Alumni and Faculty Profiles


After 10 Years of Waiting, Family and Country Welcome Home One of Their Own

(VIDEO) Major Troy Gilbert, a 1993 Texas Tech University alumnus, was killed when his F-16 fighter jet crashed in Iraq during a rescue mission in 2006.
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Non-Traditional Texas Tech Doctoral Student Finds Redemption in Research

Brandon Logan, a foster care reform advocate and father of five, is using his own experience of a fatherless childhood to improve the lives of Texas children.
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Keep Calm and Carry On: Ken Peek Solves Out-of-This-World Problems

This Texas Tech alumnus knows what it means to shoot for the stars.
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Industry Magazine Honors Texas Tech Food Sciences Researcher

The National Provisioner recognized Mindy Brashears as one of its '25 Future Icons.'
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Abbott Appoints Education Dean to State Board for Educator Certification

Scott Ridley has been at the forefront of teacher preparation reform since before coming to Texas Tech in 2011.
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Mirror Image: Female Athletes Participate in Nationwide Body Image Study

Texas Tech was one of 10 universities to participate in this pilot research, intended to help women develop better relationships with their bodies.
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