May 3, 2020
The Department of Animal Sciences hosted a virtual Student Celebration of Excellence on April 28, 2020 to honor the achievements of undergraduate seniors and graduate students.
Apr 20, 2020
During the sesquicentennial year (150 years), the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has dedicated the 2020 Celebration of Students Program to Dr. James Kinder.
Apr 19, 2020
The Department of Animal Sciences had five of the 25 Distinguished Seniors recognized in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. This award is given to those seniors who excel in academics and scholarship, research and innovation, service and involvement, and influence and leadership. The seniors recognized were:
Mar 5, 2020
Department of Animal Sciences alumni and current graduate students received awards at the 2020 American Society of Animal Sciences (ASAS)-American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Midwest Annual Meeting. The meeting was held March 2-4 in Omaha, NE. Animal Sciences Professor, Dr. Steven Moeller, is serving as President of the ASAS Midwest Section for 2019-2020 and played an important role in the planning and execution of the meeting.
2020 Award Winners
Feb 20, 2020
OARDC/Krauss Dairy Center was recognized by the National Mastitis Council for quality milk production at its January 31st, 2020 Awards Luncheon, held in conjunction with the NMC 59th Annual Meeting in Orlando. Krauss was recognized as a Gold NDQA (National Dairy Quality Award) Winner. Krauss Dairy was one of only 38 dairy operations recognized at either the Platinum, Gold or Silver level. Farms were nominated by professionals, such as dairy plant field staff, veterinarians, Extension specialists and dairy herd improvement supervisors, who serve the dairy industry.
Feb 11, 2020
PhD student Kaylin Chasser earned the highest score in oral presentations at the Southern Conference on Avian Diseases. The conference is part of The International Poultry Scientific Forum.
Chasser's presentation was titled: "Effect of day of hatch inoculation with Gram-negative bacteria on gastrointestinal inflammation." Dr. Lisa Bielke, assistant professor, supervised the research.
Jan 29, 2020
Christine Gelley, OSU extension ANR, Noble County:
Jan 23, 2020
The Department of Animal Sciences had 181 students on the Dean's List for autumn 2019. Of those, 33 had a 4.0 GPA during the semester. Students completing a minimum of 12 graded credit hours with a GPA of 3.5 or higher for any given term will be named to the Dean's List for that term in the college in which they are enrolled. Courses graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) or pass/non-pass (PA/NP) do not count toward the minimum 12 graded hours, and a grade of U, E, EN, or NP will disqualify you from making the Dean's List, even if you meet the 3.5 criteria.
Jan 21, 2020
Current OSU Nutrition PhD candidate Alex Tebbe ('17, MS in Animal Sciences), recent graduate Dr. Jerad Jaborek ('19, PhD in Animal Sciences) and alumnus Dr. Bo Harstine ('11, MS in Animal Sciences and '13, PhD in Animal Sciences) will be honored at the 2020 American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) & American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Midwest Meeting.
Jan 8, 2020
Dairy Program Specialist and Dairy Judging Team Coach Bonnie Ayars has been featured in a chapter in the book, "The Land of Milk & Money: Lessons Learned & Business Earned from Women in Dairy." In the chapter devoted to Ayars, she discusses lessons learned growing up on a dairy farm, working as part of the Ayars Family Farm, and her role as a dairy educator.