News & Announcements Archive

Students Present Research Findings at the William Lee Science Impact Program Poster Session

CNS undergraduate students, Morgane Golan, Pre-vet ’20; Steve Peguero, Animal Science ’19; and Taylor Guertin, Biochemistry ’19 presented research findings at the William Lee Science Impact Program poster presentation on Friday, August 3rd.   Read more »

VASCI hosts Pre-Veterinary Medicine Summer Pre-College class for high school students.

In July, the Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences offered its second Pre-Veterinary Medicine Summer Pre-College class for 18 high school students.   Read more »

Internship Evaluating Animal Nutrition of Dairy Cattle in the Eifel region of Germany

VASCI student, Breannarose Lamb ‘20 is participating in an internship evaluating Animal Nutrition of Dairy Cattle in the Eifel region of Germany this summer.   Read more »

VASCI thanks Mullins Crew

Many thanks to Kim Graham and her crew from the Mullins Center for providing community service by weeding and mulching the gardens at the Hadley Farm.   Read more »

Mass Sheep and Woolcraft Fair

UMass Hadley Farm Livestock Barn Manager, Alice Newth provides outreach for UMass and participates in the local agriculture scene by assisting with the annual Mass Sheep and Woolcraft Fair held at the Cummington Fairgrounds over Memorial Day weekend.   Read more »

New England Dressage UMass Breed Shows I and II

UMass Equine Instructors, Cassandra Uricchio, PhD and Jillianne Smith will be hosting the New England Dressage UMass Breed Shows I and II, Shows # 337616 and 337617 on Saturday, July 21, 2018 and Sunday, July 22, 2018.   Read more »

UMass Horses for Sale

UMass has several horses available to be purchased and adopted.   Read more »

VASCI introduces Equine Science Concentration

The Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department’s Animal Science Major BS degree now offers an Equine Science concentration that is based on knowledge of basic scientific concepts applied to the equine species and combined with hands-on stable management experience.   Read more »

UMass Students Train Service Dogs

Service dogs in training are a common sight on campus, found in the library, in lecture halls, and even on PVTA buses, thanks to a partnership with Diggity Dogs Service Dogs Inc. Diggity Dogs is a psychiatric and medical service-dog training organization based in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.   Read more »

Early Acceptance to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University has offered early acceptance to four Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department sophomore students: Maura Haley, Morgane Golan, Abbie Cashel, and Eddie Wong.   Read more »