News & Announcements Archive

Janice Telfer, PhDJanice Telfer selected for Hall of Distinction

Janice Telfer, PhD and Veterinary and Animal Sciences Professor has been selected for induction to the Clinton Central School District Foundation Hall of Distinction.   Read more »

Janice Telfer, PhDJanice Telfer awarded National Institute of Food and Agriculture Grant

The  USDA- National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant of $642,000 will enable Janice Telfer, professor in the Department of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, College of Natural Sciences to advance knowledge in universal vaccine design strategies.   Read more »

Sam Nodiff '22 Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

July 26, 2022 Sam Nodiff of Elmsford, New York, has been awarded a Fellowship of $8,500 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi-the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.   Read more »

3Daughters Named Best Startup at Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day

University of Massachusetts Amherst Institute for Applied Life Sciences’ (IALS) startup company 3Daughters was named Best Startup at the 15th annual Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day in Boston on July 21.   Read more »

John Marshall Clark, PhDEmbryonic Exposure to Environmental Pollutants and the Risk of Diabetes

John Clark, professor of environmental toxicology in Veterinary and Animal Sciences (VASCI), and Alicia Timme-Laragy, associate professor in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, are part of a University of Massachusetts Amherst research team that has received a $2.44 million, five-year grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue their research into how embryonic exposure to certain common pollutants may put people at risk for diabetes and other metabolic health conditions later in life.   Read more »

ewemass sheepThe Next-Generation Lawnmower Is a Sheep

Sustainable EweMass, a remarkable collaboration with the Stockbridge School of Agriculture and the UMass Hadley Farm is testing out the possibility of transferring some of the University’s lawn-mowing duties to the UMass sheep flock.   Read more »

Spring 2022 Dean's List

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is pleased to congratulate our Dean’s List students.   Read more »

Veterinary Technology Program awards Eleven Scholarships

May 2022 The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is pleased to announce the 2022 Veterinary Technology Scholarship Awards.   Read more »

grad. retreat 22VASCI Research Retreat

On May 26th, the VASCI department convened at the Terrrazza Country Club in Greenfield, MA for a bi-annual research retreat.   Read more »

Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 2022 Scholarship Awards

May 2022 The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is pleased to announce the 2022 Scholarship Awards.   Read more »