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Department of Animal Sciences


: Alumni Newsletter - Summer 2018

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  1. Here are some of the upcoming Animal Sciences events:

  2. Join us for an enjoyable evening featuring Jack Hanna and animals from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium!

  3. Looking for employment opportunities? Need to find a great fit for your company?

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

    The Department of Animal Sciences welcomed two new assistant professors to the department, Dr. Benjamin Wenner and Dr. Benjamin Enger.

  5. 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).

  6. Dr. Thaddeus Ezeji, associate professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, has been awarded a continuing grant by the National Science Foundation.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.”

  9. Faculty, students, and alumni from the Department of Animal Sciences participated in the American Meat Science Association's Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC). The conference was held June 24-27, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri.

  10. The Department of Animal Sciences and the Ohio Pork Council joined to host ‘Pork 509’ - a pork quality seminar. Attendees from allied industries, swine producers, pork finishers, and undergraduates learned about swine welfare, genetics, nutrition, meat quality and processing characteristics.

  11. Recent Animal Sciences graduate Jaime Uren won first place at the American Dairy Science Association – Student Affiliate Division (ADSA-SAD) annual meeting, in the Undergraduate Production Oral Presentation Competition.

  12. Jack Korenyi-Both, a junior in the Department of Animal Sciences from Hubbard, Ohio, was one of 13 students awarded a scholarship from The Ohio State University Alumni Association.


  1. All OSU Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS) staff were sent home to tele-commute until further notice.The CCS phone line 614-292-5766 remains available for emergency assistance 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

  2. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr.

  3. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has renewed its partnership with and will continue to provide ALL students and faculty the opportunity to