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Animal Science Alumnus Leads Penn State Team to 2020 ASAS Academic Quadrathlon Championship

Monday, July 27, 2020

Ben Williamson, an alumnus of the Department of Animal Science, and his team of students from Penn State University won the 2020 National Academic Quadrathlon held July 18-23.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Alumni Awards Department of Animal Science

Animal Science Faculty Member Kelly Vierck Receives AMSA Student Teacher 'Cleaver' Award

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Kelly Vierck, an assistant professor of animal science, was recently named the doctoral recipient of the 2020 American Meat Science Association Student Teacher "Cleaver" Award.

 

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Department of Animal Science

Department of Animal Science Sets New High in Number of Veterinary School Acceptances

Friday, June 05, 2020

The Department of Animal Science set a record this year for the number of students accepted into veterinary school with a total of 24 individuals who have already been granted admission.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Agriculture Points of Pride Department of Animal Science

Animal Science Graduate Student Awarded Grant to Study Bovine Respiratory Disease in Cattle

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Jianmin Chai was awarded a grant to investigate the respiratory microbiome of beef cattle and the influences on bovine respiratory disease, using next-generation sequencing.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Research & Innovation Department of Animal Science

Department of Animal Science Announces 2020 Awards of Distinction

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Department of Animal Science recently announced its 2020 Awards of Distinction to three graduates and a friend of the program: Johnny Gunsaulis, Paul Beck, Sam Tabler and Buck Pendergraft.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Alumni Awards Department of Animal Science

Livestock Judging Team Wins 2020 Southeastern Livestock Expo Livestock Judging Contest

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Team members include Mesa Kutz, Jeffrey Marley, Jacob Marley, Alex Theodore, Carson Hopkins, Alexa Wandry, Jessika Calhoon and Dixie Miller.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Department of Animal Science
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