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In Profile: Texas Tech honors AFS’s Max Miller for 50 years of solid service

In Profile: Texas Tech honors AFS’s Max Miller for 50 years of solid service

When Max Miller came from Brownfield to Texas Tech in 1955 to begin his undergraduate studies, the only traffic light between there and Lubbock was at 19th and University. These days there’s a lot more stop lights, but nothing in the interim has slowed Miller’s affection for his university. Indeed, the school has become the focal point of his career.  more »

 

In Profile: Plant and Soil Science standout Katie Setterbo is ready for the real-world

In Profile: Plant and Soil Science standout Katie Setterbo is ready for the real-world

Last fall Katie Setterbo, a senior horticulture and turfgrass science major, spent her days working as a congressional intern with the U.S. House Agriculture Committee. The Fredericksburg native was one of three specially selected students to get some first-hand experience into the government’s day-to-day operations. Here, in her own words, are some of the highlights of her experience:  more »

 

In Profile: AFS’s Ashley Lembke brings home AQHA World Championship Title

In Profile: AFS’s Ashley Lembke brings home AQHA World Championship Title

Day-to-day Ashley Lembke has her hands in a number of engaging endeavors from being a full-time employee to graduate student studies. But it’s the Texas Tech animal science doctoral candidate’s most recent effort that’s landed her in the limelight as one of the newest American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Champions.  more »

 

In Profile: AFS’s Loni Woolley remains dedicated to agriculture, meat science

In Profile: AFS’s Loni Woolley remains dedicated to agriculture, meat science

Passion, meat science and agriculture go hand-in-hand for Texas Tech University meat science graduate student Loni Woolley. Born and bred into agriculture, she has always been a part of the industry.  more »

 

In Profile: NRM grad Angie Reid remains fired up about ecology-based career

In Profile: NRM grad Angie Reid remains fired up about ecology-based career

While growing up in Minnesota, Angie Reid knew one thing for certain. She wasn’t cut out for an office job with its pervasive suits and heels. Instead, she wanted a career where she could combine her passion of the outdoors and love of protecting wildlife. As a high school senior, Reid started looking at universities with rangeland majors.  more »

 

In Profile: Jurek takes helm of National Agriculture Communicators of Tomorrow

In Profile: Jurek takes helm of National Agriculture Communicators of Tomorrow

Faith Jurek was introduced to the agriculture world when she moved to Texas in seventh grade. Now, the Texas Tech standout is president of the National Agriculture Communicators of Tomorrow.  more »

 

In Profile: Sarah Gorney’s summer of growth at the Smithsonian Gardens

In Profile: Sarah Gorney’s summer of growth at the Smithsonian Gardens

While not exactly like a scene out of Night at the Museum, Sarah Gorney, a senior in Texas Tech’s Department of Landscape Architecture spent 12 weeks as the Smithsonian Gardens Landscape Architecture Intern in Washington, D.C. this summer. A native of Fairfax, Va., a D.C. suburb, her duties included preparation of designs, presentations, planning reports and more.  more »