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  1. Academic Advising Appointment Leads to Establishment of Wounded Warrior Project OSU

    Nov 5, 2018

    A lot can happen within an academic advising appointment; courses, extracurricular activities, and internships are often discussed, and graduation plans are made. But for Animal Sciences major and Army ROTC member Kellie Garrity, she learned that The Ohio State University did not have a student organization to support the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP).

  2. 68th Annual Poultry Science Club Turkey Sale

    Oct 9, 2018

    Enjoy a fresh Ohio-grown, range-reared turkey at a great price from the Poultry Science Club. All orders must be received by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Turkey pick up will be on Monday, November 19th from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20th, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. outside Room 117 of the Animal Science Building, 2029 Fyffe Ct.

  3. Knipe Teaches 70+ HACCP Training Courses Over 20 Years

    Sep 21, 2018

    For over 20 years, Dr. Lynn Knipe, associate professor of food and animal sciences in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, has provided training as part of the Meat Science Extension program. Since 1998, he has taught 1,824 people in 71 introductory Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Training for Meat and Poultry Processors courses. 

  4. Multi Scholar Program Promotes Meat Science and Helps Puerto Rico

    Sep 19, 2018

    Dr. Lyda G. Garcia’s, assistant professor of Meat Science in the Department of Animal Sciences, efforts to promote higher education and the Ohio State Meat Science program has led to a unique opportunity for two Puerto Rican students to achieve a bachelor’s degree in Meat Science at The Ohio State University.

  5. Pairis-Garcia's New Animal Welfare Designation Shows Compassion, Expertise

    Aug 31, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – A veterinarian and assistant professor of animal sciences in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University (CFAES) has been named a Diplomate of the American College of Animal Welfare, the only swine veterinarian in Ohio to earn such a designation.

    In fact, Monique Pairis-Garcia, who is also an animal welfare specialist with Ohio State University Extension, is the first veterinarian at Ohio State to earn board certification in this relatively new veterinary specialty. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of CFAES.

  6. (L. to R.) Dr. Benjamin Wenner and Dr. Benjamin Enger

    The Department of Animal Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Members Wenner and Enger

    Aug 21, 2018

    The Department of Animal Sciences welcomes two new assistant professors to the department for autumn 2018, Dr. Benjamin Wenner and Dr. Benjamin Enger.

    Dr. Benjamin Wenner

    Dr. Benjamin Wenner returns to the Department of Animal Sciences as an assistant professor. His early involvement in 4-H has led to a career in animal nutrition research and education.

  7. Dr. Lyda Garcia Provides Mini-Beef 509 Class for Young Cattlemen's Conference

    Aug 16, 2018

    Dr. Lyda G. Garcia, assistant professor of Meat Science in the Department of Animal Sciences, provided a Mini-Beef 509 class for the 2018 Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC). Garcia provided hands-on learning on how meat is graded, fabrication of wholesale and retail cuts, and other issues that can affect beef quality and pricing. Participants also viewed champion carcasses from the 2018 Ohio State Fair.

  8. Ezeji Awarded NSF Grant

    Aug 15, 2018

    Dr. Thaddeus Ezeji, associate professor Department of Animal Sciences, has been awarded a continuing grant by the National Science Foundation. The $95,779.00 grant is for Ezeji's work as primary investigator on "Developing second-generation hyper-producers of butanol from biomass by activating dormant pathways." The abstract for the grant is below.

  9. Dr. Lisa Bielke receives her award

    Bielke and Clark Receive Awards at the Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting

    Aug 13, 2018

    Drs. Lisa Bielke and Daniel Clark, assistant professors in the Department of Animal Sciences, earned awards at the Poultry Science Association (PSA) Annual Meeting. Bielke received the 2018 Novus Outstanding Scholar award; Clark received the Hy-Line International Research Award.

  10. Pairis-Garcia Earns AFRI Grant

    Jul 3, 2018

    Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia, assistant professor, received a $497,500 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) grant. She is the primary investigator for the project “Timely On-Farm Euthanasia of Cattle: Exploring Caretaker Decision-Making and Training Methods.”

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