Monthly Archives: April 2012

HDFS Grad Students Win Research, Teaching Awards

HDFS graduate students continue to excel  in both research and teaching, garnering university-level recognition for their talents.

The Texas Tech Graduate School held its 11th annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition the week of March 26-30. In the category “Human Sciences 1,” Satabdi Samtani won first place for her study “Perceptions and Knowledge of HIV/AIDS among Citizens in Kolkata.” (Kolkata is a city in India, known also as Calcutta.)

In addition, Emilia Baron and Kristina Keyton were among 24 recipients campuswide of the Helen DeVitt Jones Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award.

Categories: Graduate Students, Research, Teaching

Rojas-McWhinney Featured on TTU Grad School Website

HDFS Ph.D. student Jennifer Rojas-McWhinney is featured in a rotating photo montage on the Graduate School website, depicting students’ research interests. Here is a screen-capture.


The Grad School website is at

Categories: Graduate Students, Research

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