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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: 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 »

 

In Profile: Brashears says cooking up MicroZap was a nine years in the making

In Profile: Brashears says cooking up MicroZap was a nine years in the making

While the results of a new food-purifying technology designed by a Texas Tech research team may be instant, the instant success being seen by its spin-off company – MicroZap – has actually been in the works for years. Key to MicroZap’s ground-breaking process is use of microwave technology to purify food and water.  more »

 

In Profile: Kelley takes Ag Council reins with increased opportunity emphasis

In Profile: Kelley takes Ag Council reins with increased opportunity emphasis

From the time she was a little girl on her parent’s ranch to when she joined the FFA in high school, agriculture has been one of Krysti Kelley’s biggest passions. Today, she continues that targeted focus as president of Texas Tech’s Ag Council.  more »

 

In Profile: Sam Prien walks a technology bridge between AFS, Tech’s HSC

In Profile: Sam Prien walks a technology bridge between AFS, Tech’s HSC

 Sam Prien’s work world is divided between two disparate parts of the Texas Tech campus. The professor, an expert in assisted reproductive technologies, splits his daily duties between Tech’s Health Sciences Center Obstetrics and Gynecology Department and the university’s nationally-known Department of Animal and Food Sciences.  more »