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Department Roundup: February 2015

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  1. Welcome to the new format for the Monthly Roundup. The newsletter is now based out of the Department of Animal Sciences web site.

  2. Congratulations to our recent graduates!

  3. Congratulations to the team of Jared Ashworth, Holden Hutchinson, Gabby Ruble, and Candace Lease, first place in the OSU Academic Quadrathlon.

  4. Four animal sciences majors took home first and second place honors with their undergraduate research poster presentations and two animal sciences professors received recognition.

  5. Caitlyn Mullins, a senior majoring in meat science, recently presented her undergraduate research at the 2015 National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC) presented by The Harvard College Undergraduate Research Association. The event was held January 22-24, 2015.

  6. The team competed in the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado, and at the Dixie National in Jackson, Mississippi.

  7. The Ohio State University dairy judging team competed in the Ft. Worth Stock Show contest on Sunday, January 18 in Texas.

  8. A Human and Animal Interactions study abroad took place in Greece December 27, 2014-January 9, 2015.

  9. With sadness, we report the passing of some friends and colleagues.

  10. Link to articles about Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia, "new" alumnus Dr. Bruce Marhefka, Dr. Michael Cressman, Rachel Fladung, and David Minich.


  1. The NIFA Request for Applications are now open in many different areas.


  1. For a complete list of CFAES programs, check here. If you have any questions about the programs that we offer contact Ms.


  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