54+00:00January 7, 2019|

• courtesy of Karen Adams • On April 18, 1942, Lt. Col. James "Jimmy" Doolittle of the United States Army Air Forces led the first U.S. air attack on Japan.  Compared to other WWII actions, the Doolittle Raid caused relatively little material damage, but the courageous effort improved morale in [...]

20 12, 2018

Photo Recap: Fall 2018 Scholar’s Luncheon

2018-12-20T20:55:10+00:00December 20, 2018|

• by Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross State University honored 19 students graduating with honors at the Fall 2018 Scholar's Luncheon on Dec. 14 inside the Pete P. Gallego Center.  At Fall Commencement later that evening, the students were further recognized with gold cords for their academic achievements.  Five donors [...]

17 12, 2018

Sul Ross Freshman Wins Saddle Bronc World Championship at JNFR

2019-01-10T19:52:46+00:00December 17, 2018|

• by Paul Slocumb • Brandon Lansford enrolled at Sul Ross State University based on the reputations of Rodeo Coach C.J. Aragon and the University’s agriculture program.  Now, halfway through his freshman year, Lansford has already earned a world championship reputation of his own. Competing Dec. 6-10 in saddle bronc [...]

30 11, 2018

Photo Recap: First Lady’s Christmas Celebration

2018-11-30T23:15:20+00:00November 30, 2018|

• photos by Paul Slocumb • Lobos and lots of little Lobos packed the SRSU Wildenthal Memorial Library Wednesday night for the First Lady’s Annual Tree Lighting and Christmas Celebration. Following the courtyard tree lighting, SRSU First Lady Mrs. Pamela Kibler read ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, finishing just before a [...]

26 11, 2018

Q & A with Regents’ Professor Award Recipient Dr. Louis Harveson

2018-11-26T15:06:56+00:00November 26, 2018|

• by Sara Carsrud • Dr. Louis Harveson, a Sul Ross professor of Natural Resource Management and the Dan Allen Hughes, Jr., Director of the Borderlands Research Institute, was recently honored with a Texas State University System Regents' Professor Award.  He answers questions about teaching at SRSU and the experience [...]

19 11, 2018

Alpine Lions Club Promotes Kindness With Annual Peace Contest

2018-11-19T18:54:41+00:00November 19, 2018|

• by Paul Slocumb • The Alpine Lions Club recently completed judging their 2018 Peace Contest and will be sending the winning art entry by Alpine Middle School student Jordan Wilks into regional competition. Promoting the theme of “Kindness Matters”, all of the Contest’s winning entries were displayed in the [...]