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

Teaching Giraffes to take Radiographs!

Rebecca Schneyer earned her BS in Animal Science in 2014 and is now employed as a Senior Keeper of Hooves & Horns at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Massachusetts where she is teaching giraffes to place their hooves on blocks for radiographs.   Read more »

Introducing "Bay State Ophelia"

Introducing the newest Morgan horse at the UMass Hadley Farm, Bay State Ophelia!   Read more »

The Newest Addition at the UMass Hadley Farm

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our newest addition at the UMass Hadley Farm: a Hanoverian foal named “Stockbridge Sonnet UM” lovingly nicknamed “Levi”.   Read more »

Science Day will be Thursday, 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 »

2 year old Registered Hanoverian Gelding for sale

Dr. Weltklasse or “Dewey” priced at $500.00, for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the horse, please contact jrsmith [at] umass [dot] edu   Read more »

Rays of Hope Center for Breast Cancer Research Breast Research Registry now has over 1,000 participants

The D’Amour Center for Cancer Care recently announced that there are now more than 1,000 participants in the Breast Research Registry.   Read more »