News & Announcements Archive

Kaitlin McGarvey '18 selected for Rising Researcher Award

As the commonwealth’s flagship public research university, UMass Amherst provides a unique opportunity for students to conduct hands-on research early in their academic careers. This semester, UMass honors six undergraduates with the Rising Researcher Award for their highly ambitious pursuit of research and scholarly activity.   Read more »

VASCI Alum, Kristina O'Keefe Accepts Position as North Attleboro Animal Control Officer/Shelter Director

Kristina O’Keefe earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science here in 2015. In October of 2017 she shared this story with her former academic advisor, Kathleen Arcaro, saying “I hope this just provides another option for future students.”   Read more »

Inca llamaHappy 23rd Birthday to Inca!

The UMass Hadley Farm’s llama, Inca celebrated her 23rd Birthday on December 5.   Read more »

Radhika Goenka has research results published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine

Radhika Goenka, who earned her Doctor of Philosphy degree through the Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department’s Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program in 2008 has had her post-doc research results published in the January 2014 issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine.   Read more »

Chuang Chen has research results published in the Journal of Immunology

Chuang Chen, who earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree through the Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department’s Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program in July of 2012 has had her first author paper research results published in the July 2014 issue of the Journal of Immunology.   Read more »

Kate McCusker's research photos selected for the covers of Disease Models & Mechanisms and Regeneration

Catherine (Kate) McCusker who earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree through the Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program in February of 2010 has had her research photos selected for the covers of the June 2014 issue of Disease Models & Mechanisms and the February 2014 issue of Regeneration.   Read more »

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 »