News & Announcements Archive

Early Acceptance to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University has offered early acceptance to four Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department sophomore students: Maura Haley, Morgane Golan, Abbie Cashel, and Eddie Wong.   Read more »

Mitchell Manning Awarded Campus Climate Improvement Grant

Veterinary and Animal Sciences student, Mitchell Manning ‘18 was awarded a Campus Climate Improvement Grant to host a First-Generation Mixer. The First-Generation Mixer seeks to unite students, faculty and staff around the first-generation college experience. This event will feature partnerships from across campus and celebrate what it means to be “first-gen.”   Read more »

Learn What's New in the World of In-vivo Imaging!

The Animal Imaging Facility is hosting the founder of MI Labs, Prof. Freek Beekman, Ph.D. who will present High Performance Pre-clinical Integrated PET, SPECT, Optical & X-ray Tomography, and Ultra-high resolution clinical SPECT on Wednesday, May 9 at noon in LSL 340S.   Read more »

UMass NESA Team Places Second

The UMass NESA teams traveled to Rutgers University to compete in Quiz Bowl, Livestock Judging, Independent Research Presentations, and Individual Presentations. The 2018 UMass team placed Second overall!       Read more »

VASCI Students certified in Artificial Insemination

Twenty students traveled to Select Sires in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania during the 2018 Spring Break to be learn the technique and become certified in Artificial Insemination for cattle.   Read more »

BellevueDavid Oshinsky to Present "Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital"

David Oshinsky to Pres ent “Bellevue: ThreeCenturies of Medicine and Mayhem at America’sMost Storied Hospital” Tuesday, April , 24, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm, CHC Events Hall, free and open to the public      Read more »

Annual Bay State Livestock Classic - Fun for the Whole Family!

The annual Bay State Livestock Classic will be held at the Hadley Farm on Saturday, April 14 - 9am - 4pm.   Read more »

Science Day will be held Wednesday, May 2

VASCI undergraduates will present their research on Science Day. The day will include short oral presentations from students in the morning, followed by poster presentations by undergraduate students conducting independent studies projects with Departmental Faculty members in the afternoon. All VASCI students are welcome to attend.   Read more »

Getting Your Genetics Right: Converting Performance Records into Relevant Decision-Making Tools

The National Sheep Improvement Program (NSIP) Workshops are being conducted May 2-9, 2018 in CT, MA, ME, NH, RI and VT.      Read more »

Dr.s Minter & Thayumanavan Focus on Drug Delivery System for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Two Institute of Applied Life Sciences (IALS) researchers, organic and polymer chemist Thai Thayumanavan and professor of animal science Lisa Minter, have partnered with Anika Therapeutics Inc. of Bedford to co-develop a new product for treating the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis.   Read more »