Sul Ross Senior Megan Miller Elected TSTA-AE District 6 President

• courtesy of the Sul Ross Department of Education • Sul Ross Senior EC-6 Education Major, Megan Miller, was recently elected District 6 President at the 63rd Annual Texas State Teachers Association – Aspiring Educators Conference and House of Delegates.  Miller is also President of the SRSU TSTA Chapter.  Vice [...]

April 13, 2019|

Sul Ross Grads Turn Passion for Design into Thriving Business

• by Paul Slocumb • When Juan Aguirre enrolled at Sul Ross, like many Lobos he decided to fill some of his free time with a student job. "I applied at the library and print shop to help pay for school," he said.  "They both offered me a job, but [...]

March 17, 2019|

Sul Ross’ Brandt Buchanan Awarded Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association Scholarship

• by Oliver Pinckney and Paul Slocumb • The Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association (TOWA) has awarded its 2019 Dan Klepper Memorial Scholarship to Sul Ross State University student Brandt Buchanan. “I’m excited and honored,” said Buchanan.  “I’m very grateful to have my work acknowledged by TOWA members and to receive [...]

March 6, 2019|

Field Guide: BRI Grassland Bird Research at Mimms Ranch

• 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 [...]

February 6, 2019|

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

• 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.  [...]

January 18, 2019|

Daytrip! The Mission Trail: San Elizario, Socorro, and Ysleta

• by Paul Slocumb • The story of El Paso's Mission Trail begins thousands of years ago with the hunter-gatherers who first inhabited what is now the El Paso/Ciudad Juárez metro area.  These hunter-gatherers began moving towards agricultural food production around 400 A.D., and their transition culminated in complex pueblos built [...]

January 15, 2019|

Sul Ross Grad Student Connects WWII Airman with Lifesaving History

• 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 [...]

January 7, 2019|