News & Announcements Archive

Marc Maserati BS 1999, MS 2013

Marc Maserati, who earned his Master of Science degree through the Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department’s Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program in 2013 (BS ’99) has now successfully cloned over 30 cows and horses.   Read more »

Frances and Chou-Chu Hong Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary and Animal Sciences Established

Dr. Chou-Chu Hong, who earned his Ph.D. at UMass Amherst in Veterinary and Animal Sciences in 1973, has brought international distinction to his alma mater.   Read more »

Dr. Nuno Carreiro, DVM

Dr. Carreiro (UMass, AS1998, BS 2001, MS 2002) has joined the faculty of Becker College School of Animal Studies.   Read more »

Sean Downing,Ph.D.

Sean Downing earned his Master of Science degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology in 1996. His thesis was titled “Expression Patterns of p53 and p21waf1 During Mammary Gland Development: A Possible Mechanism for Involution”.   Read more »

Shijun Zheng, DVM,PhD.

Dr. Zheng 2000 is a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine at China Agricultural University.   Read more »

EweMass Wool Blankets Available for Purchase for Limited Time

EweMass wool blankets are for sale. Enjoy the warmth from UMass Amherst sheep and help support animal science student activities and the livestock program.   Read more »

Sandra Petersen Presents Workshop on Predicting Ph.D. Attainment

Sandra Petersen, veterinary and animal sciences and director of the Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NEAGEP), presented a workshop at the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring on Oct. 27 in Atlanta, Georgia.   Read more »

Recipes Sought for Cookbook Supporting Graduate Students

The campus community is invited submit favorite family recipes to the “Cultural Heritage Family Cookbook” being prepared as a fundraiser for graduate students facing food insecurity.   Read more »

Peer Mentors Decorate Pumpkins

VASCI Peer Mentors met to enjoy decorating locally grown pumpkins and discuss registering for next semester’s classes, good study habits and acing exams.   Read more »