Alumni

Welcome, Vet & Animal Sciences Alums!

The Life Sciences Alumni Network invites you to connect with fellow alumni and life sciences professionals.

Become an Alumni Advisor! UMass Alumni Advisors program is a quick and easy online platform that facilitates one-to-one career conversations.

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is proud to congratulate the Class of 2020!

Please enjoy our VASCI Class of 2020 Celebratory Video recognizing our Animal Science and Pre-Veterinary Science Majors.

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is proud to congratulate the graduates of our new major, Veterinary Technology!

News From the Farms

The annual Bay State Livestock Classic has been cancelled. Additional updates and resources can be found at umass.edu/coronavirus.

 

Dairy Calf Management Class

Courtney BabcockWatch the video of VASCI students, Dr. Hulyer and Dr. Duby at Devine Farm.

 

Updates from Graduates

Sydney Hastain '18 presents at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Sydney Hastain (VASCI class of 2018) recently presented a cytology case of equine endometritis caused by Coccidioides posadasii hyphae at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP).   Read more »

Virtual Screening of "Picture A Scientist"

Dipika Nandi, Doctoral Student in the Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department is hosting a Virtual Screening of Picture A Scientist.   Read more »

Morgane Golan has been published in the Backyard Poultry Magazine.

Morgane (BS – pre-veterinary science ’20) describes the VASCI Poultry Management class for readers and gives them an inside look at how our students are directly involved in the care and management of the poultry flock each semester.   Read more »

COVID-19 Blog: Stay up-to-date with Info from the Osborne and Minter Labs

The Osborne and Minter lab members have created a blog called “The Spiking the Spike.” https://medium.com/@covidblog19umass   Read more »

Jillian Morrell, BS '19 - Envisioning a World Without Animal Shelters

Jillian Morrell, BS ‘19 and Tufts MAPP student, (MS’20) has dedicated much of her life to serving shelter animals, but hopes in the future there won’t be a need for the facilities.   Read more »

UMass Amherst Scientists Prepare Sterile Solution for COVID-19 Tests

Answering an urgent call for assistance from regional health care systems, a volunteer team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is preparing, testing and delivering thousands of vials of viral transport media, a chemical solution needed for COVID-19 diagnostic testing.   Read more »